Housing Development Manager

Salary: $91,206 - $111,727/ annually (DOQ)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Other
Publish Date: Posted June 20, 2024
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Housing Development Manager is the primary authority on affordable and deed restricted housing for the City of Glenwood Springs and will perform a variety of professional planning work with particular emphasis on supporting the operations, administration, and programing of Community Housing. The Housing Development Manager will provide professional assistance to the public, elected officials, City staff and board and commission members. Serves as the staff liaison to the Workforce Housing Fund Advisory Board commission.   POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Economic & Community Development DIRECT REPORTS ASSIGNED: 0 JOB LOCATION: City Hall, 101 8th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO FLSA STATUS: Exempt CATEGORY: Full-Time HOURS: 40 hours or more per week; meetings outside normal work hours (mornings and evenings) are required as a component of this position.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manages the City of Glenwood Springs’ Inclusionary Zoning and Voluntary Deed Restriction, and Motel Conversion programs including informing developers, qualifying tenants, recording agreements, monitoring project implementation, and annual reporting. Manages, implements, and directs programmatic development and implementation of Measure 2C, Workforce Housing Fund and serves as staff liaison to the Workforce Housing Fund Advisory Board. Analyzes, recommends, and implements an expedited internal review process for affordable and workforce housing developments. Tracks the City of Glenwood Springs annual growth commitment for Proposition 123. Coordinates Public-Private Partnership (PPP) opportunities for housing development. Develops and implements new land use regulations coordinating recommendations from both the Housing Commission and Workforce Housing Fund Advisory Board and Planning and Zoning Commission. Oversees grant management of housing related grants awarded to the City of Glenwood Springs. Assists the Planning Department with review of zoning, subdivision and development applications related to housing development. Provides assistance to the public in all aspects of the City’s workforce and affordable housing programs. Analyzes and compiles complex technical and statistical information and prepare appropriate reports. Assists Economic and Community Development Director in various special projects. Represents the Economic and Community Development Department and provides staff support with the City Council, Planning Commission and other City boards and commissions Responds to the public in a courteous, timely and professional manner. Performs all duties in a manner consistent with City, state and federal laws and departmental policies. Works cooperatively with other City employees and coordinates when necessary. OTHER DUTIES: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of 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.     CORE COMPETENCIES: Strong understanding of development finance, including the ability to review and analyze financial proformas to determine the financial feasibility of a proposed housing project. Experience and knowledge in research, data collection, policy development, and analysis to determine how to match the best housing solutions for the greatest housing need. Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal statutes related to affordable housing and housing development. Ability to interpret, explain and apply a wide variety of federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Effective written and verbal communication with strong public presentation skills. Conflict resolution and diplomacy when interfacing with members of the public, elected officials, boards and commission, and City staff. Acts as a liaison with the public, developers, departments, and boards regarding housing issues, regulations, and development review process. Recognizes and communicates conflicts and issues which warrant input from supervisor. Work requires research and analysis of data, interpretation of codes, plans and facts in determining a course of action within the limits of standard practices or recognized methods of a professional discipline. Proficiency with personal computer, word processing and spreadsheet software, drafting equipment and a planimeter. Work is typically performed in an office environment. Some field work is required. Meetings outside normal work hours (mornings and evenings) are required as a component of this position EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS Necessary: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, real estate development, or directly related field. Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional planning, community development, or Housing Authority experience is required, with particular emphasis on housing development. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. + Desired: A Master’s Degree and certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Housing Development Finance Professional Certification from Grow America or other qualified organization. NECESSARY PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Some field work is required.   Lifting:                         10 pounds frequently               20 pounds occasionally Carry:                           10 pounds frequently               20 pounds occasionally Push/Pull:                   10 pounds frequently                           20 pounds occasionally Drive:                                                                          occasionally Balance:                                                                       frequently Bend/Stoop:                                                                frequently Twist:                                                                           frequently Squat/Crouch:                                                             frequently Kneel:                                                                          N/A Crawl:                                                                          N/A Climb Stairs:                                                                frequently Climb Ladders:                                                            N/A Reach at shoulder level:                                               frequently Reach below shoulder level:                                        frequently Reach Above Shoulder level:                                       frequently Standing/Walking:                                                      frequently

Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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