Job Type

Full Time


Details: DOE




1314 Lincoln Ave.
Suite A
San Rafael
United States



(Full-Time Position)


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate fair housing investigations, implementing testing programs to identify potential violations of federal, state and local civil rights laws
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of complaint-based, systemic and/or audit investigations
  • Conduct timely preliminary analysis of testing results prior to referral to attorneys
  • Recruit, train, hire, and manage a diverse and highly trained tester pool, overseeing work quality
  • Develop and implement tester recruitment, screening procedures, and protocols as needed
  • Complete investigative work as required by HUD and other grants; in concert with supervisor, design investigations, and recommend, execute, and track annual and quarterly testing plans and budgets
  • Maintain accurate and updated records for tester applicants and trained testers
  • Prepare investigative reports and compile statistical data
  • Communicate investigative results to the community and media when requested by supervisor
  • Assist in education and outreach efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Must be objective, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple investigations
  • Ability to meet project deadlines and maintain accurate records
  • Great people skills, on the phone and in person
  • Self-motivated and able to work without constant supervision
  • Computer literacy in Macintosh OS, Microsoft Word, Salesforce, Internet research
  • Valid California driver's license and use of car


Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with fair housing/fair lending issues, civil rights advocacy, and/or paralegal work
  • Working knowledge of local housing market dynamics and mortgage lending practices
  • Previous housing counseling or similar experience
  • Familiarity with neighborhoods and communities in the Bay Area, esp. Marin, Sonoma and Solano counties 
  • Knowledge/experience related to the duty to preserve evidence
  • Interest/experience in legislative issues related to fair housing
  • College graduate or commensurate experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Position open until filled; salary DOE. No calls please.

Submit resume/cover letter, to

Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Paid medical, dental, vacation and sick days. 403(b) available.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish is desired, but not required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Submit resume/cover letter, to

Position open until filled; salary DOE. No calls please.