NeighborWorks America: Working Together For Stronger Communities
Purpose of Division:
The NeighborWorks Services Group aims to build the capacity of organizations across the community development field through the development and provision of essential tools, learning and services. Created in 2014 through the merger of business units that charge fees for their services, the NWSG Division brings together a robust Training services department, which offers professional development for non-profit staff, boards and resident leaders across a variety of platforms (in person Training Institutes and place-based and online training) with a portfolio of more specialized Leadership, Outcome Evaluation, and Peer Learning services in a second department. Both are supported by a divisional marketing and a program financial services team reporting to the senior vice president.
The vice president, NeighborWorks Services Group (NWSG) - Training is a strategic and entrepreneurial leader responsible for the design, production, delivery, evaluation, and marketing of a variety of training and other services including the sale of publications for the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling (NCHEC). The NeighborWorks Training Institute (NTI) provides the highest quality training to the staff and boards of organizations and various local and state government officials committed to improving the affordability of neighborhood housing, the vitality of neighborhoods, and the quality of community life. The training and other services are targeted towards professionals from the NeighborWorks network, as well as over 2,000 other entities each year. The NeighborWorks Training Institute catalogue includes over 300 in-person and online courses in community engagement, affordable housing, asset management/real estate development, community economic development, construction and housing rehab, non-profit management and leadership, community and neighborhood revitalization, housing counseling, financial capability and single family and small business lending. In addition to the coursework, participants benefit from a variety of certifications that enable them to advance professionally and qualify for US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding.
Nature of Work Contacts:
Executives and staff within NeighborWorks America, Board members and agency representatives, the NeighborWorks network and the broader community development field, private and public-sector partners including funders, customers, speakers and training faculty. NeighborWorks contractors, vendors and other company representatives.
Oversees the management of all assigned in-person and online training activities and operations, CounselorMax, our new CMS, and Publications including budgeting, reporting and audit.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
(a) Education and Experience:
(b) Licenses, Certifications: None specified.
(c) Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
(d) Technology: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and its applications.
(e) NeighborWorks America Staff are expected to demonstrate excellence in the following:
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in community development/affordable housing and the non-profit sector. Background in professional development, program management and leadership development.
Working Conditions:(a) Travel: Up to 25%.(b) Physical/Sensory Demands: Fast paced, high pressure, working environment, extensive computer use.Special Provisions: None specified.
This position is currently accepting applications.