A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent educational training degree coursework in public administration, community development, finance or other related field AND
Three (3) years advanced level professional work in the area of community or economic development AND
Two (2) years supervisory or lead work experience, directing staff in the area of community or economic development.AND
Ability to analyze and interpret federal regulations so that technical assistance can be given to grant applicants and staff. AND
Proficient in the use of personal computers, including word processing, data base management, and spreadsheet/Excel programs.AND
Ability to effectively organize and prioritize large multi-faceted workload and work within tightly defined program deadlines. AND
Communication skills sufficient to facilitate large groups, run meetings, develop concise and accurate program materials, give presentations. AND
Demonstrated work and knowledge of the Community Development Block Grant Program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Experience working and having knowledge of the HUD funded Community Development Block Grant program and the federal IDIS reporting system.
Understanding of state and federal grant process, forms and administration.
Demonstrated organization skills
Ability to lead, develop and engage staff.
Demonstrated skill in problem solving and decision making
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Grant management experience.
Experience working with local, state and federal units of government.
Program administration in the area of housing, community development or community finance (multiple program administration).
This position requires successful completion of the following:
Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this positon, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.
A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.
When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license and record check will be conducted.