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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:36 PM Subject: Planning
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      Date: Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:36 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      Housing Development Assistant

      Posted: 22 Mar 2011 06:51 PM PDT

      Job Title: Housing Development Assistant

      Description: Job Summary: The Housing Development Assistant is
      responsible for supporting the Housing Development Department. The
      position requires a motivated individual who is detail-oriented, has
      strong interpersonal skills, and is highly organized. He/she performs
      varied tasks and works in a casual, yet very fast-paced team

      Status: Full-time; Nonexempt

      Salary: DOE; Comprehensive benefits

      Location: San Francisco, Polk Gulch

      Hours: Monday to Friday, business hours

      The Organization: A community-based non-profit organization founded in
      1977, Chinatown Community Development Center is dedicated to improving
      San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood in a variety of areas,
      including tenant rights, open space, and land use and transportation
      planning. The organization also develops and manages affordable
      housing buildings for low-income residents in San Francisco.

      General Job Responsibilities:
      • Provide office administration for Housing Development Department
      including ordering supplies, oversight of office maintenance, and
      interface with organization’s Office Administrator and IT staff
      • Provide administrative support to the Housing Development Department
      staff including Director, three project managers and a construction
      • Assist with affordable housing development process, such as reports,
      real estate transactions, funding applications and closings, draw
      requests, and construction documentation
      • Research and compile information for reporting, marketing and
      funding requests, including creating and updating project information
      • Coordinate ongoing reporting to funders and the Board of Directors
      • Create and maintain centralized files for project records, public
      relations materials, and correspondence
      • Coordinate/assist with logistics for special events such as ribbon
      cuttings, ground breakings, and grand openings
      • Prepare packets, attend, and/or take minutes for Housing Committee
      or department meetings
      • Review and code department invoices and maintain the Housing
      Development Department calendar
      • Assist with developing and monitoring of the Housing Development
      Department budget
      • Coordinate regular updates of project income projections
      • Coordinate contractor and architect selection process including
      outreach and interviews
      • Maintain construction documents as requested
      • Word process, photocopy, and fax paperwork
      • Support Housing Development Department staff as requested
      • Support other departments, including Asset Management, Property
      Management and Fiscal Departments, as requested by Director of Housing

      Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
      • Strong problem-solving skills and consistent attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize tasks
      • Ability to work under time pressures and meet multiple (sometimes
      changing) deadlines
      • Flexibility to undertake a variety of tasks

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training plus two years
      administrative assistant experience or equivalent combination of
      education and experience
      • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and the Internet
      • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Knowledge of the affordable housing field and non-profit sector
      • BA degree in related field

      Please send cover letter/résumé to:
      Chinatown CDC Attention: HDA
      Email jobs@...
      Fax 415.362.7992
      Mail 1525 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 4133

      Firm Name: Chinatown Community Development Center
      Firm Website: www.chinatowncdc.org
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Paid: Paid
      Category: Community Development
      Contact Name: Allie Robinson, Human Resources Assistant
      Contact Email: jobs@...
      Date Submitted: March 22, 2011
      Job Type: Permanent
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