Community Development Intern
Lincolnwood, IL
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Job Description
The Village of Lincolnwood, Illinois (12,590 - 2010 census) is a professionally-managed home-rule municipality directly north of the City of Chicago with a unique blend of residential, commercial, and manufacturing areas. The Village is seeking an individual to serve as the Intern in the Community Development Department.

The position is expected to assist with the administration of the Community Development Department and to provide support for ongoing activities. The duties of the position include undertaking and preparing research, minute-taking, participation in committees, preparation of presentations, webmaster for the Department's webpages, and serving as an ombudsman for the Department. The Intern is expected to provide research and develop documents for consideration by various bodies including the Economic Development Commission, Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree and be working toward a Master's Degree from an accredited College or University in Urban Planning/Studies, Geography, Public Administration, or related fields. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and abilities: excellent attention to detail, ability to communicate well, make appropriate decisions using sound judgment, the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and stakeholders, ability to work outside in various environmental conditions, and ability to write reports, minutes, memoranda, directives, and letters. To see a complete list of duties and responsibilities please view the job description here.

The Village offers a mentoring opportunity for urban planning or MPA students with seasoned staff members involved with many professional associations including ICMA, ILCMA, IAMMA, and the American Planning Association.

This is a part-time position that requires a candidate who can work an average of 20 hours per week. The position is paid $15 per hour and is eligible for participation in the IMRF pension program. This position is classified as a non-exempt, non-union, part-time position.

To apply, please visit www.lincolnwoodil.org/employment. The position will remain open until filled. If you have any questions, please contact Charles Meyer, Assistant Village Manager, at cmeyer@lwd.org / (847) 745-4715.
Job Type Internship