Planning Director | Auburn, AL

Auburn is seeking an experienced, innovative leader to serve as its next Planning Director. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of the principles and practices of public management and administration; planning policies, practices, and procedures; planning research principles and methodologies; and urban organization, housing, industrial land use and zoning, commercial, economic, and related functions. They will be knowledgeable of the geographical layout and demographic attributes of the City of Auburn and surrounding jurisdictions, or they’ll be able to quickly learn.

The Planning Department is responsible for the administration of the City’s Land Use Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Subdivision Regulations. Reporting to the Development Services Executive Director, the Planning Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the operations and activities of the Planning Department. They oversee the preparation of reports, packet preparation, and presentations for City Council, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Adjustment, including meeting minutes for the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustment. The Planning Director reviews all official documents released by the Planning Department; directs the administration, enforcement, review, and updating of the Zoning Ordinance and subdivision regulations; and provides general advice and final interpretation in relation to the City’s Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations.

For more information on this position, contact:
Marsha Reed, Senior Vice President

The salary for this position starts at $125,000, and the City will compensate based on experience and qualifications.

Please apply online by clicking here. Deadline for applications is 06/14/2023.