|Economic Development Director|
|Organization: The Mercer Group, Inc.|
CITY OF COLLEGE PARK, GEORGIA - This is an excellent opportunity to live and work in one of Metro Atlanta’s most progressive and historic cities. The City of College Park sits in southwest Fulton County and is the home of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. College Parkis a wonderfully diverse. See brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com EOE
This position plans, organizes, directs, and manages the day-to-day operations of the Economic Development Department and the staff. This is the lead position in the retention and recruitment of businesses for the City of College Park. Residency in the City of College Park within a reasonable time after appointment is required.
Starting salary range market competitive DOQ/E plus benefits including car allowance, utility credit and moving expenses to the successful candidate. This position is a contractual position.
The Mayor, City Council and City Manager are seeking an outstanding individual who has the experience and vision to provide direction, guidance and oversight to the City’s Economic Development Department. The Economic Development Director reports directly to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Public Administration, City Planning, or Economic Development, a Master’s degree is preferred; and will have evidence of continued professional development through active participation in professional membership associations such as IEDC. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have 7 to 9 years of progressively responsible experience in the economic developoment field is required; possess a valid State of Georgia driver’s license or be able to obtain one within 2 months of beginning the job; will have local government experience; and experience in Georgia and familiarity with Georgia laws would be a plus.
Open until filled. First review of resumes on July 10, 2013. Resumes will not be accepted without an application which may be obtained from the City’s website at www.collegeparkga.com or by contacting James Mercer at the information below. Confidential resumes and applications by COB July 10, 2013, to James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 5579B Chamblee Dunwoody Road, #511, Atlanta, Georgia 30338. VOICE: 770-551-0403; FAX: 770-399-9749. E-Mail: email@example.com; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
Administration & Management|
Community and Economic Development
City: College Park|
Country: UNITED STATES
Negotiable / DOQ
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