Economic Development Administrator – Butler County, Ohio

Sep 8, 2020 | Jobs

Position Responsibilities

Administers and operates Port Authority under the direction and supervision of the Director of Development; prepares and submits annual budget; monitors banking and investment accounts; provides project oversight and accounting of bond funds; ensures Port Authority keeps proper financial documents and audits; negotiates incentive packages for a variety of for-profit and non-profit projects; and understands duties, capabilities and responsibilities of Port Authorities under Ohio Law.

Serves as Secretary to the Board of the Butler County Port Authority; organizes Board of Director meetings and keeps meeting minutes. Serves as Secretary to the Butler County Land Reutilization Corporation “Land Bank” under the direction and supervision of the Director of Development; organizes Board meetings and keeps meeting minutes.

Coordinates planning activities with community partners and other federal, state, or local governmental jurisdictions for evaluating projects; represents department in meetings with public officials, private agencies, general public, contractors or other interested parties on proposed or current projects.

Prepares proposals, press releases, and/or speeches as requested; writes and submits reports and technical evaluations; researches information and prepares correspondence in response to inquiries and requests for information.

Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, integrated business, business, finance, accounting, political science, communications or related field; and Five (5) years of relevant work experience; or Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to the minimum qualifications stated above.

Compensation
Salary Range: $64,979.20-$92,331.20, with an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:
Butler County Commissioners Personnel Office
315 High Street, Suite 640
Hamilton, OH 45011
or by email to: resumes@bcohio.us
(Please indicate Job Title in subject line.)

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