fbpx

Montgomery County – Senior Manager – Housing & Homeless Programs

Website Montgomery County

POSITION TITLE: Senior Manager – Housing & Homeless Programs
EXEMPT: Yes
DEPARTMENT: Health and Human Services – Office of Housing and Community Development
POSITION REPORTING: Program Office Administrator
LAST UPDATED: June 2020
 

SUMMARY:

The Senior Manager of Housing & Homeless Programs is the staff member of the Office of Housing and Community Development responsible for oversight of Your Way Home, First Time Homebuyers, and HOME operations and programs. The Senior Manager provides supervision for all YWH staff, the Housing Programs Manager, and HOME Program Coordinator. The Senior Manager reports directly to the Program Office Administrator.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Sets the Your Way Home staff work plan to meet YWH strategic priorities, with input from the YWH Advisory Council, CoC Governing Board, and consultants.
  • Sets Your Way Home program processes, policies and procedures with input from other staff, funded providers, consultants and YWH Advisory Council.
  • Manages successful implementation of Your Way Home program processes, policies and procedures with input from other staff, funded providers, consultants and YWH Advisory Council.
  • Sets Your Way Home system and provider performance measures with input from other staff, funded providers, consultants and YWH Advisory Council.
  • Oversees contracts, budgeting, and monitoring for YWH providers, including Housing Resource Centers, Call Center, Outreach, Shelters, Transitional Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing, and Homelessness Prevention,
  • Oversees contracts, budgeting, and monitoring for HOME TBRA and Affordable Housing Developments, in collaboration with the CDBG Manager
  • Oversees contracts, budgeting, and monitoring for First Time Homebuyers Program.
  • Assists the CDBG Manager in carrying out the Department’s funding application and award process.
  • Serves as the Co-Chair of the YWH CoC Governance Committee.
  • Oversees YWH CoC Grant application and consultant.
  • Oversees Your Way Home fiscal sponsor, including private grant applications, distributions, and reporting.
  • Collaborates with Office of Performance and Planning for the management of the HMIS data system
  • Supervises YWH Program Manager, Community Relations Manager, Programs Coordinator, Housing Programs Manager, and HOME Program Coordinator.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field {e.g. Planning and Development, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human or Social Services), and 2 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience deemed to be adequate
  • A deep understanding of best practices in ending and preventing homelessness
  • A deep understanding of the local conditions of poverty, and factors related to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Experience using data and best practices to create and achieve measurable goals
  • Experience in federal grant program administration
  • Staff supervision and staff development experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, other internal and external leaders, service providers and recipients, and the general public
  • Budgeting and finance management skills
  • Excellent administrative skills and familiarity with various internet tools and MS Office Suite
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally, as needed

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands or arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply for this job please visit www.montcopa.org.

Comments are closed.