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Full Time Position - SF - community development

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Kaye Bock Sent by: owner-planning-jobs@uclink4.berkeley.edu 09/17/2003 05:17 PM To: planning-jobs@uclink.berkeley.edu cc:
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      Kaye Bock <kbock@...>
      Sent by: owner-planning-jobs@...
      09/17/2003 05:17 PM

      To: planning-jobs@...
      Subject: Full Time Position (CA)


      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.

      Brief Description
      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.

      Specific Responsibilities
      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
      specific projects.
      § 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.
      Special Projects
      § 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.
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