Director of Development Services

City of Hayward, California

The City of Hayward (estimated population 153,600) is located in Alameda County, on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, 14 miles south of Oakland, 26 miles north of San Jose, and 10 miles west of the Livermore Valley. Hayward is strategically positioned at the epicenter of a metropolitan area synonymous with innovation, bold thinking, and entrepreneurship. The City is seeking a participative manager with proven leadership capabilities and excellent interpersonal skills to serve as the new Director of Development Services. The ideal candidate will be someone with initiative and a balance of technical skills and personal attributes who thrives in a dynamic, fast-moving environment; preferably, someone who is comfortable and capable of working with limited resources and minimal direction. A strategic and innovative leader who will think outside the box and push the boundaries in order to attract developers and offer creative solutions to problem solving in order to meet the diverse needs of the City, is being sought. This position requires a collaborative, service-minded individual with strong relationship-building skills, excellent communication skills, and ability to connect with people at all levels. The minimum requirements for this positions are a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Planning, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field; and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in program planning, development review processes and programs, data analysis, and supervision of staff services; or any combination of education and experience which provides the candidate with the required skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job. AICP membership, or the ability to obtain membership within the first two years of employment, preferred. An appropriate and valid California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record is also required. The annual salary range for this position is $166,420.80 – $202,300.80, DOQ. Apply online at Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have questions. Filing Deadline: April 15, 2018


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