PRIMARY DUTIES: The Urban Programs Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Urban Programs Department, this includes: the city’s CDBG and HOME Programs, other HUD Programs (i.e. Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes grant), the Citizen’s Advisory Commission, Housing Trust Fund and other community programs/grants.

Major duties include: preparation and implementation of the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, and CAPER; responsible for all facets of program compliance, tracking and reporting; development of policies and procedures; budgeting; staff oversight; contracting and grant agreements; HOME project underwriting; and other day-to day program related requirements.

This position interacts with a wide range of individuals, from low-income beneficiaries to elected officials and top Administration.  The Manager frequently delivers public presentations and professional level written documents.  Occasional night meetings are required, especially during development of the Annual Action Plan. Position is full time. Grade 16, Salary dependent upon experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of five years relevant work experience; must have experience with federal and state government regulations, specifically HUD programs, ability to interpret complex regulations, knowledge of construction methods and theory, government contracting compliance, public relations; additional training and experience in hazardous materials evaluation and treatment is a plus; bachelor’s degree in community development or similar field with focus in affordable housing and economic development; must have excellent interpersonal communication skills; must possess high level of computer literacy; must possess a valid driver’s license.  Combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter, application, resume, and three professional references at: