The LAHSA Commission is seeking a transformational and visionary leader who holds eradicating homelessness as a core value. This individual should be knowledgeable of best practices, systems, and understand the urgency to shelter the unhoused.
The new Executive Director of LAHSA should be a seasoned leader who understands the homeless services ecosystem and is able to articulate and advocate for the core values, mission and priorities of LAHSA to all key stakeholders and constituent interests.
This is a confidential process and will be handled accordingly throughout all phases of the recruitment and selection process. Nominations and submittals from interested candidates are desired immediately and/or by May 20, 2022. The recruitment is open until the position is filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early; evaluation of qualifications will be done throughout the recruitment process. Only a select number of highly qualified individuals will be invited to participate in a formal interview process. The Management Committee of the LAHSA Commission will conduct preliminary interviews.
An electronic version of all submittals is required. Interested candidates should apply immediately by sending a comprehensive resume and compelling cover letter of interest to: Keshia Douglas, Deputy Chief Talent Officer at email@example.com. Resumes received by May 20, 2022 will receive first consideration. Confidential inquiries are welcome.
Applicants may make a reasonable accommodation request for this job by calling the Human Resources Department at (213) 683-3333; or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overview of LAHSA: In December of 1993, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Los Angeles mayor and City Council created the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) as an independent, joint powers authority. LAHSA is the lead agency in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, which is the regional planning body that coordinates housing and services for homeless families and individuals in Los Angeles County. LAHSA coordinates and manages over $300 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs that provide shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.PartnersThrough LAHSA, funding, program design, outcomes assessment, and technical assistance are provided to more than 100 nonprofit partner agencies that assist people experiencing homelessness achieve independence and stability in permanent housing. Our partner agencies provide a continuum of programs ranging from outreach, access centers, emergency shelters, safe havens, transitional and permanent housing, and prevention, along with the necessary supportive services designed to provide the tools and skills required to attain a stable housing environment.Additionally, LA...HSA partners with both the city and county of Los Angeles to integrate services and housing opportunities to ensure wide distribution of service and housing options throughout the Los Angeles Continuum of Care.