Located in the southwest portion of Missouri in Vernon County, Nevada is ideally situated at the intersection of I‐49 & U.S. 54 and within 100 miles of Kansas City, Joplin, and Springfield. Vernon County is an excellent place for real estate investment due to its educational and steady employment opportunities, and its proximity to some of Missouri’s top urban areas. Home to more than 8,000 people, Nevada is a charming small-town community where residents enjoy all the perks of big city living with access to professional sports, opera, art, and cultural events in nearby metropolitan areas.
The Housing Authority of the City of Nevada is a municipal corporation, which complies with federal regulations and Missouri state statutes. The agency began in 1969 to provide rental assistance to people in need, and it offers a wide variety of programs including affordable public housing, housing projects, and subsidized housing. The Housing Authority is committed to building strong communities by providing quality housing and empowerment opportunities to eligible families in partnership with community resource providers.
The Executive Director coordinates meetings of local property managers in the community along with government officials, landlords, real estate agents, and other community partners to assess housing needs and facilitate open communication. The Housing Authority is a leader in working with housing advocacy groups and the Executive Director serves on a variety of boards and committees. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, motivated, and experienced individual who will build upon the Housing Authority’s work in the community. He or she will be willing to become an integral part of the community and work closely with the City, local colleges, and 35 community agencies. The new Executive Director will be someone with housing experience, knowledge, and a clear understanding of HUD. The successful candidate will have contract management and capital funds experience, understanding both obligated and spent funds. The new Executive Director will need experience forming a nonprofit and expanding the portfolio of services. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college and have at least 10 years of responsible experience in administration, real estate, or property management.
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