Senior Program Manager, CAMBA Housing Ventures (CHV)

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

Since 1991, CAMBA has been addressing the City’s housing crisis and today this portfolio includes permanent affordable and supportive housing, homelessness prevention, housing relocation, emergency and transitional housing.  In response to a pressing need for permanent, stable and affordable housing for New York City residents, CAMBA created an affiliated non-profit affordable housing development corporation in 2005 called CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc. (CHV).  CHV envisions diverse, thriving communities where affordable housing plays a transformative role in the success of low-income individuals and families. CHV’s mission is to elevate the definition of affordable and supportive housing by creating and preserving sustainable, high-quality, and energy-efficient developments that provide residents with a healthy, stabilizing, and beautiful home. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive New York City by empowering communities with resources and opportunities to flourish. CHV’s portfolio of completed or in progress developments are located throughout New York City, including work-out acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation and preservation projects.

Position: Senior Program Manager

Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer

Location: 50 Broadway, 30th Fl.; New York, NY 10004

What The Senior Program Manager Does:

  • Manage and coordination of planning processes for pre-development of new and rehabilitated multi-family affordable and housing projects, such as acquisition/site control, financing and design development.
  • Lead the development and implementation of community engagement strategies to secure required approvals for various projects.
  • Project manage and coordinate architects and consultants, as appropriate, to complete the design and site investigation phase.
  • Manage the transition from the construction phase to operations, including completing lease-up, stabilization and conversion in conjunction with CHV’s operations team and third party property manager.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with all members of project development teams.
  • Prepare applications to public and private funding sources including grant writing for capacity building.
  • Oversee the development of marketing and informational materials for specific housing development projects. Ensure that public information regarding specific projects is consistent, accurate and maintained during all phases and ensure that project information is appropriate for public distribution.
  • Make recommendations to the appropriate Senior Vice-President/Executive Vice-President regarding organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Develop and implement Quality Assurance measures to ensure quality service delivery to clients.
  • Prepare, review and submit weekly reports and statistical information for both senior management and funder use.
  • Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
  • Confer with the appropriate Senior Vice-President/Executive Vice-President and/or other CAMBA management/Executive Staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Represent CHV at funder/outside agency/community meetings as requested.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Senior Vice-President/Executive Vice-President any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability
  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and five-seven years of multifamily real estate development experience, specifically with affordable housing experience. Experience with New York City and New York State affordable housing programs preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience as lead project manager completing a minimum of two finance closings and subsequent project completion and permanent conversion.
  • Knowledge of most aspects of general real estate development, including multifamily housing finance, design, construction and operations including preservation, Year 15/retrofit/work-out developments.
  • Familiarity with local, state, federal and private housing development & finance programs. Working knowledge of local housing markets and conditions.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with an established track record of accomplishing tasks effectively and independently.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in various computer software systems (Dropbox) and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point).

Compensation: $85,000 – $110,000 annually
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.

Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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