West Dayton Development Coordinator

Recruitment #20-4500-001


The incumbent will coordinate the efforts of developers, investors, business owners and city staff to attract new investment to West Dayton as outlined in the Asset Based Development Strategy. Manages and executes complex development projects involving redevelopment, major rehabilitation of brownfields and other vacant properties, mixed used and multiple public and private funding sources. The West Dayton Development Coordinator will cultivate interest and investment in these projects by identifying developers and investors, facilitating private investments and assembling and leading internal multi departmental teams to reach development goals. The incumbent will represent the City on various community coalitions and develop relationships with West Dayton businesses and property owners to advance the asset based development strategy. Responsible for the collection and analysis of data to keep development teams apprised on current and planned investments affecting development.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, urban studies, planning, or other related subject AND six (6) years of professional experience in economic development or community development of which no less than three (3) years shall have had a primary focus on revitalizing urban communities that have been impacted by brownfields, vacant properties, and disinvestment.

Master’s degree in a finance or business equivalency may be substituted for one (1) year of the above listed.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.

Effective July 15, 2019, the City of Dayton adopted the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy (HR 1.03). Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.

The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.  

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer