Director of Development Services – Asheville, NC

Name of Employer: City of Asheville

Employer Website:

Job title: Director of Development Services

Job Location (City & State): Asheville, NC

Job Details / Description

Asheville is a vibrant and dynamic city that is recognized for its quality of life, being a travel destination, its music and food scene, and its proximity to exciting outdoor amenities. As the county seat of Buncombe County, Asheville serves as a hub for Western North Carolina relative to manufacturing, transportation, health care, banking, professional services and shopping. Asheville is the eleventh largest city in North Carolina, with a resident population of 87,236 people comprising an area of approximately 45.2 square miles. Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville’s location astride the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers has been inspiring residents for generations.

The City of Asheville is looking for a talented, experienced and innovative professional driven toward customer service excellence with the knowledge and ability to effectively lead the evolution of the department and its services. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with strategic, community-oriented leadership ability and proven management skills; with the ability to facilitate the development of a strong solution based, customer service focused department.

The City of Asheville will only consider candidates with a proven history of forming and implementing strategies that support a culture driven towards service and performance excellence.

The next Director of Development Services will have strong leadership and supervisory skills, including excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver a clear understanding of the unique needs of different and diverse audiences; and have a continuous improvement mindset, reaching for effective and efficient processes to provide the best possible solution for the citizens and community. The City of Asheville is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for a successful out-of-area candidate.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Planning, Construction Management, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Candidates should have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible related experience and at least two years of supervisory experience. Municipal experience and a Master’s degree are preferred.

How to Apply

Candidates should apply online with their resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by Friday, March 24, 2017 Sarah McKee, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240; Fax: 866-401-3100.


Posted on

March 21, 2017

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *