FT Job - Oakland - Urban Habitat - Land Use Coordinator
- Position Description:
The Land Use Program Coordinator works closely with UH's Land Use Director to define and support Land Use campaigns, policies, research, and coalition building efforts that promote equitable development integrating issues of housing, climate, transportation, jobs and health. Candidate will work closely with UH's equity partners, including REDI members, to ensure that low-income communities and communities of color benefit from the implementation of key land use and climate policies at the local and regional level. Example policy targets may include General Plans, Housing Elements, Energy and Climate Action Plans, Environmental Impact Reports and the Sustainable Communities Strategy of the Regional Transportation Plan. Candidate may also play a supporting role in the Great Communities Collaborative (GCC), working with diverse partners to influence community planning processes in priority transit oriented development sites across the Bay Area.
The Land Use Program Coordinator must be a strategic thinker and have the ability to translate complex ideas and research findings into concrete recommendations for land use and climate change policy development, and content for community engagement. In addition, he/she must have direct experience applying technical knowledge and policy expertise to local or regional plans, such as a General Plan Element or a Regional Transportation Plan. Candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of stakeholders including community groups, policy, government, labor, and health organizations. Finally, the candidate must be able to effectively collaborate with UH staff in a team environment to strengthen other UH programs and priority campaigns.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Serve as UH's Lead Staff for the Richmond Equitable Development Initiative (REDI), for UH's emerging work on suburban poverty within the Bay Area, and other regional land use opportunities as needed.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.
Please email your cover letter and resume, AS ATTACHMENTS, to: landusecoordinator@.... Urban Habitat is an equal opportunity employer, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.