Norwalk, CT (pop. 89,000) The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency is seeking a creative and innovative professional with a record of achievement in urban development, planning and housing policy to serve as its next Executive Director. The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency (NRA) serves a diverse population located in the heart of Fairfield County and situated directly on the Long Island Sound. From South Norwalk to Wall Street, the Redevelopment Agency works with public and private entities to employ the smart-growth principles of mixed income, mixed use and transit-oriented development to enhance Norwalk's vitality and urban diversity.
The Redevelopment Agency is a quasi-governmental organization. The Executive Director reports to a five member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of Norwalk and affirmed by the Norwalk Common council for staggered five year terms. The Executive Director leads a staff of 8 full time and one part time employee and administers an operating budget of $1.4 million with approximately $8 million in assets. The NRA staff also serves as the city’s housing and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programming administrator.
Starting salary range: $175,000 - $200,000 +/- DOQ. Residency in the City of Norwalk is required within 6 months of employment. Candidates should apply electronically no later than August 30, 2019 with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 work related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130 Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.