Continuum of Care Coordinator - Office of Homelessness

SALARY
 
Minimum Salary is $19.35 per hour
Grade: 516N
This position is non-exempt and eligible for over-time
 
 
FILING DEADLINE DATE
 
April 5, 2018
 
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
 
The purpose of this classification is to serve as local coordinator and grants administrator for federal
Continuum of Care homeless grants awarded to the city of Lexington.
This classification works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines
how or when to complete tasks.
 
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four (4) years of college education in public
administration, sociology, business administration, or related field; and, a minimum of four (4) years of
experience with grants administration including direct experience with ServicePoint (HMIS) software,
familiarity with eSNAPS (HUD funding) software, experience with funding applications and source
reports, developing systems and conducting training on those systems, understanding of public and
private funded programming and other available services for people experiencing homelessness, and
working in and with organizations that serve people experiencing homelessness; or, an equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience.
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
In cooperation with statewide administrator, Kentucky Housing Corporation, provides training and
technical assistance for all local providers using the ServicePoint Homeless Management
Information System (HMIS) database.
Conducts research and prepares and submits reports related to homelessness and affordable
housing.
Leads local planning and implementation efforts to develop and maintain Lexington policy and
procedures for the intake and assessment of people who are homeless.
Identifies, prepares, and submits applications for funding that supports the LFUCG Office of
Homelessness Prevention and Intervention.
Creates/facilitates identification and sharing of best practices among local homeless providers
and conducts on-site grant performance and compliance monitoring.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

 
 
CLOSING STATEMENT
 
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting.  All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov