Project Manager – Keys to Home

DESC

Job Title: Project Manager – Keys to Home
Days Off: Saturday & Sunday
Pay Range: $74,686 – $84,500 annually
Insurance Benefits: Medical (no premiums/payroll deductions for employee coverage), Dental, Life, Long-term Disability
Other Benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), ORCA card subsidy, Paid Time Off (34 days per year), Retirement Plan
Location: Downtown/Pioneer Square
Shift: Office Day
In conjunction with the Housing Program Manager, the Housing Program Leadership Team and Director of Housing Programs, the Project Manager coordinates all operations and management of the Keys to Home Supportive Housing (PSH) Project, a 175 unit supportive housing project for chronically homeless disabled adults, with a focus on long term shelter stayers. The project promotes consumer choice in housing primarily within the private rental market. It incorporates a housing-first approach, individualized, person-centered housing plans guide service delivery. This position is responsible for supervising a team of 14, including 4 direct reports and 10 indirect reports.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Oversee all operations of the Keys to Home Project in accordance with all management and service plans, DESC operating policies and procedures, and in conjunction with the Housing Program Manager.
• Manage all project operations in a fashion that is compliant with all project contracts.
• Orient, schedule, supervise and evaluate all project staff. Directly supervise Clinical Support Specialist Supervisors and Housing Specialists; indirectly supervise all other project staff. Facilitate staff meetings.
• Work closely with all project partners including rental assistance provider to ensure contract compliance, and seamless enrollment, leasing and service delivery to clients.
• Work with internal DESC programs including shelter, clinical and IS teams to identify priority clients and coordinate outreach for housing placement.
• Develop and maintain effective liaison with DESC clinical programs and outside service providers.
• In conjunction with DESC clinical supervisors and managers coordinate program integration for service delivery in housing project.
• Work closely with DESC supported employment program managers and supervisors to integrate employment services into project.
• Oversee research and identification of affordable and suitable housing options for single adults.
• Oversee and perform negotiation with property owners to participate in the program.
• Manage resident selection process in collaboration with other DESC programs and community partners.
• Work collaboratively as part of Housing Management Team, for productivity, contract compliance and overall best practices.
• Work in partnership with landlords to sustain housing and manage problems that arise. Assist, clients directly and indirectly to comply with lease agreements.
• Respond to emergencies and intervene in crises as necessary.
• Oversee client move-in and orientation processes.
• Respond to complaints from residents, participating property owners, or others.
• Coordinate data collection process in accordance with project compliance and evaluation activities.
• Report extraordinary occurrences to Housing Program Manager.
• Participate in Housing Program On-call supervisor rotation as assigned.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• MSW or related degree (such as MA Clinical psychology). BA in social or behavioral science and substantial relevant employment experience may substitute for degree requirement.
• Three years clinical service experience required.
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff from various backgrounds and disciplines.
• Ability to work effectively with clients displaying a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behavior.
• Commitment to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across agency programs and of consideration and respect for clients.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Supervisory and program management experience highly preferred.
• One-year property management experience desired.
• Bilingual English/Spanish desired.
• Experience in supportive housing first models desired.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required sit for long periods of time, communicate with other persons by talking and hearing, required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds and to operate computer hardware systems. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

• MSW or related degree (such as MA Clinical psychology). BA in social or behavioral science and substantial relevant employment experience may substitute for degree requirement.
• Three years clinical service experience required.
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff from various backgrounds and disciplines.
• Ability to work effectively with clients displaying a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behavior.
• Commitment to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across agency programs and of consideration and respect for clients.

 

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