WILLIAMSBURG REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY
The City of Williamsburg, Virginia Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking an innovative and collaborative seasoned professional to be its Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in beautiful and historic Williamsburg, Virginia.
Williamsburg residents and visitors enjoy a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities year-round. The area has well known national attractions such as Water Country USA and Bush Gardens. The beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay are within a one-hour drive. Cultural activities include museums, a performing arts center, symphony orchestra, the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Battlefield.
Williamsburg has a fully accredited public school system and a number of private school options. Higher education opportunities include the College of William and Mary, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University and Hampton University. Thomas Nelson Community College and Tidewater Community College are in the Williamsburg area.
The Williamsburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority provides safe, decent and affordable housing as well as economic opportunity to meet the self-sufficiency needs of low income, elderly and disabled residents. It is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners who are also members of the Williamsburg City Council. The staff consists of an Executive Director, Public Housing Manager, Clerk and two Maintenance Technicians who are responsible for the operation and maintenance of 104 housing units on four sites in Williamsburg. The 2017-18 operating budget is $753,594 supplemented by $300,000 of in-kind services provided by the City of Williamsburg.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public housing, public administration or related field and extensive experience as a public housing director or senior manager within a public housing authority or housing programs and considerable experience dealing with HUD regulations and requirements, Fair Housing, and other federal, state and local requirements.
The salary range is $77,000-$115,000. Starting salary depends upon qualifications and experience. The
Authority provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits program.
The position is open until filled. Confidential resume submitted electronically to:
John T. Maxwell, Senior Vice President
The Mercer Group, Inc.
Detailed recruitment brochure is available at www.mercergroupinc.com. Click on Current Searches.