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Coordinator of Program Compliance

Location: Springfield, MA

Department: Rental Assistance Offcie (Section 8)

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

For over 60 years, the Springfield Housing Authority has provided safe, affordable, quality housing that is vital to the health of our community. The Springfield Housing Authority offers residents far more than homes in which to live, such as opportunities to attain self-sufficiency. Resources are available to residents so that they may learn new skills, restart their education, find jobs and even get started on the path to homeownership. Today, many talented, vibrant people are hard at work to address the growing needs of our residents and make the Springfield Housing Authority a high performing agency that does a superior job.

Coordinator of Program Compliance:

  1. Conduct internal audits of a sample of Section 8 files to ensure compliance.
  2. Design and deliver monthly training programs that serve to correct deficiencies noted in audits.
  3. Conduct training for new staff.
  4. Review data for all Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) in collaboration with Information technology staff.
  5. Keep abreast of changes to regulations.
  6. Disseminates information about regulatory or policies changes to staff.

High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.  Ability to apply complex HUD and DHCD regulations to participant files.  Position requires demonstrated ability to accurately apply basic mathematical skills used in the calculation of tenant portion or rent and payments to landlords, including addition, subtraction and multiplication.  Minimum of two years of experience with the Section 8 program regulations required.  Possession of a Housing Choice Voucher Program Specialist certification is helpful.   Applicants must also possess the ability to exercise sound judgment, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently in a diverse environment.  Any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and experience which, in the sole determination of the SHA, provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient.

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