Community and Economic Development Director — Piqua, OH
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.
Ohio’s Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) program is the major state program that enables collaboration among municipalities and townships to encourage investment and job creation. Over the past few years, the JEDD program has undergone a number of significant changes that impact on its practical use.read more
I first met Dan in the fall of 2016. I had moved to Central Ohio over the late holiday season in 2015 to begin serving as the new Director of GROW Licking County CIC, Dan’s former role. I was immediately struck by many in the community who worried that I would “not be enough,” that the “shoes were too big,” and that “Dan was larger than life.” And they were right.read more
The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!
A panel of judges will evaluate the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below. Award winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 OEDA Annual Summit, being held October 3-6 at the Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio.read more