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City of Reno, NV Community Reinvestment Manager in Reno, Nevada

Community Reinvestment Manager



Class Title

Community Reinvestment Manager

Class Code



$87,671.62 - $114,849.02 Annually

  • Definition

  • Benefits

Classification Description Summary

Under administrative direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Community Reinvestment Division including the administration of programs and services to address human service, physical infrastructure improvement, affordable housing development, and economic development needs of the community; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Redevelopment Administrator.

Essential Functions

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Assume management responsibility for assigned services and activities of the Community Reinvestment Division including programs and services to address human service, physical infrastructure improvement, affordable housing development, and economic development needs for the community.

Assume management responsibility for the administration of federal and state grants, including the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Shelter Grant, American Dream Down payment Initiative, and Low-Income Housing Trust Funds to improve service and housing opportunities for low and moderate income families and neighborhoods.

Manage the implementation of HUD approved programs to address identified community needs for services, infrastructure, and housing.

Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.

Coordinate with other City departments and external entities to assess social service, infrastructure, and housing needs; modify and create programs to meet those needs; identify the role of the Community Reinvestment Division in achieving the established goals; coordinate efforts to meet established goals; research potential funding sources to implement new service models.

Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.

Monitor adherence to federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies in the implementation of programs by City departments and sub-recipients; implement corrective actions when necessary.

Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan of staff responsible for implementing approved projects under various funding sources; assign work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.

Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.

Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the Division's annual budget; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.

Coordinate the affordable housing funding cycle including creating and reviewing submitted applications, providing guidance to the Technical Review Committee and City Council, and creating legal contracts.

Confer with staff on and supervise participation in the human services funding cycle including providing guidance to staff regarding methods to improve the funding process and implementing contracts and programs.

Coordinate with staff from other Washoe County and Sparks agencies to implement human service and housing funding processes.

Supervise and participate in the preparation of documents required as a recipient of federal funds including the Consolidated Plan, Citizen Participation Plan, Action Plan, CAPER, and Analysis of Impediments.

Participate in community efforts to improve the provision of human service, affordable housing availability, and community development efforts as the City and Washoe County HOME Consortium representative.

Serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; represent the City's interests in meetings with citizens, developers, sub-recipients, and others related to neighborhood revitalization efforts; provide technical assistance to boards and commission on human services, affordable housing, and community development efforts; represent the Redevelopment Agency and WCHC in the regional plan update process; represent the City on the Regional Housing Task Force and coordinate the effort as staff; represent the WDHC in efforts to address and create a plan to end homelessness and identify resources the City may use to support the implementation of the plan; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.

Provide responsible staff assistance to the Redevelopment Administrator, City Manager's office, the City Council, and external parties to allow informed decisions and actions related to human services, affordable housing, and community and economic development funding and programs; make presentations to elected officials, appointed bodies, and others regarding program models and service needs.

Serve as the liaison for the Community Reinvestment Division with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; respond to inquiries from City departments, private citizens, the media, and others regarding human service, affordable housing, and community and economic development programming and funding; interpret and explain City planning policies, ordinances, and codes as well as state and federal regulations; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues.

Support and participate in redevelopment programs and goals; coordinate with economic development managers to implement programs funded with federal funds and ensure compliance with regulations; collaborate with economic development managers to identify opportunities to support mutually beneficial activities and programs; review development plans submitted to the Community Development Department for compliance with design and construction standards for the Redevelopment Agency; respond to developer inquiries regarding Redevelopment Agency standards.

Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a Community Reinvestment program including federally funded community resources program.

Principles and practices of program development and administration.

Modern and complex principles and practices of grant funding and administration.

Community planning theory, principles, practices, and trends.

Social service delivery models.

Housing development processes and models.

Construction processes and financing.

Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.

Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability to:

Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive Community Reinvestment program including federal and state grant funded projects.

Oversee administration of various federal, state and local grant funds.

Oversee comprehensive plans related to human services, community development, and affordable housing.

Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff.

Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.

Collect and analyze data pertinent to planning issues and make appropriate recommendations.

Create and implement needed programs.

Analyze service delivery models currently utilized and utilize findings to improve service provisions.

Create and evaluate housing proformas and underwriting.

Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures.

Prepare and administer large program budgets.

Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.

Create documents to comply with local, state, and federal laws and multiple funding regulations.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.

Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.

Work in a team based environment to achieve common goals.

Coordinate multiple projects and complex tasks simultaneously.

Meet the physical requirements to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, urban/regional planning, social sciences, or a related field.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, urban/regional planning, social sciences, or a related field.

License or Certificate:

Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.

Supplemental Information


The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Other Requirements



Last Update: 03/2019

JD 11/2018

**Existing benefit package is currently under review. Benefits are subject to change.

No state income tax.

Nevada PERS retirement plan. Vesting in 5 years.

No social security participation, but Medicare deduction required (1.45%).

City paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; paid 100% for employee and 55% for dependents.

City paid life insurance and long term disability insurance.

Twelve paid holidays.

Deferred compensation plans 457 and 401(a) available, with up to a 5% City match.

Vacation leave accrued at 5 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

Sick leave accrued at 4 hours per bi-weekly pay period.