Director of Community Development

City of Greenville, NC

Job Details

  • Job Function: Economic Development Director
  • Salary: $104,728 - $130,873. Full salary range: $104,728-$157,040
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 90,600
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  • Where: 200 W. 5th St. , Greenville, NC
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 6 2018


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Director of Community Development

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Salary: See Position Description


The City of Greenville is seeking a dynamic and highly qualified individual to be its next Director of Community Development. Greenville is North Carolina's tenth largest city (population 91,495) and a diverse community that is home to East Carolina University, one of the largest universities in the state. Greenville is one of the fastest growing large cities in the state and is also the major industrial and economic center for eastern North Carolina.

The Director of Community Development performs highly responsible professional urban planning, supervisory, and administrative work by directing and managing the personnel and functions of the Community Development Department. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and guidance to the planning, land use, historic preservation, building inspections, code enforcement, housing, redevelopment, neighborhood, urban renewal, and human relations programs of the City of Greenville. This is accomplished by directing, organizing, and coordinating the activities of the Administrative, Planning, Housing, Inspections, and Code Enforcement Divisions; developing and implementing department policies and procedures; responding to inquiries and requests relating to the City's many community development programs; developing goals and objectives for each area of responsibility; reviewing the status of major projects; evaluating staff performance; planning short- and long-range programs; providing technical and professional guidance and assistance to other City departments, the City Manager, the Assistant City Managers, the City Council, various commissions, outside agencies, and the public at large; and monitoring the execution of the department's annual budget.