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The Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority seek to fill the Community Development and Grant Coordinator position. Please see the information below detailing duties and responsibilities regarding the role. Click Here to Apply.

Function:  Provide administrative and project leadership in planning, developing, writing, and monitoring of the Authority’s grants, administrative plans, policy and procedures manuals and community development initiatives. Activities include: directing and overseeing the Authority’s grant writing activities, grant coordination and grant operations, 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.
  2. Ability to work independently or in a team to analyze community development initiatives/projects, develops financials 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 community development initiatives.
  4. Ability to analyze, evaluate and write progress and summary reports, policies and procedures, and administrative plans.
  5. Ability to create and maintain effective relationships with other state, federal and local agencies, and communicate effectively orally and written to a diverse population.
  6. Act as the Authority’s Federal relocation and environmental specialist.
  7. Completes any other project as assigned by the Executive Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $37,000.00 – $45,561.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Grant writing: 1 year (Required)
  • Community Development: 1 year (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Harrisonburg, VA 22803: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Harrisonburg, VA 22803