Town of Brookhaven
Commissioner of Housing and Human Services
The Town of Brookhaven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position Commissioner of Housing & Human Services (HHS). HHS oversees the federal CDBG Program, the Housing Choice Voucher program, the divisions of Seniors, Youth, Women and Veterans Services. Under the direction of the Town Board, the Commissioner of HHS position provides leadership and guidance to advance the Town’s mission and will oversee project development and daily operations. The responsibilities include general and financial management, program and project development, working with other levels of government to implement programs funded by their grant programs.
The candidate should be able to interact with agencies at different levels of government, demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively with community residents and not-for-profit agencies; show experience in supervising the planning and implementation of all projects, including professional services and staff needed at all stages; oversee and prepare the annual budget and operating budgets
Experience working with federal, county, and city housing agencies, managing a nonprofit housing, community development, or other organization, or a major program of such an organization, working with low and moderate income households, and familiarity with public relations, marketing or preparing publications are all desirable skills for the position.
Position Status: the Commissioner position is full-time, at-will employee, hired, supervised and evaluated by the Town Board.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes an excellent benefit package.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history, no later than May 12, 2017, to:
Town of Brookhaven
One Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
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