Director of Community Development & Economic Development – City of Sandusky

Nov 10, 2020 | Jobs

The City of Sandusky is looking for an experienced Director of Community and Economic Development to join our Department of Economic Development and Planning.  This individual will provide oversight and executive leadership of city activities pertaining to economic development, community development, and municipal real estate.  Is ultimately responsible for managing employee performance, annual budgeting, review and approval of all department expenses, and ensure the successful performance of the department and its furtherance of objectives outlined in current strategic plans and masterplans.  To improve the quality of life for all residents and to ensure a culture of investment within Sandusky that creates economic opportunities for residents and increases the city’s tax base. This will be accomplished by working with the City Manager and other stakeholders to develop revitalization strategies for Sandusky and its neighborhoods and by managing certain respective divisions of the City that provide critical resources to stakeholders, including but not limited to real estate, development resources, and other incentives. Through management of other development and real estate staff, this position will advance quality of life opportunities and outcomes for various stakeholder groups within the City including visitors, youth, property owners and investors/developers. Additionally, this position will manage the City of Sandusky’s own real estate transactions.

Requirements include: At least a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting, public administration, development, planning, urban development, construction, real estate marketing, or similar discipline with experience in housing development, grantsmanship, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Starting Salary Range: $50,000 – $127,404 annually

HOW TO APPLY

Download Application and complete job announcement from the City of Sandusky Human Resources Department at www.ci.sandusky.oh.us.

Email all information to:

Connie Nicholson, HR Manager
cnicholson@ci.sandusky.oh.us

 

Mail applications can be sent to:

City of Sandusky
Attn:  Connie Nicholson, HR Manager
240 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

 

Initial review of applications:  11/20/2020 and will continue until filled.

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