Assistant Director of Housing Resources

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Job Code: PD21-47
Posted On: Tuesday, 14th September 2021
Department: Housing Resources
Location: EDP
231 East Deer Park, Gaithersburg, Md
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade: 29 Minimum: $75,595.00

Job Description:

This is a professional management position responsible for supervision of professional staff; establishing and maintaining work standards, coordinating work functions, assignments, and work planning. The position requires managerial skills that will work to expand and develop staff capabilities. The position requires the ability to plan and manage the daily activities of the division in a productive and efficient manner. The position is also responsible for directing and implementing the services and activities of the Service Centers, and coordination with other divisions and governmental departments. The individual will provide technical expertise, recommendations and assessment of the various programs within the Division. The Assistant Director acts as Director of Housing Resources in the absence of the Division Director.

This position requires knowledge of the principles and practices of administration and management, budgeting and fiscal analysis of federal, state and local laws and regulations to administer the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Public Housing and other HOC housing programs and services. The employee plans and coordinates with consultation of the Division Director the functions of the Division, and implements new procedures to improve methods of providing services to clients. The employee recommends changes and modifies existing guidelines to address changes in regulations, technology, and workforce. The work involves analysis and assessment of a wide range of processes and methods to coordinate the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs with other jurisdictions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or related field (Master’s degree preferred). 
  • Six years of progressively responsible experience in subsidized housing.
  • Progressive supervisory experience including working with union personnel preferred.
  • Extensive and advanced knowledge of affordable housing products and related services.
  • Certification in the Housing Choice Voucher program is required. Individuals must have passed, or will pass within six (6) months of hire, the Housing Choice Voucher Program regulations certification exam.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to subsidized housing programs.
  • Ability to communicate well, and to speak effectively in public.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with people of varied backgrounds.
  • Knowledge and experience in supervision.
  • Market and training experience.
  • Ability to use computer software, such as Microsoft Office Suite.