The quality of an individuals’ home and ability to access safe public spaces that meet their needs are key social determinants affecting individuals’ physical and mental health. Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is seeking a Director, Community Investment to oversee specific initiatives within PHMC’s Economic Inclusion portfolio. In particular, the Director is responsible for the development, administration, management, evaluation, integration and expansion of PHMC’s work in health and housing and the built environment. This includes staff management, relationship development, and management of partners.
The Director, Community Investment requires assertive leadership and management skills in strong critical, analytical, strategic thinking; problem solving; fiscal management; program development; and administrative oversight. This position requires supervision and management of 2+ staff (and growing), multiple programs, and potentially research studies; as well as interpersonal contact with funders, community members, academia, professionals, officials and advocates within multiple sectors. Primary responsibilities include: 1) accountability 2) growth, 3) profitability, 4) partnership/integration, 5) quality, and 6) talent development.
The Director, Community Investment will have oversight of two PHMC programs: (1) Restore, Repair, Renew: Philadelphia Neighborhood Home Preservation Loan Program (RRR), a new and innovative initiative developed by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) to increase access to low-interest loans for low-, moderate-, and middle-income City residents who own a home in need of essential repairs; and (2) Rebuilding Community Infrastructure (Rebuild) is a program that will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across the city.
Oversight of these two programs includes being responsible for the implementation of RRR and Rebuild, providing overall strategic direction, administration, contract management, reporting, partner relationships and accountability, and all other duties needed for RRR and Rebuild to be a success. In addition, under the leadership and direction of the Senior Director Economic Inclusion, this position is responsible for growing and sustaining both initiatives to include: developing new methods and approaches to improving community health outcomes through housing, economic development, and access to safe public spaces; developing and retaining a talented workforce; cultivating and stewarding partnerships; and providing fiscal oversight of grants and contracts within the department.