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Development Services Director – Village of Lisle
The Village is seeking highly professional, forward-thinking candidates interested in serving as its next Development Services Director. Located in DuPage County, Lisle has a nature-themed redeveloped downtown and over 1000 businesses in a variety of business districts. Home to many corporate headquarters including Navistar, Molex, and SunCoke, the community has beautiful neighborhoods, three full-service hotels, a growing local/independent restaurant scene, extensive recreational opportunities and excellent schools all just a short train ride to downtown Chicago. The community has a major commercial corridor along Ogden Avenue with access to the north/south and east/west tollways just minutes away. The new Director will report to the Village Manager and serve as a liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Village Board.
The Development Services Department is responsible for planning, zoning, code compliance, stormwater administration, engineering, and building and construction services and permit functions with a departmental budget of approximately $1 million as well as management and leadership of 7 full-time and 4 part-time employees.
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Executive Director – Clinton Regional Development Corporation
The Executive Director is responsible for leading economic development efforts in the Clinton Region, including strategic planning, investor and public relations, staff management, financial management, marketing and existing industry programs, and networking with local, regional and state governments and business leaders.
PRESIDENT – McHenry County Economic Development Corporation
McHenry County Economic Development Corporation, a private/public non-profit, is seeking a dynamic, results oriented individual to lead economic development in McHenry County, Illinois. This visionary leader must possess strong financial and political acumen, exceptional written and verbal communication skills and possess a proven track record of formulating and executing strategic plans, building consensus and growing the impact of an organization.
Key leadership activities of this role include, but are not limited to: overall budget and revenue generation responsibilities, active leadership on initiatives to expand the regional tax base, initiating and collaborating on programs that strengthen the quality and quantity of workforce and providing connections and insights that promote business development and retain existing businesses. This innovative leader will work in collaborative partnership with business and community leaders, governmental officials and numerous local and regional allies as the economic development representative for McHenry County.
Interested applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferred to be in business, economics, finance, real estate, urban regional planning or related field and have a minimum of five years of mid to senior level management experience. Strong leadership expertise and exceptional communication and people skills are required. Volunteer management/board experience and intimate knowledge of McHenry County and the State of Illinois are highly preferred. Advanced degrees – MBA and CEcD a plus.