NeighborWorks America: Working Together for Strong Communities
Purpose of Division:
The National Initiatives Division of NeighborWorks® America (NeighborWorks) is responsible for developing, testing, and managing innovative national programs and services designed in support of the approximately 240 NeighborWorks Organizations with the overall objective of sustaining a network of excellence that creates opportunities for people to live affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities.
In addition, the division oversees grant programs beyond the NeighborWorks Network, including other non-profit and governmental agencies throughout the country. The areas of focus within National Initiatives include homeownership and lending, financial capability, community and resident engagement and real estate programs. The division is led by the Senior Vice President of National Initiatives, who is responsible for establishing the priorities and procedures for programmatic and grant offerings. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Sr. Manager
Reporting to the Senior Manager of National Homeownership Program & Lending, this specialist works within the National Initiatives Division to support network strategies that ensure successful sustainable homeownership. The specialist will support the network and other NeighborWorks’ divisions through data analysis, communication efforts, supporting the operations for the HUD Housing Counseling program and the National Full Cycle Homeownership Certification Program, and oversight of the network of NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Centers. This specialist will also be responsible for coordinating with the program Budget Manager and the Procurement division for all professional services acquired under the HUD Housing Counseling program. This a term-limited, full-time position.
“Due to the current pandemic circumstances and our commitment to provide the highest care for our community, NeighborWorks America requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before being hired. Candidates should be prepared to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or discuss accommodations in line with COVID-19 safety protocols.”
Nature of Work Contacts:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
(a) Education: Bachelor’s degree in public policy, public affairs, nonprofit management, or related field.
(b) Experience: Professional experience in developing and implementing projects and initiatives, administering, and awarding grants, communicating, and presenting project and policy information, managing budgets.
(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. Excellent database and spreadsheet skills required.
Preferred Qualifications: None specified.
(a) Travel: up to 20%
(b) Physical/Sensory Demands: Fast-paced working environment, extensive computer usage. Must be able to work independently. Must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with senior leaders within NeighborWorks America, the NeighborWorks Network and the nonprofit sector.
Occasional work outside of normal business hours, such as weekends and evenings required.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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