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Housing Navigator

Posted: 10/16/2022

The Southwest Region Planning Commission (SWRPC) is recruiting to fill the position of Housing Navigator. SWRPC is based in Keene, NH and serves 33 communities of the Monadnock Region. The Housing Navigator will work primarily with four (4) focus communities to conduct activities for the purpose of addressing housing challenges and opportunities. Activities to include facilitating the review and update, as appropriate, of municipal master plans and regulations related to the availability of and access to housing. A primary emphasis of the Navigator is to develop and implement public engagement activities in the focus communities and provide leadership, coordination and facilitation designed to address housing supply and related issues. In performing their duties, the Navigator will work with support from and in coordination with SWRPC. This position is grant-funded for a period of two years. For additional detail, a summary of expectations of the Housing Navigator as prepared by the funder, including skills and qualifications, can be found at: https://www.swrpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Community-Housing-Navigator-Expectations-and-Responsibilities.pdf. SWRPC utilizes a teamwork approach in serving its member municipalities and others, encourages coordination and collaboration among a range of stakeholders, and its work is grounded in sustainable planning principles. To learn more about SWRPC and the region we serve, visit www.swrpc.org and have a look at our regional plan: Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire. Qualifications Degree in planning or related field. Experience in public engagement activities including some combination of organizing meetings and events, conducting surveys and focus groups, developing presentations and promotional materials, group facilitation, grant writing, etc. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills are required. Compensation Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience ($50s-$60s annual) plus an excellent benefits package. To Apply Submit cover letter and resume via email to tmurphy@swrpc.org and/or mail to the address below. Writing sample(s) and professional references may also be included. Tim Murphy, Executive Director Southwest Region Planning Commission 37 Ashuelot Street Keene, NH 03431 Other Position open until filled – therefore, prompt reply is encouraged. SWRPC reserves the right to close this search at any time at its sole discretion. SWRPC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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