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Job Title: 

Director of Planning & Community & Economic Development

City of Madison (WI)
Job Location: 
Madison, WI
Salary Range: 
$126,155.00 - $170,309.00 Annually
Full Job Description: 

The City of Madison is searching for a creative, collaborative leader who knows how to center equity and lead a strong team to accomplish great things. This is an opportunity to lead a critical department in a growing city and to work with a new and innovative mayor. The Department consists of the Planning Division, the Community Development Division, the Economic Development Division, the Building Inspection Division, and the Community Development Authority (CDA) Executive Director, who oversees Housing Operations. The successful applicant will be in a position to influence the built environment of Madison for years to come, by implementing transit-oriented development that is equitable and avoids displacement. This position will play a significant role in community economic development, focusing on building community wealth via a diverse and thriving business community.

Our Community
Madison is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the country. A flourishing restaurant scene, more than 200 miles of bike paths and trails, excellent healthcare, a world renowned research university, and five beautiful lakes make our community a thriving, vibrant place to call home.
But don't just take our word for it...

Top 10 Happiest Cities in the World, National Geographic 2015

Top 10 Best Small Cities in America, National Geographic Traveler 2018

Top 10 Best Places to Live, Livability.com 2018

#1 Best City for an Active Lifestyle, Wallethub 2017

#3 America's Friendliest Cities, Travel & Leisure 2016

#1 Fittest Cities in America, Fitbit 2016

#1 Fittest Cities in America, Fitbit 2016

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To Apply: 

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Date Posted: 
Friday, June 28, 2019
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 29, 2019
Posting Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Job Location Details: 
Madison, WI

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