HCV Program Manager – Newberry, SC

This position is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations and performance of the Newberry Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Department, performing all phases of SEMAP, and overseeing the financial aspects of Newberry Housing Voucher Programs (239 Vouchers and 40 Mainstream).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The listed role involves overseeing various tasks, and the following duties provide an overview of the position’s general nature and scope. Additional responsibilities, duties, and skills may be assigned as necessary. 

  • Supervise staff, including task assignment, planning, and performance reviews. Evaluate work performance, maintain team cohesion, and address employee issues. Coordinate activities, enforce standards, allocate personnel, select and train new employees, and implement discipline when necessary. 
  • Direct all operations within the Housing Choice Voucher Department. Establish, communicate, monitor, and evaluate department goals and initiatives. Implement and maintain monitoring and reporting systems to ensure the quality and timeliness of department and program work. 
  • Ensure effective communication with participant families, owners/agents, neighborhood groups, housing advocates, and service providers. 
  • Monitor and analyze Housing Assistance Payments (“HAP”), voucher issuance, and participant attrition to ensure proper utilization of Housing Choice Vouchers, including special purpose vouchers. 
  • Oversee the inspection function, ensuring adherence to housing quality standards for all programs. 
  • Evaluate applicant and participant access barriers, revise policies, and implement practices to reduce and eliminate barriers. 
  • Review program policies in alignment with changing regulations, laws, and viewpoints. Develop and implement HCV policies and procedures, including the Administrative Plan. 
  • Manage a comprehensive quality control program, identify compliance risk areas, and oversee risk audits. Present solutions for managing and mitigating risk. 
  • Prepare applications and supporting data to secure additional funding and programs from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 
  • Forecast funds needed for program administration and implement cost-saving strategies as required. 
  • Ensure HUD performance standards and reporting requirements are maintained at a high level. Conduct reviews and audits to assure adherence to policies, procedures, and regulations. 
  • Monitor HCV program performance and policy adherence, providing training and development to personnel. Stay updated on proposed changes in policies, procedures, guidelines, and best practices in personnel development. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess the required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate the essential functions of the Section 8 programs.

Demonstrated Knowledge

  • Section 8 Program Operations and Federal Regulations Applicable to Section 8 Programs.
  • SEMAP Indicators
  • VMS Requirements
  • HAP Payment Processing/Reporting

Please submit your resume to:

Newberry Housing Authority
Jessica Holcomb, Executive Director
Email Jessica
3589 Grant Ave, Newberry, SC 29108

Updated: January 11, 2024 — 4:20 pm