Are you looking for an opportunity to be an influential leader in a progressive and innovative community? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, complex work environment? Are you passionate about helping others improve their lives?
The City of Boulder, CO is currently seeking an Assistant City Manager for Housing (ACM for Housing). This is an opportunity to help craft an exciting agenda for the Housing Division in a community with a history of creatively addressing social needs.
Boulder, covering 25 square miles, is located at the edge of the Rocky Mountains, 35 miles northwest of Denver, includes about 100,000 residents, and is home to the main campus of the University of Colorado.
The City of Boulder is a dynamic organization of approximately 1,200 employees that provides many leading edge services to the community. The City has been a national leader in the development of affordable housing, the preservation of open space and mountain parks, and most recently, in planning a values-based future for the provision of electrical energy to its residents and businesses.
The City of Boulder’s Division of Housing works with community groups to provide a variety of housing choices to households at all income levels. Until recently, the Housing Division was a part of the Housing and Human Services Department. Currently, the Housing Division and Human Services Division operate independently, with the Housing Division under the supervision of the City Manager’s Office. The ACM for Housing will provide leadership, direction, and supervision to a staff of ten and oversee an annual budget of approximately $6 million.
Competitive candidates will hold an undergraduate degree (BA/BS or equivalent) from an accredited college or university in Finance, Business, Public Administration, Construction Management, Urban Planning, or a closely related field. An advanced degree such as an MBA, MPA, JD or MA/MS/Ph.D. in a related field is highly desirable. A proven track record of establishing, leading, and being a member of high performing teams is highly desirable. An understanding of economic development, real estate markets, and public policy processes at the local level is essential.
The City of Boulder is a progressive, equal opportunity employer. The City believes that a diverse work force adds quality and perspective to the services provided to the public.
All candidates are encouraged to apply. To do so, please send a cover letter addressed to Ed Rogan and resume as soon as possible and preferably no later than January 18, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume review begins immediately and screening interviews will commence by the second week of December. For a detailed Position Profile, please visit: http://www.waldronhr.com/index.php/social-enterprises/retained-search/open-searches