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Subject: Full Time Position (CA)
BAY AREA LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION (LISC)
AFFORDABLE HOUSING & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
ASSISTANT PROGRAM OFFICER
September 15, 2003
The San Francisco Bay Area program of Local Initiatives Support
Corporation (LISC) -- a national nonprofit providing training, technical
assistance, and financing to organizations building affordable housing and
community facilities -- seeks hire an Assistant Program Officer to work
with a dynamic team of professionals committed to revitalizing
neighborhoods and supporting lower income families. To learn more about
our programs, please visit our local and national websites: www.bayarealisc.org and www.liscnet.org.
Under the supervision of the LISC Program Officers for Housing and for
Economic Development, perform a variety of tasks related to the commitment
of LISC loan funding for affordable housing and other community
development projects, the monitoring of progress of LISC-funded projects
and the documentation of outcomes and results of LISC's funding. The
Assistant Program Officer will also assist in the coordination of
affordable housing development and commercial real estate development
training programs; and other tasks related to special research projects
and financing initiatives.
Loan underwriting and Monitoring
§ Review applications and requests for LISC project funding and extract and
summarize data and information required to evaluate such requests; assist
Program Officers in assessment of risks and benefits of LISC supporting
§ Prepare written portions of formal recommendation on the commitment of
project funding and financing.
§ Facilitate communication between LISC Legal Department, LISC Grants
Department and project sponsors and track documentation required to close
LISC loans and project-related grants.
§ Monitor on-going compliance with LISC grant and loan-funded projects.
Review information provided by project sponsors to determine whether
conditions for disbursement of LISC funds have been met.
§ Compile data about projects and organizations funded by LISC to facilitate
program evaluation and program modification and design; develop and
maintain local project database.
§ Undertake research in connection with potential new initiatives and
financing products that LISC might offer.
Affordable Housing & Commercial Development Training Programs
§ Assist Program Officers in coordinating logistics, materials and
presentations for training curricula.
§ Assist Program Officers in identifying and preparing appropriate training
and resource materials for posting on LISC's website.
§ Assume primary responsibility, under supervision of Bay Area LISC
Director, for coordination of special research projects, such as research
relating to study of affordable housing costs; nonprofit community
development corporation production database; and report on the state of
the nonprofit community development field.
Required Skills and Qualifications
· Familiarity with fundamentals of affordable housing development and
finance, particularly as carried out by non-profit developers. Good
knowledge of roles and responsibilities of a wide variety of actors and
stakeholders in the community development process. Familiarity with
community economic development project finance and development issues is
· Strong computer skills: Excel and Word; ability to create and work with
complex spreadsheets and to import and export data between different
applications. Knowledge of other software (Access and PowerPoint is
· Strong written and verbal communications skills.
· Detail oriented.
· Ability to work comfortably with people of diverse social, economic,
racial and educational backgrounds.
· Experience with library and Internet research.
· Self-starter with ability to work independently and manage multi-faceted
Required Experience and Education
· Relevant experience in an organization, agency or firm involved with
community development, real estate finance preferred.
· Bachelors degree, Master's degree preferred but not required.
Competitive based upon qualifications. Excellent benefit package.
Qualified applicants should submit cover letter and resume to:
Stephanie Forbes, Director, Bay Area LISC
369 Pine Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94104
Fax: (415) 397-8605
Positions open until filled.
LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.