Program Specialist Job Opening, Closes 5/24/2023 at 5:00PM

Program Specialist

Job description

Program Specialist

The Program Specialist assists low-income residents through the provision of safe and affordable housing. Among the duties and responsibilities:

  • Review and process new applications for Rental Subsidy Housing Program (RSHP),
  • Review and process renewal applications,
  • Monitor agreement structures,
  • Audit property files,
  • Process payments,
  • Prepare necessary reports and troubleshoot problems as necessary,
  • Review property inspector reports and prepare reports regarding physical status of properties,
  • Provide outreach and technical assistance on Trust Fund programs,
  • Facilitate and monitor Special Initiatives as assigned by the Executive Director and collaborate with partner agencies, on program objectives,
  • Prepare documents to be submitted to the Board of Directors that includes research, reports, and recommendations,
  • Prepare and monitor agreements,
  • Ensure program compliance, and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree Required or other extensive experience with HUD 4350.3 compliance. Bilingual (Spanish), preferred.

Note: This is a Hybrid Virtual Position. Staff may need to appear in the office from time to time. Local applicants preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $61,000.00 per year



  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance




  • 8 hour shift


Supplemental pay types:


  • Bonus pay




  • Bachelor's (Required)




  • HUD Certification: 1 year (Required)


Work Location: Hybrid remote in Chicago, IL 60602

Job Closes: 5/24/2023, 5 pm, CST