Gonzales Economic Development Corporation (GEDC)
LOCATION: Gonzales, TX
POSITION: President/ CEO
Conveniently located one hour from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and the San Antonio International Airport, the City of Gonzales is seeking a new CEO for the Gonzales Economic Development Corporation (GEDC). The City of Gonzales is the county seat of Gonzales County, one of 14 counties located in the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas area. Superior technological resources are available in Gonzales through its inclusion in the GVTC GigaRegion, a public-private partnership that is capable of moving data as fast as the speed of light. Gonzales has a population of 7,000 and an estimated retail trade area that reaches more than 21,000.
The GEDC is a Type B corporation, is funded by a half-cent sales tax, and has an annual budget of $1 million. The CEO reports directly to the City Manager and is the liaison and administrator to the GEDC.
Bachelorâ€™s degree required. Masterâ€™s degree preferred. CEcD, PCED, and/or EDFP certification and a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience management are desired. Residency within the city limits of Gonzales is preferred. The deadline to apply for this job is July 8, 2015.
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For more information on this position, contact:
Ron Robinson, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
Date Posted: May 22, 2015