Executive Director – Albert Lea HRA

The Albert Lea Housing and Redevelopment Authority is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.

Under the direction of the HRA Board, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), this position requires management of the government funded housing in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Albert Lea HRA and the U.S. Department of HUD. The Executive Director performs administrative duties which include but are not limited to: ensuring that office accounting and financial reports are completed, budget preparation, required governmental reporting, human resources, policy writing, marketing and promotional activities, programming and other duties and responsibilities that enhance and improve the tenant’s quality of life and as assigned by the HRA Board.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, urban studies, housing or related field, experience working with community development initiatives in housing, and 3 years of experience working in the area of public housing management. Have a background in grant writing.

Alternative Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working in public housing in the areas of management in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor degree in the described fields, program or personnel supervisory experience, experience working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and/or Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA), experience in communicating directly with policy-making boards, and have the ability to obtain certification for Public Housing Manager and/or Section 8 manager within a year.

The salary range for this position is $60,000-$80,000 DOQ

Submit cover letter, resume and completed application (below) by June 22, 2018. Please include in your letter answers to the following 3 questions:
1. Why are you interested in working for HRA/PHA?
2. What will you bring to the position of Executive Director?
3. How are your past accomplishments relevant to this position?

Position Profile

Send to:
City of Albert Lea
Human Resources
221 E. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN 56007

Or email to jwichmann@ci.albertlea.mn.us

An Equal Opportunity Employer