The mission of MDHA is to create affordable housing opportunities,
support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville.
METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
Position Open: June 11, 2019
Position Closing Date: June 18, 2019
Position: Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator
Salary: $45,525 - $59,186
Under the direction of the Director of Rental Assistance, to assist residents of the Housing Choice Voucher Program in becoming self-sufficient and free from all government assistance by establishing a specific plan with goals for each participating family and coordinating services with other agencies.
MDHA offers competitive salaries and an amazing retirement program.
Our Mission is to create affordable housing opportunities, support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and LICENSES
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or a related field plus two (2) years experience in administering an educational, job training, social service or other related program that promotes self-sufficiency.
Candidates with accreditation earned in foreign institutes are encouraged to apply
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of rules & regulations established by MDHA & HUD regarding eligibility requirements as needed to select participants for the FSS program,
ability to establish meaningful relationships with clients on an individual & group basis,
knowledge of community based organizations, agencies, and social services that can & will assist participants in achieving their goals;
skill in communicating clearly & effectively both orally & in writing;
ability to work well with others & deal tactfully with the public; ability to counsel program participants, which includes providing support, guidance, and encouragement as needed to meet their FSS goals.
Ability to perform work with or without an accommodation that requires sitting, standing, and walking, dexterity of hands and clarity of vision, speech and hearing and powers of observation; other physical duties as required.
Personal Computer, automobile, general office equipment, and audio-visual equipment
Valid Tennessee Driver’s License
THE METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND HIRES REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, AGE, RELIGION, AND DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.
All applicants will be required to submit an Agency application regardless of whether a resume' is submitted or not. Apply at www.Nashville-MDHA.org. Upon reviewing all applications submitted for job openings, the Human Resources Office will notify those applicants who are selected for personal interviews. Applicants selected for a position must successfully pass a pre-hire physical examination and drug screen in order to be hired. MDHA is certified by the State of Tennessee as a Drug-Free Workplace
701 South Sixth Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37202
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