Administrative Program Specialist
Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
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Post Date: Oct 13, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $74,027.20 - $91,520.00
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
Job Reference: 20-60
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***Position is open until filled***
Under general direction this position is responsible to plan, organize, coordinate, implement and evaluate one or more assigned functions or program areas such as digital inclusion & literacy, child care, youth development, fund raising and sponsor identification, community and cultural arts, recreational services, family and senior services, or other assigned functions; conducts administrative studies and analysis to solve problems of budget, organization, program, procedure, employee utilization, capital projects or equipment; service coordination, develops and recommends program guidelines, standards, procedures, policies and protocols; develops schedules, priorities, reports and standards for achieving program goals.

This position will oversee the utilization and programming of the Housing Authority’s Computer Labs and other public spaces to be centers for learning, engagement, wellness and positive activity; develop and implement best practice programmatic and capital investments to improve functionality and outcomes; seek out and nurture partnerships with other organizations to leverage resources and bring consistent, meaningful programs and opportunities to residents of public and affordable housing. This position will participate in a team focused on people-based strategies to impact the economic, health and educational trajectories of Housing Authority residents.

Meets and contacts a wide variety of community partners promoting and implementing programs for Housing Authority clients. Must also assist the staff of Housing Authority in establishing and maintaining program services. Acts as a liaison for the Housing Authority; meets with representatives of various agencies, community groups, and service providers in coordinating services provided to Housing Authority clients, confers with staff on program problems and resolves issues and problems; prepares and reviews reports on the effectiveness of program activities and prepares executive briefings, special and annual reports. Prepares program budget requests; develops Request for Proposals (RFP)/scope of work for procurement of client services; administers contracts with outside service providers; prepare and administer grant proposals. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals, community groups, service providers, sponsors, and agencies; conduct and attend meetings to provide information, enlist support, resolve issues, and plan/coordinate activities. Participate with a variety of Housing Authority committees, study groups, and task forces; attend a variety of meetings including staff and departmental meetings. Participates in collaborative meetings and acts as a liaison to communicate with partners and HACLA. Prepare and make oral and written presentations before Board of Commissioners, committees, community groups, professional groups and other agency bodies to coordinate, improve, and stimulate interest in the program and to secure financial support. May supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; prepare and/or oversee the preparation of training, operational manuals, educational materials and information of assigned program areas; also be able to perform related duties as required.

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Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, social work or a closely related field, and three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in a professional program administration experience including at least one year in field of assignment.

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