City of San Bernardino

Salary: $115,608.48 – $140,526.60 Annually

Department: Community & Economic Development Department

Job Summary
Are you a Housing/Homeless Services professional looking for an opportunity to manage a dynamic team within an emerging City? If so, the City of San Bernardino invites you to apply to be the next Housing Division Manager (U).
The Position:
The Housing Division Manager (U) manages, supervises and coordinates the functions of the Housing Division within the Community & Economic Development Department. This position will be assigned to manage Homeless Programs and will provide guidance on homeless issues and the City’s efforts to address and reduce homelessness.
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate for the position of Housing Division Manager will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to successfully fulfill the outlined key functions. The candidate will effectively collaborate with the Deputy Director of Housing & Homelessness to lead a dynamic development team, managing staff, consultants, architects, engineers, and contractors. Their proven ability to negotiate contracts, prepare comprehensive staff reports, and deliver compelling Council presentations will be crucial in advancing the organization’s goals.
Furthermore, the ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in overseeing the entire lifecycle of affordable housing development, from initial site research and land acquisition to feasibility analysis, pre-development, design, project financing, construction, and loan close-out. Their commitment to ensuring compliance with federal regulations related to labor, environmental concerns, employment, procurement, and program execution will be evident in their track record of obtaining federal funding clearance for each development activity.
The ideal candidate will also be adept at managing Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation and Infill Housing Programs, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved. Collaborating with legal counsel and HUD representatives, the candidate will excel in creating exemplary CDBG and ESG subrecipient agreements that align with HUD standards.
In addition, the candidate will bring a strategic perspective to the role, overseeing HOME and NSP affordable housing activities and providing valuable input on related policies and procedures. Their ability to collaborate in the preparation of State and Federal reports, such as PLHA, Annual Action Plan, CAPERS, etc., will further contribute to the organization’s success. Overall, the ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with a proven track record in affordable housing development, regulatory compliance, and effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
About the City:
The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. Influences of Native Americans, Mexican settlers, and Spanish missionaries can still be seen throughout the City today. From 1810 to the present, San Bernardino has been recognized for its scenic beauty and strategic location. Today, the City of San Bernardino serves as the county seat and is the largest city in the County of San Bernardino with a population of 214,706.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, finance, economics or a related field;
five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in community development and home funds initiatives, including responsibility for grant applications and administration of grant awards, at least two (2) years of which were in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
A Master’s Degree is highly desirable.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City’s vehicle insurance policy.
Supplemental Information
How to Apply:
Interested candidates, please send a Resume and Cover Letter via email to Jacqueline Campos mailto:( to be considered for this opportunity.
Selection Process:
All applicants must submit clear, concise, and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position, including detailed responses to all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials.
The selection process will consist of:
• Resume/Cover Letter Review
• In-Person Interview
Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list, and highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration. Candidates advancing in the selection process will receive information/instructions via email only.
The City of San Bernardino will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. Please call 909-384-5104 or email for additional information regarding requests for accommodation.
Pre-Employment Process:
All positions are subject to the following pre-employment screenings:
• Pre-employment Medical Exam, including drug test.
• Background Investigation with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
• Employment/Professional Reference Check.
For more information about this position, please contact the City of San Bernardino Human Resources Department at 909-384-5104.THE CITY OF SAN BERNARDINO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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