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Staff Associate for Main Street South Carolina

Come join a team where you will be valued while engaging in meaningful work supporting the cities and towns in South Carolina! Flexible work arrangements available after a training and orientation period.

Who We Are

Welcome to the Municipal Association of South Carolina. The Association is a nonprofit organization representing all of South Carolina’s 271 cities and towns. The Association is dedicated to the principles established by the cities and towns that founded it: to offer the services, programs and products that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools necessary to operate efficiently and effectively in the complex world of local government.

The Association’s staff works as a team to deliver top-notch customer service to thousands of municipal officials across the state. From the largest cities to small, rural towns, we strive to offer trainings, grants, risk management services, statewide legislative advocacy, resources and other services that help municipal officials govern smarter and better.

South Carolina hometowns, represented by the Municipal Association of South Carolina, bring value to our state as important building blocks in supporting economic growth and prosperity. Come be a part of the team.

To learn more about the Municipal Association and its programs and services, visit www.masc.sc.

What We’re Searching For

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting resumes for the position of staff associate for Main Street SC to assist the Main Street Manager with the planning, coordination and implementation of the programs, tools, resources, organizational structure and services to help the staff of Main Street members, board/committee members, small business owners and residents revitalize their downtowns, neighborhood commercial districts and cities/towns into vibrant centers of commerce and community.


  • Provides high-level administrative support to the Main Street SC Manager, collaborates with MASC Education and Training staff and acts as a secondary contact/liaison for Main Street SC.
  • Collaborates with the Main Street SC Manager on the development of programming and strategic initiatives and direction, including educational and technical assistance priorities and partnership opportunities.
  • Coordinates and provides guidance in the areas of program assessments, annual renewals, the reporting of key statistics to the National Main Street Center and manages reinvestment reporting.
  • Prepares and delivers professional presentations, facilitates strategic planning sessions, creates work plans, develops programs, conducts training and delivers technical assistance.
  • Offers instruction to members in organizational development, historic preservation, volunteer development, marketing and promotional activities, including social media and information resources.
  • Travels regularly to perform the duties of this position and to attend conferences, training, workshops, meetings, etc., to maintain knowledge of current issues, trends and technology affecting the subject matter of Main Street SC.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning, historic preservation, community development, economic development or a closely related field.
  • Five years of downtown development, community development, economic development experience or non-profit administration. Working knowledge of the National Main Street Program and the Four Point Approach is strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license. A Certified Economic Development Finance Professional designation is beneficial.
  • Proficiency with Windows-based computer software including MS Office Suite, Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, and graphics programs.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, problem solving, public speaking/presentation, time management and customer service skills.

Pay and Benefits Info: Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance. Flexible work arrangements available after a training and orientation period.

How to Apply: Visit the Municipal Association of SC Career Center. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Field Services Manager

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is seeking well-qualified and results-oriented candidates to fill the position of field services manager. Residency in or immediately adjacent to the service territory is required. This position works mainly from a home office and in the field delivering onsite technical assistance, communicating with members, meeting with elected officials and staff, and providing specialized training. Frequent travel is required.

Job duties:

  • Provides technical assistance to cities and towns; establishes relationships and maintains an ongoing communication link between the members and the Association; and researches, prepares and delivers presentations at municipal council and Association meetings.
  • Promotes the Association’s programs and services; updates Association management on key issues or concerns from member cities and determines if any action is needed; serves as a technical expert researching, preparing and editing publications, resources and content; provides special services to cities and towns on request such as strategic planning, team building and council retreat facilitation.
  • May serve as a technical advisor to assigned affiliate organization(s).
  • Assists with special projects as needed.


  • Master’s degree in public administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of seven years of management experience in local government or a closely related field.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license required.
  • Must possess excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, analytical and customer service skills; strong working knowledge of local and state government; and experience dealing with a variety of municipal issues.
  • Requires flexible schedule to attend frequent evening and limited weekend meetings.
  • International City/County Management Association Credentialed Manager preferred.

Pay info: Competitive salary based on qualifications with excellent benefits package, including SC state retirement and health insurance.

How to apply:

Visit the Municipal Association of SC Career Center. Position will remain open until filled. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Information Technology Support Specialist

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting applications for the position of IT support specialist. This position provides technical support and training for Association software, hardware, and business application systems. 

Job Duties

  • Assists in managing the Association Management System (AMS) including troubleshooting and resolving issues, conducting quality checks to ensure data integrity, setting up meetings, running queries, testing, gathering and analyzing data, and handling help desk tickets.
  • Assists in developing and updating standard operating procedures for AMS and other business systems; assists in coordinating and providing user training and support.
  • Assists in identifying business needs and developing solutions to meet those needs: meets with staff to discuss and document business requirements; researches, analyzes and evaluates business systems and recommends solutions to meet identified business needs; designs and/or assists in designing business system processes and documents new work processes; assists in developing, conducting and reporting the results of system testing to verify effectiveness.
  • Participates on project teams as assigned, providing assistance in gathering required data; testing solutions; ensuring issues are identified, tracked, reported and resolved; participating in end-user acceptance testing; and providing other assistance as requested.
  • Sets up desktop, laptop and peripheral equipment for end users to include installation, configuration, operation, upgrading, and testing of hardware and software systems.
  • Identifies, researches and resolves any technical problems (hardware and software) associated with desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smart phones, wireless devices, printers, copiers and telephones.
  • Handles help desk support requests including all hardware, software, network/wireless issues, smart phones, printers, copiers, telephone issues, upgrades, and testing.
  • Provides Audio-visual (AV) support for internal and external customers.
  • Assists with user training and system documentation of hardware and software.
  • Maintains, monitors and tracks all technology equipment checked out for use.
  • May require infrequent travel.


  • Associates degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of a two-year degree in information technology, computer science, or another computer-related field.
  • Five years experience in business application support and supporting end-users with all software and hardware issues in a network environment.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Experience with Windows 10, MS Office 2019, SharePoint and MS Teams.
  • Understanding of relational databases, including demonstrated skills in SQL and/or query analyzer tools.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, organizational, and time management skills.

Pay Info

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance.

How to Apply

  • Visit the Municipal Association of SC Career Center to submit resume and letter of interest. 

​The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.