Program Officer, Sustainable Communities Initiative

Posted by Philadelphia LISC on February 6, 2017

Philly LISC Seeks
Program Officer for Sustainable Communities

Philadelphia LISC seeks a Program Officer to advance its Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) in the neighborhoods of West Philadelphia, Eastern North Philadelphia, and Kensington. The Program Officer will have a leadership role in facilitating the tools, resources, and technical assistance to advance comprehensive neighborhood plans of SCI community partners. S/he will work and coordinate closely with other Program Officers with expertise in Housing, Community Safety, Community Engagement, Creative Placemaking, Lending, and Economic Development. This person should be action-oriented and results-driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing collaborative environment. The position reports to the Deputy Director.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum 7 years’ experience in community development, economic development or other relevant field in diverse urban environments.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates and persons of color are encouraged to apply. Please submit detailed cover letter with salary expectation, resume, and writing sample by February 15, 2017 to Dana Hanchin, Deputy Director at

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