Downtown Development Director - City of Tifton

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Date Needed: July 31, 2019

Location: Tifton, GA

Category: Development Authority

Position Type: Full time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 BOQ

How to apply/contact: Email Resume to: ebeeman@tifton.net.  Complete an application and get more information at: http://www.tifton.net/job_posting/index.php

Job Description & Details: 

The DDA of the City of Tifton is currently recruiting a Downtown Development Director who is a highly qualified, innovative and forward thinking individual and can lead the DDA in the execution of its redevelopment strategy and policy for downtown Tifton. Tifton, Georgia is located in South Georgia along 1-75 and is home to a cadre of state and federal institutions involved in scientific research, global agricultural science and vast field productions of agricultural commodities and products. Downtown Tifton is a Nationally Accredited Main Street city and has had a downtown redevelopment program for more than three decades. This professional position is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the complex downtown development activities of the City. The work involves varied economic development and governmental related activities requiring broad downtown development knowledge with a high degree of diplomatic acumen. Advises and answers to the DDA Board of Directors. Position requires strong supervising/managerial skills and technical writing ability. Provides the DDA Board with timely and informative data and related reports with regard to grant programs and emerging incentive programs. The ideal candidate would need to possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an Accredited University. Knowledge and level of competency associated with five (5) years of downtown development experience, including detailed familiarity of the Main Street Program and an associated State oversight program, i.e. the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Candidate should possess supervisory experience. Current resumes will be electronically sent to: Emily Beeman, HR Director ebeeman@tifton.net along with three professional references and five year salary history. A City of Tifton online application must be completed as well. Open until filled.