Final Filing Date: Applications must be submitted by November 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST
The Housing Authority is seeking an exceptional, team-oriented candidate to work as AHA’s first Risk Manager. This newly-created position will provide risk management procedures, policies and analysis to assist various Housing Authority projects and programs, and will have the opportunity to perform meaningful and impactful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation.
The Risk Manager will evaluate, manage, and mitigate agency risks across agency functions and departments including HR, legal, physical, property and residential real estate related, capital improvement and new construction projects related, and IT risks; and design systems to identify and address risks posed in or to the Agency, its employees and clients. The Risk Manager will also analyze programmatic practices and procedures; make recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; and conduct investigations, analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations. Please see the job description for additional information.
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, risk management, or a related field. A Master’s degree (or equivalent) is strongly preferred.
Plus four (4) years of professional risk management experience in a public agency, government or housing agency including one (1) year of supervisory experience. Housing related experience is strongly preferred.
Preferred but not required: Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or comparable certification.
Candidates must be able to design, implement and monitor an effective risk management and safety program; evaluate the program and provide comprehensive reports to management. Ideal candidates will possess strong technical skills including proficiency in common business software and top notch analytical, research and reporting, problem solving, project management, and writing and presentation skills.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license by time of appointment and ability to meet the driving record requirements for coverage under agency’s auto liability policy is required.
Proficiency in one of the Housing Authority’s LEP languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese or Tagalog) is preferred but not required.
About Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is proud of its mission and accomplishments. In partnership with the entire community, the Housing Authority advocates and provides quality, affordable safe housing, encourages self-sufficiency, and strengthens community inclusiveness and diversity in housing.