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Calumet Area Industrial
Chicago-based Industrial/Economic Development Organization
seeking an Executive Director responsible for membership development and
advocacy, government relations, community outreach, media relations, and
administration of the organization. Qualified applicants should possess
demonstrated, excellent leadership, communications, and team building skills,
minimum 5 years business or association management experience, with strong
planning, budget, and administrative skills. Advanced business degree(s) with
grant writing experience preferred.
Responses from ad should be sent to:
Pullman Bank and Trust
1000 East 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60628
Metropolitan Planning Council
Position: Urban Development
Chicago Neighborhood Zoning
Founded in 1934, the Metropolitan Planning Council
(MPC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group of business and civic leaders committed
to serving the public interest through the promotion and implementation of
sensible planning and development policies necessary for a world-class Chicago
region. MPC conducts policy analysis, outreach and advocacy in partnership with
public officials and community leaders to improve equity of opportunity and
quality of life throughout metropolitan Chicago.
Manage a two-year community engagement effort
that will create neighborhood vision plans for four Chicago communities as part
of a citywide zoning code rewrite
- Complete a "Neighborhood Guide to Zoning" to be used as a
resource for local communities
- Supervise consultants and coordinate with neighborhood
partners during the community planning efforts
- Use the neighborhood vision plans and best practices on
affordable housing, transit-centered development, open space and urban design
to draft citywide neighborhood development guidelines
- Continue advocacy on MPC s priorities of zoning
- Spearhead outreach on zoning reform to community
- Participate in other City of Chicago planning efforts,
such as the Central Area Vision Plan
- Organize occasional review of major development and
redevelopment projects and policies in Chicago
Qualifications & skills
- Undergraduate degree
- Familiarity with community economic development, housing,
infrastructure, urban planning, and zoning issues in the Chicago region
- Strong writing, interpersonal communications, computer,
and organizational skills
- Knowledge of Chicago neighborhoods and community based
- Graduate degree in urban planning, public administration,
or related fields
- At least two years related work
Send cover letter and resume to Peter Skosey, VP of External
Relations, Metropolitan Planning Council, 25 E. Washington St., Suite 1600,
Chicago IL 60602; or fax to 312-922-5619; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No phone calls.
MPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Civic Committee of The Commercial
Club of Chicago
Position: POLICY ANALYST
The Civic Committee of The Commercial
Club of Chicago, a privately funded
economic development group
which studies issues affecting the regional economy, is seeking candidates for the position
of Economic Development Policy Analyst.The Commercial Club of Chicago was founded in 1877
and is best known for itswork in support Daniel Burnham?s 1909 Plan of
Chicago. Most recently the Club has engaged its members in the Metropolis
Project which seeks to develop a public policy framework for
metropolitan Chicago for the 21st century.
Candidate will be responsible for
conducting research and analyzing
current and anticipated public policy
issues related to the Civic Committee's
task forces and projects
aimed at improving the Chicago regional economy. Someof the areas of
involvement include aviation, high tech, workforce development,and business
Strong writing, research, and analytical
skills are essential.
Candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant
experience. Candidates with an
advanced degree in a
related field and/or knowledge are especially encouraged toapply.
Competitive salary based upon
experience. Benefits include
health insurance, pension program, dental,
life insurance and disability
Send resume and letter of interest to Lisa Miceli, 21 South
Street #3120, Chicago, Illinois 60603 (fax: 312-853-1209) or e-mail
phone calls please. EOE.
Bethel New Life
Position: Director of Industrial
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field, Master
Apply to: Human
Resources, Bethel New Life, Inc., 4950 W. Thomas, Chicago, IL 60651 Fax
The Woodstock Institute is seeking an individual to
join its staff as a junior project associate. The Institute is a non-profit
applied research and policy organization. It has a small core staff that works
locally and nationally with community-based organizations, financial
institutions, foundations, and government to increase access to affordable
capital and credit and to promote economic development in low- and
moderate-income neighborhoods. The Institute's tools are applied research,
technical assistance, coalition building, and public education. Woodstock
Institute has a substantial publications list of policy analyses, how-to
manuals, and good practice guides on community reinvestment, residential
lending, community development financial institutions, small business lending
and economic development.
- Project participation: contribute to data
analyses, qualitative analyses, and report writing
- Technical assistance: respond to requests for
information on reinvestment and economic development issues, and manage small
technical assistance projects with non-profit groups.
- Keeping track of developments in the reinvestment
and economic development field through the press, the Internet, professional
groups, and personal contacts.
- At least a bachelor's degree in a relevant social
- Good training in quantitative and qualitative
research methods and computer applications. Preferred experience
includes spreadsheet and the Internet. GIS experience a plus.
- Facility at writing for a variety of
- Ability to interact with Woodstock's diverse local
and national constituencies.
- Some experience and interest in reinvestment
and/or community development.
Commensurate with skills and experience. Excellent
benefits including heath and dental insurance, paid vacations and holidays, and
contribution to retirement plan.
Send resume, writing sample, list of references and
salary history to Patricia Woods, Woodstock Institute, 407 South Dearborn, Suite
550, Chicago, IL 60605 or fax (312) 427-4007. The Institute will begin to review
applications immediately. No phone calls or email.
- The Woodstock Institute is an equal opportunity
- Minority candidates are especially encouraged to
- More information about the Institute can be found
on its website, www.woodstockinst.org
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