Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 03-Oct-2017 to 27-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, 401(k), vacation, sick leave


 JOB TITLE: PROGRAM SPECIALIST

 

WORK SITE: Meskwaki Housing Authority Office

 

STATUS: FULL-TIME; NON-EXEMPT

 

BENEFITS: HEALTH, DENTAL, 401(K), VACATION & SICK LEAVE

 

SUMMARY:

 

Assist with low rent, rental, to fulfill the needs of the Sac & Fox clients. Counsel and assist clients with the understanding of the policies and procedures.

The successful candidate can expect out-of-town travel for training several times per year.

Must have good attention to detail and pride in your work. Must enjoy a challenge; possess an excellent sense of humor and well-developed stress management techniques.

Must have experience in working with diverse groups of individuals, especially those at low and very low income levels.

Must possess a working knowledge of HUD rental and housing programs.

Must understand Federal Statutes and regulations that govern HUD/Housing Authority programs.

 

 

 

  1. Send out notices for income verification and any other update forms as needed.
  2. Set up all applications into client files and enter information into the Housing Data System (HDS).
  3. On a daily basis update and maintain active/inactive files and enter new information into the HDS.
  4. Compose and process routine correspondence.
  5. Copy and file correspondence and other records.
  6. Disseminate any correspondence necessary for updating and/or completing files.
  7. Provide program assistance and policy guidance for Sac & fox Housing Authority clients.
  8. Assist in the review and processing of Rental applications.
  9. Assist in the compilation of documents for policy violations.
  10. Assists with Preparation of all lease agreements.
  11. Assists with Inspections and work orders.
  12. Inputs work orders into the HDS and client files.
  13. Have knowledge and understanding of rental agreement and assist clients with this process.
  14. Assure that appropriate entries are made in all resident, client or property records and files and that files are in order and easily useable.
  15. Assure that confidentiality is maintained and that files are secured.
  16. Maintains confidentiality on all matters of the Sac & Fox Housing Authority.
  17. Serves as a back-up to the Receptionist position.
  18. Develop and maintain an operational budget in accordance with the annual Indian Housing Block Grant.
  19. Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  2. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  3. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

 

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two years progressively responsible related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

 

1.Ability to read and understand correspondence, governmental regulations, documents and related material, ordinances, resolutions, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 

  1. Ability to write routine reports, business correspondence, and draft procedure manuals.

 

  1. Ability to present information, and respond to questions from clients, customers, and the general public.

 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage. Experience with and/or knowledge of accounting principles, practices or accounting software highly desirable.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

 

Intermediate skills and abilities, including working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office (or other major suite software applications); Ability to install/uninstall software and files; save and back-up files to storage media; defragmenting, compressing hard drives and deleting old files; format documents; design and format spreadsheets, including creating formulas; ability to operate mouse and keyboard with high accuracy and moderate or better speed; operation of color printer; knowledge of computer safety and minor troubleshooting; ability to read and interpret software manuals and technical support.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to interpret and carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form; Ability to solve practical problems and to deal with problems involving several variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

 

Potential applicant should provide documentation of any certificates, licenses, or registrations related to the job description and responsibilities.

 

 

IN THE EVENT OF EQUALLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL BE APPLIED. THE SAC & FOX TRIBE HOUSING AUTHORITY IS A DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE. DRUG SCREENING WITH A NEGATIVE RESULT MAY BE REQUIRED BEFORE BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT. MUST HAVE A VALID IOWA DRIVER'S LICENSE AND BE INSURABLE ON COMPANY INSURANCE.

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