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The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is hiring for the following State of Michigan position:
Job Title and Level: Departmental Analyst 9-12 (Main Street Specialist)
City/County: Field-Based (Statewide)
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Pay Grade and Annual Salary: $20.88 – $36.66 Hourly
Brief Job Description:
At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as a Main Street Specialist.
This position will serve as the Michigan Main Street (MMS) Program specialist for the Economic Vitality component of the Main Street Four-Point Approach and report directly to the MMS Manager. As the recognized resource for the Economic Vitality component of the MMS Program, this position will provide professional and technical assistance, resources, and services to the local MMS Communities including the Engaged, Select, and Master Levels.
This position will assist in the development of the MMS Program by developing strategies which result in community-based development for revitalization of traditional commercial districts and will work with other MMS Program staff and develop internal documents, principles, capacity, and policies of the MMS Program. This position assists with MMS and non-MMS Program activities that will include, but are not limited to, market data interpretation, recruitment primer/test, downtown development services, property/business owner assistance (financial resources, strategic use of space, new uses, and design service implementation), baseline assessments visits, accreditation evaluations, and other duties as assigned. Position requires extensive travel and extended hours past normal 8-5.
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for the MEDC, and we are taking steps to ensure that safety. Our offices are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID-19 response. To learn more about MEDC’s overall COVID-19 response efforts supporting Michigan businesses and communities, please visit http://www.michiganbusiness.org/covid19response/.
Business Unit: Community Development; Michigan Main Street
Supervisor: Laura Krizov; Manager, Michigan Main Street
Minimum Education Required:
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.
Bachelor of Public Administration, Finance, Community Development/Planning, Economic Development, Business Operations, Businesses or related degree preferred.
Minimum Experience Required:
Departmental Analyst 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Departmental Analyst 10
One year of professional experience.
Departmental Analyst P11
Two years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the intermediate (10) level in state service.
Departmental Analyst 12
Three years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the experienced (P11) level in state service.
A minimum of three years of experience in community, downtown or economic development, business consulting, small business operations, business retention and recruitment, planning, or local government related activity strongly preferred.
How to Apply:
If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in joining our team, please click on the link below and follow the NEOGOV instructions.
Deadline for Response: Oct 5, 2021