The Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation Department is continually recognized for its cutting edge programs, state-of the-art facilities and unique partnerships. Our success is rooted in our staff. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team, dedicated to building a better community, and being recognized as leaders both in our community and across the country, then the Capital Planning Division Director opportunity is for you.
The Capital Planning Division Director reports directly to the Park and Recreation Department Director and will have both internal and external facing responsibilities ranging from project management and facility planning to leading a diverse work staff to achieve project goals and objectives. You will work closely with numerous partnering organizations, neighborhood groups, advisory councils, the Park & Recreation Commission, and the county administration and elected leaders to achieve exemplary results in a fast growing and extremely popular region of the country; You will be directly responsible for a Capital Project and Land Acquisition budget exceeding $225M over a five year period. Make no mistake, this is a fast paced position with varied hours. It requires someone with the ability to manage multiple projects and issues at once, and to prioritize resources, staff, and time.
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Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, or Engineering and five years of progressively responsible management experience directly related to the area assigned or Master’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, or Engineering and five years of progressively responsible management experience directly related to the area assigned.
Internal Number: 109946
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County and the first official governmental action took place in February 1763.The North Carolina State Constitution approved in 1868 gave the citizens of all counties the right to elect a Board of County Commissioners to govern them.From 1868 to 1986, Mecklenburg County was governed by a five member board elected at-large. The first seven-member board took office in 1986 and in 1994, the first nine-member Board took office. Six members are elected by districts and three are ?elected at-large.Elections for the Board are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office on the first Monday in December following the November election. A chairman and vice chairman are elected at the Board's first meeting in December.The Board's primary responsibilities are to adopt an annual budget, set a property tax rate and establish priorities to address the County's needs, especially in the areas of health, education, welfare and mental health.