Employment Listings

To Submit Employment Listings to the MDA

MDA members may submit employment listings for posting on the MDA web site and social media. To list a job opening in your community or organization, e-mail a PDF file with position requirements, contact information, and the application closing date to the MDA.  All jobs must be in the downtown development or economic development fields.  We will include the PDF with your listing on our website until the closing date.  This is provided as a free service by the MDA. Job applicants should forward questions and application materials to the contact listed in the job posting. 

Job Openings

Downtown Lansing Inc. - Executive Director Job Description
The Downtown Lansing Inc. (“DLI”) board of directors seeks an Executive Director who is energetic, enthusiastic, visionary, and professional to take the lead of its organization and help make downtown Lansing an even better place.   Lansing, the Capital City of Michigan, is the heart of a growing region of over 500,000 people. The downtown has tremendous potential to be a great City.   Downtown Lansing became a designated Michigan Main Street community in February of 2013 by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.   The ideal candidate will be a high energy person who lives and breathes everything downtown and seizes this opportunity to make a big impact on the future of Lansing.  For more information, please click here.

Eaton Rapids
Main Street/DDA 

The Main Street (MS)/Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Executive Director (ED) coordinates activities within Eaton Rapids’ downtown MS Area that utilizes historic preservation as an integral foundation for downtown economic development. The ED assists the board of directors, committees, and volunteers in the development, management, execution, and documentation of the Main Street program as well as projects throughout the DDA District. The ED is the principal on-site staff person responsible for coordinating all program activities and volunteers, as well as representing the community regionally and nationally, as appropriate. The ED position is at-will and serves under the general guidance and direction of the DDA Board of Directors. The ED works independently and exercises judgment and discretion in completion of duties. In addition, the ED will help guide the organization as its objectives evolve and work in collaboration with the City of Eaton Rapids personnel on projects, events, etc. In addition, Eaton Rapids was recently approved as a Select Level Michigan Main Street Program, so a good portion of the first year will be helping the DDA define, develop, and establish the program in Eaton Rapids.  Please contact the Eaton Rapids DDA at 517-663-8118 or click here for a complete job description.