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Assistant Project Manager
at MAAC Project
|Department:||Housing & Real Estate Development|
|Location:||Administration - Chula Vista, CA|
|FT/PT Status:||Regular Full Time|
The Assistant Project Manager, under direct supervision, performs a wide variety of tasks directly related to the development and preservation of affordable housing. The incumbent seeks and finds opportunities for developing new housing projects and coordinates all activities relating to a project’s development from acquisition through to completion of construction, occupancy and cost certification. The incumbent ensures compliance with local, state and federal housing regulations and guidelines and compliance with human resources, fiscal, HRED and MAAC policies and procedures and performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
- Assists in performing feasibility analysis for vacant land or existing buildings for potential acquisition, construction and or rehabilitation;
- Develops project proformas and assists with the analysis of financial feasibility for existing and potential sites;
- Assists in the preparation of funding applications, regulatory approvals, coordinates loan closings, prepare draw requests and other matters related to affordable housing development;
- Conducts and participates in periodic construction site inspections;
- Coordinates and prepares packets for lenders, vendors, consultants, etc.;
- Obtains project approvals from planning and building departments and other regulatory agencies;
- Prepares, updates and adheres to project schedules;
- Reviews and implements tenant relocation plans;
- Assists in managing the construction process, including meeting lender and governmental requirements and processing of pay application and loan disbursement requests;
- Maintains accurate and complete records, including project progress reports; tracks and manages project costs; reviews loans, grants and other related financing documents;
- Researches and resolves project issues; garners community based support for existing and potential projects;
- Assists with the preparation of presentations, and may make presentations, before public agencies, elected officials, community groups and financial institutions; attends, present information, and participates as necessary, at city council, council housing committee, or other governmental agency department meetings when project specific issues or matters related to affordable housing are being discussed;
- Demonstrates cultural competence by interacting respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, languages, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, and other diversity factors in a manner that recognizes, affirms, and values the worth of individuals, families, and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each;
- Undertakes tasks as may be assigned by senior level housing and redevelopment staff, and
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate’s Degree from an accredited college AND at least three (1) year of progressively responsible affordable housing development experience, with a preference for previous experience in government-funded projects or developments; knowledge of basic real estate principles and practices, including tenant rights and responsibilities, and real estate accounting practices or an equivalent amount of education, knowledge and experience.
- Principles and Practices of real estate, including tenant rights and responsibilities, Project Management
- Basic real estate funding regulations (TCAC, AHP, MHP, etc.) and accounting practices including financial formulas utilized in spreadsheets.
- Standard American English, including grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization and word usage.
- Modern office procedures and practices.
- Read, understand and explain policy and procedures.
- Record-keeping practices, legal requirements and electronic records storage systems.
- Balance, prioritize and complete a variety of tasks and projects.
- Plan, organize, estimate, coordinate, assign, review and evaluate the work of others.
- Coordinate work assignments with peers, subordinates and outside agencies.
- Operate a computer terminal and computer effectively using word processing, spreadsheet, data base and other business software.
- Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, expert independent judgment within area of responsibility.
- Interpret, apply, explain and reach sound decisions in accordance with MAAC and division policies and procedures and labor contract provisions.
- Communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
- Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.
- Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues and situations.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, tenants, consultants, representatives of other agencies, community members, city officials, and others encountered in the course of work.
- Work evenings and weekends as assigned.
Union Membership ( if applicable):