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Nov 30, 2021

Destination Districts Manager
Tulsa Planning Office at INCOG


JOB DESCRIPTION

The Tulsa Planning Office at INCOG is seeking a Destination Districts Manager who is ambitious and hard working to join our creative planning team. Our work helps guide future development and capital projects for the City of Tulsa with a focus on improving quality of life for all who spend time in Tulsa. This position is an excellent opportunity to use your talents to enhance and revitalize commercial districts while building a network of community support. Join us on our way to becoming a world‑class city.

Tulsa has something for everyone, from one of the largest collections of Art Deco architecture in the nation to thriving music, food, and arts scenes. Downtown is a hub for activity and events, with destinations such as the BOK Center, Guthrie Green, and Woody Guthrie Center and Archive, which will have two new neighbors soon: the Bob Dylan Center and the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP). The Philbrook and Gilcrease art museums have spectacular collections in unique settings, and our opera, symphony, and ballet companies are highly regarded. For outdoor enthusiasts, Tulsa boasts an extensive network of more than 100 miles of bike trails, a large urban wilderness area, nature preserves, and beautiful parks. The River Parks system winds along the Arkansas River, connecting neighborhoods and passing through the Gathering Place, a spectacular, half‑billion‑dollar waterfront park. Tulsa is also home to professional baseball, soccer, and hockey, plus NCAA Division I athletics at the University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts University.

 This position serves as lead for the City of Tulsa’s Destination Districts Program. Job requirements include: 

  • Knowledge of economic and community development and redevelopment strategies and tools; 
  • Understanding of retail, market fundamentals, and economic trends and conditions; 
  • Knowledge of organizational and funding strategies; 
  • Ability to assess and identify needs related to infrastructure, access, safety, parking, traffic, mobility, active transportation, and urban design; 
  • Experience developing business plans, strategic plans, performing assessments, establishing a vision, determining priorities, and setting and implementing goals; 
  • Experience applying concepts of organizational fitness, placemaking, and market alignment to business plans and redevelopment strategies; 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds, creating local connections between neighborhoods and businesses and coordinating groups, community events, and consortiums; 
  • Experience in business development, organization, budgeting, operations, and finance; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

The successful candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds, creating local connections between neighborhoods and businesses and coordinating groups, community events, and consortiums. The person in the position must be skilled in business development, organization, budgeting, operations, and finance, and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.


QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum qualifications include 5 years’ experience, specifically working with district development. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in urban planning or related field is required.


APPLY
Please submit a résumé detailing employment history, experience, education, and contact information; and a cover letter that explains why you are interested and qualified for this position to: Personnel Director, INCOG, 2 W 2nd Street, Suite 800, Tulsa OK 74103, or e‑mail to incog@incog.org.

Salary: Annual salary range starting at $62,769; specific compensation based on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive health and retirement benefits package included.

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Apply
Please submit a résumé detailing employment history, experience, education, and contact information; and a cover letter that explains why you are interested and qualified for this position to: Personnel Director, INCOG, 2 W 2nd Street, Suite 800, Tulsa OK 74103, or e‑mail to incog@incog.org.