The Inkster Housing Commission (IHC) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to lead and manage the agency’s portfolio that includes 751 Housing Choice Vouchers and 734 Public Housing units. IHC is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners and employs 34 staff. IHC is currently designated by HUD as a troubled housing authority. Inkster Michigan is a suburban community of 25,000 in the Detroit Metropolitan Area.
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 IHC 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 executive recruiter can provide additional information regarding the expected knowledge, skills and abilities and the position description. 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 IHC. Compensation for the position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. IHC 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 both Stan Quy, President / Principal of the Organizational Leadership Edge at firstname.lastname@example.org and Julie Jankowski, Human Resources Staff for IHC at email@example.com. The deadline for submittal of applications is November 25, 2020 by 5:00PM Central Time.