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Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Housing Program Coordinator – Homeless Programs (Long-Term Temporary)

Tennessee Housing Development Agency

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Job Summary

LONG TERM TEMPORARY

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 AT 11:59PM

Division: Community Programs
Reports to:  Director of Community Programs
Location: Nashville, TN
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time Long-Term Temporary
Salary Grade: 32
Monthly Salary Range Minimum: $3,710
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.

Job Responsibilities

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, funding recommendations, contract issuance, payment review, reporting, and grant closeout.
  • Reviews and scores applications, assists in preparation of related contracts and contract attachments, reviews payment 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 for program 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 other entities 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.

Qualifications

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.

Additional Information

Benefits

N/A

How to Apply

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETE AND RESUME ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.THDA.ORG AND FOLLOW THE ONLINE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Details

  • Date Posted: September 4, 2020
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Government