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Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: April 08 2021
Posted By:
Ady Advantage
If you have a passion for research and strategy, and are looking for more opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills with a nationally-recognized economic development consulting firm, please contact us. You’ll be exposed to a range of different clients and projects throughout the U.S.
In this role, you’ll conduct and analyze research in economic development areas of focus such as target industries, strategic plans, labor markets, real estate, and more.  
You’ll need to research experience, as well as analytical, project management and communication skills. The intention is start with a few hours a week.  If that’s all the capacity you  have, the role can be kept at that level; however, if you desire a full-time position, it can build toward that as well as we’re growing!
This position will be virtual, supplementing our team members based in Minneapolis and Madison, Wisconsin.  Candidates in MN or WI are eligible to be employees with benefits.  To apply, send an email with your resume to Ashley Scray, Director, Client Services at ascray@adyadvantage.com by April 15, 2021.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: April 06 2021
Posted By:
CohenTaylor Executive Search Services
On behalf of our client, Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for its Senior Director, Economic Development.

The Destination Medical Center (DMC), the largest economic development initiative in Minnesota’s history and one of the largest currently underway in the U.S., is seeking a senior-level leader with experience in economic development, business recruitment, and market analysis. This new director has the exciting opportunity to lead the creation, enhancement, and execution of the DMC business attraction and recruitment strategy – ensuring it aligns with the development plan, community priorities, and market opportunities for this unique $5.6 billion public-private partnership and 20-year economic development initiative.

With Mayo Clinic at its heart, the DMC initiative is the catalyst to position Rochester, Minnesota as the world’s premier destination for health and wellness: attracting people, investment, and jobs and supporting the economic growth of Minnesota, its bioscience sector, and beyond. This Senior Director will play an influential role in building an economically resilient community, applying long-term solutions to today’s challenges in America’s City for Health.

View the full position profile at https://cohentaylor.com/position-profile/dmc-eda/ 

Direct applications and referrals to DMCEDA@cohentaylor.com. To apply, please send your resume or CV. All inquiries will remain confidential.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning
DATE POSTED: April 01 2021
Posted By:
Kate Moen
The City of Saint Paul’s Department of Planning and Economic Development is seeking to hire a Grants Compliance Specialist to join a team that is passionate about building a vibrant and dynamic Saint Paul by leveraging the strengths of a diverse urban core city. The successful candidate will contribute to a skilled team, strive for professional growth and demonstrate a passion for serving the community. 

The Grants Compliance Specialist will be a part of the Finance and Administration division and will be responsible for performing professional work in the administration, coordination and compliance oversight of Federal, state and local grants including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). 
Primary PED Grant Specialist Responsibilities:
•	Overseeing City department and sub-recipient compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations for CDBG, HOME and ESG grants
•	Creating and implementing Federal compliance monitoring plans for City departments and sub-recipients 
•	Negotiating and managing sub-recipient grant agreements and contracts
•	Risk rating sub-recipients to assess organizational capacity to fulfill program requirements and fiscal condition
•	Monitoring City department and sub-recipient use of funds to ensure compliance with Federal and other grantor regulations, including HUD program requirement compliance as well as Federal compliance including contract bidding, SAMS debarment checks and subgrantee risk rating
•	Overseeing and tracking regional development grants managed by Planning and Economic Development Project Managers for program compliance and reporting
•	Providing guidance to City staff and sub-recipients on HUD regulations, grant compliance best practices and program administration  
•	Managing reporting on assigned grant programs including regional grant reporting and Federal plans and reports
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Planning
DATE POSTED: March 26 2021
Posted By:
City of Faribault, MN
This position assists the Community & Economic Development Director in all activities focused on enhancing Faribault's economic vitality. This position is responsible for developing and implementing economic development programs for the City with the goal of proactive business retention and attraction, quality job growth, tax base expansion, and marketing. This position requires frequent public contact with businesses, developers and real estate brokers, and other local and regional economic development partners.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Under the direction of the Community & Economic Development Director, this position:

- Provides direct support to the Community & Economic Development Director.
- Conducts/manages special projects requiring research, analysis, organization, documentation,
and coordination as assigned.
- Develops recommendations and implements strategies, policies, and programs supporting the City's vision and economic development goals.
- Researches potential grants and develops a grant submission strategy and timeline.

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please click the more info link to be redirected to the formal application.

Submissions will be accepted until April 9, 2021, at 4:00pm.
Transportation
DATE POSTED: March 23 2021
Posted By:
Recruiter
Department:			Warehouse
Reports to:			Receiving Manager	
Shift:				1st and 2ND Shift	
Salary Range:			The pay range starts at $16.21/hr and increases based on experience.	

The standard work schedule is Monday – Friday, and some weekends as needed during peak season (4th quarter).  The hours for the 1st shift position are 5:30am – 1:30pm and the hours for the 2nd shift position are 1:45pm – 9:45pm.  
Position Overview:
Receiving is responsible for unloading, inspecting, counting, and locating incoming product.  
Responsibilities:
•	Unload trucks manually or using forklifts and pallet jacks. 
•	Communicate with delivery drivers and other employees.
•	Communicate using email and phone calls.
•	Enter product into a Warehouse Management System.
•	Locate product in warehouse manually or using forklifts and pallet jacks.
•	Identify and report faulty equipment, damages, and safety concerns to the supervisor.
•	Other warehouse duties as assigned.
Requirements:
•	Must be able to do standard lifting of up to 50 lbs. 
•	Must be able to read, write, and speak English.  (Bilingual in Spanish is preferred).
•	Forklift certification (preferred).
•	Basic computer skills
•	Good math skills
Transportation
DATE POSTED: March 23 2021
Posted By:
Recruiter
Department:			Warehouse
Reports to:			Shipping Supervisor	
Shift:				1st and 2ND Shift 	
Salary Range:			The pay range starts at $16.21/hr and increases based on experience.

The standard work schedule is Monday – Friday, and some weekends as needed during peak season (4th quarter).  The hours for the 1st shift position are 5:30am – 1:30pm and the hours for the 2nd shift position are 1:45pm – 9:45pm.  
Position Overview:
Shipping is responsible for securing product from the warehouse for shipment to the customer, preparing product for shipment and loading delivery vehicles.
Responsibilities:
•	Load trucks manually or using forklifts and pallet jacks. 
•	Communicate with delivery drivers and other employees.
•	Communicate using email and phone calls.
•	Sort, pack, wrap, tie and label products per company procedures.
•	Locate product in warehouse manually or using forklifts and pallet jacks.
•	Identify and report faulty equipment, damages and safety concerns to the supervisor.
•	Other warehouse duties as assigned.
Requirements:
•	Must be able to do standard lifting of up to 50 lbs. 
•	Must be able to read, write, and speak English.  (Bilingual in Spanish is preferred).
•	Forklift certification (preferred).
•	Basic computer skills.
•	Good math skills.
•	Good organization skills.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: March 18 2021
Posted By:
Pine County
Responsible for all aspects of the county economic development program including the creation and implementation of a strategic economic development plan. Implements plans and activities to improve the quality of life in Pine County by increasing the number of jobs, quality of employment, increasing the property tax base, helping businesses to thrive and increasing access to quality of life amenities. Provides technical support and direction to existing and potential businesses, assists businesses in navigating federal, state, and local programs and coordinates activities with others including city economic development staff, East Central Regional Development Commission, educational institutes, DEED, chambers of commerce, etc. Position works under the limited supervision of the County Administrator.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Planning
DATE POSTED: March 18 2021
Posted By:
City of Rochester, MN
The Planner position provides professional expertise and assistance for a range of planning, redevelopment, economic development and related department services and activities.  Typical job duties include, but are not limited to: facilitating the predevelopment review process; serving as a City representative in providing information, education, and findings to City Council, commissions, boards, community groups, and the public; compiling data, maintaining records, and completing studies and analyses to provide a sound foundation for policy recommendations and decision making; and performing special project planning work as assigned.

The Planner is part of a team that promotes an overall positive customer service experience within the development services area and contributes to the City's vision to create a vibrant, compassionate and innovative team.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in municipal and regional planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field from an accredited college or university with two years of municipal planning, economic development, or community development experience. A candidate may also possess a Master's Degree in municipal and regional planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field from an accredited college or university with one year of municipal planning, economic development, or community development experience. A valid driver’s license is also required. 

This is a full-time, benefited opportunity for the limited term of one year from the date of hire and is contingent upon the availability of allocated funds, as well as favorable performance by the incumbent. When the need for this position ends, the role will be eliminated unless Community Development chooses continuation.

Starting salary range is $68,066 to $80,080 depending on qualifications, with advancement to $96,095.

Priority consideration will be provided to applications submitted by April 6, 2021.
Environmental, Management/Administration, Planning
DATE POSTED: March 17 2021
Posted By:
DDA Human Resources, Inc. on behalf of Le Sueur County, MN
Le Sueur County, Minnesota, seeks to fill the position of Environmental, Planning, and Zoning Administrator.

Job Summary: Performs difficult professional work administering and directing the activities of the environmental services, planning, and zoning department, staff, budgets, and operations, responding to after hours or emergency situations, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Administrator. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Urban or Regional Studies, Geography, Environmental Science, or related field, and considerable experience working as a planner, inspecting septic systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing
DATE POSTED: March 16 2021
Posted By:
Ballinger | Leafblad on behalf of Initiative Foundation
Ballinger Leafblad is pleased to conduct the search for Vice President for Inclusive Entrepreneurship at the Initiative Foundation in Little Falls, Minnesota.
The Foundation serves the St. Cloud area and Twin Cities metro ring counties, and the Brainerd Lakes area. Its full 14-county service territory includes Benton, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright. Also served in this Central Minnesota region are the sovereign tribal nations of the Leech Lake and Mille Lacs Bands of Ojibwe. 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide strategic leadership of the Foundation's Inclusive Entrepreneurship programs, while sharing responsibility for broader efforts to strengthen local and regional economies, build the capacity of local economic development organizations, engage underrepresented entrepreneurs, and advance strategic partnerships. 
The Vice President for Inclusive Entrepreneurship leads a range of activities including program development, evaluation and strategic planning and targeted fundraising and grant development for program support. The Vice President for Inclusive Entrepreneurship also encourages staff engagement and best practices by endorsing organizational initiatives and values such as well-being, and diversity, equity and inclusion. A strong commitment to the vision, mission and values of the Foundation is essential as we work together to serve the communities of Central Minnesota.

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