The City of Salt Lake is currently looking for a Deputy Director of Economic Development to fill a dynamic role essential to the city. The Deputy Director will help lead the implementation of the economic, business development, and arts strategy strategies to support the City. This role will also manage initiatives and programs aimed to expand the city’s tax base, maintain stability, and support growth of diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic neighborhood economies, artists, arts organization, and create opportunity for local entrepreneurs.
Our City is a place where residents and visitors can live, work, play, and do business free from discrimination, and be treated with tolerance and respect. We are committed to providing universal access and opportunity to all. As a City, we value accessibility in all aspects of our community, from access to public amenities and events, to healthy food, housing, employment, education, and recreation. In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Salt Lake City works to ensure that people with disabilities have access to City programs, services, activities, and facilities. Salt Lake City is a place for opportunity. Using the Opportunity Index as a measure of our success overtime, we will strive to provide our citizens with ample opportunity to improve their quality of life through access to quality education, employment, housing, and community resources. We will strive to eliminate concentrated areas of poverty to improve overall quality of life and opportunity for all of our residents. The Department of Economic Development is dedicated to hiring candidates that contribute to these equity focused values.
This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.
The position includes a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about our benefits here: Salt Lake City Benefits.
This position is open until filled. First application review will begin on February 18, 2021.