Plans, coordinates, and directs projects relating to neighborhood revitalization, community development programs, codes enforcement, animal services operations, alert center operations, and Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center.
Investigates operational and administrative problems and complaints; reports finding and recommends solutions to Director; conducts program evaluation and feasibility studies on Departmental operations and recommends course of action to Director for improving efficiency and effectiveness of Departmental programs.
Coordinates redevelopment projects and activities with the Community Housing Advisory Board to include transfer of properties within the City of Little Rock of for profit and non-profit developers for affordable housing projects.
Serves as administrative liaison between the Department and other City departments and the general public; plans and organizes meetings with citizens, City officials, and department staff to discuss Departmental project activities.
Conducts research and assess feasibility and opportunities for creating programs and projects, including new program and new technology development, prepares statistical reports and recommendations for the Director.
Serves as Departmental liaison on computer, networking and software issues; analyzes software and computer hardware for use in Department activities and facilities; provides cost and production recommendations to the Director.
Prepares tentative annual budget figures for the Department by compiling information received from division managers; reviews budget for approval by the Director; monitors the Departmental budget by reviewing monthly budget reports to ensure budgeted amounts are not exceeded; reviews and approves all budget transactions including purchase requisitions, payroll travel requests and account transfers.
Assigns and directs the work activities and monitors performance of assigned personnel.
Directs Departmental activities in the absence of the Director.
Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban and Regional Planning, or a related area, four (4) years of experience working with municipal community development, housing or neighborhood programs at a professional level, or a related area, and two (2) years of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.