Deputy Director of Leased Housing

Job Type
Programmatic/Project Management
Cambridge Housing Authority
Contact Name
Human Resources
Contact Email
Contact Phone

362 Green Street
Cambridge, MA
United States

Job Description


The Agency seeks applicants for the above referenced position in which the incumbent’s responsibilities will include oversight and management of CHA’s Leased Housing Programs, specifically, a portfolio of over 5,000 Federal and State vouchers throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Responsibilities include: directly supervising program staff who manage the day-today operations of the Leased Housing programs; overseeing the waitlist, eligibility and screening processes for new applicants; monitoring the on-going program recertification process, including communication with program participants, landlords, and other partners; overseeing staff training and quality control for all programs; coordinating the development and writing of program policies in response to changes in HUD regulations and CHA policies; and other duties as assigned. Areas of responsibility also include financial management, regulatory and policy implementation, as well as program control and compliance, including data management and analysis.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or related field and a minimum of five years of experience in housing management. At least three years’ experience involving direct supervision or program responsibility required. Excellent communication and computer skills are required. Ability to travel and operate their own reliable motor vehicle within the state of Massachusetts is required. Mileage reimbursement per state and federal guidelines will be provided. The Agency offers a competitive benefits program including health and dental insurance, and the State Retirement System.

Pay Grade 15-Hourly, starting at: $40.37 (2017); A retroactive salary adjustment for 2019 is subject to ongoing collective bargaining negotiations.

Application Instruction

Deadline for application: February 20, 2019

Please send cover letter and resume to: Cambridge Housing Authority, 362 Green Street 3rd Floor Cambridge, MA 02139 Attn: Human Resources Department. Alternatively, electronic submissions may be made to: Please reference position title in subject line.

It is the policy of the Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3- eligible individuals. The Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.