Current Administrative Job Openings

Accounting Manager

Expected Hiring Range: $57,603 – $66,058  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs and supervises accounting and auditing duties including budgeting, account analysis and reconciliations, preparing financial statements including upper level financial reports and notes, and writing reports.  Performs accounting and financial analysis for both capital grants and redevelopments.  Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply accounting theories and principles.  Ability to analyze and interpret complex GASB standards and regulations.  Capable of conveying complex financial issues in a clear, concise manner.  Excellent understanding of a variety of complex financial arrangements.  Able to manage and supervise accounting personnel, implement and manage systems of internal controls.             

Requires high level of professionalism.  Has strong communication skills, attention to detail, initiative, and intuitive ability.  Individual should be highly self-motivated and exercise independent judgement. Advanced proficiency with computer applications including Excel and MS Word.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Typing or word processing (wmp), Word, Excel other certifications/license

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting or Business Management and considerable experience in management level fund accounting as well as supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Account Specialist

Expected Hiring Salary:  $35,031

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs administrative work in determining initial and continued eligibility for Section 8 applicants/recipients.  Work includes calculation of rent payments in accordance with HUD regulations and auditing files.  Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in the verification of information submitted by tenants.  Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative when completing assignments and apply knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, and programs. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.   

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.  An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred, with 2-3 years experience in bookkeeping, personal income tax preparation, or performing calculations to determine eligibility for benefit assistance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred.  Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Accountant (CAD):

Expected Hiring Range: $49,293 – $54,346 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Duties include cash forecasting, internal auditing, and analysis; prepares budgets, financial reports, statements, notes for multiple fiscal year ends, and reconciliations for effective control of federally regulated programs. 

Requires high level of professionalism including strong communication skills, excellent administrative and technical computer skills; attention-to-detail in accuracy and timeliness of work; ability to interpret and implement a variety of financial arrangements, rules, regulations, and statues.

Individual should be highly self-motivated, capable of handling large volumes of work proficiently, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.  

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Typing or word processing (wmp), Word, Excel other certifications/license

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and considerable experience in fund accounting, or an equivalent combination of training in a related field and accounting experience. 

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Administrative Assistant I (Housing Management)

Expected Hiring Range:  $36,783-$40,553

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for a variety of support tasks in the department such as: compiling monthly reports, coordinating staff to gather daily information on departmental operations, serving as the department receptionist, processing resident complaints, handling special assignments for the Director, monitoring annual contracts, preparing progress reports weekly, assisting with collections and posting of rents, preparing bi-weekly payroll records for the department, data entry, scanning documents, scheduling and preparing correspondence.  Independent initiative and judgment are required to establish work priorities, meet deadlines, and accomplish required tasks in a timely manner.  Considerable public contact is required in the position.  Courtesy and tact are required in daily contact with residents, outside human service agencies and other employees.  Must be proficient with MS Word and Excel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS   Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.  Must be proficient with MS Office and Outlook.

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent supplemented by course work in business administration, computer science, or accounting with 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative/executive support work in the real estate, legal, or construction industries; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Client Specialist

Expected Hiring Salary:  $35,031

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs administrative work in determining initial eligibility of Section 8 applicants along with continuing eligibility for Section 8 recipients.  Work includes interviewing tenants to gather information regarding income, employment status, family composition, and allowable deductions; verifying the information; and determining tenants’ continued eligibility for housing.  Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in verifying information submitted by applicants and tenants.  Tact and courtesy are required in extensive public contacts with program applicants and associated outside agencies. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.   

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent.  An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration is preferred, with 2-3 years experience in public housing programs; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) and Customer Service experience are preferred.  Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Human Resources Generalist

Expected Hiring Range:  $51,758 – $62,912    

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Raleigh Housing Authority is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to provide support to the Human Resources Division to help ensure an effective operation in support of the agency and employees.  Responsibilities may cover a wide range of tasks within the human resources function but will perform some primary tasks to support the Human Resources Manager and efficiency within the division in the areas of:

  • Recruitment, pre-employment screenings, on-boarding/new hire orientation.
  • Providing assistance to departments as needed on panels to interview job applicants.
  • Maintenance of employee database, files, and records related to hiring, benefits, terminations, leaves, promotions, transfers.
  • Administration of employee benefit plans (Health, Dental, Vision, FSA/DCRA, Group Life, LTD, STD, 401k, 457, etc.).
  • Invoice reconciliation (Health, Dental, Vision, FSA/DCRA, Group Life, LTD, STD)
  • FMLA and Worker’s Compensation administration.
  • Providing assistance with employee and management training & development initiatives.
  • Providing assistance with performance management
  • Compiling, analyzing and reporting data to local, state, and federal agencies as needed/required.
  • Providing guidance to employee’s and management on a variety of HR-related topics and answering questions or helping to resolve issues that may rise.
  • Conducting exit meetings/interviews with employees at separation.

Interpreting, explaining, and ensuring compliance with HR laws and RHA’s Personnel Policy.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

A valid North Carolina Driver’s License, drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check is required.  Must be proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.  A minimum of 3 to 5 years of HR generalist experience; PHR or SPHR certification; and/or bilingual skills (English/Spanish) is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Department:

Expected Hiring Range:  $33,363 to $40,553   

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs specialized screening work to determine eligibility of applicants for the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher program.  Work includes interviewing tenants to gather information regarding income, employment status, family composition, and allowable deductions; verifying the information; and determining tenant’s eligibility for housing. Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in verifying information submitted by applicants.  Professionalism, tact and courtesy are required in extensive contact with applicants and outside agencies.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background, and DMV check required.   

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by courses in office or business administration; 2 years of work experience in human services-related administrative work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform this job. Experience with performing calculations to determine eligibility for rental assistance, experience using Microsoft Word and Excel, and administrative work in public housing programs is preferred.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a plus.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Housing Management Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $31,774 – $33,363  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for a variety of clerical assignments to provide technical and administrative support to relieve Property Manager of operational details. Work involves collecting and verifying rental applications, collecting and posting rent payments, serving as receptionist, handling/routing mail, responding to applicant and resident inquiries, preparing correspondence and reports, typing, scanning, filing, scheduling meetings, and other duties as assigned. Considerable public contact is required in the position. Courtesy and tact are required in daily contactwith applicants, residents, outside human service agencies and other employees. Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel is preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background checks and DMV check required.

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent supplemented by courses in office or business administration with 1-2 years of experience in general office and public contact work, preferably in the housing or social service field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $15.28 per hour 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • Serves as receptionist/first point of contact for Housing Authority guests in person and via telephone. Must exercise tact and courtesy in a variety of situations with the public.
  • Operates a multi-line phone system, screen, forward calls, or provide information to callers.
  • Assists with general inquiries or refers individuals to the appropriate official or agency.
  • Ensures visitors to the agency are signed-in before directing them to their destination.
  • Unlocks and locks/secures the main entrance of the Housing Authority administration building on business days at 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Performs high-volume data entry support work and other clerical tasks to assist with the daily operations of the Maintenance Department and the agency.
  • Performs data entry to assist with closing work orders.
  • Monitors all assigned annual contracts and POs, submits timely applications for payment, and informs Administrative Assistant or Director of any that require additional funds before they are overspent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Drug testing, criminal background check, and DMV check required.  

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented with administrative/clerical coursework or training, or a combination of training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience working with computer programs/software used for office management or residential /building maintenance work preferred. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a plus.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $31,774 to $35,031 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision serves as the Leased Housing Department’s primary document handler.  Ensures incoming mail is routed appropriately and documents are scanned using our electronic filing system.  Provides back up support to the department’s front desk receptionist during absences, breaks, and periods of high volume.  Must be able to manage a large volume of incoming and outgoing correspondence and demonstrate proficiency with the use of a document scanner. Must exercise exceptional attention to detail, and strong organizational and customer service skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Drug testing and criminal background check required.

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented by 2 years of work experience or course work in office or business administration.  (English/Spanish) are a plus. Prior customer service experience in a high volume public service environment is preferred.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a plus.  Proficiency with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $31,774 to $38,622

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, serves as the main point of contact for all visitors to the Leased Housing Department, including Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) holders, applicants, landlords, and the general public.  Greets and assists visitors in a high volume environment.  Performs routine support work and other clerical tasks to assist with the daily operations of the Leased Housing Department (Scanning, sorting, data entry, and distribution of incoming documents and mail.)  Must exercise exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and manage numerous requests with excellent follow-through. Maintains professional oral and written communication, and handles a large volume of incoming documents/mail.  Demonstrates the ability to provide direction to guests while maintaining control of a high volume work environment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  

Drug testing and criminal background check required.   

 DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent, supplemented by a minimum of 2 years customer service and/or administrative support experience, or a combination of training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Prior customer service experience in a high volume public service environment is preferred.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a plus.  Proficiency with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Development:

Expected Hiring Salary: $59,916 – $66,058

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 Performs supervisory and administrative work in relation to grants awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and for construction and modernization projects performed by Capitol Area Developments, Inc.  Duties include administrative functions and implementation regarding the Capital Fund Program’s (CFP) components including the five-year plan, mandated reporting, scheduling of work items, budget revisions, and grant close outs.  Prepares and oversees preparation of contract documentation in connection with the CFP and departmental work activities.  Prepares bid package documentation and oversees the formal bidding process.  Prepares schedule of implementation for work items of the CFP and ensures that items are completed in a timely fashion.  Performs quality assurance of department’s work by periodically inspecting contracts monitored by the department’s Contract Monitor(s) and takes the necessary actions to resolve discrepancies. Assists in resolving issues related to lead based paint and asbestos remediation in public housing and CAD Inc. inventories.  Assists with elements related to land acquisition and disposition.  Plans, directs, and supervises the activities of the department’s Contract Monitor(s) and other support staff as needed.  Employee must use tact and courtesy in contact with Housing Authority personnel, suppliers, contractors, residents, and professional disciplines.  Reviews budget line items in CFP and resolves discrepancies in conjunction with the agency’s Finance Department.  Assists in the preparation of departmental resolutions for Housing Authority Board meetings and its department’s representative board meetings when the Director is absent.  Effectively keeps abreast of and communicates the Dept. of HUD field office officials regarding updated regulatory issues that affect CFP compliance.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.   

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four-year college with a degree in business supplemented by considerable experience in the construction field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  NC General Contractor’s license, Asbestos Abatement Supervisor, and Lead Based Paint Supervisor certifications are preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Housing  Management Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $44,710 – $54,346

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for managing a multi-site Public Housing rental portfolio. The Property Manager is responsible for overall management of the site including planning, budgeting, marketing, fiscal management and providing leadership and direction to the Office Assistant. Work includes leasing, determining subsidized rent amounts, collecting rents, informing tenants of policies and procedures, inspecting units and grounds, ensuring lease compliance, investigating lease violations, annual lease renewals and filing court papers when needed. The Property Manager will initiate and maintain accurate files in accordance with all regulations and guidelines. The Property Manager will manage waiting lists for two separate housing programs. Requires organizational skills, self-motivations, and follow through. Courtesy and tact are required in daily contact with residents, outside human service agencies and other employees. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required. Must be proficient with MS Word and Excel. 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or property management, or an equivalent combination of experience or training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Considerable experience in property management (preferably in a public housing authority) is preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

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