Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Overland Park Chamber of Commerce - Overland Park, KS
Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Overland Park Chamber of
Commerce, Overland Park, KS
The Overland Park, KS Chamber of Commerce seeks a Senior Vice President of Economic Development to
lead the organization’s economic development initiatives, including major investments under the
Chamber’s new Opportunity NOW strategic plan. Overland Park is a suburban office market
experiencing strong economic development activity. With a population of nearly 200,000, Overland
Park’s AAA bond rating, record-setting school districts and highly educated workforce have
attracted international and regional headquarters, small businesses and high-end retail. Overland
Park is the second-largest city in the Kansas City MSA and the state of Kansas.
The ideal candidate must be results-oriented, with demonstrated success delivering commercial
investment and talent initiatives. The ideal candidate must possess skills to build and maintain
coalitions within the city, region, and state, executing the strategic plan goals in conjunction
with private investors, public partners, stakeholders and staff.
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business, economics, marketing) and
seven-plus years of demonstrated success in business attraction and retention, with a focus in the
office market. Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) and/or
Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) designation preferred. A proven track record in
job development and office and personnel resources management is essential.
To support the health and safety of our teams and workspaces, the Chamber requires employees to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have received an approved accommodation based on medical
condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice. Please let us know if you’d like to
discuss the policy or available accommodations before proceeding with our recruitment process.
Competitive salary and benefits will be provided based on qualifications, including insurance,
401(k), and car and cell phone allowances. Required residency: Johnson County, KS; Overland Park
The Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Overland Park Chamber of
Commerce, 9001 W. 110ᵗʰ Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210; or email@example.com.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.