Director of Community Socioeconomic Revitalization
Boston, MA  / Arlington, VA  / Chicago, IL 
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Posted 27 days ago
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Job Description
Director of Community Socioeconomic Revitalization

The Director of Community Socioeconomic Revitalization plays a leading role in the design and implementation of strategies to assist host communities and regions in planning for, and recovering from, the socioeconomic impacts of nuclear power plant closure.
Major Areas of Responsibility:  The major areas of responsibility for the Director of Community Socioeconomic Revitalization are:
  • Leading outreach and intake efforts with host community stakeholders;
  • Detailed assessment, both qualitative and quantitative, of the socioeconomic relationships between the nuclear power plant and its host community / region;
  • Guidance in the development of community economic development and revitalization plans;, and,
  • Education and outreach to the broad stakeholder community through conference presentations, published works, etc.
Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Leading outreach and intake efforts with host community stakeholders
    • Develop information needs
    • Canvas and identify key stakeholders for the intake process
    • Develop strategic questions and the appropriate interview methodology
    • Engage with host community stakeholders via interviews (electronic or face-to-face where practical)
    • Develop sufficient trust between the host community stakeholder and the service provider
  • Detailed assessment, both qualitative and quantitative, of the socioeconomic relationships between the nuclear power plant and its host community / region
    • Ascertain the general nature of the socioeconomic relationship between the nuclear power plant and host community and the degree to which this relationship is appreciated by the host community
    • Preliminary identification of gaps in the nature and extent of this relationship and recommendation of strategies to acquire the needed information
    • Summarize interview results and findings for internal planning and service provision
  • Guidance to host communities in the development of community economic development and revitalization plans
    • Work collaboratively with the host community on the creation of community economic development and revitalization plans
    • Assist host community in strategic planning, goal setting, performance objectives, success metrics and implementation strategies
    • Support preparation of applications for various local, state and federal funding opportunities

  • Education and outreach to the broad stakeholder community through conference presentations, published works, etc.
    • Development of presentations, white papers, conference papers and journal articles where appropriate to expand the collective understanding of the socioeconomic impacts of nuclear power plant closures
    • Presentation of this learning through participation in conferences, webinars, etc.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Broad knowledge and experience in: 
    • Interpersonal communication, working constructively in a cross functional and multidisciplinary team
    • Economic development, community planning, community
    • Report writing and data analysis
  • Above average skills in:
    • Mediation and facilitation skills in multi-stakeholder environments
    • Brownfields assessment, remediation and redevelopment
  • Excellent skills in:
    • Socioeconomic impact assessment;
    • A proven ability to constructively engage with communities in all phase of facility-closure transition
Education and Experience
  • Education:  Master’s degree in Urban and or Regional Planning plus 20-years+ of progressively responsible professional experience
  • Specialized training in:  Economic development planning and community revitalization in the wake of closure of large-scale energy infrastructure installations
  • Active affiliations:  American Planning Association
Work Location and Conditions
The majority of this work will be accomplished remotely using telecommuting systems (telephones, computers, etc.).  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

How to Apply

Please apply on our applicant tracking system by following this link https://circlestrategies.zohorecruit.com/jobs/TNDC


The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative

Good Things to Know:
  • The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative participates in E-Verify
  • Relocation is not being offered

EEO
The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, or any other federally protected class.

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
ASAP
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
20+ years
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