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Affordable Housing Policy & Operations Analyst (OPA3)

Company: Oregon Housing & Community Services
Location: Salem
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Initial Posting Date: 03/07/2023Application Deadline:03/24/2023Agency:Oregon Housing and Community ServicesSalary Range:$5,396 - $8,292Position Type:EmployeePosition Title:Affordable Housing Policy & Operations Analyst (OPA3)Job Description:Oregon Housing & Community ServicesAffordable Housing Policy & Operations Analyst[Operations & Policy Analyst 3]Hybrid or RemoteOregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is growing our programs and personnel by leaps and bounds! We are looking for an innovative, detail-oriented professional ready to engage leaders in developing integrated statewide policy that addresses poverty and provides opportunity for all Oregonians. If you are up for a challenge and ready to hit the ground running with a dynamic and supportive team, then you're exactly who we want and need! You don't want to miss this opportunity - apply today!OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSIONOHCS commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.Our Vision is that all Oregonians can pursue prosperity and live free from poverty.Our Mission is to provide stable and affordable housing and engage leaders to develop integrated statewide policy that addresses poverty and provides opportunity for Oregonians.Our Core Values: Collaboration - Compassion - Equity - Integrity - Leadership - Transparency.IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Working Condition: Hybrid or Remote > this position can be fully remote with some requirements for in-person meetings.
  • This is a permanent, full time, and SEIU represented position.
  • Per the SEIU CBA for OHCS represented positions, applicants who are current OHCS employees will be given full consideration and vetted through the recruitment process before utilizing the external applicant list.
  • This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.WHAT YOU WILL DOThe person in this position will conduct economic, technical, and policy analysis related to OHCS's Affordable Rental Housing funding strategies and priorities. They will participate in program development, planning; develop and implement operational controls and reporting that serve to increase efficiency, clarity, and alignment with diverse efforts. This position will also assist and/or lead new program implementation and one time program offerings.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA bachelor's degree in business or public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.ORAny combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.To request a copy of the position description, please contact: WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR (DESIRED ATTRIBUTES)The most competitive candidates will possess the following attributes, experience, and knowledge:
    • Awareness of issues surrounding race and social justice, including how they intersect with housing development in the past, present, and future.
    • Demonstrated ability to positively influence equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.
    • Experience in interpreting federal and/or state guidelines, laws, and rules and the ability to synthesize this information into policy and process.
    • Knowledge of affordable housing finance, affordable housing development, and/or compliance activities related to the management of affordable housing properties.
    • Experience developing, implementing, and/or running programs.
    • Experience planning or coordinating significant processes, programs, and/or outreach efforts.
    • Experience in researching and summarizing complex subject matters.
    • Ability to critically analyze, interpret, and explain technical data and reports.
    • Excellent Communication (verbal & written).
    • Ability to present program, policy, and technical information to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Ability to be proactive, adaptable, and socially collaborative.
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize assignments to meet critical deadlines.WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOUYou will become part of an innovative and strategic group of professionals and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package!
      • Salary Range: $5396.00 - $8292.00
      • A positive environment that offers opportunities for career growth and cross-training.
      • An agency that supports and encourages work/life balance and overall wellness.
      • including, employer-paid health insurance, vacation, and sick leave, eleven paid holidays, three paid personal days, flexible spending accounts, and an employer contribution retirement plan ().RECRUITMENT TIMELINE*These dates are approximate and may change. *
        • Recruitment Closes: Friday, 03/17/2023
        • Recruiter Screening for Minimum Qualifications: Ongoing
        • Hiring Manager Screening for Requested Skills: Ongoing
        • 1st Round of Interviews: Week of 03/20/2023
        • 2nd Round of Interviews: Week of 03/27/2023
        • Final Interview: Week of 04/03/2023 if needed.
        • Anticipated Start Date: Monday, April 17, 2023, or Monday, May 1, 2023APPLICATION GUIDANCE AND REQUIREMENTS
          • Current State of Oregon employees: Apply via your employee Workday account.
          • If you are not a current State of Oregon employee: view this .
          • Required: Attach your most up-to-date resume.
          • Required: Attach a cover letter that briefly describes a housing policy, program, or initiative you are particularly passionate about and why.
          • Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the requested prompt above will be graded as nonresponsive.If you have questions about the job announcement, or need an alternate format to apply, please contact the HR Solutions Inbox at: WHO WE AREOregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is Oregon's housing finance agency. We provide financial and program support to create and preserve opportunities for quality, affordable housing for Oregonians of lower and moderate income. Our vision is that all Oregonians can pursue prosperity and to live free from poverty. Across Oregon, housing has emerged as a paramount concern. The lack of available housing, high rents and high home prices are driving rapid increases in housing instability and homelessness. The data is clear: too many Oregonians are without a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home.OHCS is placing a greater emphasis on strategic planning and the way we invest our resources. Recently, we have restructured, refocused, and reimagined our agency. Our work has led to an increased emphasis on data, research, and customer service. We are carrying that effort forward with the . The plan articulates the extent of Oregon's housing problem and what we can do to address it. OHCS committed to the Housing Stability Council and our stakeholders that the plan will be responsive to the needs of the state.OHCS released its to update the agency's significant progress in meeting the goals outlined in the 2019 Statewide Housing Plan. We are now more than halfway into the five-year plan.To learn more about Oregon Housing and Community Services, visit our website: WANT TO KNOW MORE? LET US HELP YOU!
            • If you need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), have questions or need assistance with the application process, please send your request to: . Please be sure to include the job requisition number.
            • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect an additional 6.95%. Please review the page for more details.
            • Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
            • Finalists will be subject to a computerized criminal history check.Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.
            • Work Authorization: OHCS does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete I-9 documentation and confirm authorization to work in the United States. If your employment authorization and documentation is contingent on sponsorship now or in the future, you will not meet DAS employment eligibility standards.
            • Veteran's Preference: Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: . NOTE: If claiming veterans' preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your "My Applications" section.

Keywords: Oregon Housing & Community Services, Salem , Affordable Housing Policy & Operations Analyst (OPA3), Professions , Salem, Oregon

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