At the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year, Uptown Consortium, Inc. (UCI) established its Talent Kitchen Cabinet (TKC), a collection of students and young professionals, to provide feedback on plans, designs and programming for UCI’s development efforts at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Reading Road in Uptown Cincinnati.
The assistant director supports and promotes the Center for Regional Development’s (CRD) mission of improving the lives of residents of northwest Ohio through economic and community development. The position assists the Senior Director with both short-term and long-term strategic planning and decision-making by identifying and providing needed information and professional advice. The position also requires implementing the Senior Director’s plans and decisions and/or procuring necessary resources. In doing so, the assistant director coordinates the conception, selection, design and completion and/or delivery of data and analysis, economic impact analysis, local and regional strategic planning, applied research, program evaluation, and other technical assistance projects undertaken by CRD, and is responsible for the implementation, coordination, and management of those activities. The assistant director is solely responsible for carrying out the majority of off campus program evaluation services to communities and social service/nonprofit organizations.
Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the JobsOhio Network Partner for twenty-five counties in southern and eastern Ohio, recently announced the launch of OhioSE.com, a new website to serve companies considering expanding or locating in the region. The responsive website is an important component in the transformation of the brand from APEG to OhioSE.