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PROJECT MANAGER:
Salary:
  $60,000 – $75,000 DOE
Department:     LIHTC Housing Development
Status:   Exempt, At-Will
Supervisor:  Operations & Sustainability Manager

CLIFFORD BEERS HOUSING

Founded in 2005, Clifford Beers Housing is a nonprofit developer of affordable, sustainable and integrated housing and commercial spaces that enhance the lives of individuals, families, businesses and communities in and around Los Angeles. We believe that the only way to tackle the many crises we face including homelessness, racial inequity and climate change, is with an innovative and holistic approach. To that end, we are in the process of undergoing a rename and a rebrand in 2022 that embodies this new direction.

CBH offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 403(b), medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans (at no cost to the employee) as well as vacation, sick, personal, and holiday time off.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Project Manager (PM) is a mid-level position in CBH’s Housing Development team. The PM is a highly organized, creative and passionate individual that is able to manage multiple projects and departmental tasks. They will coordinate consultant activities and perform work necessary to further site acquisitions, entitlements, project financing, construction, and service programming from project inception through conversion. Staff evaluations occur once per year and are based on the performance of the individual and the department’s effectiveness in achieving production goals. An individual’s position description may change each year.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Manages up to three projects at any given time and reports on project(s) activities to staff
    • Compiles and maintains project budgets and schedules
    • Ensures project reporting requirements are submitted in advance of deadlines
    • Leads closing calls and construction meetings (construction meetings on an “as needed basis”)
    • Modifies project proformas based on funding requirements
  • Reviews work done by administrative staff, and outside consultants for accuracy.
  • Prepares funding applications for Low Income Housing Tax Credits and other public and private financing consistent with funding regulations and within funding deadlines
  • Works diligently to prioritize project tasks as needed
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager in the analysis of potential development sites to determine their appropriateness in advancing CBH’s production goals
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager in the development of project concepts, including target population and financing, service, community outreach, and entitlement strategies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for and support of CBH’s mission and a passion for innovation
  • Minimum of one year in low-income housing development,
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to make reasoned decisions with limited information
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities, work, and information
  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks and coordinate the work of others
  • Ability to perform under pressure with interruptions to meet deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to synthesize and understand information from a variety of sources and documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate demanding project deadlines
  • Familiarity with the MS Excel, Word, and Outlook; with Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Maintain a professional demeanor while representing CBH

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

EDUCATION

A bachelor’s degree in real estate development, urban planning, business, finance, political science, public policy, or public administration is desired. Relevant work experience may be substituted on an as evaluated basis.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

  • Proof of ability to work in the United States.
  • Must have and maintain a valid California driver’s license and auto insurance at all times and have the availability of an insured vehicle to travel within the Company’s service area.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage people of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. At CBH, we’re committed to having an inclusive and transparent environment where every voice is heard and acknowledged. We embrace our differences and know that our diverse team is a strength that drives our success.

CBH is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to CBH’s operations.

TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume to Leora Nessim at lnessim@cbhousing.org

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER:
Salary:
Commensurate with Experience
Department:     LIHTC Housing Development
Status:   Non-Exempt, At-Will
Supervisor:  Senior Project Manager

CLIFFORD BEERS HOUSING

Founded in 2005, Clifford Beers Housing is a nonprofit developer of affordable, sustainable and integrated housing and commercial spaces that enhance the lives of individuals, families, businesses and communities in and around Los Angeles. We believe that the only way to tackle the many crises we face including homelessness, racial inequity and climate change, is through approaches that address all these problems together. To that end, we are in the process of undergoing a rename and a rebrand in 2022 that embodies this new holistic approach.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is an entry-level position in CBH’s Housing Development team. The APM supports and coordinates housing development project tasks. This individual should be organized and self-motivated. The APM will assist the housing development team to ensure each project moves in a timely manner and financing, design, and construction documents are updated as needed. Whereas the bulk of this position will focus on external project team management, the APM will receive training to build skill and capacity. Staff evaluations occur once per year and are based on the performance of the individual and the department’s effectiveness in achieving production goals. An individual’s position description may change each year.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Coordinates external project teams through predevelopment, construction, and lease-up
  • Produces project proformas and schedules, performs financial feasibility studies
  • Attend construction meetings, site inspections, permitting meetings, as needed
  • Perform tasks necessary to further housing development activities as directed by senior staff
  • Maintains list of tasks, able to prioritize and organize such, and regularly report on status to housing staff
  • Actively participate in project problem-solving and discussions regarding project strategies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for and support of CBH’s mission and a passion for innovation
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to make reasoned decisions with limited information
  • Ability to assess and initiate tasks independently
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities, work, and information
  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks and coordinate the work of others
  • Ability to perform under pressure with interruptions to meet deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to synthesize and understand information from a variety of sources and documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate demanding project deadlines
  • Familiarity with the MS Excel, Word, and Outlook; with Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Maintain a professional demeanor while representing CBH

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

EDUCATION

A bachelor’s degree in real estate development, urban planning, business, finance, political science, public policy, or public administration is preferred. Relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of secondary education.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

  • Proof of ability to work in the United States.
  • Must have and maintain a valid California driver’s license and auto insurance at all times and have the availability of an insured vehicle to travel within the Company’s service area.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $55,000-$70,000 annual salary, DOE
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance per the company plan at no cost to you
  • 12 Days Sick time per year (prorated for partial years) per the Employee Handbook
  • The ability to accrue 10 days paid vacation per year, in accordance with the employee handbook
  • The ability to participate in the organization’s 403b retirement plan and receive an employer match of your contributions up to 4% of your annual salary
  • Paid holidays provided per our policy.

Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer welcoming all who are qualified to perform the work. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to the organization.

TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume to Leora Nessim at lnessim@cbhousing.org

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Reports to: Advancements Project Manager
Location: Los Angeles, CA (Hybrid/Remote Flexible)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: This position is full time
Supervises: None

CLIFFORD BEERS HOUSING

Founded in 2005, Clifford Beers Housing is a nonprofit developer of affordable, sustainable and integrated housing and commercial spaces that enhance the lives of individuals, families, businesses and communities in and around Los Angeles. We believe that the only way to tackle the many crises we face including homelessness, racial inequity and climate change, is through approaches that address all these problems together. To that end, we are in the process of undergoing a rename and a rebrand in 2022 that embodies this new holistic approach.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is an entry-level position in CBH’s Advancements housing development team. The Advancements team develops permanent supportive housing through innovative financing, partnerships, and design, without the use of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).

The APM supports and coordinates housing development project tasks. This individual should be organized, self-motivated, open to changes in plans, and have problem-solving skills. The APM will assist the Advancements team to ensure each project moves in a timely manner and financing, design, and construction documents are updated as needed. While the bulk of this position will focus on external project team management, the APM will receive training to build skill and capacity. Staff evaluations occur once per year and are based on the performance of the individual and the department’s effectiveness in achieving production goals. An individual’s position description may change each year.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Coordinates external project teams through predevelopment, construction, and lease-up
  • Produces project proformas and schedules, performs financial feasibility studies
  • Attends construction meetings, site inspections, permitting meetings, as needed
  • Actively participates in project problem-solving and discussions regarding project strategies
  • Develop funding applications for public and private financing consistent with funding regulations and within funding deadlines
  • Assist with new site acquisitions, obtaining entitlements, project funding, and overall project management. This includes reviewing studies, reports, and loan documents, zoning codes, funding application guidelines, and various bureaucratic processes as needed.
  • Perform tasks necessary to further housing development activities as directed by the Advancements Project Manager.

This is not an exhaustive task list, and other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate or necessary by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for and support of CBH’s mission and a passion for innovation
  • A Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree in business, finance, political science, public administration or urban planning.
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in a related field required. Relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of a master’s degree.
  • Must be comfortable making the best decision possible with whatever information is available and changing course as circumstances change.
  • Ability to perform under pressure with interruptions to meet deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to synthesize and understand information from a variety of sources and documents
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Experienced remote worker
  • Familiarity with the MS Excel, Word, and Outlook; with Adobe Acrobat Pro

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • $55,000-$70,000 annual salary, DOE
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance per the company plan at no cost to you
  • 12 Days Sick time per year (prorated for partial years) per the Employee Handbook
  • The ability to accrue 10 days paid vacation per year, in accordance with the employee handbook
  • The ability to participate in the organization’s 403b retirement plan and receive an employer match of your contributions up to 4% of your annual salary
  • Paid holidays provided per our policy.

Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage people of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. At CBH, we’re committed to having an inclusive and transparent environment where every voice is heard and acknowledged. We embrace our differences and know that our diverse team is a strength that drives our success.

 

CBH is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to the CBH’s operations.

To Apply: email your resume and cover letter to Leora Nessim at lnessim@cbhousing.org

HOUSING DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Salary: PAID
Department: LIHTC Housing Development
Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time, At-Will
Supervisor: Senior Project Manager

CLIFFORD BEERS HOUSING

Founded in 2005, Clifford Beers Housing is a nonprofit developer of affordable, sustainable and integrated housing and commercial spaces that enhance the lives of individuals, families, businesses and communities in and around Los Angeles. We believe that the only way to tackle the many crises we face including homelessness, racial inequity and climate change, is through approaches that address all these problems together. To that end, we are in the process of undergoing a rename and a rebrand in 2022 that embodies this new holistic approach.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Housing Development Intern is a part-time position on CBH’s Housing Development team. The individual will assist all members of the team in housing development tasks for projects in various phases of development. In addition to providing support to the housing development team on tasks such as modifying proformas and preparing funding draws, the intern will focus on preparing the TCAC Placed-in-Service packages for two projects recently completing construction and site feasibility analyses along the Lower LA River for housing and park joint development opportunities. The intern will also analyze CBH’s portfolio to evaluate cost and time taken for each project to complete. This is a great position for those interested in learning more about pushing the boundaries on affordable housing development in action and in research.
The position is part-time, for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Hours are flexible. This is a paid six month internship with the possibility of an extension upon review.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Perform tasks necessary to further housing development activities as directed by senior staff.
  • Maintain lists of tasks and regularly report on status to supervisor
  • Actively participate in project problem-solving and discussions regarding project strategies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for and support of CBH’s mission and a drive for innovation
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to make reasoned decisions with limited information
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities, work, and information as needed
  • Familiarity with the MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel, Word, and Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Maintain a professional demeanor while representing CBH

EDUCATION
High school diploma. Relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education requirement.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
Proof of authorization to work in the United States.
Must have and maintain a valid California ID

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer welcoming all who are qualified to perform the work. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to the organization.

Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer welcoming all who are qualified to perform the work. Also, reasonable work accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position nor cause undue hardship to the organization’s operations.

TO APPLY
Please email your cover letter and resume to Leora Nessim at lnessim@cbhousing.org

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