The Housing Authority of Myrtle Beach (MBHA) is seeking a highly qualified leader to serve as its Executive Director; to plan, organize and direct all operations and activities of the Authority and its non-profits.  The Executive Director is responsible for advising the Board on housing programs performance and the development and implementation of policies and programs necessary to carry out the organizations’ initiatives.  Must have knowledge of federal, state and local housing regulations.

          MBHA primarily provides rental assistance through:

  • 660 Housing Choice Vouchers, including 110 project-based vouchers.
  • 144 5-Year Mainstream Vouchers
  • 185 VASH Vouchers including 8 project-based vouchers.

                In addition MBHA administers:

  • FSS program
  • HCV Homeownership program
  • Owner – 48-unit – 515 USDA Rural Development property with full RD rental assistance.
  • 8 unit HOME property for veterans with VASH project based assistance

                MBHA does not have Public Housing.

A four-year degree or a combination of education and 5 years senior or executive level housing experience is preferred. The ability to communicate effectively with program participants and representatives of governmental agencies is required The Executive Director will be responsible for  developing partnerships with other public and private affordable housing developers and identifying new development opportunities to expand the Authority’s portfolio.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of HUD programs, policies and procedure and will be responsible for all aspects of the Authority’s operations.  This position reports to a seven member Board of Commissioners who has expectations for the agency to continue to perform at a High Performer status.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, emphasizing   particular strengths, with a resume and at least three references by February 20, 2020 to:  careers@mbhaonline.org

The salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. MBHA offers an excellent benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.