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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Economic Development Director

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

CITY OF CENTER LINE, MICHIGAN

This team member will be responsible for directing, coordinating and administering economic

development efforts, including targeting new development efforts, such as new business;

retaining and expanding existing businesses; creation and implementation of market studies;

community promotion; special event planning; serving as technical advisor to the City

Manager/Clerk/DDA Director on economic development matters; develop comprehensive

recommendations for management use; and applying for and administering grants and funds,

including CDBG; and execution of the City's economic development goals to redevelop a quality,

diverse and sustainable tax base, city-wide with a primary focus on the Downtown Development

District and specifically the City Center Redevelopment District located on Van Dyke Avenue (M-

53). The position will work with city leaders, employees and community partners integrating

economic, community resource, and land use programs into a viable working program to

improve the physical and economic climate of the City of Center Line.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration Public Administration, Economic

Development, or a related field and a minimum two years related experience. Certification as a

Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs) by the IEDC is highly desirable. Knowledge of the

resources within Macomb County, State of Michigan, and the metropolitan-Detroit regional

efforts plus knowledge and experience with sales relationship management software and handson

expertise in social media, electronic communication, and real estate databases.

Salary: $48,800 - $64,000 with a comprehensive benefit package.

Snapshot of our Benefits: • Generous paid time off including 11 paid holidays per year • Blue

Care Network PPO Health Care Plan, Dental and Optical insurance provided by the City of

Center Line • Life insurance provided by the City of Center Line • 401a retirement plan & retiree

health savings account with employer contribution • Optional Roth IRA & 457 retirement plans •

Various personal and professional growth training resources • Tuition reimbursement program

and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility. Open until filled. To Apply: Apply promptly by

submitting an application and resume online to Janice Pockrandt, Deputy Clerk,

jpockrandt@centerline.gov, or in person at the David W. Hanselman Municipal Complex-City

Hall, 7070 E. 10 Mile Rd., Center Line, MI 48015. Applications are available at

www.centerline.gov.

The City of Center Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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