Administrator, Office of Native American Programs

Department Of Housing And Urban Development Shoreline, WA
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This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-HUD-673. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Office of Native American Programs. PIH's mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD's Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) is responsible for policy development and implementation of all ONAP programs in the assigned geographical area. The primary focus of the Administrator' efforts is to ensure the effective and efficient linkages among key parties such as Tribal officials, Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) directors, tenant groups, associations, other Federal agencies, and Departmental staff.

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Responsibilities

As an Adminstrator for the Office of Native American Programs, you will:

* Assess tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entity's (TDHE) concerns, broad trends, and technical assistance needs; develop and revise procedures to improve the effectiveness of the office and to adjust to changing conditions.

* Maintains contacts with tribal officials, tribal council members, TDHE directors, tenant groups, local, state, and other Federal agency officials to effectively administer the Department's programs and resolve sensitive and controversial issues.

* Directs a staff of specialists in the aforementioned functional areas through subordinate supervision to provide performance oversight, compliance assurance, technical assistance coordination, and program implementation for tribes, TDHEs, and client groups under the Area Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) jurisdiction.

* Ensure the effective and efficient linkages among key parties such as Tribal officials, Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) directors, tenant groups, associations, other Federal agencies, and Departmental staff.

Travel Required

25% or less - 1-5 nights per month.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

15

Who May Apply This job is open to… U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

* Supervising staff responsible for monitoring and evaluating housing programs; AND

* Developing relations and involvement among tribal groups to help resolve housing program, grant, and community development issues with Federal, state or local agencies, or the private sector; AND

* Analyzing performance trends and recommending action against deficient or non-compliant tribal housing operations.

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