Housing Coordinator/Planning Office Administrative Assistant

Job Type
Town of Ipswich
Contact Name
Mary Gallivan
Contact Email

Town Hall, Planning Office 25 Green Street
Ipswich, MA
United States

Job Description

The Town of Ipswich is seeking a Part-time Housing Coordinator and Planning Office Administrative Assistant (non-benefited, 19-hrs per week) to coordinate its affordable housing program and manage various administrative functions.

Responsibilities include serving as Town’s primary contact on affordable housing matters; providing staff assistance to the Ipswich Housing Partnership and Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board; overseeing the addition of new housing units to the State’s subsidized housing inventory; maintaining inventory of affordable housing units and ensuring that monitoring requirements are met for those units; assisting with management of Town-initiated affordable housing projects; undertaking affordable housing initiatives; implementing the marketing and outreach process for selecting buyers and renters of affordable housing units; and processing application fees, payroll, paying invoices and other administrative tasks for the Planning Office.

Position reports to the Director of Planning and Development.  A complete job description is available under Employment on the Town's website.

To apply please send a completed Town application (available to the right under TOOLS) cover letter and resume to Mary Gallivan HR Director, 25 Green Street, Ipswich MA 01938 or maryg@ipswichma.gov

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  An EEO/AA employer. 



Desired qualifications: A bachelor’s degree (preferably in planning, community development, economics, business, public policy, finance or real estate) and housing experience, preferably at municipal level.

Application Instruction

Please follow the instructions on the Town's website.