The Hall County (NE) Housing Authority (HCHA) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to lead and manage the agency’s operating budget of $3.8 million and portfolio that includes 849 Housing Choice Vouchers, 440 Public Housing units, and 20 LIHTC units. HCHA is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners and employs 20 staff. HCHA is a Standard Performer in Public Housing and a High Performer in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The agency also manages the Hastings Housing Authority and the Aurora Housing Authority. Grand Island is the third largest city in Nebraska and the Hall County population is 58,607.
The successful candidate should have completed a minimum of a Bachelors degree preferably in business administration, public administration, public finance, urban planning, public policy, urban studies or a closely related field. Additionally, candidates should have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience with a public housing authority, non-profit housing organization, or a private housing management firm. However, candidates with exceptional academic or experience backgrounds that compensate for an academic or experience deficiency may still be considered at the discretion of the HCHA Board of Commissioners. Finalists will be required to provide academic, work history, and salary history verification. The consultant will complete criminal and credit history background checks.
The HCHA website contains additional information regarding the expected knowledge, skills and abilities, the position description, and recruitment brochure. It is expected that the selected candidate will have the leadership, management, technical and interpersonal knowledge, skills and abilities to be a high-performing Executive Director of HCHA. Compensation for the position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. It is required that the selected Executive Director will establish residency in Grand Island or the immediate vicinity. HCHA is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a one-page cover letter, a two-page resume that includes salary history and a listing of three professional references. Please submit an email version of the application document to Stan Quy, President / Principal of the Organizational Leadership Edge at Squy@cox.net.The deadline for submittal of applications is Monday, August 31, 2020 by 5:00PM Central Time.