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Community & Business Development Director




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Community and Business Development Director – Rocky Mount. The City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina seeks an experienced professional to fill the newly created position of Community and Business Development Director.  The department of Community and Business Development will be responsible for neighborhood rehabilitation, downtown redevelopment, business development; minority and women entrepreneurship and community revitalization. The preferred candidate will have ten years of increasingly responsible experience in community revitalization, Main Street, downtown redevelopment, major corridor redevelopment and business development, and workforce development with seven years of administrative and supervisory responsibilities over related programs.  Significant experience administering HUD programs. Significant experience in working across a wide spectrum of communities and understanding their needs, demonstrated experience in lifting the quality of life in challenging neighborhoods and leading community development projects that involved public/private partnerships, empowerment zones, New Market Tax credits or other project funding resources. Significant experience in developing and implementing policies that support local small businesses, including minority and women owned businesses. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly preferred. The salary range for the position is $88,848.64 - $133,272.98. Actual salary will depend upon qualifications. The position will be posted until filled. The first review of applications will be December 8, 2017. To apply go to the City’s website at


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