NeighborWorks America: Working Together for Strong Communities
Purpose of Division:
The National Real Estate Programs Department is one of four departments that make up the National Initiatives Division at NeighborWorks America. The Division is responsible for developing, testing, and managing innovative national strategies and services in support of the approximately 250 local NeighborWorks Organizations located across the country. Areas of focus for the National Real Estate Programs Department include real estate development and asset management, business strengthening, and access to capital. The duties of this position are performed under the direct supervision of the Senior Vice President of National Initiatives.
The Vice President, National Real Estate Programs, leads NeighborWorks’ national efforts to achieve corporate real estate goals. The Vice President provides subject matter expertise, strategic planning, national thought leadership and leads program development and management activities. Key focus areas of this position include designing and overseeing strategies that support sustainable business lines in real estate development, portfolio management and resident services. This position provides direction to align NeighborWorks financial and technical resources in support the NeighborWorks organizations that actively develop multifamily and single family real estate and operate some 175,000 rental units. In addition, the Vice President is actively engaged with NeighborWorks’ affiliated community development capital corporations in supporting needed capital products to serve the network’s real estate activities.
The Vice President leads a team of five program managers (one vacant position) and is responsible for staff performance and budget development and oversight.
Preference is for Washington, DC; consideration will be given for NeighborWorks regional office locations (Atlanta, Boston, New York, Kansas City or Denver).
Real Estate Development and Preservation
Management and Leadership
(a) Education: Bachelor’s degree is required.
(b) Experience: Minimum 15 years of experience in the field of affordable housing development, management or financing, including both technical and leadership roles,
(c) Licenses, Certifications: None specified.
(d) Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
(e) NeighborWorks America Staff are expected to demonstrate excellence in the following:
(f) Technology: Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite.
A Master’s degree in business administration, public policy/administration/affairs, nonprofit management, planning, or related discipline is strongly preferred.
(a) Travel: Up to 25 percent.
(b) Physical/Sensory Demands: Fast-paced working environment, extensive computer usage including regular use of video conferencing.
This position is currently accepting applications.