DIRECTOR OF CITY & COUNTY VITALITY
City & County of Broomfield, Colorado
Salary: $113,256 - $153,296
Broomfield, Colorado, is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, just seventeen miles northwest of Denver and nine miles south of Boulder. Home to 66,529 residents, Broomfield is an active, diverse, and connected community that has been ranked the 9th best place to live in the USA according to Money Magazine. The area is in one of the nation’s strongest metropolitan economies, offers over 300 days of sunshine each year, and is a safe, active community with strong school districts. Broomfield has taken a balanced approach to development and offers residents a careful mix of residential and commercial land use, with generous open space, parks, and natural areas.
The City & County of Broomfield features a council-manager form of government. The City Council, which also functions as the County Board of Commissioners, consists of a ten-member board with a mayor. The City Council appoints a City & County Manager to lead the organization. Under the administrative direction of the City & County Manager, the Director of City & County Vitality directs the development and implementation of policies and programs of the department, which include developing an overall vision for Broomfield's economy consistent with and supportive of the City Council's economic development goals and Broomfield's Comprehensive Plan, and Long Range Financial Plan. The position identifies opportunities and actions to support the overall vision and other programs to include workforce planning and coordinating the services with other departments/divisions, supports efforts to provide workforce and affordable housing, provides leadership and direction in developing economic development strategies, and develops and implements plans, strategies, and activities to ensure the successful implementation of the overall vision for Broomfield's economy and the successful outcomes of short and long-range economic development goals and plans.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university, and at least 7 years of relevant experience in economic vitality/development, and redevelopment that demonstrates success in working with the private sector or business community on economic development/economic vitality programs to include at least 3 years of executive level experience in economic development. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the job will be considered.
For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City & County of Broomfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 13, 2020 (open until filled).
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