Program Director

The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
Position Details
Program Summary: 
About the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania: The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is a statewide coalition working to provide leadership and a common voice for policies, practices, and resources to ensure that all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes, have access to safe, decent, and affordable homes. The Housing Alliance’s agenda includes initiatives on housing development for low income Pennsylvanians, housing for special needs populations; community and economic revitalization; homelessness prevention and assistance; blight prevention and remediation; and efforts to rebuild homeownership.
Position Summary: 
About the Position: The Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of organizational programs including planning, organizing, staff, and leading program activities. Location: The position works out of the Alliance’s Jenkintown office.
Salary & Benefits: 
Salary: Based on qualifications and experience
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities: •Provide day to day oversight and direction for all program initiatives and activities. •Plan and carry out advocacy and education campaigns with members on state and federal housing policy issues. •Conduct outreach, education, and engagement of Housing Alliance members and partners to advance affordable housing opportunities at the local, state, and federal levels. •Work with Housing Alliance staff and interns to implement priorities, goals and action plans to advance organizational initiatives; provide assistance, guidance, and supervision to staff and interns; ensure that staff and interns set and meet deadlines. •Develop a program evaluation framework. •Develop and oversee program budgets. •Support content and agenda development for the organization’s annual conference – Homes Within Reach as well as participate in the sponsorship committee. •Oversee and contribute content and planning for forums, meetings, and workshops – organized by the Housing Alliance or another partner. •Write reports on the program for management and funders; Engage with funders. •Develop and utilize public meetings, the media, written communications and the Internet as needed to advance agenda. •Manage contracts with consultants and sub-grantees. •Represents the organization to the public and organization members and partners. •Other duties as assigned by the executive director.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
Qualifications: •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •Prior experience supervising staff. •Prior experience managing staff teams and volunteers. •Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of people to advance an agenda. •Proven advocacy, coalition building, and organizing experience. •Affordable housing, community development or other poverty related experience and expertise preferred. •Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree a plus.
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
To apply email cover letter and resume to Please include ‘Program Director Applicant’ in the subject line.