Eviction Prevention And Intervention Manager (management Analyst Iii)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Nov 06, 2021
Ref
21-02301
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Eviction Prevention and Intervention (EPI) Unit of the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services will help support access to affordable housing and housing stability through community outreach, project support, technical assistance, case management, and landlord outreach and engagement.

The EPI Manager will lead this team. Provides relevant policy analysis, program development and benchmarking to ensure eviction intervention processes and goals are achieved. Analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and develops and implements recommendations for operational, policy, and procedural improvements. Oversees and conducts needs analyses, feasibility studies and evaluations for programs targeted to prevent eviction through facilitating rental assistance and removing barriers to accessing services. Works with the Coordinated Services Planning program, multiple county agencies, the courts, and community providers to ensure Fairfax County residents are linked to available resources efficiently and effectively. Oversees, develops, summarizes, and maintains all administrative and fiscal records. Creates and implements program policies and procedures compliant with all federal, state, and local funding sources. Fosters cooperative working relationships among the EPI Unit, and between EPI and other County agencies and acts as liaison with various community, public and regulatory agencies. Performs related work as assigned. Supervises staff within the EPI Unit.

Supports the implementation of Fairfax County’s One Fairfax policy by being committed to inclusion of diverse ideas and perspectives in management practices, transparency in decision making processes, and a focus on addressing disparities through affordable housing and housing stability.

Functional areas: Affordable/Subsidized/Fair Housing or Human Services Public Administration

Note: Salary will not exceed the midpoint of the advertised salary range.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Independently designs, develops, and coordinates ongoing department programs and special projects;
  • Performs a wide range of professional-level management work for more than one broad administrative function including complex analysis and diverse project management in a lead capacity;
  • Coordinates and manages the work of administrative, para-professional, and/or professional-level staff in the day-to-day activities of selected projects. Plans, organizes, and coordinates changes to the policies, procedures, or processes related to multiple administrative functions (financial, procurement, budget, human resources, contract or grants administration, information technology systems, etc.);
  • Plans and conducts or oversees studies or research activities to ensure program quality, determine unmet needs or ensure efficacy of existing programs;
  • Provides guidance, recommendations, and advice to departmental managers;
  • Serves on committees, task forces, and management teams to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing management/administrative systems;
  • Writes, edits, and finalizes reports and presentations and presents findings and recommendations to department senior managers.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an-all inclusive list).
  • Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the organizational unit, program, or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation (e.g. personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
  • Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
  • Ability to evaluate proposals and solutions in terms of benefits, costs, and overall impact on the project, program, or organization;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
  • Ability to supervise and train staff;
  • Ability to lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in field related to the assigned functional area; Plus four years of professional work experience with in the functional area.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Four years of demonstrated experience supporting residents and other stakeholders regarding affordable housing, benefits programs, and/or emergency financial support programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently, make informed decisions, and meet multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with and knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing subsidized housing programs and public assistance programs.
  • Experience with and knowledge of ADA and Fair Housing regulations.
  • Ability to develop, interpret and apply complex policies and procedures in the planning, implementation, and management of projects.
  • Experience presenting analysis and updates to leadership and policy makers.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience using systems and databases, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Experience with managing a diverse and highly-motivated staff.
  • Certification in one or more of the following topics: Housing Quality Standards (HQS), Section 504, Fair Housing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary in nature. However, incumbent may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying items up to 25 pounds. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Sufficiently mobile to attend meetings at various locations and make presentations to county staff and community. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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