Project Manager, I (Housing Compliance)


Employer
City of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia

Description
The mission of the Department of City Planning (DCP) is to enable high-quality, sustainable, and equitable growth and development of Atlanta by facilitating more options for travel, abundant housing for all people, thriving neighborhoods, exceptional design in architecture and public spaces, preservation of historic resources, innovative regulatory practices, safe and durable buildings, attentive customer service and public engagement in all our work. We advance that mission in the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) by building trust, promoting healthy neighborhoods, and delivering high-quality community development programs.

You will join a team of active and qualified professionals in the areas of affordable housing, neighborhood economic development, small business development, food systems, and city planning. Our team is passionate about this work and making the city a more equitable place. In this role, you lead the performance and improvement of the City’s housing compliance program. You are a key project team member for City Planning’s affordable and workforce housing programs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of the Department of City Planning’s housing compliance program and related projects including inclusionary zoning and public subsidies ordinances, annual audits, and the compliance process.
  • Complete the City’s Housing Impact Statements.
  • Provide staff support to the Housing Commission.
  • Serve as a key project team member for City Planning’s affordable housing programs including streamlined permitting, qualified administrator, and compliance programs.
  • Assist the housing team in tracking affordable housing projects in the pipeline and obtaining a land use restrictive agreement for each development with affordable workforce housing units.
  • Use project and program management methods to scope work, create project plans, communicate with stakeholders, manage risks, monitor progress, improve processes, and manage resources.
  • Manage the program budget and procurement process.
  • Cultivate good relationships with partners who impact the program including participating developers, property management teams, City and governmental colleagues, housing organizations, funding institutions, and the public.
  • Provide high quality training and technical assistance to enrolled property management teams to promote proactive compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Knowledge of:

  • Affordable housing best practices, property management, fair housing, and housing compliance
  • Principles of project and program management.
  • Challenges and opportunities specific to both providers of affordable housing and households needing below market affordable homes.
  • Local, state, and federal laws and regulations that affect affordable housing.
  • Local government structure, processes, purpose, and requirements.
  • Community-based and participatory models of community development.

Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication when assisting team members, leaders, and members of the public.
  • Detailed oriented and organized.
  • Flexible and adaptable team player.
  • Willing to learn, attend training, and ask for help.
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Adobe.

Abilities

  • Administer reliable operations self-sufficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Use best practice and evidence-based interventions to improve program delivery.
  • Clear roadblocks in a way that improves relationships and systems.
  • Create opportunity for people earning low and moderate incomes.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology, public administration, policy, finance, business, or related field
  • 3 years of experience administering affordable housing programs such as a public housing authority or other programs receiving federal housing funds.
  • OR lived experience as an individual participating in federally funded affordable housing programs.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in urban planning, real estate, public administration, public policy, public health, finance, business, or related field
  • 3 years of experience administering affordable housing programs such as a public housing authority or other programs receiving federal housing funds.
  • OR lived experience as an individual participating in federally funded affordable housing programs.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Housing Quality Standards (HQS), fair housing, or similar

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, ender identity, marital status, veteran’s status or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

Salary & Benefits
Salary Range: $54,525.35 – $72,682.62

How to Apply

Apply Online

Deadline
05/30/2024