The Deputy Executive Director position at the Biloxi Housing Authority (BHA) offers an opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day and long-term viability of this important agency. Over the past three years, BHA has transformed its public housing portfolio to the Rental Assistance Program (RAD), allowing the agency to be more flexible in its approach to affordable housing. BHA continues to bring an innovative and efficient approach to managing affordable housing in the Biloxi Community. The Authority plays a key role in managing affordable housing in the Biloxi community.
The Deputy Executive Director will support the Executive Director by providing leadership for all operations of the Authority and exercising overall responsibility for maintaining the high quality of housing and support services provided to the residents. The incumbent provides hands-on leadership to Authority program operations (including property management, Housing Choice Voucher, and resident services) and will lead all Authority operations in the absence of the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will demonstrate considerable independence, evaluative thinking, written and oral communication skills, and operational, leadership, and strategic planning skills.
Desired Education, Background & Competencies
Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field and at least five (5) years of experience, of which a minimum of three (3) years are senior administrative experience at a PHA Director level or Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field and at least seven (7) years of experience, of which a minimum of five (5) years are senior administrative experience at a Director level directly related to housing management, or other senior PHA administrative duties. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Compensation and Benefits
- Compensation is commensurate with experience
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health, life, vision, and dental insurance.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary history to Human Capital Initiatives by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include the job title “Deputy Executive Director” in the subject line of your email. Do not contact the BHA directly regarding this position.
It is the policy of the Biloxi Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3 – eligible individuals. The Biloxi Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.
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