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Greene County - Economic Development Program Coordinator

January 11, 2024
Salary:  $52,561.60 Annually
Location:   Xenia, OH
Job Type:  Full Time
Job Number:  23-00107
Department:  Development
Opening Date:  01/08/2024


The class plans, coordinates, evaluates and supervises activities of a wide variety of specialized County programs (e.g., development, archives) and can include supervising staff, volunteers and temporary employees.

Normal Working Hours:  Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 4:00pm; may be required to work evenings and weekends.  An alternative work schedule or a telework day may be available after a successful probationary period and with supervisor approval.

Posted until filled.


Plans, develops, coordinates, interprets, implements, administers, schedules and evaluates programs and program activities (i.e.:  Greene County’s Business Retention and Expansion (B.R.E.) Program); identifies industry-specific business contacts with which to establish and develop relationships; supports economic development, community development and educational partners at all levels; reviews Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) applications; identifies business growth opportunities; targets industries key to Greene County’s B.R.E. Program; attends B.R.E./Regional Training (R.T.) events; leads in the development, implementation and administration of key projects related to the County’s economic development strategy; provides project support and resource information; engages in follow-up and on-going, project-related communication; prepares responses to project requests, businesses and other organizational inquiries; provides expertise on program issues; determines best practices;  monitors and evaluates programs and makes required changes; investigates problems to resolve program-related issues; enforces program policies and procedures.

Utilizes Economic Development Incentive (E.D.I) software to assist in the development, alignment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of short and long-range economic development strategies in conjunction with the Economic Development Plan; researches grant opportunities; develops, prepares grant applications; administers grant programs to ensure compliance; evaluates bench-mark progress; identifies solutions to address strategic problems; administers various incentive programs on behalf of the Community Improvement Corporation (C.I.C.); coordinates incentive program projects; utilizes Economic Impact Score Software (E.I.S.S.) to gather data, determine economic impact, tax incentives, break-even point, return on investment, debt to income ratio and economic impact of incentive programs; analyses E.I.S.S. data; presents analysis, terms, conditions and recommendations to the appropriate authority; negotiates economic development agreements with individual businesses.

Directs the implementation of marketing and communication strategies; prepares and maintains a wide variety of related documents such as reports, newsletters, attendance sheets, records and informational materials; promotes business community partnerships; represents the department on Boards, committees and other professional organizations as assigned; develops an agency brand and helps to oversee the department’s website designs; disseminates information via various presentation types on behalf of the Business and Workforce Development Divisions of the office.

Leads in the research, development, implementation and administration of key departmental & County projects related to the economic development strategy; presents program materials and information to other agencies and the public; identifies, creates, and presents various incentive programs housed within the Department of Development; participates in or facilitates related committees, groups and meetings.

Serves as a liaison between the program and other departments, agencies, organizations and the general public, County staff, local businesses and other related organizations; may occasionally step in to present meeting agenda and information in the Senior Manager’s or Director’s absence; performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned; supervises program volunteers and/or permanent and temporary staff (e.g. work assignments, monitors performance).    

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of core coursework for Bachelor's Degree in a field related to the program assigned (e.g., public administration, planning/urban development, marketing/communications, real estate); 24 mos. of related experience (e.g., public administration, planning/urban development, marketing/communications, real estate); valid Ohio Driver’s License.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above may be substituted for education and/or experience required.  Education and Experience may not be substituted for mandated licensure/certification.

Supplemental Information

Predictable and regular attendance is required.

Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently.  

Incumbents may be subjected to travel and inclement weather.

While Ohio has approved medical and recreational marijuana, the law does not require employers to permit or accommodate an employee’s use, possession, or distribution of marijuana.  Greene County is a drug-free workplace. Employees are required to comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws regarding drug-free workplaces and while working for the County, will be required to follow the County’s drug-free workplace policy. Employees cannot work under the influence of, purchase, transfer, sell, manufacture, deliver, dispense, use, or possess illegal drugs, alcohol, marijuana (medical or recreational), or misuse/abuse prescription drugs in any way.

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