Job Title: Special Assistant to the Chief Housing Officer
Department: Office of the CHO
Reports To: Chief Housing Officer
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Company Information: The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged Dothan Housing (DH) to create a different platform for sustainability by “thinking outside of the box” by becoming a housing authority of the future. This was done through its digital transformation initiative. Whereas, DH has answered the challenge of evolution through transformational leadership and acknowledging the paradigm shift of public housing authorities (PHAs) of doing more with less, moving from paper to the cloud, and streamlining its operations through technology by embracing an online platform. DH has also implemented a modern-day leadership approach focused on creating a high-value organizational culture built on trust, getting the right people on the team, and coaching that team to greatness to meet key performance indicators (KPIs) that will ultimately increase its overall productivity. DH offers remote, flexible, and hybrid work environment so that its employees can work from locations other than the office. DH’s new business model has enhanced its efforts to attract, recruit, and retain an articulate, talented, and diverse workforce of the best and the brightest in the affordable housing industry.
Position Summary: As a Moving to Work (MTW) Expansion Agency under the Landlord Incentives Cohort #3, this position reports to the Chief Housing Officer (CHO). The Special Assistant to CHO performs various compliance, financial, administrative, procurement, and paralegal duties supporting the Chief Housing Officer. The position provides administrative support, customer service, accounting, purchasing, and leasing duties for the asset management and voucher programs divisions of the Office of the CHO. The position is also responsible for investigating and compiling facts and preparing and managing documents to prepare and present cases of an affordable housing property. The work maintains appointment schedules, composes correspondence based on subject matter and regulations, and disseminates information.
Required Education/ Experience:
- Associate’s Degree or two (2) years of completed college coursework from an accredited college or university in a related field.
- Two (2) years of experience in transactional areas of the law; paralegal support in litigation preparation and preparation of contracts.
- Two (2) years of experience in an administrative assistant office management role.
- Must have documented computer skills in personal computer operation and excellent typing, telephone, and customer service skills.