Community Development Director

City of Norwich, CT
City of Norwich, CT

This is a highly responsible managerial and administrative work involving the management of the Community Development Block Grant and other related federal, state and local programs.  Work involves responsibility for effectively  administering these funding programs in compliance with the policies and regulations of the funding agencies.  Duties include planning, directing and coordinating department activities related to Community Development Block Grant Programs.  This position also has the responsibility for making difficult administrative and program coordination decisions.  The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in the management and administration of government funded programs.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in public administration, urban planning or a related field, plus three or more years’ experience in municipal planning and/or administration of funding programs or any combination of education, training and experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position.  Recent experience administering, applying for, and managing significant state and federal grants, specifically including CDBG, required.  Must have valid driver’s license.

Important Information:  In order to be considered, applicants must demonstrate on their application they meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.

You must reside within the State of Connecticut, 60 miles from Norwich within one year of appointment.

Rate of Pay:  $84,166.24 – $87,825.63

Complete job description is available online.

Kathryn Crees

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