September 21, 2011 at 1:39 pm #141858
Director, Planning and Community Development, City of San Antonio
Post Date Sep 20, 2011 Salary Offered salary will be dependent on the selected candidate’s qualifications and education (DOQE) Start Date Application Deadline N/A ICMA Members Only No ICMA Credential (Details) not required Normal Population 1,320,000 Seasonal Population Employer Location SAN ANTONIO, Texas United States Job Reference Number Keywords Director, Executive, Planning, Community, Development Job Description
The City of San Antonio seeks a dynamic and experienced Director for the Planning and Community Development Department.
The Planning and Community Development Director is responsible for planning and managing the activities of the department to improve the livability, economic vitality, and safety of San Antonio neighborhoods, corridors, and special districts through active engagement in strategic planning, reinvestment initiatives, and community development policy.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled leader and manager with a proven track record of motivating and developing staff. This person will be politically astute with the ability to communicate with staff, contractors, and elected officials. The selected candidate will be a strong multi-tasker with the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine the proper course of action or alternatives. This position needs a skilled leader proficient in the development of proposed long-range policy and planning initiatives regarding the built environment, who is an excellent communicator with demonstrated experience in the promotion of development, redevelopment and retention of commercial, retail, and residential opportunities within special districts and reinvestment areas.
The ideal candidate must have advanced knowledge of the operational characteristics, services, and activities of city planning; development and knowledge of predictable social and anti-social behavior, under varying planned and unplanned conditions and the needs of the varying elements of a community. The candidate must have insight and experience dealing with the economics, municipal finance, and sociology as applied to city planning, and must have a demonstrated history of initiative and good judgment in interactions with both internal and external customers, and the ability to formulate new techniques and strategies for a more efficient operation
This position requires the successful candidate have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Regional or Urban Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field. Eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience related to urban or city planning, landscape, architecture, and transit-oriented design, including five years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at the senior management or executive level. A Master’s Degree and American Institute of Certified Planners certification is highly desirable.
For additional information and application instructions, please visit http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/jobs and select “Executive Jobs.”
111 PLAZA DE ARMAS
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205
E-mail: [email protected]
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