Under the general administrative direction of the Mayor, incumbent plans, organizes, directs, and promotes economic development, including efforts to attract, retain, and support locally operated small, medium and large business interests, private corporations, and international trade opportunities. Administers business and economic incentive programs, initiatives, and services necessary to strengthen and support the City’s business and economic interests. Partners and works collaboratively with the City’s elected officials, business leaders, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, (GOED), and Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCU) to develop, support and promote opportunities for all business types. Develops, implements and provides specialized support services to small and medium-sized business owners. Monitors and evaluates program goals and performance standards, long range planning, budgeting, contracting, fiscal controls, and service delivery.
This is an at-will appointed position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.
To learn more about the role of the Director of Economic Development click on the following link: Director of Economic Development Brochure
This position is open until filled however first application review will occur on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at noon.
Wage is negotiable depending on experience.