City of Neligh - Director of Economic Development

The greatest community in Nebraska, Neligh, is seeking an individual to match its resolute and boot-strapping spirit.  This charismatic and tenacious individual will head the community’s Economic Development Office whose mission is to promote business retention and expansion while energizing commercial and residential areas to enhance Neligh’s quality of life.


Under the direction of the Neligh Economic Development Board of Directors, the Director coordinates all activities, programs, and operations of the Neligh Economic Development Board in an efficient and effective manner. The Director implements activities focusing on business retention and economic development while preserving the quality of life in Neligh, Nebraska.  The Director also serves as a Liaison to the Chamber of Commerce and assists to carry out its mission.


Bachelor's Degree is required. Advanced education is preferred. Previous experience in community work, grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and other related fields will be considered. Strong verbal communication skills are a must. Some travel required. Executive Director is required to live in the Neligh area.

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Please submit resumes and cover letters to  Resumes Should be received by noon on December 10th.  For more details or questions contact Dana Klabenes at or 402.887.4066