Housing Programs Analyst (56 views)

Sunnyvale, CA
January 10, 2018 2018-03-11
Job Description

The City of Sunnyvale seeks a Housing Programs Analyst to join the Housing Division of the Community Development Department. Under the direction of the Housing Officer, the Housing Programs Analyst plays a key role in administering the City’s federal community development and housing grants (CDBG and HOME) and other Housing special revenue funds. The Analyst also monitors City funding of major affordable housing developments and contracts for affordable housing, human services and homeless programs. Other duties and assignments may include: managing the Housing Division’s loan portfolio, assisting with budget preparation and monitoring, handling fiscal and compliance tasks related to grants, loans and contracts; administration of the Home Improvement Program, preparing requests for proposals for federal and/or City housing funds, screening proposals for eligibility and scoring purposes; reviewing loan applications for major affordable housing projects; preparing plans and reports related to federal grants, preparing various escrow and loan documents, processing loan payments, and monitoring internal and subrecipient compliance with federal, state and local requirements. The Analyst is also responsible for writing staff reports, correspondence, providing technical assistance to grantees, presenting reports to City commissions, and maintaining excellent working relationships with outside organizations, City officials, local stakeholders and staff.

Requires: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in real estate, public administration, urban planning or a related field; AND Three years of experience working with residential lending and financial services as an escrow officer, loan officer or real estate agent and/or in the public or non-profit sector in a related position.  Preferably with experience administering federal entitlement grants such as Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), etc.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience performing accounting and fiscal tasks (such as, but not limited to use of the federal “IDIS” online system),
  • Compliance monitoring, record-keeping for auditing and financial management purposes, accounting skills, understanding of internal controls and auditing procedures;
  • Experience administering Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs or other federal grants at the municipal level, experience administering inclusionary housing and/or other affordable housing programs;
  • Strong software skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, advanced skills in MS Excel for computation, accounting and databases, skills with word-processing and publishing software;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, ability to maintain positive relationships with diverse constituents, and customer service skills; Bilingual skills   

Salary: $75,438.69 – $96,280.50 Annually

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The position opens January 9, 2018 and final filing date is February 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click jobs.