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Posting Date: 02/14/2019
Position: 
Construction Inspector
Company: Cleveland Metroparks

The Construction Inspector provides services in support of the Director of Construction, associated Divisions, and other departments by field monitoring construction activities of capital improvement projects and advancing assigned projects, relationships, and priorities producing desired and actionable results in support of Cleveland Metropark's mission.

  • Field observes construction activities on capital improvement projects: Documents and prepares daily reports on work completed by contractor; ensures construction techniques and materials satisfy requirements and intent of project drawings and specification; assures construction activities and materials comply with Park District policies; reviews general progress of project and specific construction operations as directed; participates in project meetings providing insight to project specifics and progress; performs measurements and prepares notes pertaining to actual field conditions.
  • Acts as a representative of operations to the public, community groups, industry professionals, and other appropriate agencies to provide information concerning park district operations.
  • Assists the Director of Construction and associated Divisions by assuming project assignments and performing various operations functions.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.

Application Deadline:N/A

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Posting Date: 02/14/2019
Position:
Office Assistant
Company: Cleveland Children’s Dyslexia Center

The Office Assistant reports directly to the Center Director and is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support. Duties include reception services, file maintenance, and communication with parents verbally and with written correspondence. 

Application Deadline:N/A

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Posting Date: 02/14/2019
Position:
Transportation and/or Environmental Planner
Company: Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)

This position involves learning and applying mid-level planning skills to assigned tasks, under close supervision in an office environment. The Planner II is a mid-level position under direct supervision. The Planner II is responsible for applying the skills needed to perform assigned tasks and assisting other staff members with assigned tasks. The Planner II may work on transportation and/or environmental planning efforts, as assigned at the time of hire, in furtherance of the mission of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) as a metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and areawide water quality management agency.

Application Deadline:N/A

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Posting Date: 02/08/2019
Position:
Research Associate
Company: Team Neo

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with analytical work for active client projects with project team members. Provide data and presentation materials and actively participate in client presentations, as appropriate
  • Gather business and industry intelligence by utilizing a variety databases and tools (Economy.com, EMSI, Salary.com, Burning Glass, etc.)
  • Collect, organize, analyze & interpret a variety of data sets 
  • Familiarity with public data sources such (U.S. Census, BLS, IPEDS, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated competency with software packages and research tools such as spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), GIS/mapping (e.g. ArcGIS), and online data and information gathering tools (e.g. EMSI)
  • Assists in the development of targeted industry research strategies; help ensure effective integration of research function, learn research tools, best practices and collaborate as a team
  • Provides CRM System input and reporting (Salesforce skills preferred)
  • Proactively seek partner input/feedback as it relates to industry and research development 
  • Special projects as assigned

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Posting Date: 02/08/2019
Position:
Digital Marketing Associate
Company: Team Neo

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Team NEO program leaders to develop and execute an outcomes-oriented digital and content marketing strategy utilizing tactics and tools such as inbound content, social media, email, SEO, paid search and digital advertisements
  • Collaborate with department leaders at Team NEO, JobsOhio and county economic development councils for consistent messaging 
  • Leverage advanced digital analytics tools to monitor, analyze, evaluate and optimize all digital and content marketing initiatives 
  • Become a digital marketing thought leader for the community to leverage 
  • Develop and maintain key agency and vendor relationships

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Posting Date: 01/24/2019
Position:
Development Coordinator
Company: CHN Housing Partners

Development Coordinator will report to the Director of Real Estate and work collaboratively with the Project Managers in the Development Department to successfully manage development activities on commercial, single family and or multifamily construction projects. In this role, the Development Coordinator will work on administrative tasks to help move projects through the development process. The Development Coordinator will support the Project Manager’s in the Development Department through assisting on administrative tasks such as applications, closings, draw coordination, managing 3rd party consultants, closing out projects with funders, and other duties as are helpful. The position must facilitate positive relationships with other CHN departments, outside agencies, and the community to ensure successful project coordination.

Application Deadline: N/A 

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Posting Date: 12/14/2018
Position:
Data Analyst
Company: University of Minnesota Institute for Social Research & Data Innovation

We seek one or more data analysts to join our diverse team of research and information technology professionals. We are looking for smart, technically-minded people who enjoy working with data.

Data analysts may work across IPUMS data collections, but current openings are for work on IPUMS Health Surveys and IPUMS CPS. IPUMS Health Surveys (https://www.ipums.org/healthsurveys.shtml) makes the country’s leading sources of information on population health, the National Health Interview Survey, and health expenditures, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, more easily accessible. IPUMS CPS (https://cps.ipums.org/cps/) delivers monthly data from the Current Population Survey to the research community. CPS is the official source of information about labor force participation in the United States and contains data on a variety of supplemental topics.

As with all IPUMS projects, the signature activity is the integration of discrete datasets into a single consistently coded and documented series that enables comparative analyses over time. IPUMS projects share common methods and infrastructure while each has its unique challenges and timelines of deliverables. The environment is highly collaborative, and you will work closely with research scientists, data analysts, student research assistants, and software developers. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of data processing and dissemination methods, and there is considerable opportunity for initiative and creativity by all members of the research staff.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 12/06/2018
Position:
First-Time Homeownership Coordinator
Company: Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) and Metro West Community Development Organization

The First-Time Homeownership Coordinator is responsible for assisting families through the home buying process in conjunction with Detroit Shoreway and Metro West’s One and Two Family Housing Rehabilitation Program. This position is responsible for assisting families throughout the Detroit Shoreway, Edgewater, Cudell, Clark-Fulton, Stockyard, and Brooklyn Centre neighborhoods. This is a part-time position that will require 20 hours per week.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 11/13/2018
Position:
Associate or Full Professor of Demography/Population Studies
Company: University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level with interests in demography and population studies who can actively and innovatively advance the missions of the University, the Minnesota Population Center (MPC), and its affiliated colleges and academic units. This is an open-discipline/area search. The tenure home will be determined based on the candidate’s background/interests, in consultation with the appropriate colleges and academic units, and in accordance with University policy. One-half of teaching and service obligations will be fulfilled in MPC as part of the population studies program.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/23/2018
Position: Land Use Program Manager
Company: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

NAHB seeks a Land Use Program Manager with demonstrated experience and interest in state and local land use policy issues. The candidate will advocate for reasonable and effective land use policies affecting the home building industry at the local, state and federal levels. This involves policy analysis and providing technical assistance to members and affiliated builder associations on a diverse range of issues, including the development approval process, infrastructure finance, housing affordability, site planning and community design.

The candidate should have excellent writing and verbal skills, be able to multitask and be a team player in a small department with national visibility. Master’s degree in Land Use Planning or related field, or equivalent in education and experience is required.

Application Deadline:N/A

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Posting Date: 10/08/2018
Position: PIRHL Development Project Manager
Company: PIRHL-Ohio

This seasoned professional will push each project through its critical path to closing, managing the review of due diligence and financial underwriting, the land entitlement process, design development, financial closing, as well as providing oversight during construction, and lease up. Projects will involve both the new construction of multifamily family and senior developments as well as the substantial rehabilitation of existing large scale apartment buildings.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/08/2018
Position: Development Coordinator
Company: PIRHL-Ohio

The Development Coordinator will provide key support to PIRHL’s real estate development operations team from project inception through pre-development, construction closing, construction completion and lease-up.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/01/2018
Position: Urban Erosion & Stormwater Specialist
Company: Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District

The position of Urban Erosion & Stormwater Specialist is located at the Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District (Lorain SWCD) offices, 4210 Russia Road, Elyria, Ohio, 44035. The employee occupying this position assists the Lorain SWCD Board of Supervisors with the administration of the Lorain Erosion & Sediment Control Rules, Post Constriction Rules, and Public Education duties in accordance with Phase II requirements. Work is expected to be performed with a minimum of supervision from the Lorain SWCD Board of Supervisors. Direction and supervision will be provided through regular and special meetings, conferences, and oral or written instruction. Further guidance may be obtained through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources as prescribed in the Cooperative Working Agreement.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/01/2018
Position: Director of Real Estate Development
Company: Future Heights

The Director of Real Estate Development will lead FutureHeights’ real estate development projects and coordinate its real estate improvement initiatives. It is a new, full-time position that will report to the Executive Director and work closely with existing staff, board members, city staff and representatives, merchant groups, resident groups and neighborhood stakeholders.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/25/2018
Position: Stormwater Technician
Company: Lorain County

Under general direction, within the Community Development Department, assists the Community Development Director with all matters relating to Stormwater Management District and planning; maintains related to District expenses; serves as liaison on behalf of District; etc.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/21/2018
Position: Field Job Opportunities
Company: United States Census Bureau

Census Bureau Regional Offices conduct continuous surveys—other than the once-a-decade population count—to supply the nation with important statistics on people, places and our economy.   Our Regional Offices are responsible for hiring and supervising these field workers.  The local field workers know their communities best, and are the instrumental in conducting surveys with residents on a variety of topics. Field interviewers work out of their home and are reimbursed for mileage. Make an impact for your community and join our team today!

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/11/2018
Position: Community Development Director (Planner)
Company: Baker County Board of Commissioners

The Community Development Director is the chief Planner for Baker County. He/she performs professional and administrative work in Planning and Zoning division; and provides supervision and oversight of the Housing, Code Enforcement and Building activities. He/she interprets and implements the Land Development Code, land use, zoning, and Comprehensive Plan. The County has adequately trained staff in the Housing and Code Enforcement areas. The Building division is outsourced to a consultant. This job is an excellent opportunity for a Planner looking for career advancement who can lead a small rural county in future development. Under the oversight of the County Manager. Hiring of this Department Head position shall rest with the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

Application Deadline: N/A

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