Montgomery City County Personnel

Director of Economic Development (#CI3411)


Pay Grade

A16

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the position exists is to ensure that economic growth is aligned with the vision to create a robust, diverse, and thriving economy. With the goal of optimizing the economic impact of the community, the incumbent is responsible for initiating, supporting and managing key economic development projects on behalf of the City. The director serves as technical advisor to the Mayor and the City Council on matters relating to economic development. Supervision is exercised over a professional and technical staff tasked with gathering and analyzing social, economic, and other data used to formulate economic development project recommendations and strategies.  The Planning Director and Director of Community Development reports to this position. The Director of Economic Development reports directly to the Mayor.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, economic development, public administration, or related degree and at least five years of economic development experience including direct experience working within a municipality or region involving strategic economic and quality of life advancement; and administrative experience to include budgeting, policy making, strategic planning, and leadership.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

 


CLASS: CI3411; EST: ; REV: 8/23/2020;