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The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.

Apply now at:

The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
(573) 443-2556

You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay

Executive Assistant

Department/Division: Administration

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Wage Range: $13.66 – $20.00/hour

Starting salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent fringe benefit package.

Summary of Position:  This is a highly-skilled professional secretarial and office management position providing support to the Chief Executive Officer, other staff, and the CHA Board of Commissioners.  This position demands exceptional organizational skills, computer proficiency, extensive knowledge of office procedures, and attention to detail.  Duties include supervising the front desk and reception, understanding and explaining the CHA’s housing programs and procedures, general clerical, project-based work, creating, updating, and maintaining files and records, setting up and coordinating meetings, scheduling hearings, recording and transcribing minutes, supervising support staff, and researching and purchasing office furniture and supplies. See the link below for a complete job description.

Application deadline is Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at close of business.  Application and job description available at Columbia Housing Authority, 201 Switzler St, Columbia, or, ADA accommodations, EOE.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   High School diploma or its equivalent, including or supplemented by courses in business administration, secretarial science, office management or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Minimum 2 years’ experience and/or training in clerical & secretarial functions including word processing, operation of standard office equipment and record maintenance.  Ability to type at least 40 words per minute; must be bondable and insurable; must have current driver’s license and excellent driving record; must be able to obtain/maintain a bank account; must pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Complete Job Description Below:
Executive Assistant

Please submit the following documents by Friday, November 3rd, 2017 to apply.  Documents can be faxed to CHA at 573-443-0051, or emailed to

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé
  3. CHA Employment Application & Authorization Form

Please direct inquiries to:
Amy McNulty, Human Resource Manager
For accommodations related to disability call (573) 443-2556, ext. 1120