Chief Executive Officer, Daytona Beach Housing Authority

Full Time
Daytona Beach, FL
Posted 1 month ago

Position Summary

Reporting to the Board of Directors the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for administrative work involving the overall professional and administrative direction, planning, and management of a medium-sized housing authority.  The CEO is the primary employee of the Board of Commissioners and responsible to the Board of Commissioners for the performance of subordinate staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating all phases of the housing authority’s programs including, but not necessarily limited to:
    • Real Estate Development
    • Establishing and Management of effective Partnerships with Agencies like the Daytona Beach Housing Development Corporation and Bethune-Cookman University
    • Management of Tax Credit Properties and oversight of third-party management of HACDB assets
    • Non-Profit Affiliate oversight for all entities presently existing and subsequently established going forward
    • Serving as Secretary for entities associated with DBHA or those created in the future   
    • Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with community stakeholders interested in HACDB mission, values, and affordable housing performance
  • The Chief Executive is charged with carrying out and administering policy set by the Board of Commissioners relative to administrative matters.
  • The CEO serves as the principal advisor to the Board of Commissioners on all matters of management, making recommendations on improving methods and procedures and analyzing records and reports by staff to determine the effectiveness of the overall operations.
  • The CEO frequently makes decisions involving policy interpretation and exercises independent judgment within the framework of established policy and existing laws governing housing authorities.
  • The CEO is responsible for all employment decisions, i.e., hiring, terminations, discipline, compensation, etc., and overall supervision exercised over all subordinate professional, administrative and technical staff.
  • The CEO shall be reviewed by the Board of Commissions for program effectiveness and attainment of goals through conferences, reports, and recommendations.
  • The CEO shall serve as the primary interface with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, with appropriate reporting to the Board of Commissioners.
  • The CEO shall also serve as the primary interface with local, State, and Federal officials, with appropriate reporting to the Board of Commissioners.
  • The CEO may be required to provider certain administrative duties for some or all of the instrumentalities and/or affiliates created by the HACDB, in various corporate configurations or structures to facilitate and/or further the goals and mission of the HACDB.
  • The CEO shall provide those duties as necessary, in accordance with the terms established by the Board of Commissioners and any duties establishing thereafter.
  • Specifically, the CEO shall additionally be expected to accomplish the objectives and/or tasks during established timeframe(s).  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A graduate degree is highly desirable.


  • A minimum of five years of management experience in public housing, HCV program, LIHTC, and/or local government housing work.
  • Real Estate Development.
  • HUD Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) experience.
  • Revitalization of public housing communities and/or other housing serving very low-income persons.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits and other federally assisted housing.
  • Urban community planning processes and practices.
  • Creation of collaborative models that engage local and state agencies, non-profit organizations, and service providers to achieve resident self- sufficiency.
  • Federal, state, and local standards, regulations, practices, and programs related to the operation and management of a redevelopment and housing authority, including the asset management business model.
  • Creation of public/private housing opportunities.
  • Strategic planning and project management.
  • Public-sector financing, particularly those related to federal, state, and local financing of public housing and redevelopment projects and programs.
  • Property acquisition and property redevelopment.
  • Organizational operations and leadership.
  • Administration of social services programs and developing and sustaining public and private partnerships.
  • Experience in housing management, community development, public administration, or a closely related field.
  • Prior skills in budgeting, personnel management, and public relations.
  • Ability to travel between various buildings owned and operated by or in other HACDB programs and to other meeting locations as required. 
  • Knowledgeable of policies, procedures, and requirements of the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
  • Ability to understand, apply, interpret, and implement the provisions of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards, and guidelines governing agency operations.
  • Must be bondable.

Job Features

Job CategoryExecutive

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