Housing Programs Analyst
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Housing Programs Analyst to join the Housing Division of the Community Development Department. Under the direction of the Housing Officer, the Housing Programs Analyst plays the lead role in administering and monitoring the City's federal community development and housing grants (CDBG, HOME, etc.) and local Housing Mitigation Funds. This includes preparing various requests for proposals, screening grant applications, preparing plans and reports related to federal grants, preparing various contracts and processing payments. The Analyst also monitors major City funding of affordable housing developments, including oversight of the Division's loan portfolio, preparing various escrow and loan documents, and working closely with our nonprofit partners. This position assists with budget preparation and monitoring, administering the Home Improvement Program, and performs responsible analytical work in support of housing and Community Development programs administered by the Housing Division. The Housing Programs Analyst is also responsible for preparing reports and presentations to City commissions and maintaining excellent working relationships with outside organizations.
The Housing Division is a passionate and hardworking group of professionals dedicated to meeting the housing and human service needs of the community. We work collaboratively to achieve our housing goals and foster an innovative and team focused work environment. The City continues to be a leader in supporting affordable housing and implementing dynamic housing programs. Since the 1980's, the City has awarded more than $50 million in City housing funds towards developing or preserving affordable housing, and awards over $1 million in federal funds annually.
The minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in real estate, public administration, urban planning or a related field; AND
Three years of experience working with residential lending and financial services as an escrow officer, loan officer or real estate agent and/or in the public or non-profit sector in a related position. Experience administering federal entitlement grants such as Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), etc.
The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Monday, February 25, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, March 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.