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Community Development
DATE POSTED: September 15 2022
Posted By:
GovHR USA
Apple Valley, MN (pop. 56,318) seeks a progressive, professional, and highly collaborative candidate for its next Director of Community Development. The Director of Community Development oversees long range planning, economic development, and code enforcement services. The director supervises a full-time staff of seven, including three planning positions, three positions for code enforcement and a department assistant. The next Community Development Director will have the opportunity to build on the city’s past successes and plan for future opportunities for redevelopment and business attraction.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The current salary range is $118,000 -$157,000 DOQ and is currently under review. The City of Apple Valley offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should apply online by October 7, 2022, with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references at www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8314. Interviews with the City of Apple Valley are anticipated in early November. The City of Apple Valley, MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Housing
DATE POSTED: September 13 2022
Posted By:
Rick Howden, Ramsey County
Community and Economic Development Department has current vacancies for Economic Development Specialists in Housing Infrastructure and Small Business Development & Growth.
Housing Infrastructure Position: 
To collaborate and identify regional economic development initiatives and align funding opportunities; to partner and implement housing infrastructure and community development county programs such as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and program opportunities that enhance the County’s tax base and improve the quality of life for residents and businesses; to invest in housing, and economic and community development funds through County funding and public-private partnerships; to evaluate project activities for compliance with federal and state regulations covering the expenditure of funds, negotiate contract terms and conditions, provide oversight of projects through completion, manage financial and accounting functions in cooperation with finance staff, and perform related duties as assigned.
 
Small Business Development & Growth Position:
To collaborate and identify regional and equitable (business focused) economic development initiatives and align funding opportunities; to partner and implement business county programs identified in the ECI Plan, and program opportunities that supports the supply and preservation of affordable housing, advance economic competitiveness, enhance the County’s tax base and improve the quality of life for residents and businesses; to evaluate project activities for compliance with federal and state regulations covering the expenditure of funds, negotiate contract terms and conditions, provide oversight of projects through completion, manage financial and accounting functions in cooperation with finance staff, and perform related duties as assigned.
Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: September 13 2022
Posted By:
Becky Welch
The City of Bloomington, MN, is seeking a Port Authority Administrator. For complete details and to apply, visit: http://www.governmentresource.com/executive-recruitment/open-recruitments/bloomington-mn-port-authority-administrator
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning
DATE POSTED: September 01 2022
Posted By:
City of Windom Denise Nichols
The City of Windom is accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Administrator/EDA Development Director.  This position is responsible for administrative and professional work promoting, facilitating, and coordinating development activities for the city and performs related duties as required.  Assists in directing the activities of the City departments to include overseeing the development and administration of policies, procedures, programs, goals and objectives, and presents them to the City Administrator as necessary.

Minimum qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in finance, real estate, marketing, economics, local and urban planning, or a related field and three years of experience in public administration or community/economic development is desired. 

Salary range is $77,126 to $96,408 and is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  Application materials and the position description are available at Windom City Hall, 444 9th Street, or on the City’s website (www.windom-mn.com).  Submit applications and resume on the website or mail to: City of Windom, PO Box 38, Windom, MN  56101.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing, Housing, Planning
DATE POSTED: September 01 2022
Posted By:
City of Windom Denise Nichols
The City of Windom is accepting applications for the position of EDA Development Director.  This position is responsible for administrative and professional work promoting, facilitating, and coordinating development activities for the City.  Windom’s current major projects include marketing/development of a new residential subdivision, retention and expansion of retail and administration of TIF districts.

Minimum qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in finance, real estate, marketing, economics, local and urban planning, or a related field.  Three years experience in community/economic development is desired. 

Salary range is $73,486 to $91,873 and is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  Application materials and the position description are available at Windom City Hall, 444 9th Street, or on the City’s website (www.windom-mn.com).  Submit applications and resume on the website or mail to: City of Windom, PO Box 38, Windom, MN  56101.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: August 30 2022
Posted By:
Libby Utter, Lyman Executive Search, on behalf of Southwest Initiative Foundation
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President and CEO is responsible for leading the organization in a manner consistent with its mission, vision, and values, and doing so in a fiscally responsible and ethically sound manner.
The President/CEO will lead the overall strategic direction, external visibility and relationship development and stewardship, public relations and Board management for the organization.  See attached link for full position description.  To apply, please send resume to Libby Utter lutter@lymanexecutivesearch.com
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: August 26 2022
Posted By:
Colleen Lasher
The Community Development Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of development and redevelopment of residential, commercial and industrial land that help shape a vibrant, sustainable community. 
Essential Functions of the Position

1.	Provide Leadership to the Community Development Department, including the Planning Division, Economic Development Division and Building Safety Inspection Division
2.	Represent the City in a variety of settings, especially when working with residents, land use developers, building contractors, real estate brokers and business owners
3.	Coach projects through the Planning and Zoning approval process
4.	Advance the City Council’s strategic goals for community planning and economic development
5.	Prepare, implement and monitor annual department budgets and work plan
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Land Use Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field and at least one of the following:
•	more than five years’ professional experience in leading/managing development and marketing initiatives within a community as a City, County or State employee or the equivalent private sector experience in development review or planning to include both public and private infrastructure improvements
•	more than five years’ experience related to Community Development, Planning/Zoning or Economic Development as a City, County or State employee or the equivalent private sector experience in development review or planning to include both public and private infrastructure improvements
•	more than five years’ experience in municipal planning and development as a City, County or State employee or the equivalent private sector experience in development review or planning to include both public and private infrastructure improvements
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing
DATE POSTED: August 15 2022
Posted By:
Kristin Lukes
Project Manager in the Brownfields and Redevelopment Office

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