Housing Solutions, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to building systems that make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Housing Solutions is the lead agency for the Tulsa County HUD-funded Continuum of Care (CoC), also known as A Way Home for Tulsa.
The agency is the implementation lead for A Way Home For Tulsa’s strategic plan while guiding local service providers through systems changes to implement evidence-based practices.
Housing Solutions seeks experienced, innovative, and passionate leadership that engages nonprofit organizations, private businesses, governmental entities, philanthropic individuals and organizations, the investment community, and citizens to address and end homelessness in Tulsa County.
The CEO will lead the overall strategic and operational responsibility for Housing Solution’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission, goals, and financial objectives. The CEO will work proactively and collaboratively with City and County leadership, partner agency leadership and the public stakeholders working to end homelessness across Tulsa County and the state of Oklahoma. The CEO is expected to bring visionary leadership to system-level work, as well as to steer the organization by leading fundraising, strategic development, management, and building external partnerships.
The CEO will serve as a spokesperson on the best practices to end homelessness across Tulsa and thus is required to build relationships with funders, elected officials and governmental agencies, media, service providers, developers, and national organizations.
The CEO will lead and develop a diverse staff with expertise in affordable housing, coordinated entry, Homelessness Management Information System (HMIS), HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) funding, performance monitoring, technical assistance, program evaluation, communications, and financial management. The CEO will oversee client-facing programs to manage the $3.3M annual budget, funding programs such as Criminal Justice Initiatives, Homeless Street Outreach, and the LandlordTenant Resource Center.
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible to the Board of Directors and the community for leadership, information, and collaboration.
The Chief Executive Officer will promote a workplace culture that is consistent with the mission, policy and governance of the organization. This will be accomplished through the following actions:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher in Public Policy, Public Administration, Social Work, or related field or equivalent work experience. The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of non-profit leadership, direct people management, and be highly effective at building relationships and influencing both policy and people. The ability to successfully build and maintain coalitions across the community and to advocate on behalf of the coalition of providers are critical to success in the position. Demonstrating a passion for the work that Housing Solutions does must be palpable for any leader in this organization, thus experience in affordable housing or homelessness-related agencies is preferred.
Housing Solutions is an inclusive employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other protected classes. We celebrate diversity and strive to reflect the community in which we work, to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse applicants, including those who have peer-experiences related to the populations that we serve. Housing Solutions is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and commits to taking appropriate measures to enable persons with disabilities to access employment opportunities and benefit equally from employment related opportunities by providing reasonable accommodation. Should applicants need reasonable arrangements to facilitate their interview and assessment during the recruitment and selection process, please submit your request in your application.