An employee in this class manages the City’s affordable financing and incentive programs, with emphasis on the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; and performs independent research, and analysis, and responsible management, administrative and accounting work in administering the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME programs. Work involves planning, managing, monitoring, and evaluating the activities of many program sub-recipients to ensure that CDBG, HOME and Housing Trust Fund-funded projects are carried out effectively and in compliance with federal regulations and City requirements. The employee evaluates applications for funding, provides technical assistance to sub-recipients and borrowers, maintains extensive program records, and prepares detailed and complex reports. The job requires independent judgment and initiative in determining whether projects are being operated effectively, when compliance risks exist, and when technical assistance is needed. The employee reviews policy of the Housing Trust Fund and other city initiated affordable housing programs, and prepares and presents policy recommendations to City Council and its committees. The employee suggests research into best affordable housing and community development policy and programs, explores partnerships with academicians and other researchers, establishes scopes of work, recommends contract terms to the Community Development Director, manages the research project and presents findings. Tact, courtesy, and firmness are required in maintaining good relationships with customers, including personnel from other agencies and other City departments, Trust Fund borrowers, housing developers, attorneys, real estate brokers and others engaged in the housing and community development processes. Work is performed with considerable independence under general supervision of the Community Development Director.
FT 37.5 Hrs Week; Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5pm
Salary: $20.41 - $26.00 Hourly
Job closing date: 01/11/13 11:59 PM