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VP of Neighborhood Investment and Community Engagement

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NeighborWorks Affiliates
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Chattanooga, TN
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Published 12 days ago

Summary

 

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) is seeking a Vice President of Neighborhood Investment and Community Engagement (NICE) who is passionate about reinvigorating stagnant real estate markets, creating new models for equitable development, and engaging resident stakeholders in planning and implementing neighborhood investment strategies. The VP of NICE is responsible for overseeing CNE’s framework for neighborhood investment and community engagement. This framework this designed to increase neighborhood home values, create high standards for property improvements, and integrate strong community engagement throughout the process.

 

The VP of NICE will also be responsible for identifying and sustaining strategic partnerships and seeking out investment and funding opportunities that can be leveraged with existing programs in pursuit of economic prosperity of our residents and communities.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Create and oversee the implementation of goals, objectives and strategies that are aligned with CNE’s Housing and Neighborhood Strategy

·        Provide day-to-day management, supervision, leadership, direction, and coordination for all project and program team members, consultants and third parties, to ensure that deliverables are produced on schedule and within budget.

·        Lead performance metric development, and performance criteria to adequately measure NICE performance outcomes.

  • Coordinate planning and implementation activities with CNE departments, government entities, consultants, and stakeholders to efficiently and effectively advance neighborhood investment efforts.
  • Work extensively with community-based organizations, stakeholders, public and private partners, and philanthropic organizations, to strategically coordinate investments, develop new initiatives, and implement programs to create neighborhood investment in CNE’s target area.
  • Analyze potential projects, including project readiness and feasibility, economic and community impact and consistency with neighborhood plans.
  • Develop, implement, and sustain effective and efficient application and selection processes for community development and neighborhood investment projects.

·        Provide leadership on housing and neighborhood investment policy issues in Chattanooga.

  • Attend community meetings/events to garner community support for, and foster understanding of CNE’s initiatives to improve neighborhood real estate market and build vibrant communities.
  • Work closely with colleagues to identify grant and funding opportunities that may benefit various place-based plans and strategies.
  • Support the CEO with outreach, reports, and presentation for board of directors, stakeholders, city council, funders, etc.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• Graduate degree in relevant field(s) - economics, sociology, urban planning/design, architecture, business administration, public administration plus 5 years min experience, or in lieu of formal educational requirements, 10 years relevant experience in community development and planning and/or real estate development/finance.

OR

• Bachelors degree in relevant field(s) - economics, sociology, urban planning/design, architecture, business administration, public administration plus 10 years min experience, or in lieu of formal educational requirements, 15 years relevant experience in community development and planning and/or real estate development/finance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Ability to manage a high workload, multiple projects, and competing priorities.

• Proven capacity to work independently and to lead experienced professionals in the teamwork of undertaking complex, multi-year strategies

• Proficiency in community redevelopment and cultivating public private partnerships.

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with government, business, political and community leaders.

• Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals from various racial, cultural, ethnic backgrounds.

• Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and an ability to work well under pressure.

• Knowledge of local, state, and national policies, issues, and best practices regarding community re-development and affordable housing.

• Ability to gather, analyze and synthesize data.

• Strong computer skills; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other software programs.

 

Summary

 

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) is seeking a Vice President of Neighborhood Investment and Community Engagement (NICE) who is passionate about reinvigorating stagnant real estate markets, creating new models for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Comprehensive benefit package including 20 days PTO, retirement match, health care, and more.

Comprehensive benefit package including 20 days PTO, retirement match, health care, and more.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chattanooga, TN
Associated Location
Chattanooga, TN

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to: mguilfoil@cneinc.org

Please send your resume and cover letter to: mguilfoil@cneinc.org

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