Job Type
Programmatic/Project Management
Dept. of Housing and Community Development
Job Description

Official Title: Program Manager VI


Functional Title: Manager, HSF, CIPF & CATNHP

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-100 Cambridge Street

Job: Administrative Services

Agency: Department of Housing & Community Development

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Posting: Nov 30, 2020, 1:25:31 PM

Number of Openings: 1

Salary: $41,017.08 - $105,000.00 Yearly

Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

Confidential: No

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Division of Housing Development is primarily responsible for the production and preservation of privately-owned affordable or mixed-income rental or ownership housing on behalf of the Commonwealth.  Over 100,000 rental and 20,000 ownership units are in the Division’s current portfolio.

The Manager of HSF/CIPF/CATNHP Programs oversees all aspects of multiple bond-funded programs in DHCD’s Housing Development Division which include the Housing Stabilization Fund (HSF), Capital Improvement Preservation Fund (CIPF), and Commercial Area Transit Node Housing Program (CATNHP).  As directed, the incumbent also participates in the administration of the Community Scale Housing Initiative and the Housing Development Incentive Program.

The incumbent coordinates with internal staff and quasi-public entities on preservation initiatives and coordinates with other managers and division staff on additional funding programs.  Specific responsibility areas include:

1. Participates in rental and ownership housing competitions with these funds;

2. Oversees work of reporting staff on numerous loan closings per year;

3. Oversees work of reporting staff on compliance monitoring;

4. Tracks all commitments and expenditures through these funds;

5. Coordinates work of outside counsel with Deputy or Director;

6. Performs project reviews directly and oversees staff project reviews; and

7. Participates in project work-outs as directed by Deputy or Director.


1. Familiarity with bond-funded Housing Stabilization Fund (HSF), Capital Improvement Preservation Fund (CIPF), and Commercial Area Transit Node Housing Program (CATNHP) and/or other housing related programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of real estate financing, housing and portfolio management, and understanding of the factors which influence the housing market. Demonstrated experience explaining and applying complex laws, regulations, guidelines and procedures to housing programs.

2. Excellent analytical and organizational skills; ability to supervise and motivate staff.  Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent time management skills, including the ability to prioritize work, adjust to changing priorities and meet required deadlines.  The incumbent must work collaboratively with other managers within the division on co-funded projects.

3. Outstanding computer skills, at least intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Adept at learning new applications quickly.

4. Master's degree in planning, community development, or urban affairs is preferred.  Experience in community development, municipal government and/or legislative processes at the state level.

5. Travel across the state will be required.  Occasional weekend or evening work may be required as part of the regular duties and responsibilities of this position.  Candidate needs to have access to a personal motor vehicle. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.


The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is within the Housing and Economic Development Secretariat and its work touches the lives of all Massachusetts residents.  DHCD's mission is to strengthen cities, towns and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life of Massachusetts residents by providing leadership, professional assistance and financial resources to promote safe, decent, affordable housing opportunities, economic vitality of communities and sound municipal management.


Please upload resume and cover letter.

Salary placement is determined by years of experience and education directly related to the position and the Human Resources Division’s Recruiting Guidelines.

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

A background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Human Resources Division prior to the candidate being hired.



Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.


I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.

II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.

III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.

IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Marjorie Lalli - 617-573-1254