Director of Economic and Community Development

The City of Azusa is seeking a Director of Economic and Community Development who is confident, approachable and demonstrates the ability to collaborate while anticipating and resolving issues proactively. The ideal candidate will be a key Executive contributor on strategic issues that support a variety of Economic and Community Development operational issues. The Director should be a strategic thinker who operates in a results-oriented, active and hands on fashion; who is candid and exercises a high level of ethics and integrity all while possessing the ability to gain the confidence and cooperation of public officials, administrators, employees, labor associations, and the general public. The position serves as the staff representative to the Planning Commission and City Committees.

A typical candidate will have demonstrated leadership in a public environment with a broad responsibility in Economic and Community Development. The selected candidate will have a B.A. degree of equivalent in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field. Five years of increasingly experience in Economics and Community Development, and/or Planning including three years of supervisory and administrative experience. MA degree in a related field is desirable.

Interested candidates should apply for the position no later than: October 31, 2018, 5:30 p.m. by submitting an online application, a comprehensive resume, and a compelling cover letter including three professional reference to the Human Resources Department at:

Also, the City of Azusa will have an upcoming vacancy for a Planning Manager posted soon! Please visit our website for more details.

  • : california
  • : Azusa
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  • : Tanya Bragg (626) 812-5183