ODSA - Supportive Housing Specialist

February 22, 2019

Job Title: Supportive Housing Specialist
Positiion Number: 20011390
Job Classification: Housing Grant Analyst 2
Starting Salary: $24.08 hr. / $50,086 yr.
Job Classification/Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit: 14
Division/Office: Community Services/Community Development Location: 77 South High Street, 26th Floor, Columbus, Ohio Work Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, M-F
Supervisor: Scott Gary

DATE POSTED: FEBRUARY 21, 2019

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: MARCH 11, 2019

Job Duties:

Reviews community agencies (e.g., non-profit organizations, homeless shelters, supportive housing providers, local governments, community action agencies & other public or private organizations) in housing compliance areas (e.g., procurement, acquisition/relocation, fair housing equal opportunity, housing quality standards, income qualification, etc.) & regulations (e.g., Homeless Emergency Assistance & Rapid Transition to Housing Act, Emergency Solutions Grant, Section 8 fair market rent standards, fair housing, Americans with Disabilities Act) pertaining to one or more housing &/or homeless grant programs (e.g., Housing Assistance Grant Program, Homeless Crisis Response Program, Supportive Housing Program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program, Continuum of Care program, etc.); monitors grantee & BoS CoC funded projects through on-site visits to determine administrative, program & financial compliance; reviews agency data to determine if performance measures were met; ensures compliance with state & federal program rules & regulations; provides technical assistance (e.g., application preparation, record keeping, technical assistance on dispute resolution) to community agencies; reviews Office of Community Development (i.e., OCD) grants for programmatic impact & feasibility of proposed programs; monitors & analyzes operations, systems or procedures of supportive housing grantees to determine needed improvements; researches supportive housing policies to determine impact of implementation on homeless &/or housing assistance projects; prepares reports; assists in implementation of OCD programs; explains grant applications & program guidelines; assists in preparing for & conducting training sessions. Reviews grant applications, Homeless Management Information System (i.e., HMIS) generated reports; draw down requests, reports & other documentation for accuracy & compliance; enters grantee data into computerized system; maintains grant records for OCD programs.
Responds to requests for information about state housing & community-based programs; makes referrals to other state, federal or local resources; prepares reports on state & federal housing, homeless & community-based programs; develops information materials; prepares & mails correspondence as needed.
Attends staff meetings, training sessions & conferences; performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Classification Qualifications (a test may be given as part of the selection process):

Completion of undergraduate core program in business administration/public administration, urban planning or political science; 12 months training or 12 months experience in planning, developing &/or implementing housing &/or homeless grant programs or real estate sales & must be able to provide own transportation.
-Or 36 months training or 36 months experience in planning, developing &/or implementing housing &/or homeless grant programs or real estate sales & must be able to provide own transportation.

The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.       

 

TO APPLY, VISIT http://careers.ohio.gov or www.ohiomeansjobs.com 
OR
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Ohio Development Services Agency, Human Resources Office
77 South High Street, 27th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-6130
Fax: (614) 644-9030


The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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