The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB)

The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB)

Business Development Coordinator Needed

The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) is seeking a fulltime Business Development Coordinator. Position is in the Village of Lake George, NY but requires travel throughout nine upstate NY Counties.


  • Management of the LCLGRPB’s Small Business Loan Fund and working with small businesses throughout the region to address their economic development needs
  • Meeting with prospective small businesses
  • Providing technical assistance to small businesses with the development of business plans, loan applications and financials; ensuring program requirements are met with loan packages
  • Performing underwriting of loan packages and presenting potential loans to Committee
  • Closing approved loans and securing necessary documentation
  • Tracking loan payments and monitoring loan recipients
  • Assisting the Director with developing new programming to address the needs of businesses throughout the region
  • Maintaining a working rapport with state and federal funding agencies
  • Evaluating effectiveness of the Small Business Programs and producing reports


  • Must be able to work independently in a small office environment and perform required job duties
  • Position requires a good knowledge of the principles and practices of community and economic development planning and small business revitalization principles and practices
  • Good knowledge of financial loans for small business
  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations governing small business loans
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with prospective clients, business officials and the public
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and analyze quantitative data
  • Ability to organize material and prepare effective narrative, financial reports, and correspondence
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidential financial information regarding small businesses
  • Ability to take initiative and be resourceful
  • Prior experience with a government funded loan program is a plus

What to Expect:

  • Competitive salary with benefits available
  • Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements
  • A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at a later date
  • Candidate must meet civil service requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list

Email resume and cover letter to: Beth Gilles, Director at [email protected] with the subject line “Business Development Coordinator Resume” by November 28, 2022.

Contact #: 518-668-5773.

LCLGRPB is an EOE/AA Employer.

More information on the position can be found on the LCLGRPB website at