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President and CEO
Organization
Tyler Economic Development Council
City
Tyler
Posted Date
04-03-2020
Job Description
Application Period: April 3, 2020 – April 3, 2020
Organization: Tyler Economic Development Council
Street Address: 315 N Broadway Ave
City: Tyler
State: TX
Zip: 75702
Job Description

The President/CEO shall be the Chief Executive O cer of the corporation and, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, shall in general supervise and control the properties, business and a airs of the corporation. He/she may sign and execute all contracts, conveyances, franchises, bonds, deeds, assignments, mortgages, notes, and other instruments in the name of the corporation pursuant to authority from the Board of Directors. He/she shall, in general, perform all duties incident to his/her o ce and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.

The CEO shall be the chief executive o cer. The CEO shall serve as advisor to the Long-Range Planning Committee on program planning. Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, the CEO shall execute deeds, contracts, leases, and other similar documents a ecting the operation of the Chamber. In addition, the CEO shall have such other duties and exercise such other power as may be directed or delegated by the Board of Directors.

Reports directly to the Chair of the Board and Board of Directors.

Evaluated by the Chair of the Board based on overall work attitude and ability to perform above described duties.

Job Requirements

JOB EXPERIENCE: Proven history of success in economic developlment Well networked in economic development industrt Strong background in building, communicating, and executing a strategic plan Verifiable Success in positive marketing of an organization Demonstrable understanding of finance, analytics, and general business knowledge

EDUCATION Bachelors degree in related field required CEcd or other Economic Development Certifications preferred

ORGANIZATIONAL STRENGTHS Long track record of success Seasoned and professional staff Board has Strong representation with diverse views/ideas Educational assets Expected future growth in the community Excellent base of local volunteers Budget nor reliant on sales tax/self-funded unique/streamlined organizational structures

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, OR WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION PLEASE CONTACT US. WE TREAT OUR CANDIDATES AND CLIENTS WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF RESPECT AND ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL.

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Anthony Michelic, President
The PACE Group
817-915-4156
Position
Executive Director
Organization
Big Spring EDC
City
Big Spring
Posted Date
04-03-2020
Job Description
Application Period: April 3, 2020 – April 3, 2020
Organization: Big Spring EDC
Street Address: 215 W 3rd St
City: Big Spring
State: TX
Zip: 79720
Job Description

Responsibilities & Requirements • Coordinates and facilitates Economic Development (ED) program activities to achieve the Board’s economic development strategies; assures the program activities meet the Board of Directors goals, objectives and directives. • Assists in planning and organizing Economic Development activities to attract new businesses, encourage expansion and retention, expand the tax base, encourage creation of jobs, workforce development, and generally improve the quality of life and facilitate a self-sustaining economy for the City; assists in developing plans to attract, assist and retain a diversi ed mix of businesses and public/private partnerships. • Assists with the preparation of formal and technical reports, working papers, presentations, and correspondence. • Reviews ED activities and develops recommendations for program goals, services and projects; evaluates and facilitates compliance to local, state and federal requirements and prepares reports; coordinates ED meetings and agendas. • Assists with contract development; manages contracts and evaluates compliance with contract requirements; evaluates expenditures and monitors payments. • Implements plans to attract and create primary industry jobs, enhance business atmosphere to retain existing business base and market Big Spring to the business communities. • Provides information and referrals on economic development programs, processes and services. • Coordinates with community organizations, regional agencies, businesses and non-pro t organizations. • Analyzes information, evaluates trends and assures ED issues are properly addressed and resolved – this will include researching other city and economic development e orts and best practices and compiling that information for use by the department in re ning or creating new programs • Supports the relationship between the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior. Maintains con dentiality of sensitive economic development issues, work-related issues and Big Spring Economic Development information; performs other duties as required or assigned. • Acts as primary liaison between city departments and outside organizations to improve communications, encourage collaboration and facilitate positive processes and initiatives in the community. • Driving and travel is essential.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Economic development organization, operations, policies and procedures. • Economic development principles, practices and implementation methods, including business develop- ment, business retention, redevelopment, marketing and local government nancial incentives for business and economic development projects. • City, state and federal statutes, rules, codes and regulations relating to economic development. • Plan organize direct and coordinate the work of the sta . • Select, supervise train and evaluate sta . • Local community issues and regional community resources available to citizens. • Principles of record keeping, records management, contract management and prepare and administer complex budgets. • Economic development program planning and evaluation principles. • Analyzing and interpreting business development issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recom- mendations based on ndings. • Analyzing, prioritizing and promoting ED programs to meet development strategies. • Analyzing and evaluating economic development issues and developing programs and services to meet strategic goals. • Implementing and coordinating plans, programs and incentives for the acquisition and retention of indus- try and business in the community. • Using initiative and independent judgment within established standard operating procedures. • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City Administration, other economic development agencies, businesses, non-pro t organization and the general public. • Computer competency including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications, competent ability with Excel is required. • Communicating e ectively verbally and in writing.

Minimum Quali cations: • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related eld; Master of Public or Business Administration or Master in Economic Development preferred. ED experience may be substituted for academics • Supervisory experience • A successful track record of accomplishment in economic development • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. • Certi ed Economic Developer Certi cation (CEcD) preferred.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, OR WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION PLEASE CONTACT US. WE TREAT OUR CANDIDATES AND CLIENTS WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF RESPECT AND ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL.

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Anthony Michelic, President
The PACE Group
817-915-4156
Position
President/CEO
Organization
Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation
City
Rockport
Posted Date
03-31-2020
Job Description
Application Period: March 31, 2020 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation
Street Address:
City: Rockport
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of President/CEO. The successful candidate will have a proven background in community planning, and/or municipal economic development.

The Aransas County area was hit by the eye of the hurricane where wind speeds were hurricane force for more than 13- hours August 2017. The newly formed Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation seeks an exceptionally talented, dynamic, knowledgeable and energetic individual. The successful candidate will be responsible for the fundamental development of an Economic Development Corporation. The position will be responsible for monitoring and participating in Economic Development Strategic Projects, conducting and summarizing research and analysis on the Aransas County market, and assisting in budget development and maintenance. The position will manage retail development, small business and entrepreneurial development and lead special projects at the direction of the Board of Directors. This position may interact and work directly with all City/County departments, the Commissioners' Court, the City Council, Long Term Recovery Team, the Navigation District, The School District, all-appointed boards and commissions, the business community, the general public, state and nationwide organizations/associations and various governmental agencies.

Purpose of Position: The President/CEO of the Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation (ACPEDC) is responsible for the implementation and achievement of the objectives approved by the board of directors; supporting and implementing the ACPEDC Strategic Plan; increasing membership and representing the ACPEDC to various other organizations. It is imperative that the President/CEO represent the ACPEDC in a professional and positive manner at all times.

Job Requirements
  1. Economic Development a. Ensure an active initiative to aid existing industry retention and expansion b. Conduct and/or coordinate the marketing research needs for ACPEDC c. Conduct the recruitment of targeted primary job employers for relocation or expansion into Aransas County d. Assist with the development of a business park if desired. e. Support local business start-ups for entrepreneurship f. Network with state and regional partners to generate prospects.
  2. Public Relations & Marketing a. Perform public relations duties and public speaking related to the ACPEDC’s interests b. Assist with gathering, writing, publishing and distribution of monthly newsletter to the membership c. Assist with the maintenance of the ACPEDC’s website; distribute that information through various means such as email blasts, social media, etc. d. Issue press releases and letters to local press, business clients and public officials as needed e. Develop publications, brochures, marketing materials and promotional literature all showing the brand of the ACPEDC f. Seek opportunities to list the ACPEDC in appropriate trade publications, calendars, websites

  3. Administration & Finance a. Assist accounting firm in the preparation and monitoring of the annual budget; purchase all services and supplies necessary to operate the ACPEDC within budgetary limits b. Monitor accounts receivable; follow approved procedures to encourage payment of annual dues c. Prepare agendas, financial reports, council or commissioner reports, and other attachments

  4. Membership Retention & Growth a. Communicate with existing and new businesses to increase membership, hear business concerns, and encourage active participation in ACPEDC events. b. Establish a personal rapport with potential and current members through regular phone calls and visits c. Maintain updated list of current membership with necessary contact information d. Set goals with the board for acquiring new members and provide a monthly report to the board on the status of those activities e. Conduct an annual survey of members and report findings to the board

  5. Other duties as directed by the ACPEDC Board of Directors Qualifications/Required Knowledge: -a bachelor’s degree, with master’s degree, preferred -a minimum of two years’ experience in economic development, business management, public administration, or related field(s) preferred (work experience and professional certifications may be considered in lieu of education requirement) -a demonstrated and quantifiable record of job retention and/or creation -extensive knowledge of economic development best practices including innovative marketing techniques -must be able to work with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee to identify solutions to challenging issues and opportunities. -must be willing to embrace the ACPEDC’s mission, vision and values in execution of all required job responsibilities -willingness to work extra hours to ensure active participation in ACPEDC and other community events -the ability to provide excellent customer service and be a team player -the ability to produce a large quantity of high-quality work with limited supervision -a demonstrated ability to work well with volunteers and staff at all levels -strong ethics, including a commitment to transparency and confidentiality -a strategic mindset with the ability to execute and inspire trust

Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, materials and references to: Economic Development President/CEO Search, c/o Aransas County Partnership EDC, 319 Broadway, Rockport, TX 78382 or via email to info@aransascountyedc.org.

For more information, on the economic recovery of Rockport-Fulton, please visit www.rockport-fulton.org.

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Vice President, Economic Development
Organization
Irving Economic Development Partnership
City
Irving
Posted Date
03-30-2020
Job Description
Application Period: March 30, 2020 – April 23, 2020
Organization: Irving Economic Development Partnership
Street Address:
City: Irving
State: Texas
Zip:
Job Description

Exciting leadership opportunity with the Irving Economic Development Partnership. Irving, Texas (pop. 240,000+) is a principal city in Dallas County and 13th most populous city in Texas. The position is responsible for the implementation and execution of the economic development strategic plan, marketing plan, incentive coordination, and economic development budget.

Job Requirements

5-7 years of experience in economic development or related field, minimum bachelor’s degree required. Starting salary: $100,000+ plus competitive benefits. Apply online by April 23rd, 2020 irving@thenextmovegroup.com. Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716

Click HERE for full job description and application! (https://thenextmovegroup.com/irving)

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Chad Chancellor,
504-648-7716
Position
Executive Director
Organization
Edinburg Economic Development Corporation
City
Edinburg
Posted Date
03-13-2020
Job Description
Application Period: March 13, 2020 – April 6, 2020
Organization: Edinburg Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 415 W University Dr
City: Edinburg
State: TX
Zip: 78541
Job Description

The EEDC Executive is under the general supervision of the EEDC Board of Directors, implements EEDC goals and coordinates and develops and manages the EEDC incentives and programs to businesses that invest resources to increase the local property tax base, creates jobs, and contributes to the positively impact the quality of life and well-being of the Edinburg community and its citizens.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Work requires broad knowledge in business operations and marketing. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major course work in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Political Science, Public Relations and/or a field relevant to the assignment is preferred.

At least five (5) years of experience in Economic Development is required. Experience in a leadership role and experience is highly preferred. A thorough working knowledge of funding and developing economic development projects is needed. Other special job requirements include the ability to understand government operations and small business development, with knowledge of statistical methodology.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Ø Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration. Ø Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered at the EEDC’s expense. Ø Certification as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcDs) by the IEDC, completion of the Basic Economic Development Course and/or graduate of Economic Development Institute (EDI) is preferred.

Ø Experience in and with an EDC or agency with similar focus at the local, regional or state level or in a similar setting, including a successful track record in such.

Ø Must have a current valid class “C” driver’s license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.

SKILL ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

Board Governance:

Ability to lead the City of Edinburg in a manner that supports and guides the City’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors. Responsible for communicating effectively both verbally and in written form. Provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions utilizing sound business practices.

Financial Performance and Viability:

Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the City, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements to reflect the financial condition. Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.

Organization Operations: Participate in national, regional or local marketing opportunities (e.g. trade shows, conferences, significant events, familiarization tours, marketing trips to businesses).

Coordinate prospect visits, meetings, tours, luncheons, etc. as necessary to market the City of Edinburg.

Establish and maintain relationships with prospects from initial contact throughout their establishment in the City of Edinburg.

Maintain confidentiality when desired by potential prospects.

Responsible for hiring and retention of staff; effective administration of operations. Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization. Ability to establish, create, and manage multiple project budgets and schedules. Requires advanced skills and knowledge in utilizing computer and related software programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

Ø Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Ø Prepare and administer large and complex budgets. Ø Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions to increase the overall visibility of the organization. Ø Hires and supervises staff; managing work, performance, projects, and deadlines. Ø Experience in strategic planning and implementation to include planning and operation of annual budget. Ø Serve as the EEDC’s primary spokesperson to the City’s constituents, the media, and the general public. Ø Experience in public presentations and social and marketing media Ø Experience/ability with international travel and other protocols Ø Experience in contracting, bidding procedures, and contract oversight Ø Experience in State and federal laws and regulations Ø Proven project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once. Ø Ability to prepare and analyze complex development studies, reports, memoranda Ø Ability to conduct and maintain sound business practices Ø Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing preferably both in English and Spanish. Ø Explore financial tools, such as small business incubators and enterprise zones; prepare grant applications to federal, state, and local agencies. Ø Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations. Ø Oversee board meetings, marketing and all communication efforts. Ø Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day to day operation. Ø Review and approve contracts/agreements for services; assist with compliance requirements, administration, accounting, and monitoring of projects. Ø Driving and travel is essential to performing job tasks. Ø Other duties as assigned by Board of Directors.

VI. EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS

General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

Ø Personal computer Ø Copier/Fax Machine Ø Printer/Scanner Ø 10-key Calculator Ø Vehicle Ø Software

VII. WORK CONDITIONS

Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards, office environment.

VIII. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The job has no significant exposure to hazards and physical demands are low. Duties involve working with lightweight materials and/or using force equal to lifting 20 pounds

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Estella Rodriguez, HR Generalist
The City of Edinburg
956-388-1873
Position
Assistant City Manager
Organization
City of Garland
City
Garland
Posted Date
03-02-2020
Job Description
Application Period: March 2, 2020 – April 30, 2020
Organization: City of Garland
Street Address: 200 N. Fifth St.
City: Garland
State: TX
Zip: 75040
Job Description

The Assistant City Manager (ACM) is a key position within the organization, serving on the City’s Executive Team. The ACM is responsible for leading the development, implementation and administration of strategic organizational operations in conjunction with the City Manager and/or Deputy City Manager.

The ACM will play a vital role in directing and overseeing the work of various departments whose duties include the implementation and continual progress towards achieving Envision Garland (the comprehensive plan that serves that guiding policy document for long-range planning and development) and will be heavily involved in economic development efforts. Actual departments assigned will depend on the chosen candidate’s background and experience. The ACM frequently makes presentations to the City Council and represents the City with local, state and national organizations, and the community, to create support for organizational programs.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide complex administrative assistance and support to the City Manager and City Council. Assist the City Council in responding to inquiries and/or requests for information from the citizens. Oversee organizational operations of the City including: determining planning process, purpose, timing and evaluation of operational projects and activities. Develop City strategic plan in collaboration with City Council, including budget, development and improvements in City services. Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into City-wide strategic and operational plans. Serve on the executive team reporting directly to the City Manager. Provide advice as to the City's management direction. Confer with the business community, citizens, and/or other interested parties to discuss needs and related problems or issues. Provide information and assistance to civic organizations dealing with specific problems affecting the City’s welfare. Review and prepare complex reports and studies. Offer recommendations on a wide variety of administrative or management policies in support of organizational goals, priorities, and initiatives. Evaluate and advise the impact of long range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action’s impact on the attraction, motivation, development and retention of employees. Maximize employee resources through focus on strategic planning, financial resource allocation and management policies and procedures. Identify areas of improvement through participation and involvement with Council Committees and Commissions. Provide overall direction and facilitation of multiple departmental operations. Evaluate performance within assigned City departments, program categories and/or services to ensure prompt, efficient and effective service delivery. Provide direction and guidance to assigned areas, which includes budget administration, policy direction, strategic planning and/or other related areas. Oversee the direction of applicable City departments with other government entities and/or contracted agencies. Confer with Directors and staff to review, plan, and discuss policies, programs, strategies, and/or other issues of concern. Oversee and facilitate all comprehensive City communication issues and projects in the absence of the City Manager. Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university Eight or more years of progressively responsible municipal government experience, including solid experience and expertise related to planning, economic development and re-development At least five years of management experience at a department head level or higher Preferred Qualifications

Education/ Experience:

Master’s degree in public administration or related field Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification Prior experience as City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Assistant City Manager or Managing Director Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of City management/administration including budgeting, economic development, fiscal management, performance management, project management, planning, re-development and program/services evaluation Business acumen and understanding of domestic and international economic development Extensive knowledge federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to local government operations Extensive knowledge of principles and procedures for developing goals, objectives and management plans Excellent communication skills both written and orally Effective negotiation skills to address and resolve complex issues and facilitate consensus with tact and diplomacy Effective leadership methods and supervisory skills Ability to plan, develop, and implement varied policies and procedures Ability to analyze a variety of complex administrative and organizational problems and make sound policy and procedural recommendations Ability to promote mission, goals, policies and guiding principles and standards of an effective public organization Must have experience managing multiple departments and interacting with public Skill in developing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City Council, City management, business partners, employees and citizens Prepare professional presentations and present to City Council Licenses and Certifications

Valid Class C Driver's License

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City of Garland
972-205-2816
Position
Executive Director, Wood County Economic Development Commission
Organization
Wood County Economic Development Commission
City
Mineola
Posted Date
02-20-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 20, 2020 – May 1, 2020
Organization: Wood County Economic Development Commission
Street Address: 311 CR 2355
City: Mineola
State: TX
Zip: 75773
Job Description

Located in the Piney Woods of East Texas and situated in Beautiful Wood County, the Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC) is seeking an Executive Director to provide leadership to our Wood County Economic Development Commission the achievement of county wide community and economic development goals resulting in employment and per capita growth greater than the national average.

This staff position reports to the Wood County Judge and serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for our Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC). Responsibilities and activities include Organizational Leadership, Community Development, Finance Management, Communication and Marketing and Sales experience, Business Recruitment, Business Retention and Expansion, Economic Analysis and Community Engagement.

Job Requirements

Training: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a relevant field of study, such as urban planning, business or public administration, economics, marketing or finance. Certification or approaching certification (within 1 year of hire) as a Certified Economic Development Director or Professional community and Economic Development Director. Experience: Minimum of 5 years of responsible senior management experience in the field of community and economic development planning or related field.

For complete position description and responsibilities please send your confidential resume to WCEDC Board Chairman Tom Keenan tomkeenan@strathealthcare.com

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Vice President-Economic Development
Organization
Round Rock, Texas, Chamber of Commerce
City
Round Rock
Posted Date
02-14-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 14, 2020 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Round Rock, Texas, Chamber of Commerce
Street Address: 212 East Main Street
City: Round Rock
State: TX
Zip: 78664
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION: Vice President of Economic Development REPORTS TO: President / CEO of the Round Rock Chamber

The Round Rock Chamber has undergone a true evolution. With a new strategic plan, a refocused mission, and an aggressive business plan, we are reinforcing our position as the community’s economic-generation leader. By focusing on meaningful and measurable results in support of our approximately 800 investors, we are ensuring that Round Rock is the preeminent business community in all of Texas.

This is a lofty goal that can only be accomplished with an aggressive and experienced economic development professional leading our business retention, expansion, and attraction efforts. Our Vice President of Economic Development must be someone who can anticipate the needs of current and future Round Rock businesses and deliver appropriate solutions. They must promote the community’s assets and convince companies’ leadership that we are the most-viable option for long-term economic success.

The Vice President of Economic Development oversees our business development strategies, including the activities in fulfilment of our economic development partnership with the City of Round Rock and our Momentum campaign, while monitoring the programs’ effectiveness. He/she must build and sustain relationships with local, regional, and national stakeholders. He/she must undertake proactive efforts to recruit targeted industries that will fuel job creation, capital investment, and tax revenue. He/she will build coalitions to evaluate facilities and properties in Round Rock that can be put to a higher and better use for economic generation. Finally, he/she is the staff liaison for assigned committees as well as special task forces.

Job Requirements

The perfect person for this job has:

• a bachelor’s degree, although a master’s degree is preferred • an effective strategic planner with experience guiding the execution of multi-year plans • a minimum of ten years’ experience in economic development, business management, public administration, or related field(s) (work experience and professional certifications may be considered in lieu of education requirements) • a demonstrated and quantifiable record of job retention and/or creation • extensive knowledge of the current best practices of economic development and community marketing to project influencers • contacts in one or more of the community’s target industries (life sciences and healthcare; technology and computing; professional and financial services; innovative manufacturing) • expertise in facility redevelopment and repurposing • a demonstrated ability to work well with volunteers and staff at all levels • the ability to produce a large quantity of work at high quality • a high proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite • strong ethics, including a commitment to transparency and confidentiality • excellent written and verbal communication skills • capable of developing annual department budget with long range plans in mind • the ability to provide excellent customer service • a contributor to their team and a driver of a positive workplace culture

For consideration, please submit a resume with three references electronically to: Mike Barnes mbarnes@mikebarnesgroup.com Questions can be directed to Mike Barnes at 830.833.5300 or 254.214.5969

Please be advised applicants may be subject to the Texas Open Records Law and/or Public Information Request. Candidates are subject to criminal background tests and drug testing

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Mike Barnes Group, Inc.
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President/CEO
Organization
Laredo Economic Development Corporation
City
Laredo
Posted Date
02-12-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 12, 2020 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Laredo Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 616 Leal St.
City: Laredo
State: Texas
Zip: 78041
Job Description

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (Laredo EDC) is seeking candidates for the position of President/CEO. The President/CEO is responsible for the coordination and execution of the organization’s efforts to build a quality, diverse and sustainable tax base in the Laredo/Webb County region through the creation of jobs. The President/CEO will supervise a staff and work with community partners integrating economic, community resource and land use programs into viable working programs to improve the physical and economic climate of the Laredo and Webb County, Texas area. The President works under the direction of the Laredo EDC Board of Directors including the officers of the Executive Committee.

Responsibilities include:

• Effectively and positively represents the Laredo and Webb County area to target industries in alignment with strategic economic development directives.

• Generates new leads with potential businesses and follows through in order to drive strategic growth.

• Works with Laredo area businesses to encourage and facilitate expansion and retention.

• Networks with national and international site selectors to promote Laredo as a viable option for company relocations.

• Builds relationships with Federal and State agencies to identify potential opportunities for grant funding and development projects.

• Develops and communicates annual strategic plan to the Laredo EDC BOD for consideration and approval.

• Represents the views of the private sector to city officials with the purpose of helping to ensure suitable infrastructure is in place to attract new businesses.

• Serves as a liaison between local businesses and local educational and workforce institutions to develop the existing and upcoming workforce.

• Performs detailed research and analytical studies of key issues related to local project funding needs and/or grant application preparation.

• Leads the organization in retaining current and securing additional funding sources. Includes membership recruitment.

• Ensures that office policies and procedures are appropriately carried out.

• Prepares and administers annual budget for presentation and approval to the Laredo EDC BOD.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economic Development or related field or significant related experience.

Certification as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcDs) by the IEDC, completion of Basic Economic Development Course, and/or graduate of Economic Development Institute (EDI) is highly desirable. Knowledge and experience with industry software programs and hands on expertise in social media, electronic communication and real estate databases. Ideal candidate will have experience with international travel and other protocols revolving around economic development, relevant conferences, marketing and strategic planning.

For salary inquiry, please contact the LaredoEDC at info@laredoedc.org. You may also submit your resume at the above email address.

or mail a hard copy to:

Laredo EDC President/CEO Attn: Chairman P.O. BOX 2682 Laredo, TX 78044

Laredo EDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Laredo Economic Development Corporation
9567220563
Position
Program Specialist (Program Specialist V)
Organization
Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC)
City
Austin
Posted Date
02-12-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 12, 2020 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC)
Street Address:
City: Austin
State: Texas
Zip: 78701
Job Description

Job #: 2019-81 TWC Job #: 13777449 Opening Date: 8/21/2019 Travel Required: NA Monthly Salary: $4,023.17 - $6,579.42/mo Position Location: Austin, Texas Group Step: B21 Class: 1574 Military Occupational Specialist codes that may be applicable to this position: 35F, 35L, 35N, 35Y, 35X, 35Z, 49A, 49W, 49X, 181X, 182X, 642X, 644X, 742X, 744X, 8051, 8850, 02, 88

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.

**General Description: ** Program Specialist position reports to the Director of Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC). Performs advanced (senior-level) consultative services and technical work. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing major projects and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. May train, lead, or prioritizes the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties: * Performs a variety of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities for assigned project plans. * Completes and monitors strategic plan(s), required evaluative reports, recommends appropriate changes and methods, and oversees processes to update reports/plans. * Oversees studies and analyses of issues and the preparation of reports of findings and recommendations. * Consults with public and private agencies involved in the program or initiative to resolve problems, identify needs, and increase effectiveness through system-wide planning. * Coordinates and conducts surveys or reviews to determine compliance with certification plans and/or recommendations. * Analyzes the application of and variations within programs, and develops action plans to improve or initiate pilot or demonstration projects. * Analyzes and tracks state and federal legislation to develop recommendations for policy and programmatic issues relating to the implementation, improvement, and/or expansion or reduction of a program or funding. * Collects, organizes, analyzes, and/or prepares materials in response to requests for information and reports. * Develops and implements effective techniques for evaluating agency programs and plans. * Develops program policies, procedures, standards, and manuals in accordance with program objectives and goals. * Prepares reports and studies and performs specialized research projects. * Provides guidance to staff in the development and integration of new methods and procedures. * May train, lead, or prioritize the work of others. * May prepare and evaluate project requests. * Performs related work as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment; Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis; plus five (5) years of experience in a field related to the agency program. Strategic planning experience is required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree is strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: * Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; of public administration and management techniques; of statistical analysis processes; of budget processes; of research techniques; of training and marketing techniques; and of program management processes and techniques. * Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software, in applying statistical tools to data, and in preparing reports. * Skill in using personal computers and software for managing projects. * Skill in verbal and written communication. * Ability to evaluate planning materials and to conduct research. * Ability to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail. * Ability to communicate effectively and to present complex material to a diverse audience. * Ability to plan, organize, and oversee plan development activities and projects. * Ability to coordinate large, complex projects across multiple agencies. * Ability to study and evaluate programs and propose recommendations. * Ability to apply agency policies and procedures. * Ability to effectively and efficiently solve work problems. * Ability to make considered decisions and identify potential unintended consequences. * Ability to communicate effectively. * Ability to deal with and resolve conflict in a positive manner.

Registration, Certification or Licensure: Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions: This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 35 lbs. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate media and grant presentations. Business hours of operation are M-F, 8-5. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report upon request.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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Human Resources,
Office of the Governor
(512) 463-5873
Position
Administrative Assistant (Administrative Assistant II)
Organization
Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism (EDT)
City
Austin
Posted Date
02-12-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 12, 2020 – April 3, 2020
Organization: Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism (EDT)
Street Address:
City: Austin
State: Texas
Zip: 78701
Job Description

Job #: 2020-40 TWC Job #: 13982267 Opening Date: 2/03/2020 Travel Required: NA Monthly Salary: $2,625.00 - $3,000.00/mo Position Location: Austin, Texas Group Step: A11 Class: 0152 Veterans, Reservists or members of the Guard with a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code of 42A – Human Resources Specialist, YN – Yeoman, PS – Personnel Specialist, 0111 – Administrative Specialist, 3F5X1 – Administration or other related fields may meet the minimum requirements for this position and are highly encouraged to apply.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/compensation/militarycrosswalk/mosc_administrativesupport.pdf

In order to qualify for this position a State of Texas Applications must be submitted through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed.

Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process.

The Administrative Assistant position works within the Office of the Governor (OOG), Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) Office and reports to the Director of Tourism. Assists in the day-to-day operations of the Tourism section program areas. Performs routine (journey-level) administrative support work related to Tourism division activities. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties

  • Answers incoming telephone calls to Tourism division mainline and greets visitors. Assists in the same duties for EDT and agency as needed.
  • Prepares and disseminates information concerning Tourism programs and procedures.
  • Prepares, edits, and distributes correspondence, reports, forms, information material and other documents.
  • Assists in compiling and entering data for databases, summaries, graphs, charts, and reports.
  • Assists with record keeping and records management systems.
  • Assists with scheduling and cross-divisional work.
  • Performs general office duties such as ordering supplies, performing basic bookkeeping work, invoicing and account reconciliation, and material shipping.
  • Assists with tracking and fulfilling requests for travel information and www.TravelTexas.com user comments.
  • Responds to inquiries and explains rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates with state and national travel industry stakeholders, governmental entities, and other external groups, as directed.
  • Assists with Tourism inventory tracking.
  • Assists in the planning and coordination of Tourism meetings, conference participation, and other travel industry related events.
  • Assists Tourism marketing and publication relations section staff in information gathering, planning, coordination, and follow-up related to marketing and public relations activities.
  • Remains well-informed of division and OOG initiatives, operations, news releases, web content, programs, statewide trends, OOG policies and procedures.
  • May assist with schedules and travel arrangements for Tourism staff.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent plus two (2) years of experience providing administrative support or relatable job experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Hospitality, Business Administration, Communications, and Liberal Arts. Tourism experience.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements
  • Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and software applications including publishing software.
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office suite – Excel, PowerPoint, MSWord, Access.
  • Knowledge of applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations.
  • Skill in communicating with constituents via telephone, written correspondence, and in person.
  • Skill in customer service.
  • Skill in record keeping and maintenance.
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communication.
  • Skill in organization and attention to detail.
  • Skill in the use of a multi-line phone system.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency.
  • Ability to handle administrative issues.
  • Ability to consistently exercise tact and courtesy.
  • Ability to maintain punctual and regular attendance.
  • Ability to interpret and follow rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to move about the office access files, office machinery and/or to distribute correspondence.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to handle multiple task simultaneously.
  • Ability to follow directives.
  • Ability to research information.
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance Monday-Friday.

Registration, Certification or Licensure: Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions: This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 35 lbs. Ability to drive as needed. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 50% of the time. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, to distribute correspondence, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and/or identify visitors and staff entering the building in person. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report upon request.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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Human Resources,
Office of the Governor
(512) 463-5873
Position
Economic Development Intern
Organization
Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation
City
Duncanville
Posted Date
02-07-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 7, 2020 – September 30, 2020
Organization: Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 203 E. Wheatland Road
City: Duncanville
State: TX
Zip: 75116
Job Description

The Economic Development Intern supports the activities of the Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation under the supervision of the Economic Development Director. The Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation holds public hearings about proposed economic development and community-enhancement programs and projects; and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding those programs and projects and the expenditure of 4B sales tax funds.

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Create a city building data base working with local property owners. • Manage database to monitor and track business retention and expansion visits. • Prepare data and reports for presentations. • Special research projects for economic development. • Assist in updating standardized materials for business retention and expansion visits. • Field work to evaluate existing commercial buildings. • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers. • Attend and contribute to meetings as needed. • Safely operate assigned vehicles and issued equipment. • Update the Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation (EDC) website as needed. • Maintain confidential information when needed. • May need to attend EDC meetings and Council meetings occasionally. • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Candidate must be a recent graduate or currently enrolled as a senior or junior in an accredited college or university with coursework emphasis in: economic development, public administration, business administration, architecture, planning or related field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment is a plus. • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. • Ability to: perform research, read and interpret data, information and documents, analyze and solve problems, use math and mathematical reasoning. • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite including: Access and Outlook or other database software. AcrGis and online mapping programs is a plus. • Ability to: input, retrieve and access information on a computer as well as assigned mobile devices. • Ability to: organize and prioritize work assignments and meet multiple deadlines. • Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships and tactfully deal with: internal and external customers, co-workers, partnering agencies, etc.

MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving history. • Applicant must possess excellent organizational, oral communication and business writing skills, research capabilities and a project management background. • Proficiency with Access required; ArcGis and other database skills preferred. • A good understanding of social media sites including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. • Candidate must authorize a background checks and drug/alcohol screening. • Professional attire required. • Punctual and regular attendance are mandatory.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Candidate must have a valid driver’s license issued from any state.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk; use hands or fingers to handle, feel or operate objects; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit; climb stairs or ladders; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift a minimum of thirty (30) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, photographing buildings, and extensive reading.

Position
Executive Director
Organization
The Development Corporation of Snyder
City
Snyder
Posted Date
02-04-2020
Job Description
Application Period: February 4, 2020 – Until Position Filled
Organization: The Development Corporation of Snyder
Street Address: 2514 Ave R
City: Snyder
State: TX
Zip: 79549
Job Description

Executive Director Development Corporation of Snyder

Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send resumes to: Development Corporation of Snyder 2514 Ave. R Snyder, TX 79549 OR: info@growsnyder.com

Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economic development, marketing, urban planning, public administration, business administration, economics or related field. Minimum of 5 years economic development experience preferred. Certified Economic Developer Certification (CEcD) preferred.

Primary Duties

Under the general supervision of the Board of Directors:

Recruit new business, expanding the local tax base and the creation of jobs. Be a resource and champion for existing local business expansion and retention.

Develop programs and incentives that align with the Board of Directors strategic goals and plan of work. Analyze the needs of the community, evaluate programs and incentives needed to meet those needs.

Develop, and manage, content on the DCOS website along with a marketing strategy. Engage in the community through attending functions, volunteering and/or serving on boards. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with city council, city staff, other taxing entities and appropriate boards and commissions. Collaborate with the Chamber of Commerce to promote and facilitate quality of life, tourism and downtown revitalization efforts. Actively participate in appropriate professional organizations to maintain awareness of best practices and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in economic development programs. Offer accurate,up-to-date, and credible information to prospects interested in investing, locating, or expanding in a specific area. Be a liaison between city departments and prospects/existing businesses Prepare reports and presentations as needed. Along with analyzing and preparing the annual budget. Occasional travel and "after hours" may be required.

Job Requirements

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The Development Corporation of Snyder
Position
Project Development Coordinator
Organization
Office of the Governor
City
Austin
Posted Date
01-31-2020
Job Description
Application Period: January 31, 2020 – January 31, 2020
Organization: Office of the Governor
Street Address: 1100 San Jacinto Blvd
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78732
Job Description

The Project Development Coordinator position works within the Office of the Governor (OOG), Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) Office and reports to the Director of Business and Community Development. This position assists both international and domestic businesses and their representatives in the site selection process, disseminates leads and project requirements to qualified Texas economic development organizations and coordinates the project development with the regional specialists—resulting in the creation of new jobs and investment in Texas. Provides highly complex (senior-level) and highly specialized consultation, technical assistance and support and direction to businesses, economic development organizations and local, state and federal units of government. Works under moderate direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Requirements

-Works with qualified business prospects across a variety of industries, and their representatives, through all phases of the site selection process, as needed. -Disseminates business leads to economic development organizations across the state, assisting in the identification of suitable business sites and recommending available state funding support. -Determines and packages the needs of business prospects to include site location information. -Collects, organizes, analyzes and prepares materials in response to requests for project information and maintains status on project performance. -Provides consultation and technical assistance to businesses, economic development organizations, and related local, state and federal units of government located in and outside the region. -Coordinates and collaborates with program staff in planning, development, implementation, analysis and documentation for business prospects. -Serves as liaison to allies statewide, including chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, regional groups and other state agencies. -Assists in the execution of marketing strategies to attract industry domestically and globally. -Represents the agency at functions related to economic development activities and other OOG activities as needed. -Assists with planning and execution of EDT business development initiatives and missions. -Demonstrates subject matter expertise, professional confidence, and clarity when representing the office. -Engages in public speaking to a wide range of audiences in a variety of forums. -Maintains status on project performance and reports updates as frequently as directed. -Drafts briefing documents for OOG staff, as requested. -Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. -Remains well-informed of division and OOG initiatives, operations, new releases, web content, programs, statewide trends, OOG policies and procedures. -Maintains regular attendance and may work extended hours, as needed. -Performs all other duties as assigned.

Submit Application to: www.workintexas.com; search for Work in Texas number: 13980301 or Employer Posting Number: 2020-39.

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Suzanne Johnson, Director of Administration
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Position
Administrator/Communication Representative
Organization
Crandall Economic Development Corporation/City of Crandall
City
Crandall
Posted Date
01-21-2020
Job Description
Application Period: January 21, 2020 – April 7, 2020
Organization: Crandall Economic Development Corporation/City of Crandall
Street Address: PO Box 88
City: Crandall
State: TX
Zip: 75114
Job Description

This position is responsible for leading Economic Development programs, facilities, budgets, and activities in a manner consistent with the City's vision, mission, values, and culture. Under the general guidance and direction of the City Manager, the purpose of this position is to retain and expand the economic viability of the City by interacting with business and industry. This is accomplished by communicating with representatives of business and industry towards development of a working relationship within the City.

This position also manages the Type B Economic Development Corporation, attracting new tax base by marketing the city, retaining existing businesses and industries, attracting new businesses and industries, attracting other needed facilities, and interfacing with other City employees and citizens.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for this role will be flexible in their thinking with the ability to cultivate a full spectrum of development as envisioned and directed by the community. To be successful, candidates must possess a collaborative spirit and appreciate diversity in all aspects, with the ability to weave their tools within the City in an effort to establish a broad economic development tool chest.

Serve as the communication representative for the City of Crandall including communication with the public through social media and newsletters. Responsible to make sure that the citizens are updated on the City current events.

For questions about the position and to apply, please contact Jana Shelton, jshelton@crandalltexas.com for a complete job description.

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Position
Public/Private Partnerships Coordinator
Organization
City of Garland
City
Garland
Posted Date
11-18-2019
Job Description
Application Period: November 18, 2019 – May 15, 2020
Organization: City of Garland
Street Address: P.O. Box 469002
City: Garland
State: TX
Zip: 75046
Job Description

Responsible for coordinating the identification, development, implementation and monitoring of plans, projects and activities under the City’s Catalyst Areas Program. Also responsible for identifying and engaging public and/or private development partners and their associated projects in other areas of the community as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

Develop, coordinate and implement the objectives of the City’s Catalyst Areas Program (CAP) including performance measures and identifying service improvements. Develop, implement, assess and refine the City’s public/private development engagement strategies. Identify, define and cultivate financial and non-financial partnerships with various public and/or private sector development entities to help secure new investment to the City. Coordinate and target the City’s existing real estate assets, incentives and programs to encourage private residential, commercial and business investment that advances City priorities. Prepare technical reports and present private and public resource analysis needed to bring about quality development that is in accord with various community plans and policy guiding documents. Serve as the coordinating liaison for the City’s CAP to other divisions, departments and outside agencies. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive development inquiries and complaints. Assist and coordinate program budget preparation and facilitate expenditures as needed. Assist the Director of Economic Development in creating documents, policy reports, ordinance amendments and presentations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field
  • 4 years related experience
  • 2 years project management experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:

Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Urban Planning or related field 5+ years professional experience in real estate development, program design and implementation and/or economic and/or community development, 3+ years comprehensive project management experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of economic development, real estate development and finance principles, programs and applications
  • Extensive knowledge of Local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and practices in regards to development and urban development standards programs
  • Extensive knowledge of business attraction, retention and expansion techniques and resources
  • Extensive knowledge of planning, coordinating and managing community projects
  • Extensive knowledge of project management practices and techniques
  • Skill in Microsoft Office (including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Ability to perform effective public outreach, marketing and investor recruitment which secures public and private sector resources
  • Licenses & Certifications

Valid Class C Texas Driver's License Membership in American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards; occasional outside work.

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Huma Resoures, Human Resources
City of Garland
972-205-2000
Position
Redevelopment Coordinator
Organization
Missouri City, Texas
City
Missouri City
Posted Date
10-15-2019
Job Description
Application Period: October 15, 2019 – January 30, 2020
Organization: Missouri City, Texas
Street Address: 1522 Texas Parkway
City: Missouri City
State: TX
Zip: 77489
Job Description

This is a full-time, mid-level, administrative support position. An individual in this position will perform complex administrative support and coordinate small projects or initiatives in the department or division directed by the Department Director or designee.

• Coordinates with stakeholders in the redevelopment areas on their ongoing efforts; • Works with parties to the gather market information on available properties, lease rates, lists of owners, developers and property owners, etc. • Maintains an accurate list of all economic development agreements and monitors compliance with the agreements; • Attends relevant pre-development meetings with development services; coordinates with development services on related projects, updates website information; • Responds to requests for information ; • Communicates with the Director on relevant activities; • Attends related internal city department meetings, economic development committee meetings, council meetings and related meetings or events as directed; • Subject to 24-hour recall.

Job Requirements

A Bachelors degree in accounting, general business, marketing logistics, economic development construction management, architecture or planning is preferred.

Real estate license is not required but is a plus

Professional certification in CCIM, EDFP, CCED, CPM, SIOR or CPA would be a plus.

The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

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Human Resources, Human Resurces
City of Missouri City
(281) 403-8500
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