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Housing & Neighborhoods Director

Category: Management
The City Of Raleigh, North Carolina Invites Qualified Candidates To Apply For The Director Of Housing And Neighborhoods Position. The Housing And Neighborhoods Department Focuses On Affordable Housing, Code Enforcement, Neighborhood Enrichment, Workforce Development, Entrepreneurship, And Business Development. The Director Of Housing And Neighborhoods Reports Directly To The Assistant City Manager But Coordinates Extensively With The City Manager’s Office, The City Attorney And Other Departments And Outside Real Estate Legal Counsel. Duties And Responsibilities • Provides Direct Staff Supervision Including Conducting Performance Evaluations, Coordinating Training, And Implementing Hiring, Discipline, And Termination Procedures • Provides Oversight To The Housing And Neighborhoods Department To Achieve Short- And Long-term Goals And Objectives • Develops The Implementation Of Policies, Procedures, And Standards; Evaluates Operational Effectiveness And Implements Process Improvements • Serves As An Organizational And Departmental Representative By Advising, Consulting With, And Facilitating Complex Discussions With City Management, City Officials, Boards, Commissions, Authorities, Various Agencies And/or Other Organizations • Oversees And/or Negotiates Contracts; Provides And Presents Communications And Updates On Department Activities, Positions, And Project/program Status • Develops, Administers, And Oversees Department Operating Budget. Typical Qualifications Education Candidates Must Possess Any Combination Of Education And/or Experience That Provides The Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities To Be Successful, Such As A Bachelor’s Degree In Urban Planning, Public Administration, Or Related Fields. A Graduate Degree Is Preferred. Experience Candidates Must Have 10 Or More Years Of Progressively Responsible Related Experience In Community Development And Affordable Housing. The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate Experience In And Knowledge Of Real Estate Finance, Affordable Housing Lending And Loan Underwriting, And HUD Entitlement Programs And Their Regulatory Compliance Requirements. It Is Important That Candidates Can Demonstrate Exposure To The Varied Services Within The Responsibilities Of The Department Of Housing And Neighborhoods, As Well As Success In Implementing Innovative Strategies And Solutions And Forging Public/private Partnerships. Experience In A Growth Environment Will Be Helpful In Anticipating Unique Needs And Challenges That Raleigh Faces. Strong Collaboration, Communication And Team-building Skills Will Be Critical. Additional Information The City Of Raleigh Offers A Salary That Is Competitive For The Communities Of Comparable Stature And Is Based On The Selected Candidate’s Qualifications And Experience. Benefits Include Participation In The Local Government Employees’ Retirement System, Vacation And Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Group Life Insurance Matching 457B Retirement Savings Plan, And Medical/dental Insurance.
Employer: City of Raleigh
Expires: 6/8/2023