The REGION 8 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT- FOR ALAMOSA, CONEJOS, COSTILLA, MINERAL, RIO GRANDE & SAGUACHE COUNTIES OF SOUTHCENTRAL COLORADO is actively seeking an Executive Director to report directly to the Executive Board of the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group Inc.
The Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all activities and staff of the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group, Inc. (SLVDRG) and the Region 8 Economic Development District of South Central Colorado.
This includes carrying out the mission statement of the Organization. Responsibilities also include managing the Economic Development Administration’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the San Luis Valley (SLVCEDS), the district’s work plans, budgets, the administration of revolving loan funds and the Colorado State Enterprise Zone program. The Executive Director is also responsible for managing the San Luis Valley Council of Governments (SLVCOG) and maintaining the corporate office of the Organization through positive community relations and adhering to all requirements for maintaining this Federally recognized 501 (c) (3) and quasi-governmental Colorado Non-Profit Organization.
The skill and knowledge requirements for the position include the need for a significant degree of experience related to economic development, community development, finance and business development with proven verbal and written skills. This person also needs experience in office and personnel management and administration. This person will need to work well with numerous government officials, business’, non-profit organizations and citizen based initiatives.
This position is FLSA Classification: Exempt. Applicant must be bondable. Background checks will be performed
The mission of the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group is to promote and facilitate economic and community development programs which will create jobs, improve income, and maintain quality of life in the San Luis Valley.
Please send your resume and letter of interest to: Michael Wisdom, SLVDRG Executive Director, 610 State Ave., Suite 200, Alamosa, CO 81101 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are accepting applications immediately – this position will remain open until filled.