(CLOSED) HRHA is Hiring! Community Development and Grants Coordinator

Community Development and Grant Coordinator

Harrisonburg, VA 22803
Full-time
Salary: $37,000.00 to $45,561.00 /year


 

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Position Description

Position Title: Community Development and Grant Coordinator

Reports To: Executive Director

Function: Provide administrative and project leadership in planning, developing, writing, and monitoring of the Authority’s grants, administrative plans, special projects, and community development initiatives. Activities include: directing and overseeing the Authority’s grant writing activities, grant coordination and grant operations, completing funding applications, ensures community development and grant activities meet all federal and state regulations, performs complex analysis of development projects, provides project management, program evaluation and reporting functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Ability to identify community needs and possible resources, develop comprehensive and concise applications for funding, monitor all of the Authority’s grants, and ensure all grant activities meet regulatory requirements. Knowledge of and experience in use of different online grant application systems needed.

2. Ability to work independently or in a team to analyze community development initiatives/projects, develops financials, budgets, and creates project action steps, and work schedules.

3. Knowledge and experience in interpreting complex federal regulations, state law and local ordinances in relationship to grant requirement and community development initiatives. Ability to multi-task, sequential activities, and guide grant sub-recipients on fund requirements.

4. Ability to analyze, evaluate, and write progress and summary reports, policies and procedures, and annual plans.

5. Ability to create and maintain effective relationships with other state, federal and local agencies, build local grant coalitions, and communicate effectively orally and written to a diverse population.

6. Completes other project as assigned.

(CLOSED) HRHA is Hiring! Data Specialist for HMIS (part-time)

Data Specialist

Harrisonburg, VA 22803
Part-time
Salary: $16.00 to $20.00 /hour


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The Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking a qualified applicant for the Western Virginia Continuum of Care Data Specialist. This position will assist in the coordination and implementation of ending homelessness best practices to create a collective impact on reducing homelessness in the communities served. This position will report to the Continuum of Care HMIS Coordinator.

The successful applicant must be able to work independently, work with a diverse population; effectively use homeless management information software and computer; apply federal, state, and local regulations; maintain confidentiality, and possess excellent written and communication skills. Experience with homelessness services, continuum of care and basic familiarity with affordable housing and service needs of the most vulnerable is preferred. Valid Virginia Drivers’ License is required.
The part time-data entry specialist will support HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) operations for the Western VA-513 Continuum of Care. This position will support the HMIS Coordinator to help review data for errors, correct errors, support licensed users (helpdesk), and inform agencies of errors that need correction. The Data Specialist will assist in training of existing users and new users. The Data Specialist will perform data manipulation via CSV and Excel data exports into various data tools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Use of HMIS system to generate program use and demographic reports

· Manipulation of data through Excel, Tableau, R or other data tools.

· Identify data quality issues with entry, exits, updates and referrals for follow up

· Assisting with other data reporting as needed (tasks and reports change seasonally)

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

· Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (Computer skill testing will be requested of candidates)

· Knowledge of homeless services or other comparable human service systems a plus

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Excellent computer aptitude and familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite

Job Opening: Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

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No longer accepting applications

The Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking a qualified applicant for a Housing Choice Voucher Specialist position.  Under the direction of the Housing Choice Voucher Manager, the HCV specialist is responsible for assisting clients and evaluating their continued eligibility for rental assistance.  Job activities include but not limited to case management, completing necessary verifications and certifications, calculating household income, rent, and utility allowances, and coordinating between landlords and tenants on tenancy requests and housing assistance payment contracts.

The successful applicant must be able to deal effectively with diverse populations; effectively use housing software; apply federal, state, and local regulations; maintain confidentiality; and possess excellent written and communication skills.  Starting salary is dependent on experience and education with bilingual Spanish or Arabic preferred.  Range: $36,000-$42,000 including benefits.

A full position description can be found HERE

Resumes or City of Harrisonburg’s employment application form should be sent to:

 

HRHA

P.O. Box 1071

Harrisonburg, VA 22803

ATTN: Executive Director

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.