Economic Development Department Director for Summit County, Ohio

Aug 13, 2021 | Jobs

The County of Summit Director of Community and Economic Development is responsible for overseeing the County’s Division of Economic Development, Division of Community Development, and Division of GIS and Planning. The Director reports directly to the Chief of Staff of the County Executive and oversees a staff of approximately 20 employees. The Director is responsible for both the development of strategic policies and initiatives, as well as the day-to-day operation of the Department. Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year College or university and at least eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CEcD Certification & Master’s degree preferred.

How to apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, & references electronically to summit@thenextmovegroup.com  by Friday September 10th, 2021, at Noon Eastern Time.  Feel free to call Brittany McCoy at 504-615-7174, with any questions.

Salary: Salary: $125,000-$130,000, plus, competitive benefits package

Full Job description: https://www.thenextmovegroup.com/summit-county

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