Assistant Director of Family & Community Partnerships
Family and Community Partnerships Department
Oakland Housing Authority
Annual Salary: $143,062 - $165,908 DOE/DOQ
The Oakland Housing Authority (OHA), providing subsidized housing and support services to nearly 16,500 families as the largest landlord in the City of Oakland, seeks an Assistant Director of Family & Community Partnerships (Assistant Director). This Department is the social services side of the agency and provides supportive services to the families they serve, such as school enrollment and job placement assistance, on-site supportive services, job training, transportation, childcare assistance, job readiness and health wellness workshop, financial literacy, and other like training and programs. The Assistant Director will assist in the administration of this Department and oversee the growth and development of the OHA’s resident employment, community engagement, and education programs. With a team of 14 staff and two direct reports, they will administer and manage grant-funded programs and support other administrative budget services. They will also lead, mentor, and motivate Department staff and manage community outreach to connect with families in need and ensure OHA’s services are more visible. This position will be a steadfast collaborator with exemplary people management and critical thinking skills. This role will involve connecting with other community leaders and organizations to leverage more resources for families, requiring candidates to have strong communication and relationship-building skills. This is an exciting opportunity to engage with the Oakland community and make a real difference in families’ lives. If you are looking to make a positive impact by creating workforce development opportunities and educational support programs for the Oakland community, apply today!
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The Assistant Director will oversee two managers, a total staff of 14, and a grant-funded budget and assist with other administrative oversight of budgets and programs. They will work closely with the department Director and serve in their absence. The Assistant Director will have a focused role in the enhancement of their efforts around workforce development for OHA’s disadvantaged youth and adult populations seeking job training and employment experience. They will also work to maintain and grow OHA’s educational support programs in partnership with the local school district and ensure the Department’s programs are more visible to the community and improve their efforts to ensure low-income families have the resources they need to thrive. In addition, this position will manage grants and contracts and develop additional grant-funding opportunities.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will have experience serving low-income families, along with community and family engagement to ensure they are aware and accessing valuable resources that are available. They will be knowledgeable about workforce development and bringing innovative ideas forward. This leader will champion staff and program development and inspire, develop, and mentor others, be effective at addressing critical social service issues that arise for clients they serve, and demonstrate critical thinking, empathy, collaboration, and thoughtful decision-making. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence and sound judgment and have a heart and passion for serving those in need and be committed to creating a brighter future for OHA’s clients.
Equivalent combinations of education, training, and experience may be considered.
- A bachelor's degree in public or business administration, city planning or public administration, economic development, or a related field
- Four years of progressively responsible experience in project management or program development, implementation and administration, policy analysis, and coordination/consultation with a variety of public and private agencies, organizations, and/or levels of government
- A minimum of two years’ experience supervising and managing staff
- Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and an insurable record
Salary and Benefits: Annual Salary $143,062 - $165,908 DOE/DOQ and an attractive benefits package
SAVE THE DATES: Round one virtual interviews will take place on May 17th & 19th. Round two in-person interviews will take place on June 2nd. Selected candidates must be available for these dates.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
- Email to: email@example.com
- 866-929-WBCP (9227) – toll-free
HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, apply by April 20th at: https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/