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Lexington Fair Housing Council

JOB LISTING

Position: Fair Housing Specialist (Full-Time)

Application Deadline: February 27, 2015

Employer: Lexington Fair Housing Council, Inc.

Address: 207 E. Reynolds Rd. Suite 130, Lexington, Kentucky 40517

Job Description: The Lexington Fair Housing Council provides assistance to aggrieved victims of housing discrimination. The Fair Housing Specialist will interview potential victims, analyze the housing related issues, and initiate HUD complaints where appropriate. The Fair Housing Specialist will speak to local civic groups, coordinate with other service organizations, and give Fair Housing trainings to housing providers. The Fair Housing Specialist will also handle the marketing for the agency, including website and social media maintenance. The Fair Housing Specialist will also be required to perform some community outreach. The Fair Housing Specialist will also handle office administrative functions and provide general support for the rest of the staff.

Location of Position: This position is based in Lexington, but will require travel throughout Kentucky.

Requirements: Position requires a driver’s license and use of personal vehicle. Knowledge and experience in real estate industry or civil rights enforcement would be helpful. Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent and either working towards completing a college degree or have successfully obtained a college degree. Basic computer skills are required. Experience in website maintenance/design is preferred but not required. Experience in marketing/public relations is preferred but not required. Excellent public speaking skills is a must. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required.

Salary: $23,000 - $25,000 With Benefits

To Apply:

Mail Resume, Cover Letter and Reference List To:

Lexington Fair Housing Council, Inc.

Attn: Shayla Johnson, Assistant Director

207 East Reynolds Road, Suite 130

Lexington, KY 40517

OR

Email Resume, Cover Letter and Reference List To: Shayla Johnson (fairhousingqueen@yahoo.com)

Position Open Until Filled

(This notice is subject to revision. The Lexington Fair Housing Council is an equal opportunity employer.)

Overview

The Lexington Fair Housing Council is a full-service, nonprofit civil rights agency committed to eradicating discrimination in housing. The Fair Housing Council enforces the federal Fair Housing Act, the Kentucky Fair Housing Act, and the fair housing laws of Lexington-Fayette Urban County.

The Lexington Fair Housing Council is the only private nonprofit fair housing agency in Kentucky and investigates complaints throughout the Commonwealth.

The Lexington Fair Housing Council does not charge for its services. If you have experienced discrimination in your search for a home, homeowners or renters insurance, or mortgage financing, call the Lexington Fair Housing Council at (859) 971-8067. Outside of Lexington, call our offices toll-free at (866) 438-8617.

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