News Release 10/21

October 21, 2021

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Marceline IDA now accepting applications for Executive Director position


Marceline, MO The Marceline Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is now accepting applications for hiring a new Executive Director following the retirement announcement of the current Executive Director, Darrell Gardner.


The Marceline IDA is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to lead our team and direct the economic growth of our City. Under the direction of the Marceline IDA Board of Directors, the Economic Development Director is charged with, but not limited to, business retention, expansion and attraction programs, property acquisition assistance, disposition assistance, management, and relocation. Qualified applications must exercise a high degree of independent judgment and discretion in the interpretation and execution of policies governed by the Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors. This position provides professional advice and assistance to developers and other department heads in connection with the planning or execution of economic development programs and projects.


This position is part-time with a pay range of $20,000 - $28,000 dependent on qualifications and experience.


Applicants interested in this position must submit their resume and cover letter via email to  For further information about this position, please visit


Application deadline for this position is December 1, 2021.

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Media contact information:

Darrell Gardner

Executive Director, Marceline IDA