Associate Project Manager II

Full time
Locationlacounty Calendar10/08/2019   Full time

SUMMARY OF THE ORGANIZATION

LA Family Housing is a leader in homeless services and affordable housing development in Los Angeles. We believe that everyone deserves the dignity of a home, and are invested in innovative solutions to ensure their long-term stability. With 35 years of experience, we know what works to end homelessness in people’s lives: an individualized approach that combines housing options with supportive services. Our commitment to best practice impacts 11,000 people each year, and our community-based approach allows us to influence how homelessness is addressed in Los Angeles and nationwide. Our growing portfolio of 26+ properties enables vulnerable groups to have access to permanent homes, and our services help them overcome their barriers to overall well-being.

 

We take tremendous pride in the emergence of our staff as national leaders in innovation, best practices, and policy within housing production and homeless services. From presenting at national conferences to facilitating service collaboration among providers in other regions, we equip our industry to effectively respond to homelessness and ultimately move more people home, together. Join the fight to end homelessness and make a difference in people’s lives at LA Family Housing!

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Vice President of Real Estate Development, the Associate Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to assist in a full range of real estate development functions in order to ensure project deadline requirements and budget guidelines are met.

 

 SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Support Project Managers in all phases of development, including feasibility analysis, community engagement, design development, securing of financing, construction, and lease up
  • Support Project Managers by preparing, coordinating, and completing loan and funding applications to various private and public funding agencies for its real estate projects
  • Support Project Managers by administering loan closings, including working with attorneys, lenders, investors, and escrow/title companies in the coordination and delivery of due diligence, and legal and financial documents
  • Assist in conducting due diligence on properties during the acquisition and predevelopment phases
  • Assist with obtaining clearances during the plan check process in order to obtain building permits
  • Prepare, maintain, and submit funding draws to numerous financial institutions for acquisition, predevelopment, and construction phases of affordable housing projects
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date files for all projects
  • Additional tasks, projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Project Manager(s) and/or the Vice President of Real Estate Development

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND REVIEW

Position reports to:                      Vice President of Real Estate Development

Performance review:                   Annual

 

DIRECT REPORTS

Number of employees receiving work direction:        Zero (0)

Position titles reporting to position:                             Zero (0)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • General knowledge and understanding of real estate development concepts and affordable housing finance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports and legal real estate documents
  • Capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized, efficient, and timely manner and successfully meet project deadlines. Excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills and clear writing ability
  • Self-starter, able to take initiative, and work independently with little or no supervision
  • Need to work well in a high-pressured environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion and use independent judgement during the course of performing the duties of the position
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • Obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Ability to pass post-offer Tuberculosis (TB) clearances
  • Travel is a regular duty for this position and is required 15% of the time
  • Use of a personal vehicle to travel between worksites and other locations is required
  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and insurance in good standing
  • Ability to work a 9/80 work schedule

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University with:
    • One (1) year of relevant experience in real estate, urban planning/housing development, finance, public policy, or a related field
    • Firsthand knowledge of affordable housing project management procedures, terminology, and concepts

AND/OR  

  • A graduate degree from an accredited University in real estate, urban planning/housing development, finance, public policy, or a related field

 

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION

FLSA STATUS:                  Non-Exempt

PAYROLL STATUS:           Hourly

WORK SCHEDULE:          Full-time

 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT

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 the essential job functions. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience several unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations Employee is required to:

Walk and climb stairs; Handle, finger, grasp and feel objects and equipment; Reach with hands and arms; Communicate, receive and exchange ideas, information by means of the spoken and written word; Be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; Repeat various motions with the wrists, hands and fingers; Be able to have visual activity for (including, but not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks; Drive personal vehicle in and around Los Angeles County and periodically transport clients; Be able to enter various buildings that may require climbing stairs. Be subjected to outside environmental conditions. Use a personal and/or laptop computer, copy, postage and fax machines. Complete all required forms in personal writing.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you require an accommodation, please make sure to inform the Human Resources Department by the first week of employment.  If an accommodation is not required at the time of employment, but is later required, you must inform the Human Resources Department of the need for accommodation at the time it is needed.

 

BENEFITS

Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Voluntary Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program, Company Sponsored Employee Outings, 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule, Paid Sick, Vacation and 12 Observed Holidays.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

LAFH is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees.

 

FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE

LAFH is in compliance with the Fair Chance Initiative for hiring and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

 

Email your cover letter and resume to HR@LAFH.ORG