• Housing Program Manager

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/28/2018 5:03 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1259
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Responsible for management of the Housing Program, including but not limited to: development/and enforcement of Housing Program policies and procedures; ensuring Housing Program compliance with NAHASDA/24 CFR Part 1000 and other applicable regulations; evaluation of Housing Program outcomes and deliverables; contract solicitation and negotiation; preparation of annual compliance reports to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); preparation and management of annual budget; regular communication with the Governor’s office and Tribal Council regarding Housing Program projects; collaboration with  other POJ Tribal Programs on various projects.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, assign, supervise, review and evaluate the work of Housing Program staff; recommend selection or termination of staff; train staff and facilitate their professional development; and administer discipline as required.
    • Lead all Housing Program planning initiatives; develop/implement a Comprehensive Tribal Housing Development Plan (Plan). Facilitate community input to the Plan; present to leadership and seek approval of the Plan.
    • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and codes by researching and knowing existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising the Governor’ Office and Tribal Council on needed actions.
    • Act as a liaison with the HUD, other governmental entities, private lenders, etc.
    • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with tribal membership. 
    • Prepare project and operations budgets and secure project financing. Exercise budget control over program contracts and grants. 
    • Ensure the enforcement of Housing Program policies and procedures, recommend improvements to policies and procedures to the Tribal Council, and update/revise policies and procedures according to new applicable federal regulations and Tribal Council approval.
    • Oversee review of housing applications, determine tenant occupancy and assistance eligibility, direct community outreach activities and housing application drives. 
    • Facilitate the procurement of project partners, architects, contractors, project managers, according to applicable NAHASDA procurement requirements. 
    • Communicate regularly with Governors, Tribal Council, staff, and the community.
    • Represent the needs and requirements of the Tribal government to all funding and regulatory agencies. 
    • Applicable housing and development laws, codes and regulations.
    • Computer applications related to the work.
    • Principles and practices of grant administration.
    • Principles and practices of budget development and administration.
    • Records management principles and practices.
    • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
    • Principles and techniques of making effective oral presentations.

    Qualifications

    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.

     

    Education and Experience:

    High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND four (4) years of housing and development experience.

     

    Preferred:

    Bachelor’s Degree in business, management or similar field of study and experience preferably within the housing and development field. 

     

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

    • New Mexico Driver’s License.

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