Community and Economic Development Director — Piqua, OH

Sep 18, 2018 | Jobs

Full-service city of 21,000 along the Great Miami River in Miami County close to Dayton seeks Community and Economic Development Director with vision and excellent leadership skills. Position reports directly to the City Manager.  Piqua values its historic downtown, neighborhoods, paths and parks along the River and Miami-Erie Canal. Salary competitive, DOQE and excellent benefits. Bachelors degree in Public or Business Administration, Economic Development or related field.   Demonstrated success in community and economic development and redevelopment, with vision and respect for traditional community assets. Visit www.piquaoh.org to apply by October 19, 2018. Resumes will be subject to public disclosure.  EOE.

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