Urban Programs Manager


The City of Nashua is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to lead our Urban Programs Department as the Urban Programs Manager. Take your career to the next level with us as opportunities for growth and development await.

JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Urban Programs Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Urban Programs Department, including, but not limited to the City’s CDBG and HOME Programs, Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes Program, the Citizen’s Advisory Commission, and other community programs/grants.

Primary duties include: preparation and implementation of the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, and CAPER; responsible for all facets of program compliance, tracking and reporting; development of policies and procedures; budgeting; staff oversight; contracting and grant agreements; HOME project underwriting; and other day-to day program related requirements.

This position interacts with a wide range of individuals, from low-income beneficiaries to elected officials and City Administration.  The Manager frequently delivers public presentations and professional level written documents.  Occasional night meetings are required, especially during development of the Annual Action Plan. This is a full-time Unaffiliated position, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. The salary is grade 16, dependent upon experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Development or similar field with focus in affordable housing and economic development. A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience
  • Must have experience with federal and state government regulations, specifically HUD programs
  • Ability to interpret complex regulations, knowledge of construction methods and theory, government contracting compliance, public relations; additional training and experience in hazardous materials evaluation and treatment is a plus
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Must possess high level of computer literacy
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Mandatory Participation in NH Retirement System (Pension)
  • 457 Retirement
  • Vacation/Sick/Personal Time
  • Weekly Pay
  • Limited Telework Opportunity Possible

HOW TO APPLY: If you are looking to start or further your career with the City of Nashua, submit a cover letter, application, resume, and three professional references at: http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Recruiting practices shall be consistent with State and Federal Law (5/29/2024)

Lizzie Gouveia

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