UCD Hiring for Two New Leadership Positions

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Sep 12, 2022 4 months ago

University City District is hiring for two new leadership positions to advance our work of investing in place and investing in people in one of the most economically dynamic communities in the country. We are seeking a Vice-President of Strategic Advancement and a Human Resources Director to join our dynamic team. Read more about each position below, and please share with your networks to help us find top candidates. We are proud to partner with DiverseForce on this search. 



Vice-President of Strategic Advancement

University City District (UCD) seeks an experienced, creative and entrepreneurial professional to elevate and amplify the organization’s mission: “changing places and changing lives.” The Vice President of Strategic Advancement will shape and lead UCD’s interface with the outside world by engaging with external partners and stakeholders, and overseeing functions that include: strategic partnerships, resource development, communications, public events, replication of successful work, a data and policy initiative and new initiatives that push the boundaries of UCD’s work. This new position – formed by combining several existing UCD departments - reports to the UCD President and serves as a key member of the UCD senior management team.




Human Resources Director

University City District (UCD) is seeking a skilled human resources professional with an innovative and strategic approach to be its inaugural Human Resources Director. The optimal candidate will be someone who can serve as both a collaborative strategist on the executive team, as well an a supportive liaison for staff members and external vendors. UCD is a dynamic organization dedicated to amplifying the public space and opportunities in West Philadelphia, and the next executive to lead its human resources strategy and essential functions must be passionate about developing consistent onboarding and training structures that support a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.