The City of San Antonio (approx. pop. 1.5 million) is the second-largest city in the state of Texas, spanning more than 460 square miles. The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) has provided housing opportunities to residents for over 80 years and is among the largest housing authorities in the nation. Governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, SAHA is a nationally recognized leader in the development of innovative and accessible low-income housing, touching the lives of over 65,000 people in San Antonio. SAHA owns and manages approximately 6,300 public housing units at 70 properties and 8,000 mixed-income units at 40 properties through non-profit entities and partnerships. The Authority administers 14,000 Federal Housing Choice (Section 8) rental assistance vouchers. SAHA has over 500 FTEs, an annual operating budget of $203 million, and a current value of more than $500 million in assets and is a designated “Moving-to-Work” agency.
The President/CEO is appointed by and reports to the Board of Commissioners and is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and reviewing all the administrative activities and operations of SAHA; coordinating program services and activities among Housing Authority departments and with outside agencies; ensuring the financial integrity of the organization; representing the Authority’s interest to the general public, other agencies, levels of government, and other outside interests; and providing highly responsible and complex policy advice and administrative support to the SAHA Board of Commissioners. The position provides leadership in the development and implementation of the agency’s housing and community development goals, policies, and strategic initiatives, and has oversight of all SAHA staff including several officers which report directly to the President/CEO.
A Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business or Public Administration, Urban Studies, or a related field is required, plus at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the industry, with five (5) years at an executive level of administrative or operational oversight in housing and community development; a Master’s degree is preferred. Affordable housing finance and development experience, knowledge of public sector regulations and practices, and experience in the real estate and construction industry is a plus.
If interested in this outstanding opportunity, visit www.srnsearch.com to view a detailed brochure and to apply online. Position is open until filled.
The starting salary is open and dependent upon qualifications; SAHA offers an attractive benefits package.
Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch at email@example.com or 850.391.0000.
SAHA is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. Pursuant to Texas Open Records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.