Mediator 

The Fair Housing Center seeks an experienced mediator to serve as a neutral party in their Landlord-Tenant Mediation department.

The successful candidate will, through education and experience:

  1. Have a strong foundation of basic mediation skills and ethics for mediators.
  2. Be able to explain the mediation process and confidentiality to landlords, tenants, and the general public.
  3. Be comfortable working with a widely diverse population of people.
  4. Have the ability to work effectively with people under stressful situations, identify problems and potential solutions, and be well-versed in conflict management and diffusion skills.
  5. Ability to utilize Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, etc.) with ability to track activities in our proprietary case management system.
  6. Have (or learn) a working knowledge of Ohio’s landlord-tenant laws, and eviction procedures.
  7. Have knowledge about and be able to interpret Federal, State, and Local laws concerning discrimination in housing; and
  8. Have the ability to build relationships with and educate the community through outreach, presentations, and workshops.

This is a full-time (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) exempt position, with some evenings or weekends as needed. Additional training will be provided. The Fair Housing Center offers competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences (particularly fields dealing with people) or equivalent required. Some amount of relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirements.
  • Solid conflict resolution skills; formal training(s) preferred.
  • One or more years experience in mediation.

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing qualifications to HR@toledofhc.org.

Grants Administrator/Office Manager

The Fair Housing Center is seeking an energetic, critical thinker who can manage multiple projects.

This position is a key administrative role and is responsible for coordinating the development, administrative management, reporting, and closeout of grants. This person will ensure that the Center’s grant management activities are executed professionally, efficiently, and on schedule. This position also performs office management duties and regularly interacts with the Board of Directors. The Fair Housing Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; exceptional interpersonal skills, a focused listener.
  • Advanced MS Office skills, including Excel.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative and manage projects assigned through completion with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as a highly resourceful team player under pressure and within deadlines.
  • Creative and innovative thinker, who actively presents new opportunities, proposes solutions and recommends best practices.
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and effectively resolve potential issues through creative problem solving.
  • Ability to work creatively and with flexibility in a fast paced environment while maintaining high work standards.
  • Ability to develop rapport and engender trust
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and professional demeanor.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years of applicable grant administration experience required.
  • Experience in foundations, nonprofits, human resources, and finance is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing qualifications to HR@toledofhc.org.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Fair Housing Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.