Cupertino – California
The City of Cupertino, California is conducting a regional search for a top caliber individual to join the City’s exceptional Community Development Department team as the next Assistant Director of Community Development. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership alongside the Assistant City Manager/Director of Community Development for current and advance planning as well as affordable housing programs and services in the City of Cupertino. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, progressive organization that serves a community with highly engaged citizens. The Assistant Director of Community Development is responsible for assigned divisions and sections (Planning, Housing, and Code Enforcement) of the Community Development Department and assists the Assistant City Manager/Director of Community Development in the overall leadership of the Department. The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator and possess significant stamina and stress hardiness to see projects through rigorous community and political processes and debate. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of urban planning experience, including 3 years of supervisory level experience. A Master’s degree is highly desirable, as is a certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Annual salary range is $121,222 to $147,346 plus an excellent benefit package including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and current salary via email to Apply by Friday, November 13, 2015. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at