The Permanent Housing and Supportive Services (PHSS) Division Director leads the community effort to implement programs and projects furthering permanent supportive housing, self-sufficiency, and supportive service provision. To achieve this, it coordinates efforts with the other Housing Department Divisions and external partners. Through these partnerships, expected outcomes include affordable PSH development, integration of PSH into traditional affordable housing, rental assistance programs, landlord recruitment; as well as the development, oversight, coordination, and funding of quality supportive services.
Administration and compliance for Federal grant and locally funded programs focused on permanent supportive housing development, rental assistance, and support services targeting the lowest income households that are unable to have housing stability
Development of the annual work plan establishing goals to achieve the overall purpose of the Division, with the guidance of the department leadership
Management of the McKinney Team, Community Outreach Team, Cornerstone Facility, and the Rental Assistance Housing Program
Increase production of quality PSH within Wake County. Utilizing strong leadership skills and significant knowledge of PSH activities to engage, recruit and coordinate developers, supportive service providers, and property management
Identify gaps and needs in various service delivery systems and providing innovative solutions to address the constraints/barriers to PSH development, client placement, and system coordination
Development of quality standards for supportive service provision and monitoring of the County's PSH developments
Development of community support by establishing and working with existing partners providing through education and resources related to PSH
Being the County's expert on PSH and those community systems often impacted by those in need; Advocating for increase coordination of services and development of PSH. Community Systems may include criminal justice, health care, and homeless services
Five (5) years Management experience in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Programs
Five (5) years of implementing permanent supportive housing programs including the implementation of a PSH Program and development of PSH projects
Demonstrated knowledge of housing first models, trauma-informed care, tenancy supports, and care coordination
Master's Degree in a field related to this position
Internal Number: req290
About Wake County Government
Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.063 billion, employs approximately 3,800 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award -winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package.