Job: NYC Department of City Planning - Director of the Planning Coordination Division
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CITY OF NEW YORK
DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING POSITION AVAILABLE: 030-04-025
PLANNING COORDINATION DIVISION
The Planning Coordination Division, under the direction of the Deputy
Executive Director for Strategic Planning, is responsible for monitoring
and coordinating implementation of the department's planning initiatives;
managing review of community-based 197-a plans, providing analysis and
technical assistance with respect to community facilities, particularly
public schools; preparing charter-mandated reports; and providing support
for the department's strategic plans and priorities.
With great latitude for independent judgement, the director will manage
and supervise the division's staff in carrying out its work program.
Specifically, the director will:
Develop and implement the division's work program including preparation of
charter-mandated reports and related products; oversight of the city's
"fair share" siting process; coordination of 197-a plan review; research
and analysis relating to school and community facility planning; and any
other projects at the discretion of the executive director and deputy
executive director for strategic planning;
Assist the executive director and deputy executive director in
facilitating, monitoring and reporting on the department's performance in
implementing its planning and zoning initiatives, including preparation of
strategic planning milestone reports, Mayor's Management Report
submissions, and related products as needed.
Supervise, assign and delegate planning and research projects carried out
by division staff;
Formulate policies and new initiatives, and provide technical assistance
to the Commission, Chairman, Executive Director, department staff and
outside organizations with respect to the siting of city facilities,
disposition of city property, school enrollment trends and capital
planning, and community facility zoning and land use issues;
Supervise division participation in major intra- and inter-departmental
Monitor and assess the status of division projects to ensure adherence to
Evaluate staff performance and provide training, guidance and information
for its improvement;
Represent the department at meetings of inter-agency committees, task
forces and civic and community organizations; and
Perform related duties.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of
full-time paid experience in city planning, at least eighteen months of
which must have been in a managerial capacity, or equivalent education and
experience. Graduate work leading to an advanced degree in city planning
or related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of experience
on a year-for-year basis.
Demonstrated experience and technical expertise in policy and program
analysis, research and planning study methodologies, and project
Highly developed knowledge and understanding of city's land use, zoning
and budgeting functions and policies.
Strong analytic, organizational and research skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Superior interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with, and
negotiate consensus among, disparate personalities and organizations.
Civil Service Title: ADMINISTRATIVE CITY PLANNER, M-3
Salary Range: $51,974 to $102,840
Application Deadline: MARCH 12, 2004
Posting Number: 030-04-025
Appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The candidate selected for this position must be a resident of the City of
New York or become a resident within three months from the date of
Send Resume To: Sean Hennessy
Department of City Planning
22 Reade Street, Room 1N
New York, NY 10007
THE DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A
COPY OF THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE IN THE
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT DIVISION. THE DEPARTMENT MAKES AVAILABLE
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABLED APPLICANTS.