Community Development Specialist I
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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60039849 13-00640 The maximum salary that can be paid for this position will be $54,639 Qualified applicants must meet and reflect on their application training and experience and all knowledge, skills, and abilities to be considered. The primary purpose of this position is to administer the state’s Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program with the goal of ensuring that adequate housing is available for low income persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) throughout the state. Responsible for circa $2.4 million of federal HOPWA funds. Works to leverage additional financial resources to meet the housing needs of PLWHA. Provides technical assistance to service providers on the development and operations of housing and related supportive services. Specific tasks include developing and managing requests for applications, initiating and monitoring contracts with service providers, preparing grant applications and reports, providing technical assistance and conducting training on housing, and collaborating with other state and regional housing agencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Considerable knowledge of the planning, development, and operation of housing and housing-related programs and program administration. Contracts and monitoring experience. Ability to analyze, organize and present technical, financial and programmatic information effectively in oral and written form. Ability to analyze data and learn federal database software program. Grant writing skills experience. Highly developed interpersonal, organizational and program development skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of experience, preferably in a field related to the specific program assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Please submit your application on line To apply for this position please click the apply button above. ** Note: When required, you must answer the question(s ) for this position or your application will be considered incomplete. ** The Division of Public Health uses Merit-Based Recruitment to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions Subject to the Personnel Act. Application must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference with State Government should submit a copy of Form DD-214. RIF candidates attach their notification letter. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment criminal background checks are required for some positions. Computer literacy is an important component of all DHHS-DPH jobs; we encourage you to apply electronically. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System ( ) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form in your work history and/or certificate and licenses. Any information not included on the application form cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Any licenses or certificates must be included in the appropriate section of the application form. All work experience MUST be included in the work history section of the application. Any information omitted from the application, but included in the resume (text or attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. *** DEGREES MUST BE RECEIVED FROM APPROPRIATELY ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS *** CONTACT INFORMATION:
Division of Public
Human Resources Office
Shari Emery
5605 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-707-5450