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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: 10/19/2018
Position: Fiscal and Policy Analyst
Company: Legislative Analyst's Office | The California Legislature's Nonpartisan Fiscal and Policy Advisor 

 The Fiscal and Policy Analyst's primary responsibility is to be the Legislative Analyst's Office expert in the policy area to which he or she is assigned. These assignments fall into one of the following general areas: state finance; local government; health; human services; K-12 education; higher education; transportation; resources and environmental protection; and criminal justice.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 21, 2018

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Posting Date: 10/16/2018
Position: Urban Designer
Company: City of Lakewood

The city of Lakewood is currently taking applications for the position of Urban Designer.  The successful incumbent will serve as a lead urban designer working on a wide variety of design projects focused on shaping the physical setting for life in the city. The position involves planning designing and collaborating on projects at a wide range of scales.  Examples of functions include: provide design support on a wide range of project types; collaborate with planners, architects, business owners, boards and commissions on projects being proposed; planning, designing and implementing exciting and unique pedestrian experiences, complete street, streetscape and transportation projects as well as vibrant parks and public space projects; create integrated, sustainable and memorable solutions to complex design and planning problems; integrate physical, social, economic, and regulatory factors into smart design; effectively communicate relevant issues and solutions through urban design. Works closely with Building Department team to implement strategies and designs for the second century of building and housing stock within the city. Pay grade 33: $51,669 – $72,874.

Application Deadline: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

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Posting Date: 10/12/2018
Position: SDOH Program Manager - Ebeid Neighborhood Promise - Full Time - Days
Company: PROMEDICA

ProMedica Ebeid Neighborhood Promise Program is looking for a SDOH Manager. The Manager, Ebeid Neighborhood Promise will be responsible for the implementation and operations of Ebeid Neighbood Promise in the UpTown neighborhood of Toledo, including providing oversight of internal staff to support the initiative.  In addition, the Manager will be responsible for assisting with the development of an innovative, sustainable and replicable national model for community development that improves community health outcomes by focusing on resident engagement and social determinants of health factors.Their efforts will be under the direction of the Director of the Social Determinants of Health, and in collaboration with LISC.

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: 10/08/2018
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: 10/01/2018
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: Planner
Company: City of Oxford

The City of Oxford is accepting applications for the Classified position of Planner who reports to the Community Development Director. The individual in this position provides technical and professional services to assist the Community Development Director, City Manager, residents, Boards and Commissions, and City Council in matters relating to planning, zoning, building and housing. This individual analyzes, interprets, applies and enforces City codes relating to planning and zoning, coordinates the development review process, conducts field inspections and permit review, and authors land use legislation. Attendance at evening meetings is expected.

Application Deadline: Friday, October 19, 2018

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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: 09/24/2018
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: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/24/2018
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: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/21/2018
Position: Executive Director
Company: Literary Cleveland

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will assume and maintain responsibility for Literary Cleveland’s staff, day-to-day operations, finances and programs. The ED will assure that the staff executes the organization’s mission and strategic and business plans. Through expertise, strong organizational skills, connections and passion, the ED will guide this young organization to an impactful future.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 18, 2018

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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: 09/07/2018
Position: Land Use Planner II
Company: Licking County

The Planner II is a mid-level position with a significant degree of responsibility and technical expertise. As part of our team the Planner II provides support on the preparation of long-range and short-term planning projects, with varying levels of ownership. The job duties include executing and supporting assigned planning projects by performing research of best practices, data collection, analysis, visualization, plan review, and report writing. This position also formulates comprehensive and functional land use plans/studies and prepares long-range capital improvement programs and countywide plan work. (See full job description for details.)

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/07/2018
Position: Senior Land Use Planner
Company: Licking County

The Senior Planner is a high-level position with a significant degree of responsibility and technical expertise. 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. (See full job description for details.)

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/22/2018
Position: Assistant Professor in Public Administration
Company: Miami Univeristy

Job Responsibilities:

Teach courses across the public administration core curriculum for the undergraduate major and courses for the MA program; advise students; conduct relevant research leading to a record of published scholarship; provide institutional and professional service; and participate in applied research projects through the Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs. 

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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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.

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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.

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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.