The beautiful city of San Buenaventura is a coastal community considered to be one of America’s most desirable places to live. This historic city offers ideal amenities such as a moderate climate, pristine beaches, beautiful mountains, and a host of outdoor activities. Residents enjoy an excellent education system, an abundance of farm-fresh produce, and a diverse culture with friendly people, where all are welcome. The Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura (HACSB) was founded in 1949 to create affordable housing to help the City’s most vulnerable populations: low-income families, homeless seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
The new CEO will oversee an HACSB organization including 76 FTEs with eight direct reports overseeing the areas of: Real Estate Development, Property Operations, Assisted Housing, Community Services, Asset Management, Finance, IT, and HR. In reporting to a seasoned Board of Commissioners, the CEO will provide leadership to a committed and dedicated staff while serving as a key face to the community and residents served by HACSB. Organizational leadership is a key priority for the CEO position. Operationally, the wide array of short- and long-range objectives related to housing development, property and asset management, neighborhood revitalization, housing assistance programs, resident empowerment programs, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts, and anti-poverty initiatives must all support the organization’s strategic goals while yielding positive results in an efficient and timely fashion.
The position requires 10 or more years of experience in the management of complex, large housing authority, non-profit or affordable housing entities including a minimum of seven years in an executive leadership role. A Bachelor’s degree in business/public administration finance, urban studies or a related field is required, with a Master’s degree preferred. The salary for this position is open and negotiable depending on qualifications.