Community Development Coordinator – City of Framingham

Job Purpose:

The Community Development (CD) Coordinator directs Framingham’s Community Development (CD) Department within the Division of Planning and Community Development (PCD). The CD Department administers the City’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) programs. The CD Coordinator manages approximately $700,000 in annual federal CDBG and HOME grants to meet federal objectives and achieve City community development goals. In this role, the Community Development Coordinator sets short and long-range plans and objectives and develops implementation strategies. The Coordinator assumes direct accountability for departmental results.

The CD Coordinator, under the direction of the PCD Director, develops, implements, and monitors policies and procedures to ensure on-going receipt of entitlement grants. The CD Coordinator also ensures compliance with all statutory and programmatic regulations and requirements. In doing so, the CD Coordinator develops, implements, and oversees departmental policies, goals, objectives, budgets and personnel, coordinating with other PCD and City departments as needed. The CD Coordinator orchestrates these programs to achieve quality of life improvements for people living in the City’s CDBG-eligible census tracts.

The CD Coordinator also serves as the City’s point person on housing issues. 

Organizational Scope:

The employee works under the general direction of the PCD Director and is guided by municipal policies and objectives. The CD Coordinator consults with the PCD Director as required for clarification and interpretation of municipal policies and procedures. The CD Coordinator also keeps the PCD Director informed of all HUD and consortium deadlines, monitoring, and corrective actions. The employee manages relationships through regular interaction with City staff, City Meeting members, service organizations, and community activists. The employee identifies issues and resolves conflicts.

To apply:

Code: 20144-1
Details: Job Description

Salary: $72,091.24
HOURS: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am to 7:00pm
Friday 8:30am to 2:00pm
Occasional Night Meetings