Division Manager - Development

Recruitment #21-4601-002

Responsibilities

The 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 City.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree AND seven (7) years of professional experience in Economic Development, Community Development, Municipal Budgeting, contract compliance or grants management;

OR

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 management.

License Requirements

Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.

Notes

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

 

Background Check 

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

 M/F/H

 



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