Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Overland Park Chamber of Commerce - Overland Park, KS

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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.

More information about Overland Park and the Chamber can be found at A full job 
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Send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Overland Park Chamber of 
Commerce, 9001 W. 110ᵗʰ Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210; or
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.