Community Development Director Resume Samples

A Community Development Director takes responsibility for planning, directing, and supervising the activities and operations of the Community Development projects. A well-written Community Development Director Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – assuming full responsibility for all community development department services and activities; managing the development and implementation of the community development department goals; establishing appropriate services and staffing levels monitoring and evaluating work methods and procedures; planning and directing the community development department’s work plans, and assessing the workload for directing and implementing changes.

The working conditions of the job demand the following skills and abilities – knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive planning program; knowledge of principles and policies of regional and urban planning; familiarity with Zoning administration practices and methods; and fluency of urban design and neighborhood revitalization. A Master’s degree in Planning is highly desirable.

Community Development Director Resume example

Community Development Director Resume

Summary : Seeks to secure a permanent position that will utilize my broad and extensive planning, architectural, economic development, and project management skills and lead to the advancement of the career while involving with planning and/or management activities of a development agency in an urbanized area.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Marketing, Project Management, Project Management, Sales, Sales, Economic Development, Business Development.

Description :

    1. Directed and managed a variety of on-going programs and special projects.
    2. Coordinated with the manager, attorney, staff, and other government agencies and the private sector.
    3. Insured compliance of development activities in the areas of floodplain and wetland with local municipality's regulations, as well as state government laws including the DNR and EPD (Part V).
    4. Conducted research, compiling and analyzing information, initiating, and coordinating activities related to program management.
    5. Conducted special studies, collected data for developing policies pertinent to future land use, annexation, land development, zoning, growth trends, and developing standards.
    6. Updated Future Land Use Map, Zoning Map, Comprehensive Plan, Short Term Work Program, Zoning Ordinance, and all the other ordinances and recommend amendments and modifications.
    7. Participated in steering committees for preparing comprehensive plans, economic development plans, and watershed protection plans at the regional level.
    8. Coordinated land-use policies with the county governments, and develop strategies for land use dispute resolution in compliance with H.B.
    9. Defended and protected the City's interests in land use disputes and coordinated arbitration sessions for enforcement of the dispute resolution, when there were land use differences with the neighboring county in annexation cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS


Community Development Director Resume

Summary : Recognized for creating a culture of exceptional customer service, by motivating and empowering my staff and team to exceed customer's expectations. A Passionate about people development, product mix, and establishing high standards of operational excellence. Lead by example, by having a strong floor presence and demonstrated skill with a proven track record that consistently exceeds all quotas.

Skills : Technician, Management, Driver.

Description :

    1. Performed advanced and current planning activities of the department.
    2. Reviewed and developed land use proposals and makes recommendations concerning re-zoning, special exceptions, variances, annexation, and site plan approval requests.
    3. Answered questions from the general public concerning Building, Planning, Zoning, and the CRA District concerns.
    4. Managed seven (7) boards.
    5. Gathered statistics and prepared reports, exhibits, and recommendations for the manager.
    6. Wrote, reviewed, and edited official documents.
    7. Acted as a technical advisor on planning matters.
    8. Made oral and written presentations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Environmental Policy and Management


Community Development Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Community Development Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Writing, Sales, Economic Development, Business Development.

Description :

    1. Partnered with the Development Chair to provide leadership in fund development activities.
    2. Developed fundraising goals and facilitate a plan to meet or exceed goals.
    3. Participated in the annual evaluation of these plans.
    4. Identified and cultivated new sources of funding and in-kind donations.
    5. Enhanced and coordinated the annual fund drive.
    6. Served as a liaison to fundraising event chairpersons.
    7. Reviewed community fundraising opportunities and provide a recommendation as to the viability of the project.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Philanthropy and Development/Public Relations

Community Development Director Resume

Headline : As a Community Development Director, responsible for Assisting chair by developing and providing a format for budget, donors/sponsorship contact, record keeping, and reporting (contributor records), and also Developing and evaluating fundraising activities to identify opportunities and/or needed changes.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Managed all community aspects of land development and home building process in the Tampa and Orlando market with 50+ active communities.
    2. Key point-of-contact with attorneys, government agencies, engineers, design architects, builders, construction staff, sales, marketing, community relations staff, and other stakeholders from initial phase planning through completion and sale of homes.
    3. Administered short- and long-term Land Development Analysis (LDA) budgets.
    4. Handled land entitlement process (SWFWMD, plat approvals, zoning, road improvements, etc.).
    5. Coordinated design and approval of common area/community elements and facilities (landscaping, signage, hardscape, clubhouses, etc.).
    6. Prepared RFPs to solicit competitive bids for all contracted or vendor work.
    7. Obtained HUD and HFA approvals for 100+ closing monthly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Community Development Director Resume

Summary : Seeks to obtain a position that will provide the opportunity to utilize verbal and written communication skills, ability to quickly analyze situations and make crucial decisions, and to lead teams of employees in various activities in order to achieve the goals of the organization.

Skills : Customer Service, Outside and Inside Sales, Organization, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Supervised and administered the day-to-day operation of the office of Community Development.
    2. Reviewed applications for zoning and building permits according to state UCC Codes, NFPA, PA Municipal Planning Code, Subdivision and Land Use, and local zoning ordinance.
    3. Approved permits for construction permitting in compliance with Pa Uniform Construction Code Provide periodic on-site inspections of new construction.
    4. Enforced local ordinances pertaining to this office.
    5. Supervised and directed code enforcement personnel and administrative staff.
    6. Enforced and administered Zoning Ordinance and act as Liaison with the Zoning Hearing Board.
    7. Administered and reviewed sub-division and land development projects and act as a liaison to Planning Commission.
    8. Reviewed all applications to be presented to the Zoning Hearing Board and Planning Commission.
    9. Developed and managed Budget for Department Attend Council meetings and advise councilors on matters pertaining to ordinances and any activity pertaining to this department.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Honor's

Community Development Director Resume

Objective : Astute, dynamic, results-oriented leader with proven success in local government management. Expertise includes computer proficiency, learning new computer systems quickly, working well under pressure, and yet maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

Skills : Event Planning, Fundraising, Public Speaking, Interviewing, Family Counseling And Advising, Movie Maker, Photoshop, Word, Excel, CRM Tools.

Description :

    1. Managed, organized, and supervised the areas of Planning and Zoning and Building Safety Division and CDBG Grant Administration.
    2. Recruitment of personnel; evaluated and managed staff development.
    3. Responsible for the preparation of financial budgets.
    4. Worked with real estate developers, contractors, and other governmental agencies, and the public.
    5. Worked closely with Planning and Zoning Commissioners.
    6. Oversaw the implementation of the General Plan Land Use, Zoning, and Subdivision Ordinances.
    7. Participated with the Public Works Department on final inspections for Housing development subdivisions.
    8. Prepared strategic plans with short and long-range goals to meet municipal funding objectives.
    9. Established policies, systems, and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA in Business Administration

Community Development Director Resume

Objective : Organized Community Development Director with a proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Directed and managed a department of 57 team members during a population growth from 35,000 to 107,000 persons, when over 75% of the existing built environment was either planned, developed, or constructed.
    2. Planned, directed, and reviewed planning, processing, building, and project development decisions for the City.
    3. Developed, maintained & implemented the General Plan, zoning, and all project development ordinances, construction codes, improvement districts, impact fees, and development agreements.
    4. Participated in major development negotiations.
    5. Established and maintained relationships with developers, entitlement attorneys, and homebuilders to facilitate planning and development while issuing 7500 single-family homes and 12,000 commercial construction permits per year.
    6. Developed and administered the $10M department budget.
    7. Directed the work of the Building Safety, Development Services, Planning and Zoning, and Administration Divisions.
    8. Measured and evaluated performance to gauge program and policy effectiveness.
    9. Monitored development trends and industry performance to maximize City resources, analyzed current and innovative market trends to ensure development efficiency.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Executive MBA

Community Development Director Resume

Summary : Global thinker, inventive, flexible, positive, and caring manager with a twenty-one-year non-profit career. Proven track record of youth, staff, and volunteer development, program development, budget administration, multiple grant management, and multi-site management.

Skills : Microsoft Windows, Operating, Communication.

Description :

    1. Provided guidance to the City Planner, Building Official, and Code Compliance Official in their duties and promote economic development and business recruitment in the city.
    2. Drafted, edited, and presented staff reports and land cases to the Planning Commission, City Council, and Board of Adjustment.
    3. Reviewed site plans, building plans, and building permit applications and led Technical Advisory Committee meetings with developers, utility companies, and staff.
    4. Reviewed plats, lot split/lot combination applications, and zoning applications, to evaluate compliance with the zoning code, subdivision regulations, and comprehensive plan.
    5. Negotiated permit conditions with developers.
    6. Drafted agreements, ordinances, and code amendments.
    7. Updated/re-drafted City Stormwater Management Plan.
    8. Conducted economic survey and worked on a team that applied for and received Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for water line upgrades in the downtown neighborhood.
    9. Wrote a successful 2016 grant application for sidewalks funded under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Community Development Director Resume

Objective : Marketing & Sales professional with exceptional skills in leadership, presentations, and exceeding goals. Seeking employment with a reputable company where one can succeed as a team player and an individual.

Skills : Account and Project Management, Client Relations, Sales.

Description :

    1. Responsible for $5M in grant and contract funding awarded.
    2. Conducted targeted research on the availability of private and government funds, including the identification of new funding sources, consistent with the strategic plan.
    3. Developed and implemented a strategic plan for building relationships with private and corporate foundations.
    4. Prepared letters of inquiry, grant proposals, progress reports, acknowledgment letters, and other correspondence to prospective foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
    5. Wrote, coordinated, and submitted a grant proposal submission.
    6. Prepared budgets, budget narratives, project timelines, and attachments for grant submission.
    7. Reviewed plats, lot split/lot combination applications, and zoning applications, to evaluate compliance with City zoning code, subdivision regulations, and comprehensive plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MBA

Community Development Director Resume

Headline : Possessed a master's degree with an emphasis on Christian business management, and a doctorate degree in theology. Served as the professor and assistant administrator for (satellite extension), youth pastor and have held several corporate leadership roles.

Skills : Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Outlook, ACT CRM.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all marketing and public relations programs for the community.
    2. Responsible for all census improvement within the community.
    3. Responsible for all admissions into the Hearthstone community to include completion of all required paperwork and state admission requirements.
    4. Responsible for conducting all assessments of prospective residents.
    5. Increased census from 48% to 94% within the first 8 months.
    6. Received more than $15,000 in bonuses the first year.
    7. Represented Hearthstone as an ambassador with the local chamber.
    8. Assisted in increasing revenues by more than 24%.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Public Relations