Interim Executive Director

Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County   Durango, CO   Temporary     Other
Posted on June 23, 2022

The Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County (RHA) is seeking a highly qualified and experienced professional with at least three years of experience in affordable housing programs and projects to serve as Interim Executive Director.  The Director shall be a temporary, full-time exempt employee of the RHA. The RHA will enter into an employment agreement with the Director, the initial term of the employment agreement shall be for 18 months.

The RHA has been in a state of dormancy for several years and is in the process of restoring itself to a fully functioning agency with the roles of sponsor, funder, and developer of affordable workforce housing. The Director is expected to support this effort and achieve the following objectives within the initial term of the employment agreement:
• Effectively managing the day-to-day operations and organizing monthly Board meetings with thoroughly developed and analyzed action items for consideration by the Board.
• Establishing working relationships with all of the member agencies and their respective elected bodies
• Establishing working relationships with the business communities, developers and home builders, non-profit housing organizations, and other interested groups and individuals
• Assisting the Board in formulating specific, achievable goals and objectives
• Developing strategies for securing long-term funding for the RHA, both operationally and for project funding and implementation
• Identifying and evaluating specific affordable housing project opportunities for the Board’s consideration
• Resident in La Plata County, a plus

The job description can be found at: www.swccog.org/documents/other/#jobs. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 15, 2022, or until filled.