The Jonesboro Housing Authority is seeking an experienced Housing Counselor/Homeownership Coordinator to administer its HUD approved Housing Counseling Program and provide supportive services to assist the JHA's Housing Choice Voucher clients in becoming successful homebuyers and assist persons with mortgage default and other issues that are endangering their homeownership. This position will require administrative, computer proficiency, customer service, counseling and social services skills and will consist of 40 hours per week. The primary objective of the position is to educate families and individuals in order to help them make smart decisions regarding improving their housing situation and meeting the responsibility of tenancy and homeownership. The Counselor will assist and educate borrowers to avoid inflated appraisals, unreasonable high interest rates, unaffordable repayment terms and other conditions that can result in a loss of equity, increased debt, default and possible foreclosure. The Counselor will provide resource(s) for information concerning Fair Housing and Fair Lending.