Posting Period: June 5, 2019 – July 22, 2019
About the Housing Authority of the
County of Wake (HACW)
HACW has 345 public housing units and provides Section 8 vouchers to over 550
participants. In addition, HACW also manages six rental houses for its
nonprofit affiliate, the Wake County Housing Finance Corporation. Sharing in
its plight to provide housing opportunity for eligible families, HACW has an
active nonprofit instrumentality, Wake Initiatives Supporting Housing (WISH).
About the Position
The Executive Director
will be a dynamic and qualified leader with a progressive career in public
housing management, affordable housing, nonprofit management, and human
services. Responsibilities include all aspects of the
HACW’s operations including administration, management, development, and
financial control. The incumbent will lead innovative strategies and
serve as primary liaison with the BOC, HUD, and state and federal entities. We are seeking a leader who values
accountability, uses modern technology to perform highly complex functions, and
has a process-approach to getting things done.
northeast central region of NC, Wake County is home to over 1 million
residents. Our culturally diverse community attracts top
talent for our varied workforce. We are one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and the second-most populous
county in the state. Known for having a diverse
economy, Wake County maintains a competitive edge in bio-research, technology, pharmaceuticals,
and medical. The County offers quality education at eight higher learning institutes
and serves as hosts to many cultural arts performances. The County has received national and
international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune,
and Time magazines ranked it as being one of the best places to live, work and
the following and other related duties as assigned by the BOC.
- The Executive
Director plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, delegates, supervises
- Supports a
positive and productive working environment for staff members
reports and other documents that are required by federal, state, and local
Management (Projects, Procurement,
- Makes policy,
administrative, and management decisions concerning the daily operations of the
- Monitors the
Agency’s compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations
pertaining to the Agency. Prepares and submits reports and statistics required
by such entities.
for consistent adherence to strong Agency standards regarding the ethical,
responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of Agency materials,
supplies, resources, and other assets.
Strategic & Policy Management
- Serves as
Secretary/Treasurer to the Board of Commissioners, develops and proposes new
polices or changes in existing policies, and informs BOC of changes or proposed
changes in federal, state or local legislation affecting the Agency; and
provides recommendations for improvements.
- Works with BOC
to develop the Agency’s strategic and operational plans. Effectively develops
organizational structures and plans and implements internal policies, programs,
goals, and priorities.
- Oversees and
ensures accurate preparation of all budgets and revisions. Revises and
authorizes Agency expenditures and monitors funds for effective and efficient
federal and non-federal funding sources to augment declining subsidy, helping
to ensure the viability of housing and associated programs offered by the
Communication and Public Relations
- Serves as
liaison between the BOC and Agency staff. Acts as spokesperson for the BOC when
authorized by the BOC chairperson.
Agency goals, priorities, problems, and concerns with officials,
representatives, and members of the local government, news media, social and
public service agencies, state government and federal government.
- Meets with
residents concerning complaints and/or grievances after unresolved
investigation and negotiations by designated staff and advises them of their
rights to hearings according to the Agency’s procedures.
businesses and civic groups on matters pertaining to the Agency maintains
positive Agency image with the community and local, state, and federal
assists, and works with other agencies and affiliated organizations in joint
Modern Technology and Automation
degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Management or a
closely related field from an accredited college or university reflected of the
mission and goals of Housing Authority.
Minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience in senior level
management. Minimum of Five (5) years of
management experience at a public housing authority or other similar
experience, including supervision of ten (10) or more staff members for at
least two (2) years.
Applicants must authorize HACW to conduct confidential background checks
including criminal history, credit check, prior employment verification,
education verification, and other relevant background checks. In accordance
with our drug-free workplace policy, all job offers are contingent upon
candidates successfully passing a drug and alcohol screen.
Hiring Range and Benefits
$104,000 – $125,000 (beginning
salary will be commensurate with experience) with 100% health insurance
coverage, retirement, paid holidays, vacation leave, and life insurance. The first portion of accrued vacation leave will be credited
after six months of continuous employment (approximately 180 days), and
employees may not use this paid vacation leave until after six months of
Housing Authority of the County of Wake (HACW)
100 Shannon Drive, Zebulon, NC 27597
Job Type: Regular/Fulltime
Application and Selection Process
will be accepted until Jul 22, 2019. Your application package should include 1-
letter of interest 2-detailed resume 3 – three professional references in PDF
Format and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject
line HACW- ED Application. This recruitment process is being managed by Joe
Durham and Associates, LLC.
Authority of the County of Wake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation national
origin, creed, gender identity, age, disability, or status in any other group
protected by law.