Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time




San Francisco
United States


Job Summary: The Project Manager is responsible for originating, scheduling, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable housing and mixed-use projects. Projects include new construction and rehabilitation of existing buildings.

Status: Full-time, Exempt Location: Polk Gulch neighborhood, San Francisco

Hours: Monday through Friday; regular business hours

Salary: DOE; Comprehensive benefits

The Organization: A private non-profit founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center believes in a comprehensive vision of community. We build housing, develop grassroots leadership, engage in community land use and transportation planning, and empower low-income residents and youth for civic engagement. We manage 21 affordable housing buildings serving over 2,800 low-income seniors, formerly homeless adults, and families in San Francisco. Our employees are committed and passionate about our mission; thrive in our family organizational culture; and embody values of empowerment, teamwork, and compassion.

Job Responsibilities:

• Participate in initiating and evaluating new development opportunities, including necessary feasibility analyses related to acquisition of projects

• Work with other organizational staff, including Property Management, Construction Management, and Program/Planning and Resident Services staff in design and development of affordable housing projects and project-related programs

• Participate in obtaining necessary financing for developments including researching sources and preparing applications

• Solicit and coordinate work of project consultants including coordinating bid and qualifications processes to select development-related consultants

• Act as liaison between Chinatown CDC, its consultants, vendors, partners, and the community

• Participate in preparation of project-related budgets and schedules, and monitor each

• Process and monitor payment application requests

• Coordinate or assist with logistics for special events such as ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, and project openings

• Perform outreach duties and public relations work as needed including attending community meetings and participating in City/County policy planning and advocacy efforts

• Undertake other tasks as may be assigned by the Director of Housing Development or Asset Manager

• If skills permit, perform construction management/owner's representative duties as requested

• Develop, monitor, and maintain project budgets

• As needed, present reports to the Board of Directors and Board Committee(s)

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

• Ability to work well independently and with a team

• Strong communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

• Ability to adjust to changing situations and work under pressure

• Knowledge of affordable housing development and finance, including tax credits and taxexempt bonds

• Ability to put together and manage project pro formas and schedules

• Awareness of construction and design issues related to housing development

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies, Business Administration, Planning, Architecture or related field

• One year experience in affordable housing, development, or real estate

• Knowledge of real estate practices and affordable housing issues in California

• Strong quantitative skills, particularly working with spreadsheet programs

• Proficiency with word processing and email programs

• Excellent written and verbal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters in City Planning, affordable housing development training, or equivalent

• Prior experience in non-profit housing project management

• Two or more years' experience in affordable housing, development or real estate

• Understanding of San Francisco economic, social, political and real estate context

• Demonstrated experience with housing finance • Experience with Asset Management

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To Apply: Please click on the link or visit our website at to complete an online application.