Position Title: HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPUTY DIRECTOR Assists the Director of Housing & Energy Conservation in program operations for the department. Primary responsibilities include:
- Development of procedure and protocols, monitoring of contracts, assures regulatory compliance and Continuous Quality Improvement
- Monitors contract compliance – fiscal, budgets, purchase order process
- Assist the Director in promoting programs and developing partnerships within the community
- Assists with grant writing
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred and 3 years work experience or combination of education & management experience. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary as well as demonstrated financial acumen.
Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI): a private, not-for-profit, community based organization incorporated in 1965 as part of a network of Community Action Agencies formed to implement the initiatives of President Johnson’s War on Poverty. COI provides economic opportunities for individuals and families to accrue wealth and get out of poverty.
The Housing and Community Development Division is responsible for a four million dollar annual operating budget and $5.4 million in property assets (60+ rental units). It’s more than 20 government contracts include Weatherization, HOME, HUD Housing Counseling, HEAP, and Section 8. The Division is also responsible for the services offered through COI’s affiliate corporation, Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc. – a CDFI. The primary focus of our CDFI is to promote asset development through small business development and expansion using a $250,000 loan fund, technical assistance, and incubator space.
Location: Chautauqua County, New York. Located just 70 miles southwest of Buffalo and 50 miles northeast of Erie, PA. Chautauqua County is nestled in the western most corner of New York State. Largely comprised of rural towns and villages and two small cities (Dunkirk and Jamestown, NY), Chautauqua County is positioned to give its residents easy access to larger urban areas while offering the benefits of small town living and access to outdoor recreation centered around the 17 mile long Chautauqua Lake. The County is also home to the world renowned Chautauqua Institution.
To apply visit our website: www.chautopp.com