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Job Title: 

Assistant Vice President of Planning and Development

Job Location: 
Columbus, OH
Salary Range: 
Full Job Description: 

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) help people access affordable housing through collaborative partnership to develop, renovate, and maintain housing; promote neighborhood revitalization, and assist residents in accessing needed social services. CMHA is a national leader in opening doors to innovative housing for diverse communities, empowering residents, and improving neighborhoods.


CMHA is seeking an Assistant Vice President of Planning and Development. The Assistant Vice President of Planning Development manages projects that are part of CMHA’s strategy to acquire market-rate, mixed-income, and affordable multifamily real estate throughout Franklin County (the “Acquisition Strategy”). Manage projects that are part of CMHA’s strategies to develop new affordable housing, especially for hard-to-serve populations (the “Development Strategy”), and rehab existing affordable housing (the “Rehab Strategy”). Planning activities may include developing proposals for the executive team regarding how to implement CMHA’s mission to serve the community by providing access to affordable housing and any other directives from the executive team. ) Provide analysis to the VP on federal, state, and local public policy issues related to CMHA’s Acquisition, Development, or Rehab strategies, or other problems that may affect CMHA or the Planning & Development office. Assist the VP with managing and supervising all assigned employees (e.g., schedules and assigns tasks; interviews job applicants; recommends the hiring of job applicants; recommends discipline; evaluates performance; receives and adjusts grievances or employee complaints; approves and recommends the approval of leave requests; attends or participates in meetings in which policy questions are reviewed or discussed; develops and implements policy; recommends policy changes; participates in personnel or labor relations activities; has access to other employees’ personnel files; has access to financial data used in monitoring department revenue/income, etc.). Attends meetings and serves on committees, as directed; attends training and seminars, as required. Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.










An example of acceptable qualifications for this position:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration, or other related fields, Master’s degree preferred; seven (7) or more years of related experience and training in a senior management position, affordable, mixed-income, and market-rate multifamily real estate development; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  

Knowledge of: 9% and 4% LIHTC program requirements; HUD affordable housing programs and requirements; federal government-backed mortgage financing; general real estate development principals; pro forma development and analysis; project management; government structure and process; public administration; state, federal, and local laws and regulations; community resources and services; risk identification and risk management; personnel administration; employee training and development; necessary finance and accounting principles; office practices and procedures; supervisory principles and practices; English grammar and spelling; *Agency/department goals and objectives; *Agency/department policies and procedures; *workplace safety practices and strategies; *personnel rules and regulations.


Skill in: Word processing; computer operation; use of modern office equipment; analytical and financial modeling; presenting information in a clear, organized, and convincing manner.

Ability to: Interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, picture, or schedule form; deal with many variables and determine specific action; apply management principles to solve agency problems; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, or regulations to specific situations; select most qualified applicant according to specifications for referral; read, copy, and records figures accurately; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages; copy records precisely without error; complete forms; prepare correspondence; compile and prepare reports; respond to inquiries from public and/or officials; prepare and deliver speeches and presentations; conduct compelling interviews; communicate effectively; train or instruct others; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; maintain records according to established procedures; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; resolve complaints; travel to and gain access to work site; provide exceptional customer service; multi-task; prioritize projects; work independently or as team.


To Apply: 

To apply, send your resume to hr@cmhanet.com or fax 614.421.6403.

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 22, 2021
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

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