Director of Economic Development- City of Ennis, Texas

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Ennis, Texas, located in Ellis County, truly epitomizes everything Texas. Known as the “The Bluebonnet Spirit of Texas,” Ennis is a thriving business- and family-friendly community of nearly 20,000. Covering 32.75 square miles, Ennis is located just 30 minutes south of Dallas and has the heart of a small town with the energy of a city ten times the size.

The City of Ennis seeks a servant leader of high integrity to serve as its next Director of Economic Development. The selected individual will be a “hands-on” economic development professional who works closely with a dedicated and talented Economic Development Team, and is passionate about being a part of a growing and dynamic community.

The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in economic development, public administration, business administration, marketing, or a closely related field; a master’s degree is preferred. CEcD, PCED, or EDFP certification is desirable. This position requires a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in economic development or closely related field. Residency is strongly desired, but not required.

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For more information on this position contact:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources