CEO - Liberty County Development Authority

Posted By: Ronald E. Tolley Job Board,

Position to be filled by:  October 2023

Company: Liberty County Development Authority

Location: Hinesville, GA

Category: Development Authority

Position Type: Full-Time

Education Requirement: Associate's Degree

Experience Requirement: >10 years

Salary: Will be based on experience, education, salary history, and successful interview(s).  Anticipated to range from $150,000 to $225,000.

How to Apply: For additional information and to apply, please visit


The Liberty County Industrial Authority dba Liberty County Development Authority is one of Georgia's few constitutional authorities.  Its mission is to develop and promote industry for the public good and welfare of Liberty County, Georgia.  The CEO plays a crucial role in assuring the successful attainment of this mission by performing the managerial, supervisory, and professional functions and duties required to fulfill the mandate of enhancing the economic growth and development of Liberty County in a comprehensive, expansive, and liberal manner.

Emphasis is placed upon forming and managing a staff that works as an efficient, cohesive team focusing on the retention, expansion, and recruitment of numerous types of industries that can provide the benefits of sustainable, rewarding employment of Liberty County's citizens.

Such efforts necessitate both short-term and long-term strategic development of infrastructure and services designed to meet the needs of assorted industries, as well as the development of strategies to incentivize their decisions to remain, expand or newly select Liberty County for the growth of their companies.

The CEO provides direction and leadership toward the fulfillment of the LCDA's mission and successful implementation of its development philosophy, working closely with the Chairperson and Executive Committee in enabling the Board of Directors to fulfill its governance function.  Please visit for information on duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Experience:  Ten (10) years of work experience with county development authority or economic development office of a city, regional commission, chamber of commerce, state agency or utility company.  Combination of experience and education may be taken into consideration.

Minimum Education:  Associate Degree plus substantial completion of work toward Bachelor's degree.  Bachelor's degree in Economics or a degree requiring significant course work in economics or marketing is better.  Master's degree in Economics and professional designation as a Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council is best.  Combination of experience and education may be taken into consideration.

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
Retirement Program
Paid Vacation Time Off (including Volunteer Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Excellent Work Environment

LCDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Employer.