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Project Director (Fixed Term, Exempt) - Apply by August 23, 2023 for first consideration

Company: Careers In Government
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Project Director (Fixed Term, Exempt) - Apply by August 23, 2023 for first consideration - Careers in Government Back Project Director (Fixed Term, Exempt) - Apply by August 23, 2023 for first consideration

  • City of San Rafael, CA
  • 1400 Fifth Avenue , San Rafael , California
  • Aug 02, 2023 Administration and Management Job Description Project Director (Fixed-Term, Exempt)
    Department of Community Development

    Northgate Mall Redevelopment Project

    City of San Rafael, California

    Annual Salary: $170,580 - $207,336 DOE/DOQ

    The City of San Rafael is seeking a Project Director (Fixed-Term, Exempt) to oversee the Northgate Mall Redevelopment - a project that will add 1,400+ residential units and revitalize this up-and-coming area. This experienced project manager and community developer will join the Community Development Department, while largely supporting the Community Development Director, in order to drive forward this and other exciting projects. The Project Director will oversee budgets, manage processes, and champion timely progress. The ideal candidate will be highly collaborative and understand the value of their team. This role often requires working with the City Manager, City Council, and other City leadership along with external partners, making communication and relationship-building skills paramount. Someone who is friendly, outgoing, and proactive to make connections is highly desirable for this position. Additionally, the successful candidate will be fiscally savvy, with knowledge of contract management and reporting requirements and possess a strong attention to detail. If you are eager to see your efforts come to fruition while leading a supportive and motivational team, then you have found the right job! Apply today to get started.

    See the full recruitment brochure here:


    The Project Director (Fixed-Term, Exempt) will report to the Community Development Director and lead the development review team focused on assuring development projects stay on schedule and within budget. The Project Director will work closely with other City leadership and may also work with outside agencies, community leaders, and community members and be responsible for overseeing project updates, project schedules, and project invoices. Depending on project assignment, this role may be assigned to oversee state and federal grant funds and may be responsible for allocating funds, fulfilling obligations, negotiating contracts, and seeking funding opportunities. The Project Director will have regular check-ins with the Director of Community Development, team members, and City management, providing status updates through presentations. They will be monumental in keeping the community informed and engaged while working with a variety of teams and committees.


    The ideal candidate will have an impressive track record of moving projects forward to completion. Having a strong community development background is essential and having a planning background is also desirable. The successful candidate will be flexible to change, often making recommendations to champion a project's success. Having strong written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to build relationships with City leaders is essential to this role. They will be highly organized and deadline-driven, using these skills to keep contractors, collaborators, and partners on track and successful. They will also be innovative, creative, and analytical. Other important attributes include strong leadership and problem-solving skills, proactive planning, and budget consciousness.


    The Community Development Department is currently evaluating several exciting development projects, including Northgate Mall Redevelopment and several projects in the City's downtown. More information can be found in the City's Major Projects website at


    Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities is:
    • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or another related field.
    • Four (4) years of experience in project management and/or evaluation and improvement of processes, including two (2) years managing complex projects. Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the college coursework on a year-for-year basis.
    • Four or more years of project management experience.

      Salary and Benefits:

      The Project Director (Fixed Term, Exempt) position is part of the Temp Seasonal & Fixed Term Salary Resolution. The annual salary for the position is $170,580 - $207,336 DOE/DOQ, plus a benefits package.

      HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, apply by August 23 at


      Round-one and round-two interviews will take place in late August/early September. All interviews will take place in person at San Rafael City Hall.

      Please contact Community Development Director, Ali Giudice, with any questions.

      Job PDF:

      Brochure San Rafael PD CDD Final.pdf

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      Closing Date/Time: Until filled Job Address 1400 Fifth Avenue , San Rafael , California 94901 United States View Map Employer: City of San Rafael, CA This listing is managed by: About City of San Rafael Located just north of San Francisco along Hwy 101, San Rafael's strategic location makes it the economic and cultural center of Marin. With easy access to a lively downtown and -world famous outdoor recreation, -San Rafael offers a great place to live and work.Businesses are -drawn to San Rafael by the thriving local economy, natural setting, convenient access, and quality schools. Unlike the rest of the county, San Rafael has a lively urban city center with great restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. Surrounding areas offer -a variety of homes in family-oriented neighborhoods and excellent school districts.San Rafael residents enjoy world class recreational -opportunities such as -hiking, mountain biking, and sailing right at their doorstep. In addition, San Rafael is perfectly situated just a short drive from the bustling city of San Francisco, the amazing wilderness of Muir Woods, -and the picturesque wine country of Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Employer Profile Apply Now Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the job board. Share this job: Other Jobs You May Consider Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor (... CITY OF OAKLAND, CA The Position The City of Oakland is an equal opportunity employer that values workfor... View Job Nursing Lab & Simulation Coordinator (528523) Cal State University (CSU) East Bay Description: Salary and Benefits PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement d... View Job Campus Planner (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II)... Sonoma State University Description: Application Process This position is open until filled. For full consi... View Job ShareThis Copy and Paste

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