The Bloomington (IN) Housing Authority is seeking a highly qualified candidate to lead and manage the agency’s operating budget of $13 million and portfolio that includes 1400 housing choice vouchers, 196 public housing units, and 116 RAD conversion units. The agency is governed by a seven-member Board and staffed with 30 employees. BHA is a HUD High Performer in both the PHAS and SEMAP scoring. The agency has a strong resident initiatives program that includes 80 FSS participants, 99 ROSS participants, 12 homeownership participants, and many other support services providers and partners.
Bloomington is an attractive, progressive community situated 50 miles south of Indianapolis. It is known as the “Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana and includes many state parks and national forest areas. Bloomington is the home of Indiana University and is one of the oldest and largest state universities in America. A recruitment brochure that can be accessed on the agency website provides much additional information on community and regional amenities as well as an agency profile.
The successful candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree, and preferably a Master’s degree, in business administration, public administration, urban planning, law, or a closely related field. Candidates must also have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial experience in affordable housing program administration or management, including two (2) years in budgeting activities and experience in real estate development OR five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial experience in a closely related field that includes two (2) years in budgeting activities and experience in real estate development. 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 BHA Board of Commissioners. Candidates must possess a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit compliance certification or have the ability to obtain within the first six months of employment. Finalists will be required to provide academic, work history, and salary history verification. The consultant will complete criminal and credit history background checks.
The BHA website contains additional information regarding the expected knowledge, skills and abilities, the position description, and a recruitment brochure. 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 the Bloomington area. BHA is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a one-page cover letter, a two-page resume, and a listing of three professional references. Please submit an email version of the application documents to both Stan Quy, President / Principal of the Organizational Leadership Edge at Squy@cox.net and Kalen Richmond, BHA Administrative Assistant, at email@example.com. The position is open until filled. However, the Board will review the slate of applicants as of July 23, 2021 and may decide to select a candidate at that time.