Executive Director – Smethport, PA

The McKean County Redevelopment & Housing Authority (MCRHA), located in Smethport, PA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director provides leadership to approximately 30 staff in the management of 468 Housing Choice Vouchers, 416 units of public housing (200 of which are involved in a RAD transaction), 134 multi-family units, additional residential and commercial rental properties, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, HOME Program as well as multiple funding streams which support the newly created Housing & Homeless Services Department. This is an excellent opportunity to run a progressive agency that is well respected in the community.

The Executive Director, under the oversight of the Board of Commissioners, implements both the long-term visionary and short-term operational priorities of the agency. The Executive Director is responsible for overall agency performance as measured by HUD and other Federal, State and local governing entities. Experience and working knowledge of the administration of HUD housing programs, such as Low-Income Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, Capital Improvement Grants and Modernization and Development, CDBG, HOME and other state funding sources administered by the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) is preferred.

Candidates should have three years of professional administrative supervisory experience in the housing and/or community development field and a bachelor’s degree. The successful candidate must also be a resident of McKean County or willing to relocate. Questions can be directed to Dasha Halladay at 814-887-5563 ext. 112. Please send resume and letter of interest by September 30, 2017 in an envelope clearly marked “Executive Director Position” to:

McKean County Redevelopment & Housing Authority
Attn: Mr. Bob Douglas, Board Chairman
415 W. Main Street
Smethport, PA 16749

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