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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/25/18

Applications Due07/25/18

Vacancy ID54610

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleRegional Director, Western NY (Ref# SJ014)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $108000 to $108000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 95 Perry Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Economics, or Urban Planning.
Relevant experience required: 10 years experience in urban or regional development and/or in economic development policy formulation
Knowledge required: Broad knowledge of business, economic development and public development programs and management.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:The Regional Director will be charged with directing and managing ESD’s Regional Office and will be responsible for sourcing, originating and developing a robust pipeline of new transactions with private sector companies, implementing new programs that are consistent with ESD policy objectives, structuring discretionary incentive packages for businesses and not-for-profit entities, guiding projects through the necessary board and public approval processes and creating and maintaining strong working relationships with external clients.

•Direct operations of ESD Regional Office on a day-to-day basis
•Maintain key external communications with the Regional Council and other regional, state, public and private entities
•Oversee implementation of the Consolidated Funding Application projects within the region
•Source and originate grant and loan deals in alignment with strategic plans
•Structure and negotiate State involvement in awarding discretionary benefits to projects with developers, end users and local governments
•Coordinate and collaborate with Governor’s office, ESD Senior Vice President and the CEO, local Regional Council and other State and local agencies to implement projects
•Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental entities, real estate and business groups, civic and community organizations, cultural and professional organizations, and advocacy groups
•Represent ESD on issues relevant to the State economy and business climate as assigned or requested.
•Provide overall guidance and management in professional development of staff.

Additional Comments -Salary starting at specified amount

-Comprehensive benefits package

*We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity*

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Shawn Bryant

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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