Economic Development Coordinator

$56,855 - $71,067 yearly
  • City of College Station
  • College Station, TX, USA
  • Sep 30, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

The City of College Station is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Economic Development team of professionals to share the excitement in Aggieland!!  Our vibrant city of 125,000 is growing and we are proud to work with businesses and industries looking to be a part of our diverse and flourishing community.  Under general supervision of the Economic Development Manager, the Economic Development Coordinator performs highly responsible professional, liaison, and complex administrative functions in carrying out a wide variety of activities in support of economic development for the City of College Station. Duties include, but not limited to, providing support for retail recruitment and development; serving as governmental, community and organization liaison for the Economic Development Department; managing economic development outreach; and conducting research and analyzing information for economic development projects.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in urban planning, land & property development, business, government or related field and (3) three years successful experience in planning or a planning related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Texas Driver's License and knowledge of principles and practices of city planning as they pertain to urban development and zoning, and demonstrated experience in applying these principles and practices is required. In addition, general knowledge of methods and techniques of research and analysis, the ability to comprehend and apply multiple ordinances and policies and the ability to present ideas concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing will be essential for success. Last but not least, the ability to develop and maintain cooperate and professional relationships with employees, citizens, community and private organizations, elected officials and boards and commissions will help to round out the list of qualifications for the successful candidate.

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