Wayne County Government
  • Economic Development
  • MI, USA
  • Commensurate with Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement

Job Description:

The Wayne County Land Bank is seeking a highly capable and driven leader to serve as its Executive Director. Ideal candidates should be deeply committed to community stabilization and development and should possess a background and expertise in the areas of distressed property, land use, government administration, and public policy.

Job Tasks and Skills:

The Executive Director is a statutory position established by the Land Bank Fast Track Act, as incorporated into the Wayne County Land Bank Bylaws, which states that the Executive Director shall administer the Land Bank in accordance with the operating budget prepared by the Executive
Director and adopted by the Land Bank Board for each year, general policy guidelines established by the Land Bank Board, and other applicable governmental procedures and policies. The Executive Director shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Land Bank, the control,
management, and oversight of the Land Bank's functions, and supervision of all Land Bank employees. Each year, the Executive Director shall prepare objectives for the Land Bank's performance for review and approval by the Land Bank Board.

Required Experience and Credentials:

Five or more years' experience in the fields of distressed property and/or governmental administration.

Education/Experience with familiarity in the fields of urban planning, real estate, and public policy:

- Juris Doctor from an accredited law school is preferred.
- Experience or familiarity managing an operating budget.
- Demonstrated committed to community stabilization and development.
- Demonstrated work ethic, mission-driven focus, and personal integrity.
- Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Preferred Experience and Credentials.
- Background in land use, real estate, and/or public policy.
- Past experience or familiarity with land banks and land banking.




Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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