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September 25, 2017

Vice President of Economic Development, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (New York, NY)

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (“LISC”) is a national non-profit business that works with residents and partners to forge resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America - great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

We:
• Help deliver innovative solutions to challenges and opportunities for people and communities across America;
• Invest in under-resourced places and people;
• Ensure successful implementation of community initiatives;
• Connect stakeholders and resources to the country’s most challenged neighborhoods; and
• Build resilient people and places through our public policy leadership.

Over the last 38 years, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $20 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. These investments have leveraged more than $50 billion in development activity and helped families and communities raise their standards of living. LISC investments impact the lives of nearly 7 million Americans.

Headquartered in New York City, LISC’s reach spans the country from East coast to West coast in 31 markets with offices extending from Buffalo to San Francisco. Our rural programs make an impact in 44 states, and are supported by LISC’s talented and dedicated workforce.

The Vice President will be directly responsible for leadership and oversight of strategies and programs in the following areas: Economic Development; Family Income and Wealth Building; Creative Placemaking; and other areas as assigned.

Apply on company website Vice President of Economic Development


Executive Director of Economic Development, City of Hutto (Hutto, TX)

The Executive Director of Economic Development will report to the City Manager and be part of the City Manager’s executive team. This role will function both strategically and tactically to execute the development initiatives outlined by the City Manger and City Council’s goal to market Hutto as “Open for Business”. This role will create programs that serve our economic and business community for both recruiting and retention and strategic growth including real estate finance. The Director will need high level skills in negotiations, business compliance, understanding of zoning guidelines and processes, small business development and growth assistance programs.

Essential Duties:
• Create a Strategic Plan to drive broad recruitment and retention of all businesses, small & large, within Hutto
• Collaborate with cross functional executives to develop innovative incentive strategies for investment projects
• Create an Economic Development Marketing Plan to foster good public relations and promote tourism and convention traffic for the City
• Partner with the Development Services Department to identify growth opportunities within the ETJ and city limits.
• Have an advanced understanding of municipal Economic Development Tools as it relates to business growth.
• Partner with the CFO to establish incentives that attract businesses and benefit the City’s growth initiatives
• Strategically establish small business funding options that benefit both the businesses and the City
• Build and develop to a high performing Economic Development team of professionals

Requirements: Formal Education, Certification, License: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, four years of college, specialized in economic development and infrastructure or business management. The employee must be able to comprehend and communicate to the public complex operations of economic development and design. The employee will need to have solid knowledge of business and economic legal standards and statutes. CEcD or similar certification. Minimum 10 years experience at director level.


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

NATURE OF WORK

Serving the public with advanced professional and managerial work, directing the programs and activities of the Community and Economic Development Department, in accordance with federal and state laws and city policies.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

Work involves responsibility for leading, planning, organizing, assigning, and managing the work of all Community and Economic Development programs and activities, to economically preserve, enhance and sustain the Rockford community. Work includes the enforcement of state statutes and city codes and ordinances relating to new construction, remodeling, property maintenance, code enforcement unsafe buildings and public safety in buildings overseeing the permitting and construction process; applying for and administering grants and funds, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG); ensuring proper expenditures according to federal, state and city guidelines; and monitoring and evaluating housing rehabilitation programs, neighborhood improvement efforts, economic development loans and other community facilitated programs; and providing leadership in economic development. Represents the City on matters concerning the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and with economic and community development organizations and associations. Supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, technical and clerical employees.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, business administration, public administration or related field, and four years of experience leading a community and economic development organization, including three years of supervisory experience. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted for the required experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license.

AICP certification desired.

Employee must live within the corporate city limits of Rockford, Illinois

SALARY - $96,865.60

For a full job description and benefits information, go to www.rockfordil.gov

Methods of contact: www.rockfordil.gov and Shurice.Hunter@rockfordil.gov


Economic Development Director, Jefferson County Development Authority (Kearneysville, WV)

Seeking experienced economic development professional to formulate and implement strategies and programs for business attraction, retention and related programs. Bachelor's degree and minimum three years experience in economic development or closely related field. CEcD preferred. Must have excellent communication skills and proven ability to maintain effective working relationships with board, staff and business representatives.

Full position description at www.jcda.net.

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Send resume and salary requirements to Jane Jones at janejones@jcda.net or mail to PO Box 237, Charles Town, WV 25414. Website: www.jcda.net or call 304-728-3255 for info. Applications accepted until October 4, 2017.


Executive Director, Clinton Regional Development Corporation (Clinton, IA)

The Executive Director is responsible for leading economic development efforts in the Clinton Region, including strategic planning, investor and public relations, staff management, financial management, marketing and existing industry programs, and networking with local, regional and state governments and business leaders.

Submit resumes to:

mail@clintondevelopment.com

Deadline for Submitting Resumes

October 5, 2017

www.clintondevelopment.com

EOE


Development Services Director, Village of Lisle, IL

Lisle, IL (23,440), is seeking candidates interested in serving as its next Development Services Director.

Qualified individuals will be expected to have:
• A minimum of seven years’ experience including in a supervisory position in a community of comparable complexity with knowledge of municipal planning, zoning and building code compliance.
• A bachelor’s degree in urban planning, engineering, public or business administration, public policy or related field.

Starting salary range is +/- $105,000, DOQ. Apply online with résumé, cover letter, and 5 professional references by November 3, 2017 Attn: Kathleen Rush, GovHR USA. Tel: 847-380-3240.

Click Here to Apply (www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment)


President, Jefferson Riverport International (Louisville, KY)

As the senior management official of Jefferson Riverport International (JRI), the President leads JRI industrial development activities and promotes Louisville Metro Government’s vision and mission for economic development and high-wage job growth. The President is appointed by the Mayor of Louisville and reports to the Board of Directors of JRI.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:
• Works in collaboration with Louisville Forward (LF), Louisville Metro Government’s economic and community development agency, to oversee new industrial development activities within Louisville Metro/Jefferson County, including: identifying real estate for acquisition; leading real estate acquisition, entitlement and other site preparation; marketing real estate; and coordinating with LF leadership on the attraction of new advanced manufacturing and logistics companies to Louisville.
• Serves as promoter and principal contact for all company and real estate prospects and works closely with site selection consultants, commercial brokers, utilities officials, and government officials.
• Develops and maintains a working relationship with the existing building and property owners, all local and regional industry-related associations and business development leaders.
• Attends local, regional and national events to promote JRI and Louisville Metro.
• Attracts, recruits and retains high-performing members of the management team and provides mentoring to promote career development. The staff of JRI reports to the President.
• Actively markets the Federal Trade Zone to achieve more global opportunities in an effort to attract manufacturing and distribution centers to our region.

Position Prerequisites:

A minimum of a baccalaureate degree and at least ten (10) years of experience in economic development, commercial real estate development, or other business development experience. Candidates shall have excellent spoken and written verbal skills.

-Submit a complete resume, references, and a writing sample (e.g., publications, proposals, etc.): to charlene.bowman@louisvilleky.gov NO LATER THAN MONDAY, Oct. 16 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Salary commensurate with experience. Standard benefit package offered.

 

September 18, 2017

Economic Development Manager, City of New Braunfels (New Braunfels, TX)

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under limited supervision of the City Manager for the City of New Braunfels, performs professional, analytical, and technical development projects that focus on the retention and creation of new businesses to the City, ensuring long-term, quality economic growth. Work includes, but not limited to develops relationships, builds collaboration, fosters capacity of businesses and property owners, and creates initiatives to revitalize neighborhoods, downtown, business districts and the airport, coordination activities with the Downtown Development Manager, Airport Director and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.

Please visit newbraunfels.hyrell.com for more information about the position and to apply online.


Deputy Director of Economic Development, St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development (Leonardtown, MD)

Assists the Director in coordinating, directing, and assessing the work of department staff to facilitate the achievement of departmental goals and objectives. The department consists of 10 employees in three divisions: Business Development, Tourism, and Agriculture and Seafood. St. Mary's County enjoys a robust economy with over 175 technology firms and an excellent quality of life. The department is in the process of standing up the county's first business technology incubator.

Job Flyer: www.stmarysmd.com/docs/DeputyDirectorED0917.pdf

HR Department: www.stmarysmd.com/hro/index.asp

Visit St. Mary's County: www.visitstmarysmd.com


Management Analyst II, City of El Cerrito (El Cerrito, CA)

Management Analyst II - City of El Cerrito, El Cerrito, CA The Management Analyst is a job series utilized by various City departments. There are two Analyst positions available within the Community Development Department - one in Affordable Housing/Housing and the other in Community/Economic Development. The Department is seeking experienced Analysts with educational backgrounds and experience to advance the City's efforts in achieving the economic development and housing goals of the City. The Analyst position performs a variety of work including: initiation and management of ongoing programs and special projects; leading advanced planning efforts in the program area; understanding regulations and developing new regulations; procuring and managing grants and other funding; developing and managing budgets; maintaining liaison with assigned committees, other departments, agencies and the public; leading community engagement efforts; and providing organizational and informational analysis, leadership and support. Application materials are available on our Careers Page at www.governmentjobs.com

 

September 11, 2017

Economic Development Manager, City of Tualatin, Oregon

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER

SALARY: $81,140 - $102,752 DOQ + EXCELLENT BENEFITS

The City of Tualatin, Oregon, is offering an excellent career opportunity for an experienced management professional to make a difference in our community by providing progressive, innovative leadership as Tualatin's new Economic Development Program Manager.

The Economic Development Program Manager develops, implements, and manages the City's economic development and business assistance program. The Program Manager maintains close relationships with businesses, property owners, commercial real estate professionals, developers, and other governmental agencies and partners in order to support existing businesses and promote investment and development within the City.

A minimum of five years demonstrated progressively responsible professional experience in local or regional economic development, planning, commercial real estate, community development, marketing, and/or business management, with substantial experience in managing economic development projects, and two years in a lead capacity. A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university, or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted.

The City of Tualatin is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible with an initial review of applications scheduled to occur during the week of September 18, 2017. Apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm.

If you need accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 503.691.3022, TDD 503.692.0574, or email to recruitment@ci.tualatin.or.us.


Managing Director, Lead Generation, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Richmond, VA)

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership is seeking an experienced economic development professional to provide leadership, project management, and support the development and implementation of a comprehensive lead generation strategy that successfully generates results to meet VEDP's performance metrics.

All candidates must apply through our website www.yesvirginia.org/AboutUs/Employment. Application deadline: September 22, 2017.


Economic Development Specialist (Business Attraction and Retention), Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC)

Hiring Range: $56,668.80 to $74,377.80

Apply by: 09/20/2017

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of a County-wide business retention program. The incumbent is also responsible for the ongoing administration of the County's Business Investment Program (BIP), the county's main job attraction incentive tool.

This position requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Public Administration, Communication, Finance, or in related field

Please visit our website to access a complete job description and apply

brochure: www.cpshr.us/search

EOE


Executive Director of Economic Development, Midland Development Corporation (Midland, TX)

The Executive Director of Economic Development will be responsible for growing the local economy through attraction and expansion efforts that realize effective job growth in the city.

Apply online at www.midlandtxedc.com/job-opportunities


Community Development Director, City of Fairfield (Fairfield, CA)

The Community Development Director (CDD) plans, organizes, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the Community Development Department by providing long range planning, economic development, redevelopment, and affordable housing; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree in planning or a related field, seven years of experience in areas such as planning, economic development, and housing, including four years of administrative and management responsibility, and a valid California drivers' license.

To apply, visit the Koff & Associates website at www.koffassociates.com/jobs on or before October 2, 2017.


Executive Vice President/Executive Director, Little Rock Regional Chamber/Metro Little Rock Alliance (Little Rock, AR)

The Executive Vice President will develop the goals and budget for the Economic Development Division of the Little Rock Regional Chamber and Metro Little Rock Alliance, and manage the economic development staff. They will also in concert, with the Division staff, create the strategies and work plan that will achieve the overall focus of the Division. The Little Rock Regional Chamber Economic Development Division and Metro Little Rock Alliance will lead business efforts to grow existing industries, recruit new companies and develop an active entrepreneurial environment, resulting in quality job creation and a diverse economy. The position has responsibility for raising the funds and managing the budget and work plan for the Chamber and MLRA.

The scope of work for the Division includes the Business Development Team, the Business Retention and Expansion Team, the Office of Entrepreneurial Development, Workforce Education, and the Research Team. Development of relationships with local partners as well as state, national and international clients is critical. These responsibilities will be accomplished in a team manner.

Please send resumes to Jay Chesshir, President and CEO of Little Rock Regional Chamber, at jchesshir@littlerockchamber.com by September 15.

 

September 4, 2017

Economic Development Specialist, Allegany County Commissioners (Cumberland, MD)

Position provides support for the economic development process; both industrial and commercial; including site feasibility assessments, financing program application, public approval processes, construction planning and oversight, infrastructure development, and community development. Knowledge of the principals and practices of real estate development and prospect management is helpful.

Application and a full description online at: gov.allconet.org/Jobs.asp

Contact Jeffrey Barclay, jbarclay@alleganygov.org, for more information.


Economic Development Specialist, City of Elk Grove (Elk Grove, CA)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

$59,985.00 - $80,386.00 annually + excellent benefits

The City of Elk Grove is looking for a dynamic candidate with strong communication skills, who is enthusiastic about local government and what our community has to offer to existing and potential businesses and agencies.

This position will report to the Economic Development Director and under general supervision will perform responsible administrative, technical, program and project management duties in support of the City’s economic development initiatives.

For job description and details contact Human Resources at 916-478-2230 or visit our website at www.governmentjobs.com

Filing deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017

EOE


Assistant City Manager, The City of Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)

Annual salary: up to $221,639

Actual salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

The City offers an extensive benefit package.

Application deadline: 09/25/17

We seek an experienced local government professional with seven or more years of municipal senior management experience ideally in a large metropolitan jurisdiction, and a relevant Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree preferred.

Submit a cover letter, résumé, current salary and six work-related references: secure.cpshr.us

For additional information:

Stuart Satow

CPS HR CONSULTING

Ph: 916/471-3134

City of Sacramento website: www.cityofsacramento.org

Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search

EOE


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

Virginia Economic Development Partnership – Managing Director (Richmond, VA) Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for Managing Director. VEDP is a nationally-recognized economic development organization with a staff of 110 and an annual operating budget of approximately $29 million. The Managing Director is responsible for leadership, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the lead generation team, and supporting the development and implementation of a comprehensive lead generation strategy that successfully generates results to meet VEDP's goals for leads generated, leads converted, jobs created and new capital investment. A job profile can be requested at VEDPDirector@jci-inc.net

 

RFPs/RFQs

Request for Proposals, High Performance Motorsports Business Plan and Asset Map (Bowling Green, KY)

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is Requesting Proposals to produce an asset map and business plan for the High Performance Motorsports industry in South Central Kentucky.

Request for Proposal packets may be requested via email to crystal@bgchamber.com. Deadline for all proposals to be received at the Chamber is no later than 4:30 p.m. (CT), Thursday, September 28, 2017. Proposals received after this date and time will not be considered. There will be a mandatory bidder call at 10am CT on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. The Chamber reserves the right to make no award of funds to any and/or all of the proposals submitted.


Request for Proposals, Regional Economic Development Division, Middletown, RI

Civic and government leaders from the communities of Bristol, Jamestown, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, and Tiverton have come together to establish the first public–private partnership focused on economic development in the State of Rhode Island that will be dedicated to growing the Newport County and the Town of Bristol regional economy. This regional initiative will be referred to as the Regional Economic Development Division of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce.

Responses should be sent electronically by email to: Erin@NewportChamber.com. Supporting materials should be attached in a PDF format.