Deputy Executive Director

Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
Job Location: 
Alameda, CA
Salary Range: 
Annual salary range is $165,240 to $200,844 DOQ. AHA offers an outstanding benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.
Full Job Description: 

An exciting career opportunity awaits a talented administrative services professional in one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. The next Deputy Executive Director for the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA) will have the opportunity to perform meaningful and impactful work for an agency that is dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation. The position of Deputy Executive Director is a newly created position, reporting directly to the Executive Director. The primary responsibility for the position will be to provide high-level managerial and executive assistance to the Agency, particularly in administrative services such as HR, Finance and Operations. The agency is interested in candidates with experience in public sector finance, human resources, information technology, and risk management, regardless of specific work in the affordable housing space. The AHA is a progressive and growing organization. With an increase in staffing of approximately 25% over the past 5 years, there are currently 59 FTE staff. The AHA has 573 units in its portfolio and 1,845 vouchers.

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities that would ordinarily be gained through extensive breadth and depth of experience in leadership and management is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the qualifications and competencies is a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, public policy, finance, or a related field with a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in administrative services (such as human resources, finance, procurement, information technology and risk management), and at least five years of experience in a significant management capacity. Supervisory experience is required and experience in the public sector is encouraged. A Master’s degree is preferred.

To Apply: 

This position is considered open until filled with the first review of resumes on January 21, 2019. Interested candidates must submit a compelling cover letter and a comprehensive resume to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available at

Date Posted: 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 21, 2019
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

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