Director of Economic Development – City of Lowell

The City of Lowell is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Director of Economic Development in the Department of Planning and Development.

This position reports to the Assistant City Manager; Director of Planning & Development; Deputy Director, Div. of Planning & Development  and prepares and implements overall economic development strategy and agenda for the City in cooperation with other staff; Utilizes contemporary and innovative economic development tools to conduct business retention and recruitment efforts that promote economic diversification and job growth.  Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Degree must be in Business, Economics, Community Development or related area.  Experience must include substantial experience with finance, management of publicly-funded programs, some experience at local level and at least three (3) years in management of programs and personnel.  Salary range: $90,063.48 to $96,166.20 annually.  A full description is available on the City of Lowell website https://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to City of Lowell, Human Relations Office, Mary Callery- HR Director, Room 19, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852 by 4:00PM, June 3, 2021   EOE/AA/504 Employer.