Chief Neighborhood & Housing Development

March 23, 2021 10:59 AM | Anonymous

$75,902.06 - $101,694.06 Annually

Pontiac, MI

Job Type
Full Time

Health Neighborhood Housing & Development

Job Number


Job Summary

Under limited direction, is responsible for the daily administration and operation of home improvement, mortgage servicing programs and office operations. Provides comprehensive financial management including accounting, budgeting and fiscal functions for the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Comprehensive Housing Counseling (CHC) grants in accordance with county and federally mandated requirements. Prepares Division and individual grant budgets for submittal to the County and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Prepares and supervises the preparation of various financial reports and the annual comprehensive financial report for the U.S. Department of HUD. Analyzes fiscal systems, organizational methods and work procedures and directs authorized revisions including the implementation of computer systems to improve processing efficiency and accuracy. Participates with the Manager in establishing Division programs and policies. Implements and maintains division fiscal controls. Defines, researches and resolves problems encountered during implementation of home improvement, mortgage servicing and financial activities. Coordinates assessment of housing development proposals. Assumes responsibility for divisional activities in the absence of the Manager. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Valid Driver's License number
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

1.  Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a preferred major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Real Estate, Economics, Urban Planning, Public Health or a closely related field.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

2.  Have had at least five (5) years of full-time work experience including budget, personnel and/or project responsibilities in an increasingly responsible administrative position in a public or private agency, with at least the equivalent of one (1) year of this experience managing real estate lending, development, or investment; and/or housing rehabilitation programs, or assisting in the coordination and management of federal and/or state grant funds at a policy or decision-making level.

NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the general work experience described in 2.

3.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Out of country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver’s license before the hire date.

4.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.

5.  Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.

Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications. 

College Transcripts
If a job offer is made, an official transcript with the award date will be required. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( Special Requirements

1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

Oakland County Michigan
2100 Pontiac Lake Road

Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

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