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Deputy Director of Community Development

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ONLY COMPLETED STATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. DHCD does not accept “see resume” as a response to any question. Information submitted on the application is the primary source used for screening. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application from further consideration. Also, applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. DHCD is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard for race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities, if requested, during the application and/or interview process. If accommodations are needed with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 804-371-7004. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application. You will be required to respond to position specific questions at the end of this application.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Deputy Director of Community Development
Role Title Gen Admin Manager III - 19225
Job Open Date 12/21/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Negotiable up to $120,000
Agency Dept of Housing and Comm Dev (165)
Agency Website www.dhcd.virginia.gov
Location Richmond (City) - 760
Sublocation
Position Number 00234
Job Posting Number 1032749
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 07
Job Description

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to provide strategic management and leadership for the Division of Community Development and to advance the agency’s mission in the area of community development. The position emphasizes an outcome approach to management while achieving substantial program compliance with applicable state and federal requirements; provides program, policy and personnel oversight for all of the activities of the Community Development Division; advises the Director of community development program and policy issues; assists the Director in working with executive and legislative staff and policy makers to further the agency’s mission and to meet state and federal mandates. The position is responsible for ensuring that Division programs and services achieve targeted outcomes; directs functions within the Division to ensure compliance of programs with the Code of Virginia and federal and state policies and regulations; ensures that resources are efficiently managed, State and Departmental policies are being followed, and Division activities are being implemented in a timely manner. Through the Department’s strategic planning process, outcomes will be identified in advance of program implementation and agreed to by the Director and the Deputy Director of Community Development.

Minimum Qualifications

Skilled in strategic management. Ability to work within an outcome framework. Skilled in program and policy development, personnel management and overall financial and budget management. Considerable knowledge of community development, community revitalization, community economic development and/or low and moderate housing development. Working knowledge of state and federal programs designed to provide community development, community economic development and low and moderate housing development assistance. Ability to research and analyze complex community development issues and to develop and implement innovative policies and programs. Considerable knowledge of the legislative process. Ability to operate at a higher policy level with frequent interaction with senior state executive and legislative policy makers. Considerable knowledge of managing diverse and complex programs and budgets. Demonstrated ability to design and conduct public information sessions, training workshops, and conferences as well as make technical and complex presentations. Demonstrated ability and skill to negotiate sensitive issues, resolve problems, and effectively communicate both orally and in writing with all levels of government officials, client groups and the public. Strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge to work in a strong team environment. Considerable knowledge and ability in planning and directing the work of a diverse professional staff. Sufficient experience indicating possession of above knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer knowledge of state budget requirements. Advanced degree preferred in urban and regional planning, community or economic development, public administration, business administration or related field. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ONLY COMPLETED STATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

DHCD does not accept “see resume” as a response to any question. Information submitted on the application is the primary source used for screening. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application from further consideration. Also, applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

DHCD is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard for race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities, if requested, during the application and/or interview process.

If accommodations are needed with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 804-371-7004.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application. You will be required to respond to position specific questions at the end of this application.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 804-371-7080
Fax
Email
Address

600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your strategic management experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please describe your experience with state budget requirements.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please describe your experience working with community development, community revitalization, and community economic development.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Please describe your knowledge of state legislative processes.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter