The Essex Housing Authority
The Essex Housing Authority is seeking experienced applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Director is responsible for the management of 40 units of state elderly/handicapped public housing. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing and implementing policies and procedures under the direction of the Authority’s five member board. The candidate must have knowledge of the principles and practices of housing management, finances and maintenance systems in public or private housing. Candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a willingness to work with people of various socio-economic backgrounds and must be bondable.
Minimum Qualifications: Two years’ experience in housing, community development, public administration or a closely related field. Two-years of full time post secondary education in a related field may substitute for up to one year of experience. Certification as a Public Housing Manager from a HUD approved organization is desired and may be substituted by certification as a property manager or similar classification by a nationally recognized housing or real estate organization or by certification as a MPHA of a DHCD approved Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator Certification Program.
This salaried position requires not less than an average of 14 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Salary range is $14,006 to $14,566 based on experience and subject to DHCD guidelines.
Submit a résumé, cover letter and three references to:
Diane Polley, Chair
Essex Housing Authority
P.O. Box 934
Essex, MA 01929
Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on October 28, 2014
Equal Housing Opportunity Employer