Reporting to the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (DCAO) Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise (IDE) Services, the General Manager, Economic Development and Tourism oversees the day-to-day operations of the Economic Development and Tourism divisions including the Guelph Junction Railway. The General Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and implementing activities that serve to support the City’s economic development vision, mission, and strategic economic goals in areas related to small business, urban investment, downtown community development, and business development. Additionally, it is expected that the General Manager will work collaboratively with staff in the Culture division to champion the arts and culture sector, as well as special events. The General Manager will establish and maintain strategic, high-level relationships with key partners among local, regional, and international business clients and partners. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the General Manager will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.