|Community Development Administrator- PBD (PBD.10901.1921)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Tracking Code: PBD.10901.1921
Serves as leader of the Community Development staff (including Senior Planners, Planners, and an Executive Secretary). Serves as liaison with the Community Development Commission, Affordable Housing Commission, Lake County Housing Authority, Lake County Partnership for Economic Development, Lake County Coalition for the Homeless, Alliance for Human Services, other County departments, municipalities, and other public bodies and private agencies with regard to housing and community development issues. Oversees the preparation of the Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan (including the development of community profile, a needs and strategies statement, and an annual action plan). Responsible for general administration of grant programs, including the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants Program (ESG), the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), and other housing and community development programs in which the County may participate. Coordinating the Homeless Continuum of Care planning and grant process. Responsible for the development of operating policies and procedures for the administration of programs.
This is a professional and administrative position involving responsibility for housing and community development programs. The administrator provides leadership in the development of community development policies and the implementation of community-based solutions in housing, public services, public facilities, and economic development. Responsibilities include oversight of HUD grant programs totaling approximately $5.5 million annually; facilitation of the public participation process, particularly with two advisory commissions; and outreach and coordination with other local governments, community networks, and agencies. Strong management and communication skills needed. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, global thinker who can work with small and large community groups to reach creative solutions to community problems. The Community Development Division is housed within the Lake County Department of Planning, Building and Development. Work is performed under the general direction of the Planning, Building and Development Department Director.
Considerable knowledge of community development principles and practices, affordable housing development, and housing and community development programs and resources. Considerable knowledge of local, state and federal legislation affecting community development and housing. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of management, administration and supervision. Good knowledge of public administration and the opportunities for, as well as the limits of, public action. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others, both orally and in writing. Ability to lead, train and supervise a professional and technical staff. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel, supervisors, public officials and members of the public. Ability to prepare and review complex studies and reports.
Completion of a baccalaureate degree program from a college or university of recognized standing with major course work in urban or regional planning, business or public administration, or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred. Eight years of progressively responsible experience in the housing or community development field.
ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN.
Job Location: Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: 66,248.00 - 81,737.00 USD
Applications will be accepted
March 7, 2013
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Planning & Building Safety|
Country: UNITED STATES
$66,248.00 to $81,737.00 Annually