Company Name:

City and County of San Francisco

Location:

San Francisco, California

Approximate Salary:

$88,738 - $107,848 Per Year

Job Category:

Planning

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

September 19, 2018

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Senior Community Development Specialist I

Application Deadline: 10/3/2018 5:00 PM PST



POSITION DESCRIPTION


The 9774 Senior Community Development Specialist I for the San Francisco Planning Department (CPC) is responsible for working with San Francisco communities on a variety of difficult issues, including racial and social equity, anti-displacement and community stabilization, housing affordability, small business strategies, family retention, and transportation challenges.


Under general direction, the Senior Community Development Specialist I will be responsible for working with San Francisco communities on a variety of difficult issues, including racial and social equity, anti-displacement and community stabilization, housing affordability, small business strategies, family retention, and transportation challenges. Particular attention is required in a few transitioning and vulnerable neighborhoods that are experiencing rapid social, economic and development change. This position would serve as a point person from the Planning Department to 1-2 of these communities in understanding the local economic and development pressures while developing and implementing programs and policies that address issues of inclusivity, equity, and the stabilization of neighborhoods for quality life-long living.


The Senior Community Development Specialist may also work in other neighborhoods throughout the city, to build capacity among stakeholders to take the lead in shaping their neighborhoods’ best futures, and on citywide projects as a resource on equity and community development. The Senior Community Development Specialist will engage neighborhood stakeholders through a variety of methods, including one-on-one interactions, outreach to neighborhood organizations, focus groups, public forums, and may staff Community Advisory Committees.


The Senior Community Development Specialist I carries out assignments with considerable independence and may work on a project team managed by a senior project manager. They may also independently manage some projects or community development portions of projects.


The essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Working in partnership with San Francisco communities and other city agencies on a variety of difficult community issues, including but not limited to housing affordability, small business retention strategies, family retention, transportation challenges, social equity, and anti-displacement strategies. Serving as the point person from the Planning Department to communities when helping to address these issues.

  2. Participating in development of implementation programs, policies, and improvement strategies that address issues of inclusivity, equity, and the stabilization of neighborhoods for quality life-long living.

  3. Supporting community outreach and engagement processes while also building capacity among stakeholders to take the lead in shaping their neighborhoods’ best futures.

  4. Conducting research studies and formulating policy or program recommendations for Department, Planning Commissions, stakeholders, and other city Commissions/Boards actions, by selecting, collecting, recording, tabulating, organizing and analyzing technical, physical, economic, social and statistical data.

  5. Providing information orally and in writing to city agencies, property owners, developers, community organizations, the Planning Commission and the general public regarding Planning Department activities, goals and programs.

  6. Providing support for neighborhood stakeholders, including the development and presentation of reports and other documentation, one-on-one interactions, outreach to neighborhood organizations, public forums, and may staff community advisory committees.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR

  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the following fields: public or business administration, urban planning, government, social work, education, finance or criminal justice AND two (2) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, criminal justice; OR

  3. Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, planning, social work, public administration, finance, education, criminal justice, or business administration; AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and /or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR

  4. Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice.

Substitution

Verifiable administrative/professional experience involving community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice may substitute for the educational requirement in Minimum Qualification #1 on a year-for-year basis.


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Recruitment #PBT-9774-089556

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Company Name:

City and County of San Francisco

Location:

San Francisco, California

Approximate Salary:

$88,738 - $107,848 Per Year

Job Category:

Planning

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

September 19, 2018

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