Department of Administrative Services

Community Development Director (7058MP)

$39.97-$54.51 Hourly / $3,197.85-$4,360.50 BiWeekly /
$83,464.00-$113,809.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Economic and Community Development this class is accountable for directing the programs, customer service and operations within a division. In the Office of Policy and Management, this class is accountable for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, goals, objectives and procedures involving municipal incentive housing development and zoning programs.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from an executive or administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Directs the staff of the division.

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT May lead staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Directs staff and operations of division; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops and evaluates related policy and procedures; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; assists in preparation of division budget; maintains contacts with customers both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; assists in developing, implementing and evaluating division goals and objectives; assists in designing division programs and activities; implements performance review standards for division staff; directs preparation of comprehensive reports on division activities; implements new procedures or revisions; may determine appropriate staffing levels and direct management and coordination of staff; may represent Commissioner on various boards and commissions; may lead departmental committees; may participate in legislative hearings relating to department; performs related duties as required.

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT Advises agency executives on matters pertaining to development and evaluation of policies, goals and objectives related to implementation of legislation involving municipal incentive housing development, land use and attendant zoning consistency; interprets and administers pertinent laws; formulates program goals and objectives; develops and implements procedures and criteria for approving applications from municipalities regarding eligibility for financial incentive payment authorized by legislation; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of agency who might impact on program activities; coordinates with municipalities regarding review and approval of incentive housing zone regulations, as well as, design standards for incentive housing development within those zones; develops system benchmarking and directs preparation of comprehensive reports consistent with legislative mandate; administers grants to municipalities for planning of incentive zones, adoption of regulations and design standards, revision of existing subdivision regulations and other related matters; serves on related committees and commissions on housing and economic development established by legislation; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of development and finance principles and practices; considerable knowledge of industry, practices, markets and locational issues; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of planning and community development at federal, state and local level including zoning and land use; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable negotiation skills; ability to analyze plans and proposals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of professional experience in corporate marketing and business development or business experience including complex residential and/or commercial financing to include leverage financing, strategic planning, financial planning and analysis or project management experience with industrial, environmental, housing or community development projects to include public financing or experience in urban planning and development.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Community Development Specialist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's Degree.
  2. A Master's Degree in planning, economics, housing, urban development, finance, business and/or public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of General Experience.
  3. For state employees two years of experience as a Housing Department Program Supervisor or Lead Economic Development Agent may be substituted for the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(31)-Public Relations and Information

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 64

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Community Development Director in Salary Group MP 64 approved effective January 18, 2008. (Revised to modify Experience and Training)

EFFECTIVE DATE

3/28/2008

CLASS: 7058MP; EST: 7/11/1996; REV: 3/28/2008;