The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) is seeking a program manager to assist the CCBA in implementing a multi-faceted business district “Action Plan”. The Action Plan consists of some 25 strategies grouped into five topical areas: organization and outreach; business development; safety and cleanliness; marketing and promotion; and pedestrian environment. The opportunity is an 8-month-long contracted position, with the potential of continued work in subsequent years depending on funding and performance. A base contract amount of $40,000 is anticipated, with the potential for an additional performance-based incentive. The program manager will work as an independent contractor.
Minimum qualifications include strong program management skills and knowledge of the multiple aspects of neighborhood business district revitalization. Desired qualifications include a graduate degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, or related field, and leadership experience in community development, business district promotion, neighborhood revitalization, or related work.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Program Manager Info Request”. A full position description, the CCBA organizational statement, and the Action Plan will be sent to you. After reviewing these documents you may send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of 3 professional references to the above e-mail address with the subject line “Program Manager Position” no later than March 31, 2011. Interviews will be conducted for selected candidates. Anticipated start date is May 1, 2011.