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City of Reno, NV Redevelopment Administrator in Reno, Nevada

Redevelopment Administrator

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Class Title

Redevelopment Administrator

Class Code

5732

Salary

$0.00 Annually

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Classification Description Summary

Under general administrative direction, plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Redevelopment Agency including the development of proposals and exploration of funding opportunities for future programs; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.

Essential Functions

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Assume full management responsibility for all Redevelopment Agency services and activities including the development of proposals and exploration of funding opportunities for future programs.

Manage the development and implementation of Agency goals, objectives, and priorities for each assigned service area; recommend and administer policies and procedures.

Establish, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocate resources accordingly.

Assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct and implement changes.

Plan, direct, and coordinate, through subordinate level staff, the Redevelopment Agency's work plan; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with key staff to identify and resolve problems.

Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.

Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the agency budget; approve the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approve expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary.

Work with City departments, contractors, and related personnel in coordinating various phases of redevelopment programs; review progress records to ascertain that work is progressing on schedule; prepare reports on project status.

Confer with local authorities, civic leaders, and staff experts to devise plans for future development, restoration, and/or renewal of land and facilities within redevelopment districts.

Research funding alternatives, examine eligibility criteria, and develop funding proposals; monitor project expenditures and authorize payment within limitations of project budgets.

Develop and communicate information to keep the public informed of current and future redevelopment programs and accomplishments; conduct public hearings and represent the City in efforts to promote cooperation and gain support from the business community and general public.

Provide staff assistance to the City Manager; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.

Represent the Redevelopment Agency to other departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; coordinate assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations.

Explain, justify, and defend agency programs, policies, and activities; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues.

Participate on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees.

Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of redevelopment; incorporate new developments as appropriate.

Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.

Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive redevelopment agency.

Advanced principles and practices of urban planning.

Advanced principles and practices of program development and administration.

Principles and practices of public and business administration.

Concerns and interests of local community, businesses, and other public agencies.

Methods and techniques of dealing effectively with the public.

Principles and practices of public speaking.

Principles of business letter writing and report preparation.

Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.

Alternative funding methods and procedures.

Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability to:

Manage and direct a comprehensive redevelopment agency.

Develop and administer agency goals, objectives, and procedures.

Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.

Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff.

Delegate authority and responsibility.

Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Coordinate and administer a variety of redevelopment projects and programs.

Research and develop alternative funding sources for redevelopment projects.

Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs.

Respond to requests and inquiries and deal effectively with the general public.

Prepare and administer large and complex budgets.

Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.

Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.

Work in a team based environment to achieve common goals.

Coordinate multiple projects and complex tasks simultaneously.

Meet the physical requirements to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education/Training:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, economic development, planning, or a related field.

Experience:

Ten years of increasingly responsible redevelopment or economic development experience including three years of management and administrative responsibility.

License or Certificate:

Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.

Supplemental Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Other Requirements

Management

A45

Last Update: 3/2008

JD 11/2018

**Existing benefit package is currently under review. Benefits are subject to change.

No state income tax.

Nevada PERS retirement plan. Vesting in 5 years.

No social security participation, but Medicare deduction required (1.45%).

City paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; paid 100% for employee and 55% for dependents.

City paid life insurance and long term disability insurance.

Twelve paid holidays.

Deferred compensation plans 457 and 401(a) available, with up to a 5% City match.

Vacation leave accrued at 5 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

Sick leave accrued at 4 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

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