Asset Management Program Manager, PPM III

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Management
Posted on June 17, 2022
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The Department of Community and Human Services values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.

 King County's 
Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) provides equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community.

The Housing, Homelessness, and Community Development Division is seeking qualified internal applicants for a Special Duty Assignment to serve as the Asset Management Program Manager III. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring oversight and continuity of critical Asset Management functions for up to 30 days to cover the current Manager’s leave. Responsibilities will include responding to housing provider requests, coordinating with public funders on property inspection schedule and overseeing the Asset Management team and workload. Given the short-term nature of the need, HHCDD is seeking to elevate a current division employee to lead the Asset Management functions during this time. The position is expected to last up to 30 days. 

To be considered for the assignment, candidates must be in a current career service position and have passed their initial probationary period. 

WHO MAY APPLY: This position is only open to qualified King County employees that meet the minimum qualifications. 

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the requested and relevant information in the online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications and/or supplemental questionnaires that state, “see my resume” are considered incomplete and will not be considered to be competitive.

WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS: This is a Special Duty Assignment (SDA) position anticipated to end August 1, 2022 but subject to change dependent on operational need. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not eligible for overtime. Typical hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm. This position is represented by PROTEC17. 

Teleworking Requirement 

The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situationsKing County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
 King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.  


RECRUITER: Annette Coleman;



Job Duties

  • Supervise two Asset Management staff to maintain portfolio compliance and respond to provider requests for changes.
  • Coordinate with public funder partners to determine inspection schedule and division of work for inspections pipeline that was temporarily waived due to COVID.  Implement and oversee schedule and deliverables.
  • Onboard and supervise new Asset Management TLT staff. 
  • Monitor annual data reports from providers to identify missing information and steps needed to collect accurate and complete data.  
  • Oversee and manage internal and external requests for information on affordable housing portfolio and projects. 
  • Serve on HHCDD Management Team, represent Asset Management’s interests to solve problems and communicate critical information to Asset Management team.  
  • Coordinate with Capital Programs Manager, HFP Manager, and PAO to address provider requests.    
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Experience working in affordable housing, asset management or property management.
  • Working knowledge and technical experience of HUD requirements and contract compliance for CDBG and HOME programs, as well as the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. 
  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff and managing projects to meet multiple objectives and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders including public funding partners, nonprofit housing providers and internal leadership to assess challenges, identify potential solutions, and implement action to solve problems.
  • Familiarity with local, state and federal affordable housing fund sources.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to distill complex information for presentation to non-technical audiences. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders who may have markedly different perspectives, including individuals, teams and agencies.
  • Experience building trusted working relationships with communities of color and other historically marginalized communities.
  • Ability to work with various database tools, generate reports and present information cogently. 

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. 

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play. 


Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans. 


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement 

King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter. 

As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to: 

• submit proof of vaccination or 

• have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation


People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 


The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor’s Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff’s Office, and the Executive Office. 


King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer 

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. 


To Apply 

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement. 


King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

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