Supervisor CPED Project Coordination, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Created 03/19/2023
Reference 619844
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Minneapolis
Salary $94,244.80 - $114,662.08 Annually
Position Description

As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. Minneapolis has a large variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose-serving the residents, businesses and visitors of Minneapolis.

This position will supervise the development, administration, and continuous improvement of multifamily development programs and projects including the City's Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) programs. Assist private investors in the development or redevelopment of property by matching investors to properties, facilitating community acceptance, facilitating City review and approval, and matching needs to appropriate public financing options for complex projects that have significant financial and/or mission critical impacts.

Work Location - This position may be eligible for flexible work arrangements, including hybrid work with some days working remotely and some days working in the office.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead the development, delivery, and continuous improvement of multifamily housing development programs.
  • Hire, train, supervise, review and evaluate the work of assigned Staff.
  • Manage the finances of a program's budget, including reporting outcomes and overseeing program and funding deliverables to external partners.
  • Participate in the development of new techniques, programs, and long-range strategic plans and work with management in the analysis of CPED's basic mission.
  • Supervise and participate in developing proposals, revision to rules, regulations, ordinances, and other formal documentation for the review and approval by elected officials.
  • Serve as the internal City expert in one or more areas of development or redevelopment.
  • Serve as the primary contact for an economic sector, geographic area, or development in responding to requests from private or non-profit developers seeking City and/or regional approval and/or financial support for projects involving specific properties or specific uses where property or location needs to be identified.
  • Create conceptual development plans and lead efforts to identify potential markets for property designated by the City for development or redevelopment; seek potential owners, builders or developers to invest in the property.
  • Prepare Requests for Proposals (RFP's) outlining project opportunities, identifying city objectives and identifying criteria for proposal selection.
  • Evaluate competing proposals and consult with appropriate parties, recommending acceptance of proposals that match City objectives.
  • Work with neighborhood groups and neighbors to discover local concerns and facilitate public support of projects.
  • Ensure open communication among interested parties and serve as a mediator in cases referred by other project staff.
  • Assist private developers to navigate the public process and develop timelines for process steps involving City review and approval of uses, site plans and building plans and subsidized financing.
  • Assist potential developers with project budget development by identifying property costs, site remediation costs, fees, upgrade requirements and public sources of funds.
  • Coordinate the design and development of programs, including financing plans that encourage productive development or redevelopment within the City.
  • Work with City Intergovernmental Relations staff by informing them of issues important to CPED and provide expert testimony at legislative hearings on behalf of the City.
  • Assist management by providing training, work direction and input on performance management for staff.
  • Provide constructive feedback on City processes and procedures that affect the mission of CPED.
  • Respond to request for information in a timely manner, prepare reports to City Council and its committees and make presentations as needed.

Working Conditions - Office Setting
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Architecture, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Economics, a related field or equivalent

Eight years in Urban Planning, Project Management or Real Estate Development experience, which has included three years of related work in City government or equivalent

An equivalent combination of related education/experience may be considered.

Desirable Qualifications -- Cultural competency
Ability to relate and work effectively with people from diverse cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Experience with funding programs for affordable rental housing including first mortgage financing as well as Federal, State, and local funding sources.

Resume required: You must attach an updated resume and cover letter to your application. Without these documents, the application may be deemed as incomplete and will not be considered further.

Selection Process
The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience and/or an oral examination (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.

Background Check
The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.

Interview Selection
The hiring authority reserves the right to determine the maximum number of candidates to interview from the established eligible list. If the hiring authority decides to interview other than by exam score order, they may select additional people to interview based on a candidate’s education or experience related to the field, work history, or skills uniquely related to the operational needs of the position.
Union Representation
This position is not represented by a collective bargaining agreement. Please visit Civil Service Rules for non-represented terms and conditions of employment.

Eligible List Statement
The names of applicants who meet minimum qualification and who pass the screening process shall be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration. This list will be certified to the hiring manager who may use the list to fill a vacancy of the same job title. This eligible list will expire two (2) months after it has been established.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Master's Degree is preferred.
  • Housing Development Finance Professional Certification from the National Development Council is preferred.
  • Ability to provide effective training and mentoring in assigned programs and areas of expertise.
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary work teams, task forces, and committees to achieve assigned goals.
  • Extensive knowledge of City of Minneapolis Comprehensive Plans, neighborhood plans, zoning, building codes, and administrative planning processes and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial tools used in development and redevelopment projects.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of real estate markets, building costs and the economics of residential, industrial, or commercial markets.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of laws regarding real estate, land use and contracts.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies and populations.
  • Good supervisory and managerial skills.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and prioritize, plan, and organize work with overlapping and complex deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, presentation, oral and written communication skills.

Benefits Summary
Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and generous benefits. We pride ourselves on a comprehensive benefits program that supports employees' health and financial well-being.
Programs, resources, and benefit eligibility varies based on position, average hours worked, location and length of service. For detailed benefits information, pleasevisit the benefits page .

New 12 weeks of paid Parental Leave.
City employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave in the event of a birth or placement for adoption of a child.

Health insurance
Eligibility for benefits begins the first of the month following employment date. The City of Minneapolis offers eligible employees one plan design with a choice of six provider networks, allowing you to select the best option for you. Available plans include Medica Choice Passport, Medica Elect, VantagePlus with Medica, Park Nicollet First with Medica, Ridgeview Community Network powered by Medica, and Clear Value with Medica.

Dental insurance
The City of Minneapolis offers dental insurance through Delta Dental of Minnesota and pays 100% of the monthly premium for eligible employees.

Paid time off
Our generous leave package includes vacation, holidays and paid sick leave, which gives employees the opportunity to enhance their quality of life outside work. Amounts and accrual rates are based on years of experience and collective bargaining agreements .

City employees earn a pension and may choose to participate in additional retirement savings programs.
  • Pension: The City of Minneapolis participates in the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). Employees and the City both contribute a percentage of your pay to fund future benefits.
  • Deferred compensation : Employees may choose to participate in pre-tax or after-tax savings plans through the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS).
Eligible City employees may choose to participate in the following transportation programs:
  • Metropass: The Metropass program allows eligible employees to enroll in a pass for unlimited bus or light rail rides at a discounted price.
  • Parking or Van Pool: The City of Minneapolis Transportation Benefits Plan gives you options to pay certain commuting costs--such as qualified parking and van pool expenses--with pre-tax dollars
Learning and development
To engage and develop employees, the City of Minneapolis offers classes in leadership, cultural agility, change management and more. Additionally, educational discounts at Augsburg University, Hamline University and St. Mary's University of Minnesota are available to City employees.

Other perks
Employees can also take advantage of optional life insurance, flexible spending accounts, the Employee Assistance Program , technology discounts and more.

Closing Date/Time: 4/7/2023 11:59 PM Central

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