The Mahaska Community development team comprised of the Mahaska Community Development Group, Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group, Mahaska Ag & Rural Development, and Main Street Oskaloosa are seeking an Executive Director of Community Development. The Executive Director will be responsible for leading the team in defining a data-driven strategic plan, and ensuring that the plan is implemented by board, committee and professional staff members through a coordinated, collaborative approach. The Executive Director will provide leadership to: 1) Manage development activities to increase capital investments, leads, prospects, and business locations/expansions (i.e. Location One Information System); 2) Collect and analyze market and demographic data and aid in defining and implementing an outcome-based strategic plan to address housing, workforce, and quality of life needs; 3) Build partnerships and teams; and 4) Develop the organization and budget. Qualifications: Any combination of education and/or experience that provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. An example of a qualified combination would be a Bachelor's degree in public/business administration, urban planning, economics, marketing, finance or related field, along with seven (7) years experience in economic development, community development or redevelopment activities in the public or private sector. Candidate with Certified Economic Developer (CecD) or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) preferred but not required. Full-time position located in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Salary commensurate with qualifications. To Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary history to: Bob Henningsen, Smart Solutions Group, 515-238-2697, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inman Community Development Inc. is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Development Director. The successful candidate will be in charge of developing new business opportunities, retaining, supporting and expanding existing business and work with growth in community housing. We are looking for a self-motivated person that will be cheer leader and a champion for our Community. We are a progressive community of 1,300 in McPherson County, Kansas. We are willing to train and mentor the right person. This position will be full-time with a competitive salary based on experience of the applicant. For more information please send resume to: InmanECODEVO@gmail.com.
EFL Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce in seeking applicants for the Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Economic Development position. Click here for more information.
The Kansas Small Business Development Center is seeking applicants for the Dodge City Business Consultant position. Click here for more information. Position is open until filled.
Leavenworth County Development Corporation is seeking applicants for the Economic Development Coordinator position. Click here for more information. The position will remain open until filled.