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Director of Modernization & Development

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Opelika Housing Authority is currently seeking highly motivated, experienced, and trustworthy candidates to fill the Full-time position of Director of Modernization & Development in the Opelika, AL area. Duties will include, but not be limited to: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Thorough knowledge of labor and materials costs related to construction and repair;
  2. Thorough knowledge of building codes, ordinances, regulations and standards governing construction and maintenance of residential housing;
  3. Thorough knowledge of federal and state public bid laws and Section 3 requirements;
  4. working knowledge of public housing development, modernization and maintenance programs desirable;
  5. Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of administration and management;
  6. Ability to plan, manage and direct multiple projects and initiatives;
  7. Ability to plan and supervise the work of professional and technical subordinates;
  8. Ability to prepare comprehensive and accurate reports and records;
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional and technical personnel, contractors, government and public officials, other employees and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in business or public administration, civil engineering or a related field and a minimum of five years' progressively responsible managerial and administrative experience in the housing development, construction, rehabilitation or maintenance industry; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

                Other:     Valid Driving License

                              Ability to be insured under the Authority's vehicle policy

                                Ability to be insured under the Authority's fidelity bond

To apply please visit our office, located at 1706 Toomer Street, Opelika, AL 36801 or complete an application on our employment page.