Housing Authority for the City of San Buenaventura, CA
Deputy Director of Real Estate Development Annual salary range: $98,860 to $123,462 The city offers an attractive benefits package. Application deadline: Monday, May 29, 2017
Located just 30 miles south of Santa Barbara and 63 miles northwest of Los Angeles on southern California’s beautiful Pacific coast, the City of Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura (population 109,000), is one of the country’s most livable communities and was recently named one of “The 10 Best Places to Live Now” by Men’s Journal and “Ventura County, California is the absolute most desirable place to live in America” according to the USDA Economic Research Service, published in August 2015.
With a staff of approximately 60 employees, the Housing Authority for the City of San Buenaventura oversees Public Housing, Section 8 Voucher Program, Affordable Housing, and Resident Self-Sufficiency Programs and Services. The Authority has 489 units from RAD conversion and LIHTC properties, with 131 to be added. The Authority owns and manages approximately 293 Public Housing units for elderly, low-income, and disabled residents, with approximately 416 units in their development pipeline. In addition to housing provided under the Conventional Housing Program, the Authority currently has approximately 1550 Section 8 vouchers.
This position has the overall responsibility for managing the operations and administration of the Real Estate Development Department. Critical functions of this position include real estate development, multi-family design, construction, program administration and federal, state and municipal regulatory compliance and the periodic evaluation of the organization’s real estate portfolio and recommendations for strategic disposition of properties. The Deputy Director is responsible for supervising the design of mixed-finance, tax credit and bond financing in order to develop affordable housing.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic, collaborative, and innovative leader able to plan, direct, manage, and oversee all the staff activities and strategic operations of the Housing Authority, while demonstrating a willingness to try new approaches, keeps open lines of communication with employees and clients, and is responsive when attempts fall short. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to build positive business relationships, a team-oriented working environment, and ensure that Board adopted strategies and goals are met. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field (Master’s degree or equivalent preferred) and five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in the housing industry, including government funding is required. A Minimum of three (3) years senior management leadership experience and LIHTC/CDLAC experience from applications and financing through conversion, to permanent financing is required. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and local financing experience preferred.
To be considered, please submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé, and a list of five professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to: email@example.com - Résumé should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed.
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