Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Missouri Chapter of N.A.H.R.O.

Posted Under: Raymore, Missouri jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 64083
Posted On: 2021-02-23

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority--
Pay Grade: Level 10
Status: Exempt

DESCRIPTION: The Resident ServicesOffice (RSO) supports the housing programs of the Lawrence-Douglas CountyHousing Authority (LDCHA). The RSO Director develops, implements and overseesprograms and services provided to families receiving housing assistance throughLDCHA programs including public housing, Section 8, Transitional. Servicesfocus on employment and self-sufficiency, homeownership, youth, healthy agingin place and Moving to Work initiatives.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives direct supervision from ExecutiveDirector.Exercises direct supervision over 6+ full-time staff.Exercisesindirect supervision over 7 additional staff and volunteers.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES --- Important responsibilities and dutiesinclude, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Hire, train, superviseand evaluate all department staff, interns, and volunteers. Lead staff incrisis response and advocacy for residents.
  • Create and administerprogram policies and procedures across multiple grant projects and activitiesto ensure stability and consistency in program implementation.
  • Supervise the trackingand collection of data for all reporting requirements, and accurate and timelysubmission of data and reports to supervisor, funders, and LDCHA Board.
  • Conceptualize andwrite federal, corporate and foundation grant applications to fund operations,services, and programs. Identify appropriate solicitations, develop programnarrative and objectives, compile statistical data, leverage resources, andformulate budgets.
  • Work with programfacilitators and service providers to deliver grant related trainings,workshops, and other activities. Negotiate contracts for services. Providesupervision and evaluation of contractors to ensure compliance with grantguidelines.
  • Administer and monitormulti-year federal and private sector grant budgets and expenditures. Work withfunding agents regarding budgetary revisions, extensions, and other issues asneeded. Ensure compliance with all grant requirements.
  • Prepare progress reportsin accordance with federal regulations Submit appropriate documentation ofprograms, services, and activities to LDCHA management, program staff and HUD.
  • Network with areaagencies for program collaboration and outreach to increase access to resourcesfor residents.
  • Serve as a LDCHArepresentative to build and strengthen community partnerships as well asrepresent the LDCHA at all local and state meetings, conferences, and trainingsto advocate on issues concerning low-income families.
  • Maintain program filesin accordance with grant regulations. Audit FSS files periodically to make surethey contain necessary documentation and tracking data. Other important duties and responsibilities:
    • Work with andsupervise staff in design and implement curricula for adult and youth programsto meet grant and agency objectives.
    • Liaison withresidents, resident associations, and other external housing advocacy groups onhousing issues.
    • Oversee the contentand distribution of the department's annual program survey among public housingand Section 8 residents.
    • Facilitate staffmeetings and participate in management meetings as needed.
    • Oversee developmentand distribution of marketing, recruitment and outreach materials, newsletters,and activities
    • Provide support andassistance to resident that helps them meet compliance requirements of theirhousing program.
      Knowledge of:-- Principles of grantapplication and compliance, supervision training and performance evaluation.Pertinent federal, state, and local services and programs for housing andlow-income persons. Ability to:
      • Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate thework of supervisory, professional, and administrative personnel, delegateauthority and responsibility.
      • Utilize computer software proficiently.
      • Communicate clearly and concisely.
      • Be highly organized.
      • Provide administrative and professionalleadership and direction for department.
      • Implement and administer goals, objectives,and procedures for providing effective and efficient delivery of services.
      • Administer the department's budgets; allocatelimited resources in a cost-effective manner.
      • Analyze problems, identify alternativesolutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implementrecommendations in support of goals.
      • Research, analyze, and evaluate new servicedelivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
      • Prepare clear and concise reports.
      • Correctly interpret and apply policies,procedures, and regulations.
      • Establish and maintain effective workingrelationships with those contacted in the course of work including city andother government officials, staff, social service agencies, community groupsand the general public.
        Experience:-- This position requires both grant writing and programmanagement skills. Requires experience working with diverse, low-incomepopulations and be familiar with affordable housing issues, and able to workwith other departments and staff. Training:-- Requires master's degree in a relevant fieldwith experience in program development, grants writing and administrationand/or supervision or hold a bachelor's degree with a minimum of three yearsexperience in program development, grants writing and administration and/orsupervision.
        Environmental Conditions: --Indoorand outdoor environment; working closely with others; high levels of publiccontact; operating a motor vehicle; occasional evenings, weekends and overnighttravel required. Physical Conditions:-- Ability to meet the following essential physical requirementswith or without reasonable accommodation: physical condition necessary forlight to moderate lifting 10-25 lbs; sit-ting for extended periods of time;bending, keying; talking and frequently communicating with participants; alsoresponsible for operating and handling assigned equipment. License or Certificate:-- Must possess and maintain an applicable KansasDriver's License and a driving record acceptable to the LDCHA's insurancecarrier.
        - Professional license if applicable.

        Annualsalary range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
        Application deadline: Open until filled.
        First resume review: Monday, February 22, 2021

        Columbia is known for its vitality and high quality of life, with an activeeconomy powered by education, healthcare and financial services. Centrallylocated 120 miles from both St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is Missouri'sfourth largest and fastest growing city, with a population of approximately122,000.

        The Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) is governed by a five-member Board ofCommissioners appointed by the Mayor of the City of Columbia, Missouri. It isthe mission of CHA to provide safe and affordable housing opportunities tolow-income individuals and families through partnerships and collaborativeefforts with local organizations and other governmental agencies. CHA offers anarray of programs and services that are designed to promote economicself-sufficiency for families currently participating in the Affordable Housing& Resident Services and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs.

        Under general direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Chief ExecutiveOfficer (CEO) is an executive leadership position with overall responsibilityfor the administrative and professional work involved in planning, directing,and coordinating CHA's affordable housing programs and related supportive services.

        This dynamic and innovative leader will be a "community steward" that is acollaborative, respectful, ethical, and engaging leader, with a strongcommitment to the Columbia community. A background in public housing strategy,policy, programs, and homeless issues is a must. Familiarity with HUD policiesat the national level is important to plan for future needs and growth, priorexperience with community revitalization, and strong understanding of HUD andLIHTC regulations, as well as grant funding sources is imperative for thisrole. Candidates shall have vast experience with short and long-range planning,the ability to research and evaluate new sources of housing assistance, and theability to plan and administer comprehensive housing programs for low-incomecitizens.

        The ideal candidate will possess 10 years of professional experience,preferably in public sector and/or non-profit management, and at least 5 yearsat the senior management level with a large, multi-functioning organization.Candidates should have experience in developing and managing affordable housingproperties and programs. Experience in Public Administration is a plus. Thisposition also requires extensive experience in financial planning,administrative management, program management and compliance, and grantwriting. Candidates will be considered based on an accumulation of variousexperiences and education to meet the qualifications needed for this position.

        To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit yourresume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will-- not --becontacted without prior notice) on our website:--

        For additional information about this position, please contact:

        Kylie Wilson
        CPS HR Consulting

        To view an online brochure for this position
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