Applied Science and Innovation Project Manager

City of Tallahassee, BluePrint Intergovernmental Agency

Office of Economic Vitality

Salary:  $45,676.80 - $105,019.20/annually

Hiring Rate will generally not exceed $83,470.40/annually


This is professional administrative work responsible for managing activities to support business recruitment, expansion and retention in Tallahassee-Leon County specifically within the identified target industry sectors of Applied Sciences/Innovation and Information Technology/Professional Services.  Manages implementation of the strategic actions identified by the Magnetic Taskforce to conduct business intelligence, identify potential customers, build an entrepreneurial pipeline and promote Tallahassee-Leon County as a location for magnetic technologies companies, and attract new companies and investments.  This is a professional project manager position with a responsibility to work closely with and for the Director of the Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) and under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director for the Engagement and Operations Division to ensure that all business development programs, projects, and initiatives related to these industry sectors are implemented.  This position will involve travel to national, regional, state and other communities.


Minimum Training and Experience:

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, marketing, engineering or a related field and three years of experience that includes economic development, tech transfer/commercialization, or private sector experience within the applied science or information technology/professional services industries or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A master’s degree in an area mentioned above will substitute for one year of the required experience.


Necessary Special Requirement

Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.



CLOSING DATE:  April 27, 2018


Must submit a City of Tallahassee application by date designated above. Visit  Please follow application instructions precisely. 

TDD Number: 711. 


Equal Opportunity, Veterans Preference, Drug-Free Employer