Department: Planning & Dev Svc
Starting Salary Range: $60,721 to $66,794 Annually, D.O.Q.
The City of Lawrence cares about its community and strives to ensure all residents have affordable and safe housing, which is paramount to the quality of life we all enjoy. We are seeking a creative, highly skilled, and collaborative individual to help shape and implement affordable housing policies, programs, and efforts in Lawrence, Kansas.
This position serves as the staff liaison to the Affordable Housing Advisory Board and works with various groups serving as a team lead/project manager coordinating financing and development applications and administers the city's Housing Trust Fund. To that end, this position will lead community affordable housing efforts by providing a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative tasks related to affordable housing efforts. This individual will also be expected to research and write grants and programs related to affordable housing. Candidates must have knowledge of the planning principles and practices related to affordable housing development and financing applications, strong communication skills, and be a creative problem-solver.
Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, urban design, public administration, or a closely related field. A Masters degree is preferred. Experience with affordable housing programs required and two years of increasingly responsible professional experience in administering affordable housing programs preferred. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid drivers license, and various job-related certifications as deemed appropriate by staff.
- Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance: Various dependent on coverage levels available; FREE Well Care Clinic through LMH; free/discounted gym memberships, other wellness benefits/perks
- Paid Time Off: 12 Vacation days, 12 Sick days accrued per year; 2 days Personal Leave, 9 Paid Holidays
- Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
*The City of Lawrence is pleased to provide an online application process.
If you do not have access to a home computer to submit an application, computer access is available at public libraries, the Lawrence Workforce Center or City Hall, Human Resources.
Human Resources Department
City of Lawrence, Kansas
City Hall, 2nd Floor 6 East 6th Street,
PO Box 708
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Toll Free: (800) 444-8321
Phone: (785) 832-3203
Fax: (785) 832-3228 E
Employment Information Line: (785) 832-3333
City of Lawrence, Kansas Web Page: www.LawrenceKs.org
We consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation or disability.
Location/Region: Lawrence, KS