Redevelopment Director – Town of Clarksville, Indiana
Known as the “Oldest American Settlement in the Northwest Territory,” historic Clarksville, Indiana, is home to over 20,000 residents and 600 businesses. The Town covers almost 10 square miles and is located along the Ohio River between Jeffersonville and New Albany, on the “sunny side” of Louisville, Kentucky, in Clark County.
Clarksville seeks an outgoing, creative, and visionary leader with the experience and skills as its next Redevelopment Director to help it realize its vision for continued sustainable growth and development. The position will work on both redevelopment initiatives and greenfield projects, adapt easily to change, and must be comfortable with operating in an evolving development environment while balancing and advancing multiple projects at once.
A bachelor’s degree in planning, economic development, business administration, or related field from an accredited college or university is required, with master’s preferred. Candidates should have five or more years of progressively responsible experience managing an economic development department and real estate development projects, preferably as a Director or Associate Director of a comparable development agency. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Commercial development/redevelopment, planning, strategic planning, brownfield remediation, and finance/capital budgeting experience are highly desired qualifications.
Please apply online at http://bit.ly/SGROpenRecruitments
For more information on the position, contact:
Doug Thomas, Sr. Vice President
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