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The Cloudburst Group offers a wide range of rewarding career opportunities for talented technical, managerial, and support professionals in the United States and Internationally. We encourage staff growth and advancement, including training and professional skills building to increase knowledge and competence and to enable us to stay abreast of new developments, especially in science, research, and technology.

We do most of our work in teams, giving all staff the opportunity to explore new ideas, inform product development, and participate in discussions on the strategic direction of our company.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our workforce reflects a cultural diversity that gives us a broad and valuable spectrum of backgrounds and perspectives. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

The Cloudburst Group is seeking a Homelessness Data and Evaluation Specialist who loves data and evaluation and has experience using it to influence Federal and State/Local decision makers whose mission is to improve homeless systems. Here is an opportunity to work on a variety of projects with the mission to prevent and end homelessness. Cloudburst has a growing portfolio of data and evaluation programs with state, local, and federal government clients, including funding from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) to support local communities to effectively use data to drive strategic decision-making and homeless system performance improvements.

This position will provide technical direction, quality assurance oversight, and management of evaluation and applied data analytics projects—managing and conducting large-scale and rigorous studies focusing on homelessness and providing technical assistance to HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grantees. Proficiency in a range of quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodologies is required. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in HUD homeless assistance programs, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data standards, as well as key strategies for improving efforts to end homelessness including Housing First and Coordinated Entry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead evaluation and applied data analytics projects, providing technical oversight and quality assurance.
  • Oversee the technical design and implementation of evaluations, including evaluation designs, sampling strategies, instrument development, data collection, implementation of mixed methods analysis (econometrics, qualitative, etc.), and dissemination of results through written reports, conference presentations, etc.
  • Advanced capabilities in at least one statistical package (STATA, R) and experience using analytical software packages.
  • Provide guidance, capacity building and training directly to CoC Program grantees to support the strategic directions of HUD’s Data TA Strategy to Improve Data and Performance.
  • Provide technical support to CoCs on using data in strategic decision-making and performance management.
  • Work within a dynamic team of other like-minded professionals committed to developing solutions to prevent and end homelessness.
  • Stay current on HUD requirements and policy priorities (i.e. using data to improve local systems of care; Coordinated Entry; Housing First; rural and unsheltered homelessness; and Rapid Re-housing and diversion strategies, etc.).
  • Exercise independent initiative to learn new skills as part of a fast-paced team-centered environment.
  • Domestic travel is required (on average 4 nights a month).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in a related field preferred but will consider a Master’s with 6 to 10 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with homelessness programs and conducting evaluations or research projects that leverage academic training and practical experience in quantitative research/evaluation and statistical methodologies.
  • Proficient understanding of HUD’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data and CoC Programs; familiarity with HUD’s housing, community, and economic development programs.
  • Demonstrated competence in managing and implementing complex projects, client relations, and project and contract management. Ability to travel to oversee program implementation and provide technical expertise (est. 10-20% time).
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and/or independently respond to situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to be flexible, working within a small company (including in a telecommuting relationship) are essential.
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COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Are you passionate about making a difference in communities and helping them to make smart and targeted strategic planning investment decisions for housing and community development? The Cloudburst Group, a mission driven organization, striving to create impact, empower communities and build resilience, is looking to attract passionate and self-motivated leaders to design, implement and manage housing, community and economic development and disaster resilience/recovery programs.

As a national leader in provision of Housing and Community Development technical assistance, Cloudburst is looking for a full time Senior Housing and Community Development professional to join a dynamic team in translating regulatory and policy priorities into action with communities.

The ideal candidate would have served at either the Federal, State, or local government level and been responsible for oversight of HUD Community Planning and Development programs, especially CDBG and/or HOME and familiar with program design, program implementation, program monitoring and/or strategic planning. We are looking for candidates who can identify strategic growth opportunities and work with the leadership team and program managers to establish an action plan to contribute to the growth of new business opportunities with state and local governments.

In the ever-evolving world of shifting community dynamics, familiarity with preparing for and responding to disasters or administration of CDBG-DR funding is also preferred. Strong professional networks and relationships with key officials in the industry or at HUD also preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight to project teams through quality control review, regular team meetings, and team coaching.
  • Develop and oversee staff assignments, budget planning, and deliverable schedules.
  • Manage relationships with clients, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Serve as a programmatic subject matter expert in provision of assistance, including playing key leadership roles in politically charged or challenging assignments.
  • Provide leadership for business development, including growing new lines of business, seeking out new opportunities and contributing to proposal development.
  • Stay abreast of policy, regulatory, and best practices in the field.
  • Provide thought leadership to the field through writing and speaking engagements.
  • Partner with the leadership team to support the organization’s growth and establish short- and long-term strategic plans.
  • Represent the firm at events, convenings and conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ten years of Housing and Community Development experience at the Federal, State or local level
  • Comfort and knowledge of HUD CPD and cross-cutting program requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple projects and teams at one time
  • At least 3 years of staff and project management experience
  • Flexibility to travel as needed (estimated at 1-2 trips per month)
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COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

We are a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic, and environmental resilience. We have an exciting entry-level opportunity for a recent grad who is passionate about helping communities maximize the impact of their affordable housing and homeless assistance programs.

As part of a team of analysts, this Jr. Analyst position will provide support for the development and implementation of technical assistance projects for federal (HUD-funded programs) and state/local government clients in the areas of community development, homeless assistance, data analytics and affordable housing. The Jr. Analyst will also assist in the preparation of a variety of reports, assessments, or evaluations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative support for various project teams including coordination of product development, meetings, and trainings.
  • Assist with general administrative support, including tracking and reporting on monthly project status, monitoring project budgets and developing business proposals.
  • Conduct research, data analyses, management studies, cost-benefit analysis, and similar activities.
  • Participate as an active team member providing recommendations and ideas to strengthen project processes and activities.
  • Review work product for compliance with standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field social and political sciences, urban planning and development, business and social work.
  • Excellent written communication skills; ability to convey information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills specifically Word and Excel. Math proficiency also required.
  • Demonstrate independence and initiative to learn new skills as part of a fast-paced team-centered work environment.
  • Interpersonal skills and flexibility are essential.
  • Ability to follow instructions on assigned tasks and seek support as necessary.
Apply Now

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

We are a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic, and environmental resilience. We have an exciting entry-level opportunity for a full-time Accounts Payable Junior Analyst.

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Accounting Manager and will be responsible for making processing invoices, expense reports, and credit card charges. The candidate should have the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced environment, meet tight processing deadlines, work well in a team environment, and be adaptable to change.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review all Travel Expense Reports to ensure they follow both Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) as well as internal Cloudburst procedures.
  • Ensure invoice approval and appropriate charge codes are submitted before entering subcontractor or consultant invoices in Deltek Costpoint.
  • Enter invoices, mark appropriately and file awaiting payment.
  • Perform weekly check runs: voucher selection, prepayment report, run checks, mail checks.
  • Research and reconcile vendor invoices.
  • Code monthly American Express statement and reconcile GL account.
  • Accurately execute all processing items on departmental processing task.
  • Respond in timely manner to all operational inquiries.
  • Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Deltek Costpoint entries
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect accounts operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Assist with all department audits on a periodic basis (internal and external audit).
  • Filing of all accounting related reports timely.
  • Provide backup support in the absence of Accounting staff.
  • Provide special project support as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in Accounting preferred but will consider applicant with Associates degree in Accounting or related field of study and two years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to research compliance items for responses to employees as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements of existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising supervisor on needed actions.
  • Knowledge of Deltek Costpoint a plus.
  • Must be able to manage Balance Sheet reconciliations and financial information.
  • Strict attention to detail and great organization skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel®.
  • Good communication skills.
Apply Now

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

We are a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic, and environmental resilience. We have an exciting part-time (32 hours/week) temporary (16 weeks max.) opportunity for a Strategic Communications Intern.

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Communications Specialist and will be responsible for supporting the audit and rewrite of webpage content for a large Government Agency. The candidate should have highly developed reading and writing comprehension, the ability to meet tight deadlines, work well in a team environment, and be adaptable to change.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tasks will include review and rewrite audited webpage content based on Cloudburst’s content strategy and webpage templates.
  • Analyze, categorize, and update existing Agency webpage content into Google Docs.
  • Support the development and production of weekly website metrics reports.
  • Make recommendations on visual assets for the Agency website based on best practices in web and graphic design.
  • Work closely with a communications team to provide support for website content, research, reports, presentations, and digital media deliverables, maintaining branding standards and message consistency across communications.
  • Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working towards or received a bachelor’s degree in communications, English, political science, pre-law, or related field.
  • Excellent written communications and copy-editing skills with high attention to grammar and detail.
  • Strong project, organizational, and process management skills, capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiar with Google Docs.
  • Self-starter able to work with a highly collaborative team and adapt to an ever-changing environment.
  • Interpersonal skills and flexibility are essential.

DESIRED

  • Paralegal experience highly preferred.
  • Prior experience with GSA (General Services Administration) or other federal government agency.
  • Proven experience in a digitally focused role, including HTML and basic principles of web design (Drupal in particular).
Apply Now

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

As an Economically Disadvantaged, Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) we are creating impact, empowering communities, building resilience – where and when it matters. We have an immediate opening for an individual with a background in social sciences, public/social policy or health/public health who will be responsible for working with our clients to ensure successful completion of a contractual work plan including data collection, information gathering, analysis, and product development activities.

This position will support a Department of Health and Human Services initiative to inform the development of National Family Caregiving Strategies to include review of available federally funded efforts supporting family caregivers. Activities will include policy review and analysis; key informant interviews with stakeholders; logistical and administrative support for Advisory Councils and their subcommittees.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and organize meeting logistics, which will include (but are not limited to) making travel arrangements, preparing agenda and writing minutes of meeting proceedings, preparing materials, securing and operating various communications technologies.
  • Provide in-person and virtual meetings for approximately 100 to 200 attendees. This will include coordinating the agenda, arranging for recording transcription, and composing meeting minutes.
  • Perform an array of activities related to data collection, information gathering, analysis, and synthesis. Focus may be on Family Caregiving and/or Grandparent Raising Grandchildren.
  • Research relevant data and informational resources as needed. Collect and synthesize all public feedback and input such as public testimony e-mails and outreach.
  • Organize presentation of external stakeholders and experts when requested.
  • Produce content related to client objectives that may be used to educate the public and external stakeholders.
  • Provide analysis to assist in the identification of barriers and gaps in Federal public policy and funding. Analyze programs, policies, and initiatives to produce an inventory, interim reports to Congress and national strategy.
  • Assist in product development and content management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in public social sciences, public/social policy or health/public health or related field.
  • Minimum of four- or five-years’ relevant professional work experience.
  • Possess relevant policy and programmatic knowledge of legislative statutes, administrative guidance and federal funding across Federal systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with policies, promising practices and innovative models for addressing areas of concern related to family caregivers or grandparents raising grandchildren.
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with individuals of a variety of diverse backgrounds, education, and economic levels; understand the needs of technical and non-technical personnel within client agencies.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities, while working under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Professional and mature demeanor and conduct, especially during interactions with the client.
  • Problem-solving, decision-making, and strong judgment skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and/or independently respond to situations.
  • Interpersonal skills and flexibility within a small office are essential.

DESIRED

  • Paralegal experience highly preferred.
  • Prior experience with GSA (General Services Administration) or other federal government agency.
  • Proven experience in a digitally focused role, including HTML and basic principles of web design (Drupal in particular).
Apply Now

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

  • Holiday
  • Bereavement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Jury Duty

INSURANCE

  • Medical Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Accident/Hospital
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Dental Insurance
  • Worker’s Comp
  • Vision Insurance
  • DBA/Med Evacuation

RETIREMENT

  • 401k Safe Harbor Plan

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

  • Medical
  • HRA
  • Dependent
  • Transit/Parking

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

EMPLOYEE WELFARE

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Discount

Request for Qualifications: Housing and Community Development

The Cloudburst Group is seeking qualified consultants and subcontractors to join our growing team in our Housing and Community Development (HCD) practice area.

To respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), please:

  1. Complete and return the Cloudburst HCD Matrix; and,
  2. Using the examples in the Cloudburst HCD RFQ, submit a brief biography. The biography should include fully loaded hourly rates for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Note: Organizations responding to this RFQ must include a brief biography of the organization as well as biographies of each individual providing services under this RFQ.

Responses should be remitted to [email protected].

Please email Denise Lomuntad if you have any questions.

We endeavor to make www.cloudburstgroup.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 240-582-3312 or [email protected]. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.