Economic Development Director

  • Town of Lexington, MA
  • Lexington, MA, USA
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

The Town of Lexington, MA seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Economic Development Director in the Land Use, Health and Development Department. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Town Manager for Development, this position is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing strategies for attracting and retaining a vibrant commercial business base within the Town. Supervises full-time economic development and visitor center positions, as well as interns, part-time and seasonal employees. Preferred applicants will have a Master’s Degree in planning, economic development, business or a related field as well as five to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. American Institute of Certified Planners or Certified Economic Developer credential desired. Anticipated hiring range: $83,248 - $94,092. A Town application form (required), cover letter and resume must be submitted to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420. A complete job description and the Town’s application form are available online at: https://www.lexingtonma.gov/human-resources/pages/employment-town or by emailing jobs@lexingtonma.gov or by calling 781 698-4590. Position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by February 7, 2020.