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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER SUPERVISOR COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE (052928)

Subsidy Officer Supervisor

Recruitment #19-004384-0001

Introduction


This is a Skilled Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that matters: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing and development of affordable housing and community development lending. We are good but strive to be great. To make this happen our team needs members that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently bring forth practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good, and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference in their neighborhood.

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

503 Race Street 1st Floor, Cambridge, MD 21613

POSITION DUTIES

This position administers federal and state grants which provide financial assistance for lower-income renter households residing in several local jurisdictions on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The position is also responsible for the supervision of a team of Development Officers engaged in administrative activities related to the grants. The position furthers the mission of the department by expanding affordable housing opportunities for lower-income citizens through the implementation of these grant programs.

The successful applicant should be knowledgeable about housing assistance programs, determinations of income eligibility, contract executions, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secure systems and the HUD regulations governing the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  The applicant should be able to effectively communicate with tenants, landlords and program staff both orally and in writing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, financial management, business or public administration, political science, economics, marketing, management science or a closely related field.

Experience: Four years of community assistance experience involving residential or commercial real estate development, governmental housing, community development or infrastructure development programs, including market research, planning, financial management, loan or grant program administration, capital projects or project development.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate credit hours in urban planning, financial management, business or public administration, political science, economics, marketing, management science or a closely related field on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Business and Industry job family or Business and Industry job codes on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with interviewing customers
  • Experience with qualifying households based on income guidelines 
  • Experience with preparing documents consistent with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines 
  • Experience with assuring accurate program reporting to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secure systems  
  • Ability to maintain deadlines

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire. 

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard,
 Department of Housing and Community Development,
Office of Human Resources,
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Kathleen.Hubbard@maryland.gov. Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard, HR Coordinator
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7418.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.