Community Development Director

City of Rochester, MN

Rochester, MN United States

The Community Development Director is responsible for developing, directing, and providing ongoing leadership to the community development department which encompasses sustainability; heritage preservation and urban design; land use planning policies and regulations; the efficient processing and issuance of development permits; and compliance with housing and building standards, plan checking, inspection and correction of hazards.  The Director guides day-to-day decision making processes and provides direction for coordinated and collaborative service delivery to the development community within the objectives established in the City Councils Strategic Priorities, the City's Comprehensive Plan and all other related policies pertaining to the community development activities described above.
This position is part of the City's Development Services and Infrastructure (DSI) Leadership Team and is responsible for implementing the vision of becoming America’s Most Innovative Development Services Team. Successful performance of the work requires the ability to independently implement programs, projects, and policies in conformance with generally accepted standards.  Participation in evening meetings will be necessary.  

Minimum qualifications includes a Bachelor's degree in City and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university AND at least seven years of supervisory leadership and administrative experience in municipal planning, economic development, or community development. A valid driver's license is also required. 

Anticipated hiring range is $124,795 to $151,537 with advancement to $178,278.

Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled with priority consideration for applications submitted by February 9, 2022.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range
Anticipated hiring range is $124,795 to $178,278.

Contact Information

Human Resources
201 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN
United States
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