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Housing Program Coordinator – Homeless Programs

Published on February 6, 2019
Organization: Tennessee Housing Development Agency

 

Tennessee Housing Development Agency

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019 AT 11:59PM

Division: Community Programs
Reports to: Director of Community Programs
Location: Nashville, TN
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Salary Grade: 32
Monthly Salary Range Minimum: $3,533
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt (01)

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change due to changes in our business processes or other business-related reasons.

POSITION SUMMARY: Administers and monitors the Emergency Solutions Grants program and other programs as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Implements, administers, and monitors assigned programs, including program design, application review, fundingrecommendations, contract issuance, payment review, reporting, and grant closeout.
  • Reviews and scores applications, assists in preparation of related contracts and contract attachments, reviewspayment requests and reports for compliance, and processes grantee pay requests.
  • Assists in policy interpretation and implementation.
  • Provides technical assistance to grantees, non-profits, and other interested parties, including customers looking forprogram assistance.
  • Conducts monitoring visits and prepares monitoring reports.
  • Assists in the development of program manuals, program descriptions, and policies.
  • Analyzes and reviews state statutory and regulatory policies as they relate to assigned programs.
  • Prepares required reports for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or otherentities as assigned.
  • Enters data into and generates reports from federal and state mandated tracking systems.
  • Recommends policy clarifications and revisions to Lead Coordinator for Homeless Programs and Director.
  • Researches specific policy issues as requested.
  • Participates in Division workshops, including making presentations on relevant topic areas.
  • Assists in the training of new staff and partner agency personnel.
  • Works collaboratively within and across Divisions to support implementation of assigned programs and other Division programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required; relevant post-high school certification preferred.
  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • One year of experience in housing program delivery, housing policy, and/or grants management.
  • Experience working in a federal, state, or local housing or social service program, including grant administration, implementation of activities of a local Continuum of Care or local program serving the homeless, policy development, city and regional planning, or other related housing field.
  • Experience in the administration of the Federal Emergency Solutions Grants program or other HUD funding programs for the homeless is preferred.
  • Experience with or knowledge of local implementation of a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a plus.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of federal or state housing programs.
  • Experience with accurate entry of data into the federal Integrated Disbursement and Information System or the ability to learn this process quickly.
  • Skills in grant administration or the ability to quickly become proficient in this area.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with agency staff and the public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Treats people with dignity, respect, and compassion.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Computer literate: proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the internet; able to effectively adapt to and use other computer systems as needed for daily activities.

Special Demands:
The special demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Current, valid driver’s license from domicile state and the ability to drive.
  • Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel, including overnight travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETE AND RESUME ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION

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