Who's Hiring in CLE: MidTown Cleveland, QED and more

Welcome to the latest installment of Fresh Water’s “who’s hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for and how to apply.
MidTown Cleveland Inc.
Business is booming in MidTown, from restaurants and new office developments to historic redevelopment and premier healthcare providers.
University Hospitals’ plans for its Rainbow Center for Women’s and Children’s Health on East 57th Street and Euclid Avenue is slated for completion in May 2016. Hemingway Development is developing more than 240,000 square feet of innovative office space geared at entrepreneurs with its MidTown Tech Park. The Agora Complex is home to offices and a new restaurant. There’s a new police station and plans to create plenty of green space.   

“MidTown’s right in the middle between downtown and University Circle,” says Dan Fashimpaur, the chair of MidTown Cleveland’s board of trustees. “It’s becoming more of an attractive area. And we’re setting the table for a lot more aggressive growth going forward.”
In preparation of that aggressive growth, MidTown has assembled a search committee to find its next executive director. “We’re looking for a high-powered, energetic individual who’s going to fight fires,” says Fashimpaur. “We need someone who is going to establish relationships with the city and foundations. Someone who thinks outside of the box to scale growth in MidTown.”
The executive director will be responsible for community engagement and collaboration; strategy development; performance management; finance; and fund development.
Send resume, cover letter highlighting qualifications and three to five professional references to Virginia Houston at Strategy Design Partners by 5 pm on Friday, October 30.  
Quality Electrodynamics
Quality Electrodynamics (QED), has several positions open as the global developer, manufacturer and supplier of advanced medical equipment electronics grows and prepares to move to its new 77,000 square foot space in Mayfield Village. Some of the open positions include a manufacturing engineer with an electrical engineering background; a product quality engineer; and a quality assurance (QA) inspector.
Send resumes to human resources.
Cleveland Office of Sustainability
The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, which leverages the city’s assets by collaborating with the community to improve the economic, environmental, and social well-being of its citizens, needs an executive assistant.
The assistant is responsible for assisting and providing support to a variety of projects. Responsibilities include working collaboratively with Office of Sustainability staff as well as staff from all city departments and divisions as needed to support the implementation of sustainability.
Submit a resume, cover letter and three references outlining experience and qualifications by Sunday, November 1 to Jenita McGowan, chief of sustainability, Mayor’s office room 227, 601 Lakeside Ave Cleveland, OH 44114.
The Music Settlement
The Music Settlement, which offers music therapy, early childhood education, and music instruction to people of all ages and levels of experience, has three open positions: controller; operations and publicity assistant for the Bop Stop; and maintenance assistant.  Apply through the Music Settlement’s careers page.
The Cleveland Foundation
The Cleveland Foundation needs a  gift planning officer to assist in the development and execution of strategic cultivation and fundraising activities that contribute to the growth of the endowment of the foundation.
The gift planning officer interacts daily with external constituents with a primary focus on the cultivation of relationships with professional advisors and other wealth management professionals and their clients to establish new funds and planned gifts.
Send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to the hiring manager by Friday, Nov. 6.


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Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.