The Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County, Virginia (Halifax IDA) is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Executive Director, the chief administrative officer responsible for directing operations, programs and projects of the Halifax IDA.
Qualifications, Education & Experience The following education and experience factors are the expected qualifications for successful performance: • A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Public Administration, Planning or a related field; experience equivalent to a master’s degree may be considered. • Three to five years of successful leadership at a senior executive level in an economic development organization with comparable responsibilities; possessing a broad skill set appropriate to the breadth of IDA operations. Experience in Virginia as an economic development director, deputy, assistant, or senior project manager is desirable. • A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development through participation in organizations such as the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA); designation or progress toward designation as Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is desirable. • A record of being an active member of the community, through participation in local service organizations and volunteer activities. • Any combination of education and experience that qualifies an applicant may be considered in lieu of the more specific criteria listed above.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume, with salary history and professional references, to The Berkley Group via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. While the position is open until filled, review of candidates will begin May 20, 2019. Inquiries relating to the Executive Director position may be directed to:
Kimball Payne The Berkley Group P.O. Box 181 Bridgewater, Virginia 22812 Email: email@example.com Mobile: (434) 444-3662
About Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County, Virginia
The Mission of The Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County, Virginia is to improve Halifax Co., Virginia through increased employment and economic growth. We will achieve this by retaining and expanding our current businesses and attracting new businesses through expansion and improvements of business critical location factors and our community at large.
Our bywords - Brighter, Bolder, Business – convey who we are, what we do, and those businesses and industries for whom we are a good fit. Halifax has positioned itself well to meet the needs of its current and target industry sectors through 30 years of effective planning and implementation of Land acquisition and management, Labor training and education and Capital incentive programs and offsets.
The IDA attracts and cultivates business and industry through a comprehensive network of partners and community assets. Halifax County has established assets important to existing or prospective businesses that can offset a portion of their capital costs depending on where they are in their business cycle. Click here to learn more about our Assets.
The Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County, established in ...1971, is a separately chartered political subdivision of the Commonwealth, allowing us to act with exceptional speed and agility, similar to our most successful businesses.