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Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives

Job Location: 
Salary Range: 
90,000-95, 000
Full Job Description: 

Title:  Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives 

Reports To:  Chief Executive Officer 

Department/Division:  Administrative Operations 

FLSA Status:  Exempt 

 

Position Summary 

 

Responsible for managing the implementation of INLIVIAN’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Moving to Work (MTW) program.  The incumbent leads agency policy and data analysis efforts related to program management, development, and evaluation of key agency policy initiatives, particularly those related to the MTW program.  Advises senior staff on proposed and existing federal, local and agency policies and related impact.  Provides technical assistance for interdepartmental data/reporting projects and special initiatives.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

 

 

Responsibilities 

 

Responsible for Moving to Work (MTW) program compliance with INLIVIAN’s MTW agreement, related guidance, HUD regulations and other program related governing documents. 

Serves as a primary contact on behalf of INLIVIAN with HUD for matters related to MTW. 

Manages the development and content of MTW Annual Plans and Reports and Amendments to the MTW Agreement and Plans, including related compliance coordination.  

Ensures timely submission of MTW reports, plans, amendments, and related HUD requirements/inquiries. 

Manages and coordinates inter-departmental teams for development of MTW strategy, initiatives, implementation activities and reporting. 

Manages evaluation of INLIVIAN’s MTW program, assessing impact of current initiatives and advises EVP of Administrative Operations on findings and recommendations. 

Manages the update of the Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan and other agency policy documents, working with departments to ensure related updates of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are completed. 

Maintains ongoing coordination with other MTW agencies, including participation in conference calls, planning for MTW conferences/meetings, strategic planning for the overall MTW program, and exchanging best practices and policies. 

Maintains a current repository of initiatives implemented by other MTW agencies. 

Provides data analysis support for INLIVIAN departments, including grant writing, performance management, etc. 

Ensures that appropriate required reports, Board actions, and legal responses required by the organization and HUD are prepared and presented to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner. 

Conducts policy and data analysis to inform design and implementation of program policies and initiatives for both internal and external audiences 

Advises on policy and program development 

Manages program development, project implementation and assessments for specified agency initiatives 

Provides information/data as requested for internal and external use 

Manages relationships, data sharing agreements and data exchanges with external research and data partners, including research partners, City agencies/departments, etc. 

Prepares presentations, position papers, data analyses, program assessments, etc.  

Maintains a database of MTW program documents, related regulations, HUD guidance, files, discussions, and decisions from HUD.     

Maintains INLIVIAN MTW landing page, creates informational brochures/flyers, produces social media content and other materials to highlight the work of the INLIVIAN MTW program  

Performs quarterly assessments of MTW to monitor INLIVIAN progress towards meeting established goals. 

Ensures that appropriate required reports, Board actions, and legal responses required by the Authority and HUD are prepared and presented to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner. 

Provides information/data as requested for internal and external use. 

Manages relationships, data sharing agreements and data exchanges with external research and data partners, including research partners, City agencies/departments, etc. 

Ensures privacy and maintains security of confidential materials. 

Accountable for consistent adherence to strong organizational standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of organizational materials, supplies, resources, and other assets. 

Performs other duties as assigned.   

 

 

Education and Experience 

 

Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in public housing, housing choice voucher, community development, program administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to fulfill essential position functions. Rental Assistance Demonstration, Low-income Housing Tax Credit and Housing Choice Voucher certifications are preferred. 

 

Knowledge and Skills 

 

Thorough knowledge of pertinent HUD regulations related to the MTW program, housing choice voucher program, affordable housing, and property management 

Thorough knowledge of INLIVIAN policies and procedures. 

Ability to present information in a clear, concise, and convincing manner. 

Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with other employees, residents, government/community agencies and other entities and secure the cooperation of others. 

Ability to make complex arithmetic computations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. 

Skilled in operating computer equipment, applicable software packages, and general office machines. 

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to communicate on the level of the listener, recognizing when information has been misunderstood, and the ability to rectify and misunderstanding as needed when explaining INLIVIAN policies and procedures. 

Ability to deal effectively with sensitive and confidential information. 

Ability to read and comprehend relatively complex material. 

Ability to identify operational and policy challenges and develop effective solutions. 

Ability to prepare clear and concise narrative and statistical reports and deal effectively with situations requiring tact and diplomacy, yet firmness. 

 

Supervision Controls 

 

The Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives receives instructions from the Executive Vice President of Administrative Operations. regarding organizational goals, priorities, and special assignments.  The employee routinely works without the direction of the Executive Vice President of Administrative Operations and is free to develop methods, deadlines, and/or objectives.  When instructions are received, they are usually specific and detailed because they apply to unusual and rarely occurring situations.  Normally, the Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives makes independent decisions pertaining to situations not covered by specific guidelines, but the Executive Vice President of Administrative Operations is consulted in serious or unusual circumstances.  The work of the employee is reviewed for progress, achievement of goals as appropriate to the circumstances, and compliance with procedures. 

 

Guidelines 

 

Guidelines followed by the Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives include established policies and procedures, traditional practices, published laws, regulations, HUD guidance, handbooks, codes, and ordinances.  Materials used vary with the issues and the entities involved, and independent research is necessary depending on the activity and/or project requirements.   

 

 

Complexity 

 

The Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives performs a variety of related tasks which are typically routine in nature.  Problems or issues such as available resources, budget, objectives, timing, and duration of a project can be moderately to extremely complicated to resolve.  Usually, the employee determines what needs to be done, the methodology to get it done and the timeframe that it should be complete.  The employee may regularly make decisions regarding conflicting data, while ensuring productivity and quality standards are met. 

 

Scope and Effect 

 

The work of the Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives impacts planning and reporting across the organization, in particular the MTW program.  Effective and efficient accomplishment of work by the employee contributes significantly to the organization's ability to successfully utilize the agency’s MTW authority. 

 

Personal Contacts 

The personal contacts of the Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives are primarily virtual and electronic in nature and mostly include, but are limited to, other employees, government and non-profit agencies, educational/research institutions, political representatives, community leaders, and tenants assisted by the Authority.  Contact serves multiple purposes including giving or gaining information, planning, coordinating, advising, and influencing. 

   

 

Physical Requirements 

 

Work is principally sedentary, but may involve some physical exertion, such as kneeling, crouching, or lifting to obtain files and records, and eyestrain from working with computers and other office equipment. 

 

Must be able to sit and/or stand for up to eight hours at a time while performing work duties. 

 

Must be able to bend, stoop, push, and pull in the performance of work-related duties. 

 

Must be able to use fingers bilaterally and unilaterally to operate office equipment. 

Must be able to perform essential job functions in an environment that will sometimes include increased levels of work-related stress. 

Must have vision and hearing corrected to be able to perform essential job functions. 

Must maintain punctuality and attendance as scheduled. 

An employee may request a reasonable accommodation to mitigate any of the physical requirements listed above. 

 

Work Environment 

Work involves the normal risks or discomfort associated with an office environment and is usually in an area that is adequately cooled, heated, lighted, and ventilated. 

 

 

Other Requirements 

Must possess a valid State of North Carolina or South Carolina driver’s license and regularly participate in continuous improvement and education. Must work with the highest degree of confidentiality. 

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Charlotte, NC
Job Posting Validation: 
Housing

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