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Compliance Manager

Job Title: Compliance Manager
Job Status: Full-Time (Exempt Status)
Rate of Pay: Based on Experience and Duties - $18.50 to $24.00 Hourly

Position holder will evaluate and assess all current and future programs for compliance with requirements of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Public Housing and Section 8 Rental Assistance programs, and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Low Income Housing programs. Individual must ensure that all activities are in compliance with the above mentioned programs and Texas Law.

Supervisor: Executive Director

Supervision: Employee has no supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Functions: 

  1. Monitor and assess current programs for compliance risk.
  2. Keep abreast of regulatory updates and implantation requirements.
  3. Assist in drafting, modifying and implementing program and agency policies & procedures changes as needed.
  4. Review work of colleagues when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice and training.
  5. Participate in new hire and employee orientation and training.
  6. Develop plans for eliminating compliance violations when encountered.
  7. Collaborate and create strong relationships between agency and vendors.
  8. Prepare audit reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate.
  9. Perform other related duties as assigned by Supervisor (including administrative support for managers and other staff).
  10. Assist departments with preparation and submission of programs audit responses.
  11. Monitors Davis-Bacon compliance.
  12. Monitor Section 3 compliance.
  13. Participate in Employee Evaluations as necessary with relevance to program compliance.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of industry standards, codes and regulations; tenant and owner rights and responsibilities related to housing.
  • Basic financial skills in budgeting principles and procedures.
  • Proficient in typing, filing, math and computer software programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Communicate with co-workers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Write and format routine business correspondence, reports, documents, manuals, and presentations.
  • Maintain required confidentiality.
  • Communicate clearly, accurately and concisely in both English/Spanish, preferred.
  • Operate standard office equipment including, but not limited to a personal computer, printer, fax machine, scanner, copy machine, postage machine, etc.
  • Work flexible hours which may include evenings and some weekends.

Education & Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent.

Degree in study of business, law or public administration preferred. Or an equivalent combination of experience and training providing required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Extensive Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in HUD Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and TDHCA Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program responsibilities preferred. 

Other Requirements:
Incumbent must hold a valid State driver's license. A criminal background and drug screen must be completed before hire. An official MCAHA Employment Application must be completed and a resume submitted. MCAHA is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by providing equal access to services, programs and activities for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read a variety of materials and equipment
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Repetitive hand movement related to keyboard use.
Lifting or carrying objects or materials weighing up to 25 pounds.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.


Salary Commensurate To Work Experience.  Position is open until filled.

Interested applicants must complete an official agency application available at our main office below or online at  Completed applications need to be mailed to:

McAllen Housing Authority
Attn: Executive Director
2301 Jasmine Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501

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