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The Levin College Office of Student Services (LCOSS) occasionally receives job announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly.

All jobs are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of LCOSS.  Postings may be denied or removed without notice. LCOSS makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.


Posting Date: 08//2018
Position: Director, State Policy
Company: KnowledgeWorks

KnowledgeWorks is an Ohio-based non-profit social enterprise that works to foster meaningful personalized learning that enables every student to thrive in college, career and civic life. KnowledgeWorks works on the ground with schools and communities through a portfolio of innovative education approaches, helps state and federal leaders establish policy conditions necessary to prepare all students for success, and provides national thought leadership around the future of learning.  

KnowledgeWorks has an exciting opening for a policy or advocacy professional who is interested in making a difference in changing how education is delivered at the state and local level.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer/Vice-President, Policy and Advocacy, the Director of State Policy is responsible for providing leadership and support for the development of state political agendas that support KnowledgeWorks initiatives regarding personalized learning.

Application Deadline: N/A

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 08/09/2018
Position: Family, Community & Business Engagement Liaison
Company: Bedford City School District

Job Responsibilities:
 
To develop business and community partnerships, and family and community engagement initiatives for the Bedford City School District. Foster positive relationships across the Bedford comminities, which encompass families, volunteers, the community, and the local businesses and organizations. This will be accomplished by engaging in community activities, by serving as a liaison to community groups and organizations, and by communicating the strengths of the districts with groups across the Bedford communities, as well as seeking additional opportunities for engagement in partnership opportunities that are mutually beneficial and can increase student achievement.

Application Deadline: N/A

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 08/08/2018
Position: Senior Land Use Planner
Company: Licking County 

The Individual in this position shall be a self-starter, be able to make sound judgment in regards to planning issues, and have the ability to work individually as well as in a team environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to formulating comprehensive and functional land use plans/studies, preparation of long range capital improvement programs, conducting professional planning work of moderate difficulty, and project management.
 
The individual in this position may serve as a mentor to other staff members, provide guidance and leadership in projects, and assist in their education and training within the field and department at the direction of the Planning Manager and/or Director.  In addition this position will represent the Planning and Development Department in a professional manner in public settings.

Application Deadline: Monday, August 27th 2018

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 08/03/2018
Position: Business Development Director
Company: Greater Cleveland Partnership

The Director, Business Development will manage an active Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) outreach and engagement calling program and project portfolio in the Greater Cleveland Partnership service area. The primary focus will be on the newly created JobsOhio Cleveland Area counties comprised of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga Counties. The BRE outreach and engagement activities focus on targeted industry businesses and corporations in the GCP service area including large corporate and middle market companies. The Director will coordinate and manage the program activities with the assigned Vice President (as immediate supervisor) with ultimate reporting responsibility to the Senior Vice President for Real Estate and Business Development. 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/03/2018
Position: Business Development Manager
Company: Greater Cleveland Partnership

The Manager, Business Development will support the program team and activities of the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program in the Greater Cleveland area. The employee will focus his/her efforts on business outreach support with middle market and large corporate employers in the service area. This involves the management of internal and partner systems and processes and requires an understanding of the customer relationship management (CRM) systems – Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce. Employee will assist Senior Manager, Business Development with regional business attraction efforts. This requires an understanding of the internal, regional, and state site selection processes, and the state’s real estate database, ZoomProspector, and the Commercial Real Estate database, CoStar. The employee will coordinate and manage the program activities and marketing initiatives with GCP Business Development staff and report directly to the Senior Manager.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/03/2018
Position: Housing Development Manager
Company: Metro West Community Development Office

The Housing Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the redevelopment of vacant and abandoned housing and the development of new housing in the Stockyard, Clark-Fulton & Brooklyn Centre neighborhoods. 

Application Deadline: Monday, August 06, 2018

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Posting Date: 08/03/2018
Position: Compliance Specialist
Company: Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

The Compliance Specialist is responsible for all initial, annual re-certifications of LIHTC requirements and that of the Public Housing portfolio. Responsibilities include day to day compliance of Lease Agreement with tenants. 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Developing resident relationships and delivering quality customer service to maintain resident retention.
  • Maintain recertification schedules in the Yardi database on monthly basis.
  • Send out all proper tenant notifications within the specified timeframes of each program.
  • Prepare all tenant delinquent notifications and file for eviction as needed.
  • Meet with Marketing & Leasing Specialist on a monthly basis to review all tenant matters.
  • Complete semi-annual inspections with Maintenance Manager.
  • Deliver and post resident notices as needed.
  • Staff Open Houses with Leasing & Marketing Specialist as needed.
  • Review all applications and program required documents for approval of Lease signing.
  • Maintain property waiting lists.
  • Follow up with Maintenance Manager on tenant work order concerns.
  • Prepare monthly reports to Director of PM.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/03/2018
Position: Deputy Director for District Projects & Operations
Company: Short North Alliance

The Short North Alliance Deputy Director for District Projects and Operations is responsible for directing Short North Alliance services and projects in the public realm and supporting the Executive Director in the administration of Short North Alliance operations.

This position reports to the Executive Director of the Short North Alliance. 

Application Deadline: Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 11:59 PM 

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 07/17/2018
Position: Associate Consultant
Company: Davey Resource Group

Davey Resource Group, Inc., headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for persons interested in the field of urban forestry. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates should possess a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.

Job Description:

Assist with DRG’s urban forestry master plan projects across the eastern U.S. The Urban Forestry Planner will work with DRG project managers to plan and implement all phases of urban forestry client contracts.

Responsibilities:

The Urban Forestry Planner will assist with project management/tracking, stakeholder meetings, public surveys, research, data collection and analysis, graphics, and plan preparation (writing, editing). You will be an integral member of a project team and may participate and assist in meetings with municipal officials, community organizations, advisory committees, and other government agencies. Depending on client budgets, travel may be required.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 07/06/2018
Position: Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow
Company: Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI)

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI), a Chicago-based nonprofit law and policy center, seeks a recent law or public policy graduate to serve as the Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow for one year, beginning in Summer or Fall 2019.
 
The Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship offers the opportunity for recent law school or public policy school graduates to develop the experience, skills, and network critical to a rewarding career in public interest advocacy. Fellows have gone on to pursue successful careers in affordable housing law, legal aid, civil rights advocacy, non-profit leadership, and government.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Negotiate the components of a site plan for a new mixed-income community in a working group of public housing residents, community members, housing developers, the Chicago Housing Authority and City of Chicago staff.
  • Conduct research on legal and policy strategies for police reform, including comparative research about other jurisdictions.
  • Collect and analyze data and anecdotes from agencies, community-based stakeholders, and formerly incarcerated youth and prepare a report on community-based alternatives to incarceration.
  • Work with early childhood teachers to identify common goals and practices that promote kindergarten readiness
    and present findings and recommendations to the state's Kindergarten Transition Advisory Committee.

Application Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018.

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 06/22/2018
Position: Director of Economic Development
Company: City of Shaker Heights

Apply to become the Director of Economic Development for one of Northeast Ohio’s most historic and progressive communities. Shaker Heights, among the nation’s first planned cities, continues to plan strategically for its future. This exciting opportunity puts an energetic economic development professional at the helm of the City’s economic development (ED) plan, one that has already attracted new development in the $100M transit-oriented Van Aken District.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Date: 06/19/2018
Position: NWS: Career Peer (On Campus Internship)
Company: CSU Career Services

The Career Peer’s role is to serve as an ambassador between the Career Services office and the Cleveland State University student body. Career Peers are also enthusiastic advocates and brand managers for Career Services. Under staff supervision, Career Peers will provide excellent customer service to their fellow students, and all Career Services’ constituents, including: providing pre-screenings of resumes and cover letters, helping fellow students and employers navigate Career Services resources, answer questions about upcoming programs and general questions related to the university, and assisting professional staff with workshops and career related events.

Note: This position is part of the On-Campus Internship Program. Students picked for this position must register for CSC 291 (1 credit hour) or CSC 290 (0 credit hours) as part of their employment as an intern. Must be available August 20 through 24, 2018 from 9am-4:00pm for mandatory, paid training (no exceptions).

Application Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2018

For more information about this CSU student job please see the job description on Simplicity.


Posting Date: 06/12/2018
Position: Public Administration Part-Time Faculty
Company: Penn State Harrisburg

The School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg is seeking part-time Lecturers and Instructors to teach on a semester-by-semester basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Typical requirements include minimum of an earned Master's degree and some classroom experience teaching in a college environment. Applicants will be reviewed based on their background, experience, and educational credentials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. 

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 06/12/2018
Position: Political Science and Public Policy Part-Time Faculty
Company: Penn State Harrisburg

The School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg is seeking part-time Lecturers and Instructors to teach on a semester-by-semester basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Typical requirements include minimum of an earned Master's degree and some classroom experience teaching in a college environment. Applicants will be reviewed based on their background, experience, and educational credentials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

For more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 05/04/2018
Position: Executive Director
Company: Friends of Lower Muskingum River

Friends of Lower Muskingum River is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to protect and conserve the Lower Muskingum watershed for all to enjoy. FLMR promotes environmental stewardship and conservation through conservation easements, educational programs, volunteer opportunities, and maintenance of approximately 260 acres of natural areas. Increased environmental challenges in SE Ohio and a desire to become accredited with the Land Trust Alliance has led FLMR to seek an Executive Director.
 
The Executive Director is responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, volunteer coordination, and liaison with the community, regional and national organizations, and the membership. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Application Deadline: N/A


For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.

 

Posting Date: 08/09/2018
Position: Family, Community & Business Engagement Liaison
Company: Bedford City School District

Job Responsibilities:
 
To develop business and community partnerships, and family and community engagement initiatives for the Bedford City School District. Foster positive relationships across the Bedford comminities, which encompass families, volunteers, the community, and the local businesses and organizations. This will be accomplished by engaging in community activities, by serving as a liaison to community groups and organizations, and by communicating the strengths of the districts with groups across the Bedford communities, as well as seeking additional opportunities for engagement in partnership opportunities that are mutually beneficial and can increase student achievement.

Application Deadline: N/A

For more details about this position, click here.