The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is seeking an experienced administrator to aid the Executive Director in leading the Housing Authority. An exceptional public sector agency-level administrator with procurement, human resources, information technology, and risk management experience is ideal for this role. Desirable candidates will possess a number of traits and experience that will translate to greater success:
» The size and culture of the AHA allows for an agency that is more agile than most, requiring the executive team to move quickly – yet deliberately.
» The Deputy Executive Director – Administrative Services will be a hands-on, working position. The selected candidate will find an abundance of areas to make rewarding contributions as the Housing Authority moves to refine and optimize its operations.
» As the AHA continues to be innovative and adopt best practices, staff are faced with a tremendous amount of change. The Deputy Executive Director – Administrative Services will need effective change management skills and will need to work closely with HR on staff and supervisor development.
» The executive team at AHA is strong and skilled, requiring this position to be someone that is quick on his/her feet and decisive, yet with a good sense of humor and a collaborative approach.
» Experience with budgeting and employee relations in a government entity is key, as is a customer service orientation. Strong supervisory skills, with the ability to effectively manage individual contributors, are essential.
» Strong writing and presentation skills are crucial to ensure highly responsive and effective communications.