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Current Vacancies 6/17/24

Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Finance Staff

Compensation: Range 10
FSLA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of AVCP Regional Housing Authority (RHA), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an advanced managerial and administration position that is responsible for the oversight of all financial functions, including planning, directing and coordination of accounting activities.

The CFO will be directly involved in providing strategic financial input and leadership in decision-making issues affecting the organization. Utilizing advanced analytical work involving the use of accounting skills developed through education and experience the CFO will enhance and or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures by way of systems that will improve the overall operation, effectiveness, and financial condition of the organization.

The AVCP Regional Housing Authority is a political subdivision of the State of Alaska created to address the housing needs in Southwest Alaska. The Housing Authority is funded primarily through The Department to Housing and Urban Development Office of Native American Programs. AVCP RHA manages in excess of 1000 low rent and mutual help units and several alternative housing programs with an average annual budget of 16 million dollars. The CFO will assist in financial reporting, especially as it pertains to the requirements of HUD, budgeting, and internal controls, including the management and supervision of the finance department.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1. Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • 2. Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.
  • 3. Communicate with diverse stakeholders verbally and in writing.
  • 4. CFO will be responsible for taking in data from diverse departments to easily identify problems and implement solutions.
  • 5. The CFO will be professional and honest to avoid conflicts to maintain integrity of AVCPRHA

Qualifications:

  • 1. Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Accounting or a Masters degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • 2. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in program administration with direct involvement in financial oversight of one or more program areas.

Job Requirements:

  • 1. Positive human and/or employee relations, strong written and oral communications skills
  • 2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 3. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • 4. Ability to meet deadlines.
  • 5. Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing.

Job Duties:

  • 1. Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the CEO will be responsible for managing the financial decisions of AVCP RHA.
  • 2. The CFO will assist the CEO to develop financial plans.
  • 3. Review monthly and annual financial reports, implement budgeting and cost savings.
  • 4. Ensure that necessary funds are advanced from HUD and or other funding sources.
  • 5. Review of purchasing and acquisitions to ensure necessity and compliance with Housing Authority policy and procedures.
  • 6. Maintain strict confidentiality of all programs and client information.
  • 7. Manage accounts and identify possible risks and find ways to mitigate before a crisis.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as requires moderate travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands other than occasionally being able to lift 50 lbs.

This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change, according to the service needs and in consultation with the job holder.


Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Finance Officer
Supervises: None

Compensation: Range 6
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Finance Officer, the Grants Specialist will oversee the planning, development and submission of specific funding proposals with priority focus on development and/or enhancement of AVCP RHA services in the AVCP region. In addition, the Grants Specialist will provide technical support and guidance to AVCP RHA Member Tribes, communities and partner agencies relating to project management and supplemental grant funding for AVCP RHA projects.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1. Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • 2. Two or more years of experience in a computerized office setting and familiarity with MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Windows Operating Systems, Internet and related programs.

Desirable:

  • 1. Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • 2. Knowledge of general grant management, to include preparing submissions of grant applications and compliance/tracking when grants are awarded.
  • 3. Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Job Requirements:

  • 1. Positive human and/or employee relations, strong written and oral communications skills.
  • 2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 3. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • 4. Ability to meet deadlines.

Job Duties:

  • 1. Under the supervision of the Chief Finance Officer, incumbent will prepare and submit grant or contract applications to funding agencies for specific projects consistent with and relevant to the mission of AVCP RHA, and work in close coordination with appropriate AVCP RHA staff for guidance, and to determine project and program requirements.
  • 2. Grants Specialist will have oversight of grant planning functions for said specific projects, including ensuring that such proposals meet grant guideline requirements and include appropriate attachments, resolutions, assurances, and other material required by AVCP RHA and funding organizations.
  • 3. Will develop and maintain networking with various government, state, local, and private entities to build partnerships and increase opportunities for funding successes for AVCP RHA.
  • 4. Will review federal register and grant announcements/press releases on a regular basis and provide such information to the Director of Tribal Operations.
  • 5. Will periodically review, for accuracy and relevancy, “boilerplate” narrative components and other supporting documents (charts, graphs, and diagrams and records comprehensively reflecting organizational background and AVCP RHA related statistics) for grant/contract applications and develop new informational documentation as necessary.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as requires moderate travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands other than occasionally being able to lift 50 lbs.

Other Information

In addition to the essential duties listed above, the Grants Specialist is expected to:

  • 1. Demonstrate efficient time management and prioritization of workload daily with frequent interruptions.
  • 2. Work independently and with other employees with clear effective communication.
  • 3. Maintain strict confidentiality of all programs and client information.

This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change, according to the service needs and in consultation with the job holder.

Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Programs Officer
Supervises: Yes, up to 20 staff

Compensation: Range 8
FSLA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Programs Officer, the Director of Housing Management manages day-to-day operations of the Housing Management Department and its staff. This will include supervisory duties of housing management staff, and general oversight of AVCP RHA housing programs and services.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Public Administration, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred. High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience in the areas of housing management or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • Willing and able to travel to remote villages throughout the year.
  • Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with MS Office programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • Valid AK Driver’s License.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Duties

  • Manage and oversee the Department of Housing Management and other grant funded projects
    provided.
  • Supervise the Housing Management Department staff, to include development, planning, budgeting,
    scheduling and appropriate staffing levels for the department.
  • Provide research, evaluation,interpretation and recommendations concerning housing programs,
    policies and transactions.
  • Provide workshops on AVCP RHA programs, including but not limited to housing authority
    affordable housing programs, homebuyer education, budgeting, homebuyer responsibility, and tribal
    policy.
  • Maintain current knowledge of NAHASDA statutes and regulations.
  • Direct, administer, and manage the Indian and Public Housing programs, in accordance with all
    applicable statutes, regulations, and policies in the areas of intake, selection and participant
    compliance.
  • Manage the application for homeownership and rental programs from move-in to move-out for the
    Housing Authority’s homes and apartments.
  • Manage eligibility requirements and property compliance for the Housing Authority’s apartment
    units and homebuyer program.
  • Manage collection efforts for all property programs.
  • Ensure the names of participants are current and entered in the database.
  • Ensure all homeownership units are covered by insurance.
  • Make recommendations on legal matters, if necessary, on matters involving homebuyers, rental
    and program participants.
  • Follow grievance and grievance procedures if necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Plan effective monitoring for program compliance.
  • Communicate with municipal and tribal officials, citizens groups, and the general public and
    associated agencies involved in housing management processes.
  • Communicate with persons of diverse age, income and cultural backgrounds with courtesy, tact
    and good judgment.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and
    procedures and applicable laws.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

Regular travel by small aircraft, exposure to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, wet and
humid conditions, either by boat, snow machine, four wheeler or small plane.

This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of
the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this
position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to
provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be
an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working
conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change,
according to the service needs and in consultation
with the job holder.

Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Yes

Compensation: Range 9
FSLA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Human Resources will oversee the efficient and profitable operation of the human resources department. Primary duties and responsibilities on behalf of AVCP RHA for services delivered in the AVCP region will include, but not limited to:

  • Identifying, evaluating, and solving hiring challenges
  • Recruiting top talent to executive positions
  • Mediating and suggesting solutions to employee disputes
  • Interviewing potential candidates and making recommendations
  • Compiling information about compensation and benefits packages

Job Qualifications
Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Human Resources Management or a related field. Four (4) years of experience in a related field may substitute the degree requirement. High school Diploma or GED is required.
  • Five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience in the areas of human resource management or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with MS Office programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • Valid AK Driver’s License.

Duties

  • Maintain job descriptions and openings for all departments.
  • Accept job applications and resumes submitted collecting references and background information.
  • Ensure personnel files have documents including, but not limited to, job application/resume, signed job description, personnel action forms, employee evaluations, insurance information and other required documents/information. Ensure documents and information required by law to be sealed and confidential are kept in a safe and secure place.
  • Ensure new and current employees are informed about the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s health, life and retirement benefit plans including enrolling and updating plans. Maintain records and information for covered employees with the insurance including enrolling new employees, updating current employees or removing terminated employees to the appropriate company.
  • Develop, schedule and conduct presentations on employee related topics and information including, but not limited, to new staff training and orientation, annual employee training, FPS training, and safety and fire prevention.
  • Ensure AVCP RHA is in compliance with applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and policies, including but not limited to, workmen’s compensation, family leave medical act, labor laws, employment and healthcare, and office of safety and health administration. Ensure reports are done and reported on a timely basis.
  • Create a team and department to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.
  • Demonstrate efficient time management and prioritization of workload daily with frequent interruptions.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as requires moderate travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands other than occasionally being able to lift 50 lbs.


This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change, according to the service needs and in consultation with the job holder.


How to Apply:

A separate application must be submitted for each position applying for.

Submit a completed AVCP – Regional Housing Authority employment application and resume to:

Mail to:Deliver to:Fax/email to:
AVCP – RHA
PO Box 767 Bethel, AK 99559
AVCP – RHA
411 Ptarmigan Road Bethel, AK 9559
1-907-543-4020
ATTN: Human Resources
ckernak@avcphousing.org

Notice

Pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, 25 U.S.C. § 450e(b), AVCP – Regional Housing Authority agrees to give preference to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age, sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities. To be considered under Indian Preference, you must provide verification with your application and resume. AVCP – Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

AVCP Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer with Indian American/Alaska Native Preference pursuant to 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistant Act of 1975.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

These job descriptions reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the jobs described. They are not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the jobs. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract. Your signature indicates you have read the Job Description and understand the requirements and qualifications for the job in return for salary compensation.