Economic Development Coordinator

City of St. Charles, IL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Division Manager
  • Salary: $61,000 - $87,000. Starting salary commensurate with experience.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 32,974
  • Where: 2 E Main StnCity Hall, St Charles, IL
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Nov 19 2018

Deadline: Dec 16 2018

Apply online and see detailed job description at no later than December 16, 2018. Please thoroughly complete the online employment application. Resumes should be uploaded in the online application system. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4446. The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The City of St. Charles, IL, is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Development Coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating all economic development functions for the City of St. Charles. Reporting to the Director of Community & Economic Development, the primary emphasis of this position is to enhance the economic vitality of the City through implementation and administration of programs, initiatives, and economic incentives to attract new businesses and encourage expansion and retention of existing businesses.

The City is seeking applicants with 3-5 years of relevant experience (preferably in a municipality or similar organization). Bachelor’s degree in Economic Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Urban Planning, related field required (Master’s degree preferred). Certification with the International Economic Development Council (CECD) or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) a plus. Applicants must possess the ability to exercise independent professional judgment, analyzing problems, making decisions, and recommending solutions. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and ability to learn additional software expected. Evening meeting attendance required. Salary Range: $61,000 - $87,000 with starting salary commensurate with experience.

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