Director of Community Planning

230 4th street San Francisco CA

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Aug 1, 2017
Category: Community Development
Contact: John Elberling

Posted: Jun 22, 2017

Position Title: Director of Community Planning

Work Schedule: Full Time exempt position (overtime not applicable): flex time as approved by Supervisor

Salary: $125,000 per year (FY 2017-18)

Benefits: Full medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b), etc. per TODCO programs

Supervisor: Reports to President of TODCO Group

Responsibilities: The TODCO Group is the nonprofit community development corporation for San Francisco’s dynamic South of Market Neighborhood. For 40 years it has been fully engaged in SOMA’s many civic/urban/social/economic planning issues and initiatives. It’s summary Mission Statement is: South of Market Neighborhood Builders.

The Director of Community Planning, the Community Communications Manager, and Program Interns work as a TODCO Community Planning and Advocacy Program team with the President to address the pivotal civic planning processes now underway that will determine the future of the SOMA Neighborhood. (For current Program information see the TODCO Group FaceBook page:

Specifically, the Director of Community Planning will: (1) monitor and evaluate civic and private planning and development activities impacting the South of Market Neighborhood and San Francisco; (2) engage with a range of community organizations to address the significant policy issues involved; (3) provide technical resources to TODCO’s community planning and advocacy work.

The Community Builder/Planner will undertake other related responsibilities as directed by the President. Important specific tasks to complete in 2017-18 will be:

• To finalize TODCO’s “Central SOMA Community Plan” (now in draft) for incorporation in the City’s Central Corridor Plan. This Plan is expected to be adopted by the City in 2017.
• To finalize the capital improvement plans for TODCO’s Alice Street Community Gardens public open space and coordinate funding processes.

These activities will include data sourcing, literature and field research, graphics preparation, and direct interaction with the public, community, and commercial entities involved.

The Director of Community Planning supervises the Program Interns.

Requirements: Masters Degree in City/Urban Planning

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to John Elberling No phone calls please.

TODCO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disabilities.  Please let us know if you need any special accommodations for the interview process. TODCO is a drug-free workplace as required by the “Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.”

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