Career Opportunities


Data Visualization Specialist

ACOG is seeking an accomplished Data Visualization Specialist to join its Economic Development Services team. Candidates must display a passion for transforming multifaceted datasets into engaging visualizations and data stories. Reporting to the Economic Development Director, the Data Visualization Specialist will be responsible for the collection, management, analysis, and visualization of data including the development of dashboards, maps, data stories, and reports for use in a wide variety of business attraction and expansion, community development, and planning initiatives in the SC Upstate region. 

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Economic Development Planner

ACOG is seeking an Economic Development Planner to work as part of a dynamic, collaborative, and interdisciplinary team focused on using data and technology to support informed regional economic development and community planning in Upstate SC. The successful candidate will be technically skilled, naturally inquisitive, attentive to details, and highly organized. In addition, they will have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to interact effectively with partner organizations and government agencies. Specific areas of work include GIS mapping and analysis, research, grant writing, and the preparation of various studies, reports, and plans.

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Regional Jobs

Pacolet Town Administrator

The Town of Pacolet, SC (2,600) is seeking an energetic and visionary leader with strong collaboration skills to serve as its next Town Administrator. The next Town Administrator will work with a supportive Town Council that has a bold vision for the future. This is an excellent opportunity for a management professional who’s looking to make his or her mark. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references and salary history no later than 2:00 p.m. on June 10, 2022 to: Trey Eubanks, Government Services Manager, Appalachian Council of Governments.

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City of Mauldin Economic Development Director

The City of Mauldin will be taking applications for the position of Economic Development Director. The Economic Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing programs, projects, and initiatives that enhance the City of Mauldin’s economic vitality and contribute to the quality of life for those who live, work, and visit the City. Applications and more information can be found at the City of Mauldin's website.

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The ACOG is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.



The South Carolina Appalachian Region is nestled in the lush foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the northwest corner of the state. The ACOG serves a six county area that includes Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg counties.


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