City of Newark , Alameda County – Community Development Director

The City of Newark is located in Southern Alameda County at the east end of the Dumbarton Bridge, 30 miles south of Oakland and 15 miles north of San Jose. Newark’s population is approximately 47,531 with an encompassed area of approximately 13 square miles. Newark enjoys Bay Area benefits while maintaining a small-town atmosphere.

The City is currently seeking candidates for the Community Development Director position. The City of Newark is seeking a Community Development Director who is a committed and strong leader that can represent the department with integrity and honesty. Candidates must possess the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, planning, or a closely related field; a Master’s degree is highly desirable. A typical qualifying background would have five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in urban planning or economic development, including five (5) years of supervisory responsibility. The total compensation for Community Development Director is $167,628 to $243,036 annually. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at Please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing deadline: July 5, 2019.