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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE


Position:
Non Tested

Position Code:
0930

Reference Number:
209723-1

Division:
City of New Haven

Date Posted:
11/23/2020

Job Posting:

Posting Expires:
12/31/2021

Position Location:
LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE


Position Description:

SALARY: $72,268 - $125,426 annualized

This is highly responsible, mayoral-appointed position in the Livable City Initiative, which is the City’s housing department. This position oversees a large staff covering four divisions whose primary responsibilities include the creation of new affordable housing units, the preservation of existing units, creating new market-rate units across the City, enforcement of the City’s housing codes, property maintenance, anti-blight activities and property acquisition and disposition. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Economic Development Administrator with much latitude for independent judgment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a four year college or university in the field of finance, public administration or urban planning. Preferable requirements include graduate degree in a similar field, familiarity with local government as well as experience with media and communications strategy. Applicant should have at least 5 years managerial experience, preferably in housing, community development or real estate. Must also have the following: Excellent analytic ability with a strong understanding of housing markets and federal regulations including HOME & CDBG; Demonstrated management experience, including the ability to manage a large staff, and to manage multiple projects to varied deadlines; Ability to problem-solve and negotiate in a complex, dynamic environment; Ability to operate effectively within a large organization; Excellent judgment and leadership skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.


Job Prerequisites:

Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment. See job posting and description for all requirements.


Application Procedure:

INSTRUCTIONS:

In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.

1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/

2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

3) Submit cover letter and resume with online application. 

Applications for this position ONLY accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following locations: Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries. Location access may be limited due to COVID-19.


Compensation:

SALARY: $72,268 - $125,426 annualized

Executive Management & Confidential Range E8 

This position is covered by the Executive Management & Confidential Employees Policy. 

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre employment background check, (2) a pre employment physical examination, including pre employment drug screening, and (3) a 90 working-day probationary period. 

Current Employee Policy contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/city_employees/city_bargaining_union_contracts.htm


Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Type:
Salary

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