St. Paul, MN
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Urban Design|
|Job Level||Senior (8-10 years)|
|Salary Range||$55,457.00 - $83,185.00 Annually|
|AICP Certification||Not Required|
**Temporary 3-year grant funded position - benefits eligible.**
The Metropolitan Council has been awarded a $5 million "Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant" from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant to support planning along our growing network of rail and bus transitways. The intent of the program is to build on existing regional planning efforts and promote multi-modal transportation choices; expand the supply of affordable housing; and encourage transit-friendly development, environmental preservation and energy efficiency.
Under the supervision of the program director, this position will be responsible for coordinating 21 regional and corridor planning projects. It will work with individual project managers from a variety of subgrantees within the region (including public and nonprofit agencies) to ensure that the 21 projects are implemented on time and on budget, in accordance with standards established by HUD and the Policy Board of the Twin Cities' program. It will be responsible for ensuring that all projects include robust community outreach and engagement activities, and systems for gathering data to evaluate the effectiveness of funded activities. Attendance at evening meetings may be necessary, as well as occasional out-of-state travel.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, urban and regional planning. Master's degree is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of urban planning experience in a metropolitan area with at least two (2) years of experience managing development/redevelopment projects involving transportation and land use issues, and citizen engagement in a political and regulatory environment.
TO APPLY: Interested applicants must submit a Metropolitan Council online employment application. For more job information and application instructions, go to www.metrocouncil.org.