Village of Little Chute – Community Development Director
Job Title: Community Development Director
Closing Date: Please submit a complete application package by the close of business Friday, December 6th, 2019
Job Description: The Village of Little Chute (pop. 11,729) is a growing, dynamic community located in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Over the past decade, the Village of Little Chute has been one of the fastest growing communities in the Fox Cities area. Due to retirement, the Village of Little Chute is seeking a dedicated leader with economic development experience for the position of Community Development Director. This is a department head position responsible for the direction and coordination of all activities of the Community Development Department for the Village of Little Chute. The current director is retiring after serving the Village of Little Chute for over thirty years. Over that time, the department has successfully led the village through various periods of rapid growth and redevelopment across all sectors of development for our growing community. The next Director will have the ability to lead the organization’s processes and efforts across all facets of community development for the Village of Little Chute.
KEY DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The Community Development Director provides direct oversight and leadership to the Community Development Department which oversees planning and assessing, and is responsible for the initiation, direction and supervision of all matters related to community development for the Village of Little Chute. This position also directs the village's economic development program, planning program, zoning code implementation and property tax assessment programs. Assignments are performed with considerable independence, particularly on economic development aspects of village activities.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in planning, geography, finance, or a closely related field, and three to five years of progressively responsible experience in economic development and/or the planning profession. In evaluating candidates for this position, the Village may consider a combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position. Competencies in areas such as business retention and expansion, real estate development and reuse, and economic development finance/credit analysis preferred.
Salary/Salary Range: Dependent upon qualifications
Apply To: To apply, submit a cover letter and resume (with a minimum of three references) to Village Administrator, James Fenlon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 108 W. Main Street, Little Chute, WI 54140 by the close of business on December 6th, 2019.
The Village of Little Chute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.