North County Job Opportunities

1/15/2021

Delmar Gardens North

Delmar Gardens is seeking to fill the following positions:

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
  • Level 1 Medication Aide (LIMA)
  • Early Childhood Educators (PT w/potential for FT)
  • Emergency Medicine Assistant Medical Director
  • Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant
  • Hospitalist Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Swing Shift
  • Anesthesiologist

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1/6/2021

STL Partnership
Accountant

THE POSITION
The Accountant shall be responsible for preparation of work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. They will examine a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures, and are classified and recorded according to governmental accounting standards. In  addition, they will be responsible for review and accuracy of cash receipts and disbursements transactions – including payroll.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual work papers; to include reconciliations and analysis of general ledger accounts that provide the work papers for the annual financial statements and interim reports.
  • Provides accounting support to programmatic divisions of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
  • Ensures financial transactions comply with organizational policies and procedures, in addition to federal and state policies and procedures.
  • Review disbursement transactions, payroll, and invoices, prior to entry into accounting system.
  • Maintains fixed asset records, provides for annual depreciation as applicable, and completes annual physical inventory. Prepares documents to provide for disposal of assets.
  • Processes and records payroll.
  • Prepares cash/check deposits and related accounting entries.
  • Prepares and processes cash disbursements.
  • Data entry into the accounting system.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration, with a concentration in accounting

EXPERIENCE: Two to Four years of progressive experience (non-profit or governmental industry desired). Must have experience working with GASB (required).

THE REWARD
Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary, and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply at: https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://main.stlpartnership.com.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. The organization considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran
status, or any other legally protected status.


12/16/2020

City of Bellefontaine Neighbors
City Administrator

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12/16/2020

Jennings School District
Superintendent of Schools

The Jennings School District seeks an outstanding educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools and invites qualified and interested candidates to apply. The Search Committee’s goal is to have the new superintendent assume responsibilities of the superintendency on or about July 1, 2021.

JENNINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT
The district serves approximately 2,500 PK-12 students at 8 schools — Fairview Primary, Fairview Intermediate, Northview Elementary, Woodland Elementary, Hanrahan Elementary, Johnson Jennings Junior High School and Jennings Senior High, and Jennings Education Training School (JETS), which is a K-12 alternative school. The new superintendent will work with educators and community members to create an environment that builds on the current success and promotes a continued commitment to student learning and system wide success.

The mission of Jennings School District is to ensure that each student develops a passion for learning through challenging curricula: rigorous academic standards; innovative stimulating educational environments and a passion that education is a lifelong pursuit. The district strives to provide for the diverse needs, interests, and abilities of all students, and staff members are accountable for maintaining an environment that promotes the total growth and development of each learner. Providing real-world opportunities for students, continuous improvement among professionals, and building strong partnerships with families and the community are an essential part of the Jennings Warrior Way.

ABOUT THE AREA
Jennings School District has a long and distinguished history, extending back over 125 years to 1871. The Jennings School District is located primarily in North St. Louis County and is adjacent to and serves a small portion of the City of St. Louis
and Ferguson, Missouri. It is composed of three small townships, Jennings, Country Club Hills, and Flordell Hills, with a total population of approximately 20,000.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Qualified candidates, at minimum, are expected to meet the following general performance standards for a superintendent:

  • Demonstrate leadership through empowering and inspiring others within the organization, by visioning, and shaping a positive and productive school and district culture;
  • Work effectively with the board to formulate district policy, define mutual expectations of personnel performance, and demonstrate effective district governance to all staff, students and the community at large;
  • Establish and sustain effective communications with the board, students, staff, parents and the community as a media and responding to community feedback;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data for decision-making and to provide recommendations to the board for effective and efficient allocation of district resources;
  • Possess knowledge about and ability to promote effective teaching techniques throughout the district and to facilitate use of instructional resources to maximize student achievement for all students;
  • Demonstrate skills in developing and implementing up-to-date staff performance evaluation systems and applying ethical, contractual and legal requirements for personnel selection, development, retention, promotion and dismissal;
  • Strong financial, school funding, bonds, tax levy, and managerial background;
  • Gain or have experience in managing a foundation and fund-raising;
  • Extensive instructional leadership, curriculum/instruction experience;
  • Very knowledgeable in Missouri law, DESE, and reform issues;
  • Understand and model appropriate value systems, ethics, and moral leadership and exhibit multicultural and ethnic acumen, coordinating with social and human services, as appropriate, to help students grow and develop;
  • Lead, collaborate, and provide technical assistance to the board and stakeholder regarding labor relationship negotiations, contracts effectively, while keeping abreast of legislative changes affecting the district, region, and state;
  • Maintain attention on the attainment of district mission and goals, as adopted by the board, report progress toward goal attainment on a regular and periodic basis.

CONTRACT PROVISIONS
Jennings School District expects to offer the successful candidate a three-year employment contract based on a compensation package commensurate with the new superintendent’s qualifications, credentials, and experience. Provisions of the contract will be competitive for the region.

  • Jennings School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Completed application packets are comprised of the following:
  • Cover letter outlining qualifications for position and interest in this specific position.
  • Copy of updated, complete resume which includes a chronology of work history and educational background and a preferred email address and phone contact.
  • Philosophies of Leadership, Education, and Management (no more than one page each).
  • Copy of Missouri Superintendent certification or evidence of eligibility.
  • Copies of transcripts for all degrees held from all granting colleges/universities. (Finalist candidates will be required to supply official transcripts.)
  • Three signed letters of reference from current or former employers and professional contacts. (Please limit reference letters to three letters written within the past year.)

Application packets are due via email to Board’s Secretary, Mrs. Yolanda Elkins, by 2 p.m. on January 25, 2021.

Applications MUST be submitted as ONE PDF file and emailed to elkinsy@jenningsk12.us
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is selected, but no later than the deadline above. All inquiries related to the open position should be addressed to the Board and directed to: Mrs. Yolanda Elkins (314-653-8003 or elkinsy@jenningsk12.us). Responses may be provided by email.


12/7/2020

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of St. Louis
St. Francis Community Services
Case Manager, Pathways to Progress

Pathways to Progress is an innovative, community-based family strengthening program that provides long-term (two to four years), intensive case management to families living in poverty. We connect clients to resources to build on their strengths, develop new skills, and address barriers to financial stability. Low caseloads of 10-12 households per case manager allow us to provide the kind of personal, individualized support that transforms lives. The program’s goal is to strengthen our community by creating a pathway for families to increase their ability to live safe, productive and sustainable lives; to educate and empower families to make effective decisions that positively impact their future; and to advocate for systemic and progressive change.

Pathways to Progress began as a pilot program serving several North St. Louis County zip codes. In 2019, we expanded to serve all of north St. Louis County, and we are growing again in 2020, this time into north St. Louis City!

This exciting initiative is a collaborative project of Catholic Charities of St. Louis and St. Francis Community Services.

Position Summary:
The Case Manager will conduct comprehensive intakes and assessments of clients’ needs; work collaboratively with clients to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate individualized service plans; connect each client to the appropriate community support services while also using agencies internal resources to eliminate barriers; and motivate and empower clients to achieve goals set in the service plan. Case Managers are employees of St. Francis Community Services, which operates the program.

Qualifications:
Demonstrable passion for the mission of Catholic Charities of St. Louis and St. Francis Community Services; has a graduate degree or bachelor’s degree with some advanced educational training, preferably in Social Work, Human Services, Education, or related curriculum; demonstrated commitment to, and experience in, working with low-income individuals/families struggling with social and economic challenges; strong case management skills with a diverse client base; able to handle and prioritize multiple projects.

Full benefits, including first day medical, paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays, pension plan, continuing education opportunities, and more!

To Apply, send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to Les Lexow, Senior Director Human Resources at llexow@ccstl.org.

EOE

As a member of the Federation of Catholic Charities of St. Louis, and practicing the teaching, compassion, and love of Jesus Christ, St. Francis Community Services walks with our vulnerable neighbors to create opportunities, to build resiliency, and to advocate for justice.


12/7/2020

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Loan Portfolio Manager

THE POSITION
The Loan Portfolio Manager will be responsible for performing professional work of marked difficulty in managing program loans. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) servicing the existing loan portfolio, liquidation of loans, engaging in frequent contact with clients or their representatives to discuss personal and business finance matters occasionally of a sensitive nature, independent decision
making in the analysis of servicing requests where errors could result in potential program loss and completing reports for internal and external users.

Job Functions:

  • Manages existing loan portfolio by monitoring the collection of financial statements, insurance certificates, and other documentation required by the loan documents; grades or supervises the grading of financial statements; processes collateral change requests; monitors monthly
    payments and delinquent borrower activity; make calls regarding collections; manages problem loans and liquidations; prepares amortization schedules and loan status reports for presentation to the board.
  • Tracks renewal of UCC financing statements as required by individual loans; prepares continuations and filings of said financing statements with respective recording offices; monitors tickler system.
  • Schedules loan payoffs (in the case of SBA 504 loans) and prepares collateral release documents for loans that have prepaid or matured; sends the recorded collateral release documents to the former borrower.
  • Engages in customer service by talking with borrowers or their representative (e.g. bankers, attorneys, accountants) about their existing loan, manages issues regarding existing loans, and making site visits, as needed.
  • Monitors internal guidelines, policies and procedures; updates systems as necessary and disseminates information to appropriate parties.
  • Manages the Borrowers database in Ventures and Microsoft Access, creates queries and reports; enters data into the database.
  • Uses Ventures software to monitor borrower compliance.
  • Prepares the Semi-annual report for the Metropolitan Loan Program for submission to EDA.
  • Prepares the SBA annual report.
  • Completes the Accredited Lender Program (ALP) documentation for the SBA.
  • Prepares the monthly Loan Status Report for the Small Business Relief Program.
  • Assists with boards, such as the Industrial Development Authority (IDA), as needed.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with major course work in business, finance, accounting, commercial lending, or a closely related field.

Experience:

  • At least three to five years of related work experience, including
  • Knowledge of SBA 504 loan programs, as well as some other commercial and specialty loan programs (EDA, CDBG, etc.).

Knowledge of:

  • Economic, financial, and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Policies, practices, and procedures involved in the administration of Small Business Administration loans and other commercial loans.
  • Practices involved in banking and real estate transactions and associated legal documentation.
  • Laws and regulations governing finance programs.
  • Relevant legal terminology encountered in the course of work.
  • Modern office practices and procedures, equipment, and systems.

Ability to:

  • Communicate strongly both orally and in writing.
  • Attend to details, calculate numerical formulas, and verify accuracy of amounts and calculations.
  • Read and interpret financial statements and credit bureau reports.
  • Organize and prioritize to ensure effective workflow and response to deadlines.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written materials.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with borrowers, Small Business Administration personnel, bankers, accountants, attorneys, title company personnel, board members, staff, and the public.
  • Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Perform and accomplish requirements of the job using appropriate general office equipment (i.e. fax machine, copy machine, calculator, multi-function telephone).
  • Use basic computer word processing and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint applications).
  • Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Perform light physical work exerting up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis; perform such activities as fingering, grasping, lifting, reaching, crouching and repetitive tasks.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: A strong passion for equitable economic development, helping businesses, creating employment, and positively changing communities. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com


12/3/2020

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Human Resources Assistant

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for administrative support for the HR department. Duties include (but are not limited to): reviewing and processing confidential information and documents; interpretation of policies and procedures; data entry; processing time and attendance for payroll; actively looking for ways to help SLEDP team members; and assists with all benefit functions.

Job Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Human Resources department and other STL Partnership executives as needed; assists with scheduling of meetings, appointments, event planning functions, seminars, business networking events, interviews, etc.
  • Serve as an additional liaison for SLEDP staff, while providing outstanding customer service to all employees. Always actively looking for ways to help SLEDP team members.
  • Develop and maintain a complex and confidential HR filing systems (electronically and hard copy), including benefits and other confidential matters. This also includes developing and maintaining electronic forms for the HR department.
  • Process, verify, and maintain personnel related documentation including: addresses, staffing, recruitment, training, employee relation issues, performance evaluations, classifications, and employee leaves of absence.
  • Explain company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants, as needed.
  • Help in administering employee benefit programs and worker’s compensation plans, as needed.
  • Answer questions regarding benefits and other pertinent information.
  • Provide information to employees regarding retirement plans and assists in the support of the day to day activities and administration of the plan.
  • Responsible for making sure the employees are notified of their eligibility for the retirement plans.
  • Assist with ensuring that the company complies with federal laws concerning the retirement plans.
  • Manage the employee parking at SLEDP by adding and terminating new employees in the parking system.
  • Maintain all employee benefit databases to aid in the processing of benefit invoices.
  • Process all benefit invoices that are submitted to SLEDP.
  • Prepare and set up for new employee orientations, as well as process hiring-related paperwork.
  • Prepare and maintain personnel records for each employee, ensuring consistency in all company records.
  • Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
  • Search employee files to obtain information for authorized persons and organizations, such as credit bureaus, finance companies, legal requests, etc.
  • Compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining to personnel activities.
  • Arrange for advertising or posting of job vacancies.
  • Review HRIS system for compliance and accuracy in employee time and attendance and employee benefits.
  • Assist with budget preparation, including revenue and expenditure plans, and the explanation of actual-to-budget variances. Processes contracts, purchase orders, vendor invoices, petty cash requests, and related collection responsibilities.
  • Ensure compliance with processes when purchasing products, supplies, or services, or entering into agreements. Prepare and handle expense reports and other designated support activities.
  • Participate as a member of selection committees for new and existing vendors (relevant to the HR department).
  • Assist the HR department in organizational-wide administrative duties such as, cleaning the breakroom daily, collecting the mail, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

Education: Associates degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in Human Resources, Business Administration, or another related field

Experience:

  1. 2-5 years of progressively more responsible related work experience, including assisting human resource professionals.
  2. Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders in/outside of organization.

Knowledge of:

  1. Human resources practices and laws.
  2. Principles and practices of benefits administration.
  3. Advanced computer word processing, presentation. and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Access/Excel applications).
  4. Modern administrative and clerical procedures such as filing and records management systems, business terminology and equipment.
  5. Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to:

  1. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  2. Communicate effectively with managers, co-workers, businesspersons, and the public, both orally and in writing, and maintain effective working relationships therewith.
  3. Type at least 50 words per minute.
  4. Manage multiple tasks and work independently within tight deadlines.
  5. Think and act independently and problem-solve creatively within a range of established guidelines.
  6. Perform and accomplish requirements of the job using appropriate general office equipment and software.
  7. Use advanced computer word processing, presentation. and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Access/Excel applications).
  8. Use and set up equipment needed for presentations (i.e., projector, laptop computer, etc.).
  9. Present self in a professional manner and appearance.
  10. Comprehend and make inferences from written materials.
  11. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.
  12. Attend to details, calculate numerical formulas, and verify accuracy of amounts.
  13. Perform light to moderate physical work; perform such activities as grasping, lifting, reaching, crouching and repetitive tasks.
  14. Assist with front desk relief duty as defined.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. The employee’s central functions are conducted in a climate-controlled office.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: A strong passion for economic development, helping businesses, creating employment, and positively changing communities. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong
relationship builder and self-motivated. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com


11/21/2020

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Vice President of Equitable Community Development

THE POSITION
The Vice President of Equitable Community Development identifies and directs strategic redevelopment activities. This position is responsible for building relationships to achieve equitable economic development plans and is active in Local, State, and Federal organizations; collaborates with officials, business leaders, and citizens on equitable community, economic, business, and workforce development initiatives; serves as an advocate for businesses and communities to identify and resolve equitable
economic development impediments; and will advise and lead the development and delivery of policy, strategy, and outcomes for the St. Louis City and County Promise Zone.

Job Functions:

  • Liaises with community based and economic development organizations. Attends meetings and serves on committees and boards as needed. Builds relationships with and is actively involved in Local, State, and Federal organizations, including primary stakeholders in the Promise Zone.
  • Partners and facilitates with community redevelopment activities by providing technical assistance to county municipalities and other agencies, overseeing property acquisition through negotiation and/or eminent domain, supervising construction activity, procuring consultant services, developing programming requirements, plans, and specifications, and supervising the bidding process and award of contracts.
  • Collaborates with officials, business leaders, and citizens on equitable community, economic, business, and workforce development initiatives.
  • Meets with government, business, community leaders, and individuals to identify problems and develop solutions, monitors and reports status of the department’s activities.
  • Builds relationships with and is actively involved in local, state, and national organizations.
  • Provides technical assistance and serves as an advocate for businesses and communities to identify and resolve equitable economic development impediments.
  • Coordinates and promotes equitable community, economic, and workforce development groups.
  • Provides support to a county-wide team focused on redevelopment strategies or areas of the Promise Zone.
  • Oversee the implementation of the St. Louis City and County Promise Zone goals through the established Governance Structure, including management of the six (6) thematic committees: increasing economic activity, improving workforce readiness, developing sustainable communities, improving educational outcomes, improving health and wellness, and reducing serious and violent crimes.
  • Develop, manage, and implement an effective communications program for various audiences, large and small, that have an interest in the success of the Promise Zone, including traditional and social media outlets.
  • Develop, manage, and implement a strategic and efficient process for engaging grant seeking non-profit organizations that wish to procure Promise Zone endorsement.
  • With guidance from the Executive Committee, develop a comprehensive set of metrics that will measure progress against goals over the life of the Promise Zone designation.
  • Lead, through an inter-organizational Data Committee, an effort to capture the variety of federal dollars, from the twelve (12) federal agencies that have partnered with HUD in support of the Promise Zone that flow into the targeted area, and develop a methodology to better leverage those funds.
  • Collaborates with regional partners on Opportunity Zone initiatives.
  • Develop methods to leverage public and private resources, including foundations and philanthropic organizations. Engages public agencies and private sectors to plan, develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate projects, initiatives, and programs.
  • Supervises the department to achieve goals, along with leading and developing a team. Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, as well as trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff.
  • Reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long-range departmental plans.
  • Gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports, and recommendations.
  • Develops, administers/monitors, or evaluates economic and community development programs, grants, and/or contracts for compliance, effectiveness, and timeliness.
  • Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget. Performs cost control activities: monitors department revenues and expenditures to ensure sound fiscal control.
  • Prepares annual budgets for the department.
  • Engages in public relations and marketing activities to promote SLEDP and its ongoing development activities, events, and projects.
  • Manages design, procurement, and construction of complex commercial, residential, and infrastructure projects including all project participants (consultants, architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors).
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope
    of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited college or university in public administration, community real estate development, urban planning, business, economics, or related field.

Experience:

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of increasingly responsible positions in economic and community development.
  • Substantial experience working, interacting, and influencing business, civic, community leaders and other key stakeholders at the national, state, and local level.
  • Skilled in working with a diverse range of people from a variety of socio-economic levels and building consensus around a common set of goals and outcomes.
  • Experience working in complex environments and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven experience in facilitating and managing real estate development projects.

Knowledge of:

  1. Principles and practices of urban planning, community real estate development, economic and workforce development, economic justice, and public policy.
  2. Relevant legal terminology encountered in the course of work.

Ability to:

  1. Communicate strongly both orally and in writing; ability to speak publicly (e.g., small groups).
  2. Organize and prioritize to ensure effective workflow and response to deadlines.
  3. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, attorneys, personnel, board members, staff, and the general public.
  4. Use basic computer word processing and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint applications).
  5. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: A strong passion for equitable economic development, helping businesses, creating employment, and positively changing communities. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com


11/21/2020

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Community Development Project Manager

THE POSITION
The Community Development Project Manager serves as a liaison between businesses, community groups, and residents across the St. Louis region. The Community Development Project Manager oversees redevelopment activities of SLEDP in the St. Louis region, including redevelopment projects in conjunction with community partners.

Job Functions:

  • Represents SLEDP on committees and at project-related events. Provides technical assistance.
  • Participates at a local level on committees focused on similar development activities and provides County support to municipalities, staff, residents, and others. Attends business associations, neighborhood and community meetings, or other business functions as appropriate to establish relationships.
  • Interfaces with representatives of the County, municipalities, and other organizations/agencies to determine sites/areas appropriate for redevelopment. Coordinates and participates in meetings with municipal officials, staff, and residents to develop projects and secure the required approvals. Serves as community liaison of SLEDP.
  • Assists in the organization and continuance of business associations in selected areas. Works with business associations to provide guidance and implementation of marketing/advertising efforts.
  • Facilitates the attraction, retention, and expansion of Main Street businesses.
  • Identifies funding sources, prepares and edits grant applications for a range of federal, state, and private funding sources. Secures all necessary approvals and required documentation utilizing agencies or outside protocols.
  • Responsible for projects being managed. Ensures procurement in compliance with funder requirements and organization requirement, submits progress reports, monitors funds, and processes payment and change-order requests.
  • Works in conjunction with the Departments of Planning, the Offices of Community Development, and municipalities to plan redevelopment activities. Prepares necessary
    documentation and oversees the process for designation of sites and areas for redevelopment.
  • Coordinates redevelopment activities with other agencies and organizations working within the municipality in which the project is located. This includes working closely with the Vice President of the department and other departments, as needed.
  • Assists property and business owners with permitting, zoning, physical improvement projects, and other regulatory issues. Coordinates with appropriate departments to ensure district compliance to applicable building codes, design standards, redevelopment, zoning, signage, health, and safety ordinances.
  • Works Closely with the VP of the department, and other departments as needed, in all aspects of the contracting process to secure project consultant services, if needed.
  • Acts as a liaison between various groups, boards, agencies, businesses, developers, commercial brokers, and SLEDP. Participate with community involvement meeting needs and manage projects.
  • Develop strategy for neighborhood planning and public improvements to include independent studies, comprehensive plans, and implementation resources in partnership with the community.
  • Identifies and assists in formulating plans to address issues in challenging areas.
  • Creates and participates on community committees and task forces, where needed, to support long-term community and economic development projects.
  • Must be able to balance multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities, while maintaining a timeline for completion.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business, public administration/policy, planning, real estate, economic development or community development, or a related field.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in the public or private sector, in a leadership or project management position, or equivalent private sector consulting experience. Local government experience e.g. city management, economic development leadership, community planning leadership, is preferred.
  • Possesses outstanding written and oral presentations and project management skills.
  • Motivated and able to work with a variety of community groups, government agencies, community leaders, developers, civic organizations, strategic partners, and business owners.
  • Possess outstanding written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of grant writing, government financial planning, creative financing techniques, and the ability to develop a diversified network of funding organizations.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: A strong passion for economic development, helping businesses, creating employment, and positively changing communities. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD
Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com


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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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