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Borough of State College Seeking Planner

Job Position


Planner (Redevelopment)



The 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 State College Redevelopment Authority’s activities, business grant and loan programs, and other public initiatives in affordable housing, business support, and public infrastructure financing. The Planner will provide leadership in a high-performing, cross-disciplinary team, with opportunities to significantly impact the future of State College.



Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, finance, planning, economics, real estate, community development or related field, and two or more years direct experience in community development or main street program management; 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.

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

How to Apply 


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. E.O.E.