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The Town of Islip Housing Authority (TOIHA) seeks a highly qualified Executive Director to lead and manage the authority’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Section 8 Rental Assistance Demonstration budgets of $13 million, a portfolio of 342 RAD, 1,044 ACC S8 HCV units and 23 S8 PBV Housing units and a staff of 18 full-time and 13 part-time employees. The TOIHA offers Subsidized Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency and ancillary programs.

The ideal candidate for this annually High Performing Authority will have a proven track record of comparable management, organizational, financial accountability and interpersonal skills. They will be well versed in HUD rules and regulations and operating procedures. The ED will be expected to lead the TOIHA toward achieving Board established goals, creation of additional housing opportunities and continuing the high standards established by the present administration. The successful candidate will also be expected to identify non-HUD funds, grants, and other revenue streams to supplement TOIHA programs.

The position is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the staff, programs and activities of a public housing authority and for functioning as the secretary to the Housing Authority Board. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Five years of senior management experience in public/affordable housing, a related regulatory agency, or an equivalent combination of education and training is also required. Experience resulting in the ability to fulfill the essential job duties of the position or progressive top-level experience and education equivalent will be recognized. The TOIHA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health benefits (15% paid by employee), dental, vision, Life insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays consistent with Board policies. Salary for the position is commensurate with experience. The expected salary range for this position is $105-$125 thousand.

The successful candidate must secure the Public Housing Manager’s Certification from a bona fide Public Housing Manager Certification Program within one year of appointment.

Submit resume and a cover letter with salary requirement to be received by the TOIHA no later than 5 pm on December 18, 2020 : Dorothy Courten, Chairman, Town of Islip Housing Authority, 963 Montauk Highway, Oakdale, NY 11769 or (preferred) email in pdf format to the links below for additional details and position expectations.

The TOIHA is an equal opportunity employer.

Position as Listed with Suffolk County Civil Service (Exempt)