Department of Housing and Community Development Richmond, VA, USA
Jan 17, 2019Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is seeking an experienced and energetic individual to design and provide a program of community economic development work that focuses on comprehensive community development strategies. This includes technical assistance and training to core clients such as traditional commercial districts, Enterprise Zone communities, Industrial Revitalization Fund grant support and management, local governments and non-profits pursuing entrepreneurship, micro-and small business-development, and adaptive reuse or other real estate development. Additionally, working with any organizations, localities, or clients with an interest in asset-based community economic development strategies and tools in Virginia. This position will have a strong role in proactively developing and managing grant products that further the agency’s goals toward integrated entrepreneur development, commercial district revitalization, and individual asset development as well as proactively identifying opportunities for catalytic building development projects that accelerate downtown revitalization and job creation in distressed communities.