Development Coordinator

Job Location: 
Houston, TX
Full Job Description: 

Shift:                                     Days

Travel Involved:                 0-10%

Category:                            Paraprofessional

Employment Status:       Full-Time

 

 JOB DESCRIPTION:       

 

GENERAL SUMMARY   

Re Responsible for analytical duties in all aspects of the Real Estate Investments and De Development Department including housing development activities, and  grant management.  All activities must support the Houston Housing Authority's ("Authority") strategic goals and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of the Real Estate Investments and Development department (REID).  Reports to the Vice President of REID.      

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides staff assistance in the planning and implementation of Real Estate Development program components including housing development checklist, Section 3, and MBE/WBE initiatives.

Maintains the filing system, document controls, spreadsheets for a variety of projects, and timelines for correspondences for the REID Department.

Supports development activities with due diligence checklists and schedules.

Assists in the preparation of grant, tax Credit, and Bond applications, bid documents and program proposals;

Assist in preparing funding applications and requests for proposals (“RFP”) for a wide range of professional services needed for due diligence or construction related activities.

Maintains the filing system, document controls, spreadsheets for a variety of projects, and timelines for correspondences for the REID Department.

Supports development activities with due diligence checklists and schedules.

Assists in the preparation of grant, tax Credit, and Bond applications, bid documents and program proposals;

Assist in preparing funding applications and requests for proposals (“RFP”) for a wide range of professional services needed for due diligence or construction related activities.

 

COMPLEXITY / SCOPE OF WORK

The employee performs a moderate number of routine and generally related tasks.

The course of action is determined by established procedure, the supervisor, or the employee.

Tasks frequently have to be coordinated, integrated, and/or prioritized.

The employee plans and carries out routine work activities with minimal supervision, and independently resolves problems that arise.

The employee’s work is reviewed for conformity to organizational policies and attainment of agency goals and objectives.

The employee’s work affects the Houston Housing Authority’s housing programs and its residents. Successful accomplishment of data processing tasks by the employee can enhance the Houston Housing Authority’s ability to provide housing that is decent, safe, and sanitary and adequate services for its residents.

The employee refers to the Houston Housing Authority, TDHCA, and HUD guidelines in performing work. These guidelines cover most job-related situations although the employee frequently is required to use independent judgment in making decisions. If guidelines do not cover a situation, the employee consults the supervisor or decides based on the circumstances.

 

GUIDELINES

The employee refers to the Houston Housing Authority, TDHCA, and HUD guidelines in performing work. These guidelines cover most job-related situations although the employee frequently is required to use independent judgment in making decisions. If guidelines do not cover a situation, the employee consults the supervisor or decides based on the circumstances.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

The employee receives instructions primarily from the Vice President of Real Estate and Investments Development.

Courses of action, deadlines, and priorities are established by procedure, the supervisor, or the employee, depending on the assignment.

Instructions to the employee may be general or specific in nature.

Normally, the employee plans and carries out work activities with minimal supervision and independently resolves problems that arise.

 

PERSONAL CONTACTS

Most of the employee’s contacts are with Houston Housing Authority employees, facts are made to verify, give, obtain, clarify, or provide information.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment.

The employee is frequently required to maintain a stationary position, operate computers and other office equipment, move about the office, attend onsite and offsite meetings, and communicate.

Moderate physical exertion such as bending, stooping, crouching and climbing stairs is needed for field visits.

The employee must be able to accurately exchange information in person, in writing and via e-mail and telephone.

The employee must occasionally transport up to 10 pounds.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of key policies, procedures, functions and staff in the Real Estate Investments and Development Department.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of program development and preparation of grant applications.

Skill in writing reports, and business correspondences

Skill in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Outlook, Project, Excel, accounting and financial software, and the Internet).

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers,

Skill in high level interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Must possess ability to multi-task, must possess a strong work ethic, and pays attention to detail

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma; and the equivalent of two (2) year of experience in real estate development, finance, grant writing, budget management, financial analysis, urban planning, or general administrative experience in a private or public agency required.

Bondable.

Valid Texas driver’s license.

Eligible for coverage under Houston Housing Authority fleet auto insurance

Date Posted: 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

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