Company: Town of Nantucket

Job description:

The Town of Nantucket, Massachusetts has an immediate opening for the position of Housing Director. The Housing Office’s mission is to provide for the creation and preservation of affordable and attainable housing in the Town of Nantucket for the benefit of both year-round low and moderate-income households which may have financial difficulty as well as Town employees.

As a senior-level department manager, the Director reports directly to the Town Manager and plans, organizes, supervises, and directs the activities of the department.  Ensures Town compliance with federal and state affordable housing production requirements and reporting. Advises the Affordable Housing Trust, Town Administration, and the Select Board regarding affordable housing needs, efforts, programs, and opportunities on Nantucket.  Represents the Town to local and state agencies as well as the state house, financial institutions, and legal counsel for affordable housing matters. Serves as the Fair Housing Director for the Town. Directs the activities of the Property Management Office and serves on committees involving Town employee and other local housing issues. Advises and assists departments with the development and implementation of strategies to meet the Select Board’s Strategic Plan initiatives related to housing.

The successful candidate ideally has a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a position requiring supervisory responsibility in affordable housing, property/facility management, real estate, or related field(s). A master’s degree is desired, and a valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required.

Residency required. The Town will put forth best efforts to assist with securing housing.

The Town of Nantucket offers a retirement pension through Barnstable County Retirement, 90% employer-sponsored health insurance plan options, and a diverse selection of supplemental insurance policies.

Application Deadline: Sunday, October 1st at 4 pm.

The Town of Nantucket ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Job type: Full Time

Fully remote: No

Salary range: Starting Salary range: $140K commensurate with experience.

Location: Nantucket, MA Massachusetts


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