Senior Planner

Title: Senior Planner (Redevelopment)

Location: State College Municipal Building

Starting Salary Range: $59,000 - $74,000

Position open until filled.


The Senior Planner (Redevelopment) is responsible for project management and implementation of a wide-range of redevelopment activities, including real estate, public finance and housing development. The incumbent is the main administrator of the Borough and Redevelopment Authority’s public-private partnership (P3) activities, Opportunity Zone development, and other public initiatives in housing, business support, and public infrastructure financing. The Senior Planner will provide leadership in a high-performing, cross-disciplinary team, with opportunities to significantly impact the future of State College.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, planning, economics, real estate, community development or related field, and three or more years’ direct experience in real estate development; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience. Must have experience in grant/loan writing and/or administration. Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Preferred Qualificiations:

Master’s degree in planning, urban studies, public administration, real estate or a related field. Five years of responsible experience in positions with economic development and planning activities.

State College Borough employees interested in applying for this position must apply online. The application may be found at the following link:


The posting will remain open until the position is filled. A complete copy of the job description is available by contacting the HR Department.