Housing and Community Development Project Analyst


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Division Director. Performs a wide variety of professional level research, administrative, and analytical duties in support of the Division. Maintains and analyzes a variety of data related to Division operations and community development indicators. Facilitates requests for projects assigned. Coordinates research of community needs and report findings and recommendations for Division programs. Assists in the development, coordination, and participation in strategic planning, policy development, data collections, and reporting activities of community development initiatives. Undertakes policy analysis, frames issues for policy consideration, and makes recommendation to management. Collects and manages data to analyze programs, projects, and geographic areas. Ensures that data is collected properly and is accurate and organized in a way that guides decision making. Researches, collects, and evaluates data necessary to meet reporting and evaluation requirements. Provides technical assistance to management in the creation of project documentation. Assists in the preparation of reports and presentations for various groups, committees, and other constituents. Performs and processes data to ensure analysis is accurate. Collects, organizes, analyzes, and presents relevant data to management.  Serves as liaison between HCD and the customer concerning requests, standards, expectations, and other program and project matters. Maintains awareness of emerging technologies regarding data collections.  Attends various meetings and work sites by driving throughout the City.


  1.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDSMust be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with management, staff, city and state officials, local agencies, and the general public.  Requires the use of general office equipment such as a computer, copier, fax machine, and telephone.  Requires the ability to operate an automobile to attend meetings and various work sites. Requires the ability to read, interpret, and apply federal regulations.

Majority of the work is performed in an office environment and involves extensive contact with all City and division employees, supervisors, management and general public. Requires frequent travel throughout the City to attend various meetings and occasional travel out of town for meetings. Possible exposure to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat, and various weather conditions while attending various meetings.



Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, City and Regional Planning, Statistics, Finance or related field and four (4) years professional experience to include advanced Excel skills (V-lookups, Pivot tables, etc.), and coordinating projects; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license as a condition of continued employment.   Extensive working experience applying research techniques, conducting financial analysis, statistical analysis, preparing visualization required.

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County withing six (6) months from the date of employment.  Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management@memphistn.gov.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: May 3, 2023


  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,825.86
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 66,622.4
  • Pay Basis: Yearly
Mairi Albertson

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