Senior Program Manager

Who we are:

For over 25 years, CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country:

  • Helping communities create 200,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one;
  • Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions forever;
  • Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps;

Not only has CSH proven supportive housing works and changes the lives of individuals facing acute disabilities, complex medical and mental conditions, substance use disorders and economic barriers, we have done so while creating a family of nationally recognized experts who stay committed to our organization and mission throughout their careers. We attract talented professionals, offer competitive salaries with benefits, generous family leave and PTO, and fully embrace the philosophy that a sustainable work-life balance is desirable and achievable. With the aim of attracting good people who possess the confidence and drive to get the job done, CSH is now accepting applications for a Senior Program Manager (SPM) to work with our Ohio team.


Why we need you:

We are seeking a candidate who has a passion for the CSH mission and possesses the leadership and management skills necessary to advance and realize CSH’s vision and further our reputation in the communities we serve. CSH is seeking an enthusiastic, results-oriented Senior Program Manager (SPM) to join our Ohio team.  Located in our Columbus, Ohio office, this is a 12 month contract position (may be extended upon the availability of funding).

CSH is seeking a professional strong in project management, setting priorities and who works well independently within a multi-disciplinary team environment. If you demonstrate these skills and have experience with permanent housing and services models for vulnerable populations, CSH needs you.

As SPM you are responsible for implementing Ohio’s Community Transition Program, external relationship management, and providing ongoing training and technical assistance to the direct service providers and our partners.


What you will do:

  • Work within a team approach to manage an infrastructure of housing supports for individuals exiting state prison with substance use and/or co-occurring disorders under the Community Transition Program.
  • Support CareSource, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections in managing the initiative and achieving desired outcomes of decreased recidivism and increased participation in voluntary, behavioral health services.
  • Develop, execute and deliver high quality training to build the capacity of the supportive housing industry.
  • Provide technical assistance to support the delivery of housing assistance throughout the state. The range of technical assistance includes planning, policy development, site visits to subcontractors, brokering partnerships, case management for reentry populations, financial analysis, project performance analysis, eviction prevention, property management and other areas as needed.
  • Represent CSH in internal and public forums, including CSH committees, training sessions, public presentations, and meetings with external partners, policymakers, and stakeholders.
  • Foster collaboration between CSH and state and local partners to build support and capacity for supportive housing.
  • Convene and facilitate meetings with housing and service partners throughout the state.
  • Assist with policy work to improve system integration in areas such as Medicaid, Child Welfare, Olmstead compliance, etc.
  • Travel across Ohio for program delivery, monitoring contractors, and partner development.


How we work:

All CSH staff share a common competency framework. These guide our approach and in turn, help us create value. CSH staff are adaptable, entrepreneurial, creative, flexible, and problem solvers. We are strategic thinkers with a sense of humor, persistence, and a commitment to treating others with respect.


Do you have:

  • Experience in low income/supportive housing operations, housing-based supportive services, or re-entry housing programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree; Equivalent experience may substitute for education.
  • Experience monitoring contracts and ensuring program compliance is required.
  • Familiarity with permanent housing and services models for vulnerable populations such as: chronically homeless; Veterans; re-entry populations, families, harm reduction, housing first, high-need behavioral health, developmental disabilities.
  • Experience with colleagues and external audiences and partners in the areas of public policy, systems change, housing development/operations, and/or the delivery of supportive services.
  • Talent to take initiative to implement projects and pursue goals with moderate supervision.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation and written and verbal communication skills.


Interested in joining our team as a leader in the national supportive housing movement?


To Apply:  Candidates should apply by clicking on the link below. All candidates should attach their Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Expectations as one Microsoft Word or PDF document.

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