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Open positions at CORI

The Center on Rural Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer — people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. We are interested in your ambitions, personal experiences, great ideas, and passions, and believe that everyone’s unique story and perspective adds value to our organization.

  • This position will lead CORI's team focused on accelerating the growth of the tech workforce in its network of communities — with a specific focus on women and BIPOC workers — while developing and executing on strategies to bring these job opportunities to rural Americans.

Open positions at Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc (RISI)

RISI is the sister organization of the Center on Rural Innovation.

  • RISI is seeking someone who is able to distill complex ideas into simple terms for rural leaders building broadband infrastructure, brings experience in a professional client services environment, and is excited to bring their project management expertise to the table.
  • This position is responsible for a broad range of duties related to content and messaging internally and externally, including via email, online, print distribution, video, or other mediums such as social media account management.
  • RISI is seeking two interns responsible for client facing projects that are focused on different, core aspects of digital economic development. Projects will be matched to the interest and experience of applicants, and encompass a number of professional responsibilities.
  • This position will be responsible for building CORI's federal policy map, allowing the intern to strengthen their understanding of the legislative process, rural community engagement, and how policy-advocacy works to support the mission of CORI and our RIN communities.
  • The CORI Innovation Fund (CIF) is looking for an enterprising intern who wants to help positively impact rural America by assisting the fund’s efforts to identify and support the best entrepreneurs in small towns across the country.
  • This remote position will lead the accounting and finance functions and work closely with the Director of Finance and other organizational leads to lay the financial foundation that allows us to grow from $7 million to $10 million in revenue by 2023.
  • From coordinating daily business operations to supporting the logistics of the organization, this position, based in Hartland, VT, supports the work and productivity of the entire organization, working closely with the operations, people operations, and development teams.
  • Part of the Rural Innovation Initiative team, this role will work directly with rural community leaders as they navigate the assessment and strategy phases of an intensive technical assistance program.
Stay in touch

Don’t see an opening that’s quite right, but want to get on our radar for the next one? Send your resume to jobs (at) ruralinnovation.us and we’ll keep it on file.

CORI and RISI will manage the application and review process using our Workable platform. Please direct all inquiries through this system.​​ We are unable to respond to phone inquiries at this time.