Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/19/14
Applications Due: 12/03/14
Vacancy ID: 17401

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleDirector, Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $70000 to $75000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor’s Degree in business, public policy, planning, real estate, or equivalent; Master’s Degree a plus

Experience required: 5+ years as a Project Manager for large real estate development projects working with government entities and private developers. Prior experience with site construction, architectural/design issues, and/or community outreach required. Local NYC experience preferred but not required.

Knowledge required: Very strong management skills; proven success with complex public/private developments with high public and community visibility. Excellent computer skills required. Must have ability to maintain meticulous records of communications, project progress, etc.

Duties Description •Support AYCDC President as liaison to AYCDC’s Board of Directors and with Empire State Development (ESD)
•Oversees preparation of project materials necessary for review by AYCDC Board
•Coordinate all functions necessary to scheduling and holding meetings of the AYCDC board
•Act as primary responder to expressed concerns about construction and quality of life issues
•Receive and/or monitor incoming calls/emails to ensure appropriate response is delivered and messages are relayed to appropriate staff
•Checks and monitors work in progress against approved schedule, contract documents and approved project plan
•Manage relationships with stakeholders (elected officials, community groups, non-governmental actors) who have direct interest in the Atlantic Yards Project
•Provide strategic support, advice and positioning for the AYCDC President and related ESD Staff
•Track issues of concern and relevance to Brooklyn communities in project area, and develop creative resolutions to constituent complaints
•Work with the developer, State and City agencies as needed, to resolve community issues, under the direction of the AYCDC President and related EDS staff
•Assist in development of ESD/Atlantic Yards Project communication strategy; actively contribute to website & utilize methods of the social media
•Represent ESD at community events and meetings in the Brooklyn community
•Perform other job related duties and projects as required by the AYCDC President and or ESD Executive Management
•Manage procurement and Project imprest account matters

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Maria Gately

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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