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Job Title: 

Chief Operating Officer

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Salary Range: 
$123,492.00 - $190,154.00 per year based on experience
Full Job Description: 

The Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to implement the agency’s strategic priorities and to manage the Directors of Property Management, Supportive Services, and Voucher Programs.  The COO helps to set a mission-centered culture across the organization and is a key representative of VHA in communications with stakeholders. The COO may also serve as the Executive Director of the VHA affiliated nonprofit. The position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The full recruiting brochure and position description can be found on the agency website at www.vhausa.org.  The agency has an annual operating budget of $97,115,676. The Vancouver Housing Authority is governed by a 6 -member Board and staffed with 143 employees. The VHA programs include approximately 2,800  Housing Choice Vouchers and 3,200 owned and / or managed housing units. In 2022, 162 housing units were renovated  and 198 new housing units were added to the portfolio. In 2023 the Fourth Plains Commons will be opened as a mixed-use development of 106 housing units, 10,000 square feet of office and commercial space, and 9,000 square feel to public open space. VHA was selected as one of the 39 initial Moving to Work agencies and the agency is a HUD High-Performer.

Vancouver Washington is situated on the North bank of the Columbia River in Clark County. It is the fourth largest city in the State of Washington with a population of about 200,000.  The greater Portland – Vancouver Metropolitan Area is the 25th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The Columbia River Gorge bisects the Cascade Mountain Range and Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, Mount Jefferson, and Mount Adams are all visible from the abundant system of trails in the Vancouver area. 


A Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree is preferred. Applicants should have at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in management in the public or nonprofit sectors in affordable housing, with at least four years of experience in a senior management level position. A cover letter, resume, and three professional references are required when applying for this position. 

Compensation for the position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. The salary range is $123,492 to $190,154. Applicants should not expect to start in the highest range of this salary. VHA is an equal opportunity employer. The position is open until filled. Highly qualified candidates will be interviewed soon after the receipt of an application.

To Apply: 

To apply, please visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2092173

Then click Apply to start your application. 

A cover letter, resume, and three professional references are required when applying for this position. 

Date Posted: 
Monday, December 4, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Vancouver, WA
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