Job Posting: Assistant Director of Planning & Development

Job Posting: Assistant Director of Planning & Development

Assistant Director of Planning and Development

City of Round Rock, Texas

The City of Round Rock, Texas, located just 15 miles north of downtown Austin, is one of the fastest growing and best-managed municipalities in Texas. Round Rock is a major center for economic development in central Texas, and its 108,664 residents enjoy an incredibly high quality of life. The City of Round Rock operates under the council-manager form of government. The Round Rock City Council is comprised of a Mayor and six City Council Members. The Council appoints the City Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. The City employs 921 staff, and its current overall budget is $325,468,887.

The City of Round Rock seeks a seasoned, progressive leader to be its new Assistant Director of Planning and Development. This position is the result of a recent reorganization to combine the divisions of Planning and Development Services to better serve the development community. Under general supervision from the Director, the Assistant Director will provide management and oversight of all planning and civil engineering responsibilities relating to land development. The Assistant Director will resolve internal and external conflicts that arise during the process to facilitate successful, compliant, and timely land development approvals. Work involves managing staff, working directly with outside contractors, businesses, and consultants, and providing professional advice to developers.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, civil engineering, economic development, landscape architecture, public administration, construction science, or a related field and must have eight or more years of increasingly responsible experience in facilitating land development in the public and/or private sector. A master’s degree in a related field may substitute for two years of experience. A candidate with AICP certification or a P.E. license is preferred.

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