Regional Housing and Community Development Grants Manager

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks a qualified applicant for a full-time Regional Housing and Community Development Grants Manager to join our team. The Housing and Community Development Grants Manager provides administrative and financial management of the federal HOME, Housing Preservation Grant (HPG), and HOME-ARP programs.

This position plays an important role in fulfilling the agency’s mission to serve our local governments by providing regional vision, collaborative leadership, and professional service to develop effective solutions. Successful applicants will hold the values of professionalism, integrity, accountability, and transparency and will lead and support various projects in an environment where continued professional growth is strongly encouraged. Candidates should be adept at ‘learning as you lead’ and have strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate should possess the ability to:

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with team members, consultants, affordable housing service providers, community organizations, interest groups, the public, and local, state and federal staff and elected officials,
  • Staff monthly Housing Directors’ council meetings,
  • Support the planning of annual or semi-annual conferences on affordable housing issues,
  • Apply for, administer, and manage federal grants and contracts with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development – HUD (HOME, HOME-ARP) and the US Department of Agriculture – USDA (HPG) with strong financial management,
  • Manage data on projects funded through HOME and HOME-ARP, to include entering data to process initial project set-ups, project revisions, and completion reports in HUD’s Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS),
  • Prepare and present professional quality reports for programs goals, implementation, and evaluation of results (to include, but not limited to annual Action Plans, annual Performance Evaluations, and 5-year Consolidated Plans),
  • Maintain internal tracking systems to record financial activities for the HOME, HOME-ARP, and HPG programs, to include reviewing payment requests from sub-recipients, processing drawdowns of federal funds, facilitating the approval of expenditures, and documentation of financial transactions to ensure compliance with HUD and USDA regulations.
  • Monitor the financial systems, records, and performance of grant sub-recipients to ensure compliance with HUD regulations and perform annual monitoring visits,
  • Prepare monthly HOME and HOME-ARP invoices and quarterly HPG invoices,
  • Ensure federal grant regulation compliance, which may include research and interpretation,
  • Research and answer requests for information about program regulations from sub-recipients, localities, the public, and other interested parties, andPerform annual monitoring visits of two sub-recipients per fiscal year for the HOME program.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply

This posting is open for application until filled. Resume, cover letter, and completed job application are required for consideration. Applications may be submitted via the form below or sent to the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (download pdf application), 401 East Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902, or by email at No phone calls please.