Housing Director – City of Moab, UT (139 views)

203 West Center Street, Moab, UT 84532 US
April 13, 2023 2023-06-12
Job Description

The City of Moab is seeking a Housing Director to join this vibrant community of 5,300 located along the Colorado River in rugged southeastern Utah. The region is known for its stunning red rock cliffs and towering sandstone formations, attracting 3 million global visitors a year. 


With a particular focus on affordable housing-related policy for the City of Moab, the Housing Director handles complex cross-departmental initiatives, provides strategic guidance to other staff and the governing body, addresses sensitive community concerns, and represents the City at high-level meetings and gatherings. This position is a substantially external-facing role, requiring a sophisticated awareness of community attitudes that relate to municipal operation while also maintaining strong working relationships across the City’s departments.  

The Housing Director is an executive-level, at-will position that reports directly to the Community Development Director. The Community Development Department operates with a budget of $1.7 million and a team of 11 FTEs and includes the Planning, Engineering and Building Departments. 


This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a high quality of life in spectacular Moab and join a high-performing organization committed to exceptional customer service. Moab is a dynamic and future-focused city with a growing community and a great need for housing. The new Housing Director will have the opportunity to make a significant and lasting impact. The City also offers a robust benefits package, a friendly work environment, state-of-the-art technology, and a chance to work with great people. 

View the full position profile and job description at gmphr.com.   

More Information:  GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Moab with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Moab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is May 7, 2023.