CRA Redevelopment Administrator
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Responsible for overall planning and redevelopment activity related to housing and commercial redevelopment in a distressed area.
- Writes requests for proposals (RFP’s) for development of key parcels, works with private sector to coordinate development projects, plans for and implements housing, retail, and commercial development.
- Ensures redevelopment activity is in compliance with the comprehensive plan and current zoning and creates urban design guidelines for the area.
- Interacts with community groups and residents and coordinates and communicates with City staff, elected officials, and other public entities.
- Responsible for preparing agenda items for presentation during Commission and CRA Board Meetings.
- Coordinates meeting with the CRA Advisory Board and other groups and is responsible for the overall coordination and communication of activities with the public.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Practical knowledge of urban planning and economic issues affecting redevelopment.
- Practical knowledge of principles and practices of city planning, zoning, project development, historic preservation and housing.
- Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and plans in a concise manner both verbally and in writing.
- Skills in establishing and developing effective working relationships with managers, City officials, officials from other governmental and private organizations and the general public.
- Public management skills in delivering complex and multi-priority projects on time and within budget.
- Ability to utilize digital and graphic technologies to effective communicate ideas and information.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field and five (5) years working experience in the public/private sector in a progressive City in planning, real estate, neighborhood revitalization and/or economic development, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid driver’s license is required or ability to obtain within 30 days from date of employment.
Last revision: October 2005