Village of Northbrook

The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 35,222), is one of the most vibrant communities on Chicago’s North Shore and an ideal place to live, work, shop and play. The Village is graced with tree lined residential streets intermixed with active and diverse business community, top-rated schools, outstanding recreational facilities and civic-minded residents who work tirelessly to bring together world class amenities while maintaining community charm. With a daytime population over 50,000, global companies that call Northbrook home are Crate & Barrel, Underwriters Laboratory, Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, and Newmedical Technology, Inc., who was the Illinois Exporter of the Year Award Winner. Northbrook has a growing residential population and “once in a career” economic development projects pending, which make this a unique opportunity to become the Director of Development and Planning Services.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with experience working in high performing organizations and have an approachable leadership style that is steeped in collaboration, communication and must be a strategic thinker who is committed to the continued delivery of high quality, efficient and effective municipal services while always looking for opportunities for innovation and collaboration. Knowledge of municipal planning and development with the ability to work with potential developers, the community and other stakeholders to advance Northbrook’s business and residential community in a manner that considers climate impact along with a wide variety of opinions and perspectives.

The Village of Northbrook offers competitive salary and benefits. Starting salary DOQ.

Applications are available on the Northbrook website Interested applicants may apply by emailing a job application, cover letter and resume to with “DPS Director” in the subject field. First review of resumes will be February 13, 2023 and position will remain open until filled.

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