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Housing Development Associate - Onsite

Company: Catholic Charities of Central Washington
Location: Yakima
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location Yakima - West - Yakima, WAPosition Type Full Time -Salary Range $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 Salary/yearTravel Percentage Up to 25%Description Excited about this role, but don't meet 100% of the expected qualifications listed above? We'd still love for you to apply! Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where unique experiences are valued and everyone has the opportunity to contribute. Research has continuously shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all the listed qualifications. We want to help overcome this trend and seek to make space for unique and relevant skills and attributes. So, when applying to Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington, rest assured that your application is reviewed by a living, breathing human being, and evaluated based on key competencies needed for success in the position. Questions or concerns? Contact recruiting@catholiccharitiescw.org, we'd be happy to connect!

You can do the work you love, be your authentic self, and make an impact in the lives of thousands. We believe in a culture rooted in community, collaboration, and growth. As an agency we are inspired by our Mission of bringing hope to life, especially those most in need.

Wage Range

$50000 - $70000 Salary/year

Benefits:

* Medical/Dental

* FSA

* 403(b) Retirement

* Additional Voluntary Benefits

* Paid Holidays

* Vacation/Sick Leave

* Education Assistance Program

* Employee Assistance Program

* Longevity awards



Position Summary:

The Housing Development Associate (HDA) will be responsible to assist the Housing Development Manager (HDM) with all housing development activities from concept to build ready lots (single family) or close out (multi-family) for Catholic Charities Housing Services (CCHS). Duties will include assisting the HDM in working with local government officials, parishes and community groups to identify local needs and establish local support, determine development feasibility, land assembly, negotiate purchase and sale agreements, market analysis, preparation of funding applications, design and construction oversight, fiscal monitoring,

Project completion, financing closeout, assist with coordinating program transfer and other duties as assigned

Responsibilities:


  • Help maintain contact with local parishes and interested community contacts to inform CCHS of local housing need and develop local support for affordable housing in area communities
  • Assist with project management for developments
  • Support all aspects of project development from planning to construction completion that includes providing professional expertise in areas of land assembly, housing finance, project viability, needs assessment, technical assistance and project construction management
  • Support the research and analysis of housing markets to determine local unmet needs in area communities
  • Assist the assembly and coordination of the project team for housing development (i.e. architect, engineer, developer, general contractor, etc.)
  • Help develop and manage project timeliness, financial modeling of development and operating budgets
  • Assist with the preparation and submittal of funding applications for pre-development
  • Assist in obtaining permanent financing for new construction and/or acquisition and rehabilitation developments
  • Help coordinate and review all third party studies such as environmental assessments, market studies, appraisals, and architectural plans and specifications
  • Support the coordination and review all legal documents, third party contracts, financing contracts, and loan agreements
  • Help ensure compliance with all reporting agencies and guidelines for local, state, and federal programs for the construction elements of the project
  • Assist with the coordination of development efforts with asset management, property management, company and resident services to ensure functional design ad optimal operational efficiency to meet residents needs and ongoing project operational financial viability.
  • Respect CCHS at local, regional, and national events and advocate for affordable housing as appropriate
  • Is responsible for personal/professional development by identifying pertinent workshops and opportunities that contribute continued growth and to benefit CCHS in house expertise
  • Participates in annual evaluations with the Housing Development Manager
  • Works in a team based manner that includes regularly scheduled staff and agency meetings to plan the pursuit and accomplishments of CCHS goals and mission.
  • Perform other duties as assigned




    Job Requirements:



    The following requirements are those that are normally required for the performance of this position. Any disabled applicant who does not meet one or more of the requirements, but who can perform the essential functions of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.



    Physical Requirements:



    This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, keyboard fingering or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 80% of the time.



    Non-Physical Requirements:

    Education


    • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university in Community Development, Planning, Business, or closely related field
    • A combination of education and/or experience may compensate for the education requirement


      Experience


      • Two years experience in the development, management or provision of affordable housing and related services


        Special Skills


        • Knowledge and experience in the development of affordable housing
        • Knowledge of housing finance, development process and operations
        • Ability to develop housing projects from concept to operation utilizing a variety of funding options
        • Basic computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Suite, Email)
        • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
        • High level of self-motivation and willingness to work in public, local parishes, and group settings
        • Ability to work independently and as a team member
        • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills


          Licensure, Registration, Certification


          • Valid Washington State drivers license and agency minimum required liability insurance


            Employment is conditional upon:


            • Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required

Keywords: Catholic Charities of Central Washington, Yakima , Housing Development Associate - Onsite, Other , Yakima, Washington

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