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Robert Half Grant Manager & Housing Community Development Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Private consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking a Grant Manager and Housing Community Development Specialist.

This firm offers services ranging from basic planning of Federal & State funds, to more multifaceted development projects. They are looking to expand their team due to increase business. Specific services offered by this firm include:

• Community Development

• Economic Development

• Housing Development

• Redevelopment Planning

• Urban Design

• Historic Preservation

• Grant Writing

• Technical Services

Salary is based on experience and education

Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm, 40 hours per week.

This position is onsite at their corporate headquarters located just outside of Pittsburgh, PA.

Responsibilities may include:

• Provide information and technical assistance to clients in regard to different Federal and State programs.

• Meet with municipalities, authorities, councils of government, business owners, developers, and non-profit organizations to discuss their plans and determine financing alternatives to accomplish their plans.

• Monitor and evaluate projects for compliance with Federal Regulations.

• Prepare periodic status reports, as required or needed by clients.

• Provide grantmanship to clients for Federal and State programs.

• Prepare feasibility reports and market studies.

• Prepare affordable housing studies.

• Perform related duties, as may be assigned.

Interest in the Areas of:

• Governmental programs for housing, community and economic development.

• Governmental agencies and the process related to economic development, redevelopment, land use, long-range planning, and physical planning/site development.

• Land acquisition, construction, reconstruction, and infrastructure concepts.

• Project management, contract administration, and budget/financial management.

• Local government entities and community development agencies.

• Accounting, finance, and budgetary procedures.

• Local environmental review, community participation, and general development process.

• Housing programs and services for the homeless, disabled, and protected classes of the population.

• Fair Housing and affordable, accessible, and accommodating housing.

If you are interested in being considered, please apply online. After applying, please call Carrie Haglund at 412-643-0515 to confirm your application has been received. If you get her voice mail, please reference the job for the Grant Manager and Housing Community Development Specialist in your message.

Thank you!


Minimum Requirements include:

Bachelor’s Degree or Masters Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Geography, Political Science, Planning, Urban Design, Business Administration, History, or a related field.

Successful candidates should most of the following requirements:

• Communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

• Use of software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and GIS, with proficiency.

• Interact professionally with supervisors, co-workers, outside agencies, governmental and business entities, and the public.

• Work as a team member with others and the ability to perform self-directed tasks.

• Utilize skills in writing, problem-solving, presentation and public speaking.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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