SENIOR HOUSING ANALYST (ASSISTANT PROGRAM MANAGER)

Location
Virginia
Salary
$82,513.60 - $125,944.00 Annually
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Dec 10, 2021
Ref
1507-22C-DHS-EM
Hours
Full Time
Position Information
With a focus on equity and a mission to strengthen, protect, and empower the most vulnerable in Arlington, The Economic Independence Division (EID) is seeking an experienced hands-on Senior Housing Analyst (Assistant Program Manager) responsible for providing leadership, supervision, and management of the state-funded Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) staff and program. PSH is an evidence-based practice and effective housing strategy program which provides affordable housing and supportive services for people with disabilities to obtain and maintain their housing. This position will serve as an Assistant Program Manager with responsibility for supervising three Human Services Specialists, providing leadership and direction to PSH staff, managing a small caseload of clients, and ensuring compliance with grants and targeted deliverables. The Senior Housing Analyst will develop administrative systems to support the diverse needs of PSH programs, services, and targeted populations. This state-funded position within the Housing Assistance Bureau (HAB) exercises supervisory and operational control over program functions and activities that directly comply with funder policies and procedures.

To learn more about our services, please visit EID .

Responsibilities include:
  • Performs a full range of supervisory duties including hiring, assigning and prioritizing work, evaluating and managing job performance, and leading and mentoring;
  • Establishes and/or assists in the establishment of program goals and objectives, sets priorities;
  • Identifies organizational, programmatic, and logistical problems in the administrative support system and recommends solutions;
  • Procures and solicits affordable housing units within the private rental market for PSH eligible clients;
  • Responds to housing emergencies from PSH participants and/or landlords when emergencies arise;
  • Improves coordination with hospitals and Arlington County's Continuum of Care to rapidly identify individuals and assists them with the process of securing housing;
  • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of PSH program performance and program fidelity enhancements; and
  • Reviews and audits case work of assigned employees and conducts annual performance appraisals.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in housing programs or organizations serving low-income residents with disabilities; and successful experience navigating the complexity of meeting supportive housing needs for low-income populations with cognitive, mental, and developmental disabilities, including individuals with substance abuse disorders.

Arlington County DHS is committed to delivering client services in an effective, equitable, respectful, and trauma-informed manner. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring our clients are approached, engaged and cared for in ways that demonstrate competency, sensitivity and awareness of factors which impact the client experience including but not limited to: cultural identity, gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, religious/spiritual ascription, physical capability, cognitive and literacy levels, sexual orientation, and linguistic needs.

Selection Criteria
Minimum:
  • B.A. in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a Human Services related field and;
  • Three years of progressively responsible full time experience in administration and management working with human service delivery systems to provide supportive housing needs for low-income populations with cognitive, mental, and/or developmental disabilities including individuals with substance use disorders. This experience should include tenant/landlord negotiations, lease negotiation, eviction preventions and property management issues.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis.

Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Programs that bill Medicaid for services;
  • A Master's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a Human Services related field;
  • Coordinating, leading, or supervising a team; and/or
  • Certification in Housing Quality Standards (HQS).

Special Requirements
Please note: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability or willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide, copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Completion of a state of Virginia Central Registry Check may be required..

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