FT Job - Oakland - Unity Council - Homeownership Director
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Subject: Job Posting: Unity Council Homeownership Director
The Unity Council's Homeownership Center (HOC) works to build healthy
communities and expand
homeownership opportunities for lower income and under-served minorities in
the city of Oakland.
HOC provides high quality real estate products and services, including
homeownership education and
counseling, attractive lending products, and an IDA program.
The Program Director will have responsibility for developing and managing
real estate financial
services, programs and projects to meet the goals and critical success
factors of the
The Position - Program Development and Management
Community Education and Counseling: Responsible for managing homebuyer
education and counseling activities, including:
Establishing effective homebuyer training and counseling services;
Developing and maintaining systems for client tracking, reporting and
Ensuring effective community outreach and marketing efforts.
Residential Lending: Responsible for managing residential loan programs,
Establishing appropriate oversight systems and procedures for lending
programs and manage the operations of these programs;
Marketing of real estate services and loan products in primary and secondary
Supervising staff in the performance of counseling and lending programs.
To engage on fund raising efforts to support projects and programs of the
Real Estate Development and Management Division, including identifying new
funding sources, responding to requests for information, preparing
proposals, plans, developing fundraising strategies, and developing
partnerships with public, private and non-profit sectors.
Maintain and report compliance with funding source requirements.
Supervise and evaluate staff performance;
Develop and manage budget.
Advocate for the needs of the community;
Respond to City planning initiatives and urban policies, including the
Attend and participate in appropriate public meetings of the City Council,
District Councils, boards and commissions, and the community.
Perform additional duties as assigned by management.
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities
Bachelors Degree required, preferably Master's Degree in related field such
as city planning or real estate;
Minimum four years experience in real estate, financing, affordable housing
development or housing program administration, federal housing programs, or
Ability to work with minimal supervision;
Experience in fundraising and strong proposal writing skills;
Knowledge of HUD and City housing programs;
Ability to effectively and sensitively communicate both orally and in
writing with a broad range of people and agencies;
Strong time management skills, an ability to meet deadlines, and to direct
and motivate others;
Expertise with computer processing and spreadsheets;
Ability to work harmoniously in a multicultural team;
Familiarity with non-profit housing and community development corporations;
Submit Resume to:
The Unity Council
Human Resources Department
3411 E.12th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94601
FAX: (510) 535-6923
The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer