The City of Austin is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the Assistant Director, Housing and Planning position, which reports to the Department Director. The Assistant Director, Housing and Planning will have several exciting challenges to address and areas of opportunity in which to excel. Among these is the need to support the vision for the Department, advance the City’s non-discrimination initiatives, and promote outreach, education, and awareness events for both businesses and community stakeholders. The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving the department’s programs including planning, zoning, annexation, historic preservation, displacement prevention, and urban design for the City of Austin.
To ensure consideration, candidates should apply by November 29, 2020. To apply, candidates must submit an application, a comprehensive resume, and cover letter online via the City of Austin jobs website at http://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/85362. Interested candidates should apply early in the process for optimum consideration.
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban or Regional Planning, Public Administration Business Administration or a field related to the job, plus six (6) years of related experience, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Graduation with a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
Texas Class C Driver License.
Internal Number: COA082281
About City of Austin
The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The Austin City Council City has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent 10 single member districts. The Mayor and Council Members serve in their respective seats for four years and cannot be elected to more than two consecutive terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Council and City Manager are committed to their mission of delivering the highest quality services in the most cost-effective manner.