Program Director – Continuum of Care

February 22, 2019

Program Director – Continuum of Care: The United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Program Director – Continuum of Care. The continuum of care, known as the Scranton/Lackawanna County Continuum of Care (CoC), is the HUD-designated regional entity responsible for coordinating services and planning strategies to prevent and end homelessness in Scranton and all of Lackawanna County.

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  •  Responsibilities:
    • Manage the annual grant application process for HUD Continuum of Care Notice of Funds Availability Grant and the HUD Emergency Solutions Grant.
    • Provide leadership and recommendations to the Executive Board
    • Provide leadership and guidance to the department program staff
    • Manage the organization and structure of the department and subcommittees
    • Serve as Homeless Management Information system (HMIS) lead to manage data quality and APR submission
    • Collaborate with case managers and supervisors to ensure accurate APR data collection and submission
    • Manage communications and negotiations with database vendors
    • Collaborate with staff in developing and monitoring Data Quality Plan
    • Attend local and national conference and seminars to remain informed of HUD mandates
    • Facilitate and coordinate monthly meetings
    • Develop and submit housing inventory chart, point in time and other reports as required by HUD
    • Serve as liaison between agency staff and HUD (regional staff, national staff, help desk, etc.)


    Bachelor’s Degree. Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills. Understanding of research and government grant writing.

    Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization dedicated to helping those in the communities we serve. We offer our regular full and most part-time employees terrific benefits to include a superior healthcare plan and dental, a generous holiday schedule, life balance with plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

    Job Type: Full-time

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