Assistant City Manager/Department of Planning and Development Director – City of Lowell

The City of Lowell is seeking candidates for Assistant City Manager/ Department of Planning and Development Director in the Department of Planning and Development.  This position reports directly to the City Manager and supervises all personnel involved in the daily operation of the Department of Planning and Development including the City’s Economic Development, Community Development, Planning, Housing/Energy and Development Services groups. Develops and administers policies, budgets and strategies for the City’s Economic Development and Neighborhood Improvement agendas, as defined by the department’s mission statement and current Master Plan. Bachelor’s degree required in Urban Planning, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners certification preferred. Minimum 5-7 years demonstrated successful full time experience in Urban Planning or Public Administration, and current knowledge of all state and federal programs dealing with community development, including CDBG and HOME. Demonstrated management and supervisory experience of at least 10 subordinate professional personnel. Salary range: $121,656.60 (min) to $142,935.00 (max) annual; 35 hrs/wk  Qualified individuals should apply by the deadline of September 2, 2022 by submitting application/resume with cover letter using the City of Lowell job opportunities online portal: https://ess.lowellma.gov/employmentopportunities  EOE/AA/504 Employer