City of Boston Seeks Community Preservation Director

April 7, 2017: The City of Boston is hiring a Community Preservation Director to support the city's implementation of the Community Preservation Act. A summary of the position is listed below and the full job description can be found by clicking here . The position will remain open until filled. 

Position Title: Director of Community Preservation Committee 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Collector-Treasurer for the City of Boston, the Community Preservation Committee Director manages all aspects of the CPA Program, including staffing the CPC, coordinating the application process for granting CPA funds, managing the CPA budget and CPA grants, and managing special projects related to the CPA. The Director will work closely with Administration and Finance staff and staff from other City departments, as well as members of the community, to determine need, ensure transparency in the application process and funding awards, and complete annual reports on CPA projects and expenditures.  This position is a unique and exciting opportunity for a person with skills in the disciplines of planning and finance to shape the future of investment in Boston's neighborhoods with expected annual expenditures under its purview of approximately $20 million.


Minimum of five (5) years of fulltime, or equivalent part-time, professional management experience in work that included proven leadership in community preservation, community planning and development or finance, preferably at the local level.

Master's Degree in Community Planning, Development, Government, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration or other related field strongly preferred.

To Apply:

Applicants must create a profile with the City of Boston website. Instructions can be found by clicking here.