Housing Consumer Education Manager
The Housing Consumer Education Manager is responsible for the development of ongoing community outreach programs and communication. This includes program participants, landlords, businesses, banks, service organizations and coalitions within the Plymouth and Bristol county service areas.
Job Requirements & Skills:
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Research the needs of the residents of these communities. Once needs are established, the Manager shall develop training materials, conduct appropriate workshops through the service area.
Establish curriculums in the areas of housing search strategies, landlord training, financial literacy and first time homebuyer workshops.
Investigate new avenues of funding and growth as well as keep abreast of the program regulations, changes and grant renewals.
Act as liaison with the local media and businesses. In the capacity, the Manager shall make contact with local media: find new ways of obtaining media coverage and developing a relationship with local businesses.
Perform other tasks as necessary to facilitate the smooth function of the Housing Consumer Education Center.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
Familiarity with MS Office and demonstrated skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work as a team player as well as independently
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills including public speaking
Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree; 2-3 years’ experience in training or marketing; or equivalent combination of education and experience
HUD Certified Counselor preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and move without restriction. The employee is often required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.