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May 30, 2017

Workforce and Economic Development Senior Consultant, CAEL (Chicago, IL)

Sr. Consultant Workforce and Economic Development

CAEL Workforce and Economic Development Overview: The Workforce and Economic Development (WED) division within CAEL focuses on helping communities align their’ learning resources (schools, training programs) in order to support individual skill attainment and employability as well as overall community economic health. We analyze the needs of industries within a labor market, research how communities’ education and training programs meet those needs, and leverage our national experience in order to guide them on how to do so more effectively. Depending on the engagement, we may examine communities’ understanding of employer workforce demand, availability of training, appropriateness of/demand for particular credentials, awareness of jobs and careers in key industries, level and quality of interaction between companies and education/training providers, ability to engage traditional and non-traditional students, etc. CAEL’s analyses includes multiple individual stakeholders, and aims to impact not only those particular stakeholders but how the collection of stakeholders collaborates in order to drive systemic change. The consultation that the WED team provides results in strategic and tactical recommendations to communities on how learning can help communities attract and retain firms and strengthen key industry sectors.

The Ideal candidate will have experience participating in, and leading community level education, workforce and/or economic development strategy initiatives and brings local/regional experience working in and building coalitions, aligning diverse stakeholders and managing change. The ideal candidate is aware of and participates in national conversations on workforce and economic development and strives to increase his/her understanding of the complex issues that impact communities

For a full job description and to apply, please visit: cael.acquiretm.com or visit our website at: www.cael.org/jobs

Vice President of Economic Development, Jonesboro Unlimited (Jonesboro, AR)

Jonesboro Unlimited is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Vice President of Economic Development. The Vice President will implement job creation strategies and play a key role in prospect development, new business recruitment and marketing and research.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in economic development and a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

For a complete job description please go to www.Jonesborounlimited.com.

Resumes may be e-mailed to Donnah@Jonesborochamber.com or mailed to:

Jonesboro Unlimited
Mark Young, President
PO Box 789
Jonesboro, AR 72403

President/CEO, Greater Hot Springs (AR) Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership (Hot Springs, AR)

President/CEO for the Greater Hot Springs (AR) Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership. These two, compatible organizations share office, staff and management but are governed by separate Boards of Directors. Chamber membership is made up of 1,000 local businesses. Partnership just completed a successful launch of a three year economic development strategy and a $1.2 million fundraising campaign. The Chamber is a 5 Star Accredited Chamber thru the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and the Partnership is an Accredited Economic Development Organization thru the International Economic Development Council. For a job description and preferred characteristics call (501)321-1700. Send resume and application letter to: CEO Position, 659 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901 or to jim.fram@growinghotsprings.com.

Executive Director, Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation (Beaufort County, SC)

The Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) is seeking a professional to fill the Executive Director role, serving as leader and manager of the organization. With a population of over 180,000, Beaufort County is part of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort MSA. The BCEDC’s mission is to organize, structure and lead economic development efforts on behalf of Beaufort County. The priority of the appointed executive will be to lead objectives identified in the recent organizational strategic plan.

The successful candidate will have experience working with governing boards, business leaders, public officials, and other stakeholders and regional economic development professionals. Five years of relevant economic development leadership experience is preferred. The chosen executive will demonstrate political understanding, fiscal accountability and budget management skills, effective communication skills, and excellent organizational skills. The candidate will be a definitive leader, with experience managing a small staff and a strong handle on existing state and federal economic development programs and agencies.

Detailed job description and information about economic activities in Beaufort County: www.camoinassociates.com.

Email resume and cover letter to:
Rob Camoin c/o Anna Winslow: anna@camoinassociates.com
Subject line: Resume – Beaufort County EDC.
Please no telephone inquiries.

Manager - Business Development, Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs (Pontiac, MI)

Salary: $72,596 - $94,455

Oakland County’s Economic Development & Community Affairs department is seeking a Business Development Manager with at least 5 years professional work experience in the public or private sector in economic development, urban planning, real estate development, or industrial development to develop and maintain communication with area businesses and other interested groups in order to gather and disseminate pertinent information regarding business needs and economic development services. Read the full description at www.oakgov.com/jobs.Visit our webpage to find out more about our services at www.oakgov.com/edca.


May 22, 2017

Managing Director, Incentives, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Richmond, VA)

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Managing Director to lead the Incentives Division. The Managing Director will be responsible for overseeing the reviewing, vetting, tracking, and coordinating of VEDP administered economic development incentives.

Please apply online @ www.yesvirginia.org/AboutUs/Employment

A valid driver’s license is required. Salary commensurate with experience. Position to remain open until filled with expected start date of July 1, 2017.

Redevelopment Director, Town of Highland, IN (Highland, IN)

Highland, IN (pop. 23,546) The Town of Highland is seeking energetic, professional and accomplished candidates for their next Redevelopment Director.

A bachelor’s degree in economic development, urban planning, architecture, public and/or business administration, or a related field. Five to seven years of experience in a similar sized community.

Salary range is $62,500 - $66,200 +/- DOQ. Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by June 16, 2017 attention of Sarah McKee, Vice-President, GovHRUSA, Tel: (847) 380-3240. Equal Opportunity Employer. Details of the position requirements can be found online.

Click here to apply!

Economic and Community Development Director, City of Decatur, IL (Decatur, IL)

Decatur, IL (pop. 73,500) The City of Decatur is seeking Economic and Community Development Director position. Ideal candidates will have well rounded management experience in public and/or private sectors with a focus in economic development, neighborhood regeneration and redevelopment, planning/zoning and/or code enforcement.

Salary range projected to be $110,000+/- DOQ. Residency is required within one year. Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by June 16, 2017 attention of Sarah McKee, Vice-President, GovHRUSA Tel: (847) 380-3240. Equal Opportunity Employer. Detailed job information can be found on our web site.

Click here to apply!


May 15, 2017

Office of Real Estate Services Manager, City of Madison (Madison, WI)

Office of Real Estate Services Manager
$82,128.80 - $98,885.54 Annually
City of Madison
Madison, WI

The Opportunity
This is advanced-level professional, managerial, and supervisory work in the management of the activities and professional staff of the Office of Real Estate Services in the City's Economic Development Division. The City's Office of Real Estate Services completes the necessary real estate work and financial negotiations needed for public projects (street reconstructions) and private projects (such as downtown office developments) to proceed. As Manager of the Office of Real Estate Services, this individual serves in a leadership capacity within City government; playing a key role in the success of some of the community's most visible projects. Responsibilities include the direct oversight of the acquisition, sale and leasing of real estate needed for City projects; and the negotiation of Tax Increment Finance (TIF) investment and other real estate agreements with developers and businesses for private projects. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Economic Development Division Director.

As a member of the Real Estate team, members are expected to:
• Support and promote collaborative efforts to achieve mission requirements.
• Infuse racial equity goals, principles, and tool, into all aspects of operations.
• Promote teamwork.
• Communicate openly and candidly.
• Participate fully in discussions.
• Employ techniques for problem solving and decision making

To view the full job posting including information on our excellent benefits and to apply online, please visit our website: www.cityofmadison.com/jobs. Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, May 29, 2017 to be considered.

President & CEO, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce (Winston Salem, NC)

Founded in 1885, this 1200 member, $1.9MM, 14-staff Chamber seeks a compelling leader to advocate for local businesses and provide member services including: cutting-edge programming and research; retention and expansion ED services; business development assistance; and initiatives in support of education and community infrastructure/resource needs. Its long-term President & CEO is retiring. More information about the Chamber is available at www.winstonsalem.com.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strategic orientation, robust relationship building skills, a member-service mindset, economic development savvy/success working with organic growth initiatives, organizational leadership/management expertise, and excellent communications skills.

Winston-Salem is a delightful Sunbelt city (pop: 240,000) in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region (MSA pop: 1.7MM) with a unique blend of cultural arts and business innovation. Six institutions of higher education add to the talent pool, vitality, and livability of the community.

Bloomberg, Forbes, CBS Money Watch, CNN and U.S. News and Report have named Winston-Salem as one of the “best places” to live and retire. More information is available at www.visitwinstonsalem.com, www.wsbusinessinc.com, and www.journal.com.

Please learn more from or submit a confidential resume to Susan Jernigan, Sockwell Partners

Economic Development Division Manager, City of Austin (Austin, TX)

City of Austin
Job opening: Economic Development Division Manager (Music Division)
Req #: COA076494
Posting closes: May 28, 2017 @ midnight

Minimum Quals: Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus five (5) years of Supervisory/Management experience in a field related to the job.

Preferred Quals:
Prefer experience and knowledge of City of Austin’s music venue permitting processes;
Prefer extensive knowledge of music industry and individual sub-sectors;
Prefer experience building and fostering dynamic high-performance teams

This position may have unusual work hours due to the nature of the music industry. Please see full job description for complete job posting and information. Link provided below.

If interested and to be considered, please apply at the following link and search jobs: www.austincityjobs.org

Economic Development Manager, City of Evans (Evans, CO)

The City of Evans is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to lead its efforts to grow and diversify its economy, recruit retail businesses, and build relationships with the local business community to help Evans businesses thrive and grow.

The ideal candidate will be someone who stays abreast of current trends in the industry, able to plan a strategic vision for the future of the City, and can develop positive and productive relationships with staff, businesses, citizens, local organizations and regional agencies. The successful candidate will also play a key role in developing ideas and strategies designed to attract, retain and grow economic development and interest in Evans and is interested in making a commitment to public service!

If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career and have an opportunity to work with a dynamic and professional team focused on the future and committed to the community, we invite you to visit our website at www.evanscolorado.gov and apply on line by submitting your resume and cover letter.

- dmcconnell@evanscolorado.gov, (970) 475-1102 OR jtymkowych@evanscolorado.gov, (970) 475-1161

Senior Redevelopment Project Manager, City of Cedar Park (Cedar Park, TX)

Located 17 miles from downtown Austin, Cedar Park, Texas, is on the edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and Central Texas Highland Lakes Region. Covering 33 square miles, most of the City located in Williamson County and a portion in Travis County. Having grown by more than 400% in the last decade, Cedar Park is now the third largest city in the Austin area with more than 70,000 residents and one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.

The Senior Redevelopment Project Manager will perform highly responsible managerial work involving assessing, estimating, developing, coordinating, managing, planning, and oversight of redevelopment and revitalization projects. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning, real estate, or related field and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in redevelopment, community development, or construction or project management. Experience with large-scale redevelopment projects is preferred. An equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. The salary range for this position is $90,000-$100,000, DOQ.

View complete position profile and apply online at:


For more information:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources

Senior Project Manager, Business Attraction, Chesterfield Economic Development (Chesterfield County, VA)

Chesterfield Economic Development seeks self-motivated, energetic, experienced individual to fill the position of Senior Project Manager, Business Attraction.

Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Real Estate, or related; Five years of experience in professional sales/marketing, economic development, or project management; Proven record successfully recruiting domestic and international clients.

Substantial commitment to travel, domestically and internationally, and the ability to accommodate non-traditional hours to meet deadlines are required.

Salary minimum: $62,252

Apply through our website www.chesterfield.gov/Careers
An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity
(804) 748-1551
Application Deadline: 5 pm June 1, 2017.

CEO/President, Renew Moline (Moline, IL)

The President/CEO reports to the Renew Moline, Inc. Board of Directors and provides expert assistance in planning, coordinating and facilitating transformational, placemaking economic development programs and projects in Moline. The President/CEO is responsible for assisting with the development and negotiation of contracts for projects undertaken by Renew Moline, Inc. with the City of Moline. Work also includes recommending and overseeing legal, consultant and other professional service agreements to complete this work.

The President/CEO will direct and coordinate economic development efforts for development or redevelopment projects. The President/CEO will build relationships internal and external to Moline and the region in order to connect people and resources to facilitate project development. The President/CEO will interact with local, state and federal elected officials and their staff.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities.

Resumes and a letter of interest should be sent to: Suzanne Chevalier, Renew Moline, 1506 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265, schevalier@renewmoline.com by June 16, 2017. All inquiries should be directed to Ms. Chevalier at her email address or by calling 309.762.9190


May 8, 2017

Director of Economic Development and Tourism, City of Kingman, Arizona (Kingman, AZ)

Hiring Salary up to the low $100s DOQ

The City of Kingman is seeking an innovative individual who is energetic and progressive to lead our Economic Development and Tourism Department. Candidates should have strong skills in economic development and tourism strategy, including business retention and expansion programs, and business and tourist attraction experience.

Incorporated in 1952, Kingman is rich in history and located along historic Route 66! Kingman is the county seat of Mohave County located in northwest Arizona along Interstate 40 and U.S. 93. The City’s population is 28,068 and over 60,000 in the region.

Our beautiful city straddles scenic mountains offering an abundant range of recreational and historical activities. Nearby rivers and lakes offer fishing and boating recreation. Kingman is an easy commute to Las Vegas, Laughlin, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, and the Grand Canyon Skywalk or a half day drive to Los Angeles or San Diego. With an elevation of 3,336 feet, Kingman has the perfect climate – not too hot and not too cold!

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please visit our website at www.cityofkingman.gov to apply online. First review of applications begins on May 22, 2017.

Manager, Investment Attraction, Regional Municipality of Durham (Whitby, ON)

Reporting to the Director, Economic Development and Tourism, the Manager of Investment Attraction will be the primary point of contact for all investment attraction activities including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and lead generation.

You will possess a degree or diploma in Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Urban Planning or related program or relevant experience, certification or be eligible for certification as an Economic Developer through the Economic Developers Association of Canada, several years’ managerial experience within a municipal Economic Development or Business Administration environment and professional sales experience with an understanding and ability to conform to the sales cycle.

Salary: $93,624 to $117,030 per annum

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit our website at www.durham.ca and apply online directly to Job ID 9054.

Assistant Director of Economic Development, City of San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)

The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Economic Development Department including business recruitment, retention, and expansion; budget and financial operations; development, implementation and oversight of an international economic development strategy, contract monitoring and compliance, workforce development programs; coordination with community economic development partners; development of policies and guidelines; and marketing activities.

In addition, the Assistant Director will:
- Exercises management responsibility for business recruitment, retention and expansion activities, to include international economic development and workforce development programs under the Department’s purview.
- Assists in managing the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; establishes, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; and allocates resources accordingly.
- Assists in monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; and identifies opportunities for improvement, and assists in directing the implementation of changes.

The ideal candidate:
- Have five to ten (5-10) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of economic development, with specific emphasis on business recruitment, retention and expansion, including three (3) years of administrative or supervisory responsibility.
- Have experience in conducting and evaluating due diligence on companies seeking financial incentives to include knowledge and experience in analyzing a company's financials, business plan, project pro forma, competitors and markets.
- Will have a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Finance, City Planning, or a related field.

Anticipated hiring range is between $97,000 and $135,000 depending on experience and education.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to saexecsearch@sanantonio.gov or visit www.sanantonio.gov/hr to learn more.

Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development, City of South San Francisco (South San Francisco, CA)

The City of South San Francisco seeks an innovative leader who thinks strategically and thrives in fast-paced, collaborative, environments. The Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development oversees implementation of the City’s Economic Development and Housing projects; provides administrative support and prepares reports for the Economic and Community Development Director; develops and implements policies, goals and objectives and ensures compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations; serves as the acting Director; and assists in strategic planning, organization, and management of the ECD Department. Please email your cover letter, salary history, resume, and five references to bdavis@koffassociates.com by June 1, 2017.

Executive Director, Butte Local Development Corporation (Butte-Silver Bow, MT)

The Butte Local Development Corporation is the lead Economic Development Agency for Butte-Silver Bow, MT whose mission is to expand the local economy and grow primary sector jobs.

Executive Director Necessary Skills

• Leadership: Ability to supervise staff; capable of building consensus, delegate responsibility; problem solving and forging creative solutions; build effective partnerships; and to work effectively with a Board of Directors.

• Communication: Effective oral and written communication skills; strong public speaking skills, and ability to communicate the vision for the organization to the community at large, and strength in conveying complex information, both internally and externally.

• Financial Management: Fiscal responsibility and the ability to analyze and present financial information, develop and manage budgets, supervise accounting functions, submit grant requests and develop progress reports related to the grants and supervise loan programs.

• Business Management: Hiring, training, and supervising staff. Ability to organize and communicate organizational goals, objectives, and priorities including marketing and community outreach.

Applicants are encourage to apply by May 26th but search will remain open until filled.

Additional information can be found at www.bldc.net or by contacting Karen Byrnes at kbyrnes@bsb.mt.gov.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and four references to bldcsearch@gmail.com.