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 role will serve as an intellectual thought leader with the ability to perform in any phase of a project from design to implementation. Candidates should have an established track record of research accomplishments and demonstrated leadership capability.

Open positions at Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc. (RISI)

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

  • This role aids internal and external research and consulting through data specification design, analytics, mapping, and tool development. They also help the MDA infrastructure team with updates, methodologies, database and information systems, and code repositories.
  • This role is responsible for supporting communities looking to develop their digital economy ecosystems through our technical assistance process. This is a strategic role and a catalyst to support communities in their work to close the rural opportunity gap.
  • This 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 for our next phase of growth.
  • This remote role will be responsible for developing and implementing the organization's mapping, data, and analytics data warehousing solutions, including the design, maintenance, and implementation of data pipelines, integration, and technical requirements translation.
  • This role will lead the Mapping and Data Analytics team, part of our research program, and be responsible for ensuring effective planning and execution of data analysis and products — including project and customer requirements, vision scope, and budget.