The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) of Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a qualified and experienced Director of the Housing Choice Voucher Program and we invite you to become a part of our nationally recognized affordable housing team. CMHA is one of the larger public housing agencies in the nation, operating an annual agency budget over $200 million, managing over 10,000 Public Housing units, and administering over 15,000 Housing Choice Voucher rental subsidies.
In 2018, CMHA received 11 national awards for innovative advancements in the areas of digital literacy, tracking rent adjustments, risk management, youth programming and hosting a successful housing mobility hackathon to improve the housing search process for HCVP participants and families.
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of the Housing Choice Voucher department is a key senior management position that oversees the operations of CMHA’s 15,000+ HCVP contracts (including Project Based, VASH-HUD, MFP, & FUP). The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and through outstanding and collaborative leadership is responsible for optimizing productivity, efficiency, quality customer service, and compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and CMHA requirements. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for interpreting federal, state, and local regulations regarding the implementation of the HCVP and makes policy recommendations to ensure overall compliance for meeting HCVP high performance standards and goals.
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field required. A minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience in public housing; five years at a senior management level. Broad knowledge of community services and resources available to low-income groups. Experience in managing and directing a workforce of moderate size in a variety of tasks. Comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local legislation on affordable housing. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Interested candidates, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Lonnie Brown, Talent Acquisition Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (216) 271 – 2858.
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