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Executive Director

Yarmouth Housing Authority


The Yarmouth Housing Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Director is responsible for the managment of 332 units, including 249 units of Federal Housing Choice Vouchers, 40 units of State 667 Elderly/Disabled housing, 8 units of State 689 Special Needs Housing, 35 units of MRVP Leased Housing.

The Director is responsible for providing staff leadership to ensure compliance with Board Policy and State and Federal regulations.

Required qualifications include:

  • A minimum of four years experience in housing, community development, public administration, or a closely related field;
  • the supervisory requirement of a minimum of one year of three staff;
  • knowledge of the principles and practices of housing finance, and management and maintenance systems in public or private housing;
  • knowledge of laws regulating State and Federal Housing Programs; ability to communicate effectively with residents, a 5 member Board of Commissioners, the general public, and State and Federal agencies;
  • experience working with people of various socio-economic backgrounds; experience in staff supervision;
  • experience with public or private housing development is preffered;
  • candidate must possess a Public Housing Manager (PHM) certification or be certified within the first year of employment;
  • PHM Certification 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 a certification as a MPHA of a DHCD approved Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator Certification Program;
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field may substitute for up to two years of experience.

The salary range is $60,000 to $65,000

The candidate will be subject to CORI background check and a drug test.

Must be bondable.

Submit a resume and cover letter to:
Mary Ann Walsh, Selection Committee
Yarmouth Housing Authority
Long Pond Plaza
534 Winslow Gray Rd.
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

By 3:00 pm on Wednesday October 21, 2015

Equal Opportunity Employer