MBEST Center Planning Director University of California, Santa Cruz MBEST
JOB #: 1706944
PART TIME; CONTRACT Salary commensurate w/qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Working with a great deal of independence, under the direction of the Director of Government Relations, and working closely with the Real Estate Office, the MBEST Center Planning Director is responsible for advocating the needs of the UC MBEST Center before local jurisdictions, including but not limited to the Fort Ord Reuse Authority, City of Marina, and Monterey County. The incumbent is also responsible for obtaining local planning approvals and for coordinating marketing efforts for the MBEST Center.
Location of employment will be at 3239 Imjin Road, Marina, CA, with occasional travel to the Real Estate or Governmental Relations office in Santa Cruz or in Scotts Valley.
Demonstrated knowledge of land use planning and environmental review as evidenced by at least five years of experience or a degree in urban planning or regional planning.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to interact and maintain working relationships with University departments, university administration, private industry representatives, and governmental agencies, including skills to clearly communicate information to a broad variety of people in written form, in person, and via electronic communication.
Capacity to effectively resolve legal, financial and contractual issues and disputes.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compile complex data and information and draft formal documents and produce comprehensive reports; ability to draft accurate correspondence based upon negotiations and/or conversations; and the ability to keep accurate notes regarding transactions.
Ability to deal with a multiplicity of demands and projects on an ongoing basis. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment of changing priorities and to maintain accuracy and attention to detail.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 01-29-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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