Vice President of Economic Equity – The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority

Aug 10, 2020Jobs

The Position
The Port is seeking a Vice President of Economic Equity to review, develop, and implement The Port’s economic inclusion programs, policies, and strategies as well as monitor and evaluate success. This position will help shape and sustain an inclusive and equitable organizational culture as a member of The Port’s leadership team and will advise and make recommendations to Port Leadership regarding opportunities to leverage the organization to achieve broader economic equity in the community.

This position will serve as the point of contact for The Port’s economic equity matters and will assist in the development and implementation of “best in class” equitable development strategies. The Vice President will build relationships with minority individuals and communities throughout Hamilton County to increase the number and type of minority-owned real estate development firms interested in and qualified for acquiring and redeveloping Port-owned properties. In addition, this position will promote contracting opportunities to a more inclusive audience and develop strong working relationships with key community stakeholders, MWSBE (Minority Women Small Business Enterprise) firms, and developers.

The Vice President will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice Presidents to develop and execute The Port’s equity and inclusion plan, mission, and policies.

Established in 2000 as the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, The Port is an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County. The broad development-related powers granted under Ohio Revised Code 4582, as well as the extensive expertise of staff, allow The Port to take on complex projects that catalyze private investment.

Experience and Education
The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree, seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience with principles of inclusion and equity, supervisory or leadership experience, financial acumen, and experience with community relations. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in business administration or a similar field.

Compensation
The salary range is $110,000 – $125,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/3gEnKpt. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on September 10, 2020.

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