Director of Permanent Housing Assistance Programs – Jenesse Center – Los Angeles

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for overseeing Jenesse’s Permanent Housing Assistance Programs. The Manager of Permanent Housing Assistance Programs will focus on building a network of housing and supportive services providers who will assist Jenesse program participants in moving into safe, affordable and sustainable permanent housing. This position is the point of contact for permanent housing issues and advocacy by working with landlords, housing providers and community partners. This position is also responsible for participating on community and stakeholder meetings, and monitoring trends related to accessible, integrated and affordable housing. This position is responsible for helping to ensure program participants grow their skills and develop the tools needed for successful placement into and maintenance of permanent housing. This position report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise a staff of Housing Navigators and Housing Case Managers to ensure compliance to funding requirements;
Sets and maintains the budgets and policies for the operating of the department;
Hires and trains staff;
Ensures the accuracy of all backup paperwork before it is submitted for payment;
Develop and provide reports on documentation needed to secure/maintain funding or grants
Ensures compliance to funding requirement and that all program deadlines are met;
Ensure that information and knowledge assets are identified and shared across the agency to build capacity, support effective use of resources, increase information flow, and inform departments’ programming efforts.
Lead advocacy efforts to increase housing opportunities for program participants by developing relationships with housing providers
Manage special projects requiring research, data collection, analysis, implementation, and reporting.
Develop and assist with presentations, narrative and technical reports and summary findings for the agency.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must support Jenesse’s mission and philosophy. Must have good communication skills. Ability to function within a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic crisis center setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team; be a creative problem-solver knowledgeable on the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. Must be able to manage time effectively; work within deadlines and in high-pressure situations. Knowledge of budgeting, grant proposals, purchasing and administrative procedures are preferred.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or equal work experience and at
least five years’ experience in a managerial position.

Benefits
Medical
Dental
Vision
Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance
401K (Employer Match, 5%
11 Paid Holidays
Vacation Time
Sick Time

How to Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to dderden@jenesse.org

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