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Join the LISC Philadelphia Team!

Position Title: Program Officer-Community and Economic Development
Position Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Classification: Non-Exempt / Full Time
Reports to: Deputy Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia LISC seeks a Program Officer to lead the execution of a holistic and strategic approach to community economic development that results in transformative and equitable outcomes envisioned by the communities we serve. The Program Officer will be responsible for the community and economic development program portfolio, which focuses on equitable development and includes community engagement, commercial corridors, creative placemaking and community safety.

The ideal Program Officer does not need to be an expert in each of these areas, but should have enough familiarity with them to implement them as part of a wide range of community development strategies to advance LISC’s mission. These include building the capacities of community-based partner organizations; strengthening collaborations across sectors and industries and among community-based organizations, anchor institutions, and other corporate, civic and public sector organizations; identifying and leveraging investment opportunities; and advocating for policy and systems innovations.

The Program Officer also should be committed to results-oriented implementation that continuously draws from applied learning and evaluation. The Program Officer reports to the Deputy Director, manages 1 staff member on the community and economic development team, and collaborates with other staff in the Philadelphia and National LISC offices.

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Qualifications

Compensation

LISC offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Melissa Kim, Deputy Director no later than September 16, 2019. 

Please include “Program Officer” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION