HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program Manager
Minnesota’s public health system is known as one of the best in the nation. It is built upon a strong partnership between the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), local public health agencies, tribal governments and a range of other organizations. The department’s mission is to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. It has about 1,500 employees and an annual budget of approximately $500 million in state, federal and fee-based funds.
This position is the Program Manager for a Lead Hazard Control Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The individual in the position will be collaborating with the City of Rochester and other partners external to the State of Minnesota to reduce lead in housing. This will involve overseeing the work of external partners, helping identify families eligible for lead hazard reduction projects, and executing all of the administrative functions related to the grant including setting goals, writing reports for HUD and managing the $3 million program budget.
This position requires at least 3 years’ experience in the following:
- Administering a federal grant program or administering a lead poisoning prevention, housing rehabilitation, weatherization, healthy housing, affordable housing program, or related program
- Project planning and operations sufficient to organize projects with others (i.e. establishing goals and timetables, clarifying mutual expectations, and evaluating results)
- Building networks throughout public and private sectors
- Organizing, record-keeping, and task management sufficient to ensure program deadlines and deliverables are on track, and transparency of program status to internal/external partners.
- Demonstrated oral and written communication
In addition to the previous requirements, successful applicants must indicate the following:
- Means to travel throughout Southeastern Minnesota and attend required trainings out of state.
A Masters' degree in public health, environmental health, business, management, health administration, public administration, or a related field will count as one year of experience
Knowledge of governmental budgeting processes, administrative procedures, public policy, state subcontracting procedures and federal fiscal requirements
Knowledge of lead hazard control, lead abatement strategies, weatherization, healthy housing, housing rehabilitation, and affordable housing
Knowledge of state grant procedures and requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Lead Hazard Control Grants
Knowledge of Federal Environmental Review requirements and processes
Sitting for extended periods of time
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