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FSS Coordinator

Pay Rate: $39,748 ($19.11/hr.) - $59,633 ($28.67/hr.)
Announced: July 7, 2021   
Closing: Open till filled. Application review will begin July 14, 2021

Summary of Job Duties
Monitor day to day operation of the FSS Program to assure that routine activities, such as escrow accrual, homeownership payments, terminations, contract extensions, etc., are completed in a timely manner.  Coordinate with supervisor to establish program goals and procedures, prepare/update Action Plan, as needed, and establish/maintain Program Coordinating Committee.  Manage assigned caseload.  Recruit, screen and interview prospective participants in program, and enroll new participants.  Identify needs and barriers to achieving goal, and plan for removal of barriers and needs.  Provide counseling and guidance to residents to assist them in reaching the goal of self-sufficiency.  Regularly meet with participants to provide training and individual assessment of progress, including credit repair assistance, assisting with making application for educational grants and scholarships and jobs.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, human services, or related field plus 3 years of experience in direct and indirect economic self-sufficiency services to a diverse low-income clientele.  Knowledge of pertinent HUD regulations on FSS program, as well as the resources available through local agencies is desirable, Master's Degree preferred 

Other: 

  • Valid Driving License
  • Ability to be insured under the Authority's vehicle policy

How to Apply
Interested individuals should submit the FSS Coordinator Questionnaire and application form to careers@jcha.com, or HR Director, 3700 Industrial Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35217.  Application forms and Questionnaire are available via the website www.jcha.com. Applications may also submit a resume, if they choose to do so.


FSS Coordinator Questionnaire

Please include answers to this list of questions when submitting your resume.

Education
List your High School or GED
Bachelor's Degree list your Major/Minor
Master's Degree list your Major
Please Specify any Licenses/Certifications

Experience
Provide responses to the following and state the length of time you performed the job duties and your employer.

Describe your experience providing direct economic self-sufficiency services, such as case work, referrals to service agencies, credit counseling, job readiness preparation, etc.

Describe your experience dealing with a Program Coordinating Committee. 

Knowledge of FSS Programs
In a few sentences describe the purpose of an FSS Program.

If you were responsible for writing or revising the FSS Action Plan, state 3 policies that you think should be included in the Action Plan along with the reason for inclusion.