Community Development Manager


Full Range $54,392 – $87,464 

Starting Salary DOQ 


 The Community Development Manager reports to the Director of Community and Economic Development. The position is responsible for the administration of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Prepares the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and other related reports as required by the Federal Government. Ensures compliance with regulations governing the CDBG program including citizen participation, environmental review, fair housing and equal opportunity, real property acquisition and relocation and labor standards. 

The position manages other community and economic development programs including the Hagerstown Revolving Loan Fund, the Neighborhood 1st Program, the Invest Hagerstown Homeownership Program, housing rehabilitation programs, neighborhood revitalization programs and grant-funded programs. The position oversees property rehabilitation projects including contractor management and assists with property management of City-owned properties. 

The position supervises assigned staff; provides annual budget development/management; and interacts with other City departments, elected officials, government leaders and community stakeholders. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum seven (7) years experience. CDBG experience required. Ability to analyze and apply complex regulations and standards required. Project management, construction/rehab management and property management experience is strongly desired. Experience working with community partners solving neighborhood issues is strongly desired. Position requires practical knowledge with property rehabilitation, neighborhood revitalization, historic preservation regulations and related programs. Relevant certifications preferred. 

For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit our website at: Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered. Deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2022. Candidates requiring special assistance should call (301) 739-8577 ext. 298. 

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