City of Fullerton - Director of Community and Economic Development

Job Description

The City of Fullerton is recruiting for a highly experienced Director of Community and Economic Development to manage the day-to-day activities of the Community and Economic Development Department. The successful candidate will have a broad background in urban planning, community development, and economic development principles, and a strong track record of success in managing a multi-faceted organization. The new Director will work closely with the City Manager’s Office and will be directly responsible for a department of 31 full-time employees in addition to contract staff serving a specific need, with an operating budget of $5.5 million. This senior-level executive will be results-driven with well-grounded, ethical decision-making skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and strong leadership characteristics.

Job Information

Position Title: City of Fullerton - Director of Community and Economic Development

Position Level: Director

Position Reports To: City Manager

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in community development, economic development, urban planning, or a related field. A Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a closely related field is desirable. This position requires a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, economic development, urban planning, redevelopment, or a closely related field, including three years at the mid-management/supervisory level in an organization comparable to Fullerton in terms of the scope of activity.

US Citizenship: yes

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: $135,950 to $203,926

Other Benefits: Placement within the range is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications (DOQ).

Start Date: June 30, 2022

Position Type: Full Time

Travel: 20%

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: Ralph Andersen & Associates

Address: 5800 Stanford Ranch Road Suite 410 Rocklin CA 95765


Phone: 916-630-4900



Contact: Fred Wilson

Job Reference Code: 22-047-Fullerton

Agency: Yes