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Housing Programs Manager-Energy



Job Summary

Oversees administration and implementation of the federally-funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and other federal or state programs, as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises staff; interviews, hires, and trains employees; makes assignments and monitors work; develops employee skills and encourages growth and development; reviews and evaluates employee performance; addresses workplace issues and provides guidance, coaching, and disciplinary measures for staff; addresses personnel issues in conjunction with appropriate leadership and the Human Resources division.
  • Evaluate federal requirements and priorities and implement program policies and processes in conformance with regulations and state goals; review statutory and regulatory changes and recommend policy clarifications with the Director.
  • Supervises the development of the state’s plans to implement LIHEAP and preparation of the federal applications for federal resources.
  • Manages the implementation of State-funded housing programs and other housing initiatives as assigned.
  • Supports THDA Legal in the preparation of contracts with grantees and vendors.
  • Reviews grantee pay requests by examining documentation, including but not limited to, financial statements, bank statements, balance sheets, purchase invoices, and payroll records to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Collaborates with the Compliance & Asset Management team to monitor LIHEAP grantees and follow up with grantees to ensure compliance with Corrective Action Plans.
  • Communicates with federal agencies with program oversight responsibilities on program implementation issues.
  • Prepares policy documents for LIHEAP, and communicates changes and clarifications to grantees.
  • Develops and presents virtual and in-person trainings and workshops to grantees specific to program implementation.
  • Ensures the collection and reporting of required performance data.
  • Communicates program availability and effectiveness to federal, state, and local partners and promotes home energy efficiency to low and moderate-income consumers.
  • Monitors program financial performance and collaborates internally to effectively use all federal resources in conformance with federal expenditure requirements.
  • Ensures the provision of appropriate technical assistance to grantees, including workshops, training opportunities, and program materials.
  • Identifies needs, recommends improvements, and collaborates internally to use technology to improve process efficiency for both THDA staff and grantees.
  • Identifies opportunities and recommends implementation of initiatives or partnerships that foster improved energy efficiency of homes and that provide cost savings to consumers.
  • Researches specific policy issues and provides related recommendations to the Director.   


  • High School Diploma or GED; Associate Degree or higher, Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • Two years of management experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • One year of experience in the administration of LIHEAP or federal grants management.
  • Experience working in a federal, state, or local grant program.

Additional Information


THDA offers an excellent benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; disability insurance; retirement plans; flexible benefit pre-tax accounts for medical, dependent care, transportation, and parking; annual leave and sick leave that begin accruing after the first month of employment; and 11 paid holidays per year.  We also offer work-life balance opportunities through alternative work schedules, flexible schedules, and telecommuting.

How to Apply



  • Date Posted: July 9, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Housing
  • Start Date: 08/25/2024
  • Salary Range: $5,508
  • Working Hours: 37.5/exempt