MainStreet Revitalization Specialist in Urban Design - New Mexico
Full-time consultant position for next fiscal year, regular weekly statewide travel serving predominately rural towns, cities and villages focused on historic and traditional commercial centers. Eligible candidates are consultants in Urban Design with strong planning background and landscape architecture skills or, Regional/Community Planner with strong landscape architecture and urban design skills or, Landscape Architect with strong planning and urban design skills to provide services to New Mexico MainStreet local affiliates. Candidates must demonstrate they can modify their skills, knowledge and adapt tools scaled appropriately to each community’s unique assets and realistic capacity to complete an economic development strategy or project. Candidates should be able to demonstrate commitment to community-based economic development principles, strategies, and good practices in implementation. For further information about the position please contact Rich Williams NM MainStreet Director 505-827-0168 or Daniel Gutierrez Assistant Director 505-827-0151.
Southside Arts District Manager - BEDCO
Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Board of Directors of the Bethlehem Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO), the Southside Bethlehem Downtown Coordinator is responsible for the revitalization efforts of the Southside Bethlehem business district following the National Trust Main Street Center’s comprehensive commercial district revitalization approach. For complete job description and to apply click here.
Policy Director - Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
About the Position: The Policy Director is the lead staff member charged with advocating for changes in law and policy at the state and federal levels to bring about a home within reach for all Pennsylvanians. Qualified candidates must be self-directed and will communicate and speak publicly to advance the organization’s policy priorities. For complete job description click here. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Director of Community Planning - Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is hiring a Director of Community Planning to provide regional and community planning services for the Lehigh Valley community. The successful candidate will assist with the reorganization and evolution of the Community Planning Section to support the Executive Director, LVPC and the region. The ideal candidate will be a contemporary planning professional who demonstrates the ability to understand and appreciate the complex social, economic and environmental factors that sustain the Lehigh Valley community. He/she will be an empowering manager who can effectively foster cohesiveness across functions and sections. An adept relationship builder, the ideal candidate will also have extensive experience interacting with a highly engaged community.
Program Officer - Philadelphia LISC
Philadelphia LISC seeks a Program Officer to advance its Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) in the neighborhoods of West Philadelphia, Eastern North Philadelphia and Kensington. The Program Officer will have a leadership role in facilitating the tools, resources, and technical assistance to advance comprehensive neighborhood plans of SCI community partners. S/he will work and coordinate closely with other Program Officers with expertise in Housing, Community Safety, Community Engagement, Creative Placemaking, Lending, and Economic Development. This person should be action-oriented and results-driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing collaborative environment. The position reports to the Deputy Director.
Please submit detailed cover letter with salary expectations, resume, and writing sample by February 15, 2017 to Dana Hanchin, Deputy Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business District Manager for the Beechview Revitalization Advisory Group (BRAG)
Applications accepted through Friday, February 10, 2017.
The Business District Manager for the Beechview Revitalizatin Advisory Group (BRAG) will be an employee of and work through the Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation (PHDC) to improve and grow Broadway Avenue as the heart of the Beechview neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. BRAG, an advisory group of PHDC acting as a liaison between the City of Pittsburgh, developers, and the community, is working to secure its own 501c(3) designation. BRAG’s focus is improving and growing Broadway in a way that serves current and prospective residents. The primary responsibilities of the BRAG Business District Manager are to work with the BRAG Board, Beechview residents, and current and prospective businesses to develop a thriving and attractive business district along Broadway Avenue in the Beechview neighborhood. To read the full job description visit beechviewing.org