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CDA Lending and Risk Analyst Senior II (052926)

Manager/Rental Services Programs

Recruitment #20-003730-0002



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.




503 Race Street, Cambridge MD 21613


This position performs risk analysis for several Community Development Administration (CDA) programs including grants and rental assistance. The manager monitors disbursement of federal and state funds. Uses computerized financial analysis and software, including but not limited to spreadsheet software and database applications. The Manager for the rental services programs is responsible for managing federal and state grants, programs which provide financial assistance for low income renter households residing in several local jurisdictions on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The position directly supervises other staff members engaged in administrative activities related to the grants, as well as provides technical assistance and compliance monitoring of subcontracting local governmental agencies, non-profit organizations and private developers involved in administration of 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.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Architecture, Economics, Accounting, Construction Management or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of professional financial/risk analysis experience, such as managing government programs, risk analysts, debt portfolios, examining and or analyzing financial statements, budget, grant or real estate investment portfolio records and reports, or four years of experience in Construction Management, (as applicable).


1. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or documented eligibility to sit for the CPA Examination may be substituted for the educational requirement.

2. A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Architecture, Construction Management, Economics, Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional financial analysis experience, such as managing financial asset and debt portfolios, or one year of residential construction discipline or multifamily construction management.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Accounting or Loan Officer Classifications, or as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


  • Five years of experience administering housing voucher programs or federal/state/local rental assistance programs
  • Two years of supervisory or team lead experience
  • One year of experience with making public presentations, giving briefings, or being interviewed


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.


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.


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.



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 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.