Director of Community Development

$8,813 - $9,727 monthly
  • Mid Willamette Valley Council of Governments
  • 100 High Street Southeast, Salem, OR, USA
  • May 13, 2022
Full time Administration/Management Community Development Economic Development Intergovernmental Relations Planning

Job Description

The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments (MWVCOG) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Community Development. The Director is responsible for overseeing a staff of approximately eight employees and providing assistance to local governments in the areas of local and regional planning, land use planning, grants, and community & economic development.

The ideal candidate will have experience in most, if not all, areas of regional-planning activities including project development and management, public funding and financing, program/project administration, community engagement and related areas. Specific knowledge and experience is required in assisting communities in the development of public infrastructure and public facilities, transportation planning, land-use planning, and public administration.

The position requires strong leadership to supervise and mentor staff, develop professional relationships with elected leaderships and programmatic partners. It also requires the management of administrative programs and their budgets. The Director also serves as one of the agency’s three, program-division heads, reporting directly to the MWVCOG’s Executive Director and collaborating with other division heads. The Director also assists the Executive Director in local-government activities as well as administrative functions for the MWVCOG and its Councilmembers.

The hiring salary range is $8,813-$9,727 per month, DOQ. Review of received resumes will begin on May 13, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. No telephone inquiries accepted.

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