Duties: This full-time position is responsible for working closely with the Office of Planning and Development and other city staff in promoting the business and economic development interests within the community. This position will include working with all noted departments in providing guidance to individuals and companies to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the community. The position will include assistance in the planning and coordination of community development projects, assisting business and residential applicants with local and State permitting processes, and providing research for city sponsored projects.

Qualifications: Master’s degree (M.A.) in business, economics, community development, public administration or related area and two to four years’ experience including substantial experience with management of economic development at the local level and publicly funded programs or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior management/supervisory experience strongly desired.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS are provided to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Personnel Director at (978) 620-3060. The decision to grant reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

To apply, visit https://www.cityoflawrence.com/