The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) team is seeking three Project Managers that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently implement practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference. More information on the position, or to apply, can be found here.
Under the supervision of the Director for Community Services Programs and the Assistant Director for Homelessness Solutions Program, these Project Managers will be responsible for administering grants, loans and other services provided to local governments and nonprofit organizations located in designated areas. The incumbents ensure compliance with federal, State and Departmental standards, and regulatory and statutory requirements. These positions may also provide technical assistance, review applications for award, approve disbursement and tax credit certification requests against project terms and funding guidelines and assist with the preparation of grant and loan documents. The incumbents will develop policies and manage statewide grant programs and initiatives. The incumbents also develop materials and written reports. The incumbents will monitor awardees and engage in partnership building and capacity building activities with partners. Specifically responsible for duties pertaining to the federal Community Services Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant programs and the state Homelessness Solutions Program as well as assisting with the administration of other State and federal financing programs assigned to the team.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience to include one year of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.
Notes:-Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.- Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.-Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
Those applicants who are not using U.S. Armed Forces military service to qualify must also have one year of experience with nonprofit organizations, foundations, or government program administration.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
One year of direct experience administering federal grant programs for a nonprofit or government agency.
Knowledge of and experience with issues relating to addressing poverty, homelessness, or serving low-income individuals and families.
Working knowledge of and experience with nonproft organizations, foundations, or government program administration.
Experience in analyzing data elements and outcomes that can be used to increase the capacity of a program or agency.
Experience with creating or reviewing budgeting and financial statements.
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