Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (242 views)

San Francisco, CA
September 25, 2019 2019-11-24
Job Description

San Francisco is the fourth largest city in California with more than 865,000 residents.  San Francisco is one of the most internationally recognized and culturally diverse American cities, with a community blend of residents and businesses. The City is situated on a 49-mile square mile peninsula bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay on three sides. With a unique terrain consisting of scenic valleys, hillsides and mountain regions adjoining the coast and bay waterfronts, San Francisco is truly one of the most beautiful and majestic cities in the world.

The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) is dedicated to creating affordable housing for families and individuals, and providing essential services to build strong communities. Reporting directly to the Mayor, the MOHCD Director is responsible for the vision, direction, and implementation of the City’s goals of providing stable, affordable and effective housing policies, focusing on San Francisco’s low-income neighborhoods and communities of concern. The new Director will oversee the operations, policy, and implementation of departmental programs that include housing, policy, legislation, and community development.  Regular and ongoing communication regarding policy and departmental issues with the Mayor, Mayor’s Chief of Staff, and the Board of Supervisors is an essential aspect of this role. 

Qualifications include possession of a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, urban planning, government, law, real estate, finance or a related field AND eight years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, real estate, finance, or a related field. At least six years must include experience supervising professionals. OR Possession of a Master’s degree in public/business administration, urban planning, government, law, real estate, finance or a related field AND seven years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, real estate, finance, or a related field. At least six years must include experience supervising professionals. The salary range for this position is $144,924 – $184,938 annually.