The Morgan County Housing Authority (MCHA), Illinois is seeking a highly qualified and experienced applicant for the position of Executive Director. MCHA administers approximately 408 public housing units for families, single occupant households and senior citizens and administers approximately 180 rental vouchers through the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program. Employees and staff also oversee a non-for-profit Morgan County Civic Services and three tax credit prope1ties: The Downtown Commons; Gilmore Estates; and Prairie Estates. MCHA is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners and employs 20 staff.
The ideal candidate for this agency will be a strategic, collaborative and innovative leader, able to plan, direct, manage and oversee all staff activities and strategic operations of the agency and its related affiliate. The candidate should have progressive management experience in public and affordable housing and a strong understanding of finance, human resources, community development, public administration or a closely-related field. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or work experience is required. Computer proficiency is also required. Excellent communication and interpretation skills are necessary to build positive business relationships, a team-oriented working environment, and ensure that Board adopted strategies and goals are met. Must also establish and maintain strong relationships with community stakeholders and local municipal leaders. The successful applicant must be bondable, pass a criminal history background and a drug/alcohol test. Salary is commensurate with experience and education, and will include a full range of benefits, including retirement, health care, paid vacation and sick leave. Submit a cover letter and resume to: Executive Director Search, c/o Eric Hanson, 822 Infantry Drive, Suite 100, Joliet, IL 60435 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until a candidate is selected.
The Morgan County Housing Authority, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).