Affordable Housing Coordinator - Human Services

Title: Affordable Housing Coordinator - Human Services

Salary: $56,222.00 annually DOQ

Open Until: 11/3/2017


AFFORDABLE HOUSING COORDINATOR (Human Services): As a staff member in the Human Services Department, the Housing Coordinator performs tasks as assigned by the department director, including but not limited to the following: Developing, coordinating, and managing a countywide affordable housing program according to the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Beaufort County Council resolution and in compliance with federal, state and local requirements; ; managing the Beaufort County Housing Management Information System (HMIS) data and reporting; developing a clear performance measurement system that can be documented, implemented and measured based on HMIS and housing needs assessment reports; completing annual housing needs assessment updates; maintaining a housing Inventory database; working with community agencies and other governmental entities to develop funding priorities for existing affordable housing revenue streams; researching prevention and re-housing methods and national best practices and developing recommendations; establishing relationships with Beaufort County landlords and researching best practices for landlord engagement in low income, affordable, and supportive housing in Beaufort County; and developing protocols, and providing training and implementing the annual HUD Point in Time Count.

Other duties may include drafting and recommending policies and action plans to Beaufort County Administration; coordinating the implementation of action plans in the community; monitoring housing inventory, including identification of compliance violations; performing community outreach and education; preparing and coordinating housing grants and loan applications; marketing new affordable housing opportunities, including developing marketing plans; and assisting in the preparation of requests for proposals for housing projects.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 7 years of recent and professional experience in a similar capacity and/or working with housing, social services, homeless systems, or affordable housing, preferably in a rural community.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Social Services, Sociology, Urban Studies or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills and experience to meet the needs of Beaufort County residents seeking affordable housing.
  • Ability to forge a positive working relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to present oral and written information clearly and accurately.
  • Ability to perform tasks with limited supervision or assistance.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong outreach, project, and time management skills.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Computer proficiency.

 

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.