Career Information

Careers In Urban Affairs


This web page provides students with additional access to the information that comes into Levin School's Office of Student Services. Current CSU students are encouraged to utilize Handshake, through the University’s Office of Career Services.

The Office of Student and Enrollment Services (OSES) occasionally receives job announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly.

Employers: Have a job posting to add? Please send it to Sharon Bliss at

All jobs are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of OSES. Postings may be denied or removed without notice. OSES makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.

Job announcements are also posted to our LinkedIn page. Be sure to also check out our Internship and External Scholarships and Student Opportunities pages.

Posting Date: 11/29/22
Position: City Planner/ Senior City Planner
Company/Organization: Lakewood Ohio
The City Planner / Senior City Planner assists with the City’s planning and assists the department director in leading the City’s long and short range planning efforts. Examples of functions include: duties related to the Architectural Board of Review, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, the Heritage Advisory Board, the Citizens Advisory Committee and other empowered Boards; overseeing the development and implementation of various projects, studies and/or programs; coordinating, overseeing and facilitating the operations of commercial development and housing strategies; resolving problems and interpreting guidelines and regulations; reconciling various payments and expenditures; writing and reviewing various planning studies and reports; and assisting property owners, developers, etc., on matters relating to the City’s planning, community and economic development programs and policies.
Application Deadline: 12/9/2022
Posting Date: 11/29/22
Position: Executive Director 
Company/Organization: Ohio CDC Association
The Ohio CDC Association is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for the organization’s ongoing efforts, fulfillment of its mission, and financial objectives. The Executive Director must have a keen understanding of leading a non-profit organization, serving as an external ambassador to the community, and should possess the strategic vision and leadership to move the organization forward.
Application Deadline: 12/15/2022
Posting Date: 11/29/22
Position: Outcomes and Program Evaluation Manager
Company/Organization: Greater Cleveland Food Bank
This position ensures the design, development, and implementation of evaluation initiatives related to the services provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. The position creates data collection tools, conducts focus groups, analyzes data, and prepares reports. This position contributes to the client outcomes measurement work in support of our strategic plan initiatives. It will also coordinate and prepare information and data for interdepartmental use to help support efforts relating to the Food Bank’s mission. In addition, it will respond to data and information requests from external stakeholders. This position assists in agency-wide data collection, analysis, and research projects.
Application Deadline: N/A
Posting Date: 11/22/22
Position: Executive Director
Company/Organization: Aluminum Cans for Burned Children Foundation
Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC), founded to help children who suffer from severe burn injuries, needs an executive director safety to fulfill the mission of and secure financial support for the organization. This person works with the board of directors on strategy, governance, and fundraising, and oversees the operations of the organization including administration, staff, and finances. This is a part-time contract position with a flexible schedule and work conducted remotely. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to Chief Mike Carroll.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 11/22/22
Position: Executive Director
Company/Organization: Morgan art of papermaking
The Morgan seeks someone who will be a strategic and visionary leader with an appreciation for the arts, open to new ideas, thinking, perspectives, and experiences, with the ability to serve as an influential thought leader in weaving these concepts directly into the work of the Morgan. Key strengths will be skills in relationship building, experience and demonstrable success in fundraising for nonprofit organizations, and a strong desire to positively impact the evolution and possibilities uniquely tied to the Morgan’s mission.

Application Deadline: Untill Filled


Posting Date: 11/17/22
Position: Histroric Architecture Specialist Position
Company/Organization: Montana Historical Society
  • Provide guidance based on the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties to federal, state agencies, community historic preservation officers, and private property owners.
  • Consult with federal agencies, their permittees and grantees under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Consult with state agencies under the Montana State Antiquities Act.
  • Act as liaison between the National Park Service and private property owners applying for Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits.
  • Negotiate the terms of agreements associated with state and federal undertakings.
  • Evaluate properties for their National Register eligibility.
  • Review and comment on historic structures reports, property records, interpretive material, feasibility studies, etc.
  • Perform outreach to promote our office programs, and preservation.
  • Pursue independent projects that advance an understanding and appreciation of Montana cultural resources.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date; 11/09/22
Position: Various Teaching Positions
Company/Organization: Saint Martin De Porres High School 
At Saint Martin, we seek to hire, develop and retain highly-qualified, outcomes-driven, risk-taking, innovative, flexible, collaborative, reflective, faith-filled and generous women and men whose hearts are on fire.

If you have a desire to partner with our students through rigorous and innovative teaching methods, a curriculum centered on social justice, and a community built on loving relationships, Saint Martin de Porres High School is where you belong.

We are always looking for mission driven, equity focused, inspired and innovative community members.

Application Deadline: N/A
Posting Date; 11/09/22
Position: City Planner
Company/Organization: City of Cleveland
Under general supervision, prepares planning studies, development analyses, data analyses, market studies, and maps. Reviews the design and layout of development projects including the conformance with zoning, design, and planning standards. Represents the Planning Commission in public meetings and presentations. Performs related duties as required.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 11/09/22
Position: Planning Technician
Company/Organization: North Richland Hills
The Planning & Inspections Department is seeking candidates for Planning Technician. The Planning Technician offers administrative, clerical, and technical support to the department by:
  • processing development applications and public hearing notifications;
  • preparing for and attending public meetings;
  • acting as Recording Secretary for the Planning & Zoning Commission;
  • being the entry point of contact for planning-related inquiries from developers and the general public; and
  • providing critical support for special research projects.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 11/09/22
Position: Teen and Family Navigator
Company/Organization: The Refugee Response
The Teen and Family Navigator will support the implementation and growth of the Teen Response Program as it enters its fifth year and expands into Parma City School District. The Teen Response Program launched at Valley Forge High School in the fall of 2022 and will address the needs of refugee students from Ukraine and Afghanistan who have recently arrived in the Parma area. Teen Response will provide crucial after-school tutoring, academic counseling, job skills and experiences to about 30 resettled Afghan and Ukrainian refugee students as well as their families. The Ukrainian-speaking Teen and Family Navigator will conduct initial enrollment for families in adult education, English language services and workforce readiness. The Teen Navigator will principally be responsible for the one-to-one guidance and support for refugee teens in grades 9 through 12 and their families at Valley Forge High School.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 11/08/22
Position: Real Estate Manager
Company/Organizatinon: The City of Cleveland Jobs
 The Real Estate Manager is responsible for administering and coordinating project assignments with attorneys, engineers, architects, real estate brokers, surveyors, appraisers, right-of-way acquisition consultants, government agencies, and other City departments. The Real Estate Manager has direct communication with clients and stakeholders to negotiate transactions, research property records, create and maintain a comprehensive inventory of City properties, and review and analyze appraisals, surveys, deeds or other instruments of conveyance, title commitments, environmental assessments, and other real estate data. Also responsible for record keeping, real estate financial analysis, site selection, consultant oversight, analysis of real estate tax issues, and works closely with the Department of Law on review of legal documents. 
Application Deadline: 11/21/2022

Posting Date: 11/02/22
Position: Institute Administrator, Community Health Equity Research Institute
Company/Organizatinon: University at Buffalo
The mission of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute is to perform research to advance understanding of the root causes of health inequities and develop and test innovative solutions to eliminate health inequities in the region, with a focus on inequities experienced by African Americans. The Institute brings together an inter-professional community of faculty, students, and community stakeholders to perform research that employs a community participatory research model to inform regional health and social policy and respond to funders’ research priorities. Our vision is that wellness and social wellbeing will be a reality for all people in the Buffalo metropolitan area, including people of color.
Application Deadline: 12/01/2022

Posting Date: 10/31/22
Position: Development Officer
Company/Organizatinon: Cleveland Lutheran High School Association

- Develop overall short and long range plans for annual giving, set goals and objectives in line with the development plan for the school, and manage the budget for all annual giving activities.

- Create all the component parts relating to annual giving and supervise the implementation and distribution of such plans and materials.

- Organize and manage all aspects and segments of annual giving including: direct mail, web-based giving, and personal visits.

- In conjunction with the Communications Director, create a multi-platform communications plan that positions and promotes the annual giving program with the school’s various constituencies.

- Help implement strategies to meet numerical goals for adding new donors to the Lutheran Scholarship Granting Organization of Ohio.

- Work closely with Development department personnel to identify new major gift prospects from annual giving efforts.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 10/31/22
Position: Newvue Communities Deputy Director
Company/Organization: NewVue Communities

The Deputy Director will ensure that our Community Organizing, Housing and Financial Services and Small Business programs are effective and advance NewVue’s mission. They will lead strategic resource development, communication and budget oversight for these programs.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 10/28/22
Position: Vaccine Navigator
Company/Organization: Cleveland MOTTEP
Assist in the coordination of the Cleveland MOTTEP’s Community Vaccine Education Program (MOTTEP) with the Program Coordinator. This position reports to the Executive Director.
  • Responsible to disseminate accurate vaccine information, and educate vaccine efficacy through community events, and other community based, culturally appropriate venues.
  • Help individuals sign up for vaccine appointments.
  • Participate on committees of community based networks and groups likely to increase awareness of COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations.
  • Talk to individuals about barriers to receiving the vaccines and support problem solving.
  • Participate in health fairs and community events to encourage vaccinations.
  • Educating the community to increase confidence in vaccines.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 10/24/22
Position: Northeast Ohio Community Program Manager
Company/Organization: The Student Conservation Association
The Northeast Ohio Community Program Manager is responsible for the safe, complete and accurate execution of SCAs various community programs across Northeast Ohio in accordance with the uniform practices and procedures established by the National Community Program Manager and the organization at large. This person helps ensure SCAs Program Coordinators, Community Crew Leaders and members are equipped for the program delivery work scheduled, comply with curriculum/funder mandates, safety controls, logistical service/program delivery needs, and mandatory internal record-keeping and administrative requirements.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/24/22
Position: Executive Director
Company/Organization: Future Heights
The Executive Director of FutureHeights reports to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director must have a keen understanding of leading a non-profit organization, serving as an external ambassador to the community, and should possess strategy, leadership and vision to move the organization forward.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/18/22
Position: Municipal Planner - Transportation (Planning & Development)
Company/Organization: Shelby County Government
Works under general supervision of the Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Coordinator to assist in the development and implementation of transportation planning programs in the Memphis region. Works closely with public transportation providers, local governments, social service agencies, advocacy groups, and local communities to implement public transportation projects funded through federal programs for the general public.
Application Deadline: November 11, 2022

Posting Date: 10/12/22
Position: Community Engagement Coordinator
Company/Organization: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
The Community Outreach Coordinator will work to build community trust by establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships through the coordination of community development services. This individual will meet regularly with partners and residents to foster stakeholder input, support stakeholder-led initiatives, and link stakeholders with appropriate BBC staff members, and or other appropriate agencies, for programmatic assistance. To be successful in this role, you should be a self-starter and be able to work independently or in a team environment.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/12/22
Position: Resident Services Coordinator
Company/Organization: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
The Resident Service Coordinator plays a key role on the Property Management team by connecting residents to programs and services that empower them and create initiatives that improve the community. To be successful in this role, you should be well-versed in community resources, well-organized, have exceptional case management skills and be able to act with or without guidance.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/12/22
Position: Business Development Coordinator
Company/Organization: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
The Business Development Coordinator will connect small and micro-businesses in the Buckeye, Central, and Kinsman neighborhoods (service area) to various support opportunities. This position is responsible for leading BBC programming and initiatives that support both economic and workforce development.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/12/22
Position: Executive Program Assistant
Company/Organization: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
The Executive Project Assistant position plays a vital role to the efficiency of our organization by providing personalized and timely support to executive members. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have exceptional time management skills and be able to act with or without guidance.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/12/22
Position: Community Relations and Internal Operations Coordinator
Company/Organization: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
The Community Relations & Internal Operations Coordinator will work closely with the senior management, management, and other teams, as well as other staff, to support the efficient implementation of internal processes and procedures with fidelity. This position requires an organized, highly detailed individual who is skilled in facilitation and the synthesis of information from a variety of sources.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 10/04/22
Position: GIS Specialist
Company/Organization: Ashtabula County Auditor's Office
Installs, configures, and maintains GIS management software; creates and maintains various County GIS data layers, including responsibility for keeping several critical GIS data layers up to date (e.g. 911 address points); works in coordination with Auditor’s staff to correct data errors in real estate and GIS data; provides general GIS support and spatial query results in the form of maps or mapping data to Auditor staff; researches, develops, tests, and installs various GIS and real estate applications for County employees and the public. 
Application Deadline: N/A
Posting Date: 9/6/22
Position: Planner II
Company/Organization: The Planning Division of the Columbus Department
The Planner II positions will focus on a variety of work, which may include staffing of historic preservation or design review commissions and/or general city planning work, including community engagement and facilitation; development review; data gathering, mapping and analysis; infrastructure coordination; and research and writing.
Application Deadline: 12/30/2022