Oxford Seeking DDA Director

Oxford Seeking DDA Director

Oxford, MI – The Oxford Downtown Development Authority (TIF) (Oxford, Michigan – population 3,634) located in Northeast Oakland County, is seeking an Executive Director for the historic Victorian downtown and district.  The DDA operates under a TIF Plan and is a designated Main Street Community under Oakland County, MI.

An undergraduate degree in a related field is preferred; and/or experience, substantial related field experience in lieu of a graduate degree will be considered; Main Street experience preferred.  The successful candidate must have knowledge of the principles and accepted practices of urban planning, redevelopment, marketing, promotion, budgeting, accounting and the Main Street Four Point Approach.  The individual must have an understanding of issues confronting businesses, property owners, public agencies and community organizations in a small village and an understanding of the affinity for local customs, traditions and virtues of small town life with rapid surrounding growth.

Candidate must have a proven record of being able to work well with a wide range of personalities, be entrepreneurial, highly motivated, energetic, creative, and capable of functioning independently in an independent situation.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000 depending on qualifications. Compensation based on 80 hours bi-weekly. Flexible schedule with evening meetings and extended or weekend hours for special events. The Oxford DDA offers a competitive compensation package. Anticipated start date is on or before May 17, 2021, or as mutually agreed upon.

Résumé and cover letter may be submitted to:  Nicole Ellsworth, Chairperson, Oxford Downtown Development Authority, 22 W. Burdick, P.O. Box 94, Oxford, MI  48371.  Or email to DDAChair@thevillageofoxford.org   Applications accepted through Friday February 26, 2021 at 5:00pm.  Further details and information available upon request via email  to DDAChair@thevillageofoxford.org.

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