Executive Director

Housing Authority of the Town of West New York   West New York, NJ   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on October 4, 2021

Executive Director

The Housing Authority of the Town of West New York (WNYHA) is currently seeking an Executive Director. The person will be responsible for directing the WNYHA which has 714 units of housing under the RAD program (434 units of senior housing and 281 family housing). Additionally has 420 units of Section 8 and 213 units developed under the Tax Credit program.

Applicants must have at least (5) five years’ experienced in public administration, public finance, property management or similar professional employment. Master's Degree can be substituted for (2) two years’ experience.

Candidate must wither possess of within one year obtain PHM Certification or equivalent, must have excellent communication skills and proven leadership ability.

The ideal candidate must have outstanding interpersonal skills and a strong financial management background. Other requirements include strong supervisory experience, a proven ability to work cooperatively with a board and with neighborhood groups. Must have thorough knowledge of HUD rules, regulations and guidelines. Must meet the Department of Community Affairs requirements under (NJAC 5:44-3.1). Must have a (4) four-year degree in accounting, finance, economics, public administration or related field. CPA or master's degree preferred.

Salary negotiable.