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The Athens Housing Authority is currently seeking candidates for the CEO/Executive Director position. 
Details about the position can be found in this link.
Position Summary:
  • The CEO/Executive Director provides leadership and strategic direction for a large and complex affordable housing developer and asset/property management entity with a wide portfolio of HUD programs as well as extensive non-HUD regulated assets. The FY23 LIPH operating budget is $11.9M, the 2022 capital fund grant is $3.4M, and non-federal operating budget is $1.3M. The Athens HA is a partner in a mixed finance redevelopment project in north downtown Athens with a total, multi-phase budget of $300M. The scope of strategic and operational leadership and direction covers property management and maintenance, financial and asset management, property acquisition and development, repair and weatherization programs, resource conservation, resident and community services, tax-exempt bond financing, and program research and evaluation. Responsibilities include development of strategic objectives, goals, and policies under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, short- and long-term financial planning, and the successful execution of day-to-day operations. Organizational supervision is exercised over all personnel within the organization using a consistent, clear, highly collaborative, and supportive communication style.
  • The CEO/Executive Director must work strategically and diplomatically with a wide variety of public officials and governmental entities, nonprofits, large employers, private developers, professional associations, and advocacy organizations in a collaborative and persuasive manner. The CEO/Executive Director must have a strong grounding in housing development and operations and be knowledgeable about federal, state, and local affordable housing programs, particularly programs that can be used to expand or sustain Athens HA’s housing inventory. The CEO/Executive Director must have an understanding of housing trends and the social, economic, health and support needs of low-income housing populations and their communities. It is essential that the CEO/Executive Director also have a clear understanding of the history of housing discrimination, displacement, and racial disparities in access to housing and public services.
If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please submit a detailed resume immediately to:
Kimberly Sallie
Phone: (813) 986-4441 ext. 7131 | Fax: (813) 986-4775