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City of Lorain - Housing Development Coordinator

October 14, 2022

The Lorain Civil Service Commission
is Accepting Applications for the Following Position:

Classification: Housing Development Coordinator - Building, Housing & Planning Department
Salary: Grade A5 pay range - $55,410.65 - $67,456.88 annually

Applications for the classified, non-bargaining, management position of HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR in the Lorain Building, Housing & Planning Department are available online beginning Tuesday, September 20, 2022 and UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. Go to: www.cityoflorain.org under departments, click on Civil Service and then Application Instructions and follow the 4-step instructions and e-mail directly to: rosemary white@cityoflorain.org. Applications will only be received online. Be sure to include the underscore between rosemary and white.) Please DO NOT fax or mail!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs moderately difficult professional assignments in research, analysis, planning and implementation of housing development programs and housing finance assistance. The Housing Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the redevelopment of vacant and abandoned housing and the development of new housing in the City of Lorain. Assignments are in such areas as capital projects, housing production and rehabilitation, real property acquisition, disposition and management, seismic retrofits, affordable housing promotion and community development block grants (CDBG).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) and have the ability to deal with public and private officials and negotiate complex transactions. Must be proficient in spreadsheet analysis (Microsoft Excel) and proficient in word processing (Microsoft Word). Knowledge of Microsoft Access and Microsoft Publisher is a plus. Finn understanding of real estate markets and property sales/purchase procedures. Experience in working in urban communities. Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy or a closely related field or two (2) years experience in the development of and rehabilitation of housing using various federal funding programs.

EXPERIENCE:
Preferred Education & Experience: Master's degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy or closely related field and fluency in Spanish OR (5) years background in real estate transactions, understanding of real estate financing, administration of federal programs and knowledge of housing construction.

Must be a US citizen or possess a valid permanent resident card. A complete job description for the position will be attached to this announcement which appears on the City of Lorain website at: www.cityoflorain.org under departments click on Civil Service and then Current Opportunities. PLEASE INCLUDE A RESUME. Contact Rose at 440-204-2066 with any questions. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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