Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):
The creation and preservation of affordable housing are top priorities of the City of Boston. Boston is a national leader in its commitment to creating affordable housing - nearly one out of every five units in Boston is an income restricted affordable housing unit. However, as the housing market in Boston continues to change, the need for the creation of new affordable housing options continues to rise. Working under the supervision of the Chief of Housing and the Director of Neighborhood Development, the Deputy Director for Housing Development is the City’s leader for financing, developing, and preserving affordable housing.
The Deputy Director will be responsible for managing the Neighborhood Housing Development Division at the Department of Neighborhood Development. To be effective in this role, the Deputy Director must be a both a community development expert and a housing policy advocate. The division oversees a multi-million dollar housing creation budget of local and federal sources that is used to leverage investments in housing development that top a hundred million dollars annually.
This role is an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to dramatically impact the lives of people in Boston. It is challenging work that requires strong project management skills, the ability to collaborate with a wide array of community stakeholders, and a solid underpinning in real estate development finance. If successful, the Deputy Director will lead the creation of housing policies, programs and development projects at a level that continues to position Boston as a national leader in community development.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Boston Residency Required
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union/NU-29
Hours Per Week: 35