• Greeley, CO
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The City oGreeley, CO (pop. 112,816) seeks skilled, experienced, and collaborative leaders that take initiative to join its team in the Department of Economic Development and Urban Revitalization. This department takes a holistic approach to economic development that includes business-based, place-based, and people-based efforts. The department is proactive toward customer service, business retention, business attraction, workforce development, urban renewal and redevelopment, and business advocacy. With creativity, critical thinking and open communication, these professionals are currently in three divisions — Business Development, Development/Redevelopment and Real Estate — and are enthusiastic about promoting growth and development that achieves community goals and improves residents’ quality of life. The department also serves as staff to the Greeley Urban Renewal Authority (GURA).
The Department of Economic Development and Urban Revitalization has two opportunities for talented individuals who want to support and help shape a fast growing and vibrant community. The City is hiring for a full-time position as Deputy Director of Economic Development and Urban Revitalization, as well as a second full-time position for Economic Development Manager.
Greeley is a diverse and welcoming city located in Weld County, known for its historic past in the American West that retains a charming small-town atmosphere. Positioned against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Greeley offers a strong sense of community and a distinct identity as a city with an increasingly diverse economy, strong schools, and numerous recreational opportunities. With these assets, Greeley is rich with opportunities and an exciting place to be for individuals that thrive in a dynamic development environment.
The City of Greeley is a full-service city operating under a Council-Manager form of government with approximately 1,150 full-time employees.
Candidates should have:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university in economics, business, finance, planning, engineering, architecture, public policy, or related field. A Master’s is a plus.
  • Five (5) years of experience in real estate development or closely related discipline for the position of Economic Development Manager.
  • Six (6) or more years of experience in economic development or related field, with relevant experience and demonstrating progressive responsibility for the Deputy Director position.
  • Any combination of related education, experience, certifications, and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job.
The salary range for the position of Economic Development Manager is $110,000 to $154,000 with an expected hiring range up to $121,000 DOQ.
The salary range for the position of Deputy Director is $131,700 to $184,400 with an expected hiring range up to $148,200 DOQ. The City of Greeley provides a comprehensive benefits package.
The positions will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as received with priority given to those who apply by February 9, 2024. Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to the attention of Charlene Stevens, Executive Vice President, Tel: (224) 326-1290. 
Candidates may apply for either or both positions. Please indicate the appropriate position (s) at the time of application. The City of Greeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: February 9, 2024

Posted: 2024-01-23

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