Director of Social Sustainability
City of Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Other topics not covered above|
|Job Level||Senior (8-10 years)|
|Salary Range||$80,056 – $111,695/yr.|
|AICP Certification||Not Required|
The City of Fort Collins, Colorado has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced manager to lead and manage the Social Sustainability Department. Under the direction of the Chief Sustainability Officer, the Director will be responsible for providing leadership and vision, as well as management and supervision of the Social Sustainability Department, which is one of three departments within Sustainability Services. Social Sustainability is a new area of focus for the City, and includes but is not limited to: affordable housing, human services, local food production, homelessness, and early childhood care. A primary task of the Department is to integrate social sustainability into the City’s strategic planning efforts as well as the day-to-day work that the City does. The Director will manage and provide oversight of short- and long-term plans and studies, as well as oversight of a funding process that includes over $2M/year in grants and loans to affordable housing developers and human service agencies.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience working with citizen groups, business interests, non-profit and government agencies, and appointed and elected officials developing and implementing projects, strategies and policy. He or she will have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, and a track record for developing a positive, team-oriented work environment. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences, planning, housing, sustainability, public policy or field related to sustainability (an advance degree is preferred) plus a minimum eight years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary Range: $80,056 – $111,695 annually, depending on qualifications plus a very competitive benefit package. Residency requirement. Background check and drug test required.
Visit www.fcgov.com/jobs for more information and to apply by October 25, 2013. Successful candidates should be available for in-person interviews November 20-22. EOE.