Reporting to the Homeless Services Officer, this position will manage daily administrative operations of the Homeless Services Division. This position is located at the Long Beach Multi-Service Center, located at 1301 W 12th St, Long Beach, CA 90813.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises administrative staff in the Homeless Services Division;
Oversees the development, implementation, and adherence to the administrative policies and procedures for grant-funded programs;
Assists with the coordination of homeless services with local and regional Continuum of Care partners;
Ensures administrative deliverables are met for grant-funded programs;
Coordinates and submits Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant applications;
Creates Requests for Proposals for the Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant;
Creates reports for the Continuum of Care Board and Homeless Services Advisory Committee;
Monitors the Coordinated Entry System to ensure compliance with the Continuum of Care goals and objectives;
Monitors the Continuum of Care Grant, Unified Funding Agency Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, Measure H and state funding grants;
Conducts oversight and financial management of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS);
Assists with the financial and programmatic oversight of grants;
Attends various meetings with City staff, agency partners, and community stakeholders; and,
Performs other related duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field (proof required*). Professional experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position beyond the minimum requirement outlined below may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. AND
Three years of professional experience coordinating grant programs, projects, and services (Master’s or professional-level degrees in Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience (proof required*)). AND
A valid motor vehicle operator's license. A current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection. Selected candidate will be required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within six months of employment, if license is out of state.
*Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant’s name or other identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferred date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from college or university from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
Grant and/or contract management experience.
Budget management/oversight experience.
Experience supervising staff members.
Experience with the administration of social services.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Proficiency with computers, including internet, email, and office productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office).
This recruitment will close on Monday, January 25, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time). Interested candidates must submit a completed application, including a cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver license information, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered.
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.