The fundamental reason this classification exists is to exercise managerial responsibility and accountability for the City's highest priority development projects related to real estate, business, economic, development, and urban revitalization. Major work functions include developing new strategies, policies, directions, etc.; planning for development projects and programs; implementing development projects and programs; supervising merit and contract employees or contractors; and related administrative duties. May be required to make decisions that have significant impact on the city. Maintains critical relationships with key government representatives, regional business leaders, and various stakeholders. Works on complex and sensitive assignments that may require a high degree of confidentiality over an extended period of time. Is a subject matter expert in job discipline, and therefore, is responsible for guiding others in the development of new processes and practices. May hold budgetary responsibility that includes budget preparation, financial planning, and administration of funds for the department. The position is supervised by the Director of City Development.
Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Real Estate, Business or Public Administration and three years' management experience in city development work. A master's degree is preferred.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.