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Vice President, Economic Development
Department: Economic Development
Job Grade: Grade 4
Status: Exempt (Salary)
Supervisor: President & CEO
Location: Chamber Headquarters
Position Reports To: President & CEO
Position Supervises: Economic Development Senior Project Manager, Economic Development Project Manager, Economic Development Research & Data Coordinator
Position Purpose: Under minimal supervision, responsible for: regional existing industry relations, expansion activities and workforce development efforts.
Essential Functions and Basic Duties:
Training and Experience:
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Physical Activities and Requirements of the Position:
Finger Dexterity: Using fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
Talking: Must frequently convey detailed or important information, instructions, or ideas accurately, easily audible, and quickly.
Average hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
Repetitive Motions: Movements frequently and regularly require using the wrists, hand, and/or fingers.
Average Visual Abilities: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery.
Physical Strength: Combination of sitting, standing and moving around the office and the community at large. Ability to move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Working Conditions: Work performed in an office environment which can be moderately noisy. Many days involve sitting for long periods of time at a desk or workstation. Regular and prolonged work looking at a computer screen. Work can be stressful and pressured by deadlines. Work week may occasionally exceed 40 hours.
Mental Activities and Requirements of the Position:
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and to deal with problem involving variables.
Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing two digit numbers; to perform complex mathematical calculations; to perform the four basic arithmetic operations with money; to perform operations involving allocations.
Language Ability: Ability of average to above-average vocabulary and to read at an average rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries and other references and resources for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and use of adjective and adverbs. Ability to communicate in complex sentences; using normal word order with present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.
Intent and Function of the Job Description
Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system.
All descriptions contain only essential functions. Basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to the position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the job. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the employer.
This job description is not intended as and does not create an employment contract. The employer maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated at any time for any reason not prohibited by law.
The Bowling Green Area Chamber reserves the right to revise this Position Description as it deems necessary.
Please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to Meredith Rozanski, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.