Pueblo of Sandia
Job Code
Pay Rate
$52,096 - $67,725 annual
Tribal Government
Employment Status



Position Summary
Under the direction of the LandsDirector, coordinates the activities of the new low and moderate income housing projects within the Pueblo of Sandia.
Supervision Exercised
Reports directly to the Lands Director.
Supervises Housing Administrative Assistant.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develops new housing programs.
  2. Administrates existing housing programs.
  3. Reviews loan applications and makes approval recommendations to Tribal Council.
  4. Supervises, coordinates and participates in housing loan processing with loan service agent, counseling and field inspections.
  5. Analyzes, interprets, evaluates and recommends loan processing procedures.
  6. Coordinate with HUD and other housing officials
  7. Develop, administer and monitors budget under the supervision of the Lands Director
  8. Prepare, administer and monitor grants and contracts to ensure compliance with applicable requirements.
  9. Develop annual and five-year housing plans in coordination with the Governor and Tribal Council.
  10. Provides technical assistance and information to Tribal Council and other community groups.
  11. Coordinate with Community Development Planner on housing project planning.
  12. Secures environmental clearances in coordination with the Environment department.
  13. Investigates complaints and responds to problems and inquiries concerning work activities and program administration.
  14. Interviews, hires, evaluates, and does corrective actions on assigned staff.
  15. Works with existing housing committees and boards.
  16. Other duties as required or assigned.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Knowledge of housing programs, public and private and ability to develop such programs.
  2. Must have Windows computer, Microsoft Office software skills.
  3. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Knowledge of principles, concepts, practices, procedures and techniques of affordable housing and building inspection programs.
  5. Knowledge of legal requirements and economic principles associated with contract administration.
  6. Knowledge of supervisory and management techniques.
  7. Knowledge of building construction methods, material costs.
  8. Knowledge of Federal and state loan and grant programs and related requirements.
  9. Knowledge of budgeting methods and procedures.
  10. Ability to supervise, administer and coordinate the processing and documentation of housing applications, construction contracts and loan agreements.
  11. Ability to initiate and carry out required assignments and use independent judgment.
  12. Ability to adhere to multiple deadlines and handle multiple projects.
  13. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of applications and records. 


Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s degree in one or more of the following;
    • Public Administration
    • Business Administration
    • or related field required.
  2. Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in housing and community development
  3. Two (2) years of supervisory lead experience.
  4. Must have a valid NM Driver’s License
Licensing Status
Must be able to successfully pass a Backgroundand Character Investigation in compliance with PL 101.630.