Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing Director Office of Public Housing in Kansas City, Kansas
Summary This position is located at Department of Housing and Urban Development, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under announcement 21-HUD-1155. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply. Responsibilities As a/an Director Office of Public Housing, you will: Directs a supervisory staff who manages professional, technical and clerical staff that provides services for their assigned key public housing functional areas. The staff provides performance oversight, compliance assurance, technical assistance, coordination, and program implementation for Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) under the jurisdiction of the office. Maintains contacts with PHA directors; local, State and Federal government officials; resident groups; private sector executives; and, associations to improve PHA performance and resolve sensitive and controversial issues. Assesses PHAs' performance, concerns, broad trends, and technical assistance needs through a risk assessment process. Develops a plan to target assistance to appropriate PHAs, address compliance and audit issues, implement the Department's Management Plan and meet the performance standards established through the Government Performance and Results Act. Formulates and ensures policy implementation and provides constructive feedback to Headquarters, and takes and/or recommends action on special initiatives. Coordinates PH activities with other Field Office program directors and remote management center staff. Communicates, coordinates, and cooperates with the Secretary's Representative, Coordinator, and other program managers on Public Housing and Section 8 programs, policy and technical issues. Requirements Conditions of Employment The official duty station for this position will be in Kansas City, Kansas. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal. Key Requirements: Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Specialized Experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes: Managing or leading a team working in affordable housing programs; AND Providing technical and administrative support to subordinate employees; AND Communication with Government officials advocating for an office or agency mission. Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume. Education Additional Information OTHER INFORMATION: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Recruitment incentive may be offered. This is a non-bargaining unit position. This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: A one year probationary period may be required. A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required. Must successfully complete a background investigation. Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics.