Coordinator, Economic Development
One Acadiana (1A) is the Regional Economic Development Organization for the nine-parish (county) Acadiana Region, while also serving as the Chamber of Commerce for Lafayette Parish (the central business organization for Lafayette Parish). We are a business-led organization focused on making Acadiana one of the most sought-after places in the South for business and professional talent.
Representing roughly 600 businesses throughout a nine-parish area in South Louisiana, 1A is dedicated to moving the region forward. Our strategic approach to improving Acadiana's business climate includes cultivating a portfolio of competitive assets, marketing and promoting the region, and revitalizing our urban core.
To improve the quality and long-term sustainability of our regional community and economy, we believe business needs to contribute effective leadership. We know achieving our full potential will require a collaborative approach, which is why we built an inclusive organization that welcomes members, investors, and community partners to work with us in making Acadiana a place that defies social and political fragmentation by forging alliances and developing solutions.
1A is located in the City of Lafayette and serves a region of roughly 700,000 people with a vibrant culture and unique entrepreneurial spirit.
Economic Development Coordinator's role is to support One Acadiana's core Business Development activities with the overall goal of attracting and retaining business to secure new payroll, jobs, and capital investments in the region. The Business Development Coordinator reports to the Vice President of Economic Development.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements which may be inherent in the position. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
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