Company Name:

City and County of San Francisco

Location:

San Francisco, California

Approximate Salary:

$105,222 Per Year

Job Category:

Planning

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

September 19, 2018

Senior Community Development Specialist II

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



POSITION DESCRIPTION


The 9775 Senior Community Development Specialist II for the San Francisco Planning Department (CPC) is responsible for working on complex and difficult issues of residential and non-residential neighborhood stabilization and anti-displacement, housing and small business strategy within our Citywide Planning Division.


Under general direction, the Senior Community Development Specialist II will be responsible for working with San Francisco communities on a variety of complex and difficult issues, including racial and social equity, anti-displacement and community stabilization, housing affordability, small business, family retention, and transportation strategies and challenges. Particular attention is required in a few transitioning 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, public forums, and may staff Community Advisory Committees.

The Senior Community Development Specialist II carries out assignments with considerable independence; leads complex projects, policy and processes; and manages project teams, partnerships, and community relationships on those projects. They may also supervise subordinate personnel.


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 and complex 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. Developing and managing complex implementation programs, policies, and improvement strategies that address issues of inclusivity, equity, and the stabilization of neighborhoods for quality life-long living.

  3. Supporting and leading 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 complex 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 four (4) years administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or 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 three (3) years 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

  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 two (2) years 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 Ph.D. or Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university 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, 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-9775-089558

EOE

Company Name:

City and County of San Francisco

Location:

San Francisco, California

Approximate Salary:

$105,222 Per Year

Job Category:

Planning

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

September 19, 2018

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