City of Cozad, NE (4,000 ) located on Interstate 80, seeks to fill position of City Administrator.   Successful applicant, appointed by the Mayor and City Council, would be responsible for day to day operations of City of Cozad.

  • Duties include, but not limited to- administration, finance, police, public works, streets, building/zoning, technology, utilities including electrical, recreation, library, volunteer Fire Dept./Rescue Unit, public relations, $8.5 million annual budget- 40 full time employees
  • Bachelor degree preferred, priority given to experience with public administration
  • Residency required
  • Salary range $80,000-$100,000 with excellent benefits. Salary negotiable based on qualifications.

Submit letter of interest, resume, list of references, salary history to Mayor Nancy Meyer at 314 East 19th Street, Cozad, NE 69130, 308-784-4118, Email: or Charlie Block 308-784-2383, Email:

Position open until filled.


Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) is seeking to hire a Director – Business Development, Greater Nebraska. Director will focus on identifying and attracting potential clients of the Nebraska Enterprise Fund. The successful candidate structures, analyzes, closes and monitors loans, as well as provides businesses and/or program partners with technical assistance, mentoring and coaching consistent with the mission of the Nebraska Enterprise Fund. This role requires resourceful partnership development to succeed in meeting the financing needs of NEF’s markets. Full job description can be found here: NEF Job Description Director Bus Dev May 17.


Dawson Area Development seeks new Executive Director

Dawson Area Development, is a partnership of Dawson County, the communities of Lexington, Cozad, Gothenburg, and six villages that work collaboratively on economic and community development. Dawson County is well known for its progressive leaders, diversity, excellent quality of life, and recreational opportunities.

Primary responsibility is to act as a resource for economic and community development activities for Dawson County, including the recruitment, retention and expansion of businesses, and programs that will have a positive impact on the area’s economy and housing markets. This individual should provide strong leadership in implementing the economic and community development strategies in conjunction with the cities, and various other organizations.  Grant writing and administration experience helpful.

Qualifications:  Experience in economic development preferred; graduation from accredited college or university with degree in business, planning, economics, public administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Salary & Benefits: Salary negotiable based on experience.  Paid benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, cafeteria plan, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

How to Apply: Cover letter, Salary Requirements, and Resume with at least three professional references may be sent;

By mail:
Dawson Area Development
1501 Plum Creek Parkway #2B
Lexington, NE  68850
By e-mail:

This position will remain open until filled.


Personable? Forward thinking? Organized? Possess strong leadership skills? Social media savy? Able to develop and implement marketing plans? You might just be the person we’re looking for! The City of Superior is seeking an individual for the position of Economic Development Director. This is a full time position which includes benefits.

Job Description and Application:

Additional Information

Please contact Jan Diehl, City Clerk for the City of Superior for local employment questions/opportunities:

City of Superior
135 W 4th St
Superior, NE 68978
Phone: 402-879-4713 (4-25-17)


EDC Position Available:  October 1, 2017
Employer:  Schuyler Community Development, Inc.
Skill Sets, Prerequisites, Job Description, Compensation

Kem Cavanah
Economic Development Coordinator
1119 B Street, Schuyler NE 68661
(402) 615-3179  (4-25-17)