Assistant Community Development Director

City of Salinas

Salinas, CA

Experience Level: Senior

Salary: $127,476 - $162,708 Annually

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The City of Salinas (pop. 163,542) is the 33rd largest city in California and the largest city in beautiful Monterey County. The City of Salinas Community Development Department invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Community Development Director. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, team player, and staff manager; possessing excellent supervisory skills necessary to guide, mentor, and develop employees and create a respectful and high performing working environment. The successful candidate will have broad experience in community development with extensive expertise managing staff and creating an organizational structure with a sense of team and purpose. Exceptional interpersonal skills and political acumen are of the utmost importance. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for public service, especially serving an underserved community. This is the perfect opportunity for the individual that wants to make a positive impact in a community.

At a minimum, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Planning, Civil Engineering, Economics, or a closely related field and six years of progressively responsible community development experience, including at least three years as a division manager with responsibility for program planning and development, supervision of professional, technical, and clerical staff, and budgetary preparation and management. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or other closely related field is desirable.

Posted May 17, 2023, 2:45 PM PDT


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