Ft. Collins, Colorado (167,830) Fort Collins’ Housing Manager is charged with advancing one of the City’s top priorities to develop and implement an affordable housing strategic plan. This new position will forge relationships and collaborate with non-profit partners, city departments, the development and real estate community to develop housing options that are achievable, sustainable and affordable. As an adaptive and strategic thinker, the Housing Manager will assimilate situations and data readily, pivoting as opportunities arise. The Housing Manager reports to the City’s Chief Sustainability Officer and is expected to work with and cultivate a strong network of community stakeholders to quickly, and pragmatically, develop affordable housing solutions. As an organizational and community leader, the Housing Manager will develop a pathway through this complex issue, leveraging opportunities and prior accomplishments to strengthen housing options.
The ideal candidate must have a genuine desire to serve the community of Fort Collins and will seek strategic solutions using knowledge of housing best practices and propose new, dynamic approaches and techniques. Proven communication, interpersonal skills, demonstrated cultural competency and the ability to interrelate with a wide variety of people are all important qualities for the Housing Manager. Key success factors are the ability to lead change and garner support for a systems approach, new structures and strategies to ensure a sustainable and equitable living environment for all residents of Fort Collins.
An expanded description of the position accountabilities and requirements are found in the on-line brochure.
Qualified individuals will be expected to have:
- Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, planning, public health, business, public administration, finance, communications, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum five years of progressively responsible managerial/administrative experience in affordable housing development and/or management and strategic policy making, including five years of leadership and policy development experience in a highly competitive housing market.
- Multi-lingual skills are desirable.
Hiring Starting Salary target: $94,210 – $107,429 (full range $80,572 – $134,286) depending on qualifications and experience. Fort Collins offers an exceptional work environment and benefit package. Apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references by March 13, 2020 to Kathleen Rush, GovHRUSA. Tel:( 847)380-3240.