Associate Housing Policy Analyst (120 views)

600 Northeast Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232 US
April 24, 2024 2024-06-23
Job Description

Salary: $74,963.20 – $100,547.20 Annually
Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Limited Duration – This position is currently limited duration with a conclusion date of June 30, 2025. An extension through June 30, 2026 is included in the FY24-25 proposed budget, which is contingent on Metro Council adoption of the budget.
Remote Employment: Flexible/Hybrid
Deadline to Apply: 5/10/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

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Hello, we’re Metro! Metro is dedicated to shaping a better future for the greater Portland region. The work the people of Metro do every day benefits the lives of the people who live here, today, and tomorrow.

Wherever we come from, whoever we are, everyone deserves safe and stable housing.

Housing insecurity and homelessness impact Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) at disproportionately higher rates compared to white communities. Addressing homelessness and housing insecurity requires intentional efforts to address racial disparities and policies that continue to cause harm to BIPOC communities. The Metro Housing department is committed to advancing racial equity through the implementation of the Metro Affordable Housing Bond and Supportive Housing Services measures as well as internally as a department through Metro’s values and the values that guide our work:

  • Advancing racial equity & dismantling oppression
  • Trust
  • Creativity
  • Relationships

As the Associate Housing Policy Analyst you will:

  • Support the development and coordination of work programs for supportive housing services planning, policy, and program.
  • Design projects spanning a range of focus areas including but not limited to healthcare and housing systems alignment, permanent supportive housing, coordinated entry, fair housing, anti-displacement, equitable leasing, and workforce benefits.
  • Conduct research and analysis, develop staff reports and present findings and recommendations to technical, policy and stakeholder groups to seek input and feedback.
  • Support cross-functional and cross-jurisdictional policy and program alignment and coordination of Metro’s equitable housing work with other Metro initiatives and programs.
  • Coordinate and convene jurisdictional and community partners; gather and synthesize input.
  • Monitor federal, state, and local affordable housing regulations, funding, and administrative rules, and their impact on Metro equitable housing programs and policy.
  • Support special projects with direction from supervisor and Senior Housing Policy Analysts
  • Provide organizational support, research, and materials for committees and/or Council; develop memos or reports as requested.
  • Provide technical assistance to advisory committees, associations, Metro staff, local governments, and the public.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public policy, public administration, real estate development, community development, economics, or related field; AND
  • Two years of experience in public administration, urban planning, project or program management, public policy development; OR
  • We will consider any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Recruiter: Megan Warneke