City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date April 5, 2021
Department Community Development
Job Title Community Development Coordinator
Civil Service No
Union Eligible No
Work Hours City Hall Hours

$75,000-$85,000, plus benefits

Duties and Requirements

Oversees the development of the Consolidated Plan (CP), Annual Action Plan (AAP) and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Lynn, as required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations and implements projects and programs in a timely fashion based on HUD program requirements. Should have a working knowledge of applicable HUD Entitlement Grant regulations, including those set forth in 24  Code of Federal Regulations.

Advises the Director of the Office of Community Development on HUD compliance matters related to eligible activity determinations, funding cap limitations, low and moderate income applicability, national objective citations, environmental review determinations, etc.

Works with the Director of the Office of Community Development (OECD) and the Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development (LHAND) to develop and recommend an annual budget for Lynn’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program.

Conducts public hearings with the Citizens Advisory Board (CAB) and the Lynn City Council to encourage citizen participation in the preparation of the CP, AAP and CAPER.

Oversees the preparation and submission of all required reports, correspondence and procedures related to the implementation of the CDBG, HOME and ESG Programs

Oversees the inputting of data into HUD’s Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS) and the collection of homeless data in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

Attends all applicable training sessions, workshops and conferences related the HUD’s activities and programs

Fosters open communication and a cooperative working relationship with HUD representatives at the Boston Regional Office and the HUD Federal Office in Washington.

Oversees the preparation and implementation of sub recipient contracts and subsequent monitoring of sub recipient activities

Preferred Education and Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.  Masters preferred.

- Good communication skills and excellent writing skills in order to take on and complete grant applications and or specifications.

- Experience with grant writing, cost estimating, tracking and maintaining budgets as well as site construction supervision and project management.

- The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and a proficient multitasker.

- Bilingual/bi-cultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Completed application with cover letter and resume, can be submitted via regular post, e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), or in person at the Personnel Department, Room 412, Lynn City Hall, during regular business hours.

If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance, please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

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Job Title
“Community Development Coordinator”
Closing Date

Friday, April 16, 2021


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The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
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Last Update: April 5, 2021 8:48 AM


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