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Economic Development Specialist
City of Elk Grove
Salary: $59,985.00 – $80,386.00 Annually + Excellent Benefits
Deadline Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

Job Description: 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.  Some of the duties may include research and analysis, report and presentation preparation, managing incentive programs, assisting businesses with startup, expansion and relocation needs; contract review, preparation, and monitoring special projects as assigned.  This position will also collaborate with other City staff regarding special event planning and marketing efforts.

Education/Training:  A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public or business administration, real estate, economics or a closely related field.  One (1) year or more of progressively responsible technical or professional experience in economic development activities, or closely related activities.

For job description and details, please visit our website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elkgrove

The City of Elk Grove is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism.

 

Economic and Community Development Director
County of Calaveras
Salary: $102,668.80-$124,820.80 Annually + Comprehensive Benefits Package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Apply Now!

Job Description: Calaveras County, in the heart of California’s Gold Country is seeking an Economic and Community Development Director. Using this recently created position, we are aiming to build a strong economic and community foundation for the County. We are looking for a creative, energetic and highly motivated professional who is results-oriented and customer and relationship focused. The incumbent will have an opportunity to create an economic development program from the ground up for the County. The incumbent will serve at the will of the County Administrative Officer and under general direction, will manage the economic and community development functions and direct the programs to achieve the departmental missions.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Planning or a closely related field from an accredited university and four years’ experience in economic and community development, including two years of supervisory experience. Applicants with Master’s degrees are encouraged to apply.

For full details, including application requirements and instructions, please visit our website at: HumanResources.co.calaveras.ca.us

 

Community Development Manager
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
Salary: DOQ with exceptional benefits
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The Community Development Manager will implement the direction of the Tribal Council as related to the use and implementation of compact credits, including implementing local investments or programs, initiating and funding economic development, overseeing resource allocation with the distribution of monies, and providing technical assistance. Under the direction of Tribal Council, the Manager will coordinate work with tribal departments and consultants, and serve as the primary contact for local community engagement, and economic and community development. The Manager will also provide research and analysis on complex planning, public policy, and finance issues; keep the Tribal Council and tribal departments informed; ensure compliance of allocated funds and preparation of needed annual reports to the State regarding compact compliance; and work with Tribal Council and tribal departments to develop strategies and seek approval for recommendations and activities. This position requires the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced office environment and is expected to handle highly sensitive, confidential, and political information.  Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Economic Development, or related fields required with seven to ten years of professional planning and development experience at the tribal, local, state or federal levels.

Contact Information:

Alford Walker
Benefits/Recruitment Specialist
recruitment@yochadehe-nsn.gov

 

Economic Development Management Analyst
City of Carlsbad
Salary: Up to $85,400, and is under review
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Carlsbad is ideally situated in North San Diego County with an approximate population of 110,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California experience.

Community and Economic Development Department
The Economic Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department is happy to announce an opportunity for a development professional with specific experience working in economic development or supporting a business community. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ready to adapt messaging to a variety of audiences. The candidate will be able to exercise strong analytical skills, identify and anticipate problems and issues and be able to work on projects with interdepartmental groups effectively. The positions performs both internal and external facing functions such as contract administration, budget tracking/preparation, customer service assistance to businesses, and managing data and social media for the city’s economic development program. The division is looking for a motivated professional seeking to make an impact on the strategic work related to supporting Carlsbad’s businesses and long term economic vitality.

The equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in public administration or related field, plus a minimum of three years of related experience. A master’s degree is highly desirable and may be substituted for one year of experience.

Apply online www.Carlsbadca.gov

Management Analyst II (Economic Development)
City of Dublin
Salary: $7,552 – $9,441 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 7, 2017 at 5 PM

Job Description: The City of Dublin is currently seeking one full-time Management Analyst II in the City Manager’s Office to provide administrative and analytical support in the Economic Development division. This position will assist the Assistant to the City Manager in economic development activities, legislative analysis, and special assignments. Most importantly, the City is looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual who enjoys varied work assignments and is effective in working with others.

Click here for a full job description.

Contact information: Apply online at https://www.calopps.org/dublin/job-16773201

Downtown Revitalization Manager
City of Oxnard
Salary: $97,950 – $148,409 Annually, DOQ.
Deadline: September 6, 2017

Job Description: Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara.  Residents enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life enhanced by the clean air of this coastal community, the charm and solitude of the nearby Los Padres National Forest, and the cultural and educational amenities of a vibrant urban setting.

The Downtown Revitalization Manager reports directly to the City Manager, and works in conjunction with the City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, Development Services, other City departments, local stakeholders and the community to lead the bold Downtown Revitalization activities. The ideal candidate will have at least six years of community development, redevelopment, economic development or directly related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning or a related field is required and a Master’s degree is desirable.

To apply, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by September 6, 2017.

Program Manager: Economic Development
Tourism Business Improvement District: Siskiyou County
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Community focused nonprofit recruiting a vibrant, highly professional individual to fill a recent vacancy in a key position supporting the tourism business sector alongside a small, talented team of economic developers dedicated to supporting the communities and businesses in Siskiyou County California. The Organization is fast-paced, highly dynamic with responsibilities varying from traditional business support services to contemporary initiatives in tourism promotion. Candidates should be prepared to hit-the­-ground-running with relevant education and experience in tourism, economic development, marketing promotions, and/or public relations. Must have up-to-date professional aptitude and attitude. Email resume and cover letter to tonya@siskiyoucounty.org

Director, Economic and Housing Development Division
Community Development Commission-County of Los Angeles
Salary: $116,505.36 – $171,297.24 Annually DOQ
Deadline Date:  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Economic and Housing Development Division (EHD) Director serves as the principal administrator of EHD, which is heavily involved in many of the county’s major initiatives.  The Director will plan, organize, direct, review, and manage all Division activities and functions; provide highly responsible and complex professional advice; oversee an annual budget of approximately $55 million including grant funding, program income and revenues; and manage a staff of approximately 57 FTE’s across three units – Housing Development, Economic Development, and Asset Management/Capital Finance.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Housing
Oversee a comprehensive housing program including: the development of affordable rental housing by subsidizing projects serving special needs, homeless, families, seniors, transition age youth and veteran population.

Economic Development
Responsible for directing and supervising the economic development programs, in addition to collaborating with other County departments responsible for the delivery of workforce development and business services to create improved cross-department service delivery.

Asset Management and Capital Finance
Oversee the Asset Management and Capital Finance Unit, which monitors, coordinates and manages the financial, physical and regulatory operations of the affordable housing portfolio.

Administrative Oversight
Oversee the work of the Assistant Director, who is responsible for managing Division administrative functions to include budget planning and oversight of all revenues, tracking expenditures, and year-end closeout.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Proven leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foster working relationships with management, employees, and the public
  • Demonstrates financial analytical skills with an understanding of commercial and multi- and single-family housing finance and development; low-income housing tax credits; bond financing; real estate accounting; and development and operating budgets

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master’s Degree in a related field and Ten (10) years experience, including seven (7) years at the senior management level with broad experience in planning, development and regulatory issues, and knowledge and understanding of policies and practices governing affordable housing, economic and community development, and asset management.  Equivalent experience may be considered.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacdc

Senior Development Analyst (Economic Development)
City of Santa Monica
Salary: $93,852.00 – $115,860.00 Annually
Deadline Date: August 21, 2017, by 5:30 pm (PST)

Job Description: The current Senior Development Analyst vacancy is in the Economic Development Division, serving as project manager for various economic development projects, programs and other initiatives. Key responsibilities include managing complex public/private partnerships, soliciting tenants for and negotiating leases of City property, implementing real estate transactions, researching key economic and business trends, and assisting a variety of businesses and business districts.

Plans, organizes, implements, monitors and manages affordable housing and economic development projects and programs.  Performs analytical studies, conducts surveys, researches and analyzes data and makes recommendations.  Coordinates and manages the activities of consultants and developers.

Prepares requests for qualifications (RFQ’s) and requests for proposals (RFP’s).  Negotiates, drafts and monitors compliance with loan agreements, lease agreements, license agreements, professional service agreements, disposition agreements and development agreements.

Analyzes the economic feasibility of proposed real property transactions and makes recommendations.  Assesses, evaluates and negotiates real property transactions.

Reviews, monitors and evaluates trends in affordable housing, economic activity and assessed property valuations.  Participates in the development of tax revenue projections, including property tax increments.

Contact information –http://www.smgov.net/hr

Economic Development Analyst II
East Bay Economic Development Alliance (EDA)
Salary: $38.37 – $58.80 Hourly, $79,809.60 – $122,304 Annually
Deadline Date: August 18, 2017

Job Description: The East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is a cross-sector membership organization with 27+ years of high-level leadership and collaborative history serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  East Bay EDA has over 130 active organization members, including 27 cities/towns.

As a regional economic development organization recognized by the Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development, East Bay EDA represents a broad network of resources, information and services that connects business, government, special district and nonprofit leaders to enhance economic development and quality of life assets.

East Bay EDA provides research, analysis, support and direct business services with guidance from its Economic Development Directors’ Council, composed of economic development representatives from member cities/towns, local Workforce Development Boards, county unincorporated areas, and Small Business Development Centers.  East Bay EDA also provides professional development training opportunities for its counties and member cities/towns.

For more information and to apply for this position please click here.

Management Analyst II- Tahoe Area
Placer County
Salary: $36.28 – $44.11 Hourly
Deadline Date: August 21, 2017 by 12 pm

Job Description: Outstanding career opportunity for Management Analyst – II with the County of Placer in our Lake Tahoe Office located in the Tahoe City Administrative Center, 775 North Lake Blvd, Ste 200, Tahoe City, CA.  For information and to apply please visit jobsatplacercounty.com.  The filing deadline is 12PM on 8/21/17.  EOE”

Apply on our jobs website at www.jobsatplacercounty.com.

Program Manager III-Economic Development Manager
City of Stockton
Salary: $7,015.91-$9,007.56 Monthly, Includes Competitive Benefits Package
Deadline Date: August 17, 2017

Job Description: The City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department is seeking an innovative, sel-motivated, highly professional candidate to serve as its Economic Development Manager. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Implementation of economic development strategies and/or redevelopment plans;
  • Development of creative economic development incentives and tools;
  • Downtown and neighborhood revitalization projects and/or programs;
  • Experience working with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and large industries;
  • Experience with traditional economic development activities, such as business retention and attraction;
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to collaborate effectively with the business community; and
  • A desire to make a positive impact on the economic vitality of the Stockton community.

One (1) vacancy currently exists in the Economic Development Department. The Program Manager II-Economic Development Manager will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays, with alternating Fridays off. The incumbent in this position may be required to work additional hours and/or weekends as needed by the department.

This is an At-Will (unclassified/unrepresented) position that reports to the Assistant Director of Economic Development. Only those applicants who best fit the needs of the City will be referred to the hiring department. Applicants who fail to fully complete the online application/supplemental questionnaire will be subject to rejection. Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a closely related field, or the filed of the program in which assigned, and four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact.

APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017. For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St., 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Business Retention & Expansion Program Manager
County of Sonoma
Salary: $6,122 – $7,422 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 16, 2017

Job Description: The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Economic Development professional to fill the position of Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program Manager. As the BRE Program Manager, you will focus on results-oriented, business retention and expansion services, visiting approximately 200 businesses a year throughout the County and collaborating with other local partners. In this role, you will serve as a liaison to the business community as the primary point of contact on all County marketing, recruitment, and business expansion activities; connecting business owners and entrepreneurs with business services, programs, and resources provided by the EDB and the County. You will also:

  • Serve as a key customer service representative in assisting new and expanding businesses in areas of County and city building code requirements and permitting
  • Research and maintain demographic, socioeconomic, and quality of life data to assist and support businesses and business development initiatives
  • Establish a network with local chambers of commerce, business and trade groups, and other regional partners, through regular community visits, attending business events and chamber mixers, etc.
  • Track interactions with current and prospective businesses

The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess:

  • Strong communication skills to support the local business community to identify, mitigate, and overcome barriers
  • The ability to facilitate and coordinate long-range economic planning activities for the County
  • Working knowledge of planning, land use, and commercial real estate
  • Knowledge of commercial lending practices and non-banking alternative forms of financing, marketing and sales, and real estate transactions
  • The ability to utilize software including Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software and databases to provide business intelligence, location information, and data to local business
  • Working knowledge of web design and social media to oversee a digital business retention and expansion campaign

Qualifications for this position normally include significant college coursework in business or public administration, finance, economics or a closely related area, and three years of experience supervising or coordinating a program including some responsibility for program coordination, planning, analysis and administration, including at least one year leading or supervising staff.

For further information regarding this opportunity, including the selection procedure and timeline, please visit us at:www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 8/16/17!

Community & Economic Development Director
City of Carlsbad
Salary: $Up to $185,000, salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package
Deadline Date: August 6, 2017

Job Description: Spanning nearly 40-square miles, the City of Carlsbad is known for offering an outstanding quality of life that is evidenced by beautiful beaches, world-class resorts, well-planned neighborhoods and abundant open space. Located in North San Diego County, Carlsbad is a community of approximately 110,000. Supported by 66 staff, the Community & Economic Development Department encompasses Planning, Development Services, Economic Development, Housing and Neighborhood Services, Building, and Land Development Engineering.

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and nimble leader who is committed to high standards and an exceptional customer orientation. He/she will be a superior mentor who values strong cohesive teams and is known for a strong work ethic. A combination of public and private sector experience will be considered favorably. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible relevant experience at the management/supervisory level in a comparable setting and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

For recruitment brochure and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Teri Black · 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC
www.tbcrecruiting.com

 

Business and Industry Manager
Prosper Portland
Salary: $106,964 – $155,102 Annually
Deadline Date: July 24, 2017, 11:59pm

Job Description: Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated, nationally-admired team that guides the city in its aspirations in channeling Portland’s rapid, but unequal, post-recession growth towards a widely-shared prosperity for all Portlanders. The Business & Industry Manager will lead a team which is responsible for programs, partnerships and business development that support five target industry clusters, innovation, entrepreneurship and international trade. Tasked with delivering on the vision of Prosper Portland’s Strategic Plan (“Portland will be one of the most globally competitive, healthy and equitable cities in the world”), the position oversees the City’s traded sector business retention, expansion and recruitment activities focused on growing family wage jobs, generating wealth creation while improving access and opportunity throughout the Portland community.

To Apply :You must submit a resume, cover letter and online application to be considered for this position. Please note – Your application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017. Visit www.prosperportland.us for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Contact Information: Melissa Cordial cordialm@prosperportland.us

Administrative Analyst, Business Development
City of Santa Clarita
Salary: $5,692 – $6,919 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 19, 2017

Job Description: Under supervision of the Economic Development Associate – Business Development, this position performs duties associated with all functions of the Economic Development Division, including but not limited to, business attraction, retention, and expansion, and oversees business development programs such as the Business Incubator, various marketing campaigns, including Shop Local and Santa Clarita Business Minutes, the Use Tax Rebate Program and others. An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position. Please visit www.santa-clarita.comto apply.

Contact: City of Santa Clarita Human Resources at (661) 284-1418

Development Director
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $6,999 – $9,471 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 13, 2017

Job Description: The Development Manager for the City of Santa Cruz plans, organizes, supervises and directs the City’s economic development planning and implementation; provides financial analysis for department divisions; and makes recommendations to City Advisory bodies and the City Council/Successor Agency.

Contact Information: Go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.

City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department

(831) 420-5040

HR@cityofsantacruz.com

EOE/ADA

Executive Director, Economic Workforce Development
Pasadena Area Community College District
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: July 7, 2017 by 4:00 pm

Job Description: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

    • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, marketing, education or other subject reasonably related to the position.
    • Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the development and administration of grant writing and budget management, workforce development, career and technical education programs and community and contract education and services in an educational environment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience performing similar duties in a post secondary institution

To view/download the Executive Director, Economic Workforce Development announcement, please click here

To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1021242

Economic Development Coordinator
City of Martinez
Salary: $7,725.00 – $9,863.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 7, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: Performs professional level assignments involving research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development. Work includes developing and administering plans and programs related to commercial and industrial business attraction, retention and expansion; basic financial and economic analysis; marketing, branding and event coordination; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects.

Requires: Bachelor’s in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Planning or closely related and 3 yrs exp in land use or economic development.  See full job announcement for details.  Online application process and supplementary questions required.

Contract Information: Human Resources (925) 372-3507,www.cityofmartinez.org, visit 525 Henrietta St, Martinez

Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $131,629 – $159,996 Annually
Deadline Date: June 6, 2017

Job Description: South San Francisco, a major hub of industry and innovation for 110 years, is home to the largest biotechnology cluster in the world. The city is also known as a center for food processing, manufacturing, and has attracted Google and other tech firms.   The City of South San Francisco seeks an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, environment.  The Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development will oversee the implementation of the City’s Economic Development and Housing projects; provide administrative support and prepare and present reports to the Economic and Community Development Director; develop and implement policies, goals and objectives and ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances and regulations; serve as the acting Director as assigned; and assist in the strategic planning, organization, and management of the ECD Department.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be five years of experience in economic development and housing program development and implementation, with two years in a supervisory capacity and a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, economics, or related field.  Please email your cover letter, salary history, resume, and five references to bdavis@koffassociates.com.

Contact information:  Barbara Davis, bdavis@koffassociates.com, 925.817.7728

President & CEO
Solano EDC, Fairfield, CA
Salary: $100,000 – 135,000, DOQ
Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Job Description: The Solano Economic Development Corporation is a collaboration of private and public investors whose mission is to attract, grow, and retain business and industry in Solano County that will enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in our communities, which includes Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville and Vallejo.

SEDC is seeking an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically, create synergistic opportunities and thrive in a collaborative, problem-solving environment while focusing on marketing and business attraction, business retention, competitiveness, and resource hubs.   Successful candidate must have the ability to develop long and short-range strategic plans, demonstrated experience in designing and implementing marketing campaigns, an understanding of industry sectors, and the initiative to achieve results.

Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree with five years of proven increasingly responsible economic development related experience.  For complete profile, please visit SEDC website at http://solanocountybusinessnews.blogspot.com.  Submit cover letter, resume, ad supplemental questionnaire to Louise Walker, Chair of Solano EDC, lwalker@thatsmybank.com

 

Economic Development Manager
City of Berkeley
Salary: $10,663.00 – $14,264.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 30, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description:The City of Berkeley is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Manager in the Office of Economic Development.

The Manager of Economic Development has overall responsibility for the direction and administration of the City’s economic development programs. The incumbent is responsible for formulating and recommending both short and long term policies, developing goals and objectives, supervising a small staff, developing the budget, and developing a strong public relationship with the economic community, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, academic and business institutions, as well as entrepreneurial and civic groups. Responsibilities require a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution.

Please follow this link to view the recruitment brochure.

Qualifications and Experience
Education
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major work in public or business administration, economics, urban planning or a closely related field and

Experience
Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible planning and administrative experience in economic development, including the successful implementation of large projects. Lead or supervisory experience and experience with publicly funded programs and citizen groups is desirable

SPECIAL STATUS
This classification is excluded from the career service and the incumbent will hold an at-will appointment.

To apply and for more information about this opening, please visit our website at http://www.cityofberkeley.info/hr/, no later than Monday, May 30, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST).

 

Senior Development Project Manager
City of Sacramento
Salary: $7,644.80 – $10,015.72 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 30, 2017

Job Description: The City of Sacramento is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as a Senior Development Project Manager in the Economic Development Department.  Sacramento is amid a dynamic transition that is resetting its economic position and cultural identity in the nation and around the globe.  Under general direction, the Senior Development Project Manager coordinates all aspects of City economic development projects, programs, and activities, including: research, technical analysis, marketing, and ongoing evaluation; assists business and development customers and organizations; serves as primary source of information concerning projects and programs; and coordinates projects and programs with City departments and outside agencies.  The Senior Development Project Manager will assist in implementing significant growth opportunities in the community.

The idea candidate will have progressive experience in Economic Development principles, practices, and implementation, with a strong focus on business, community, real estate, and place-based neighborhood development.

View full announcement or apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/saccity

 

Community & Economic Development Director
City of Tulare
Salary: $114,730 – $139,455 Annually
Deadline Date: June 4, 2017

Job Description: The Community and Economic Development Director will direct and oversee the divisions of Building, Economic Development, Engineering, Planning, and Project Management.
The ideal candidate will assist the City Manager and City Council in addressing issues relating to mutually agreed upon policies and projects relating to well managed growth, infrastructure improvements, and economic development. It is expected that the Community and Economic Development Director will possess strong interpersonal skills, be loyal to and embrace the community, be customer oriented, and be visible and accessible to residents as well as representatives of the business community.
The candidate selected will have extensive experience in managerial roles in a public agency; demonstrated experience preparing and administering budgets in a public agency setting; and, excellent written communication skills. The successful candidate will have five years of progressively responsible experience in municipal planning, community development, economic development, construction management, infrastructure planning/land development or engineering services, three years of which include working in a public sector environment, and three years of which involve management and supervision of professional staff; and will possess a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, civil engineering, construction management, public or business administration, or a related field.

Contact Information:  Apply Online at: http://www.tulare.ca.gov

Executive Director
City of Sierra Vista, AZ
Salary: $89,811-$134,716 Annually with appointment not to exceed midpoint, DOE.
Deadline Date: First review May 23, 2017

Job Description: The City of Sierra Vista, AZ (pop. 45,794) is seeking a dynamic, experienced individual to serve as its Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. A relatively new department, the manager will work in close partnership with local, regional and state organizations and leaders. The position will also oversee a recently awarded $720,000 DoD grant to help diversify the local economy, including standing up an accelerator program. He/she will also lead an update of the community’s economic development strategy.

Located in beautiful SE Arizona 70 miles from Tucson at the base of the Huachuca Mountains, Sierra Vista is the hub of Cochise County and home of the largest military installation in the state. At an elevation of 4,600 feet, the community boasts enviable weather with temperatures typically 20 degrees cooler than Phoenix, and an exceptional quality of life. The opportunities for business growth in the Sierra Vista area are strong, and the Economic Development Manager can have a significant impact on the future of the community.

Job brochure, generous benefit package and application found at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov. EOE

Community Development Director
City of Fairfield
Salary: $150,000 – $180,000 Annually
Deadline Date: May 22, 2017

Job Description: The City of Fairfield is seeking an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a collaborative, problem-solving environment. 

With policy direction from the City Manager, 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 from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning or a related field, a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience in areas such as planning, economic development, and housing, which should include four years of administrative and management responsibility, and a valid California drivers’ license.

For more information or to submit your application, please visit the Koff & Associates website atwww.koffassociates.com/jobs on or before May 22, 2017.

Contact information:  Barbara Davis, bdavis@koffassociates.com, 925.817.7728

Management Assistant
City of Moreno Valley
Salary: $4,918 – $6,924 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: Under general direction, performs diverse and specialized administrative, financial, and management analyses in support of the Economic Development Department; assists in formulating programs related to business attraction, business retention, and marketing.  Support the Economic Development team and work with business attraction efforts and work with business community.  Promote City Economic Development initiatives and programs.  Prepare reports and memorandums. Making presentations to community groups and trade organizations may be required; and perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, public or business administration, engineering, urban planning or a closely related field; and at least one year of professional experience performing administrative, operations, budgetary and similar analyses.

View full recruitment ad or apply at:  www.moval.org or https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/moval

Must apply online, resume not accepted in lieu of online City application City of Moreno Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

City of Moreno Valley
Human Resources Department
951-413-3045

Community & Economic Development Director, Assistant
City of Tacoma
Salary: $109,782.40 – $140,753.60 Annually
Deadline Date: May 19, 2017

Job Description: The City of Tacoma offers a unique opportunity to join CED as an Assistant Director. This management position oversees the day-to-day administration of internal systems such as budget, personnel and department functions related to the effective management of programs and fulfillment of City policies. The position also reports directly to the CED Director and is often relied upon to execute key assignments on behalf of the Director including presentations, preparation of technical reports and documents, as well as attendance at meetings with private investors and developers and governmental officials.

For additional information on the position and to apply, please visit our website athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma

Executive Director
Workforce Development Board, Contra Costa County, CA
Salary: Up to $127,821 and is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.
Deadline Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Job Description: Located in northern California, Contra Costa County, with 19 cities and one of the fastest growing work forces, extends from the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay east to San Joaquin County.  With a population numbering just over 1 million, Contra Costa is among the top ten most populous counties and home to one of the State’s most ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse populations.

The Executive Director, who manages a budget over $7.5 million and supervises 15 FTEs, will be a visionary leader passionate about boosting local economic vitality through workforce investment measures. Understanding the connection between education, workforce readiness and industry needs, the ideal candidate will leverage WDB’s resources and networks to promote economic development and job creation strategies. Individuals with governmental and administrative experience, and outstanding interpersonal and communications skills will be competitive for the position. Bachelor’s degree and four years similar experience required (see brochure for full details).

To download recruitment brochure and apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820-8436

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111

TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

www.tbcrecruiting.com

Senior Management Analyst
City of Redondo Beach
Salary:  $6,047.00 – $7,809.00 Monthly; $72,564.00 – $93,708.00 Annually
Deadline Date: April 30, 2017, at Midnight

Job Description: The City of Redondo Beach is excited to announce we are now accepting applications for a Senior Management Analyst in our Waterfront & Economic Development Department! The Waterfront & Economic Development Department oversees the property management and operations of King Harbor and serves as lead department for the revitalization effort underway in the Waterfront and key commercial districts within the City. Under the general direction of the Department Director, the position is accountable as a team member for performing professional level administrative duties and specialized analytical duties and performing related duties to achieve successful results in support of the City’s mission, goals, policies and objectives. Minimum qualifications include possession of a valid Driver License, graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, and at least three years of related work experience.

•Contact information: Human Resources, 310-318-0659. Applications will be accepted online only via the City’s website in association with GovernmentJobs.com at www.Redondo.org/humanresources.

Economic Development Manager
City of Anaheim
Salary: $104,675 – 143,928, including CalPERS retirement
Deadline Date: April 10, 2017

Job Description: This is an extraordinary opportunity to help lead the economic development efforts for one of the nation’s most dynamic cities. As the City continues to attract population growth and economic expansion, it wants to strategically pursue initiatives that provide a balanced approach to encouraging large scale developments as well as neighborhood scale business improvements. The City is committed to enhancing the business community across the City with increased emphasis on the western part of Anaheim. The Economic Development Manager, under the direction of the Community & Economic Development Director, will identify priorities to assist in determining the path for the City’s future. As one of the largest cities in the State of California, with more than 25 million visitors a year, Anaheim is leading the way in advancing new economic development initiatives following the dissolution of its Redevelopment Agency. The ideal candidate should be familiar with current and emerging city planning and real estate development trends. The new Economic Development Manager will possess excellent interpersonal skills. He or she will create an open, collaborative, and successful working relationship with the City Council, community groups, developers, and other City executives. This individual will be politically astute, yet apolitical, and possess the ability to establish trust and sustainable relationships. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in presenting and coordinating economic and community development activities and related programs, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by April 10, 2017. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to apply@ralphandersen.com and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, 5 work related references, and salary history. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Dave Morgan at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Economic Development, Housing, and Workforce Manager
County of Monterey
Salary: $6,761.73 – $9,230.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description:The Economic Development Department is seeking a Manager with experience in economic development, housing or workforce. A combination of any of the two or more is preferred. This classification manages the County’s economic development and workforce program areas with responsibility for some affordable housing project compliance and grant compliance within the workforce division to meet the new requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM AND SUBMITTED TO:
County of Monterey
Human Resources Division
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor
Salinas, CA  93901
Phone: (831)796-609

Village Manager
City of Carlsbad
Salary: $70,000.00 – $96,200.00 Annually
Deadline Date: March 29, 2017

Job Description: The Economic Development Division is a part of the city’s Community & Economic Development Department which processes all private development activity in the city. Economic development is charged with ensuring businesses find Carlsbad as an ideal location to start and grow businesses, especially in the city’s strongest innovation clusters.  The Village Manager is a limited term funded program through June 30, 2019. The successful candidate will support economic development efforts in the Village and Barrio area and serve as a city liaison and Ombudsmen to the residents and businesses of the area. They will be a key city resource to assist with major city efforts in the area as well as helping to strengthen the downtown village association as an organization.  The Village Manager will be expected to work in a variety of economic development areas including but not limited to business expansion, attraction and retention, project management and facilitation, and placemaking.

Equivalent to completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of business or public administration, urban planning, or a closely related field; and a minimum of (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, business development, community development or redevelopment.  An advanced degree in a related field is desirable.

City of Carlsbad is an equal opportunity employer TO VIEW A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: http://www.carlsbadca.go

Community & Economic Development Director
City of Martinez
Salary: $11,337 – $14,991 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 27, 2017 at 5pm

Job Description: The Director of Community & Economic Development is responsible for the planning, administration, and operation of City’s community & economic development activities; performs responsible, innovative administrative management in support of City’s goals and objectives.

Requires: BA in Public or Business Admin, Economics, Urban Planning or related and 5 yrs exp in community & economic development mgmt, with 3 yrs administrative supervisory exp, involving program development; business attraction, retention and marketing; real estate development; commercial property brokerage/mgmt; financial analysis; or chamber of commerce exp.

Online application process required.  See full announcement for details & supplemental questionnaire at www.cityofmartinez.org, call (925) 372-3522,  or visit 525 Henrietta St, Mtz.

Economic Development Analyst
City of Stockton, CA
Salary: $5,362.85 – $6,885.12 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 20, 2017

Job Description: The City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department is seeking an Economic Development Analyst to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on business retention, attraction, and expansion. There is currently one (1) vacancy in the Economic Development Department.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be a flexible, detail oriented person that can work effectively with members of the public. Experience in marketing, research, web content and design, social media, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is desired. Coordination with other City departments to facilitate zoning, permitting, licensing and other related issues is required.

Under general supervision, performs responsible administrative, statistical, program and other analyses in support of City economic development programs and projects; performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, urban planning, economics or a closely related field and one year of professional level experience in economic development activities and/or development of affordable housings or management of housing programs.

APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2017. For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St, 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Community & Economic Development Housing Division Manager
City of Tacoma
Salary: $95,451.20 – $122,366.40 Annually
Deadline Date: March 10, 2017 by 5:00pm

Job Description: The Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD) is seeking a Housing Division Manager who is creative, pro-active, results-oriented and displays strong financing and development expertise. The incumbent will serve as mentor to subordinate staff and should be an excellent communicator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitation and preparation of Annual Action Plan and CAPER.
  • Administering HUD and other housing programs including: CDBG and HOME funds.
  • Preparing the 5-year Consolidated Plan.
  • Negotiating agreements with non-profit developers.
  • Serving as lead staff to support the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Agency (TCRA) Board of Directors.
  • Administering the City’s Business & Real Estate Loan Program.

For further information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at www.cityoftacoma.org/jobs

Economic Development Manager
City of San Mateo
Salary: $10,839.08 – $12,928.09 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 10, 2017 at 5pm or upon receipt of the first 100 applications

Job Description: The individual hired for the Economic Development Manager will report to the Deputy City Manager, and will plan and implement the City’s economic development program; outreach to existing businesses; assist applicants and businesses in their dealings with the City; serve as a liaison with economic development and business groups; develop and implement programs to retain and attract businesses to San Mateo; and other duties as required. The position plays a key role in maintaining and expanding a healthy local economy and City tax base

APPLY ON-LINE DIRECTLY at: https://www.calopps.org/profile_agency.cfm?id=5 . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials

Or go to www.cityofsanmateo.org click on “I want to…”, “Apply for…”, “A Job with the City”, then Economic Development Manager to complete an on-line employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes are required and cannot be substituted for a completed employment application. You may also mail a completed employment package to:

City of San Mateo
Human Resources Department
330 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403

Employment applications, resumes and supplemental questionnaires may also be faxed to: (650) 522-7261.

The interview date has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

CEO
San Diego North EDC
Salary: $100,000, Neg.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description:The SDNEDC seeks a dynamic leader with a strong commitment to North County San Diego, and familiarity with the region. The CEO has ultimate responsibility for both the financial and operational success of the organization, and reports to the board of the 501c6, in addition to supporting the 501c3 board as well. This is an extremely hands-on role, requiring an experienced executive who enjoys working alongside staff and leading from the front. This is a multi-faceted position, built around six priority areas:

  1. Relationship building with North County businesses and municipalities
  2. Growing membership
  3. Developing new revenue sources
  4. Building a high performance organization (enhance internal operations)
  5. Maintaining and growing existing programming
  6. Collaborate and partner with complementary organizations

For more information about this position please click here.

Contact information: Trevor Blair, tblair@manpower-sd.com / 760 889 2707

Business Development Analyst
City of West Hollywood
Salary: $7,777 – $9,937 Monthly
Deadline Date: February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm

Job Description: Performs a variety of complex professional functions related to the coordination, marketing, implementation, and monitoring of various Business Development programs and special projects, including: conducting technical and administrative analysis; researching and drafting contracts and agreements; developing and coordinating special projects; researching and preparing reports and recommendations; and coordinating projects with other City departments and constituents.

Knowledge of: urban planning and zoning policies; project management; GIS mapping/analysis; commercial/retail recruitment and retention principles, practices and implementation; experience with design programs and development of marketing and presentation materials.

Ability to: present and translate technical economic reports and analyses; work effectively with various groups, including high-level individuals; coordinate constituent relations and community outreach functions.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field; and,

Three to four years of progressively responsible experience; or,

Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Job Flyer: http://weho.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=30218
Apply at: www.weho.org/services/employment

Clarice Trinidad (323) 848-6418 or ctrinidad@weho.org

Economic Development Project Coordinator
City of Berkeley
Salary: $8,999 – $10,861 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 23, 2017

Job Description: The City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Project Coordinator. The ideal candidate for this position would be an experienced, results-oriented professional to join the Office of Economic Development team at a senior project manager level. Through expertise in community engagement and development, real estate, marketing, planning, public policy and analysis of the local economy, our office provides assistance to new and growing businesses in Berkeley. Trendsetting companies in fields ranging from alternative energy to artisanal foods to bio-engineering to sustainable construction, start up or locate here to take advantage of our culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Berkeley is home to one of the nation’s leading research universities, a major government laboratory and one of the most highly-educated resident workforces in the country. Berkeley also boasts award-winning arts and entertainment, a renowned food and dining scene, excellent transit access and a high quality of life.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education
Graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in business or public administration, economics, or a closely related field.

AND

Experience
Four years of professional level experience in economic or business development, employment, or similar administrative capacity. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis. Project management and lead or supervisory experience is desirable.

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes CalPERS Retirement, 100% paid medical up to the Kaiser family rate, 100% paid dental, 13 Holidays, 3 Floating Holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation to start, Basic Life Insurance, city-paid Long Term Disability, and more.

For more information about this opening and to apply, go to the City’s website at www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr.  Apply by January 23, 2017 5:00 p.m. PST.

Senior Project Director
Economic Vitality Corporation, San Luis Obispo, CA
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: January 16, 2017

Job Description: The EVC Senior Project Director will provide strategic leadership and management oversight to new and ongoing projects and economic development initiatives; steward and administer grants and other funding sources; conduct industry research; monitor and track EVC projects and initiatives; build and foster relationships with government officials and business leaders as well as with local businesses and entrepreneurs; manage groups of volunteer business leaders; organize and facilitate meetings; and communicate via written reports and public presentations with government officials, boards of directors, business leaders, and community members.  The Senior Project Director coordinates closely with the President/CEO and its Board of Directors.  This is a highly public role within the community. Permanent, full‐time position. Benefits: health insurance, 401K Plan. About the EVC: Established in 1994, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is the only economic development organization that serves all of San Luis Obispo County. A 501(c)(3) non-profit and public/private partnership, the EVC mission is to create jobs, foster investments, and promote business. This highly-respected organization works directly with local business and government leaders on key issues to support the regional economy.  See description: www.sloevc.org/jobs

Development Services Director
City of Redlands
Salary: $153,372 – $186,204 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: December 23, 2016

Job Description: The Development Services Director reports to the City Manager and is responsible for planning, managing, directing, overseeing, and coordinating the activities of the Development Services Department including building and safety, code enforcement, business development, urban redevelopment; and housing programs.

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, public or business administration engineering, or a related field AND seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in planning, redevelopment and economic development experience including five (5) years of management and supervisory experience which includes recruitment of, and negotiation with, potential developers is required. A Master’s Degree is desirable.

Contact information:
To be considered, submit a cover letter, list of six professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment), indication of current salary and a résumé that indicates both months and years of positions held, as well as the size of staff you have managed. Submit the requested materials to:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916-471-3111
Email: resumes@cpshr.us

Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
City of Redlands website: www.cityofredlands.org

Housing Development Manager
Community Development Commission
Salary: $7,368 – $12,070 Monthly
Deadline Date: December 16, 2016

Job Description: Under general direction of the Director and Assistant Director, the Housing Development Manager serves as a member of the management team and has the responsibility to plan, direct, coordinate, supervise and manage directly and/or through subordinate supervisory staff the activities in the Housing Development Unit of the Economic and Housing Development (EHD) Division.

The Housing Development Manager is responsible for managing the strategy for advancing the housing development program in collaboration with public and private partners and for issuing Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) and/or Requests for Proposals or Bids that are utilized to provide financing and program support for the development and operation of affordable and permanent supportive housing projects.

The Manager’s primary responsibility is to manage funding for current CDC programs and ensure that there is sufficient coverage of administrative costs.

The Manager also ensures that rental assistance and supportive services are available for ongoing program and project viability and that there is compliance with County and CDC policies in all operations and that the standards of underwriting are current.

The Manager is also responsible for supervising the Residential Sound Insulation Program.

Contact information: www.lacdc.org

Economic Development Manager
City of Vallejo
Salary: $113,547 – $138,028 Annually
Deadline Date: December 13, 2016

Job Description: The  Economic Development Manager will plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Economic Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department including economic development, program marketing, business retention and attraction, management of City-owned assets, successor agency oversight;  to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Community and Economic Development, City Manager, City Commissions and City Council. For a full job description and additional duties, please visit: www.cityofvallejo.net under ‘Employment Opportunities’.

Experience: Four years of increasing responsible experience in economic development, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Training: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, business or public administration, or a related field.

For more information please click here.

Contact information: Robin Tilley at 707-649-4852 robin.tilley@cityofvallejo.net

Economic Development Manager
City of San Leandro
Salary: $10,247.00 – $12,455.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: The Economic Development Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Economic Development Division in the Community Development Department.  The Economic Development Manager is the designated authority charged with recruiting and retaining businesses to sustain economic diversity and growth.  This individual resolves land development and entitlement processing issues for businesses and developers, designs and implements marketing campaigns to promote the City as a center of innovation, and ensures regulatory and legal compliance related to activities of the former Redevelopment Agency.  S/he also identifies and implements programs to improve the physical appearance of businesses and the City and create vibrant places for people to live, work and play.  Responsibilities are varied and include economic studies, needs assessments, research and financial analysis, and negotiation and preparation of contracts. The Economic Development Manager is active in the community, regularly attending community meetings, making presentations and participating in associations.  Additionally, s/he makes recommendations to Council.

Minimum requirements include:  The ideal candidate is a proven leader who has at least five years of economic development and real estate experience, with experience developing and implementing public sector business and development programs, including a minimum of three years public sector management experience.  Other qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, business or public administration, or a closely-related field.  A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

Click here to view the Economic Development Manager brochure.  Applications along with a current resume and responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 2016.

 

Economic Development Manager

City of Carlsbad
Salary: $92,900 – 134,700 Annually (currently under review). Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.
Deadline Date: October 2, 2016

Job Description: Known for its beautiful beaches, world-class resorts, well-panned neighborhoods and abundant open space, Carlsbad is located in North San Diego County and is home to a population of approximately 110,000. The city’s diverse economy is centered around action sports manufacturing, life sciences, information and communication technology, clean tech, as well as hospitality and tourism. The Economic Development Manager is a division manager reporting to the Community & Economic Development Director.

The City is seeking an economic development professional who is capable of being a passionate and effective advocate of Carlsbad and its incomparable assets. He/she will be adept at identifying and creating forward thinking opportunities that complement the city’s vision and values. Outstanding relationship building abilities and a track record that reflects demonstrated effectiveness with an entire business community will be expected. The ideal candidate will possess five years of increasingly responsible economic development-related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. An advanced degree is desirable.

A detailed recruitment brochure available at www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Teri Black – 424.296.3111
Julie Yuan-Miu – 424.296.3111
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

Administrative Analyst – Economic Development
City of Menifee
Salary: $56,978 – $69,559
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Performs a wide variety of professional level research, analytical and administrative duties in support of the City’s Economic Development functions, operations, and programs; performs research and studies including economic or financial studies; analyzes and identifies trends.

Click here to download the Administrative Analyst – Economic Development job description.

Contact:

Pat Grob, Human Resources Manager
www.cityofmenifee.us

 

Economic Development Coordinator
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $8,604 – $10,460, Monthly (effective July, 1, 2016)
Deadline Date: July 12, 2016 by 5 pm. Or upon receipt of the first 100 applications & supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.

Job Description: Applications are being accepted for the position of Economic Development Coordinator with the City of South San Francisco

This position will focus on:
•  Implementing Specific Plans and select planning initiatives that will facilitate medium to high density urban infill mixed use projects.  Residential components may include both market rate, mixed income and 100% affordable developments.
•  Transitioning older low density commercial suburban strip developments and select industrial nodes to projects that have greater density.
•  Business attraction initiatives that will enhance the City’s well established biotech and wholesale food clusters as well as its light manufacturing base.  These initiatives will need to be implemented in such a way that balances the local economy with aforementioned urban infill efforts.

Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible professional economic development experience with knowledge of economic development.  Training:  Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, economics, political science, urban planning, or a related field.

To review the complete job announcement (position details, additional desired training & experience, benefits, etc.) and to apply for this position, click here.

Contact: Barbara Hanna  ; 650-877-8522

Deputy City Manager
City of Morro Bay
Salary: $177,000 – $153,000, Annually
Deadline Date: July 8, 2016

Job Description: Our new Deputy City Manager (DCM) will be a crucial member of the City Manager’s executive team.  The previous DCM had broad and significant responsibilities in the areas of Economic Development (including Tourism) and Public Engagement, provided oversight to IT, and also supervised the Recreation Services Division.  Ideally, our new DCM will possess the skills and management expertise to perform similarly.  Economic development and revitalization is crucial for our city and thus those interpersonal business recruitment, retention and expansion skills are essential.  The DCM supervises the Tourism Manager / Division as part of Economic Development. Public engagement is also critically important – crafting and executing the city’s listening and speaking functions including social media, traditional media, and other communication tools. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and skills to supervise a 1-person IT services division.  Any candidate must be able to provide oversight for our recreation division. While municipal experience is certainly a plus, the City Manager is far more interested in intellect, precision, communication, innovation and dedication to excellence. A wide range of candidate experiences will be considered positively.

To learn how to apply or for more information about this job please click here.

Controller
Fresno County Economic Development Corportation
Salary: $70,000 Annually, plus comprehensive benefit package
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Under the supervision of the President/CEO , the Controller is responsible for managing all of the organization’s financial operations, accounting, reporting, planning, budgeting, controls, and systems.  For more information please see our full job description .

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Bea Ramos bramos@fresnoedc.com. For more information please visit our website.

Community Development Resource Agency Director
Placer County, CA
Salary: $160,742.40 – $195,332.80 Annually DOQ
Deadline Date: June 30, 2016

Job Description: This is an outstanding career opportunity to lead the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) and play a key role in the County’s future.  Consistently ranked first for its quality of life and in the top healthiest counties in California, Placer County is currently experiencing unprecedented development activity in all areas of the County.  Reporting to the County Executive Officer, this position oversees a dynamic organization (105 FTEs and FY 2015-16 budget of $22.3M) comprised of six operating divisions including Building Services, Code Enforcement, Engineering and Surveying, Environmental Coordination, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Planning Services, with offices in Auburn and Tahoe City.  At least seven years of increasingly responsible experience in planning, community development or related field, including three years of executive level responsibility is required.  A Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in planning, urban design, public administration or a related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Project Manager
City of Watsonville
Salary: $6,479.23 – $8,682.80/Month
Deadline: June 30, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

To plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise economic development programs and projects with the City of Watsonville; to develop and implement construction and rehabilitation programs; to provide technical and administrative support to the Assistant City Manager; to perform and direct studies and analysis; to development and implement public relations programs; to prepare budgets. Employees in this classification receive administration direction within a framework of general guidelines. Employees in this classification direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others.

Click here to download the Project Manager job description.

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Deputy Director, Northern California
Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Jon Description: Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is a national non-profit community development financial institution that is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities. Since our founding in 1984, LIIF has mobilized more than $1.8B in capital, improved the lives of more than 1.7 million people, and been recognized for our leadership on innovative community development initiatives.

The Deputy Director, Northern California, will be the external face of LIIF in the region, with the goal of discovering loan fund opportunities and other community development activities. The Deputy Director will cultivate relationships with influential partners throughout the Northern California region.

This opportunity will allow a dedicated community development professional to represent one of the strongest community development financial institutions in the country, working with a collaborative and passionate team to drive change for low income people and communities.

To learn more, please contact Evan Carper or see the full job description available at: commongoodcareers.force.com.

Economic Development Manager
City of Redlands
Salary: $8,404.75 – $10,216.00 Monthly
Deadline: June 27, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

Under general direction, manages, plans, organizes, directs, and participates in the development and implementation of Economic Development programs and activities for the City emphasizing on the stimulation of business retention, expansion, attraction and workforce development while enhancing Redlands’ economic base; serves as a coordinator for major Economic Development projects; prepares studies and reports; and performs other related duties as assigned including Successor Agency and Oversight Board duties.

Click here to download the Economic Development Manager job description.

Economic Development Officer
City of Henderson, Nevada
Salary: $64,650 – $86,200 Annually
Deadline Date: June 20, 2016

Job Description: The City of Henderson, NV seeks candidates for its Economic Development Officer position that coordinates and implements business recruitment efforts for the City’s Economic Development program. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in Southern Nevada. Ideal candidate is skilled in marketing, site selection analysis, incentives and deal structuring, and will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or related field, and minimum three years’ experience in economic development.  Desirable: Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Master’s degree. Learn more or apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/henderson.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Henderson, Nevada
Salary: $58,950 – $78,600 Annually
Deadline Date: June 20, 2016

Job Description: The City of Henderson, NV seeks candidates for its Economic Development Specialist position that coordinates and implements marketing and research initiatives and directs the local business program for the City’s Economic Development division. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in Southern Nevada. Ideal candidate is skilled in marketing, research, grant administration and program coordination, and will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or related field, and three years’ experience in economic development or similar professional experience.  Learn more or apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/henderson.

Executive Director of Community Development
City of Santa Ana
Salary: $122,580 – $173,124 Annually (Plus comprehensive executive benefit package)
Deadline Date: June 18, 2016 by 5:30 pm

Job Description: Santa Ana, in Orange County, is the eleventh largest city in California with a population of 325,000.  The city is 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean and 33 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

The Executive Director will lead the Community Development Agency in initiatives related to new business opportunities, new venues for visual and performing arts, renovation of commercial and industrial areas, affordable housing programs, and management of a full-service job search/training center.  Challenges include implementing the City’s 5-year Strategic Plan and assisting the Planning & Building Agency in updating the City’s General Plan.  The ideal candidate has impressive experience working with city staff, elected officials and community stakeholders under the City Manager’s guidance.

Requires five years of responsible management-level experience involving the administration and management of a comprehensive community development program; B.A. (Master’s preferred) in public or business administration or related field.

Please apply at www.santa-ana.org.  Contact: Ellen Smiley esmiley@santa-ana.org.  EOE/ADA

Planning & Economic Development Director
City of Santa Rosa
Salary: $128,659 – $160,965 Annually DOQE
Deadline Date: May 23, 2016

Job Description: Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, you’ll find a vibrant City overflowing with all there is to love about California. Welcome to Santa Rosa, where everything comes together. With a growing population of 175,000, Santa Rosa is the North Bay’s premier location for technology and entrepreneurial businesses and the economic engine that drives the region. The Department of Planning & Economic Development has a $5.3M budget and staff of 50 in the divisions of Building, Planning, Engineering Services, and Economic Development.  The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership, energy, and clarity in translating community objectives into definable goals for the Department.  A background in economic development as well as knowledge of local government planning and building is required. Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, civil engineering, public or business administration or a related field required; Master’s desired.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham or Clay Phillips at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Director of Economic Development & Innovation
City of San Rafael
Salary: $130,872 – $159,072 Annually DOQ/DOE
Deadline Date: May 11, 2016

Job Description: The ideal candidate will have a history of pushing the envelope to bridge the public-private divide, think beyond bureaucracy and grow a strong and innovative business community. The successful candidate will be well-versed in contemporary aspects of urban design, economic development and community engagement.  This position requires skill in change management, collaboration and ability to build strong relationships with the Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Improvement District and the business community at-large.  Come join a first-rate executive team.  This is your chance to bring a new economic development approach to enrich quality of life in San Rafael.

The City is seeking a candidate with exceptional communication skills, a deep understanding of community building and polished facilitation skills to promote healthy debate that supports diverse opinions and creative solutions.  Five years of progressively responsible experience in economic and business development including two years of experience in a management capacity and a Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration, public policy, public administration, marketing/communications, regional land-use planning, urban planning, or closely related field are required; Master’s degree preferred. Full job description/details

Contact information: Sylvia Gonzalez, (415) 485-3391

Community Development Director
City of Thousand Oaks
Salary: $141,373 – $212,060
Deadline Date: May 6, 2016 at 5 pm

Job Description: Fifty years of achievement have made Thousand Oaks one of the most sought after places to live, work and play in California. The community of 129,000 residents is home to excellent schools, outstanding parks, numerous corporate headquarters, diverse retail opportunities, cultural amenities and 15,500 acres of open space.

The new Director will be an innovative and proactive leader with a positive, forward thinking perspective; and be responsible for the delivery of planning, open space management, building, inspection, plan review, code compliance, housing, and permit approval services. The City is in the midst of an organizational renewal with major emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, use of technology and continuous improvement.

Ten years of increasingly responsible community development experience, including at least three years of responsibility for urban planning/development, and a Bachelor’s Degree are required (Master’s preferred).  For more information please visit our website:  www.toaks.org or contact Gary Rogers or Sandra Bill at 805-449-2144

Economic Development and Housing Manager
City of La Habra
Salary: $97,624 – $121,919 Annually
Deadline Date: April 28, 2016

Job Description: The City of La Habra is recruiting to fill the position of Economic Development and Housing Manager in the Community Development Department.  This position is an exempt management at-will position which reports to the Director/Deputy Director of Community Development. Applications are available through the City’s website at www.lahabraca.gov or in the Human Resources Department. Applications will be accepted until 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016. For more information please visit our website at www.lahabracity.com

Community Development Director
Town of Windsor
Salary: $122,628 – $153,144 DOQE (increasing by 3.5% on July 1st) with excellent benefits.
Deadline Date: April 4, 2016

Job Description: The Town of Windsor is famous for its family-friendly environment in a region known for its wine making, culinary arts, and breathtaking vistas.  With a population of over 27,000 – 5,300 of which are school age – and an ongoing focus on family and community values, the Town continues to grow and thrive.  The Director reports to the Town Manager and with a staff of seven is responsible for the current, advance and environmental planning, building plan check, permitting, inspection, historic preservation, and code compliance activities of the Town.  The new Director will provide proactive visionary leadership to the department and will successfully oversee an active development environment with multiple priorities including an on-going General Plan update.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are needed in order to effectively stay abreast of the large project load and to ensure timely processing of permits, development plans, and project delivery.  This is a tremendous opportunity to join a team where you will be provided the tools and support needed to be successful.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of management and/or administrative experience required.  Master’s degree, AICP certification, and/or public sector experience preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Deputy Director
Department of Development Services
City of Long Beach
Salary: Attractive salary and benefits; appointment is DOQ.
Deadline Date: March 21, 2016

Job Description: Boasting amenities few cities can offer, Long Beach blends big city convenience with the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of an ocean-side community.  With a diverse population of nearly 470,000, Long Beach provides exciting future development opportunities.  Within Long Beach Development Services, the Deputy Director represents the department as 2nd in command, directly overseeing the Building & Safety Bureau and the Neighborhood Services Bureau (130+ FTEs).  The ideal candidate brings proven leadership and management skills with a background in community development, planning, building, and code enforcement.  Strengths in customer service, collaboration with other operating departments, decision-making, and political acumen are strongly desired.  A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Economic Development Manager
City of Seaside
Salary:  $92,689 – $110,698 Annually
Application Due Date:  March 6, 2016

Job Description: Under administrative direction of the City Manger, the Economic Development Manager plans, organizes, directs and administers the City’s economic development activities and performs other work as required. For the complete job description please click here.

Apply online at the City of Seaside

Marketing Manager
City of Oakland
Salary: $107,932 – $132,531 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 7, 2016

Job Description: Oakland is a dynamic city with 50 distinct and eclectic neighborhoods, 17 commercial districts, an increasingly vibrant downtown, a strong economic base, world-class arts and entertainment venues, superior cultural and recreational amenities, and a rich multicultural heritage. Oakland is the eighth largest city in California with an estimated population of 413,000 residents.

The Marketing Manager will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan, organize, and implement marketing program(s) that position the City of Oakland as a prime location for business and investment, and as a center of creativity and innovation. The Marketing Manager is a senior member of the Economic and Workforce Development Department and reports directly to the Director. The position will represent the department and the City at meetings and conferences, and will train and supervise assigned staff, including a part-time graphic designer.

A bachelor’s degree and experience in developing marketing/branding strategies are required; a master’s degree and public sector experience are desirable.

To learn more about this exciting career opportunity review a complete position brochure at

www.managementpartners.com and visit the City’s website at www.oaklandnet.com.

Submit a cover letter and resume to search@managementpartners.com

Business Expansion, Attraction and Retention Manager – U1606 (Unclassified)
City of San Diego
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: March 11, 2016 by 5:00 pm (PST)

Job Description: To view the complete announcement please click here.

Director of Planning and Neighborhood Services
City of Milpitas
Salary: $152,199 – $197,950 Annually, DOQE with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: February 29, 2016

Job Description: Located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Milpitas is a progressive community that is an integral part of the high tech Silicon Valley, often called the “Crossroads of Silicon Valley,” with most of its 13.63 square miles of land situated between two major freeways.  With a very diversified resident population of over 71,000, Milpitas features quality schools and conveniently located neighborhood parks and shopping centers.  The city is seeking an experienced, creative and passionate Director to lead the city’s efforts in land use and long-range planning and to take the department from great to fantastic.  Bachelor’s degree and eight years experience with at least three years of supervisory experience required, Master’s degree highly desirable.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Economic Development Manager/Business Operations Director
City of Ontatrio
Salary: Economic Development Manager ($8,223 – $9,995 Monthly), Business Operations Director ($9, 145 – $11,116 Monthly)
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: The City of Ontario, one of the fastest growing and most financially stable communities in Southern California, is seeking an individual with a natural gift for leadership and brand management to join our team.  The Economic Development Manager position is designed for a qualified individual with strong leadership qualities who has advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of economic development programming and administration. The Business Operations Director position performs the same essential functions but will take an expanded role in long range planning for Department operations, business negotiations, and will take a critical (high profile) role in supporting the Office of the City Manager.  The successful candidate will be hired as either an Economic Development Manager or Business Operations Director depending on the candidate’s qualifications for the position and the needs of the hiring department.

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, please visit the City of Ontario’s website at www.ontarioca.gov/employment. Contact information – hr@ci.ontario.ca.us

Economic Development Manager
City of Corona
Salary: $8,468 – $10,338 Monthly, DOQ
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: The City of Corona (approximate population 162,087) is now seeking an Economic Development Manager who is experienced and proactive. The ideal candidate will be someone who stays abreast of current trends in the industry and is aware of realities in the field. It is critical that the new incumbent be politically astute, have outstanding communication skills, and understand the need for creative solutions to economic development issues. Equally important will be experience and abilities in developing effectual community outreach and facilitating cooperation and consensus among diverse stakeholders. A typical candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or a closely related field; a Master’s degree in one of these fields is preferred. Five years of increasingly responsible experience directly related to economic development and redevelopment, including several years of lead or supervisory experience is expected. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions.

Chief Operating Officer
Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (NV) – Chief Operating Officer. Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for an outstanding executive to lead management and operation of all facets of organization while supporting the CEO. Top focus areas include economic development, finance, administrative and partnership building. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to developing the economies of Las Vegas, Clark County, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Mesquite through regional cooperation, global trade, and global connectivity.  A complete job profile can be requested at current searches at www.jci-inc.net or LVGEA@jci-inc.net.

Contact information – Todd Jorgenson 866.564.3138

Director of Economic Development
City of Indio
Salary: $112,013.42 – $165,494.84, plus a highly competitive benefits package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: One of the fastest growing Cities in California is in search of a Director of Economic Development. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, driven, result-oriented, proactive, innovative, high energy, and articulate. A candidate that is creative in their approach towards economic development is highly desirable. In addition, the Director of Economic Development should have a vision for the future, anticipate issues and potential problems, and act as an agent for positive change.

Qualifications:
Eight (8) years of significant, directly related, and progressive economic development experience in the public or private sector in the State of California, including three (3) years administrative or supervisory capacity and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Real Estate, Economics or a related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.

To apply, please visit http://www.indio.org/index.aspx?page=828

Community and Economic Development Director
City of Garden Grove
Salary: Up to $195,156, the City also offers a car allowance of $835 per month and participates in CalPERS.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, The first screening of resumes will occur on January 4, 2016

Job Description: The City of Garden Grove is conducting a search for a seasoned and highly energetic Community and Economic Development Director. Reporting to the City Manager, this newly structured, at-will position is a key member of the City Manager’s Leadership Team. The Community and Economic Development Director plans, directs, and oversees the activities of the Community and Economic Development Department (34 F/T, 3 P/T, and a budget of over $30 million). A Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of administrative and supervisory management experience are required. An advanced degree and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certificates are a plus but not required. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please call Robert Burg or Teddi Anderson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Deputy City Manager
City of Pomona
Salary: $8,775 – $11,759/Month; $105,295 – $141,105/Year
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, may close at any time

Job Description: The City of Pomona is looking for an individual with entrepreneurial drive and a vision that meets the challenges and opportunities for dynamic development and downtown revitalization. As a key advisor to the City Manager and City Council, the Deputy City Manager for Business Development will develop and implement a strategy to retain the businesses already in Pomona, promote economic opportunities in Pomona, and attract new and vital business to Pomona; manage the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency and city real estate transactions; and provide leadership to the Vehicle Parking District (VPD) and the VPD Commission.

Five (5) years of professional level experience in business or economic development, redevelopment, municipal program administration and analysis, or related field that includes interaction with elected or other high level officials and/or business executives.

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, real estate, urban planning, or related field.

For the complete job description logon to: http://www.ci.pomona.ca.us/index.php/human-resources-home. Apply online at www.ci.pomona.ca.us. First screening – Week of October 12, 2015

Economic Development Analyst

Downtown Long Beach Associates
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: This position is responsible for developing and executing marketing research activities including but not limited to collecting industry specific market data, maintaining and analyzing economic trends from business license, business retention and expansion program databases. Click here for full description: https://www.downtownlongbeach.org//Uploads/Economic-Development-Analyst-Job-Description-o_J9tWrD.pdf

Contact for application submission:

Please send cover letter resume, references, salary history and expectations to downtownlongbeach@gmail.com. No phone calls please. Only complete packets will be considered.

 

Economic Development Manager, Full Time

City of Chino
Salary: $6,556 – $8,523 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 25, 2016

Job Description: The Economic Development Manager plans the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development program; develops marketing programs, emphasizing business retention and attraction; coordinates activities with other City departments, outside agencies and the general public; supervises support staff; assists in developing and monitoring the economic development budget; assists in negotiating financial agreements; and does related work as assigned.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban studies, marketing, or a related field, and 3 years of increasingly responsible work experience with economic development programs.  A High School Diploma/G.E.D. and valid Class C California Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving record, are also required. Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination/drug screen, and an administrative review are required.

To view a detailed job announcement and job description, and to apply online, please visit our website at www.cityofchino.org, or call (909) 334-3267. EOE

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Chief Executive Officer
Mesquite Regional Business, Inc.
Salary: $65,000-$85,000 with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Mesquite Regional Business, Inc. (MRB) was recently incorporated as a 501 (c) (6) organization to provide efficient, orderly economic and professional management and administration of an economic development program for the City of Mesquite, NV.

For the past two decades, Mesquite has been one of the fastest growing small cities. Business owners benefit from a favorable tax structure and a small town atmosphere with big city amenities. Mesquite is located on I-15 just 85 miles NW of Las Vegas, NV.

The CEO will plan, organize and implement an economic development program through marketing, targeted recruitment, business expansion, completion of strategic projects and the formation of effective public/private partnerships.

A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), or comparable experience, is highly desirable. Five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in senior level economic development activities is a minimum requirement.
A salary range of $65-$85,000, with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.

Please send resume by email or contact George H. Gault, Chairman, 307-761-1440, georgehgault@gmail.com.

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Director of Community Development
City of Dana Point
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: December 14, 2012

Dana Point is home to 33,400 residents and is blessed with nearly seven miles of prominent coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean. Located in southern Orange County, the City of Dana Point is fiscally sound and has a strong commitment to customer service. The Director of Community Development will oversee an annual budget of $2.9 million and 21 FTE’s in the divisions of planning, building, code enforcement, and economic development. The City is seeking candidates with proven management or leadership experience, ideally involving coastal issues. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field is required; a Master’s is desirable. Salary DOQ.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is December 14, 2012.

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Business Development Manager
County of Placer
Annual salary: $96,345 to $117,104, plus excellent benefits!
Deadline Date: November 30, 2012

The County of Placer, California is seeking a highly skilled professional for the position of Business Development Manager in the County Executive Office.

To learn more about the position and the minimum requirements, please visit the Placer County Personnel Department at www.jobsatplacer.ca.gov. (Please note: see classification Principal Management Analyst)

To be considered for this excellent career opportunity, please complete and submit the on-line application for employment with the Placer County Personnel Department. Applications must be submitted via the County’s website. This recruitment will close on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM.

Annual salary: $96,345 to $117,104, plus excellent benefits!

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Equal Opportunity Employer
145 Fulweiler Avenue, Suite 200
Auburn CA 95603
Main Telephone: (530) 889-4060
www.placer.ca.gov/Departments/Personnel.aspx

Housing Program Specialist, Senior
County of Santa Barbara
$65,612 – $80,099
Deadline date: November 26, 2012

Under general direction, coordinates, implements, and maintains assigned federal, state, and local housing finance and community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME, Homebuyer Assistance (HAP), homeless, and redevelopment housing and funding programs; acts as a lead worker; provides technical expertise and training to staff; and performs related duties as required.

Requirements

  1. Possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in urban studies/planning, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field, and two years of professional experience in the administration of affordable housing and community development programs, including HOME, Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), and affordable housing financing; or,
  2. possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in urban studies/planning, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field, and two years of experience equivalent to Housing Program Specialist II with Santa Barbara County; or,
  3. A combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Additional Qualifications: Possession of a California Class C Driver’s License may be required.

To view a full description and to apply for this position please visit www.sbcountyjobs.com. If you have any questions please contact Tarah Cronquist at 805-884-8098.

Position Closes: Monday, November 26th at 5:00 pm.

Community Development Director
Salary: $8,638 to $10,929 per month/salary under review
Deadline Date: November 21, 2012

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director manages and directs the City’s advance planning functions, policy development, adoption and implementation of major policy and planning documents, including the City’s General Plan, specific plans, and corridor plans. Reviews and issues building and similar permits and conducts plan checks. The Community Development Director is responsible for directing the Community Development Department, coordinating meetings with property owners, businesses, and residents throughout the City; managing Environmental Impact Reports for large City projects and programs, adoption of major updates to the City’s Zoning Ordinance; coordinates contract building and landscape maintenance services, supervises the Animal Control Program, coordinates animal control contract services, and supervises the operational activities of the City’s Code Enforcement program, coordinates the City’s Emergency Services Program, including disaster planning and hazard mitigation.

This position will analyze data, carry planning assignments to completion through the formulation of creative planning proactive solutions, participate in technical research on economic sociological, engineering, and planning problems, develop effective working relationships with officials, other government agencies, the general public and staff; utilize effective management and supervisory techniques. Education: Bachelor’s degree in city or urban planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, business, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. Five years of recent professional experience in local planning, zoning administration, economic development programs. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is highly desirable. Deadline: 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2012: To Apply: Call (626)285-2171 or visit City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Drive, Temple City, CA 91780 or the City website at www.ci.temple-city.ca.us

Economic and Workforce Development Director
City of Oakland, CA
Deadline Date: November 9, 2012

Oakland has been named the 5th most desirable place to travel in the world by The New York Times and the 2nd “Can-Do City in America” by Newsweek. It is the center of commerce and trade for the Bay Area and enjoys a diverse, vibrant economy. Major economic drivers include the Port of Oakland, the fourth busiest maritime port in the U.S., Oakland International Airport, and the former Oakland Army Base.

The position: The director of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development is a newly created position that will lead efforts to attract new businesses, retain and strengthen existing business, market to key industries, and strengthen economic development strategies for City neighborhoods. In addition, s/he will oversee opportunities for training, employment and job retention for Oakland residents. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, initiative and drive; interpersonal and cultural sensitivity; and the ability to direct and motivate a diverse staff.

Deadline for applications: November 9, 2012. A detailed position brochure is available at www.managementpartners.com. Contact Nancy Hetrick at 408-437-5400 or email search@managementpartners.com for more information.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Concord, California
Salary: $67,849.60 – $84,968.00 annually plus excellent benefits
Deadline Date: November 9, 2012

This position provides professional support for the implementation and administration of services and activities that are designed to implement the City’s Economic Vitality Strategy, promote new development, and increase overall business activity in the City. Objectives include attracting, expanding, and retaining businesses while creating jobs and revenue in the City.

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally, this will require:
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Planning, or related field.
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in economic development including areas such as non-profit economic development corporation work, city or state economic development, or redevelopment experience including financing, project management, property acquisition, or closely related assignments. Strong writing skills are highly desired.

APPLY BY: November 9, 2012. Qualified individuals must apply at the City’s website – www.cityofconcord.org.

EEDD Enterprise Zone Manager
San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD)
Salary: $5805 – $7058 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 2, 2012

EEDD is seeking an experienced and highly motivated EEDD Enterprise Zone Manager. The Enterprise Zone Manager will supervise and administer the Enterprise Zone Program for San Joaquin County, coordinate the delivery of economic development services to local employers, and be responsible for accomplishing the goals of the program and reporting to the State, Enterprise Zone Partners, and other stakeholders the Zone’s progress in meeting goals and objectives. Bachelor’s degree required with major in business administration, public administration, economics, marketing or closely related field and 3 years’ experience performing responsible technical, administrative or management work in the area of economic and business development, enterprise zone programs in a local, state, or regional agency, including one year in a supervisory position. Substitution pattern is available. Refer to website for detailed information. FFD is November 2, 2012. Apply online at www.sjgov.org/hr or San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin St, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202 (209)468-3370. EOE.

Economic Development Director
County of Monterey
Salary Negotiable Depending on Qualifications
Deadline Date: October 22, 2012

Monterey County, CA seeks an experienced, visionary & entrepreneurial executive to be the Economic Development Director. Monterey County has world-class attractions, a spectacular coastline, and a thriving agricultural industry.

The Economic Development Director is appointed by the County Administrative Officer (CAO) and provides leadership, administration and direction to Economic Development Department staff responsible for economic development, redevelopment, housing and job creation. The Director advises and makes recommendations to the CAO and the Board of Supervisors on economic development issues and strategies, and recommends new programs, discontinuance of existing programs, and/or major program modifications to stimulate the County’s economy and jobs. Requires equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in economics, business, planning or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in economic and employment development. Graduate degree is highly desirable.

For more information visit our website at www.rjamanagement.com/Active_Recruitments.htm. Apply to: Dr. Richard Garcia, RJA Management Services, Inc. 2719 So. Mayflower Ave., Suite A, Arcadia, CA 91006, (626) 447-3318. Open Until Filled. First review begins October 22, 2012.

Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager
City of Novato, California
Salary: This position is a half-time, 2-year limited term assignment. Total compensation for this position negotiable up to $80,000 per year depending on experience/qualifications.
Deadline Date: October 19, 2012

Over the last 25 years, the City of Novato has advanced a successful conversion of the former Hamilton Air Force Base into a thriving neighborhood comprised of residential and commercial development and community facilities. We are seeking a Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager. The Manager will strategize, develop, and facilitate a process to maximize revenue potential from City-owned properties, restore numerous historic buildings, and continue to improve the Hamilton neighborhood. The position will work with numerous stakeholders such as the City Council, Hamilton community members, the federal government and private developers.
Please see brochure for education and training requirements. Resume, cover letter outlining qualifications and experience should be emailed to Kelly Gerhardt at hr@novato.org. This position is open and continuous, with first review of resumes Friday, October 19, 2012. For more information, view the position announcement brochure at the City’s website at: Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager.

Administrative Analyst, Sponsorship
City of Santa Clarita
$5,094 – $6,191/month (A Step – E Step)
Deadline Date: October 15, 2012

Under supervision of the Economic Development Associate, this position provides technical and administrative support to the Economic Development Division. The position’s responsibilities include corporate sponsorship, retail attraction, marketing, business development, and serves as a liaison between City staff and the business community.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Economics, Business, Public Administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license
Master’s Degree highly desirable
Two years professional economic development experience highly desirable
Experience with marketing and/or sponsorship highly desirable

An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2012. For more information and to apply online please visit www.santa-clarita.com.

President
Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance
Deadline Date: October 11, 2012

The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, a public private collaborative of businesses, local governments and other community organizations seeks candidates for the position of President. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President will lead the organization in its
mission to attract industry to one of the fastest growing regions in California. The President will also work with local businesses on expansion programs and in building partnerships to fund the organization. The position requires a self starter with strong communications and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work with the business
community and local governments. Economic development, community development, marketing, non-profit management or related experience desired. Must have at least a B.A., (Master’s degree preferred). For more information on GAVEA, visit www.aveconomy.org. Please send resume, salary requirements and references by October 11, 2012 to GAVEA, Attn: Albert Gatton, 1028 West Ave. L-12, Suite #101, Lancaster, CA 93534 or email to Info@aveconomy.org. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Senior Vice President And Economic Development Director
Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance
Salary: Up to $120,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience
Deadline Date: October 1, 2012

Overview:

The Alliance is a uniquely structured non-profit corporation that has been designated as the economic and workforce development agency for Stanislaus County. It has responsibility for business attraction, expansion and retention, entrepreneurial development, research, business education partnerships, along with workforce services provided by Alliance Worknet, a county department assigned to the Alliance.

Qualifications and Abilities:

Successful candidate will have:

  • Eight years senior level ED experience
    Experience building strategic partnerships, alliances and business recruitment
  • Successful track record in attraction of domestic/international start-ups or relocations
  • Existing relationships with site selection consultants
    Good management/communication/ marketing skills
  • Four year degree in field related to business development
    Experience working with state/ regional organizations
    Interacted with job training organizations/ boards (PIC or WIBs)

Duties and responsibilities:

The Senior VP will have responsibility for all ED programs and lead an aggressive business attraction effort. Position will support the President/CEO in overseeing Alliance programs. Candidate will possess thorough knowledge of economic development, small business and workforce programs and have the ability to build partnerships and consensus.
Salary up to $120,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications accepted until October 1, 2012.

Email resumes, cover letter and contact information to bassittb@stanalliance.com for more information please visit www.stanalliance.com.

Community Development Program Manager
City of Lompoc (Lompoc, CA)
Salary: $4,918.16 – $5,977.92 Monthly
Deadline Date: October 1, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Time

Under general direction, the Community Development Program Manager, is responsible for the management of a variety of federal and state grant programs including CDBG, HOME, CHRP-O, and RHCP. The incumbent designs and implements grant related programs; directs preparation of grant applications and grant agreements; establishes program goals, measurable objectives and advises City Council and the public on program effectiveness; and performs other work as required.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning, or closely related field AND four (4) years in design and implementation of federal block grant and home programs.

For a detailed job bulletin go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lompocca/default.cfm or call Human Resources at (805) 875-8208

CEO
San Diego North Economic Development Council
Salary: $85,000-$110,000 DOQ
Deadline Date: September 28, 2012

The San Diego North Economic Development Council seeks an experienced, dynamic economic development professional with strong entrepreneurial, marketing and communication skills. Reporting directly to the 22-member Board of Directors, this position will provide the leadership required to manage and grow a 501(c)6 nonprofit into a strategic organization that facilitates high-impact economic development in North San Diego County.

In particular, the Board is looking for an individual who: (1) demonstrates a successful track record working in a knowledge-based economy; (2) is a great communicator and facilitator; (3) understands the economic development process, including the required interface with appropriate entitling agencies; (4) has a minimum BA/BS degree from an accredited institution; and (5) has a strong ability to work with a volunteer board and Council membership.

Salary Range – $85,000-$110,000 DOQ; Start date by 12/1/12

Submit cover letter, resume with salary history and 3-6 references electronically to: Rick Gittings at rgittings@sdnedc.org by 5:00 pm on September 28, 2012. Full description available on SDNEDC website http://www.sdnedc.org

Please: no phone calls about this job; recruiters, don’t contact.

Economic Development Analyst
City of West Hollywood
Salary: $79,530 to $101,619 annually
Deadline Date: September 27, 2012

Under the direction of the Economic Development and Special Projects Manager, this position will perform a full range of professional and technical duties supporting the City’s economic development initiatives. You will put your skills in performing complex data analysis and direct outreach to business owners, associations and districts, property owners, and developers to good use. This is an excellent opportunity for a person who wants challenging work in a fast paced environment and has the drive for enhancing and developing all sectors that make West Hollywood the destination of choice for hospitality and entertainment.
Requirements: At least 3 years of experience working for a public agency that offers an urban experience with hospitality and entertainment venues preferred. A Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Communications, Business or a closely related field.

Applications are due September 27, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. Salary range $79,530 to $101,619 annually. To apply and review our benefit package go to www.weho.org/jobs. Contact Susan Schumacher if you have questions at 323-848-6325 or sschumacher@weho.org
Resumes only not accepted.

Economic and Community Development Director
City of Lake Elsinore
Lake Elsinore, CA
Salary: $9,226 – $11,214 PER MONTH
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Oversees the programs, services, budgeting, and staffing of the City’s Economic and Community Development Department including Planning, Building and Safety, and Economic Development.

Required Education / Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in Economic Development / Community Development including urban or regional planning, and two years in a supervisory or management capacity with a bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field. A master’s degree in urban planning, public administration or business administration may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.

Required Licenses / Certificates: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver’s license. AICP or Economic Development designation is highly desirable.

WHEN TO APPLY: Please apply immediately. This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED

WHERE TO APPLY: Please mail or hand-deliver a City of Lake Elsinore job application to the following address: City of Lake Elsinore, Attn: Human Resources, 130 South Main Street, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530. To obtain an application, please visit us at the above address or visit our website at www.lake-elsinore.org. Faxes and/or emails will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

City Manager
City of Pismo Beach
Salary: DOQE
Deadline Date: September 16, 2012

One of California’s most desirable coastal communities is seeking a new City Manager. Located on the Central Coast in San Luis Obispo County, the City of Pismo Beach is home to a permanent population of 7,655 and up to 32,000 seasonal residents. City operations and services are supported by 89 full-time and 35-50 part-time staff and a General Fund FY2012-13 budget of $15.9 million (total budget $30 million).

The ideal candidate will be a visionary and results-oriented leader with a history of admirable fiscal stewardship. He/she will be guided by a management style that supports a collegial culture and cohesive teamwork. Superior interpersonal and communications skills will also be expected. Ten (10) years of municipal management or administrative experience and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Salary will be DOQE. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, September 16, 2012. For detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Community Development Director
City of West Hollywood
Salary: Open and dependent upon qualifications
Deadline Date: September 14, 2012

The City of West Hollywood, with 37,000 residents and 1.9 square miles, is located in the center of one of the world’s greatest concentrations of creative arts and entertainment. As a premiere City, West Hollywood is proactive in responding to the unique needs of the diverse community and is creative in finding solutions to managing the urban environment.

The new Community Development Director will oversee the three divisions that comprise the department; Building & Safety, Current & Historic Preservation Planning, and Long Range & Mobility Planning. The Director reports to the City Manager and will serve as a key member of the City’s senior management team. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in city planning and a progressive leadership style with the ability to expand and develop organizational capacity through mentorship. Interpersonally, the need is for excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to listen and hear inputs from constituents and partners. A background that includes at least five years in managing staff within a planning or community development environment and a Bachelor’s degree in a related area are required. An MA/MS along with an AICP is highly desirable but not required.

To apply, submit your letter of interest, resume, current salary and five work related references (email preferred) to Paul Kimura. A formal job announcement is available on our website at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
jobs@averyassoc.net (email)

Assistant City Manager
City of Anaheim
Salary:  Competitive, DOQE, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package
Deadline Date: September 3, 2012

California’s 10th largest city is seeking an Assistant City Manager. A diverse metropolis in heart of Orange County, Anaheim (pop. 341,000+) is home to more than 8,500 businesses. The community is also known for its diverse neighborhoods, quality schools and appealing cultural arts. The City’s resort, convention and professional sporting venues help attract over 20 million visitors per year. A full-service municipality spanning 50 square miles, Anaheim is supported by approximately 3,100 employees and a total FY2012-13 budget of $1.5 billion.

The position will have line authority over assigned departments and will lead key community and economic development initiatives. Ten years of experience in municipal government with at least three years of senior management experience are required. Experience serving in a diverse community is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree is desirable.

Salary will be competitive, DOQE, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply immediately as resumes will be reviewed promptly upon receipt. This recruitment will close no later than midnight Monday, September 3, 2012. For detailed brochure and to apply online visit – www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Director of Microloan Lending
Valley Economic Development Center
Deadline Date: Until Filled

Under the general direction and supervision of the Vice President of Lending, the Director of Microloan Lending is responsible for supporting the strategic growth of the Microloan Program which includes, at a minimum, implementing and managing the business development component of VEDC’s Microloan programs, the management and development of all new and existing Loan Programs, in accordance with the established credit philosophy, policies, and procedures of the Loan Committees and coordinating with VEDC’s Marketing Department to implement a marketing plan for the Microloan Program. Click here for more information and how to apply.

Economic Development/Grant Manager
City of Dixon
$5,285 – $6,423 per mo. + benefits
Deadline Date: August 19, 2012

The City of Dixon is seeking an Economic Development/Grants Manager to develop, coordinate and implement the overall economic development plan for the City.  Acts as project manager to facilitate development projects within the city. Administers marketing and outreach programs for new businesses and for the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  Provides specialized administrative support for preparing state and federal grant applications and in the oversight of grant funds and project activities.

It is the intent of the City Council that the Economic Development/Grants Manager recognizes that the key objectives of the City’s General Plan and growth management ordinance are slow and balanced growth.  The community values business retention and rejuvenation in addition to attraction of quality new economic development activities.

The successful candidate should have three years of increasingly responsible and varied experience in economic development, redevelopment, marketing, grants acquisition and management, real estate or a closely related field.

Final Filing Date – 5 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2012.  To apply, visit the City Website at www.ci.dixon.ca.us AA/EOE

Economic Development Analyst
City of Menifee
Salary: $56,978 – $69,559 Annually
Deadline Date: August 17, 2012

Under general direction, to assist the Economic Development Director, provides administrative, work-flow support to assigned departmental projects and programs; conducts needs analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; develops, summarizes, and maintains administrative and fiscal records; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and acts as liaison with various community, public, and regulatory agencies; and performs related work as required. Assist in the planning, developing, organizing, and managing of development programs, projects, and activities within one or more development project areas. Position provides multi-disciplinary assistance/solutions and coordinates all aspects of development projects to ensure project stays on time, and City and development goals are met.

Education and Experience:

Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. Specialized training or certificates related to planning, construction management, permit processing, or other closely related field is desirable.

Experience: A range of 3/5 years of professional administrative or analytical experience in economic development, real estate development, urban planning, architecture, or related field.  Click here for more information.

Economic Development Manager
City of Novato
Salary: $105,096 – $127,740 annually
Deadline Date: July 30, 2012

The City of Novato is recruiting for a dynamic Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s next phase of economic partnership and enhancement. Novato has a number of existing assets and projects for a strategic and innovative individual to build upon in creating and implementing a new economic development strategic plan. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and implementing economic development activities designed to encourage business investment, while simultaneously working as a partner with elected and appointed officials, employees and the public. To learn more about this career opportunity and view the application instructions, please visit http://www.novato.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=9006

The deadline for applications is July 30, 2012 at 5:00p.m.

Community Development Director
City of Santa Clarita
Salary: $142,212 to $172,860 annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: July 16, 2012

Located in a picturesque valley 35 miles north of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita is confident in its growing role as a first choice community for raising families and building businesses.

The Community Development Director (CDD) reports directly to the City Manager and oversees a department with abudget of approximately $10.9M and includes a full-time staff of 40 assigned to the areas of Planning, Community Preservation, Housing, Redevelopment and Economic Development.  The CDD plays an important role as a key member of the executive team, providing guidance and input on a number of citywide issues.  The successful candidate will possess the equivalent of six years of increasingly responsible experience in urban or regional planning, economic development and/or redevelopment, including at least two years in a supervisory or management capacity, and a Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, civil engineering, public administration or related field. Planning experience, a Master’s degree and certification as an AICP are highly desirable.

To apply, submit your letter of interest, resume, current salary and five work related references (email preferred) to Bill Avery. A formal job announcement is available on our website at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA  95030
jobs@averyassoc.net (email)

Vice President

Downtown Long Beach Associates
Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted on June 25, 2012)

POSITION SUMMARY

Position requires an energetic, results-oriented professional eager to assume an increasingly responsible leadership and management role in a successful downtown organization. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years management experience in a downtown, private sector, government or non-profit organizations. Ability to manage complex issues and projects, work effectively with a variety of constituencies, supervise staff, work with volunteers and build consensus among diverse stakeholders are essential skills.

ESSENTIAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Establish strong working relations with downtown business and property owners, commercial brokers, developers and local economic development officials to advance downtown interests.
  • Play major role in facilitating public-private partnerships involving local government and private investors to support downtown master plan.
  • Provide and/or develop expertise not currently present at DLBA, including financing of complex development projects (e.g.: Planning and Zoning, Community Development Corporations, business incentive or loan programs, Enterprise Zone) and capital improvement projects.
  • Serve as an advocate for downtown business and property owners and prospective investors in the development process.
  • Track economic data trends.

GOVERNMENT LIAISON

  • Establish strong working relationships with local, regional and national government officials.
  • Facilitate communications and contacts between downtown stakeholders and government officials.
  • Represent DLBA and downtown on a variety of government committees and task forces.
  • Assist CEO in monitoring local, state and federal legislation, policies and issues which impact downtown.
  • Assist CEO in preparing organizational position statements on downtown issues and projects for review and adoption by DLBA Board prior to presentation before government bodies such as the City Council and Planning
    Commission.

MARKETING, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND EVENTS

  • Establish strong working relations with local media and marketing professionals.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with Marketing and Events Department to oversee, coordinate and integrate a wide range of communications materials(e.g.: newsletters, website, advertising visitors’ guides, brochures, news releases and annual reports).
  • Ability to make presentations on downtown and DLBA at local, state, and national events.
  • Assist CEO and Staff in positioning downtown Long Beach as premier destination and DLBA as recognized leader for downtown.

MANAGEMENT

  • Ability to work within and manage a complex organizational structure to prioritize and manage multiple projects and issues with frequent deadlines.
  • Would assume a variety of administrative and operational duties including supervision of DLBA staff; budget preparation and management; development and implementation of annual work programs, organizational planning and events.
  • Attend all Board, Executive Committee, Finance, and committee meetings, providing staff support as assigned by CEO.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (i.e. business administration, public administration, urban planning).

Experience:

Five years downtown management experience within a city population of 500,000+ and a District with an annual budget of $2 million+ is preferred. Experience with the formation and/or operation of a property based assessment district preferred, including direct oversight of administration, finances, service delivery systems, and staff resources. Background in marketing, planning, economic development and/or redevelopment a plus. Experience working with public sector environment, managing media and extensive public speaking is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

Applicants who have demonstrated the following skills and knowledge will be highly regarded by the search committee:

  • Creative, entrepreneurial leader, able to articulate and implement a clear vision for the organization.
  • Skilled consensus builder, able to work well within the framework of a complex and politically sensitive public-private sector environment, with a broad cross section of personalities.
  • In-depth understanding of the wide range of issues facing Cities, Downtowns and business improvement districts in North America, as well as knowledge of successful programs in other districts that have addressed these issues.
  • Effectively facilitate multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrate proven integrity and sound judgment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer Proficient

COMPENSATION

The Vice President is a non-exempt employee. Salary commensurate with experience; full medical, dental and vision benefits. Employer contribution to 401(k).

POSITION ENVIRONMENT

Downtown Long Beach is a high energy, culturally diverse environment.  Board members, property owners and business owners reflect this diversity.  The DLBA is committed to complying with State and Federal laws included but limited to the Fair Employment Practice laws, which provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, veteran status, or disability.

MISSION STATEMENT

The DLBA is a non-profit, tenant and property based business improvement district, which is dedicated to the management, marketing, advocacy, economic and community development of the assessment district in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume, references, salary history and expectation to downtownlongbeach@gmail.com. No phone calls please, and incomplete packets will not be considered.