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Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Rural Housing Coalition is pleased to announce that it has opened a national search for a new Executive Director. The Coalition’s new leadership will be:
a. Responsible for leading the NYS Rural Housing Coalition (RHC) in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission
b. Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions
c. Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the RHC to include submission to the board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization
d. Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position
e. Responsible for fundraising and developing resources necessary to support the RHC’s mission
civic, and private organizations

f. Responsible for the effective administration of the RHC’s operations
g. Responsible for the hiring, supervision and retention of competent, qualified staff
h. Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other documents made and entered into on behalf of the organization
Advocacy and Outreach
i. Responsible for advocating for rural housing and community development issues on the State, local and federal levels
j. Responsible for advising constituents on areas requiring advocacy
k. Responsible for promoting the Coalition’s mission and values across the State
Organization Mission and Strategy
l. Responsible for development and implementation of the RHC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission
m. Responsible for strategic planning with the board of directors to ensure the RHC can successfully fulfill its mission into the future
n. Responsible for the enhancement of the RHC’s image by being active and visible in the local and statewide communities by working closely with other professional,
Preferred Professional Qualifications
• Five or more years senior management experience
• Experience working with regulatory agencies
• Awareness of rural issues
• Transparent and high integrity leadership
• Budget management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
• Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation
• Ability to convey a vision of the RHC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, state and fee, and regional legislators.
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations
• Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
• Strong written and oral communication skills

Application Instructions
Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to employment@ruralhousing.org.
EOE

 

 

Chief Financial Officer
Full-time
Position Opening: Chief Financial Officer
PathStone Corporation is recruiting a Chief Financial Officer to replace the current CFO who is retiring after 39 years of exemplary service. PathStone is a private not-for-profit regional human service and community development Corporation with an annual budget of $70 million and programs and services operating in seven states and Puerto Rico.

The CFO is a key member of the corporate executive team and has primary responsibility for managing and controlling all financial activity for the Corporation. The CFO will have direct responsibility to oversee accounting, budgeting, cash management, forecasting, strategic planning, investor relationships, and financial reporting to government agencies, grantors, partners, and lenders. The CFO is responsible to maintain, develop, and monitor internal financial procedures and controls for the Corporation and all subsidiary corporations.

Minimum requirement of a BS; a CPA and/or MBA preferred. Must have 10 + years experience working in a senior financial management role; working for a not-for-profit organization with multi fund accounting is highly preferred. PathStone embraces the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion in executing its mission.

Send resume to Insero and Company to the attention of David Mandrycky
david.mandrycky@inserocpa.com

 

 

Housing Quality Specialist

Minimum of high school diploma with some post-secondary education. Family Development Credential a plus. Data entry skills. Ability to read, interpret and follow directions. NYS driver’s license and personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursed. 35 hours per week. Salary range $15.73 – $19.65 per hour. Applications accepted through August 13, 2018 at Delaware Opportunities Inc., 35430 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY 13782. EOE

 

Construction Monitor

NYS HCR has an opening for a Construction Monitor in the Syracuse office. Projects will primarily be located in central New York, but travel to other areas of the state will be required on an as-needed basis. Participation in on-site construction meetings, including pre-construction “kick-off” meetings, construction progress meetings and close-out meetings at construction completion; monitoring the progress and quality of all phases of construction, including: site work, building construction, the structural frame, mechanical and plumbing systems, electrical systems, life safety systems and finish construction; interpreting the construction documents (plans and specifications) for compliance with agency criteria; evaluating the building contractor’s construction schedule; determining if the current progress of construction complies with agency criteria; determining if a project is experiencing deficiencies of sufficient quantity that may result in inferior work, or ultimately lead to a financial failure of the project; reviewing “shop drawings,” product data and other submittals issued by the building contractor for compliance with agency criteria; reviewing construction change orders for compliance with the builder’s contract requirements; monitoring the testing, removal and disposal of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead paint, mold, radon gas, contaminated soil, and abandoned underground fuel storage tanks; verifying compliance with local building codes and energy programs.
Associate’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, or construction technology AND three years of qualifying experience, OR, five years of qualifying experience. Experience in the management of multi-trade construction projects from inception to completion including cost estimating, construction planning and scheduling;contract document reading and interpretation, plans and specifications; and construction inspection to ensure compliance with building codes for construction projects. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: HousingPlanJobs@nyshcr.org. EOE

 

AVP Special Programs and Analytics

NYS HCR has an opening in Albany for an Assistant Vice President for Special Programs and Analytics. This position assists the Single Family Programs Division with the analysis, development use and implementation of programs and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, the following: Review renovation documents submitted by lenders or the mortgage insurer prior to closing to ensure compliance with SONYMA RemodelNY guidelines; creation of construction draw schedules to facilitate placement of manufactured or modular homes on land; set up initial account information in servicing software for Remodel NY Escrow Administration; review of draw request documentation for compliance with agency guidelines; request additional documentation when necessary for release of renovation escrow funds; request funds for payment of draw requests; oversight of active renovation/construction pipeline to identify potential problem files and proactively working with SVP Single Family Programs to develop action plan for resolution; assist in preparation and delivery of training materials, program guidelines, promotional materials and update all relevant forms for program changes; and serve as an analyst and advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency of programs and operations.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Public Administration, Business, Public Policy, Urban Planning or similar. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org EOE

 

Assistant Vice President of Loan Servicing

NYS  HCR’S Office of Finance & Development manages New York State’s multifamily and single family housing programs and bond offerings. HCR has been the most active housing bond issuer in the country during four of the last five years, issuing nearly $9.5 billion in tax exempt and taxable housing bonds to fund initiatives ranging in scope from mixed income rental developments to single family mortgages. Our resources have helped finance over 42,000 affordable apartments and affordable homes since 2011. Finance & Development has primary responsibility for implementing many of the initiatives under the Governor’s House NY 2020 plan, an unprecedented $20 billion investment over the next five years.

The Loan Servicing and Construction Environmental Services units play a critical role in facilitating the progress of the many thousands of units funded by HCR that are under construction at any given time.

DUTIES

Reporting to the Vice President of Loan Servicing, the Assistant Vice President’s primary responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Work on permanent mortgage loan closings and bond redemptions. This involves communicating with Project sponsors regarding the Agency’s requirements and timing.   Review various due diligence documentation and confirm project meets income to expense ratio, as applicable.  Analyze final sources & uses to determine if it meets the Agency’s policies.   Coordinate with various internal departments for their final sign-offs prior to closing.  Facilitate conference calls with internal (attorneys) and external parties (sponsors, attorneys, credit enhancers, syndicators).
  • Assist with management of the Loan Administrators. This may involve reviewing and approving monthly construction requisitions for Agency bond and subsidy funds when the V.P. is not available.  Work with other internal departments (Treasury, Accounting and Construction) and external parties (credit enhancer/servicer and borrower) both proactively and as issues arise.
  • Monitor the progress of projects currently under construction. Work with credit enhancers and borrowers regarding letter of credit extensions and any other issues that may arise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in affordable housing;
  • Knowledge of basic underwriting and/or other quantitative analysis;
  • Experience with government assisted housing finance;
  • Familiarity with construction financing and disbursement requirements;
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office Outlook;
  • Good oral and written communication skills are needed to coordinate and work with a variety of people both internally and externally;
  • Good client management skills;
  • Organizational skills a plus;  and
  • Must be a team player and have a solid work ethic

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunities for dedicated professionals.

TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org. New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

Downstate Development Director

The Office of Finance & Development manages HCR’s multifamily and single family housing programs and bond offerings. HCR has been the most active housing bond issuer in the country in 4 of the last five years, issuing nearly $9.5 billion in tax exempt and taxable housing bonds to fund initiatives ranging in scope from mixed income rental developments to single family mortgages. Finance & Development actively engages with a range of partners including for-profit, and not for profit borrowers, municipalities, lenders, investors and other funding entities to leverage Low Income Housing Tax Credits, tax exempt bonds, single family lending programs, and a multitude of State funded programs. Our resources have helped finance over 42,000 affordable apartments and affordable homes since 2011.  Finance & Development has primary responsibility for implementing many of the initiatives under the Governor’s new House NY 2020 plan, an unprecedented $20 billion investment over the next five years.

The Multifamily Programs unit offers financing to encourage a wide range of affordable housing, including preservation and rehabilitation of existing affordable multifamily rental housing, new construction of affordable multifamily rental housing for households of all ages, and mixed income developments, such as 80/20 projects for the creation of affordable multifamily rental housing in high-cost rental markets such as New York City.  Since 2011, the Multifamily Programs has funded more than 350 projects that will create or preserve over 35,000 affordable housing units.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Downstate Development Director will focus on development and deployment of HCR Multifamily Programs in New York City, Long Island and Westchester.
  • Act as HCR’s liaison with State Regional Economic Development Councils;
  • Communicate HCR funding priorities, policies, and requirements at application workshops, industry conferences, and policy forums;
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with not-for profit organizations, industry groups, private sector developers, and State, federal and local government partners to advance HCR’s mission and partner priorities;
  • Coordinate interdisciplinary teams of HCR housing professionals to provide prospective Multifamily Program applicants with accurate and comprehensive technical assistance and strategic guidance;
  • Facilitate Multifamily Program project development meetings with the sponsors of awarded projects;
  • Provide ongoing tracking and troubleshooting to expedite completion of Multifamily Program awarded projects and compliance with all program requirements;
  • Organize exit conferences with unsuccessful applicants to Multifamily Programs with the goal educating and increasing the likelihood of success on future applications;
  • Advise agency leadership on policy and funding decisions in order to maximize the impact of HCR’s resources and advance State housing goals;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Five years housing experience, particularly multifamily housing and/or mortgage finance;
  • Supervisory experience preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient with Excel

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunities for dedicated professionals.

TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org. New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

Project Manager- Loan Servicing

The Office of Finance & Development manages HCR’s multifamily and single family housing programs and bond offerings. HCR has been the most active housing bond issuer in the country in 4 of the last five years, issuing nearly $9.5 billion in tax exempt and taxable housing bonds to fund initiatives ranging in scope from mixed income rental developments to single family mortgages. Finance & Development actively engages with a range of partners including for-profit, and not for profit borrowers, municipalities, lenders, investors and other funding entities to leverage Low Income Housing Tax Credits, tax exempt bonds, single family lending programs, and a multitude of State funded programs. Our resources have helped finance over 42,000 affordable apartments and affordable homes since 2011. Finance & Development has primary responsibility for implementing many of the initiatives under the Governor’s new House NY 2020 plan, an unprecedented $20 billion investment over the next five years.  The Loan Servicing Unit plays a critical role in facilitating the process of the many thousands of units funded by HCR that are under construction at any given time.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processing of monthly construction requisitions for Agency bond and subsidy funds.  This involves coordination among internal (Treasury, Accounting and Construction) and external parties (credit enhancer/servicer and borrower) for approvals.
  • Work on permanent mortgage loan closings and bond redemptions.  This will involve working with the Unit V.P. and A.V.P. on various due diligence requirements and analysis of income to expense ratio.   Ensure various internal departments have closing documentation needed for their final sign-offs prior to closing.   Participate in working group conference calls.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and/or other quantitative analysis;
  • Experience with government assisted housing finance;
  • Familiarity with construction financing and disbursement requirements;
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office Outlook;
  • Good oral and written communication skills are needed to coordinate and work with a variety of people both internally and externally.
  • Good client management skills;
  • Organizational skills a plus; and
  • Record of team-oriented approach and cooperation.
  • Qualified individual should have a proactive approach and a solid work ethic.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

What we offer:

  • Exciting opportunity to be part of New York’s resurgence to greatness;
  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals.

TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: jobopportunities@nyshcr.org.  New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

Labor Relations Manager

The Manager of Labor Relations will give direction and guidance and act as liaison with legal office on issues involving employee relations activity, including litigation involving disciplinary action or grievance determinations, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Division of Human Rights complaints. The incumbent will report to the Associate Director of HR.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Labor Relations, or related discipline preferred
  • Five years’ experience in a Labor Relations role preferred
  • Must be able to manage complicated issues in an assertive, yet fair manner
  • Union experience in both the public and non-profit sector highly preferred
  • Ability to act in good judgement and make informed decisions
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in conducting workplace investigations and drafting reports on investigation
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Must possess high credibility and absolute commitment to confidentiality and professional integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent time management skills, coupled with a strong yet measured sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated superior communication skills, both written and verbal along with excellent presentation skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and experience working with a diverse workforce, as well as management and executive level employees
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, and time management skills
  • Solid computer skills including proficiency utilizing Microsoft Excel & Word software applications

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunities for dedicated professionals.

TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org.  New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

HUD Is Hiring For Disaster Recovery

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500821600?utm_source=HUD+Exchange+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=5aad6a79c8-HUD-Job-Opps-SanJuan-NY-TX-DC_2018_05_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f32b935a5f-5aad6a79c8-18458393.

 

Apprenticeship Training

UA Local 669-JATC will hold interviews for applicants for apprenticeship slots in the sprinkler fitter trade on June 14th in Newburgh and June 20th in Albany. To start the application process, visit www.training669.org.
The United Association’s Sprinkler Fitters Local 669 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) governs all training for Sprinkler Fitters Local 669. This encompasses more than 10,000 active journeypersons and more than 2,000 apprentices. The JATC is an independent training committee with four members of Local 669 and four from the management side of the industry, all associated with the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA).
The Rural Housing Coalition encourages young people to consider career opportunties in all of the construction trades for a meaningful, well paid future here in New York.

 

Office Assistant

Are you looking for a part-time position that will never be boring? If yes, we’re looking for someone who loves to learn new things, “roll up their sleeves,” and pitch in to help get things done. This position involves answering the phone, handling marketing/advertising, processing client applications, doing mortgage satisfactions, making Facebook posts, performing research … and whatever else comes up! The ideal person will have at least 2 years of office experience, and will have expertise in the Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel and Word), and with social media (especially Facebook). The position requires someone who is highly organized, likes to work independently, and is able to prioritize.

We’re a small, casual, friendly office. Our goal is to find a new team member that fits right in. Monday through Friday, 20-25 hours per week. Paid time off and employer retirement contribution. Please submit your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a good fit with the position. Send via email to info@southernhillspc.org or by mail to Southern Hills Preservation Corporation, 2383 US Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084

 

Assistant Vice President Special Programs and Analytics

(Location: Albany, NY)

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources. We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families. Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders. Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise. We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring. Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and family-friendly policies.  The State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) is one of several HCR agencies. SONYMA’s programs provide mortgage financing to assist low- to moderate-income, first-time homebuyers in the purchase of a one-to-four unit residences that are required to meet eligibility criteria established by the Agency and by applicable Federal law. This position will report to the Single Family Programs unit of SONYMA. The Single Family unit reports to HCR’s Office of Homeownership & Community Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist the Single Family Programs Division with the analysis, development use and implementation of programs and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review renovation documents submitted by lenders or the mortgage insurer prior to closing to ensure compliance with SONYMA RemodelNY guidelines.
  • Creation of construction draw schedules to facilitate placement of manufactured or modular homes on land.
  • Set up initial account information in servicing software for Remodel NY Escrow Administration
  • Review of draw request documentation for compliance with agency guidelines
  • Request additional documentation when necessary for release of renovation escrow funds.
  • Request funds for payment of draw requests.
  • Oversight of active renovation/construction pipeline to identify potential problem files and proactively working with SVP Single Family Programs to develop action plan for resolution.
  • Assist in preparation and delivery of training materials, program guidelines, promotional materials and update all relevant forms for program changes.
  • Serve as an analyst and advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency of programs and operations.
  • Provide managers with objectively based information for making decisions on the administrative and programmatic aspects of operations and management
  • Analyze and evaluate (on a quantitative or qualitative basis) the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives
  • Research and investigate new or improved business and management practices for application to programs and operations
  • Serve as a thought leader in the development of business solutions and participate in marketing activities (white papers, proposals, capability briefings)
  • Play a critical role in all bond-related activities of the department including monitoring of available resources for acquisition of mortgages; preparing projections of mortgage purchases; analyzing loan portfolio for potential CRA eligibility; providing data to the cash flow consultant, rating agencies, and other required entities, as needed. Fully responsible for department’s submission of information to be incorporated into bond official statements.
  • Provide reports and memos of current market conditions and third-party policies as they relate to Agency business and programs.
  • Participate in agency meetings regarding Agency rates (including preparation of materials), programs and policies.
  • Produce reports on Single Family program activity, pipeline, and portfolio performance to cash flow consultants, GSEs, servicers, state and local government officials, bond counsel, rating agencies, etc.
  • Develop purchase price and income limits for Single Family’s various programs.
  • Research and recommend various ways that the Division can use current technology to enhance the efficiency of the department. Participate in implementation, development and use of new technologies.
  • Other duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Public Administration, Business, Public Policy, Urban Planning or similar.
  • Superior analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • Keen interest in bond finance. Exposure to housing, real estate, or mortgage finance a plus.
  • High level of experience with renovation loan products and draw administration
  • Knowledge of construction draw schedules, construction draw disbursements, arrangement of curbside payments.
  • Highly advanced skill level with MS Office particularly Excel and Word. Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, statistical analysis and graphics software a plus.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunities for dedicated professionals.

TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org

New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

Program Manager-PT

Frontier Housing Corporation (FHC) is a small non-profit located in Dexter, NY. FHC provides rental assistance for low-income, elderly, and disabled and provides services to home-owners and the community through its many programs. Some of the programs that are offered include home-owner occupied rehab, community renewal programs, and more. Our current main program is the home-owner occupied rehab program, consisting of repairing the homes of low-income, elderly, and disable home owners. The Program Manager is a professional who supports the value, vision and mission of Frontier Housing Corporation by general management and supervision of all grant program activities. This employee also participates in grant proposals and submissions. The Program Manager is an important contact to the public and plays an important role as a coordinator for the corporation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Management
• Be familiar with all Frontier programs and services
• Prepare and gather information for grant proposals to a variety of funding sources and work with the Executive Director to submit those proposals
• Program Outreach and Marketing
• Manage all marketing activities to ensure an adequate waiting list for FHC Programs
• Administer all grant funding programs, including but not limited to, eligibility review and selection process, disbursement paperwork for funding sources, and contract and construction management.
• Direct involvement in environmental reviews for the various sites receiving funding
• Monitoring/Quarterly Reporting
• Maintain a waiting list and completed project list
• Work directly with applicants for the various programs
• Ensure all appropriate paperwork is being properly completed and submitted for FHC Programs
Other Duties
• Assist with property management for our rentals as necessary
• Collaborate with Executive Director for Facebook and website maintenance and updates
• Assist with Frontier’s Strategic Plan
• Prepare advertisements and letters
• Help Maintain Frontier’s Policies and Procedures and Grant Reform Document Vault
• Attend compliance seminars regarding HTF, HCR, HUD, USDA, RD regulations and Fair Housing training;
• Keep up-to-date on all HTFC, HCR, and HUD rules and regulations; latest required documents
• Maintain all appropriate certifications
• Maintain manual of Program Manager procedures
Collaborate with and perform other tasks assigned by the Executive Director
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate Degree with 2 years of experience as an office manager or
• High school degree with 4 years of experience in management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be well experienced with computers and ability to deal with telephones and customer relations.
• Must have excellent writing, communication and organizational skills to manage a busy office.
• Must have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision; meet deadlines; and have a positive attitude and high energy
• Must be a quick learner; adaptable to change; and a resourceful problem solver.
• The individual must be willing to use their own vehicle to travel amongst the various service areas overseen by FHC.
All employees of Frontier Housing are expected to perform all functions of their job description. In the event an applicant or employee’s disability prevents that applicant/employee from performing a function of the job description, FHC will make reasonable accommodations if such accommodations do not cause undue hardship to the agency. Employees/applicants must provide medical proof of disability and initiate request for accommodation. FHC Board of Directors will decide accommodations.
Please email your resume and any other pertinent documents to jodi@frontierhousingcorporation.com

Assistant Counsel

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnaukas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources. We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families. Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.
Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise. We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring. Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and family-friendly policies.
Job Summary
The Assistant Counsel will have responsibility for two compliance functions. First, the Assistant Counsel will support HCR’s response to Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests it receives including coordination of requests and responses. The attorney will provide legal assessments and evaluation of all FOIL requests to determine agency’s obligation to respond and prepare responses, including written objections when appropriate.
Second, the Assistant Counsel will support the vetting of potential borrowers and projects that HCR will finance. This includes implementation of an updated vendor responsibility questionnaire and vetting procedures to ensure that the Agency is only doing business with reputable partners. The attorney will provide legal guidance to the General Counsel and other executive staff regarding these matters.
Duties & Responsibilities:
? Manage a workload that is expected to be 45% FOIL legal work, 45% overseeing and executing enhancement of the Legal Department’s due diligence vetting process and 10% support for other aspects of the Law Department’s work.
Job Opportunities at New York State Homes and Community Renewal
Qualifications:
? Legal education required – Law degree, Juris Doctorate (J.D.);
? 2+ years of related experience preferred but not mandatory;
? Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize. Strong attention to detail, highly
organized and able to thrive in a busy, deadline driven atmosphere.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other
reasonably related duties as assigned.
What we offer:
? Exciting opportunity to be part of New York’s resurgence to greatness;
? Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement
benefits;
? Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals.
TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org
New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Regional Leasing Manager

The Regional Leasing Manager oversees rental properties in 3-5 counties in Western New York. The properties are regulated by USDA RD and/or HUD/NYS-HCR and the LIHC program for multi-family housing. Candidates must have general leasing & residential management experience overseeing and providing leasing and compliance training and guidance to apartment site managers, particularly in regulated housing. Position is with a well-established Private NFP, regional housing development and management company.
Position responsibilities include, but not limited to: Knowledge of Fair Housing, ADA, and other specialized governmental requirements for the operation of publicly funded rental housing; Ability to work with and establish collaboration with other housing support agencies or services providers for affordable housing with special populations (i.e. the Elderly, Disabled, Veterans, etc.); Ability to work with a property maintenance team across several properties, in cooperation with a Regional Property Maintenance Manager; Ability to work with an in-house “Supported Housing” Services team led by Regional Services Coordinator for certain services-enriched properties for the elderly, frail elderly and disabled; Experience preparing compliance reports for various agencies, both private and public; Ability to develop/implement marketing plans to reach target markets and ensure maximum occupancy; Supervise site staff, monitor staff work and give direction/guidance on tenant matters, day-to-day site tasks, and community contacts; Prepare annual budgets and work with finance department or others regarding capital expenditures and other property expenses regularly.
MUST-HAVES: Reliable transportation for regional periodic travel (day travel primarily); Ability to communicate professionally and effectively via email, text and phone; Reliable judgment and ability to handle matters under tight timelines; Independent working skills and initiative in problem-solving.; High level of proficient use of all Microsoft Office software, (Word, Outlook, Excel, and related.); Experience with specialty/branded Property Management/Maintenance Software a plus.
Education Desired: Bachelor’s or suitable combination of education/training/and proven related experience.
Competitive Compensation for this Salaried Position. Position may be filled on an interim basis with provisional terms for suitably qualified applicants. Current company staff are eligible to apply. Resume, Cover Letter & Application Form (call 585-658-4860 to request) all must be sent by mail to: Regional Leasing Manager – Position Opening, C/O – GVRPC, Inc. , Attention: Donna Rea, 5861 Groveland Station Rd.,Mt Morris, NY 14510 – or Email: drea@gvrpc.com. An EEO Employer

Financial Analyst

The Buffalo Office of HUD  has an opening for a financial analyst.  The details of the job are found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492822000

Director of Community Services

Location: Albany

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State.  Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources.  We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families.  Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development.  We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.

Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise.  We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring.  Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work.  We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and family-friendly policies.

HCR’s Mission and Goals:

  • Partner to improve and preserve New York State’s homes and communities
  • Finance and leverage resources to create and preserve safe, decent and affordable housing for the States low-moderate income individuals and families
  • Support the revitalization and economic growth of the State’s destressed communities and neighborhoods
  • Increase compliance with rent laws and regulations in order to protect the legal rights and obligations of tenants and owners: and
  • Proactively enforce rent regulations and identify potential fraud.

 New York State Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) consists of all the major housing and community renewal agencies of New York State, which were recently merged and integrated under a single management structure.

The Office of Community Renewal (OCR) is one of four program offices within NYSHCR.  The OCR’s mission is to administer a combination of State and Federal funding resources to develop or support programs that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons.

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the President, the Director of Community Services is responsible for management of the Neighborhood and Rural Preservation Programs (NPP/RPP), Housing Counseling Programs, Member Item Program (MIPS) and other programs as funding sources become available.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpret program-related policies and statutes to clarify program goals and objectives. Specifically:
  • Evaluate legacy program design and develop options for modernizing and reinvigorating the existing stakeholder base;
  • Provide OCR and HCR Leadership with Program-related guidance and recommendations for policy actions and program administration;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of internal and external policies and procedures for the Neighborhood and Rural Preservation Programs (NPP/RPP) and other programs as needed;
  • Supervise and manage Program staff to ensure program goals and timeframes are met as necessary, and program administration is performed in accordance with all requisite statutes, rules, regulations, program guidelines, etc.;
  • Articulate program rules and regulations to provide advanced direct technical assistance to grantees to promote comprehension of program regulations, requirements, and contracting processes;
  • Manage assigned Program caseload, including but not limited to tracking and monitoring project portfolio through application, funding, development and compliance phases, including on-site monitoring of Program grantees and database record keeping and reporting support;
  • Carry out routine office activities such as answering and routing phone calls, copying, transcription, filing, data entry, handling incoming and outgoing e-mail, and mail, and other tasks as needed;
  • Prepare memos, correspondence, reports, manuals, presentations or other documents as needed;
  • Advise on and contribute to the drafting and distribution of annual and/or other periodic or semi-annual Notices of Funding Availability, Requests for Proposals, and other related OCR Program funding documents;
  • Assist with review and scoring of all Program-related applications, the award notification/declination process, the review and processing of contracts and payment requests;
  • Represent the Office of Community Renewal in community development meetings, conferences, and interagency working groups including the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC);
  • Special projects and general program-related support and assistance, as needed.

 This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in humanities, public or business administration with a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience in grants or contract management position. Master’s degree preferred;
  • Management experience, including supervising staff members in regional locations;
  • Familiarity with NYS Legislative process;
  • Experience working in a broad range of communities, i.e. population size, geographic region;
  • Understanding of how to work effectively in and with diverse communities;
  • Interest in Housing, Community and Economic Development;
  • Affinity toward technology;
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated experience performing administrative duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with an attention to detail and professionalism in all communications;
  • Knowledge of Internet and ability to research and retrieve information;
  • Well organized and self-motivated with ability to work under pressure, while prioritizing and managing multiple tasks;
  • Comprehensive experience with Microsoft Office. Specifically:
  • Word

Experience using forms, table of contents, and advanced formatting features preferred.

  • Excel

Ability to work in multiple worksheets, perform calculations, compose formulas and functions such as pivot tables is preferred.

What we offer:

  • Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
  • Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals.

Instructions for Applicants:

Applicants must include a cover letter, resume and relevant writing sample for review.  This may include professional correspondence, procedural documents or other examples of technical writing. Applicant must describe in a cover letter how he/she meets the minimum qualifications, and how the work experienced outlined in the accompanying resume relates to the available position.  Applicants are also encouraged to use the cover letter as an opportunity to identify specific skills, including knowledge of software or database systems that may be useful for this position. TO APPLY, please respond as directed above to: HTFCJobs@nyshcr.org.  Please include the name of the position that you are applying for in the subject line.

New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Housing Director, Opportunities For Otsego

Oversee HOME Grant and coordinate with the City of Oneonta to develop proposals to fund affordable housing projects in and around the City of Oneonta.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of commensurate experience, or any combination of education and experience that can demonstrate knowledge in the field of affordable housing; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills; strong management skills; valid New York State driver’s license; ability to travel.

Go to ofoinc.org  and click on Join Our Team to apply.  EOE

Real Estate Development Project Manager
RUPCO is seeking a highly motivated Real Estate Development Project Manager with 3 to 5 years of experience to process existing development pursuits and assist with new target opportunities. He/she will leverage their skills and experience in affordable housing best practices to take a significant leadership role in the creation of new housing for RUPCO’s growing portfolio.
Minimum of three years’ experience in community development, municipal governance and or affordable housing or a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban or Community Planning, Business or related field; Experience and technically proficient in aspects of affordable housing real estate development, including finance, entitlement, design, construction, lease-up and operations; Ability to analyze complex data, perform sophisticated analysis and make appropriate recommendations and decisions. Experience with Excel and word processing software. Experience with Project Management software a plus.
Candidates must have experience and be technically proficient in aspects of affordable housing real estate development, including finance, grant writing, entitlement, design, construction, lease-up and operations. Please submit cover letter including salary requirement and resume to: RUPCO, Inc., 289 Fair Street, Kingston NY 12401. Email to: jobs@rupco.org. EOE

Executive Director

BS or MS in Business Management, Public Administration or related field, plus six years experience in non-profit administration and/or 10 years experience in human services.  Specific responsibilities include: supervise overall personnel direction and administration to multi faceted human service organization; research funding sources and direct preparation of grant applications including budget development consistent with identified community needs; overall contract management, both programmatic and fiscal components; report, advise and provide staff support to agency board of directors.  Excellent oral and written communication skills required; experience with non-profit accounting a plus.  Salary range $80,677 – $96,209 annually.  Applications accepted through February 13, 2018 at Delaware Opportunities Inc., 35430 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY 13782;dalberti@delawareopportunities.org.   EOE

Community Managers
Conifer Realty seeks Community Manageers in Little Valley, Hyde Park, and Peekskill, NY. Successful candidates must have 1+ years’ experience preferably as a site manager with apartment association staff management experience in affordable housing; prior Tax Credit (LIHTC) experience or knowledge of Compliance regulations helpful.
For more information, visit www.coniferllc.com/careers/job-openings. EOE
House Monitors
Community Housing Innovations has full and part time openings in Suffolk, Nassau, Dutchess and Orange Counties for Houe Monitors. House Monitors assist in providing a safe and secure environment for the population that we serve. Good oral and written communication skills a must. High School Diploma or GED required. For more information, visit http://chigrants.org/about-us/careers/. EOE
Site Manager
Belmont Management is looking for a full time site manager for 2 apartment complexes in Buffalo, NY. Duties include leasing units, certifying tenants, collecting rents, supervising staff and negotiating with contractors. Must have excellent computer and people skills. Experience a plus! Send resume/references to: HR, 215 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14204 or fax to (716) 854-2981. EOE
Resident Occupancy Specialist
The Community Builders seeks a Resident Occupancy Specialist for a project in Schenectady. The ROS will have responsibility for providing a superior level of customer service to the residents, guests and team members at the property site. This role is responsible for showing and leasing apartments, assisting in the moving process and providing administrative support to the Community and/or Services Maintenance Manager for a variety of property related tasks. She/he will adhere to the company’s Mission Statement and ensure the site is in compliance with all regulatory requirements. Candidates with experience in Section 8 housing and LIHTC are preferred. View the job description at www.tcbinc.org/2015-10-15-16-47-38.html. EOE
Service Designer
NYSHCR seeks a technical professional to serve as Service Designer who is eager to apply their expertise to improving the lives of New Yorkers across the state. The agency continuously invests in thinking about how we deliver services to the public and to ensuring that our internal processes are efficient. The goal is to make both public facing and internal operations as customer centered and efficient as possible.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Facilitate user interviews, testing, and workshops to make recommendations regarding how to improve both public facing and internal processes
-Understand the business, using techniques such as mapping the customer journey
-Work alongside LEAN team to redesign processes
-Interact across the agency to build internal capabilities for Design thinking
-Design and build dashboards/ distill qualitative and quantitative insights.
For more information, visit:www.nyshcr.org/AboutUs/JobOpportunities/OPSServiceDesigner.pdf. EOE
Director, Office of Fair and Equitable Housing
NYSHCR currently has an opening for a Director for the Office of Fair and Equitable Housing, located either in Albany or New York City. The Director collaborates with governmental agencies, nonprofits, and for-profit entities to further fair housing efforts. The Director has the responsibility of managing daily operations of FEHO and will work closely with legal, policy and program staff, as well as, work independently. Requirements include a law degree or Masters in Public Administration or Urban Planning and 5 years experience in affordable housing, fair housing, or civil rights. For detials, visit www.nyshcr.org/AboutUs/JobOpportunities/OPSDirectorFEHO.pdf. EOE
Development Project Manager
The Community Builders are looking for a Development Project Manager in the Albany area. Looking for a mission driven Development Project Manager to join our Albany-based team and support efforts to grow our portfolio of affordable and mixed-income housing projects. This individual will have responsibility for implementing real estate development projects from initial conception through closing, construction, and stabilized occupancy, delivering quality finished products on schedule and within budget. For more details, visit: www.tcbinc.org/2015-10-15-16-47-38.html. EOE
Housing and Community Development Director

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI) seeks an exceptional professional to lead its Housing and Community Development division. S/he will work with a talented team of 10 people to help advance COI’s vision of empowering individuals and families, while building and transforming communities to achieve social and economic success. A complete position description, including responsibilities should be reviewed here before applying https://raffa.com/nonprofitsearch/currentsearches/documents/coihcdd.pdf.
Should you have any questions please contact Executive Search Consultant, James Sunshine at jsunshine@raffa.com or (202)955-6742. EOE

Administrative Coordinator
Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council, Inc. – Stamford, NY 12167
$15 an hour – Part-time
Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council, Inc. (WCCRC) is a 501(c) 3 not for profit Rural Preservation Company working under the auspices of New York State Homes and Community Renewal and a HUD-approved housing counseling agency. This is a part-time (16 to 24 hours per week) position that may sometimes exceed 24 hours. Work hours will generally take place during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, although occasionally may include evenings or weekends. Application Instructions: Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to: vkundzins@westerncatskills.org. The job of Administrative Coordinator was established for the purpose/s of providing administrative, secretarial and clerical support toWCCRC, as directed by the Executive Director; coordinating activities of assigned WCCRC personnel; monitoring assigned activities; and providing information, recommendations and/or direction as requested by the Executive Director to maintain an efficient office environment.

 Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Administrative Coordinator provides operational and administrative assistance to WCCRC staff, performs a variety of administrative, organizational and logistical duties in support of the operations of WCCRC initiatives, and assists with information management.Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to: vkundzins@westerncatskills.org. EOE

Executive Director

Neighbors of Watertown, Watertown, NY
Knowledge of New York State and Federal housing programs; Experience in developing and managing budgets; Experience in supervising employees including hiring, firing and discipline and can delegate responsibilities appropriately; Experience in working with multiple funding and grant sources for organization; Experience working with City, County, State and Federal Housing Rehabilitation Programs; Experience working with the media, funding sources, the public, City, County and State Officials as the face of the organization; Can work with attorneys, architects, tax & finance experts as necessary on projects; With respect to developing projects: a) Can aid and develop preliminary proformas for major projects, b ) Work with potential investors for such projects, c) Make applications for tax credits, when available, d) Draft source and use analysis for projects, e) Discuss financial and physical feasibility of projects with investors either individually or in conjunction with other consultants.; Assists in grant writing; Has experience working with a Board of Directors. Salary commensurate with experience. Please cite experience in your resume. Please mail resume to: Mark Gebo, 216 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601, or email to mggebo@gmail.com. EOE

Executive Director

Southern Hills Preservation Corporation (SHPC) is seeking an experienced executive director who is knowledgeable about affordable housing, has nonprofit experience, and is capable of guiding the agency’s future growth. The Executive Director provides strong management, vision, and leadership; works closely with the Board of Directors to guide the agency and achieve goals; develops long-term strategies and manages multiple projects in a dynamic environment; maintains positive relationships with local, state, and federal stakeholders; develops and monitors the annual agency budget; supervises staff; and identifies potential funding sources and secures funds. Experience in affordable housing or a related field is required. Nonprofit leadership and management experience highly desired. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred. Full-time exempt position with competitive benefits. Send email letter, resume, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references by September 15, 2017 to office@southernhillspc.org, or mail to 2383 US Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084. EOE

Executive Director

Affordable Housing Not-For-Profit located in the Hudson Valley now accepting applications for Executive Director – Full Time Position. Flexible working environment.Minimum Qualifications:
– Current STAR Certification and Fair Housing Training or ability to secure within 6 months.
-3-5 years experience managing 515 project, working with Rural Development and NYS HCR.
-Experience with grant writing.
Please send resume to: marsha@rivertownhousing.org. EOE

Construction Supervisor
Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council in Stamford, NY seeks a part time Construction Supervisor to inspect routine and complex structural building systems at various stages of construction to assure compliance with approved plans and specifications. To create and revise building rehabilitation project work estimates and to oversee and monitor rehabilitation projects to ensure that work is properly performed.
High school diploma (or equivalent) and 3 years of responsible experience required in the journey level trades or as a contractor in a variety of building construction activities. A combination of education and experience will be considered. • Knowledge of NYS building codes and policies regarding zoning and other regulations to field situations. Knowledge of standards of construction methods and requirements License/Certification Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate, valid NYS driver’s license. Ability to obtain within 3 months a certificate of completion for lead-safe work practices.
Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to employment@westerncatskills.org. EOE

Community Development Director
Regional Not-for-Profit seeks full-time Community Development Director responsible for the grant writing, administration, and daily operation of a variety of programs managed by the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County, Inc. Requirements: bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, business, or related field of study and 3 years of prior experience in housing and community development. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year working experience. Strong computer skills required. Construction experience is a plus. Competitive benefits package with a salary range of $45,000 – $50,000 based on experience. To the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment will be extended to lower income project area residents. To apply: mail cover letter and resume to HAPEC’s Executive Director, PO Box 157, Elizabethtown, NY 12993. Please see www.hapec.org/latest-news/ for a more complete job description. HAPEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Asset Manager
New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) seeks an Asset Manager for the NYC office. The Housing Management and Compliance Monitoring Unit is responsible for the asset management and compliance monitoring of the Agency’s existing housing loan portfolio.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Perform financial monitoring of loans.
• Develop and implement recommendations or action plans to reduce risk.
• Implement and enforce regulatory requirements.
• Coordinate property data.
• Interact with outside professionals, other HFAs, experts in the field, etc.
• Review, analyze and integrate housing bond and mortgage documents.
• Produce relevant data and reports.
• Develop recommendations to enhance financial and physical health of projects.
• Develop and implement turn-around strategies for seriously troubled loans.
Qualifications:
• Requires minimum of 5 years’ experience in real estate finance and/or accounting, property management of affordable housing.
• Bachelor’s degree in real estate, accounting, or business administration.
• Working knowledge of tax exempt bond financing, government housing programs.
• Certification and/or proficiency in LIHTC Compliance.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: HousingPlanJobs@nyshcr.org. Please include the name of the position that you are applying for in the subject line. EOE

Assistant Vice President- Bond Finance
The Office of Finance & Development manages HCR’s multifamily and single family housing programs and bond offerings. BA in economics, mathematics, statistics, business administration or public finance;5 years’ experience in public finance, bond cash flow generation and analysis, credit analysis or financial analysis; and a strong background in structuring capital financing programs through tax-exempt obligations. Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: JobOpportunities@nyshcr.org. New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Associate Auditor
New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) seeks an Associate Auditor in the NYC Office of Professional Services. Under supervision, this position audits and evaluates the safeguarding of assets, accuracy and reliability of accounting data, compliance with agency policies, procedures and regulatory requirements to protect the agency from loss through error, fraud or gross inefficiencies. The position requires: Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or other related business field; understanding of accounting principles and practices; good analytical and communication skills; understanding of PC and spreadsheet application.What we offer:
• Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
• Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: jobopportunities@nyshcr.org. New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

 

 

Request for Qualifications

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING SERVICES

New York State Rural Housing Coalition, Inc.
79 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207

(518) 458-8696

The New York State Rural Housing Coalition, Inc. hereby invites technical assistance and training consultants to submit statements of qualification to provide technical assistance and/or training services to community development and housing entities within the State of New York. The Rural Housing Coalition seeks experienced technical assistance and training providers to join a team of subcontractor consultants to assist in improving the performance of local housing and community development practitioners, particularly in rural areas of the State.

The Rural Housing Coalition seeks technical assistance providers with a wide array of expertise, including but not limited to: non-profit management; board development, legal services; architectural and engineering services; construction management and design services; development finance; environmental hazard mitigation; real property management; accounting/bookkeeping and financial management; and grant writing and proposal packaging. Technical assistance and training providers selected for inclusion in the Rural Housing Coalition?s team of subcontractors will enter into a master contract with the Coalition, with individual work assignments issued on a task order basis. Task order assignments will be made on the basis of the closest match of required expertise of the subcontractor consultant and the specific needs of the client, such as: years of experience, time frame product or service must be completed, availability of consultant to complete the provision of services within the specified time frame, technical resources, and familiarity with the subject.

Respondents to this Request for Qualifications are asked to provide the following information:
1) Letter of interest in participating in the Rural Housing Coalition?s technical assistance and training program, including hourly and daily reimbursement rate that will be charged (including separate charges for individual staff, where applicable);
2) Corporate resume detailing work experience relative to technical assistance and/or training, particularly in the community development setting, including representative examples of clientele served (with particular emphasis on community development-type clients);
3) Individual resumes of staff that will be working on assignments issued by the Coalition, including years of experience in the field;
4) A statement detailing the geographic area within New York State to be served (statewide, or if regional, detail which areas of the State);

5) A schedule of hourly billing rates for all personnel included in the proposal. Please note- hourly rates should include annual escalators for up to 5 years from the date of submission.

6) A statement detailing that hourly and daily rates to be charged are consistent with rates charged to other clients, particularly on projects funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
7) A minimum of 3 references.
Please submit the above requested information to the attention of Mr. Colin McKnight, Acting Executive Director at the above address, and by electronic mail to: colin  @ruralhousing.org.

This Request for Qualifications is open-ended, there is no deadline for submission. The Rural Housing Coalition reserves the right to reject any or all proposals submitted by responders. Acceptance of a proposer is not a guarantee of work assignments being issued. Minority and Women owned firms are encouraged to apply.