Director of Community & Economic Development – Fullerton, CA

Client: City of Fullerton, California
Position: Director of Community and Economic Development
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

Additional Information: 

 

The City of Fullerton is recruiting for a highly experienced Director of Community and Economic Development to manage the day-to-day activities of the Community and Economic Development Department. The successful candidate will have a broad background in urban planning, community development, and economic development principles, and a strong track record of success in managing a multi-faceted organization. The new Director will work closely with the City Manager’s Office and will be directly responsible for a department of 31 full-time employees in addition to contract staff serving a specific need, with an operating budget of $5.5 million. This senior-level executive will be results-driven with well-grounded, ethical decision-making skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and strong leadership characteristics.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in community development, economic development, urban planning, or a related field. A Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a closely related field is desirable. This position requires a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, economic development, urban planning, redevelopment, or a closely related field, including three years at the mid-management/supervisory level in an organization comparable to Fullerton in terms of the scope of activity.

The annual salary for the Director of Community and Economic Development is up to $135,950 to $203,926.  Placement within the range is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications (DOQ).

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter and  comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson at (916) 630-4900.