Application Deadline: Rolling until position is filled
Start Date: ASAP
Reports to: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Exempt, salaried
Salary Range: $85,000-$100,000
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and reasons for applying to Marian Alexandre, [email protected]
The SMPDC is seeking an experienced, effective, and knowledgeable full-time Economic Development Director. This position is one of great importance to our organization, responsible for managing, developing, and guiding economic development projects and programs in the region. This position will manage the SMPDC Brownfields program, a multi-million-dollar redevelopment program which is among the most successful nationwide, including loans and assessment projects. The ED Director is responsible for managing all Economic Development Administration (EDA) programming available and required of our organization as an EDA Economic Development District, such as EDA loan funds, and the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. Our organization and this position will work directly with the Southern Maine Finance Authority, who is responsible for SMPDC’s portfolio management.
As the leader of one of the core sectors of SMPDC’s mission, the individual in this position will provide both the administrative knowledge and execution required of the current programs, as well as the experience and vision to continue developing services which will best serve our member communities.