CLACKAMAS COUNTY

CLASSIFICATION NO. 835
Established:12/2010
FLSA: Exempt
EEO: 2

HACC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

Under direction, to manage and implement HACC housing development goals and objectives; to negotiate capitalization and finance of HACC units both for new development and rehabilitation; to serve as liaison for complex real estate development related issues; to supervise professional development staff and contractors; and to do other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) is an independent public corporation which owns, manages, leases, maintains and develops housing for low and moderate income persons particularly for those with special needs.

The HACC Development Manager is responsible for the management and implementation of HACC development and redevelopment activities, professional and technical staff and consultants, and serves as the liaison for complex real estate development and finance projects.

The HACC Development Manager differs from the HACC Development Coordinator which plans and coordinates the design and construction for development, capital improvement, and redevelopment of Housing Authority properties, and plans and implements the disposition activities of HACC properties.

TYPICAL TASKS

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Under direction of HACC Executive Director, evaluates and analyzes development, redevelopment, and land acquisition opportunities; acts as project manager on large scale or very complex development projects; prepares long-range project strategies; oversees the preparation of work plans, schedules and budgets for a broad range of development projects; evaluates feasibility analyses and monitors project progress and compliance issues.
  2. Manages multiple consultants within the development arena; identifies professional services and contractor needs; prepares, issues, and reviews completed requests for proposals; participates in the selection and negotiation of proposals and contracts; secures, procures, and oversees professional services contracts for professional services from land use planners, architects, engineers, and financial consultants.
  3. Under direction of HACC Executive Director, implements HACC's Ten Year Strategic Directive; analyzes policy objectives and plans for implementation; plans, coordinates and oversees funding initiatives related to the Directive, including the HUD and other financial products and grant applications; plans, organizes and coordinates development initiatives across HACC divisions; prepares staff reports and materials for BCC, and participates at BCC work sessions as needed.
  4. Hires and supervises professional and administrative support staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; plans, coordinates and conducts weekly staff and team meetings; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments.
  5. Participates as a member of HACC's management team; participates in department budgeting and long-range planning processes; prepares and oversees development budget; participates in policy and program decisions with other members of management team.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Thorough Knowledge of: Principles, methods, practices and procedures of city, County, regional, statewide and federal housing development; principles and practices of land use and design, land use planning and building development; environmental, social, economic, and legal issues related to planning and development; principles and practices of funding development; project management and evaluation practices; statistical methods and their application to housing development and redevelopment; principles of community organization and citizen involvement; public speaking techniques; basic mathematical skills and techniques of monitoring expenditures; English grammar and composition; basic principles and techniques of supervision.

Skill to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; manage multiple complex work plans; obtain cooperation from stakeholders in processes and activities related to project progress and completion; negotiate and monitor contracts and agreements; prepare and deliver comprehensive and persuasive oral presentations to public and private groups; manage comprehensive research studies; analyze and evaluate complex data and make recommendations; direct the preparation of maps, charts and other graphic materials which illustrate development or disposition activities; prepare clear and concise reports; interpret and apply appropriate laws, regulations, and codes; establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, county, and federal agencies, department staff and the public.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid driver's license. Incumbents must possess and maintain an acceptable driving record through the course of employment.

Successfully pass a background investigation including a criminal and back ground check.

MINIMUM RECRUITING STANDARDS

Any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills.