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Executive Director

Decatur Housing Authority


The Decatur, Illinois, Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is seeking a dynamic and highly qualified individual to serve as its next Executive Director.  The Board seeks a leader and professional manager with a background in the public sector and experience with social services.  The position of Executive Director is a critical, visible position requiring strong management experience, exceptional leadership ability and a successful track record of working with state or local government organizations in affordable housing. The Housing Authority values its dedicated staff and almost seventy years of service to the citizens of Decatur.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a dedicated and extraordinary organization and be a respected resident of a dynamic community.   Decatur, Illinois, is located in the heart of Illinois and is the ideal hub from which to enjoy all of central Illinois – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield to the west; Illinois Amish Country to the east; dozens of other Abraham Lincoln historic sites within a 360-degree radius. Following the “Looking for Lincoln Heritage Trail”, the sites of the Lincoln Family's first Illinois home, Abraham Lincoln's first political speech, the site where Lincoln was nominated to run for President of the United States, the log courthouse where Abraham Lincoln tried several cases and other landmarks will be found in Decatur, Illinois.


Desired Education, Background & Competencies

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration and/or other degree programs reflecting missions and goals of the Authority. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a management position, with supervisory responsibilities, in business, public or social service administration. Knowledge of current public administration management methods, procedures, and functions; thorough knowledge of housing and community development programs and resources; knowledge of federal laws, regulations, and legislative processes pertaining affordable housing and community development programs; knowledge of the principals and practices of such areas such as personnel, finance, budgeting, planning, development and public relations; five (5) years professional level experience in an agency that administers housing and community development programs. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


Compensation and Benefits


  • Compensation is commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, life, and a retirement savings plan


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary history to Human Capital Initiatives by email: recruit@humancapitalinitiatives.com Please include the job title “ DHA Executive Director” in the subject line of your email.  Do not contact the DHA directly regarding this position.


It is the policy of the Decatur Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3 - eligible individuals. The Decatur Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.


For additional information, please visit: http://humancapitalinitiatives.com/news-and-opportunities/


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Executive Director
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Decatur, IL

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