Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator
Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: 10 Van Hicks Road, Oak Ridge, TN.
Responsible To: Executive Director
This administrative position is responsible for effective day-to-day program development, operations, and maintenance of ORHA’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLTIES:
- Develop and schedule program components.
- Market program to potential participants and private industry.
- Locate and pursue funding resources, services, and resources that support program activities by identifying opportunities, writing proposals, and administering grants.
- Establish guidelines for program participation, then recruit and counsel program participants.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
- Assess participants needs, then develop partnerships and working relationships.
- Convene regular Program Coordinating Committee meetings, keep committee members informed about program activities and needs, and seek committee support in meeting program needs.
- Publish brochures and other documents to develop and maintain program awareness among housing authority rental assistance program participants, government officials, business partners, and other interested community members.
- Maintain escrow accounts.
- Meet funding source expectations.
- Oversee and maintain participant files.
- Ensure program compliance.
- Performs related work as required.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: At times staff will be required to perform additional duties beyond those specified.
MAINTAIN AWARENESS OF ORHA:
- Attend all scheduled ORHA staff meetings, lunch and learns, as required.
- Complete ongoing training assignments as required.
- Review email announcements, resource books, partner websites, HUD website, manuals and CFRs routinely.
PROFESSIONALISM: Maintain professional decorum through email conversations, trainings, presentations, and meetings. Support and carry out the mission of the agency.
A Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or business/marketing, with three (3) years of experience in a closely related field or a combination of education and business/professional experience which would be equivalent.
- Knowledge of and experience in marketing, non-profit program administration, supervision, case management, public housing, grant writing, and administration.
- Ability to work effectively with participants, ORHA staff, social service agencies, the business community, and general public.
- Ability to work as part of a team and regard participants as customers/consumers, not recipients
- Good written and oral communication skills, including experience/knowledge in grant writing and administration, desktop publishing, and public speaking
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, agency representatives, program participants, and the public
- Valid Driver’s License
- Valid personal automobile insurance
- Offers of employment are contingent upon acceptable criminal background check, acceptable drug screening and acceptable motor vehicle report.
- Strong motivation to accomplish goals with an ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to applications.
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
Schedule: 8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations: Combination of remote and in person office work. Masks required in office. Regular cleaning and/or sanitizing of all work areas.
Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19.
- Remote interview process
- Personal protective equipment provided or required
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Virtual meetings
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place