Washington County Department of Housing Services is recruiting for a new and critical team member to join our growing and dynamic organization. The Portfolio Manager position will support the department in overseeing our exciting and growing affordable housing developments throughout Washington County. The Portfolio Manager will work with internal and external property management to ensure our housing continues to be a long-term viable community asset for our community. Collaborating with a dynamic and growing division, this position will work to meet the complex needs of our portfolio while ensuring that racial equity is centered in all of our work. This is a hybrid position that allows for two - three days of working remotely.
The ideal candidate will have extensive work experience in public, private or non-profit housing development, financing, multi-funded budgets, project management, and grant development. The candidate must be comfortable with public presentation and public speaking. Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) experience is a plus.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
Supports the department director in identifying, selecting, refining, and implementing a variety of evidence-based organizational development strategies, policies, and operational practices.
Establishes program goals and objectives for countywide core service delivery needs; plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and evaluates the efforts of a diverse workforce in meeting program goals and objectives; and develops and revises work processes.
Manages the operation and maintenance of department-wide organizational and service delivery programs, models, and systems; researches, evaluates, and analyzes operating models and programs for effectiveness in achieving department goals; and makes recommendation for change.
Analyzes and reviews federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in order to ensure compliance with existing regulatory requirements; develops procedures to implement new and/or changing regulatory requirements; and conducts analysis on industry best practices and trends.
Assists in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforces a safe workplace; establishes a culture of teamwork and communication; creates a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
For a full listing of job duties, please see our Program Manager job classification here.
Education and Experience:
A Master's Degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology, social sciences, an applied research-related field, or a field directly related to program operations; AND Three (3) years of pertinent professional experience related to the specific program area of responsibility. Experience must include responsibility for the research and evaluation of program activities and at least two (2) years of direct supervision of staff. OR
A Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology, social sciences, an applied research-related field, or a field directly related to program operations; AND Five (5) years of relevant professional experience related to the specific program area of responsibility. Experience must include responsibility for the research and evaluation of program activities and at least two (2) years of direct supervision of staff.
Must pass a background check.
Must pass a driving record check.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses if applicable. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.
Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
1. An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of August 14, 2022.
2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to the supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after August 22, 2022 and may take about 2 weeks.
3. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the SME evaluation step as soon as possible.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader).
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: email@example.com at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.
Status of Your Application:
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