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LISC Jacksonville transforms challenged neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities: good places to live, work, do business and raise children. As a convener, investor and catalyst, LISC partners with residents and stakeholders to coordinate and invest resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We accomplish this by fostering partnerships, leveraging investments, creating systemic changes and transforming the environment.
On Feb. 20, LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) Jacksonville announced the five Community Development Award winners during its 20th Anniversary Celebration at TIAA Bank Field’s East Club. The awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and projects that are enriching Jacksonville’s most challenged communities, reflect LISC Jacksonville’s mission to partner with public, private and non-profit groups to transform distressed neighborhoods into good places to live, work, do business and raise children. The celebration event also honored the 20-year leadership of J.F. Bryan, IV, who was instrumental in the organization’s founding and has served as the organization’s Advisory Board Chair since its inception in 1999.
The Jacksonville office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a Community Development Officer to manage our community development and capacity building work related to advancing economic growth in urban core neighborhoods adjacent to Downtown. Our Jacksonville Urban Core Initiative provides a multi-year, holistic and resident-driven approach to community and economic development. It began in Jacksonville in 2019 and currently includes seven neighborhoods. This position reports to the Executive Director.
LISC Jacksonville is seeking an individual to serve as Deputy Director. The Deputy Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of LISC Jacksonville’s operations and programmatic support. Read on for full job description and application information.