Executive Director
Ayden Housing Authority

The Town of Ayden, NC, (pop. 5000) is seeking qualified applicants for position of Executive Director of its Housing Authority, a department of town government. Full-time position w/exc. benefits. Executive Director is part of Management Team and reports directly to Town Manager.  Plans, assigns, and reviews all operations and functions connected with the management and operation of the Authority. Administers department in accordance with the established policies of the Authority, its by-laws, and public laws relating to the programs owned or operated by the Authority. Ensures the procurement of all materials and supplies used in operation of the Authority and its property, including making recommendations and requests to HUD for the necessary funds to which the Authority may be entitled by reason of its public housing operations.  Supervises all personnel of the Authority in accordance with Town established personnel guidelines. Maintains and promotes good public relations with public officials, public and private groups and organizations.  Maintains good tenant-management and tenant-landlord relations. Prepares, reviews, and signs all reports required by HUD and the Authority. Ensures the execution of all contracts between the Authority and HUD, administers all contractual agreements with HUD and other public or private agencies. Prepares and signs correspondence on behalf of the Authority as delegated by the Town Manager.  Forward thinking, strong customer service skills, ability to work effectively in a team environment, excellent oral and written communication skills; effective verbal presentation skills; maintain flexibility in work schedule with some evening and weekend work required for special events, conferences attendance, etc. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or other related discipline, plus five (5) years responsible public housing management experience, or equivalent. Preference is for public housing management experience. Salary negotiable with hiring range of $55,000-$65,000.  Mail résumé with cover letter and salary requirements to: Town of Ayden, P.O. Box 219, Ayden, NC 28513 Attn: Town Manager, or via email to sharrell@ayden.com. Position opened until filled.  For more information and a complete job description, please visit www.ayden.com. The Town of Ayden is an EEOC employer and does not discriminate against any qualified applicant.


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Employment Application Information

Employment Application - Automated (Word Document)

When clicking on the link, you will be prompted to "open" or "save" the document. Choose either options. When the document opens, a password prompt screen may appear. If so, click "Read Only" to proceed. This will allow you to complete the application by filling in the fields.  Please note that this application cannot be submitted online.  Once you complete and sign the application, if you wish to scan it, you may email it to the Town Manager's office:  sradcliff@ayden.com.

Employment Application - Handwritten (PDF)
This file is intended for applicants who wish to print and manually complete the application as opposed to electronically completing the application.

Please sign your application and bring it to Ayden Town Hall (4144 West Avenue, Ayden) or mail it to:  Town of Ayden, P.O. Box 219, Ayden NC  28513

Questions concerning all positions should be directed to the Town Manager's office by calling (252) 481-5826
Town Hall is open Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm; except holidays.

The Town of Ayden is an EEOC Employer and does not discriminate against any qualified applicant.