The Indiana Economic Development Association defines economic development as the facilitation of investment that leads to long-term community prosperity.

Job Postings

Indiana Economic Development Association members and friends are available to help qualified professionals find a job. On this page, you will occasionally find links to just such opportunities.To post a new job opening, email Jill Ewing, IEDA COO. There is a $100 fee for all job postings. Job postings will posted here for a period of 30 days.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:50 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    The Randolph Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is seeking a visionary person to fill the position of Executive Director. REDC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation tasked with promoting economic development, community development and tourism in Randolph County, Indiana.

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Understanding of the opportunities and challenges of economic development in rural areas, specifically Randolph County
    • Ability to work with multiple units of government throughout the county
    • Success in building partnerships at the local, regional, state and national level
    • Understanding of the importance of development of workforce – current and future
    • Ability to think creatively in the marketing of the county and in packaging services to assist businesses in location and expansion activities

    The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the corporation on a day-to-day basis, as well as on a strategic basis, to assure the Corporation remains healthy in response to changing economic, political and social trends. The Executive Director reports to the board of directors and is responsible for the recommendation of policies for board consideration in light of the mission and philosophy of the corporation.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or related field
    • An established record of performance in industrial and business development
    • Preference to individual with at least three years in most aspects of economic development
    • Facilitate community development, quality of life and community improvement countywide

    Salary will be between $60,000 - $80,000 based on experience and education plus retirement package

    For more information about REDC visit

    Cover letter and resume required and deadline is June 30, 2017. Submit documents to:

    Bryan Conklin ( or Brody Tarter (

    Randolph Economic Development Corporation
    123 W Franklin
    Suite 201
    Winchester, IN 47394

  • Friday, May 19, 2017 10:26 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Highland, IN (pop. 23,546) The Town of Highland is seeking energetic, professional and accomplished candidates for their next Redevelopment Director. Ideal candidates will have well rounded experience in the public and/or private sectors with a focus in economic development, redevelopment and/or planning. The Redevelopment Director will have responsibilities that include leading the Town’s economic and redevelopment efforts, assist with planning efforts for corridor improvements and repurposing existing structures as well as working in conjunction with other departments to enhance the quality of life in Highland. Highland is a family oriented community perfectly situated to afford its residents the advantages of small town living with easy access to nearby urban areas that offer additional educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Located 21 miles from Chicago in northwest Indiana’s Lake County, Highland is minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and the scenic Indiana Dunes. Highland residents also enjoy 250 acres of park land in their community. A progressive community with a stable tax base, Highland residents consider their community a close-knit, safe, welcoming place to live and raise their families.

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

    • A commitment to finding creative and innovative ways to bring businesses of all types into the community which will provide employment opportunities and additional tax revenue to the town; build a retention and expansion program with existing businesses and have strong working relationships with them.
    • Possess the analytical skills to evaluate incentive programs requested by the business community and present those findings to the Redevelopment Committee and Town Council; be a strong proponent for the Town in negotiating with developers and builders for economic incentives.
    • Have experience or strong exposure to modern land use trends and challenges including issues such as retail and mixed-use district vitality, as well as economic incentives for attracting and retaining businesses.
    • Have the maturity, self-confidence, and strength of professional convictions to provide solid economic development advice to the Redevelopment Committee and Town Council, being able to diplomatically present professional views and carry out administrative decisions in a timely, professional, and impartial manner.
    • A bachelor’s degree in economic development, urban planning, architecture, public and/or business administration, or a related field with a preference for a Master’s degree in a related field. Five to seven years of experience in a similar sized community; additional experience may be substituted for formal education. A master’s degree is highly preferred.

    The salary range is $62,500 - $66,200 +/- DOQ. Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by June 16, 2017 to the attention of Sarah McKee, Vice-President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 380-3240. Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here to apply!


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