Community Development Director

Organization: Village of Matteson, Illinois
Salary: $85,000 to $95,000
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Job Description:


Located just 25 miles south of the Chicago loop, the Village of Matteson, IL (pop. 16,016) is a vibrant, progressive, upper middle income, racially diverse community that is one of the fastest growing in the Chicago area. Matteson serves as a regional retail hub, and has active commercial, retail and residential developments.

The Village is recruiting a Director of Community Development to lead a professional team of 15 that includes planning, community affairs, building inspections and permits, construction and capital projects, and who also facilitates a dynamic planning commission. The Director is appointed by the Village President with consent of the Board and will report to the Village Administrator.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and 5-7 years of progressively responsible planning or closely related experience. A Master�s degree preferred. Proven leadership abilities, knowledge of tax increment financing, strategic planning and team management are also required.

The starting salary is expected to be between $85,000 and $95,000. Residency in the Village is required within 12 months of hire.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter immediately to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


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