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CT- Executive Director of Business and Community Development

  • 1.  CT- Executive Director of Business and Community Development

    Posted 01-22-2021 03:18 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 01-22-2021 03:18 PM
    Who We Are
    The State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is the state's lead agency responsible for strengthening Connecticut's competitive position in the rapidly changing, knowledge-based global economy.
    The agency takes a comprehensive approach to economic development that incorporates community development, transportation, education, and arts and culture. 
    The Role
    DECD is excitedly seeking an Executive Director of Business and Community Development (Business Development Administrator). Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner and COO/CFO, the Executive Director will be a senior manager with direct management responsibility for public investments in the areas of Business Incentives, Workforce Development, Capital Projects, Brownfields, Strategic partnerships, and community development more broadly. 
    As Executive Director you will have the opportunity to have a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation, use strong problem solving skills and ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making, understanding of and familiarity with public sector processes, identify, structure, and negotiate economic development deals and public-private partnerships, experience working with developers, municipal leaders, and  investors, Portfolio and client management, have experience with negotiating complex deals.  
    This position is located in Hartford, CT with regular travel around the state. This is a full-time position with a minimum 40 hour work week.

    For more information, visit us by clicking the link: Executive Director of Business and Community Development

    Raisa Capellan
    Human Resources Specialist
    State of Connecticut
    Hartford CT