The Director of Land Development will report to the Land Bank Board through the Board Chair or his/her designee, and will serve as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Land Bank. He/she will oversee the strategic redevelopment of publicly owned surplus vacant land and structures within the City of Philadelphia. This work will primarily include the strategic assessment of reuse of these properties, the planning and financial analysis to determine feasibility of redevelopment proposals and the acquisition of property through the tax foreclosures processes as allowed by the Philadelphia Land Bank enabling legislation and other acquisition mechanisms. The Director will be responsible for implementing the Philadelphia Land Bank Strategic Plan and ensuring land dispositions align to the Land Disposition Policies.
The Director will be responsible for managing internal and external relationships, staff, procedures and processes, budgetary responsibilities and consulting services associated with land development activities. Details