Vice President for Community, Economic, and Real Estate Development, PECCDC

Posted by People's Emergency Center CDC on November 21, 2016

Help PECCDC find a new VP for Community Development

People’s Emergency Center is hiring a Vice President for Community, Economic, and Real Estate Development.

About People’s Emergency Center
People’s Emergency Center (PEC) is a social service agency which provides a continuum of housing and supportive services to women and children who are homeless. The PEC Community Development Corporation (PECCDC) is a subsidiary of PEC and was formed in 1992 to develop low-income and affordable housing and to improve quality of life in the neighborhoods surrounding PEC’s shelters. The PECCDC is currently searching for a candidate for the position of Vice President, Community, Economic, and Real Estate Development.

About the Vice President Position
The Vice President creates, organizes, and facilitates the on-going, comprehensive neighborhood planning process and procedures to meet the long-range needs/goals of the West Philadelphia Community. The Vice President is responsible for the oversight and management of the CDC’s Commercial Corridor; Technology; and Community Outreach programs. Additionally, the Vice President, who reports to the President, is responsible for executing all aspects of PECCDC’s real estate development strategy. The Vice President provides oversight for neighborhood and board relations, relations with PEC’s and the CDC’s various institutional and funding partners, and all administrative functions. Finally, the Vice President is responsible for: generating revenue to support all of the CDC activities; developing and monitoring the CDC operating and real estate development budgets.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Planning, Urban Planning, Community/Economic Development, or equivalent
  • Ten years’ experience including demonstrated leadership, supervisory, and administrative experience
  • Experience in community, economic and/or housing development and in financing techniques; proven leadership working with a development team; demonstrated capacity to make sound financial and programmatic decisions

Download the full position description to apply.

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