21 N Main St, PO Box 409
Randolph, VT 05060


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We're Hiring: Housing Specialist

The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC) seeks a motivated person to fulfill role of Housing Specialist. The ideal candidate will be reliable, detail-oriented, compassionate, and dedicated to community development. This role reports to the Executive Director and will oversee RACDC’s property and tenant management for all affordable housing sites. Desired skills include: Proficiency in Excel, Word, database management, customer service, professional and punctual communication, access to reliable transportation, familiarity with property construction and maintenance, and ability to lift 40 lbs. Understanding of affordable housing regulations is desired but not required. Must pass background check.  40 hours/week, hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Specific Responsibilities for this position at RACDC include, but are not limited to:

  • Program Management: Work collaboratively with Executive Director and affiliated staff to oversee affordable housing sites and programming facilitated by RACDC. Housing Specialist will independently coordinate tenant eligibility analysis, property maintenance including communication and scheduling with vendors (i.e. plumbing, electric, landscaping etc), respond to tenant concerns and questions, and act as RACDC housing liaison. The Housing Specialist will also work with accountant and Executive Director to track tenant rent payments. This role will primarily oversee RACDC’s property and tenant management for three affordable housing sites managed directly by RACDC, and in coordination with contract property managers at other sites.This role will require regular travel to local affordable housing sites as needed.  A key focus on compassionate customer service and confidentiality is paramount to this role.
  • Staff Support: Support program staff with project coordination, events, data entry, and mailings and communication as needed.
  • Desired skills and experience include:
    • Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years relevant work experience preferred
    • Excellent customer service
    • Understanding of affordable housing regulations and tenant rights desired, training will be provided for motivated individuals
    • High regard for confidentiality
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills 
    • Capacity for working independently or collaboratively with partners and stakeholders
    • General understanding of and interest in community and economic development in a unique rural community, and an ability to communicate and build excitement around our work
    • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, quality, confidentiality, and an effective customer service focus
    • Familiarity with databases
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed
    • Access to reliable transportation and able to pass background check

Benefits include paid holiday, sick and vacation time, contributions to eligible HSAs, and flexible schedule with proven performance. 

For more information, contact Executive Director, Julie Iffland, at 802-728-4305 x 1002 or send your resume and cover to personnel@racdc.com.  RACDC is an equal opportunity employer.

https://racdc.com/were-hiring-housing-specialist