Government
Published 12 days ago

Housing & Human Services Manager

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Alameda, CA

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Application Deadline:August 5, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Managerial
Salary:USD $158,798 - $193,018 / year

Description

Please view our recruitment flyer here.

The Division and Department

This position manages the Housing & Human Services (HHS) Division within the City Manager’s Office.  HHS facilitates the preservation, rehabilitation and construction of affordable housing in Alameda, supports residents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness by providing services and shelter, as well as prevention and flexible funding, and collaborates with community and social service providers whose programs preserve safety net services for low-income residents, including, but not limited to children, youth, seniors and persons with disabilities.  HHS staff also support the Social Service Human Relations Board (SSHRB) and the Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and their Families (ACCYF).


The Position

Under general direction, this position is responsible for overall management, coordination and administration of the Housing and Human Services Division and its programs and projects. We are looking for a talented leader and skilled communicator to manage Housing & Human Services staff and programs within the City of Alameda.  This is a senior-level working manager position responsible for close oversight of multiple high-priority programs and projects across the City.  We are looking for a motivated individual who can acclimate to the work quickly and a skilled communicator who can seamlessly convey Division message and purpose to staff, executives, elected officials, and community members alike.  This position will be highly public facing and requires strong political acumen, problem-solving skills, and strong writing, speaking and presentation skills.  The incumbent will also be expected to work closely with different City departments, social service providers, community stakeholders, and government organizations at the County and State level.  Experience working in government is highly desirable.  


Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have experience in: 

  • Managing broad and impactful social service programs
  • Staff supervision
  • Partnerships with community organizations and public sector agencies
  • Direct service and prevention programs for people who are unhoused
  • Managing Community Development Block Grant funds
  • Affordable housing and inclusionary housing

This  is a full time position with a regular 4-day, 36 hour compressed work schedule of Monday-Thursday with occasional work on Fridays required.  The City of Alameda offers great benefits including a 4-day workweek, fully paid healthcare  and dental plan options and CalPERS pension membership.  For more information about employee benefits, please visit: https://www.alamedaca.gov/hr


Example of Duties

  1. Develops, administers, evaluates, and oversees and manages strategies, programs, and projects related to affordable housing, social services and services for people who are unhoused
  2. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the division; participates in budget preparation and administration 
  3. Performs or oversees and manages complex administrative activities including the development of grant funding applications, implementation of grant funds and contract agreements, and reporting and ensuring compliance on grant funding and human services activities
  4. Coordinates project activities, responsibilities, and project schedules with other City departments 
  5. Serves as primary liaison, or supervises staff to liaison, to various City commissions, boards, and task forces, state and federal agencies, developers, contractors, community-based groups, property owners and residents, and other community stakeholders; develops and conducts public participation processes and manages relationships with City of Alameda stakeholders.
  6. Prepares, reviews and presents various reports, resolutions and studies, including City Council staff reports and project status reports
  7. Prepares timely, complete, accurate and concise written technical reports and correspondence
  8. Makes presentations before the City Council, commissions, committees, community groups, boards and governmental bodies 
  9. Prepares and administers project scopes of work, project budgets and schedules; and identifies and resolves potential conflicts or issues
  10. Represents the City of Alameda on various committees, organizations, and associations
  11. Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff
  12. Performs related duties as assigned.


Education:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public policy, public or business administration, or a related field.

Experience:   Five years of progressively responsible experience in affordable housing programs and social services program management and evaluation which includes substantial supervisory responsibility.  Two years of supervisory experience preferred, ideally in the public sector.  

Please view our recruitment flyer here.

The Division and Department

This position manages the Housing & Human Services (HHS) Division within the City Manager’s Office.  HHS facilitates the preservation, rehabilitation and…

Benefits

4-day compressed workweek (36 hours/week typically Monday - Thursday). Occasional work on Friday may be required.

The City of Alameda offers great benefits including fully paid healthcare and dental plan options for you and your family, CalPERS pension membership, and a generous vacation/time off package.

4-day compressed workweek (36 hours/week typically Monday - Thursday). Occasional work on Friday may be required.

The City of Alameda offers great benefits including fully paid…

Location

On-site
950 W Mall Square, Alameda, CA 94501, USA

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