SENIOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONSULTANT -
The Senior Affordable Housing Consultant is responsible for providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including housing authorities, housing finance agencies, private management companies, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Senior Affordable Housing Consultants are expected to be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as cohesive members of the consulting team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Program assessments and compliance reviews: Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis; evaluating client policies, procedures, business processes, and organizational structure; documenting current conditions, developing recommendations, and writing final client-facing reports;
Program Support and Execution: Assist clients in implementing new policies and methods of operation through the development of written products, technology solutions, and staff training and/or directly performing work activities on the client’s behalf;
Program Support/Knowledge Management: Responsible for staying current on legislative, regulatory, and industry developments and best practices for assigned areas and serving as a subject matter resource for staff and clients in those assigned areas; and
Task/Project coordination and oversight: Coordinate with team members; lead and manage project tasks; manage projects including tracking project deliverables, budgets, and deadlines, monitoring risk, and overseeing the work of team members.
Knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations and the ability to interpret these regulations for Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Programs;
Knowledge of Project Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Moving to Work (MTW), and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit LIHTC programs is a plus;
Strong written communication skills and ability to produce a written work product that is appropriate to the audience and written in a clear and concise manner that effectively conveys the message;
Excellent oral communication skills with proven ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrate group presentation skills, and conduct productive meetings;
Ability to present data and information in a clear, concise manner;
Ability to work with a broad spectrum of individuals at all levels;
Interest in and ability to master regulatory requirements, industry practices, technology solutions, and client relationships in assigned business areas;
Ability to collect and analyze data and arrive at reasonable and substantiated conclusions;
Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of a team in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to multitask while maintaining high-quality results;
Ability to work on multiple projects with multiple managers and to work hours as needed to meet deadlines;
Interest and ability to travel for both short-term (days) and extended (weeks) periods.
Preferred Education/Professional Experience/Licenses and Certifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Social Work, Business Administration, or related area and, five (5) years of work experience managing affordable housing programs. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
This position is fully remote.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The statements contained in this job description are not necessarily all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned, and requirements may vary from time to time.
This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week. Standard business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-5:30 pm with 1 hour for lunch; however, these hours are subject to change to meet company and client needs. Standard business hours or attendance may be flexible, subject to the approval of the supervisor; however, long hours and weekend work may be required to meet business needs. Any agreed changes to the standard business hours or attendance may be revoked with or without notice.
A minimum of 25% travel might be required, including local during the business day, as well as out-of-town and overnight travel for extended periods.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing for activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.