The mission of the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) is to make Boston a more equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist city where all residents can thrive. DND works with communities to strategically invest public resources and oversees programs that create and preserve affordable housing, support homeowners and renters, provide housing and services to homeless individuals and families, and dispose of city-owned property. As the Department most responsible for affordable housing and related services in Boston, DND seeks to implement and adhere to policies that will create racial equity in housing. DND commits to identifying and dismantling existing systems of oppression as they exist in our organizational culture, internal policies, external programs and policies, and our engagement with the community.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of the Office of Housing Stability (OHS), the Assistant Director will be responsible for overseeing program and policy development and ensuring the effective day-to-day operations of this division. As a master of both big-picture efficiency and individual task follow-up, the Assistant Director works closely with all staff to ensure that the Division’s housing programs to assist Bostonians in housing crisis goals are met, staff are receiving the support they need, and the public is being effectively served. The Assistant Director is an integral part of the management team and acts as a problem solver and leader who works to make the Division’s Operations more efficient, effective, and human centered.
Boston Residency Required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union/NU-26
Hours Per Week: 35
Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation. For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step.