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Organization: GO Northwest Housing Resource Center
Job Title: Homeownership Specialist
Garwyn Oaks (GO) Northwest Housing Resource Center
Full Time position: 40 Hours per week; some weekend and evening work is required
Mission Statement: Ensuring strong, healthy communities by equipping residents to obtain, maintain and retain their homes successfully.
GO Northwest Housing Resource Center, a community based nonprofit organization is looking to grow and enhance its Homeownership Program by adding a Homeownership Specialist to our team. The Specialist’s responsibilities would include providing pre- and post-purchase education, one-on-one counseling, technical assistance, and financial fitness education/coaching to equip individuals to purchase, maintain and/or retain their homes successfully. The Homeownership Specialist will collect and retain client and homeownership related data, produce written reports, make presentations, and maintain working relationships with homeownership related professionals and organizations to provide quality service to our clients and fulfill the Center’s mission of assisting clients in obtaining, retaining, and maintaining their homes and related goals.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Conduct and facilitate homeownership education workshops
- Provide one-on-one pre-purchase counseling and access to programs and resources to assist individuals in obtaining a home, including providing clients information, guidance, and resources on the home buying process , mortgage and settlement/closing programs and appropriate vendors to ensure mortgage readiness
- Provide client intake services; collect/ review/ analyze required client information and financial documents
- Work with clients to produce action plans, budgets and process to achieve acceptable outcomes with client and servicers
- Conduct homeownership counseling for special homeownership programs, i.e., the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative mortgage loan programs.
- Provide one-on-one counseling to mortgage delinquency clients including providing information and technical assistance on foreclosure prevention programs, foreclosure process, creating action plans, and working with lenders and clients to achieve best possible outcomes.
- Provide financial management and home maintenance education.
- Maintains schedule of appointments for counseling sessions including regular customer follow-up and contact to ensure client is working toward his/her identified goals and progress reporting.
- Collect, input, track and maintain client and homeownership data/information in written and electronic records and files, utilizing housing client management systems.
- Ensure that all individual counseling files, both hard copy and electronic, are kept to HUD standards.
- Prepare written reports and documentation on work production, status, client progress and other assigned tasks for the Center.
- Implements proper procedures and internal controls necessary to maintain the security of all systems and confidentiality of all records.
- Support, embrace and implement GO Northwest counseling program procedures and protocols.
- Maintain effective relationships with lenders, realtors, housing related agencies and other professionals to assist clients and Center achieve their respective goals.
- Participate in events and activities that promote the Center’s homeownership programs and target communities
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Expectations
- Demonstrated work experience in conducting homeownership, credit, and/or financial literacy counseling and education; mortgage lending, real estate
- Working knowledge of first time homebuyer and closing costs programs, mortgage loan processes, and products; foreclosure prevention counseling procedures, programs and resources
- Ability to analyze and explain effectively homeownership and financial processes, programs, and documents;
- Ability to make informed, documented recommendations to clients to achieve their goals
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills:
- demonstrated ability to develop and conduct presentations; facilitate workshops
- effectively interpret and communicate program information, requirements, procedures and processes to all audiences
- ability to prepare well written reports, articles and other documents; create and maintain clear, detailed records
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel , PowerPoint.
- Demonstrated ability/use of client management systems e., Housing Counselor Online; Rx Premium a plus
- Detailed oriented with demonstrated ability to organize, prepare, and present complex material in clear and concise manner
- Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with persons of diverse backgrounds with a positive, professional, optimistic, solutions oriented attitude and work ethic.
- Proven ability to work effectively independently, as a self-starter and as a productive team member
- Ability to maintain and abide by the conflict of interest and confidentiality policies of the program.
- Demonstrated skill in time management and prioritizing work load; able to work with multiple cases effectively
- Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks with established timelines
- Bachelor’s degree, minimum 2 -3years’ experience in housing counseling, mortgage lending, mortgage processing or underwriting, credit or financial literacy counseling, real estate sales. Possession of homeownership counseling certification a plus ; will consider AA degree with minimum 5 +years’ experience in the above areas
- Working knowledge of copier, e-fax, projection equipment, multiline telephone, and other office equipment
- Ability to lift at least 20 lbs., carry and set up equipment
- Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance, and use of a motor vehicle (independent transportation)
- Some evening and weekend work required as determined by operational needs or assigned.
Compensation: $40,000- $45,000 plus health and leave benefits based on experience
All qualified candidates who are interested in this opportunity, please email cover letter & resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or fax to is 410-947-0087. Accepting application until position is filled. No phone calls please.
GO Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty fully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The duties and responsibilities of this position are those considered to be essential but do not represent all job functions that may be required to be performed by this position. Other comparable duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Organization: HARBEL Housing Partnership
Job Title: Homeownership Counselor
Regional nonprofit homeownership program is seeking an energetic and detailed-oriented person
responsible for a full-range of pre-purchase education and counseling and foreclosure prevention and
mediation services. Successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills, be an effective
problem solver, and convey suggestions and requirements in a constructive, non-judgmental manner.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel, with knowledge of Fannie Mae HCO and HUD 9902
reporting systems. Secured counselor certification in good standing or in process of obtaining. A bilingual
(Spanish) candidate – a plus.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with some evening workshops. Salary is
commensurate with experience, including benefits.
Eligible candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Regina Buker, Director –
email@example.com or mail to HARBEL Housing Partnership, 5807 Harford Road, 21214.
Deadline for application Monday, January 25, 2016.
Organization: Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake
Job Title: Director of Development
The Director of Development (DoD) sets and executes fund development planning and strategy, manages a team of talented professionals and a portfolio of donors and prospects; and participates with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, staff and board in charting the organization’s course in fund development. Click here to read the full position description If you are interested in applying, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers
Job Title: Director of School – Centered Neighborhood Investment
Please see this link for details.
Organization: Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Division of Neighborhood Revitalization.
Job Title: Administrative Aide
This Administrative Aide position will primarily serve as receptionist and office manager for Neighborhood Revitalization’s Baltimore office. This individual will provide administrative support to office staff, receive and direct visitors and clients, and provide information in response to inquiries. This position is responsible for telephone coverage, office inventory, database maintenance, procurement of supplies and maintenance of office equipment. This position also assists in preparing for trainings, meetings, and conferences and prepares written correspondence. The incumbent must have a professional demeanor, great interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties.
- Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
- Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.
- Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience
For more information and how to apply, click here.
Organization: Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation.
Job Title: Director of Consumer Financial Education and Outreach
This position will function as the Director of Consumer Financial Education and Outreach. The overall purpose of the position is to support Maryland consumers as they identify and utilize financial products and services that fairly meet their needs.
The position will provide research to identify and understand trends in consumer financial services issues, effective and fair financial products and services to meet existing needs, and effective education and information sharing programs to prepare consumers to make effective choices about financial products and services.
This position will draft educational and informational materials for use by the Division of Financial Regulation and will engage in outreach to consumers and consumer groups to provide information about financial products and services and their effective utilization, as well as the work of our office.
The position will work closely with the Director of Foreclosure Administration to support outreach efforts to local authorities to educate them about the Foreclosed Property Registry and encourage utilization of the Registry. Ongoing, the position will directly focus on foreclosure issues as then-current circumstances warrant and will indirectly provide support through inclusion of consumer mortgage products and services (and thus foreclosure related topics) in the routine work of the position.
The Director of Consumer Financial Education and Outreach’s main job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Researching effective financial education programs and practices and current and emerging topics related to consumer financial services, such as peer to peer lending, electronic currencies, and mobile banking and internet banking to meet the needs of the underbanked and non-banked.
2. Drafting informational and educational materials for use on the Office website and in standard handouts, standard correspondence, position papers, presentations, and testimony.
3. Training office staff on current issues in consumer financial services and assisting in developing standard correspondence to address current and emerging complaints.
4. Supporting Foreclosure Prevention Efforts of the office in general, including avoidance and mitigation activities, as well as providing general information and education to consumers. This activity includes work described in numbers 1-3 and 5 herein, and will require the substantial majority of the position’s total time in the first year, if not longer.
• Coordinating the Office’s attendance at outreach events;
• Working with all units in the Office to identify outreach opportunities;
• Creating, individually and with others, outreach materials;
• Based on data collected internally and relationships in the field, developing targeted outreach strategies, such as in conjunction with the Office of Aging and the Attorney General’s office, opportunities focused on exploitation of elderly persons; in conjunction with DHCD, opportunities focused on first time homebuyers and foreclosure prevention; in conjunction with the public school system and private schools, financial education programs for high school and/or college students;
• Attending and representing the Office generally, including presenting, at consumer and/or industry events, but also as stand-in for management as necessary. These events will occur during and after the normal business day, as well as on weekends; and
• Completing Others duties as assigned by management.
Find more details and submission requirements here.
Organization: SEED, Inc.
Job Title: Director, Maryland Programs
The Director of Maryland Programs for Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, Inc. (SEED) is responsible for the supervision of all programs, including scheduling, delivery and infrastructure; personnel management; assistance with program promotion and events/outreach coordination; managing all financial and human resources aspects and various administrative tasks.
The PD works with the President to create and oversee the implementation of programs to be administered. The PD develops and implements all guidelines and policies with the purpose of ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal government regulations, as well as maintaining alignment with the organization’s mission. The PD monitors the effectiveness of the programs, making adjustments as needed. Because the PD’s role and those of his/her staff are contingent upon a fully funded budget, the PD works in tandem with the President and Development Officer of the organization to secure funds, donations and grants to meet the budgetary requirements of the various departments. Additionally, the PD serves as the face of the programs to the external community. As such, the PD attends community events in an effort to build and maintain positive relationships.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Program Implementation and Infrastructure
- Plan, coordinate and implement all SEED programs and special events in the Education, Housing & Community Services program areas;
- Implement policies, procedures and safety guidelines for all programs;
- Purchase, maintain and inventory all program equipment;
- Evaluate programs and provide feedback as needed;
- Conduct program related staff meetings;
- Report and discuss activities, schedules and plans with President;
- Provide on-site client surveys and review of programs;
- Attend necessary workshops, events and training seminars;
- Communicate policy and information to program staff; and
- Communicate program status with President on a weekly basis.
- Recruit, hire, and provide training and supervision of staff, volunteers and interns;
- Ensure appropriate staff and volunteer training;
- Provide written evaluation of program staff in keeping with the organization’s employee policies and procedures and at the completion of an event where applicable;
- Maintain open communication lines among instructors, volunteers and participants;
- Work with Outreach Coordinators to ensure the documentation of volunteers and interns; and
- Schedule staff and volunteers to ensure safe and competent delivery of services.
- Public Relations
- Foster the organization’s relationships with federal, state and local agencies as well as with other human and director service organizations;
- Assist /Outreach Coordinator with program promotion;
- Provide public presentations and demonstrations as needed;
- Assist with fund raising events;
- Contribute to the production of newsletter articles and other promotional materials; and
- Attend and/or present at relevant trade shows, volunteer fairs and organizations.
- Assist with office supervision and management;
- Coordinate necessary equipment procurement and maintenance;
- Maintain security and accuracy of all client and stakeholder databases;
- Interface with and cultivate relations with professional and community partners;
- Assist with program budget development and oversight;
- Review all correspondence and outreach materials (flyers, letters, etc) targeting clients and provide final drafts to President for approval; and
- Apprise President of program and project status.
- Considerable flexibility of methods required to meet program goals.
- Considerable planning is required.
- Must have knowledge of all local, state and federal laws and regulations that govern the organization’s program areas.
- Understanding interdepartmental functions is essential to ensure that program schedules and objectives are met.
- Requires both administrative and technical knowledge and frequent interaction with employees and customers (program participants).
- Originality and initiative are important as well as the ability to work under unusual or extreme pressures.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Four-year college degree in management, nonprofit management or business (years of experience may be substituted for education).
- At least three (5-10) years related experience (housing and/or education preferred).
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Creative and strategic thinking.
- Ability to leverage limited resources.
- Ability to work and lead in a collaborative team environment.
- Must be independent and a self starter.
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Organization: Community Development Network of Maryland, Inc.
Job Title: Program Assistant, Housing Counseling
Pay: This is a part-time, year-long contract for a total of $25,000. No benefits will be provided.
The Maryland Housing Counselors Network (MHCN) recently merged with the Community Development Network of Maryland (CDN). CDN has committed to take on and enhance the work of the MHCN in terms of providing opportunities for trainings to the housing counselors across the state of Maryland to ensure the best quality and recent knowledge in the field of housing counseling. CDN will also integrate housing counseling issues in CDN’s advocacy and public relations work designed to highlight the important social and economic impact of community development in Maryland.
CDN has a steering committee of housing counselors represented from every region of the state. This steering committee advises CDN on the housing counseling work.
CDN does not have a physical office. Staff work from home and travel to meetings or work virtually as needed.
The scope of work for this part time contractual position includes:
Place-based trainings: Selecting (with the CDN Housing Counseling Steering Committee) and coordinating at least two NeighborWorks place-based trainings a year. Tasks include selecting the course, coordinating registration, coordinating venue and food, ensuring the AV equipment and training materials are available, and staying at the training the entire time to ensure all logistics are in order.)
Scholarships: Designing and implementing the process for providing scholarships to trainings.
E-newsletter: Design, write, and distribute through Constant Contact a monthly E-newsletter on topics relevant to housing counseling. Consistently collect relevant information and resources to include in the newsletter.
Regional Roundtables: Coordinate with the Civil Justice Network the bi-monthly or quarterly regional roundtables. Attend the Regional Roundtables to provide news from CDN to counselors and listen for issues of concern that could be addressed through policy change. All notes must be relayed to CDN’s Executive Director so that policy issues can be integrated into CDN’s policy agenda. Attendance at the Regional Roundtables will require transportation (CDN could provide mileage or a rental).
Assistance with housing counseling related policy issues: Assist in identifying policy issues, conduct research for policy solutions, assist with writing testimony and position papers, coordinate testimony from housing counselors in Annapolis, and support CDN Executive Director as needed.
Assistance with housing counseling related public relations activities: Assist CDN with the housing counseling component of Community Development Week (first week in October), assist with talking points and media messaging with CDN’s PR consultants as needed, look out for articles where CDN should comment as needed.
Assistance with the housing counseling portion of CDN’s Annual Meeting: Plan and coordinate the housing counseling related workshops/panel discussions to take place during CDN’s Annual Meeting.
Membership: Work with the Executive Director on new member and renewal solicitations and follow up on those solicitations. Analyze results of CDN member survey and make recommendations for improvements of the housing counseling program based on the feedback.
Fundraising: Work with the Executive Director on completing grant proposals to support CDN’s housing counseling program.
Other duties as needed: The CDN Housing Counseling Steering Committee may identify additional tasks throughout the year. The Program Assistant and CDN’s Executive Director will determine the scope of work should the need arise.
- Experience in housing counseling an absolute must.
- Understanding policy issues related to housing counseling a plus.
- Familiarity with housing counseling resources a plus.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
- Ability to work independently from home or virtually while meeting with the Executive Director periodically.
- Ability to write and speak clearly for a variety of audiences.
- Strong organizational skills a must.
- CDN does not have an office. Applicant must have access to his/her own computer and work space.
- It is anticipated this is a 15-20 hour a week position, with flexibility depending on activities, hours must be documented.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter explaining your qualifications and resume to Odette Ramos, Executive Director, Community Development Network of Maryland by August 20, 2015. Submissions are only allowed via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Development Network of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, CDN complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. CDN also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.
Organization: Pigtown Main Street
Job Title: Business District Specialist
1. Recruit and Retain Small Businesses
The Business District Specialist will support Pigtown Main Street’s goal to recruit and retain small businesses on Washington Boulevard. He/she is responsible for developing a rapport with each business owner in the district, understanding the needs of the business owner and providing technical assistance to help the business owner achieve his/her goals. The Business District Specialist will coordinate with local organizations, including the Small Business and Technology Development Center, the Urban Business Center, the Baltimore Development Corporation, Healthy Neighborhoods and others to identify resources to meet the needs of each merchant. Furthermore, the Business District Specialist will leverage the 2014 Business District Strategic Plan to recruit new small businesses. He/she will identify prospective businesses based on targets highlighted in the Master Plan’s market study, develop marketing materials to promote the business district, coordinate with property owners and meet one-on-one and in small groups with prospective business owners to promote the business district.
2. Coordinate Pigtown Main Street Committees
The Business District Specialist will provide administrative support to three of the organization’s committees – Design, Promotions and Business Development. He/she will work with the committee chairman to develop the agenda, notify the community of the meeting, invite guest speakers (as needed) and take minutes. The Business District Specialist will also provide support to events undertaken by specific committees, such as the Pigtown Festival and Small Business Saturday (Promotions) and Bloom the Boulevard (Design).
3. Organize Volunteers
The Business District Specialist will build capacity within the organization by recruiting and managing volunteers. Professional volunteers will serve on Pigtown Main Street’s committees and volunteer at the organization’s events, including the Pigtown Festival, Pigtown Pig Out and Pigtown Charity Golf Open. The Business District Specialist will also supervise student volunteers, who will serve as interns, tracking community blight and updating the organization’s social media platforms.
4. Represent Pigtown Main Street at community meetings and events
On occasion, the Business District Specialist will be responsible for representing Pigtown Main Street at events and meetings on behalf of the organization, taking notes and reporting to the Executive Director.
A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered. Strong written and verbal communication skills are strongly preferred. Candidates would ideally have an interest and passion for small businesses and community development. Ability to multitask is a plus.
Send resume and cover letter to Ben Hyman email@example.com
Organization: Arundel Community Development Services, Inc.
Job Title: Housing Financial Advisor
If you are willing to take on challenging and diverse assignments with a commitment to performance and quality, then Arundel Community Development Services, Inc. wants you to join its team!
Arundel Community Development Services, Inc. (ACDS) is a private, nonprofit corporation established by Anne Arundel County to create and retain affordable housing opportunities, as well as to ensure the efficient delivery of community development services to those most in need. ACDS oversees and manages the Homeownership Counseling Program, Mortgage Assistance Program, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Program, Property Rehabilitation Program, Accessibility Modifications Programs, and a Scattered Sites Rental Program.
ACDS is seeking a professional Housing Financial Advisor (HFA) whose responsibilities include assisting individuals and families in obtaining financing for home rehabilitation or purchasing, conducting homeownership counseling sessions, processing, underwriting and conducting loan settlements, as well as counseling homeowners facing foreclosure. Under the Property Rehabilitation Program, the HFA is responsible for underwriting and packaging loans. Under the Homeownership Counseling Program, the HFA is responsible for educating clients on the mechanical steps of buying a home by reviewing the clients’ finances, helping resolve credit obstacles, and assisting clients in preparing a household budget. Under the Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Program, the HFA provides direct one-on-one counseling assistance to clients facing foreclosures by analyzing the client’s financial situation and developing a plan of action tailored to the client’s specific needs. Under the Mortgage Assistance Program, the HFA is responsible for processing, underwriting and settling the Corporation’s down payment and closing cost assistance program for eligible first time homebuyers.
The position offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the housing and community development field.
General responsibilities include processing and underwriting applications for various programs which provide assistance for current and future homeowners, as well as individual financial counseling. Responsibilities also include interpreting and ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures, review and analyze loan packages, settlement documents, and credit reports, as well as subordination requests. Other responsibilities include teaching classes, educating realtors and lenders and promoting programs at community events.
Location: Annapolis, Maryland
Scheduled Hours: Full-time 40 hours (salary exempt position)
The Housing Financial Advisor position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Real Estate or a closely related field with relevant work experience; training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Successful candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of secondary mortgage lending products, credit counseling, and home buying process, settlement procedures, and real estate finance options. Applicants must have strong communication and public speaking skills with the ability to make presentations. An understanding of underwriting criteria and guidelines are a plus. Limited evening and weekend hours may be required.
Salary is competitive depending on experience. ACDS offers an excellent benefits package including competitive Health Insurance Plans, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan, Long Term Disability Benefits, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts. Other compensation opportunities include Incentive and Recognition Programs; Referral bonuses.
How to Apply
Please send cover letter to:
Arundel Community Development Services, Inc.
2666 Riva Road, Suite 210
Annapolis, MD 21401
Or, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Fax (410) 222-7619
Organization: Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Job Title: Data and Technology Manager
This is a contractual position with limited benefits.
Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in community development and affordable housing. The Division of Neighborhood Revitalization seeks a positive individual experienced with managing relational databases, maintaining data and developing reports summarizing data.
Serving as the Data and Technology Manager, this position supports the State’s administration of state and federally funded grant, loan and tax credit programs serving local governments and nonprofit organizations throughout the State. The incumbent utilizes his/her expertise to manage and maintain data, ensuring data consistency across programs, accuracy of data and reports and timeliness to increase efficiency of administration of government funds.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Information Technology or other related field with specific coursework in the structure and use of automated information systems.
Experience: One year of experience providing problem analysis and ongoing user support, coordinating system development and implementation, and training users on the functionality of applications for agency or statewide systems housed on mainframe computers or large client server platforms.
- Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and two additional years of experience providing problem analysis and ongoing user support, coordinating system development and implementation, and training users on the functionality of applications for agency or statewide systems housed on mainframe or large client server platforms may be substituted for the required education.
- Experience responding to and resolving help desk calls from users of computers, or operating computer equipment for the purpose of data entry, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, database or other applications may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.
- Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Cyber and Information Systems classifications or Cyber and Information specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
- Experience with structured query language and sequel to work with Microsoft Access relational data bases and/or Microsoft Access’ Query Designer
- Familiarity with the design, development, implementation and controls for relational data bases
- Familiarity with GIS Mapping
- Familiarity with life-cycle grants management, workflow and process management, and grants accounting within government
- Familiarity with work flow modeling and business process management
- Nonprofit, foundation or government program administration experience
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please provide transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.
How to Apply:
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application or are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
Attn: Amy Kipersztok, Recruitment Manager
Your First and Last name
Last 4 of SS#
Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Please be advised that we can no longer accept the old MS-100 or resumes in place of application. Please do not put “See Resume” in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps or by contacting the Department of Budget and Management’s Recruitment and Examinations Division Job Information Line at 410- 767-4850.
Organization: Central Baltimore Partnership
Job Title: Chief Executive
Opportunity: Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP) is a groundbreaking collaboration of some 60 members, including three major higher education institutions – Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and University of Baltimore – artists, grassroots organizations, neighborhood leaders, government officials, nonprofit organizations, foundations and private property owners. Formed in 2006, the Partnership has been a catalyst for $800 million in new capital investment, two new schools, one of the nation’s leading arts districts and 1,200 units of new and renovated housing in 10 city neighborhoods. Going forward, its work is guided by a comprehensive $60 million community development agenda, the Homewood Community Partnership Initiative. HCPI will be a stimulus for $1 billion of development over the next decade toward completing the renewal of the newly-vibrant communities of Central Baltimore.
The Partnership now seeks a new Chief Executive, providing an exciting opportunity for a creative, entrepreneurial leader eager to take on the challenges of a complex, consensus driven new model of urban revival. For a complete Position Summary, visit us at http://www.centralbaltimore.org.
Desired Knowledge Areas:
- Philanthropy and competency in fundraising from a wide variety of public and private sources.
- Comprehensive understanding of community development programs in the following areas:
- Real Estate Transactions & Strategy
- Human Service Programs
- Community Building and Mobilization on Quality-of-Life Issues and Public Policy
- Advocacy, media relations and understanding how to engage local and state leaders across business, public, and nonprofit sectors.
- Urban planning.
Desired Skills & Abilities:
- Proven capability to facilitate complex discussions.
- Proven capability to build trust and consensus with diverse audiences.
- Proven capability to broker significant and complex transformational projects.
- Distinguished creative leadership in an executive role, along with evidence of accomplishment that establishes credibility and earns respect of other institutional and civic leaders.
- Consultative and diplomatic approach to imagine possibilities.
- Ability to effectively manage a dynamic organization.
- Ability to bring leadership to fiscal management, budgeting, inspiring and motivating a capable team and efficient operations.
- Exceptional engagement, interpersonal and communication capabilities. Experience
- Minimum 10 years professional experience of progressive senior leadership responsibility, management and networking.
- Minimum 5 years professional or volunteer experience in community revitalization
- Master’s degree in relevant field or Bachelor’s degree with extensive experience.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending vitae/resume, cover letter, salary requirements or questions to: email@example.com. (E‐mail applications are required). Review of resumes begins March 23, 2015. CBP is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
Organization: Southeast Community Development Corporation
Job Title: Coordinator of Special Initiatives
The Southeast Community Development Corporation, one of the oldest community development corporations in Baltimore, supports an asset-based approach to community revitalization. The work is done with the guiding philosophy that building from strength will maximize the impact of our work. The Southeast CDC combines private and public resources to stimulate investment in select neighborhoods in Southeast Baltimore.
The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating certain community development programs, in accordance with grant agreements and action plans. This position requires coordination with funders, non-profit partners and community members; managing volunteers; seeking small grant funds, managing project deliverables and writing grant reports; project planning and implementation; and promoting home buying and home renovation.
The Coordinator will take the lead on cultivating, planning and implementing projects, in partnership with partners and residents, that make social and physical investments to neighborhoods. The projects will strengthen the social fabric among residents, improve and activate public spaces, promote community engagement and attract new home buyers.
In particular, the Coordinator will:
- Coordinate reporting, community outreach and project management for 10-15 community development projects
- Collect data, anecdotal information and private comments on project
- Disseminate information, data, priorities and strategies to a wide variety of stakeholders and partners
- Monitor progress of projects, communicate changes and modifications, assist with project management
- Support the successful completion of the organization’s community development programs and projects, as assigned.
- Identify emerging resident leaders and connect them to opportunities for training and networking.
- Assist with the coordination of meetings and events.
- Identify and build positive and productive relationships with area businesses, community organizations, and other groups that help.
- Attend community meetings and trainings.
These projects will require consensus building skills, managing projects and volunteers, and working hands-on in neighborhoods with community members.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are necessary. The Coordinator must have the ability to maintain confidentiality, manage multiple priorities, develop enthusiasm and momentum, and project a professional image to external contacts.
The Coordinator must be self-directed, anticipating opportunities and challenges before they arise and proactively tackling those issues with minimal supervision. The Coordinator must be energetic and possess the ability to work independently and comfortably among diverse communities. The Coordinator may have access to confidential and sensitive material and is expected to maintain confidentiality, resolve problems, make decisions and have the capability to know when to seek assistance.
The position will entail evening and weekend hours.
The Coordinator reports to the Director of Neighborhood Programs, works independently under general direction and is expected to exercise considerable initiative, discretion and judgment in executing the functions of the job.
- Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
- Consensus building skills
- Two or more years of experience working in a community setting
- Experience managing and implementing community based programs.
- Construction or project management experience
- Knowledge of sustainable development techniques
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) and social media is necessary. Experience in Constant Contact and Adobe is desirable
- Ability to work evening and weekend hours
- MD driver’s license
Please send cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. This position is a contractual position for one year that will include health benefits. The position may be extended as funding allows.
Organization: Lifebridge Health
Job Title: Director of Community Development
Part of LifeBridge Health, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore features state-of-the-art facilities and renowned Centers of Excellence some with national and international acclaim. As the largest community hospital and the third largest teaching hospital in Maryland, Sinai Hospitals mission is to provide quality patient care, educate medical students and residents, and engage in research to improve the lives of people all over the world. Sinai Hospital is a smoke-free workplace.
The LifeBridge Health Department of Government Relations, located at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, seeks a Director of Community Development. This position will direct the development and implementation of a multi-dimensional plan to improve the quality of life for those living and working in the areas surrounding LifeBridge campus locations in Baltimore City and County. This position will serve as the day-to-day liaison with representatives from city and county government, neighborhood associations, non-profit organizations, and other stakeholders, including internal stakeholders, to implement LifeBridge’s priority initiatives that address the non-clinical elements of community health and aim to improve the lives of area residents. The position will deal with a variety of issues including community leadership capacity building, education and workforce development, business and economic development, and neighborhood improvement. The Director will supervise one position. LifeBridge Health offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including free parking and a 403 (b) retirement plan with employer match
Visit www.lifejobs.org to learn more and apply.
Bachelors acceptable/Masters preferred in urban, community, or regional planning from an accredited college or university; or other planning related field of study such as public administration, social work or public health; 3-5 years related experience, to include neighborhood improvement, work with community leadership and/or neighborhood associations, business and economic development. Microsoft Office Suite; ; Critical thinking skills; Demonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions; Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively verbally; Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in writing; Demonstrates the ability to negotiate on the company’s behalf. Previous program management and staff supervision experience highly preferred.
Organization: Waverly Main Street
Job Title: Executive Director
Apply for an opportunity to have a huge impact on a historic neighborhood in Baltimore City! Waverly Main Street (WMS), one of Baltimore City’s nine “Main Street” programs, is seeking an organized, imaginative, relational and entrepreneurial Executive Director to start in March 2015. This dedicated local leader will work within a neighborhood revitalization program that utilizes historic preservation as an integral foundation for neighborhood economic development. The Executive Director is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the Main Street program, and coordinates program activities, volunteers, and strategic partnerships. He or she guides the organization and represents the community locally, regionally and nationally as needed.
The Executive Director must function as both the public face of Waverly Main Street and as its administrative and fundraising personnel. It is a challenging position, with duties ranging from managing basic WMS services such as sanitation and safety to developing a comprehensive façade improvement program and organizing local festivals and promotions. Excellent computer and writing skills are needed for proposals and reports, as well as for tasks such as writing an online newsletter and maintaining a positive social media presence. The position requires someone with initiative and flexibility along with task-orientation and strong administrative and relationship skills. A successful candidate for the position will have a demonstrated ability to work well with a wide variety of partners and stakeholders, including boards, committees, volunteers, merchants, public officials, other organizations and vendors.
- Minimum of Bachelors’ degree preferred.
- Three years’ experience preferred in community organizing, economic development, planning, community development, real estate, marketing/business, public relations, public administration, retailing, non-profit administration, commercial district management, volunteer or non-profit administration, architecture, historic preservation, and/or small business development.
- Working knowledge of a non-profit organization and board of director’s structure.
- Grant writing, fundraising and/or other relevant resource development experience at the local community level.
- Excellent facilitation and coalition building skills.
Waverly Main Street, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization that promotes the economic revitalization of the Waverly Business District located on Greenmount Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets utilizing retail recruitment, business management technical assistance, commercial building and streetscape improvements, and promotions. We partner with district businesses, local residents, non-profits, anchor institutions, and other nearby interests to solidify and further enhance the diversity and historic character of Waverly.
The Executive Director reports to the Executive Committee of the Waverly Main Street Board of Directors.
Salary range is $40,000-$45,000 depending on qualifications
To apply, send cover letter and resume no later than noon on Friday, January 23, 2015 via email only to CommRelations@jhu.edu.
Organization: Maryland Community Action Partnership
Job Title: State Training Coordinator
This position is responsible for the overall implementation of training and technical assistance and support services to member agencies of the Maryland Community Action Partnership (MCAP) including their employees, board members, customers, volunteers and partners as appropriate. MCAP’s membership represents nonprofit and public agencies in Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Services are provided at member agency sites, other locations in geographic or shared interest clusters and/or in conjunction with MCAP’s conference or events. Additionally, services may be provided throughout the state of Maryland or within Region 3. Participation in regional and national meetings and conferences is necessary. Duties include, but are not limited to, National Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) training and implementation, all aspects of the state wide coordination of the Family Development and Credentialing Project and the leadership of all conference activities. Duties may also include board assessment and development; submitting reports, data collection and analysis activities, etc. The position is supervised by the Executive Director of MCAP.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Possess a Master’s level degree in a relevant area of the fields of education and/or social sciences. Individuals with Bachelor’s level degree may be considered, if experience warrants; have at least 2-5 years of actual professional work experience including significant experience as a teacher, trainer and/or other duties related to provision of training and technical assistance;
Have knowledge and demonstrate acceptance of outcome management theory; have knowledge of the issues of poverty and/or community action and community development agencies; must be able to travel extensively and must have own reliable transportation; possess and demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills; must have demonstrated excellent organizational skills; must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (word processing, spreadsheet, data base and other common office management computer software).
Compensation commensurate with experience, education and training. Competitive benefits included.
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to: Search Committee, Maryland Community Action Partnership (MCAP), 420 Chinquapin Round Road, Suite 2-I, Annapolis, MD 21401. Applications may also be emailed to: email@example.com.
Deadline: Position open until filled
Organization: Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Neighborhood Revitalization Division
Job Title: Project Manager – Contractual position working out of the Division’s Baltimore Office on Smart Growth programs. This position has no benefits. The deadline to apply for this position is October 31st. To apply, click here: http://www.jobaps.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=14&R2=999999&R3=992
Job Title: Program Officer (permanent) has been reopened. This position will work from the Division’s Crownsville/New Carrolton Office and will serve as the lead for several community service programs. This position has full benefits. The new deadline to apply for this position is November 3rd. To apply, click here: http://www.jobaps.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=14&R2=001207&R3=002
Organization: Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance
Job title: Statistician and/or programmer
BNIA-JFI seeks a statistician and/or programmer to standardize longitudinal data sets acquired from various sources. This position would also develop scripts for automated processing when possible, develop standardize operating procedures for data intake and querying. Successful candidates should be able to program in SQL and additional scripting language such as python and/or R. Assist staff with research design and data analysis preparation.
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Establish and implement standard naming conventions and prepare data for analysis on multiple platforms
- Develop scripts for automated processing, develop standardize operating procedures for data intake and querying
- Develop standardize operating procedures for data intake and querying
Education: Bachelors in Statistics, Computer Science, Library Science or similar field
Experience: Must have experience working with large data sets across multiple platforms
Work Hours: This is a contractual position. Flexible hours between 24-40 hours per week.
Compensation: $24-$30 per hour dependent upon experience
Send cover letter and resume to Seema Iyer, BNIA Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance
Job Title: Research Assistant
BNIA-JFI seeks a Research Assistant to support a full range of research tasks, with a particular focus on data processing and preparing data sets for analysis and data visualization (interactive and static maps, charts, and tables) for blogs, commentaries, and reports. Other tasks may include literature reviews; developing data visualizations and analytical tools; contributing to writing reports and other products; and assisting BNIA-JFI in communicating findings with communities, online and through project-based research assistance.
Bachelor’s degree required, in preferably in the field of Economics, Public Policy, Urban Studies, Sociology, Communications or other social science field, or qualitative field such as Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics.
The successful candidate must demonstrate solid research skills, analytic thinking, and quantitative aptitude:
- Experience with building macros and analytical tools in Excel is required.
- Experience in communications or summarizing policy research results for a policy audience is a plus.
- Requires an organized, highly motivated, creative, and self-confident individual who can work effectively on multiple projects at once.
- Candidate should also have a strong interest in one or more of the following topics: housing policy, energy policy, community-based indicators and neighborhood revitalization
Hours: This is a contractual position. Flexible hours between 24-40 hours per week.
Compensation: $18-$22 per hour based on experience
Send cover letter and resume to Seema Iyer, BNIA Director, email@example.com