: Euclid Technology Chief Development Officer

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Position Summary

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) reports directly to the Executive Director and is one of nine (9) individuals on the Executive Committee. In addition to the Executive Director and the CDO, the Executive Committee is comprised of a Chief Community Affairs Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, and Director of Asset Management. A seven (7) member Board of Directors governs the Executive Committee and meets with the team monthly on divisional updates.

The CDO is responsible for ensuring the Modernization and Development Department prepares any resolutions needed for Board review and approval. The CDO plans, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the Development & Modernization Department as well as oversees the long-term strategic planning of the Authority. The CDO coordinates Moving-to-Work plans and activities, promotes private/public sector relationships that enhance the Authorities goals and objectives, and promotes economic development activities.

All activities must support the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (“HACP” or “Authority”) mission, strategic goals and objectives.

Department Structure

  • The Modernization and Development Department is responsible for developing plans, identifying resources, and implementing capital improvements, as well as managing public and/or private partnership opportunities to ensure the value, effective use and proper management of our real estate assets. This department manages the major rehabilitation of infrastructures and facilities, demolition and site development, as well as non-routine repairs and upgrades of HACP buildings and property.
  • The Modernization and Development Department is structured into two (2) functions within Development and Modernization. Reporting directly to the Chief Development Officer is the Director of Development and the Director of Modernization, a Senior Compliance Manager, and an Administrative Coordinator. These are full-time, permanent, positions. With the exception of the Administrative Coordinator, these are exempt roles. The Senior Compliance Manager oversees a full-time, permanent, non-exempt, Compliance Specialist. Compliance manages the Davis Bacon reporting requirements.
  • The Modernization division is comprised of eight (8) full-time, permanent positions; four (4) exempt Modernization Project Managers, one (1) exempt Senior Manager of Construction, two (2) exempt Construction Managers, and one (1) non-exempt Administrative Assistant who provides direct support to the Director of Modernization.
  • The Development division is comprised of nine (9) full-time, permanent, positions; three (3) exempt Senior Development Managers, three (3) exempt Development Managers, two (2) exempt Assistant Development Managers; and one (1) non-exempt Administrative Assistant who provides direct support to the Director of Development.
  • The department is responsible for managing an annual operating budget of approximately three million dollars ($3,000,000) excluding funding for projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.

  • Manages the work of staff including: assigning, planning, and reviewing work, evaluating work performance and completing performance evaluations, coordinating activities, maintaining standards, allocating personnel, selecting new employees, training, acting on employee problems, and recommending and implementing discipline.
  • Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures, performance objectives and standards, and reporting systems in conjunction with other departments of the Authority and with regulatory and funding agencies.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates the Development & Modernization department, Moving-to-Work Program, private/public sector partnerships, and economic development programs; deploys plans to most efficiently deliver services.
  • Directs, oversees, and participates in the development of department work plans.
  • Develops and monitors operating and capital improvement budgets working with the CFO and the Executive Director.
  • Develops and recommends new approaches to service delivery within the areas of responsibility and assures coordination and communication Authority-wide.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships and regularly consults with tenant/resident organizations in a manner which demonstrates an understanding of, and respect for, diverse incomes and cultural backgrounds.
  • Serves as policy and program advisor to the Executive Director regarding development activities, strategic planning, and other Authority-wide complex issues; delivers verbal presentations and written reports and prepares resolutions in area off responsibility for Executive Director’s review and approval and presentation to HACP’s Board of Directors.
  • Reviews ACCs and update records for new and renewal funding related to area of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, or other related field and a minimum of 7 years’ experience in neighborhood and community development activities, with 3 years in a senior level administrative capacity.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and be insurable under the Authority’s plan.
  • Must be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh.
Job ID
Job Title
Chief Development Officer
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Salary Range
no minimum salary specified - no maximum salary specified
Job Major Category
Job Posting
Job Location
Pittsburgh, PA

Contact Information

Kimberly Sallie
Phone Number
(813) 986-4441
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