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Economic Development Coordinator
Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing
DATE POSTED: December 29 2023
Posted By:
Mike Humpal, CEcD Manager Local Government Solutions SCSC Mhumpal@mnscsc.org 507 236 7651
C1.	Economic Development Practitioner: Jackson has been very successful in its economic development efforts, utilizing a strong volunteer Economic Development Corporation and a contracted economic development coordinator. Now, the city council is hiring a full-time economic development practitioner to build and grow the community’s commercial, Industrial, and residential sectors. The council is looking for energetic professional to generate new opportunities and grow and retain Jackson's strong commercial industrial base. The ideal candidate understands the importance of quality housing and daycare opportunities to attract and retain a strong workforce and population base. Coming Soon
Community Development, Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: November 16 2023
Posted By:
City of Inver Grove Heights, MN
The City of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota is now accepting resumes for the position of Community Development Director.  Full salary range is $133,707–$169,892, with an expected starting salary of up to $160,873, DOQ, plus comprehensive benefits.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or other closely related field, plus eight years of progressively responsible experience in local, regional or state government, including supervisory experience.

Leads and manages a team of three direct reports and 14 total staff working in the areas of planning, building inspections, code enforcement and environmental initiatives. The Director also plays a lead role in economic development efforts, along with external consultants and the City Administrator.  The position involves significant interaction with elected officials, appointed commissioners, local businesses, IGH residents, state and county agencies, and cross-departmental work with the City’s six other departments.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager Janet Shefchik at jshefchik@ighmn.gov.  Open until filled. First review of applicants 12/15/23.  EOE
Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: November 06 2023
Posted By:
Ryan Vesey
Greater Mankato Growth is seeking an Economic Development Specialist who can further the work of the Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA). This alliance is a public-private partnership between 7 cities & counties in the Blue Earth & Nicollet County Area alongside Greater Mankato Growth and its members.

About the Job
The Economic Development Specialist will support the work of REDA in its four key focus areas of Business Retention, New Enterprise & Emerging Business Development, New Business Development, and Marketplace Enhancements. Particularly important in this position will be an interest in fostering entrepreneurship and an interest and ability to find and analyze data to publish reports and respond to business requests.

In furthering the work of this alliance, this position will be responsible for supporting the Business Retention & Expansion program by organizing visits between businesses, Greater Mankato Growth, and our partner cities. This specialist will support entrepreneurs through serving as an organizer of the local 1 Million Cups community and by partnering with the Small Business Development Center. The specialist can support new business attraction by aiding responses to Requests For Proposals (RFPs) from businesses seeking expansion to our region.

This specialist will have the freedom to propose and implement new economic development strategies that align with the REDA Joint Service Agreement and Annual Workplan.
Skill and experience requirements can be found at www.GreaterMankato.com/careers
Salary range: $45,000-55,000 per year
Economic Development - General, Financing
DATE POSTED: November 03 2023
Posted By:
City of Minneapolis, Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
Make a difference in the equitable economic development of the City of Minneapolis! The Program Coordinator position will help administer the City’s economic development programs and the related transactions that assist businesses, commercial property, and commercial districts.  These programs include those that provide small business and commercial real estate loans, neighborhood business district support, and revenue bond financing.

Check out more details at the "APPLY NOW" link to the right.

Apply by Wednesday, November 29.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: November 02 2023
Posted By:
Andie Schieffert
Sustained financial support is critical to our ability to meet our mission of meeting basic needs and equipping individuals and families for ongoing stability. IOCP is searching for its next Advancement Director. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will lead a team of 6-8 talented individuals. You are a leader who enjoys management, support and mentorship of your team as you take your work to the next level, together, in order to meet IOCP’s fundraising goals. You genuinely enjoy meeting with community members to learn about their connection to IOCP while stewarding financial gifts to advance our mission. We want to hear from you!

Why Us: 
Star Tribune Top Workplace 2023! 
Full-time, benefits eligible, hybrid work environment
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSA, 401(k)?? 
Nine paid holidays?? 
Generous PTO (starting at 21 days annually)?? 
Six weeks of paid leave for employees eligible for parental or medical leave?? 
Compensation $110,000 - $130,000 

What You'll Do:
Revenue Growth
Team and Strategic Leadership
External Relations

Basic Requirements:
5 yrs senior leadership and fund development experience 
Ability to network and develop community partnerships 
Skill in strategy development and deployment, defining organizational goals and assessing internal and external environmental factors
Ability to collaborate with others to arrive at a conclusion utilizing compromise, persuasion, rationale and diplomacy
Ability to effectively present information to donors, board members, volunteers, organizational leaders, associates and public groups
Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and safe driving record and be willing to travel between work sites

Apply to humanresources@iocp.org
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: November 01 2023
Posted By:
MaryAnn Lindell, Director of Administration
Lending Portfolio Manager
Salary: $65,000-70,000

The Initiative Foundation is hiring a lending portfolio manager to administer its loan fund portfolios. The right candidate brings a passion for serving Central Minnesota paired with a breadth of experience to accurately maintain portfolio systems data. Other responsibilities include tracking and reporting on the health and mix of loan portfolios, maintaining loan client relationships through check-ins, site visits, and business coaching referrals, and by ensuring funding-source compliance and effective collections processes. Enjoy an excellent compensation and benefits package as you help to fulfill our mission to empower people throughout Central Minnesota to build a thriving economy, vibrant communities, and a lasting culture of generosity.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: October 30 2023
Posted By:
Megan Edwards: HR@danacole.com
If working closely with an auditing team in a dynamic environment sounds like a good fit, come work at our Montevideo, MN office with an auditing team on established clientele in the area of nonprofit organizations and governmental units. Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP, a Certified Public Accounting firm, is seeking a full-time auditor where your required audit experience and solid understanding of financial concepts will make you shine. This job will include some tax work and applicants must demonstrate strong interpersonal and excel skills. Accounting degree and 5+ years of experience required; CPA preferred. Some travel. We offer competitive salaries, a variety of insurance options, a 401(k) and section 125 plan. 

Responsibilities for Senior Auditor

Perform, review and supervise audits, reviews and compilations for various industries
Prepare basic financial statements
Assume responsibility for all phases of an audit from planning to delivery of the financial statements for small and medium sized engagements
Identify issues with clients’ processes and controls, make recommendations for improvements
Maintain quality client relationships

Qualifications for Senior Auditor

Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 5+ years of experience in audit
Possession of CPA license or on track to receive within a year
Strong technical and analytical skills with proficiency in GAAP and GAAS
Detail oriented with excellent project management and organizational skills
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel, Word (preference towards ProSystem fx Engagement)
Experience in supervision of staff
Economic Development - General, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: October 25 2023
Posted By:
Patricia Wahl
The Greater Fergus Falls Corp. (GFF) is conducting a search for a top-tier, high-performing Economic Development Executive Director. This position offers an exciting opportunity to engage with local business, government, and community leaders and guide GFF's strategic framework to advance our mission and contribute to the economic vitality of Fergus Falls. Under the direction and supervision of the GFF Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the coordination and execution of GFF's goals and objectives, as determined by the organization’s by-laws and strategic framework.
GFF is seeking a collaborative, ambitious, and driven leader and executive to serve as its next Executive Director. Under the general direction of the Board, the Executive Director will serve as a catalyst to re-imagine our strategy to continue growth and engagement in Fergus Falls. As the primary face and voice of the organization, the Executive Director will lead with passion and purpose to promote GFF's mission to support and grow the Fergus Falls business community. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization, providing strategic leadership and oversight of all aspects of the organization's operations. Guided by the pillars outlined in GFF's Strategic Framework, the new Executive Director will have every opportunity to serve as a visionary leader to create strategies for greater organizational impact and growth.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and currently oversees one staff member.
Complete job description can be found on our website.
DATE POSTED: October 14 2023
Posted By:
Craig Waldron
The City of Landfall, MN is seeking a new City Administrator. Landfall is a charming, lakeside community of 843, located in Washington County. The current City Administrator, Tobin Lay, has held this position for two and one half years. Landfall has six employees; the municipality receives public safety services from the Washington County Sheriff's Department and the Oakdale Fire Department and contracts for engineering and legal services. The Mayor and the four members of the City Council offer an experienced and a seasoned approach to local government.

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