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Hiring: Anti-Displacement Administrator

The Hudson Community Development and Planning Agency (HCDPA) is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a temporary position of Anti-Displacement Administrator. This position is responsible for supporting the Hudson Anti-Displacement Learning Network team and to implement a newly acquired $1,000,000 anti-displacement grant. The position requires attention to and understanding of racial justice and equity. The Administrator will work with the Mayor’s office to support launching new initiatives including:

  • Working with a consultant to create an affordable housing development plan
  • Working with a consultant and directly impacted community to create a housing trust fund
  • Working with a service agency to create a housing assistance program and related case management services
  • Creating a paid outreach team and outreach plan to ensure successful initiatives driven by people directly impacted by displacement
  • Hiring a Housing Justice Director
  • Tracking grant progress, schedule, and budget

POSITION DETAILS

Title: Hudson Anti-Displacement Administrator
Compensation: $27/hour
Type: Temporary Contract Worker
Hours: Approximately 20 hours/week
Start and End Date: This is a temporary position that will start as soon as possible and end when the Housing Justice Director is hired.
The position will run approximately February 15 - April 1

RESPONSIBILITIES

55% Support the implementation of the Anti-displacement Learning Network Grant
  • Help hire a consultant to establish a City Housing Trust Fund
  • Collaborate with local program administrators to create and support anti-displacement initiatives such as homeownership program, rental rehab program, and emergency repairs program
  • Support city of Hudson and Patterns of Progress to create the City of Hudson Affordable Housing Development Plan 
  • Hire and coordinate anti-displacement outreach team
30% Support the Anti-Displacement Learning Network Grant administration
  • Track grant expenses
  • Document outcomes
  • Project manage grant timelines, funding requests, and grant partners
5% Support the implementation of the City of Hudson Strategic Housing Action Plan
  • Research and recommend policy and programs to prevent displacement
5% Monitor housing conditions and act as a support for the City of Hudson, community-based agencies, and people at risk of displacement
  • Help residents understand their rights and available resources to prevent displacement
  • Engage with residents and community organizations to ensure that people at risk of displacement are involved in decision making regarding the creation and implementation of housing policy
5% Does related work as required


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability and experience with project management
  • Ability to create and manage spreadsheets to track budgets and quantitative data
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to understand and interpret complex oral and written information
  • Ability to work well with officials of federal, state, and municipal governments as well as the public and others
  • Resourcefulness, integrity, good judgment
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND:

EITHER: (A) 4-year degree from an accredited college or university
OR: (B) 3 years of work experience in administration of a housing initiative, public policy, project management, communications, finance, grant administration, volunteer coordination
OR: (C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as described in (A) and (B)

Additional Qualifications

Any of the following qualifications are good to have, but not required for the position.

  • Skilled in facilitating community participation
  • Ability to track deliverables and outcomes
  • Knowledge of the economics of housing, housing rights, and housing policy
  • Experience working with housing-cost burdened, low-income, or unhoused people
  • Experience working in or with government 
  • Knowledge of the needs of local municipalities
  • Leadership role in successful anti-displacement programs or policy
  • Knowledge of contract administration
  • Knowledge of research methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration
  • Knowledge of various software packages
  • Knowledge of reporting on grants

HIRING PROCESS

To apply send a résumé and cover letter to Michael Chameides at mayoralaide@cityofhudson.org.