310 S. Roosevelt ST
Aberdeen, SD 57401

+605 226 2321
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 5:00
Friday - 10:00 - 2:30

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Program Specialist

Full time position, 8 am – 5 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am – 2:30 pm Friday with a 30 minute lunch break.  Must have a valid driver’s license with occasional travel to off-site training that includes lodging, per diem and travel reimbursed as approved by the Board.

Benefits are sick and annual leave, state retirement (6% employee, 6% employer) and group life insurance.

Process and maintain complete and accurate tenant files, calculate interim changes, as well as annual certifications and move-in/move-out paperwork.  Maintain knowledge of current housing regulations that pertain to the program requirements through ongoing training.  Assist with clientele at the front desk and on the phone with all general information, maintain security deposit program files and conduct all necessary interviews and occupancy determinations relating to programs.

Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, prioritize workload, process and maintain large volumes of detailed paperwork simultaneously.  Ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.  Must have the ability to handle difficult situations in a professional manner with knowledge of problem solving techniques when dealing with the public and clientele.  Ability to demonstrate patience and tactfulness without allowing client/tenant to over-utilize staff time.

College degree preferred or at least 3 years office experience with computer, customer service experience and communication skills required.

All other duties as assigned.

The position is open until filled.

Application Requirements

When filling out our application form, be sure to follow directions carefully and answer all questions. The application is a required form. Please read carefully and complete all sections. Applications that are not complete, or that have entries such as “see resume attached” are not accepted. Remember to sign the application.

You must file your application, along with a resume, before the closing date. This means your application and resume must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the specified closing date at our office located at 310 S. Roosevelt St., Aberdeen, SD 57401. You may pick up an application/job description at either:

  • Job Service, 420 South Roosevelt Street, or
  • Stop by our office at 310 S. Roosevelt Street

If your availability, address, or phone number changes after you file the application, notify us immediately. Failure to do so may result in your name being removed from the applicant list.

A new application must be submitted each time you apply. If applying for more than one position at the same time, you may use one application and name all positions you are applying for on the application.

The AHA Hiring Process

After the application deadline, your application will be reviewed to ensure that it is complete. We will determine if your work experience and qualifications match the job for which you have applied.

A series of two interviews will be conducted for each vacant position. Please note that not all applicants for a position will be interviewed.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by phone. After first interviews are complete, we will determine which candidates will receive a second interview. AHA will contact you by phone if you are selected for a second interview.

If you are not selected for a position, you will be sent a letter notifying you once the position has been filled.

We appreciate your assistance and patience in this process.