The Municipal Association of South
Carolina seeks well-qualified and results-oriented candidates with a proven
record in downtown revitalization, community or economic development for the
position of manager and state program coordinator for the Main Street South
Carolina program which supports 18 MSSC communities.
MSSC is a
comprehensive revitalization program that promotes the redevelopment of traditional
business districts in South Carolina using the National Main Street Program’s community-based Four-Point Approach.
The MSSC manager serves as the state
coordinator and is responsible for planning, managing and directing
activities of the Main Street SC program including a
state-wide strategy to empower local main street programs to
develop realistic goals, establish priorities, implement strategies, and
evaluate and assess progress. Frequent in-state and occasional out-of-state
travel is required. The position
reports to the deputy director of the Municipal Association of SC for
education, training and technical
Desired qualifications include, but are
not limited to, a minimum of seven years
of progressively responsible experience in downtown revitalization, community development
or economic development, a valid south Carolina driver’s license, and a bachelor’s degree in architecture,
historic preservation, finance, marketing, urban planning, public
administration or related field. A master’s degree and proven track record in
downtown revitalization preferred.