Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC): The State of Missouri launched a state-funded downtown revitalization program in 1989, and in 2005 MMSC became a not-for-profit program for the benefit of the communities throughout the state. Full job description is on our website at https://www.momainstreet.org.
MMSC provides communities with the knowledge and tools to economically and physically revitalize their downtowns. MMSC works to ensure that the downtown districts in Missouri’s cities and towns remain essential elements to their sense of community, their cultural heritage and to the state’s economy. Downtown revitalization is encouraged through economic development within the context of historic preservation.
The primary purpose of a local Main Street® Program is to ensure the long-term success of each downtown by creating, educating, training and empowering a comprehensive, professional, volunteer-based downtown revitalization organization.
MMSC assists communities in the development of a local organization that adopts the Main Street® principles and utilizes those principles daily. MMSC provides on- site consultation and technical assistance to local programs selected through an application process. Quarterly workshops, training sessions and conferences are also utilized to prepare local Main Street groups for a wide range of revitalization efforts.
Results of this comprehensive effort include new businesses, job growth, façade renovations and restorations, special events and festivals which build tourism, and streetscape and infrastructure improvements, all of which result in a renewed confidence in downtown.
MMSC Staff works truly as a team with respect for each other and pride in our work. We rely on each other to help accomplish our goals. We work hard, we enjoy our work and we have fun together, which makes it exciting and rewarding.
The Program Outreach Coordinator works collaboratively within the MMSC team and is responsible for assisting the State Director of MMSC and the Community Development Director with management, administration, and implementation of the statewide Main Street Program that utilizes historic preservation as an integral foundation for downtown revitalization and economic development. The Program Outreach Coordinator will support the effort to maintain a consistent, quality program of services that will result in the transferences of the Main Street Four Point Approach® to communities throughout the state and will increase the potential success in all downtown revitalization activities. The Program Outreach Coordinator will primarily work with start-up communities beginning to implement downtown revitalization strategies.
Please see full job description on our website at https://www.momainstreet.org.
Keywords: Main Street, preservation, economic development, Missouri, teaching,
Posted: November 1, 2018
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