Park City, Utah, is excited to expand their growing Housing Department to include a new Housing Director. The Director will lead an experienced team of three housing professionals, and work closely with the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, Finance, and Real Estate and Property divisions. The seasoned housing professional will guide the City’s extensive housing program while bringing additional expertise around State and Federal regulations, grant opportunities, and public-private-partnerships to create a new pipeline of affordable community housing development.
Park City lies only thirty miles from Salt Lake City, framed by the Wasatch Range and home to 8,500 full-time residents. Park City is the largest community in Summit County, which is home to 45,000 residents. With two world-class ski resorts, Deer Valley and Park City Mountain, Park City draws over 5 million visitors from across the globe each year. In addition, Park City hosts a wide range of cultural and sporting events, is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, and offers a multitude of live music to local restaurants.
The first Housing Director will be responsible for the overall administration and implementation of programs, initiatives, and strategic partnerships to develop additional community housing. The position reports to the Deputy City Manager and the City Council serves as the Housing Authority.
The Housing Director will manage daily operations of affordable housing ownership, rental, and development in partnership with non-profit organizations and for-profit developers, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal policies and regulations; organize and lead strategic housing initiatives; assess the strategic and fiscal aspects of community housing; and negotiate contracts, leases, procurement, and public-private-partnership to create additional affordable housing development.
The ideal candidate will be a passionate and innovative leader devoted to a complex system of regulations understandable and accessible to the residents and workforce of Park City; a savvy communicator with a passion and character to advocate for employees in the community; and capable of brokering partnerships to increase the supply of workforce housing opportunities;
Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will qualify. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, housing administration, community development, or closely related field.
A minimum of six years of experience in housing, community development, and/or planning;
At least five years of progressive housing planning, finance, and/or development experience; and
At least five years of supervisory experience across all years of job-related experience.
Education: Master’s degree in planning, public administration, housing administration, community development, or closely related field.
At least 7-10 years of leadership experience, preferably in housing, community development, and/or planning;
Demonstrated high-level experience in affordable housing design, development, financing, and construction; and
Extensive experience in property management, real estate development, and managing affordable housing development.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range is $120,000 to $148,000 with placement dependent upon qualifications. In addition, an excellent executive benefit package is provided, and a flexible work schedule is available.
Interested candidates are encouraged to review the recruitment brochure by clicking on the .pdf link on this page for detailed benefit information.
Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Julie Baca or Greg Nelson at (916) 550-4100.
Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, by submitting a comprehensive résumé and compelling cover letter below, as this recruitment will close once a sufficiently strong candidate pool is established.
This recruitment incorporates existing rules and regulations that govern public sector recruitments in the State of Utah. In accordance with public disclosure/open record laws, information submitted for consideration may be made available to the public upon request by interested parties.
Park City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.