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Director, Federal TA

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Salary negotiated based on exact location, experience, and expertise.
$108,000 to $171,000
Closing date
Feb 18, 2023

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Focus Areas
Healthcare, Housing / Shelter, Human Services
Job Function
Housing / Construction
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
25 - 50%
Experience Level
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Job Details

Who we are:
For over 30 years, CSH has changed the lives of people who have been marginalized and are our most vulnerable neighbors by:

  • Helping communities create over 385,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one;
  • Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions; and
  • Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps.

CSH has proven supportive housing can change the lives of individuals, families, and communities. We have created a team of nationally recognized experts who are dedicated to our organization and its goals. We attract talented and diverse individuals, offer competitive salaries and benefits, generous leave and paid time off, and fully embrace the philosophy that work-life balance is achievable. With the goal of attracting proven candidates committed to making a difference and who aspire to advance our mission, CSH is now accepting applications for a Director of Federal TA. There are two Directors of Federal TA, this open Director position will primarily manage and lead CSH’s federal technical assistance work with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), supporting current and future opportunities to create health and housing partnerships through federal technical assistance initiatives. Work location is flexible, but candidates are required to live in close proximity to a major airport and within our current geographic footprint. Please identify preferred location in your application.

Why we need you:
CSH is seeking a results-oriented individual committed to racial equity, advancing anti-racism practices, and sharing their talent to support a mission-driven organization that leads efforts to expand housing and service solutions for highly impacted populations.  All staff must live within close proximity to a major airport and within our current geographic footprint. Please identify location in your application. 

What you will do:

  • Provide strategic vision and thought leadership to identify, create, broaden, and engage in opportunities to accomplish the teams’ goals. Collaborate closely with the other Director of Federal TA (currently overseeing HUD technical assistance portfolio) to seek opportunities to meet the goals of CSH’s strategic plan through current and future Federal technical assistance awards.
  • Contribute to Federal TA leadership (which consists of 2 Directors and 2 Associate Directors) and decision-making. Including: working collaboratively with fund development on Federal technical assistance funding opportunities; working with HR on hiring, professional development, and learning strategies for the team; and working with finance on annual budget process, billing, reporting, subcontracting, and overall Federal award management.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and supervision of staff on CSH’s Federal TA team, including work planning, coaching, weekly supervision, providing feedback, and prioritizing time and effort on projects.
  • Provide technical assistance on the intersection of health and housing and creating health and housing partnerships. HRSA technical assistance will include working closely with federally qualified health centers, community health centers, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program providers through TA, training, and learning collaboratives.
  • Manage the unit’s annual budget, monthly financials, workplans, and oversee that all projects are completed within scope, budget, and timeframe. 
  • Serve as project manager on projects and deliver work product on your own portfolio of projects, including providing technical assistance, training, and knowledge sharing to healthcare, housing, and services providers as well as policy makers. Employ CSH systems and your own keen organization to track projects and monitor the overall performance and productivity of the team.  Assist with efforts to protect and expand public and private investment in supportive housing and to engage mainstream systems of care in collaborative design and funding of integrated housing and service programs.   Identify opportunities and learnings from projects, to disseminate recommendations and impact across CSH teams and regions, making appropriate connections to share knowledge, experience, and advice. Support business development and teamwork planning.

How we work:
CSH staff are adaptable, entrepreneurial, creative, and flexible problem-solvers. We are strategic thinkers who are committed to racial equality and treating each other—and the communities we serve—with respect. You should share a passion for the CSH mission and possess the skills to meet the expectation of this role to help shape how we share our ambitious mission.

Specifically, we are seeking:

  • Experience with Healthcare and Housing and Service models for vulnerable populations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or any combination of 7+ years of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. This includes lived experience of homelessness, housing instability, mental health services, participation in housing programs, etc. and professional and/or volunteer experience in the homelessness field.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management skills and the high-level decision-making necessary to advance and realize CSH’s vision and further advance the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Demonstrated skills at building high quality teams and supervision, including setting performance expectations and supporting employees’ performance and development needs.
  • Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.
  • Ability to facilitate discussions and train large size groups both virtually and in-person.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias, white dominant culture and structures of power, and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities is preferred.
  • Project management experience, with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills and the ability to manage project teams, project budgets and deadlines with moderate supervision.
  • Experience applying for, managing, or supporting implementation of Federal cooperative agreements, contracts, and/or grants.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, facilitation and training, active listening, and ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socially diverse communities.
  • CSH uses a Microsoft Office environment. Proficiency is required or a commitment to self-learn and achieve proficiency upon hire.
  • Candidates seeking to work remotely, or hybrid must provide their own access to a secure high-speed internet signal (preferably hard wired) at a capacity sufficient to support video, web, and email processing simultaneously based on their personal work environment. This is typically 100Mb and above.
  • Frequent local and regional travel and occasional national travel required. Travel ranges by position and geography, but for this position is estimated between 20-40%.

CSH offers generous benefits, opportunities for professional growth, and competitive salaries based on geographic location. Our range for the Director role is as follows:

  • Director in highest geography (E.G. New York City, Bay Area, Seattle): $136,000 - $171,000 
  • Director in mid-range geography (E.G. Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver): $124,000 - $155,000 
  • Director in lower mid-range geography (E.G. Minneapolis, Portland, Austin, Las Vegas): $117,000 - $146,000
  • Director in low-range geography (E.G. Indianapolis, Columbus, Richmond, Nashville, Atlanta, Tampa, Phoenix): $108,000 - $135,000

Our ranges are broad, and it is customary for candidates to join CSH at the lower half of the range to leave room for growth, learning, and development in the role and range. It is uncommon for starting salaries to fall above the mid-point. We negotiate actual salaries with final candidates based on their exact location, experience in similar roles, and expertise related to the qualifications. This information is offered in support of our commitment to transparency.

Interested in joining our team as a leader in the national supportive housing movement?

To Apply:  Candidates should apply through the link. All candidates should attach their Resume, Cover Letter, and Salary Expectations as one Microsoft Word or PDF document. We encourage applications by February 8, 2023 to ensure consideration.


CSH is a national nonprofit and CDFI lender that advances supportive housing solutions that combine affordable housing with support services to help people who face the most complex challenges live with stability, autonomy, and dignity.

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61 Broadway, Suite 2300
New York
United States
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