Division Manager of Development is responsible for the programmatic oversight of
all economic and community development activities of the City. The Division Manager will work with and manage
staff to identify, facilitate and assist business owners/operators with their
businesses; to actively pursue economic development opportunities for the City;
and to identify job/business opportunities for the City's residents and
business community. Incumbents should be outgoing and assertive, as well as
able to demonstrate initiative. Additionally, The Division Manager should
assist in the management of the City’s Asset Based Development Strategies in
conjunction with the Greater Downtown Plan to attract new investment to the
The Division Manager has
administrative oversight of Clean Ohio, CDBG, Shelter + Care, HOME, ESG, and
other state and federal program funds or grants as they become available. The incumbent
works with and manages staff in the coordination of housing programs; develops
approaches to stimulate private investment in both housing development and
redevelopment; and assists in the analysis, preparation, and implementation and
monitoring of City policy initiatives that improve the quality of life within
the City and its neighborhoods.
Bachelor’s degree AND
seven (7) years of professional experience in Economic Development, Community
Development, Municipal Budgeting, contract compliance or grants management;
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance equivalency AND three (3) to five (5) years of professional experience in
Economic Development, Community Development, Municipal Budgeting, contract compliance or grants
Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.
Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. 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
Important COVID-19 Information
Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer