Planning Director- Chapel Hill, NC- 07.21.20

Name of Employer: Town of Chapel Hill
Employer Website:
Job City: Chapel Hill
State: NC
Job title: Planning Director

Job Details / Description:

The position is responsible for leading and directing the Planning staff in coordination with other Town Departments. The Director appears before the Town Council, advisory boards and commissions, and public groups; represents the Manager’s interests and assists the Manager in carrying out directives and recommendations of the boards and commissions and the Council.
The hiring range is $100,000-125,000. Base salary and compensation are negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Benefit information can be found at

Job Candidate Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public administration, business administration or closely related field; at least 3 years of supervisory experience; extensive progressive responsibility with managerial experience in urban planning and community development; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which provides applicable knowledge, abilities, and skills. The Town hires with its core values in mind, seeking like-minded people to manage the present and craft the future of Chapel Hill. More information about the Town, its mission and core values of RESPECT can be found here (or cut and paste into your browser).

How to Apply:

To apply, please go to, and click on the Planning Director – Chapel Hill link on the home page. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters should be uploaded with the application. Candidate review begins August 5, 2020.



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July 21, 2020

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