Gallia County Director of Economic & Community Development
Under administrative direction, oversees the operations of Economic and Community Development. Promotes retention and expansion of industry, within the County. Prepares and submits grant applications, administers various grant projects and programs. Attends meetings and represents the Board of Commissioners on boards or other groups or events, makes presentations, responds to inquiries, and serves as principal liaison for all economic and community development matters in the County.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Board goals and objectives; Budgeting, Government structure and process; public relations; media relations; community resources and services; economic development principles and strategies; government grant practices; personnel administration; public administration; business administration; project management, grant administration; Gallia County and surrounding region.
Completion of Bachelor’s degree, or higher, with concentration in public administration, business administration, management, finance or other field related to public service and management required (or equivalent field of study); and five (5) years experience in management/administration, preferably in public administration; and any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Acceptable “equivalent” is at the sole discretion of the Appointing Authority.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
Complete position description and Gallia County Employment Application can be found at www.gallianet.net under Job Openings
All applicants must submit, by email only, a completed Gallia County Employment Application, Resume, and Letter of Interest to Melissa Clark, County Administrator, at email@example.com. By Friday, November 12, 2021.
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