This position is a newly created Department Director position within the City appointed by and reporting to the Senior Managing Director of Development Services. Initially, the Department will consist of the Director of Economic Development, a Redevelopment Manager, an Economic Development Coordinator and administrative support.
The Economic Development Director is responsible for planning, directing, collaborating, and coordinating economic development programs from conception to completion including business retention, business attraction, retail recruitment and marketing for the City of Garland. See brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com
Starting salary market competitive DOQ/E plus benefits and reasonable relocation expenses. Expected starting salary in the low $100’s.
First review of candidates on August 28, 2013. Following a process, resumes will be screened by The Mercer Group and interviews with candidates of interest are expected to be held in the City of Garland during September, 2013. EOE. Under the Texas Open Records laws, finalist candidates' resumes may be subject to public disclosure.