Housing Development Coordinator

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full time Government

Job Description

Health System Division’s Social Determinants of Health program is seeking a program analyst to initiate, oversee, and coordinate housing development initiatives. The employee will be responsible for leading housing development efforts to address homelessness, create new housing, and preserve existing residential resources for persons with serious mental illness or addiction disorders. The employee will work to lead housing development, including conceptual planning, preparing budgets, and collaboration with multiple government and private agencies. Click Here to view a Dashboard of our current recruitments.

  • Are you passionate about helping our community struggling with finding permanent housing?
  • Do you have housing development experience or expertise in reviewing construction/renovation documents?
  • Do you have experience developing strategies to access funding to finance projects? 

If this intrigues you, apply now!


What you will do!
The Housing Development Coordinator is responsible for leading housing development efforts to address homelessness, create new housing, and preserve existing residential resources for persons with serious mental illness and addiction disorders. This position manages the various contractual arrangements to implement resultant projects. Position scope includes (1) the coordination and ongoing oversight of HSD housing development initiatives for people with mental health and addiction disorders; (2) serving as program contact for housing development awards; (3) representing HSD and providing leadership on behalf of the department on supportive and affordable housing for OHA clients. Work involves a significant amount of negotiation, coordination, and technical assistance activity with a variety of federal, state, county and local partners, their constituencies and community-based mental health treatment programs in order to accomplish the development of residential programs. This position develops strategies to access funding from a variety of sources to finance housing projects and related operating subsidies and identifies new ways to respond to the housing needs of target populations. This position is also responsible for assisting housing development activities to implement ORS 426.502 through 426.508 pertaining to housing for people with mental illness at the former Dammasch State Hospital campus and the Community Mental Health Housing Fund established with the proceeds from the property sale. Development and dissemination of informational materials both within HSD and throughout the state is required.

What's in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans



  • Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven (7) years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.
    • For example: A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; AND four years of experience coordinating or administering a program
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record, or ability to provide an acceptable alternative method of transportation.
  • Demonstrated advance Microsoft Excel skillset.
  • Housing development experience; expertise in reviewing construction/renovation documents and providing technical assistance, expertise in negotiating with contractors, architects and local jurisdictions regarding construction/renovation project, organizational and time management skills commensurate with the detailed and complex development process.  


How to apply:

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-100526

Application Deadline: 06/26/2022


$4,993 - $7,664