Mathis EDC

Economic Development Corporation

Job opening: Executive Director 

Mathis EDC Executive Director Position

Mathis Economic Development Corporation (Mathis EDC) is hiring an executive director to continue building economic viability in a community located at Lake Corpus Christi in San Patricio County with connections to Nueces, Bee, Live Oak, Jim Wells and Aransas counties. The executive director is expected to have the knowledge and skills to shepherd and develop projects in community healthcare, community infrastructure renovations, downtown design and redevelopment, and business attraction and development.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

The Mathis EDC executive director will be expected to demonstrate knowledge skills, and abilities in the follow areas:

Knowledge and ability to manage government and municipal contracting processes.

Ability to interpret and apply applicable state, city and county policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and program measures.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to make presentations in public meetings, stakeholder events, media representatives, and skilled in social media management.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, external stakeholders, and the business and civic communities and Mathis and regional citizens.

Ability to prepare background and in-depth comprehensive reports and to create and administer the Mathis EDC and project budgets.

Acceptable Experience and Training:

Five years of experience in economic development, including two years’ management and administrative experience. Curiosity and exploration of the region, a sense of humor, and an appreciation of small town living a plus.

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in economic development, marketing, history, urban planning, public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.

Estimated Salary:

Base salary range: $70,000 to $80,000. Plus, insurance and other benefits.

Certifications and Licenses Required:

Possess a valid Texas motor vehicle driver’s license. Certified Economic Development certification (CEDC) preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain a satisfactory driving record. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and/or physical exam.

For More Information:

Pat Doherty, Mathis EDC Board of Directors


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Submit Cover Letter and Application:

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