Project Manager

Full time
Locationlacounty Calendar02/05/2019   Full time DOE

The Organization:

PATH Ventures is a maturing organization with leadership dedicated to high-quality work. Its pipeline of innovative projects offers an exciting opportunity to produce critically needed housing resources and enhance the experience, capability and role of the organization.

PATH Ventures is a non-profit developer of permanent supportive housing with projects located throughout Southern California. Recognizing that homelessness is fundamentally a housing issue, PATH, one of the largest homeless services providers in Southern California, created PATH Ventures in 2007. PATH Ventures works to achieve its mission of ending homelessness by building affordable rental homes for individuals and families who have experienced homelessness and providing on-site wraparound supportive services necessary to help residents reintegrate into the community, increase independence, and achieve long-term stability. Since its formation, PATH Ventures has acquired and/or co-developed twelve residential communities totaling 723 affordable units. In partnership with its co-developers, it has 246 units under construction. PATH Ventures’ service programs are low-barrier and use a Housing First and harm reduction approach, coupled with ongoing supportive services.


Under the direction of the Managing Director, Real Estate Development, the Project Manager will coordinate and direct a full range of real estate development activities to manage the financing, construction, and lease-up processes of new construction and rehabilitation projects that produce permanent supportive housing.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Manage and direct all phases of a project’s development, including:
  • selecting and building the consultant team
  • initial feasibility analysis (financial & physical)
  • design development (concept thru construction drawings)
  • community outreach / engagement strategy
  • securing entitlements
  • financing
  • construction oversight
  • service plan definition & development, in coordination with services team
  • lease-up, in coordination with property management and services team
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of project financing, including:
  • identification of acquisition, predevelopment, construction and permanent funding sources
  • preparation of funding applications
  • negotiation of loan terms, with the support and input of the Managing Director
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of joint venture developments, including:
  • negotiation of Memorandum of Understanding and services agreement
  • manage the partner roles to ensure project moves forward successfully
  • preparation and maintenance of project financial proforma models, including defining development, operating and supportive service budgets
  • Coordinate with asset management, property management and services team during predevelopment and construction to ensure smooth tenant relations.
  • Manage the construction process; select and negotiate contract with contractors; monitor construction team.
  • Manage transition to operations; supervise property management; monitor tenant selection and lease up process.
  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of the Real Estate Development team and recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in operations and efficiency.
  • May provide public presentations of project.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Experienced in all aspects of affordable housing real estate development, including finance, entitlement and design, construction, lease-up and operations
  • Able to analyze complex data, perform sophisticated analysis, and make appropriate recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team-building spirit
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem-solving
  • Resilient, versatile and flexible
  • Commitment to the mission of providing affordable homes and supportive services to our state’s most vulnerable populations
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented, with excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient in sophisticated real estate finance analysis using Excel, project management software, and word processing software
  • Good presentation skills- excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Two or more years experience in housing development, business, finance, urban planning or a related field, preferably for a non-profit, government agency or private financial institution, OR
  • A relevant Master’s degree with one year or more experience in housing development, business, finance, urban planning or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience with public and private affordable housing funding resources and subsidy programs including low income housing tax credit program, tax-exempt bonds, and syndication proceeds; ability to creatively combine financing tools to leverage housing funds.
  • Job will include some evening and weekend hours

 Required Qualifications

  • Employment Eligibility Verification
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid California driver’s License
  • Current automobile insurance
  • Updated tuberculosis test
  • Successful completion of background screening
  • Able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification as provided by PATH

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

In the course of performing the job, this position typically spends time sitting, standing, climbing stairs, walking, driving, carrying (15lbs), and lifting (15lbs). Operating a computer keyboard, firm/strong grasping, and repetitive hand control. Makes and receives telephone calls. Use of general office equipment copier, fax machine and basic office equipment. Subjected to outside environmental conditions.

How to Apply

To be considered for a position, email resume to EOE. Please be sure to reference Job Title and JR# in the subject line of your email. Please submit cover letter and resume as an attachment in a Word Document or PDF format only. Due to the volume of resumes received, no calls or faxes regarding submission will be returned. Your resume will only be routed correctly and considered, if all instructions above are met.