Environmental Works Community Design Center
Environmental Works, a non-profit community design center, is seeking a motivated and qualified professional with a commitment to serving diverse, low income and special needs communities to become its new Executive Director. This individual should have sensitivity to design issues, experience in at least one of the fields of Architecture, Planning, Sustainability, or Affordable Housing and have income generating / marketable skills to complement the agency’s mission. This inspirational leader will be responsible for managing all aspects of the organization, will advocate on behalf of our mission, and will lead by example.
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest with a resume and portfolio (if appropriate) no later than August 15, 2008. For more information visit www.eworks.org.
Community Development Director
The City of Reading, Pennsylvania http://www.readingpa.gov/index.asp is in need of a Community Development Director to manage and supervise the activities of the Community Development Office and Planning Division; ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations to coordinate planning activities with other divisions, departments and agencies; to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Planning Commission and other bodies in planning matters; and to perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree in urban or Regional Planning or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of related managerial level experience in:
Planning, Zoning, Land Development & Subdivision Review
Building Codes Review & Enforcement
Administration of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs
Capital Improvement Program (CIP) management
Increasing responsibility within an organization.
Finance background preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Professional certification is also preferred.
Successful candidate will be required to establish residency in the City of Reading within twelve (12) months of appointment.
Interested applicants should forward resumes, cover letter & salary requirements via e-mail to Jobs@MohrMR.com , or FAX to 610-282-1738.
EEOC/AA Employer by choice
“The City of Reading is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.”