Assistant Executive Director—Brookline Housing Authority

The primary purpose of this position is to exercise overall responsibility for maintaining the high quality of housing and support services provided to BHA residents. The incumbent oversees BHA’s day-to-day internal operations including Admissions, Leased Housing, Maintenance, Operations, Property Management, and Resident Services. The Assistant Executive Director works closely with government entities and social service partners in the community to help further the BHA’s affordable housing platform. The incumbent supervises the following positions: Director of Leased Housing and Admissions, Director of Maintenance and Modernization, Director of Property Management, and Director of Resident Services.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related field preferred and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in public/affordable housing operations or property management, including a minimum of three (3) years in a senior management role involving maintenance, property management, human resources, or operations. Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and be insurable under the BHA’s plan. Must obtain NAHRO’s Public Housing Manager and/or Mass NAHRO’s Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator certification within one year of hire.

Technical Skills:

Must have strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook) and IT skills. Experience with HR practices and policies is necessary. Experience with HUD Secure Systems, EOHLC Online Housing Applications, and PHA Web accounting/compliance software a plus. Must have ability to learn other computer software programs as required.

To Apply: For consideration, please submit both a cover letter and resume to

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The BHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Females, LGBTQ individuals, minorities, veterans, Section 3 qualifying individuals, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.