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The Levin College Office of Student Services (LCOSS) occasionally receives job announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly.

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All jobs are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of LCOSS. Postings may be denied or removed without notice. LCOSS makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.

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Posting Date: 5/14/22
Position: Community Health VISTA
Company/Organization: Old Brooklyn CDC

This VISTA project will connect with populations in Old Brooklyn that are under-engaged. By first defining and understanding under-engagement and then developing relevant outreach strategies to reach those most in need, the VISTA will expand the work of prior VISTAs to increase volunteer engagement and outreach mechanisms. OBCDC will use this information to share their community services to a wider audience, including SNAP education, housing affordability programs, and food access initiatives. From transit options, to the food you eat, to the places you call home, community health is the intersection of different disciplines coming together that impact a person’s overall health and wellbeing. The most important aspect is the community members we serve, through volunteer programs, skill building, educational opportunities, and social connectedness through engagement. It is crucial to engage with residents in a deeper, more intentional way. Spanish speaker preferred.  

Application Deadline: July 1, 2022

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Posting Date: 5/14/22
Position: CSR Coordinator
Company/Organization: Hyland

The Department Coordinator I is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the department by performing a wide variety of administrative and support functions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with routine daily department activities to maximize team efficiency and achieve team established goals
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, shipping and receiving
  • Maintain common spaces for appearance and functionality
  • Manage office supplies and maintenance of storage areas
  • Provide support to team members including staff travel arrangements, and expense and time tracking
  • Schedule department meetings and distribute minutes
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities
  • Fulfill work requests from department staff in timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare routine correspondence, spreadsheets and presentations
  • May interact with clients to obtain information, verifying schedules and for other department relevant activities
  • Assist with onboarding new department hires

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/14/22
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Posting Date: 5/10/22
Position: Planner 1 - Planning and Community Development
Company/Organization: City of Solon

The Planner I works under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Community Development and will perform the following activities: review of residential and commercial site plans and construction drawings for compliance with zoning code and subdivision code requirements; research and preparation of plans and reports relating to various planning and building issues; enforcement of property maintenance ordinances; answering questions from the general public relating to planning, zoning, and building issues; performing GIS analysis and the preparation of maps utilizing ESRI ArcMap 10.2.1; guiding applicants through the planning and building permit approval process; and providing other municipal planning functions, as required.      

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/10/22
Position: Planner II - Planning and Community Development
Company/Organization: City of Solon

The Planner II works under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Community Development and will participate in the following activities: review of residential and commercial site plans and construction drawings for compliance with zoning code requirements; performing research and writing of reports relating to various planning and construction issues; performing GIS analysis and preparing maps utilizing ESRI ArcMap 10.7; answering questions of the general public and guiding applicants through the planning and building permit approval process; assisting with grant applications; participating in the City Master Plan update process; and providing other municipal planning functions, as required.    

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/10/22
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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Housing Development Specialist
Company/Organization: FutureHeights 

The Housing Development Specialist is a full-time position, reporting to the Executive Director, that leads the organization’s FutureHomes housing development projects. The person in this position will work closely with FutureHeights board members, city staff and representatives, contractors, the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation (land bank), and neighborhood stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the status of vacant properties in the city of Cleveland Heights:
    • Research the acquisition of vacant housing, including: property ownership, title, liens, zoning, environmental issues and tax delinquencies for potential acquisitions through tax foreclosure proceedings and state forfeiture
    • Maintain database of vacant /abandoned housing through site visits to inspect properties to assess their potential for redevelopment
    • Maintain a tracking database for pending foreclosures
    • Report on housing conditions and property values in target neighborhoods
  • ∙ Coordinate the organization’s FutureHomes housing rehabilitation program:
    • Work with the city of Cleveland Heights and Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation to acquire vacant homes for the purpose of rehabilitation and sale to owner-occupants.
    • Develop a comprehensive Scope of Work (SOW) for each property that includes eliminating all code violations, upgrading systems and living space to enhance livability and sustainability, and preserving historic character when possible.
    • Work with the FutureHomes Committee to either select a development partner to undertake the renovation or have FutureHeights complete in-house
    • Facilitate financing of the projects
    • Monitor progress to ensure that all point-of-sale violations are corrected and the work is completed according to the SOW
    • Coordinate transfer of the properties to development partners o Promote the sale of the completed home to a new owner-occupant
    • Maintain budgets and financial records for program revenue and expenses.
  • ∙ Develop an infill housing development program to construct new homes on vacant lots in the city of Cleveland Heights:
    • Work with the city of Cleveland Heights and Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation to develop a new program to acquire vacant lots for the purpose of constructing new housing units
    • Develop relationships with potential developers and select a development partner
    • Work with the city of Cleveland Heights to facilitate a development agreement
    • Facilitate financing
    • Facilitate community engagement around housing styles, layout and materials to fit in with existing neighborhood conditions and community preferences
    • Monitor progress and report back to the community
  • ∙ Administrative
    • Coordinate FutureHomes Committee meetings
    • Report to the city, FH Board of Directors, and community regarding completed projects and community impact.
    • Maintain financial records for all program-related revenue and expenses

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: GIS Analyst/Field Specialist
Company/Organization: Stark County Regional Planning Commission

Stark County Regional Planning Commission (SCRPC) is accepting applications for a GIS Analyst/Field Specialist.  This position is highly technical in nature and requires a candidate with existing GIS knowledge and skills in order to perform the tasks efficiently.  This position also requires an individual with a high level of attention to detail and has the ability to work both independently and as part of a geographically diverse team. Employee will provide general and technical support services as necessary.  The employee works under the direct supervision of the GIS Manager and Executive Director.

Characteristic Work:

The GIS Analyst/Field Specialist compiles, manipulates and analyzes geospatial data.  In this role, ArcGIS software will be used to gather and analyze data to develop maps.  Additionally, the GIS Analyst may provide GIS training or assistance to other organization members and supports all GIS functions for each department at SCRPC.

Other Job Activities/Functions:

  • GPS field work collection of utility infrastructure including, storm, sanitary and water systems, etc. Previous GPS collection experience a plus.
  • Performs geographic data digitizing, data development, data file management, data capture and tabular data integration into geospatial databases.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of GIS data resources to be utilized for public access of geographic data.
  • Produce accurate maps and other representations of data for public land use and field work activity.
  • Research and verify geographic data
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physical demanding circumstances.

Application Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Administrative Assistant
Company/Organization: GBX

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Manager of Investor Relations, the Managing Director of Business Development, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Director of People Operations. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and a true team-player, willing to support wherever needed. This role often serves as the face and voice of GBX, interacting with our investors, advisors, partners, and job applicants, so a professional presence must be maintained at all times. In addition to supporting the Manager of Investor Relations, the Managing Director of Business Development, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Director of People Operations, the Administrative Assistant is a member of the Administrative team, providing back-up Receptionist support, as needed.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Project Manager
Company/Organization: GBX

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall project management of assigned GBX Group tax asset, real estate investment, and/or IT projects. This role coordinates people, projects, and processes, maintains project timelines, manages documentation, and addresses critical issues to advance project objectives and meet overall Company investment goals. The Project Manager must be an analytical and creative thinker, with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects to timely completion. This role will be a member of the Project Management team, work closely with the Finance, Legal, Development, Underwriting, and Asset Management teams, and will be the main point of contact with developer partners, consultants, and historic organizations.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Staff Water Resources Engineer or Scientist
Company/Organization: Geosyntec Consultants

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Researching pending CWA-related regulatory and legislative changes and evaluating impacts to clients;
  • Reviewing state and federal regulations and permits pertaining to surface water;
  • Managing, evaluating, and summarizing monitoring or other water quality data;
  • Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, and proposals;
  • Preparing and participating in meetings with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties; and
  • Supporting staff with environmental compliance programs.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Assistant Director for Stakeholder & Real Estate Development
Company/Organization: St. Clair Superior Development Corporation

Business Development

  • Act as a representative/city advocate and liaison for businesses and non-profit organizations in the St. Clair Superior neighborhood
  • Assist in developing and managing the SCSDC stakeholder support and membership program
  • Work with and support developers, real estate agents and businesses hoping to develop or expand in the St. Clair Superior community
  • Conduct outreach visits to businesses and meet specific targets for unique company visits and services
  • Organize happy hours, speakers, and events to support area businesses and promote B2B networking
  • Identify and track business problems and issues
  • Track and understand the workforce needs of businesses to help market open positions on the SCSDC website and social media platforms
  • Work in partnership with SCSDC’s community engagement specialist to identify ways to support entrepreneurship and business development opportunities for neighborhood residents and for anchor institutions to connect to local talent and resources
  • Lead annual stakeholders membership campaign seeking support from local businesses and stakeholders for SCSDC operations
  • Maintain a database of vacant and occupied commercial spaces in the neighborhood
  • Recruit businesses/organizations to locate to the neighborhood and connect them to resources and available real estate
  • Market and provide technical assistance for the City of Cleveland’s economic development programs
  • Staff the SCSDC Stakeholder Development Committee

Real Estate Development

  • Provide advice and assistance to developers desirous of developing in St. Clair Superior. 
  • Create and maintain a complete inventory of all existing retail, office, and industrial properties in the neighborhoods including tenant lease terms and vacancy rates
  • Track real estate development projects throughout the neighborhood (including office, retail, residential, and other spaces)
  • Support the creation of an equitable development policy
  • Coordinate with SCSDC community engagement specialist to solicit resident, business, and stakeholder input in seeking regulatory approvals while maintaining SCSDC as a good neighbor.
  • Develop an understanding of the dynamics of the local real estate market and market needs
  • Assist businesses, landowners, and developers as needed with property research, predevelopment assistance, community engagement, financing, land assembly strategies
  • Assist in developing projects on time and on budget, producing attractive, financially self-supporting properties that align with the organization’s mission
  • Support the executive director in establishing positive working relationships with peers, contractors, funders (equity and debt), regulatory entities, community leaders, and government partners
  • Assist the executive director in building relationships with the real estate community, including brokers and property owners, and provide support in tenanting commercial buildings
  • Help guide real estate development projects and business openings through the City of Cleveland’s review and approval process, assisting with permits and applications
  • Manage the City of Cleveland’s Storefront Renovation Program and assist business owners and property owners through the program
  • Assist the executive director in staffing the SCSDC Placemaking Committee

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by Friday, May 27 th at 5pm.

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Executive Assistant
Company/Organization: Neighborhood Leadership Development Program | CDC Leadership Program

Position Description: Reporting to the Program Director, the Executive Assistant will handle a wide range of administrative, organizational and executive support related responsibilities. The Executive Assistant uses discretion, judgment and knowledge of the organization when dealing with all persons related to NLDP/CDCLP.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedules Program Director’s meetings and teleconferences upon request.
  • Maintains a full comprehension of the organization’s philosophy, operations and procedures.
  • Assists with program communications and mailings.
  • Maintains all program records systems in a confidential manner.
  • Helps coordinate logistical planning of specified meetings and events.
  • Directly assists Program Director with projects/sessions.
  • Attends NLDP/CDCLP sessions and other meetings and events as required.
  • Develops office forms and updates documents.
  • Conducts research and compiles data on a variety of topics and issues.
  • Maintains and updates computer files.
  • Assists/Manages scheduling during organization-wide job searches.
  • Schedules/Manages cohort recruitment and selection process, open position interviews and NLDP/CDCLP events.
  • Prepares outgoing correspondence.
  • Is proficient with office equipment of all types and has mastered all relevant computer programs such as Microsoft Office which are important to the operation of the NLDP/CDCLP.
  • Answers and transfers incoming calls.
  • Any and all other duties as may be requested.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by Friday, May 27 th at 5pm.

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Graduate Support Manager
Company/Organization: Neighborhood Leadership Development Program

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and manages a broad based multi-faceted Graduate Support Program using a variety of strategies designed to strengthen the NLDP graduate community and encourage graduate networking.
  • Assists with the design, editing and writing of newsletters; includes securing contributions from graduates and community collaborators.
  • Facilitates and maintains a robust graduate community through social media communication with graduates. Leads the organization and execution of graduate project activities/events within the network. Cultivate community in social media networks through graduate highlights and sharing of birthday celebrations, ongoing job opportunities, trainings, NLDP program event dates, and potentially relevant resources and community information.
  • Track graduates’ accolades and community events, and shares with the NLDP community appropriately within network.
  • Continues the development/evolution of a strategy for integrating the recent NLDP graduates into the NLDP graduate community.
  • Meets with graduates on an ongoing basis and maintains visitation records.
  • Oversees the Graduate Support Grant Program
  • Jointly coordinates the Graduate Board Match Program.
  • Assists in securing speakers/presenters for continuing education of graduates.
  • Assists in facilitation of graduate events, including securing graduate event sites and arranging details with site and presenters.
  • Maintains survey tools to identify the needs of graduates.
  • Develops new programs, in conjunction with the Program Director, which address graduate needs and new or emerging issues related to leadership development.
  • Creates required reports for updates, activities and statistics / group data profiles of the graduate program.
  • Promotes and expands use of Coach-On-Call, graduate coaching sessions, acts as a liaison between coaches and graduates and maintains a database of graduate coaching sessions and coaching evaluations by graduates.
  • Manages two Care Call activities per year.
  • Assists/leads development and revision of marketing and communication materials, including providing copy for video and printed material.
  • Creates & implements graduate coaching evaluations using Survey Monkey and provides overview of trends.
  • Facilitates the Graduate Events Committee (GEC), acts as liaison between NLDP staff and graduates and assists the GEC in disseminating information to committee members and graduates.
  • Maintains and updates an online database of graduate contact records.
  • Oversees and assists in evaluating the progress of graduate programs and assesses areas of improvement needed.
  • Builds networking opportunities for graduates in order to provide them with ways to connect with other graduates and community resources to benefit their neighborhood projects.
  • Assists in maintenance and distribution of annual Graduate Events Calendar.
  • Assists with the recruitment and selection of future NLDP cohorts.
  • Creates expanded relationships on behalf of NLDP in the Greater Cleveland community.
  • Assists Program Director with other program elements of NLDP as needed.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by Friday, May 27th at 5pm

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Posting Date: 5/9/22
Position: Planner
Company/Organization: City of Shaker Heights

Join a dynamic team of professional planners producing exceptional plans and implementing exciting projects, including the future phases of Van Aken District redevelopment, active transportation and streetscape projects, public art and transit-oriented development. This position is ideal for a planner interested in a variety of topics contributing to exceptional community planning.

Assignments include active transportation, recreation and neighborhood plans; grant research, grant applications and grant administration; staff assistance to the Landmark Commission for regular meetings and special projects; graphics and mapping; general research related to current planning initiatives; and support for other Planning Department activities.

Applicants should possess thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, urban design and historic preservation.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Date: 5/6/22
Position: Anti-Human Trafficking Outreach Coordinator
Company / Position: Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

The primary responsibility of the Anti-Human Trafficking (HT) Outreach Coordinator is to increase the awareness of services at the Human Trafficking Drop-In Center. The Anti-Human Trafficking Outreach Coordinator will develop new external partnerships and cultivate existing relationships with key external partners. The Anti-Human Trafficking Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the creation, coordination, and implementation of the on-the-ground outreach tactics in Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s four service counties (Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, & Ashtabula). Through this successful delivery of a variety of outreach services, the HT Outreach Coordinator will help to establish Cleveland Rape Crisis Center as the premier provider for survivors of rape, sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Essential Job Functions
• Creates, implement, and evaluates outreach plans in collaboration with the Director of Anti-Human
Trafficking and Advocacy and Chief Program Officer.
• Disseminates Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Human Trafficking Drop-In Center’s materials to a variety of
organizations and venues.
• Provides professional training in the identification, awareness, and prevention of human trafficking.
• Facilitates psychoeducational workshops addressing human trafficking and sexual violence.
• Attends monthly human trafficking coalition meetings, community meetings, community fairs, and
other outreach events to generate client referrals.
• Creates and executes community engagement activities to increase awareness that human trafficking.
• Acts as an educational resource by providing information regarding CRCC’s services to external partners
and community members. 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 5/5/22
Position: Trumbull County
Company / Position: GIS Coordinator/Permits Supervisor

Under general supervision of the Chief Project Manager, the GIS Coordinator initiates and maintains a Geographic Information System (GIS) program and database to create water and sanitary sewer layers for the Trumbull County GIS System. Advises on needed GIS equipment and software purchases. Provides management of drafting and permit personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Initiates and maintains a GIS system to create water and sanitary sewer layers for the Trumbull County GIS System. Advises on needed equipment and software. Performs field work and directs others to gather information required to continually update the water and sanitary sewer GIS layers. Works with the Sanitary Engineer, Assistant Sanitary Engineer, Chief Project Manager, Wastewater Superintendent, Water Superintendent and other staff engineers to gather and verify data to be added to the GIS layers.

Provides guidance and instructions to department field personnel (wastewater operators, water operators, maintenance personnel, sewer crews, engineering technicians, draftspersons’, service investigators, customer service representatives and meter readers) regarding the proper gathering and adding of data to the GIS layers.

Supervises the issuance of all water and sanitary sewer permits. Coordinates the calculations and collection of tap-in fees and reimbursements necessary to issue a permit. Coordinates updates to the list of properties benefited by water and sanitary sewer lines and works with the Trumbull County Health Department to enforce connections.

Supervises inspectors and draftspersons within the Sanitary Engineering Department. Recommends policy changes and evaluates staffing needs and potential program development.

Answers inquiries from the general public regarding the availability of water and sewer lines within a specific location. Researches petitions for water and sanitary sewer to determine the petition strength based on property front footage. Forwards results and recommendations to the Chief Project Manager regarding project feasibility.

Attends meetings, researches records and assists the Sanitary Engineer, Deputy Sanitary Engineer and Chief Project Manager as necessary. 

Application Deadline: June 2, 2022

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Posting Date: 5/3/22
Position: Development Planner
Company / Position:  Community Development, City of Kent

Under the general supervision of the Community Development Director, performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in the current and/or long range planning programs of the City related to the development and redevelopment and implementation of land use, including site plan review, and compliance with applicable City ordinances and policies; assists in the processing and review of applications submitted to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Architectural Review Board; issues zoning permits; assists with zoning related code enforcement; performs other job related tasks as assigned.

Application Deadline: May 27, 2022

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Research Project ManagerShelby County Government
Company / Position: The Robert Graham Center

The research project manager is responsible for effectively project managing the RGC information management portfolio and serving as a data steward for all data needed in data-driven decision-making (incl. public, proprietary, and restricted use assets). In addition, the project manager actively supports the center’s social entrepreneurial initiatives; champions the center’s key dissemination channels, and coordinates tactical learning priorities, in line with the center’s aspirations of becoming a learning organization.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Company/Organization: Slavic Village Development

Positions:

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Municipal Planner - Land Use Controls 
Company/Organization: Shelby County Government

Works under general supervision of the Manager of the Land Use Controls Section of the Office of Planning and Development to act as project manager for individual land use requests presented to the Memphis and Shelby County Land Use Control Board and Board of Adjustment.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Neighborhood Safety Specialist
Company/Organization: Block By Block

Neighborhood Safety Specialists will patrol downtown on foot, bike and/or vehicle as a deterrent to and being on the lookout for unwanted behavior and activity, while providing information, assistance and directions to downtown workers, residents and visitors. Neighborhood Safety Specialists are responsible for providing a visible uniformed presence within an assigned neighborhood. They serve in partnership with local law enforcement officers and proactively work with business owners, operators, outreach team members and other municipal and social service providers to promote and maintain a safe and welcoming neighborhood environment.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Urban Program Specialist
Company/Organization: Warren County Soil and Water Conservation Specialist

Warren Co SWCD seeks a midlevel stormwater professional to implement the County Stormwater Regulations, County Earth Disturbing Permit and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) program through administration, plan review, fee collection, permitting, field inspections, reporting, and enforcement. The Urban Program Specialist will provide technical assistance to landowners, consultants, engineers, units of government and other clients of the District pertaining to stormwater, drainage, erosion, conservation, and other natural resource subjects. Develop, organize, and implement various public outreach and educational offerings and events pertaining to stormwater, natural resources, and conservation topics.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Assistant Director of Planning & Development
Company/Organization: City of South Euclid

The City of South Euclid is seeking an Assistant Director of Planning & Development to serve as the City’s chief revitalization specialist. This person will oversee all housing and neighborhood revitalization programs.The selected applicant will also serve as a liaison between the City and the small business community. In order to perform these duties, the successful candidate will be working in close partnership with the City’s community development corporation, One South Euclid.

  • Serve as the City’s chief housing and neighborhood revitalization agent, working closely with the Building Department to administer various programs and housing policies.
  • Manage the City’s land bank and ensure properties are being properly maintained.
  • Monitor the tax status of all properties in the City, work closely with Cuyahoga County to ensure properties are moving through the tax foreclosure process as appropriate.
  • Work closely with One South Euclid and City Council to manage the Build, Grow, Thrive Residential Resale Program, which is the sale of properties in the City’s land bank. - Assist residents in navigating various assistance programs including mortgage assistance, rental assistance, and property tax assistance.
  • Assist residents in navigating and obtaining funds from available exterior home repair programs.
  • Utilize various mapping tools, such as GIS, to understand and interpret neighborhood trends.
  • Engage various stakeholders, including realtors, and work to market the City in a positive manner. - Serve as a liaison to the City’s small business community, regularly visit and communicate with businesses, maintain the City’s online business directory, and plan regular networking events.
  • Assist new businesses with finding suitable locations in the City, help businesses navigate through City approval processes, and assist in maintaining the City’s online available properties database.
  • Assist commercial property owners by matching them with potential tenants and informing them of property improvement assistance programs and programs to assist potential tenants.
  • - Represent the City on various regional groups such as the First Suburbs Consortium and chambers of commerce, and work with regional stakeholders on programs to benefit South Euclid.
  • Provide general office support, represent the city at various community meetings and events, and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Planning & Development.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Date: 4/30/22
Position: Water Champion Intake Specialist
Company/Organization: CHN Housing Partners

The Water Champion Intake Specialist will function in a role providing outreach for our Utilities Assistance Programs. This position will work primarily with The Water Champion program, which is an initiative of the Greater Cleveland Water Equity Partners. Working with Cleveland Division of Water and the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, the Water Champion Intake Specialist connects with residents in vulnerable communities, shares vital resources/information on water initiatives, energy assistance affordability programs, and listens to community perspectives on utility issues. 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/25/22
Position: Senior Planner
Company/Organization: Planning & Community Development - City of Colorado Springs, CO

In this position, you will perform planning duties in support of the City's redevelopment and land use entitlement programs while ensuring compliance with professional standards and regulations. With the thriving economic conditions of the Pikes Peak Region, the City of Colorado Springs is experiencing a high pace of development and this position will participate in a higher volume of project management for active entitlements as well as special project assignments.  The City is excited to be on the cusp of introducing a new Unified Development Code which will continue to shape our growing community.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Review complex land use applications for compliance with City code and other applicable regulations; ensure compliance with professional standards
  • Process development application submittals for distribution; manage public notification requirements, and verify that all application components are provided and in compliance Communicate with internal and external stakeholders; write technical review letters Present project proposals at City Planning Commission and City Council meetings and other public hearings
  • Research zoning, planning, development, geological, and drainage history for pre-application and potential development
  • Communicate research and development process, applicable regulations, and potential pitfalls to development applicants
  • Research and develop land use regulations and policies; present to City Planning Commission and City Council for formal adoption; and train staff on new regulations and policies
  • Coordinate assigned activities and projects with other divisions, outside agencies, and the public

Application Deadline: 5/9/2022 4:00 PM Mountain

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Posting Date: 4/25/22
Position: Planner II
Company/Organization: Planning & Community Development - City of Colorado Springs, CO

In this position, you will perform planning duties in support of the City's redevelopment and land use entitlement programs while ensuring compliance with professional standards and regulations. With the thriving economic conditions of the Pikes Peak Region, the City of Colorado Springs is experiencing a high pace of development and this position will participate in a higher volume of project management for active entitlements as well as special project assignments.  The City is excited to be on the cusp of introducing a new Unified Development Code which will continue to shape our growing community.  

Essential Job Functions- the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Review land use applications, verify for code compliance, and process for distribution 
  • Manage public notification requirements; write technical review letters
  • Present project proposals at public hearings before the Planning Commission, Downtown Review Board, and/or City Council
  • Perform planner-in-charge desk duties; respond to customer inquiries regarding planning, zoning, and land use regulations
  • Review and process building permits for commercial and multi-family projects Coordinate activities and projects with other divisions, outside agencies, and the public; provide assistance to department staff

Application Deadline: 5/9/2022 4:00 PM Mountain

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Posting Date: 4/25/22
Position: Senior Comprehensive Planner
Company/Organization: Planning & Community Development - City of Colorado Springs, CO

In this position, you will perform comprehensive planning duties for the Comprehensive Planning team of the Planning and Community Development Department in support of the PlanCOS (the City’s comprehensive plan) including but not limited to our Neighborhood/Community Planning Program.

Essential Job Functions- the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Lead and/or coordinate with long-range planning processes related to land use growth and development, urban design, and transportation, specifically including the City's neighborhood/community planning program
  • Manage the development of long-range plans including original work and consultant contracts; research existing plans; create and provide implementation metrics and reports
  • Analyze areas for needs to be addressed through the planning processes; identify concerns from neighborhood groups and other stakeholders
  • Support the City's special financing district analysis, policy development, and special district application processing functions
  • Present planning initiatives and updates at public hearings before groups, including steering committees, community groups, the Planning Commission, and/or City Council
  • Coordinate activities and projects with other divisions, outside agencies, stakeholder organizations, and the public
  • Develop and implement comprehensive planning policies, urban standards, and programs to create a vibrant and successful City
  • Provide GIS support, including spatial analysis, modeling, and mapping for comprehensive planning
  • Proactively identify barriers to planning and development success; develop solutions to increase vibrancy and investment
  • Provide professional assistance to property owners, stakeholder groups, and department staff on design policies, placemaking, form-based codes, mobility, and other comprehensive planning, land use, and urban issues
  • Support the Department’s special district review processes.

Application Deadline: 5/19/2022 4:00 PM Mountain

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Posting Date: 4/25/22
Position: Development Project Manager
Company/Organization: Downtown Memphis Commission 

The Development Project Manager works closely with downtown property owners and small businesses to understand their needs and match them with development incentives that can help them make lasting improvements to their properties. The process typically involves collaborating with organizational partners, direct outreach to property and business owners, leading pre-application meetings, reviewing plans and drawings, writing analytical staff reports, and presenting projects for consideration at monthly board meetings. This position reports to the DMC’s Senior Vice President for Planning & Development.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/25/22
Position: Director of Planning
Company/Organization: City of Painesville

Administrative work performing a broad range of functions related to the development of long and short range physical development plans and administration of planning and zoning.  This position is responsible to maintain liaison with, and securing cooperation of departments, agencies, and organizations within and outside of the City.  The position oversees Planning and works with the Housing Inspectors to coordinate zoning inspections and compliance.  It includes supervising the front desk in the Community Development office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the front desk that is responsible for taking in planning and zoning permits as well as subdivision plans. Includes other applications (i.e., Rental Registration Form)  for Community Development as well. 
  • Preparation and administration of agenda, minutes, reports, visual aids, and other data for meetings of the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, City Council, Housing Task Force, etc. as they pertain to the short and long-range planning in the community.
  • Recommends short and long-range planning initiatives.
  • Responds to technical questions of a zoning and planning nature; and administers the Zoning Code.
  • Reviews and approves a variety of zoning permit applications (i.e. zoning, signage, occupancy) and reviews and completes site plan review.
  • Administers design review standards.
  • Prepares, coordinates implementation and maintains the long-term planning including Painesville Comprehensive Plan, Downtown Master Plan, Transportation & Streetscape Plan and other related Policy Plans.
  • Acts as the staff liaison to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals as well as community groups, other departments, agencies and other organizations.
  • Responsible for researching and recommending modifications to the Unified Development Code (UDC).
  • Corresponds and advises applicants and staff regarding requirements of UDC.
  • Prepares budget and approves expenditure requests for the Planning Department
  • Performs field inspections to gather data as part of the development review process; verifies that development projects comply with approved plans.
  • Reviews permits and supervises zoning compliance, including responding to complaints; issuing compliance letters; maintaining records of letters sent; and filing charges in Municipal Court; attends court pre-trials and trials.
  • Recommends capital improvements to be constructed, land to be acquired, location and timing of new facility and subdivision development.
  • Submits recommendations to City Manager on street and alley vacations, extensions, widening and dedication.
  • Supervises work of consultants performing services for the department.
  • Assist with the economic development program as needed.
  • Oversees enforcement of the zoning code and works with the Housing Inspectors to identify violations and ensure compliance. 
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/14/22
Position: Economic Development Coordinator
Company/Organization: City of Independence

The person holding this full-time position reports directly to the Economic Development Director and will be primarily responsible for reaching out to businesses to assess their needs as a part of the City's efforts to maintain and expand its business base. The person will also be responsible for developing programs and initiatives to enhance the business experience including but not limited to programing, community engagement and connecting business with resources.

Internally this position works collaboratively with the City's Administration to develop, coordinate, and promote effective sustainability initiatives to reduce the City's impact on the environment.

This position may also be assigned to special projects as determined by the Economic Development Director, including but not limited to researching programs and support for businesses to transition to "green" alternatives, providing educational training and opportunities which engage the City's businesses and residents.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 4/15/22
Position: Sustainability Coordinator
Company/Organization: Blossom Music Center

Blossom Music Center is seeking a Venue Sustainability Coordinator to help us take our sustainability programs to the next level.  This role will provide administrative and executional support to drive effective and successful implementation of venue sustainability programs. This position will operate under the guidance of Live Nation’s national Sustainability Team but will report directly to the Venue Operations Manager and be part of the venue operations team. This is a seasonal, part-time position working mid-March through October at an average of 3

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 3/18/22
Position: VISTA Member
Company/Organization: East Cleveland Farmers Market – Americorps

The VISTA member will develop and implement plans to engage low-income customers to gain access to fresh local food at the Coit Road Farmers' Market. This will include learning about customer, community, and vendor needs. The member will work with the Market to address these needs through outreach, activities, capacity building, and site improvements. They will collaborate with community and other site partners to develop customer loyalty, food production, and needed infrastructure. The member will work with marketing and social media, apply for grants, and recruit and supervise volunteers.

Application Deadline: 6/06/2022

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