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23 Feb 2023

Full-Time Assistant Community Development Director

OshkoshHR2020 – Posted by OshkoshHR2020 Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

Assistant Community Development Director – Oshkosh, WI (pop. 67,408) The City of Oshkosh seeking an Assistant Community Development Director to be part of the City’s Community Development Department team and help lead the growth in our community. Currently, the City has multiple industrial and commercial projects taking place with catalyst redevelopment projects occurring along the waterfront and in the central city. This position will be a key component to leading these efforts.  When you join our team, you join a culture which encourages and supports career development, rewards hard work and excellence, and values diversity.

This is a management and professional position responsible for supervising professional staff and the project management of community and economic development programs within the Community Development Department. The position may have direct or indirect management over Inspections, Assessors, and Planning Services staff and will assist the Director of Community Development with various responsibilities within the Community Development Department.

We are seeking a candidate who can bring fresh perspective to the organization regarding public administration and public policy, and offer unique outside perspectives and experiences to the organization.  This position will serve a substantive role in coordinating, facilitating and managing priority projects that require the involvement of multiple divisions and departments within the City.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide enthusiasm and focused energy to important high priority projects;
  • Have a record of problem solving and decisiveness;
  • Possess a passion for public service; and
  • Have a desire to lead and work collaboratively with members of the Community Development team as well as other departments on the delivery of city services.

Candidates should also have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Planning, Community/Economic Development, Public Administration, or related field; a Master’s Degree is preferred;
  • Certification as a Certified Economic Developer (CEDC) or by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desirable;
  • Eight – ten years of experience in business development, community planning, or a related field, and three (3) or more years of supervisory experience; and
  • Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience.

The starting salary range is $91,123 – $104,130 DOQ.

How to Apply

Candidates should apply by submitting their application along with a resume and cover letter online at The City of Oshkosh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communitydevelopment, economicdevelopment, and planning. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 18 days.

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