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Gowanus Lowlands Project Director

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We are looking to hire a savvy and visionary Project Director to manage the development of the Gowanus Lowlands Vision.  The ideal candidate is an urban planner or designer with excellent management and communication skills, extensive experience working in the NYC public realm, with diverse agencies and stakeholders, and in community design processes; and who has a proven passion for design excellence. 

Key Responsibilities

Manage Design Consultant

• Develop and manage design scope and contract

Manage Community Engagement

• Coordinate community charettes and feedback

• Steward community partnerships

Manage Landowner Engagement

• Integrate landowner plans and challenges into planning

• Facilitate coordination between agencies, electeds and landowners

Manage Agency Coordination

• Manage coordination with DCP Waterfront Access Plan, DEP green and grey Infrastructure

plans, EPA Superfund, NRD Restoration Plans and all other relevant public interventions

Develop Implementation Pathways

• Work with electeds and agencies to identify capital funding for public projects

• Work with landowners to advocate for implementation

• Work with landowners and agencies to develop maintenance strategies and funding

Manage related media and web based communications

Manage staff, board, intern and volunteer project support


Salary Depends on experience

Benefits include 50% Health Insurance, Simple IRA, and flexible time off package

To Apply

Please send cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, CV, work samples and three references to andrea (at) gowanuscanalconservancy.org 

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