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Housing and Community Development Section Manager - Planning and Development


Listing Summary

The mission of Gwinnett County’s Department of Planning and Development is to plan, preserve, and build a healthy community through continuous engagement and superior customer care. The Department consists of the following divisions: Housing and Community Development, Code Enforcement, Administration, Planning, Development, and Building. 
The Housing and Community Development Section Manager is responsible for managing a team that administers funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and other sources. The position makes a positive impact on Gwinnett County by identifying, obtaining, and managing grant funds that support affordable housing, home ownership, small businesses, and other community needs.   This position reports directly to the Division Director.
Other essential duties include:

  • Promoting and maintaining the Gwinnett Standard of excellence
  • Providing leadership and support to assigned staff
  • Developing work plans and operational initiatives to advance strategic priorities and advance County housing and community development goals
  • Adhering to applicable grant program requirements, to include meeting deadlines and maintaining necessary documentation
  • Identifying and pursuing new funding opportunities
  • Keeping apprised of best practices and relevant federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and standards
  • Managing special projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience related to grants administration, housing, community development, or a related field
  • Two years of experience as a manager
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties listed above


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