Director, Consulting

Who we are:

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

  • Helping communities create over 335,000 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; and
  • Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps.

We have proven supportive housing works and changes the lives of individuals, families and communities, we have done so while creating a team of nationally recognized experts who stay committed to our organization and mission throughout their careers. We attract talented and diverse individuals, 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 committed to making a difference and who possess the confidence and drive to get the job done, CSH is now accepting applications for a Director to lead our efforts and business development for our Consulting line of business.

Why we need you:

Guided by our strategic plan, the Consulting Director will provide strategic leadership and oversight of our consulting work.  Your work will incorporate three key drivers: 1) racial equity, 2) thrive, and 3) data; and six priority populations in our work to advance supportive housing solutions throughout the country. Your portfolio will include developing new business in key priorities areas; supporting best practices in project management and consulting; deepening and developing partnerships including with existing and new subcontractors; and working closely with all CSH teams to generate new business, contacts, and products. The Consulting Director will also have some project responsibility to provide technical assistance, training, and capacity-building. The Consulting Director is part of CSH’s Field Operations team and reports within that structure. 

What you will do:

  • Provide strategic vision and thought leadership to identify, create, broaden, and engage community partners in consulting engagements.
  • Work across CSH teams to provide consulting and project management leadership and support including our geographically based teams, Fund Development, and other national teams.
  • Leverage and partner with CSH’s national program units in pursuit of state and local outcomes.
  • Prepare and monitor individual project budgets, team financials, develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Craft and implement an annual business development and work plan in partnership with CSH team leads that advances CSH’s broader regional and national goals.
  • Manage internal deployment for staffing projects and subcontractors.
  • Serve as a project manager on various technical assistance, training and/or knowledge sharing projects for supportive housing developers, service providers and policy makers.
  • Represent CSH internally and externally.
  • Proactively seek philanthropic, government or other revenue generating grant or contract opportunities for CSH’s work. Collaborate with our internal teams to develop proposals, scopes of work and budgets to meet annual revenue goals.

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 with a commitment to racial equity. We are strategic thinkers with a sense of humor, persistence, and a commitment to treating others with respect. You should have a passion for the CSH mission and possession of the leadership and management skills necessary to advance and realize CSH’s vision and further enhance the organization’s reputation in the communities we serve. Specifically, we are seeking:

  • 7+ years of professional experience, preferably in consulting or affordable/supportive housing fields. 
  • Demonstrated leadership, management skills and the high level decision-making necessary to advance and realize CSH’s vision and further advance the CSH’s strategic plan.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation and written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically and socially diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated skills at building high quality teams and project management, including setting performance expectations and managing multiple internal and external priorities.
  • Talent to take initiative to implement projects and pursue goals with moderate supervision.
  • Ability to travel as needed is required. Travel is likely to average about once a month depending on the types of projects assigned. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office application skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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.

CSH is proud that it has been and always will be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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