Economic Development Director

Economic Development Director

Website County of Granville

Location: Oxford, NC
Position:  Economic Development Director


Granville County seeks a talented, energetic, and creative economic development professional to lead an expanding department in a growing county. The perfect candidate for this position will be poised to take even fuller advantage of a wealth of available development sites, superior transportation options, and close proximity to RTP’s market, workforce, and existing industry clusters.


The Granville County Economic Development Director is responsible for promoting commercial and industrial growth in Granville County through retention and expansion of existing industry as well as the identification and attraction of new industries and business. The job requires a high level of technical and interpersonal skill, meshing a reliance on data and analysis with the frequent need to consult with local officials, community leaders, and industry executives.


When dealing with site selection officials and industrial management teams, the employee must exercise independent judgment and excel at quick and clear decision-making while simultaneously considering financial, socio-economic, legal, and regulatory variables affecting the County. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Manager with input from the Board of County Commissioners, Economic Development Advisory Board, and legal counsel, and is evaluated through conferences, reports and results.

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