Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator - Oak Ridge Housing Authority
Definition: This administrative position is responsible for effective day-to-day program development, operations, and maintenance of ORHA's Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
Examples of Duties:
- Develop and schedule program components.
- Market program to potential participants and private industry.
- Locate and pursue funding resources, services, and resources that support program activities by identifying opportunities, writing proposals, and administering grants.
- Establish guidelines for program participation, then recruit and counsel program participants.
Examples of Work:
- Assess participant needs, then develop partnerships and working relationships.
- Convene regular Program Coordinating Committee meetings, keep Committee members informed about program activities and needs, and seek Committee support in meeting program needs.
- Publish brochures, and other documents to develop and maintain program awareness among housing authority rental assistance program participants, government officials, business partners, and other interested community members.
- Maintain escrow accounts.
- Meet funding source expectations.
- Oversee and maintain participant files.
- Ensure program compliance.
- Performs related work as required.
- At times, staff will be required to perform additional duties beyond those specified.
Maintain Awareness of ORHA:
- Attend all scheduled ORHA staff meetings, lunch and learns, as required.
- Complete ongoing training assignments as required.
- Review email announcements, resource books, partner websites, HUD website, manuals and CFRs routinely.
- Maintain professional decorum through email conversations, trainings, presentations, and meetings. Support and carry out the mission of the agency.
- Knowledge of and experience in marketing, non-profit program administration, supervision, case management, public housing, grant writing and administration.
- Ability to work effectively with participants, ORHA staff, social service agencies, the business community, and general public.
- Ability to work as a part of a team and regard participants as customers/consumers, not recipients.
- Good written and oral communications skills including experience/knowledge in grant writing and administration, desktop publishing, and public speaking.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, agency representatives, program participants and the public.
- A Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or business/marketing, with three (3) years of experience in a closely related field or a combination of education and business/professional experience which would be equivalent.
- Valid Driver's License.
- Valid personal automobile insurance.
- Offers of employment are contingent upon acceptable criminal background check, acceptable drug screening and acceptable motor vehicle report (as needed).
- Strong motivation to accomplish goals with an ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume with application.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $35,000.00 per year
Staff is currently working in the office. We are currently following all CDC guidelines.