Community & Economic Development Director – City of Moline, Illinois

Feb 10, 2022 | Jobs

Nestled between the banks of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in the heart of the Midwest, the City of Moline invites you to Take Time to Support, Take Time to Live, and Take Time to Discover. The ninth-largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area is home to nearly 43,000 people and was recently named among the most affordable places to live in the country.

Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Community and Economic Development Director oversees and coordinates all land use planning and zoning, zoning enforcement, economic development, community development, and grant application efforts in support of the community’s and organization’s policies, objectives, and goals. With 13 authorized positions and an annual budget of about $9.9 million, the Community and Economic Development Department strives to create a healthy and strong community with beautiful neighborhoods and a thriving economy.

The City of Moline seeks a collaborative and charismatic servant-leader ready to guide the community into its next era of growth and quality development. This position requires a master’s degree from an accredited college or university and seven years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in public administration, business administration, economic development, urban planning or a related field, and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The person selected for this position should have at least 12 years of experience, and hold certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners as a Certified Economic Developer or as an Economic Development Finance Professional.

The City of Moline is offering an annual salary range of $110,455 to $154,637, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please apply online:

For more information on this position contact:
Marsha Reed, Senior Vice President

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