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Executive Director

Great Barrington Housing Authority


The Great Barrington Housing Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. Responsibilities include administration of 64 units of Chapter 667 elderly/handicapped housing, 18 units of Chapter 705 family housing and 4 units of Chapter 689 special needs housing. Responsibilities also include managing a property for Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority. The property consists of 22 units of Chapter 667 elderly/handicapped housing and 8 units of Chapter 705 family housing. The Executive Director reports to a five member Board of Directors. Minimum qualifications include two years experience in a housing, community development, public administration or a closely related field and knowledge of the principles and practices of housing management, finances and maintenance systems in public or private housing. Strong written and verbal communication skills required along with willingness to work with people of various socio-economic backgrounds. Certification as a Public Housing Manager or Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator through a DHCD approved Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator Certification Program preferred but must be obtained within twelve months. Two year full time post secondary education in a related field may substitute for up to one year of experience. Applicant subject to CORI verification and must possess a valid driver’s license. The position is 37.50 hours per week.

Salary will be determined by the DHCD Executive Director Salary guidelines commensurate with experience based qualifications.

The cover letter and resume must be received no later than January 26, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Mail cover letter and resume marked RESUME to:

Nan Wile
Great Barrington Housing Authority
2 Bernard Gibbons Drive
Great Barrington, MA 01230

The Great Barrington Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer