Program Director, Strong Communities, Strong Cities
Institute for Sustainable Communities
Posted on: Jan 4, 2013
The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) is looking forProgram Directorcandidates to lead the implementation of a HUD-funded cities and communities project in the US and otherwise support ISC’s US Program. The purpose of this project is to connect America’s most economically distressed local communities to national and local experts with wide-ranging experience and skills. Ideal candidates will have senior-level experience managing networks and working with US agencies on projects related to economic revitalization—particularly related to local capacity, comprehensive planning, and regional collaboration .
The Program Director will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day management of a National Resource Network pilot program. This individual provides leadership for a program team, works collaboratively with program partners, manages and deploys a team of technical consultants, and ensures the development and delivery of key program components. This position is pending funding.
ISC seeks candidates with a proven track record of designing, implementing, and directing programs that present innovative approaches to problem solving. The Director will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight and serve as principal liaison to HUD. The Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the project and will ensure that it is progressing appropriately and meeting its targets. We are especially interested in candidates who have achieved positive program impacts and have demonstrated creative and adaptive program management in challenging environments.
This position may be based in either Montpelier, Vermont or Washington, DC.
Position available pending funding.
Please go to http://www.iscvt.org/who_we_are/jobs/application to complete our web based application form.
In addition to filling out the form please follow the directions to upload your cover letter and resume (one file please!). Applications are reviewed as received. Position(s) open until filled. Online applications only. No phone calls, please. Only finalists will be contacted. ISC is an equal opportunity employer.
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