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1550FT Position - San Jose Redevelopment Agency - Development Officer

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    May 3, 2005

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 05/03/2005 09:39 AM -----

      The San Jose Redevelopment Agency (SJRA) is dedicated to creating jobs,
      building housing, and improving the lives of all who live and work in San
      José. The SJRA partners with businesses and the community to accomplish
      economic revitalization in Downtown San Jose, our technology parks and
      industrial areas, and our neighborhoods.

      The SJRA is seeking a Development Officer to join the Industrial Development

      The Industrial Development Division manages redevelopment projects and
      economic development programs in five industrial areas and technology parks
      and implements an SJRA core service to initiate and facilitate private

      The ideal candidate to represent the Industrial Development Division is a
      confident professional with excellent verbal and written skills, able to
      communicate program objectives and project updates to partners in the
      broker, developer and corporate communities, industry trade associations,
      and state and federal agencies and international delegations as needed;
      proficient in managing city land use and economic development policies, able
      to manage consultant contracts and redevelopment infrastructure projects;
      able to participate in retention and attraction of small to large businesses
      in the five industrial areas and actively engage in facilitating the
      development permit process with city departments; and work with a team of
      highly motivated staff to implement and initiate strategic industrial
      development goals.  The ability to be a self-starter and assert oneself
      through initiating contact and relationships with the private and corporate
      sector is critical to this position.

      Requires a BA/BS in public administration, urban planning, economics, or
      related field and 4 years of related work experience.  Annual salary starts
      at $77,090.51/yr.  Excellent Benefits Package Included.

      The SJRA is seeking a Development Specialist/Development Officer to join the
      Downtown Management Division. The Downtown Management Division facilitates
      the attraction and retention of retail businesses, and manages small
      business assistance in the Downtown. The ideal candidate to represent the
      Downtown Management Division is a strong project manager with excellent
      verbal and written skills with experience in strategic planning, business
      retention, marketing,  promotions, and managing rehabilitation programs,
      such as façade improvement projects.  A bonus to this experience would be a
      candidate with knowledge in retail development with the ability to
      participate in the attraction and retention of small to large business to
      the downtown. The ability to analyze and interpret data is highly desirable.

      Development Officer position requires a BA/BS in a related field, and 4
      years of related work experience.  Annual salary starts at $77,090.51/yr.
      Development Specialist position requires BA/BS in a related field, and 2
      years of related work experience. Annual salary starts at $ 61,706.63/yr.
      Excellent Benefits Package Included.

      Apply for these opportunities by Friday, May 27, 2005, 5:00 p.m. Send a
      cover letter & resume to: San Jose Redevelopment Agency, HR, 50 W. San
      Fernando Street, Ste. 1100, San Jose, CA 95113; or email;
      rajobs@... <mailto:rajobs@...>. www.sjredevelopment.org
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