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Now Hiring: Executive Director

The Monroe (NC) Housing Authority (MHA) is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director. The agency functions with a budget of $4.8 million and a staff of 12 employees. MHA administers 325 Housing Choice Vouchers and 173 units of Public Housing which have been approved for Section 22 streamline voluntary conversion (PBV) and 33 RAD PBV units. The agency is a HUD High-Performer. The Housing Authority Board is composed of 7 members. Monroe is the county seat of Union County and is situated in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area. The 2020 Census indicated a population of 34,551.

This candidate must possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in one of the following:

  • Business Administration,
  • Public Administration,
  • Urban Planning,
  • Public Finance,
  • or a closely related field.

A master's degree in a similar field is preferred.

The candidate must also have four years of experience in the administration or management of public housing or nonprofit / for-profit affordable housing. However, candidates with exceptional academic or experience backgrounds that compensate for an academic or experience deficiency may still be considered.

Compensation for the position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and salary history of the candidate. The salary range is $101,388 to $121,062.

The selected candidate will be expected to reside in the metropolitan area.

The application must include:

  • A one-page cover letter,
  • A two-page resume that includes salary expectations,
  • And a one-page listing of three references
    • (preferably one former or current Board member, one former or current peer in the industry, and one former or current community stakeholder).

Please submit the preceding application requirements as well as salary expectations to:

  • Stan Quy, President / Principal of The Organizational Leadership Edge by email


  • Jessica Quy, TOLE Administrative Assistant by email

The position is open until filled. Highly qualified candidates will be interviewed soon after the receipt of an application.