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Executive Director - Non-Profit Housing

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Center City Housing Corp. | Duluth, MN
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Center City Housing Corp.


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Published 14 days ago

Start Date

November 1, 2019

Application Deadline

July 19, 2019


THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT WORK YOU'LL EVER DO.

NOT THE EASIEST, BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT.

Center City Housing develops, owns and manages affordable housing properties for those most in need. But in truth, we’re here to help people move on with their lives. With our support, people in Duluth and around Minnesota are able to find access to stable housing and affordable rent. But we do more than put a roof over their heads, we link them to services that will help them find stability in life.

 

Overview: Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide leadership that continues to achieve the mission of CCHC to develop, own and manage affordable housing, programs and services reflective of the “Housing First” and “Harm Reduction” models for transitional programs and permanent supportive housing. The Executive Director will be responsible for building upon the external success while ensuring the internal organization grows and evolves to support this success. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Board of Directors may modify, change or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice.  

 

1.     Execution of Board Policy

a.     Assist in Board member selection and orientation

b.     Execute Board directives

c.      Collaborate with Board of Directors on development and implementation of short-

and long-range planning

d.     Provide Board members with regular reports in the areas of finance, development,

compliance, property management, human resources, and all other relevant areas

e.     Staff Board committees

2.     Financial Management

a.     Develop annual budget for Board approval

b.     Implement and oversee annual budget

c.     Implement and oversee insurances

d.     Provide direction to accounting team

e.     Ensure the financial accounting standards are met

f.      Develop policies and procedures for operation of the accounting department

g.     Develop a staff compensation plan

h.     Maintain tax compliance for the portfolio

i.      Oversee fund development

3.     Organization Leadership

a.     Ensure internal processes and systems are built to support the mission of the

organization.

b.     Provide oversight for team development and succession of key roles and

responsibilities.

c.     Hire, train, supervise and discipline leadership staff

d.     Resolve grievances

e.     Maintain organizational discipline by ensuring adequate resources and capacity are in

place for new opportunities and growth

f.      Establish and administer annual review process

4.     Property Development

a.     Develop relations to garner new service areas and partners

b.     Evaluate potential new developments and programs regarding mission, feasibility and

finances

c.     Make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding potential projects,

programs and out of the ordinary developments

d.     Organize and lead development teams on selected projects and programs including

pre-development activities related to project and supportive service program

feasibility and design

e.     Develop funding strategies and make application accordingly

f.      Screen and hire experts and consultants as needed

5.     Property and Asset Management

a.     Oversee stewardship of CCHC owned properties

b.     Develop operating policies and property goals including ensuring compliance and

insurance standards are upheld

c.     Maintain financial viability of properties through ensuring high standards of

management and appropriate levels of grant support

d.     Working with leadership staff, develop and supervise management and service

contracts

e.     Property management strategy and selection

6.     Public Relations

a.     Represent CCHC at meetings and express organizational positions on relevant matters

b.     Participate on committees locally and statewide related to housing issues

c.     Handle media contacts for the organization

7.     Information Technology

a.     Identify technology needs and build skills and capabilities to support these needs

b.     Implement IT processes and protocols

8.     Marketing

a.     Identify marketing needs and build skills and capabilities to support these needs

b.     Implement and build out marketing processes and protocols

c.     Consider social media strategy

d.     Consider public charitable acknowledgement process to recognize employees and

partners

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

This position requires an individual with a broad base of strong, well-refined leadership skills and experience. The person in this position needs the requisite skills to operate a highly specialized housing organization in a marketplace that is extremely financially tight. These skills to include executive level finance skills, fine-tuned communication skills, exceptional relationship building skills, extensive experience in supervision and human resource matters, and a strong background in housing services and continuous development. Similarly, the person in this position needs to have a sincere commitment to the mission of the organization. A Master’s Degree or at least five years of administrative experience is required. Quality, real world experience is invaluable and an extensive career of ten years or more at an executive level could be a substitute for the formal education requirement. This position requires a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation as well as the ability to accommodate regular overnight travel. The person in this role must pass and maintain Minnesota Background Study clearance.

Essential Skills:

·       Passion for providing opportunities to obtain and maintain permanent housing solutions for

those who need it

·       Ability to build strong relationships with funders, development team members, and policy

makers

·       Ability to strategize on creative ways to achieve more funding opportunities outside of

developer fees

·       Critical thinking skills to develop contingency planning strategies for the future

·       Ability to read, analyze, and complete documentation required by government agencies and

communicate through speaking, listening and writing effectively with residents and outside

agencies

·       Must be a visionary

·       Model effective and respectful leadership behavior

·       Proficient communicator through personal communication and public speaking

·       Proficient in all aspects of accounting and financial analysis including for organizational

finances and project development analysis

·       Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction,

multiplication and calculating percentages

·       Demonstrated competency using computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel as

well as ability to learn new systems as needed

·       Self-motivation and the ability to work independently including prioritizing job duties

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality

·       Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with diverse residents,

applicants, and staff

·       Regular attendance, reliability and punctuality

·       Available to respond to occasional organizational emergencies, and willing to be on call 24/7

·       Sensitivity and effectiveness when dealing with people from diverse backgrounds and with

special needs


Center City Housing Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. CCHC will not discriminate with respect to hiring, promotion, termination, compensation or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual preference or any other basis deemed illegal.

 

To apply send resume, cover letter, and references to Judy Aspling, Center City Housing Corp, 105½ W First St, Duluth MN 55802 or fax to 218-720-3483 or email to jaspling@centercityhousing.org or go to www.centercityhousing.org/employment

THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT WORK YOU'LL EVER DO.

NOT THE EASIEST, BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT.

Center City Housing develops, owns and manages affordable housing properties for those most in need. But in truth, we’re here to help people move on with their…

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Benefits

Health, Dental, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Long-Term Disability insurance, paid vacation, sick, holidays.

Health, Dental, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Long-Term Disability insurance, paid vacation, sick, holidays.

How To Apply

To apply send resume, cover letter, and references to Judy Aspling, Center City Housing Corp, 105½ W First St, Duluth MN 55802 or fax to 218-720-3483 or email to jaspling@centercityhousing.org or go to www.centercityhousing.org/employment

To apply send resume, cover letter, and references to Judy Aspling, Center City Housing Corp, 105½ W First St, Duluth MN 55802 or fax to 218-720-3483 or email to jaspling…

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105 1/2 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802
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