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Ft. Collins, Colorado (167,830). Fort Collins’ Housing Manager is charged with advancing one of the City’s top priorities to develop and implement the City’s Housing Strategic Plan (slated for adoption in February 2021), which includes a draft vision that “Everyone has healthy, stable housing they can afford.” This new position will forge relationships and collaborate with non-profit partners, City departments, and the development and real estate community to develop housing options that are achievable, sustainable and affordable. As an adaptive and strategic thinker, the Housing Manager will assimilate situations and data readily, pivoting as opportunities arise. The Housing Manager leads implementation with an interdisciplinary team of staff, facilitates a team of executives, and is expected to work with and cultivate a strong network of community stakeholders to quickly, and pragmatically, develop affordable housing solutions. As an organizational and community leader, the Housing Manager will implement the pathway through this complex issue, leveraging opportunities and prior accomplishments to strengthen housing options.
The ideal candidate must have a genuine desire to serve the community of Fort Collins and will seek strategic solutions using knowledge of housing best practices and propose new, dynamic approaches and techniques. Proven communication, interpersonal skills, demonstrated cultural competency, experience centering housing solutions in equity, and the ability to interrelate with a wide variety of people are all important qualities for the Housing Manager. Key success factors are the ability to lead change and garner support for a systems approach, new structures and strategies to ensure a sustainable and equitable living environment for all residents of Fort Collins.
Qualified individuals will be expected to have:
- Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, planning, public health, business, public administration, finance, communications, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum five years of progressively responsible managerial/administrative experience in affordable housing development and/or management and strategic policy making, including five years of leadership and policy development experience in a highly competitive housing market. Multi-lingual skills are desirable.
Hiring Starting Salary target: $94,210 - $107,429 (full range $80,572 - $134,286) depending on qualifications and experience. Fort Collins offers an exceptional work environment and benefit package.
Apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references. Any questions or inquiries regarding the position can be made to the attention of Kathleen Rush, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel: 847/380-3240.
First review of applications will occur on February 1, 2021; open until filled.