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Employment opportunity: Matteson community development director

The Village of Matteson (Population 19,009) is seeking an experienced professional to direct activities related to community development, land use, long and short term planning, building codes, permit issuance, and inspections. The Community Development Director is expected to have a strong management background with progressive experience in community development, a strong exposure to modern land use trends and challenges, ability to critically review subdivision and other development plans/specifications, and knowledgeable of government grant programs. The Director must possess a strong customer service orientation, community involvement, business acumen, strong strategic planning and a passion for excellence.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in land-use planning, urban planning, public administration or a closely related field; Master’s degree desirable, AICP Certification preferred. Seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in community development, or equivalent combination required.

The position works under the direct supervision of the Village Administrator. Appointment is made by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees.

Salary range $75,295 – $101,873 DOQ.

Submit letter of interest, resume, and three references no later than May 13, 2016, to:

Human Resources Department Village of Matteson 4900 Village Commons Matteson, IL, 60443

Position will remain open until May 13, 2016, or until filled. Additional information at

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