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Project ManagerAMTEX
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Job Start Date:6-8-20Type of Position:Full-time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
Farmers Branch, Texas
Job Description:
Position Summary AMTEX Multi-Housing, LLC, a developer of affordable, market rate and student housing, is seeking a Project Manager to undertake the development of affordable housing for families, seniors and people with special needs. Primary job responsibilities will be to coordinate, implement, and manage activities related to affordable housing development throughout the State of Texas. Development includes the acquisition of land, performing all tasks necessary to conduct feasibility analysis, obtaining entitlements, preparing pro formas and applications to obtain all necessary project financing, and coordinating with a team of design and engineering professionals to obtain all required permits to start construction. This position will work out of our Dallas, TX office in a fast-paced work environment. Applicant should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five 4-10 years on the job experience in real estate development with an emphasis in multi-family housing and/or affordable housing development project management. OR a Master’s degree in real estate, city and regional planning, business, finance, public policy, architecture or a related field and 2-8 years of experience in affordable housing. The candidate must be able to demonstrate experience in taking projects from acquisition, through financing, construction completion and into operations. Candidates should be able to demonstrate this experience on multiple specific developments. Experience in new construction Section 42 housing in the State of Texas and/or 4% Bond transactions a plus. Candidates should be skilled with the MS Office Suite (including Microsoft Project, Microsoft Schedule), and recognize that detail oriented tasks are critical to a business’ long-term success. Responsibility for project success begins with Land Acquisition sign off and extends through the receipt of 8609’s. Project Management responsibilities are listed below. This position reports to the Director of Development. Responsibilities Analyze sites for potential development opportunities based on the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs QAP and local funding opportunities. Perform site inspections and due diligence, evaluating and highlighting opportunities and risks. Organize, negotiate, coordinate, document and facilitate project partnership and land escrow closings. Manage and motivate a development team comprised of: Acquisition Manger, Entitlement Manager, Preconstruction Manager, Asset Manager, Construction Manager, and Project Accountant. Direct closing of acquisition, public agency, and construction financing. Manage efficiently tasks necessary to obtain entitlements, including neighborhood design meetings, submission of entitlement applications, attendance at public hearings, and on-going coordination of the project design team. Provide input on project design development and make sure project plans and specifications are received by various AMTEX Departments in a timely manner. Prepare project pro formas and conduct feasibility analysis. Represent the organization and speak publicly at City Council Meetings, Planning Commission Meetings, and County Commissioner Court Meetings. Research and identify financing sources. Formulate and execute strategy for successful project funding applications to local, state, and federal agencies. Formulate and execute strategy for successful applications in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Monitor and prepare project budgets, cash flow projections, and project schedules. Secure architectural, construction and other project approvals from planning and building departments and other regulatory agencies. Promote the highest quality development that reinforces AMTEX’s commitment to long term viability. Initiate and maintain ongoing interaction with Asset Management Department to ensure long term quality. Initiate and maintain ongoing cordial professional relationships with outside entities and various stakeholders. Attend interdepartmental meetings and general AMTEX meetings as required, including the corporate office in Agoura Hills, CA. Undertake any other projects or tasks as may be assigned. Job Characteristics Education and Experience: Experience required in: land acquisitions; entitlements; Section 42 project financing; closing of acquisition and construction financing. Abilities: High degree of independence, motivation, accountability and communication skills Demonstrated capacity in managing land use planning and project financing/feasibility Public speaking and presentation skills Ability to quickly learn local approval and entitlement process Skillful in assessing financial feasibility using a variety of funding sources Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment with time sensitive material. Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills. Strong problem solving skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to lead, manage and motivate a team to work effectively. Position: Position based in Dallas, TX. May require some travel throughout the State of Texas, primarily to Houston and Austin. A criminal background check and review of current driving record may be required. Job Benefits: • Salary – DOE • Health/Dental/Chiropractic coverage available for individual after three months. Dependents can be covered at employee’s expense. • Life Insurance • 401k program • Three weeks leave (vacation, personal, sick) • Eight paid holidays • Discretionary bonus based on individual and company performance after FYE. Applications No phone calls, please Please email a cover letter and resume to Lux@AMCALhousing.com AMTEX Multi-Housing, LLC The AMCAL Group of Companies, one of the Nation’s leading housing development companies, is developing quality rental and ownership residential properties throughout California and Texas including Affordable Housing, Luxury Apartment Housing and Student Housing. The Company was founded in 1978. An affiliated company, AMTEX Multi-Housing, LLC develops properties in Texas and AMTEX General Contractors Inc. builds all of AMTEX’s projects. For more information, visit our website at www.AMCALhousing.com. AMCAL Multi-Housing Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resume to Lux@AMCALhousing.com
Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900
CDBG-DR Multifamily Housing Grant ManagerGrantworks, Inc.
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Job Start Date:06/15/20Type of Position:Multifamily Program Administrator - CDBG DR
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
2201 Northland Drive
Austin, TX78756
512-420-0303
Job Description:
QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DUTIES: ? Coordinate and manage multiple moderately complex projects at various stages of implementation – from initial application review to construction completion and project close out. ? Interact effectively with local, state and federal agency officials and staff members in meetings and through written memos, e-mails, formal letters, and telephone conversations ? Provide attention to detail regarding financial and technical aspects of project management including review of builder plans, contractor pay estimates and service provider invoices, progress reports, change orders, contract amendments, etc. ? Preparation of power point or other types of presentations to city councils, county commissioners, and other governmental entities, as well as the public, when necessary. ? Review and create program policies, procedures, checklists, and guidelines related to housing program activities. ? Review housing program unit/project setups, draws, and other submittals. ? Review program applications. ? Provide technical assistance regarding program rules, policies, and procedures. ? Review and interpret project related correspondence, documents, reports, and forms. ? Update and maintain project performance, budget, and status tracking and document filing systems. ? Prepare project files for monitoring/audit reviews. ? Coordinate numerous deadlines and “trigger” events, such as Davis Bacon and other applicable cross cutting federal requirements. ? Review and interpret government publications and regulations as they pertain to project implementation ? Strong computer skills mandatory, including the ability to navigate, and search the internet to retrieve information when required; learn new programs as required; create PDFs and MS Word documents including the use of mail merge, MS Excel spreadsheets and charts and MS PowerPoint presentations ? Excellent document and time management skills required ? Strong document management abilities are essential and required ? Ability to prioritize tasks with varying deadlines with STRONG attention to detail and minimum supervision ? Strong problem-solving skills ? Ability to work both independently and as part of a team and learn complex procedures quickly ? Ability to work in a fast-paced and flexible environment and maintain priorities and project management ? Knowledge of grant/program administration, construction management, city planning, public infrastructure components and functions are helpful, but not mandatory.
Experience Required:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The preferred candidate will hold a college degree and any combination of 2 years related experience or graduate degree in multifamily development, construction management, planning, public and/or program administration, public infrastructure, or related field. Because travel is an important part of this job, a valid Texas driver’s license is required at the time of hiring and a driving record will be required. • This position is full-time permanent employment. This position requires overnight travel. Travel is estimated to be 10% of the time. • This position is based in Austin, Texas. • This position may be co-located with a governmental client agency in Austin PREFERRED AND OTHER HELPFUL QUALIFICATIONS Candidate with previous multifamily development work experience, research and/or paralegal work experience are HIGHLY PREFERRED. Other helpful qualifications include GIS, data analytics, and/or computer system administration or technical support.
How to Apply:
GrantWorks offers an excellent benefits package, including company paid health and dental insurance, a company matched retirement plan, a generous paid time off plan and more. Please send your resume, cover letter, three professional references and minimum salary requirements to jobs@grantworks.net to the attention of Cecelia Johnson. Please reference “CDBG-DR Multifamily Housing Grant Manager” in the subject line.
Application Deadline:
Jul 15, 2020
Competitive Housing Tax Credit Program AdministratorTexas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
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Job Start Date:06/23/2020Type of Position:Full Time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
221 East 11th Street
Austin, TX78701
Job Description:
Performs highly advanced (senior-level) administrative, consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing the competitive 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credit program and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program applicants, staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. Trains, leads, assigns and/or prioritizes the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, reporting to the Director of the Multifamily Finance Division. •Oversees the activities of staff performing work related to and administers the Competitive (9%) Housing Tax Credit Program, Commitment, and Carryover; performs quality control procedures related to these activities. •Establishes goal and objectives for application reviews and other division work in conjunction with other division managers to ensure seamless implementation of the division’s various programs. •Oversees the implementation of the annual Competitive Housing Tax Credit Cycle in compliance with the Qualified Allocation Plan and other applicable rules and requirements. •Directs and oversees staff in the review and development of the uniform application, application manual, workshop and review materials for application and post award processes based upon rule, regulation, policy and process changes and coordinates with other division managers and the director with respect to these activities. •Reviews required administrative and interagency performance reports. •Oversees the development and implementation of effective procedures for implementing programs and ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures, statutes, and rules and takes corrective action(s) as needed. •Represents the division and department at roundtables, public meetings, public hearings, industry conferences, committee meetings, and department board meetings. Testifies at hearings, trials and legislative meetings as appropriate. Interacts with state and local elected officials, the media and public interest groups. Makes presentations and provide training/technical assistance to community and professional groups, developers, lenders, investors, etc. to stimulate interest in the program. •Coordinates staff leave requests and time with other division managers. Participates in performance evaluations and makes recommendations to Manager or Director for merits, reclassifications, demotions, and terminations. Acts for Division Director or Manager with respect to the Competitive Housing Tax Credit Program in his/her absence, within established signature authority. •Performs related work as assigned. •Travel approximately 10%.
Experience Required:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: •Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, or a minimum of ten years industry related experience. •Must have extensive experience in the development or housing industry. •Minimum two years experience with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and/or multifamily Tax Exempt Bond programs. •Experience in analyzing state and/or federal laws, regulations and statutes. •Extensive knowledge of the real estate development and property management industry. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •Extensive knowledge of government organization and practices of public administration and management methods; of planning, coordination and implementation methodologies. •Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of an organization; to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts and devise solutions to complex administrative and operational problems. •Ability to evaluate materials prepared by others. •Skill in human relations, analyzing and solving work problems, and in making decisions affecting intricate operations. •Presentations to Boards, local officials, community groups and others. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: •This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, use office machinery, attend meetings in various offices and conference rooms, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer, and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic, and various media formats. Must be able to work non-standard hours including the ability to work beyond 40 hours per week as needed and in compliance with the FLSA. •The employee must be able to lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Must be able to push and/or pull up to 20 lbs OTHER: Must be willing to work in a non-smoking environment and adhere to all applicable Department policies and procedures. Must be willing to work overtime if necessary which may include nights and weekends. Must attend work regularly and adhere to approved work schedule. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE CANDIDATE: • Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested of final applicants. • Criminal background checks will be conducted before an offer of employment is extended. We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and encourage opportunities to hire Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen. Males born on or after January 1, 1960, between the ages of 18-26, will be required to present proof of Selective Service System registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Failure to provide this information within the required timeframe will result in the offer being rescinded. Thank you for considering employment at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs! The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
How to Apply:
Must apply online here: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/332/jobdetail.ftl?job=00010765&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago
Application Deadline:
Aug 01, 2020
Multifamily Direct Loan Policy Research SpecialistTexas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
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Job Start Date:Type of Position:Full Time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
221 E. 11th Street
Austin, TX78701
512.475.1567
Job Description:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs complex (journey-level) research, data analysis, planner and technical assistance work to aid in the planning, development and implementation of Department’s Multifamily Direct Loan Program. Work involves quantitative analysis, research and writing major segments of Department planning documents and rules; and data mining efforts to improve business processes and inform policy. Work will also include assisting in developing and implementing agency programs and providing technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. May train others. Works closely with the Multifamily Direct Loan Administrator under general supervision of the Division Director, as well as significant interaction with the Director of Programs. The position provides for moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: •Collects, organizes, and analyzes data required in the development of Board policy, allocation plans, multifamily rules and other reporting and planning documents to effectively allocate various Department resources in funding multifamily developments. •Determines trends and analyzes problems to arrive at possible alternative solutions and provides written regulatory, policy and operational planning documentation for the Multifamily Division. •Works collaboratively with the Department’s Fair Housing Team in the development and management of protocols and data management systems to affirmatively further fair housing in the administration of the Department’s multifamily programs •Provides technical assistance to potential applicants and stakeholders, including presentations on program rules and regulations, program development, and service delivery. •Represents the Division and Department at roundtables, public meetings, public hearings, industry conferences, committee meetings, and department board meetings. Interacts with state and local elected officials, the media and public interest groups. Makes presentations and provides training/technical assistance to community and professional groups, developers, lenders, investors, etc. to stimulate interest in the program. •Becomes well versed and cross-trained in all multifamily programs administered and activities conducted by the Division. •Reviews, analyzes and evaluates the impact of legislation, regulations and policy related to the development of affordable housing and federal fund sources occurring at the national and state level and make appropriate recommendations to Department activities. •Will perform work related to Multifamily National Housing Trust Fund, HOME, and other state and federal multifamily programs, which includes performing and/or assisting with application reviews, commitment of funds, loan closings, draws, close out, and use of the Housing Contract System. •May assist in the development preparation and monitoring of performance measures. •Performs related work as assigned. •Travel approximately 10%
Experience Required:
Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: •Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in urban or regional planning, economics, finance, business or public administration, statistics, English, management information systems or a field related to the position is highly preferred. •Must have experience in the affordable housing industry or planning and research work. •Experience with federal multifamily loan programs desired but not required. •Experience in analyzing state and/or federal laws, regulations and statutes desired. •Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •Knowledge of government organization, practices of public administration and planning methods. •Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of a group of people; to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts and devise solutions to complex administrative and operational problems. •Ability to organize and manage multiple disparate projects. •Ability to evaluate research data and communicate analysis and policy initiatives effectively •Knowledge of Microsoft Access or similar database program and Microsoft Excel. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: •This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, use office machinery, attend meetings in various offices and conference rooms, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer, and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic, and various media formats. Must be able to work non-standard hours including the ability to work beyond 40 hours per week as needed and in compliance with the FLSA. •The employee must be able to lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Must be able to push and/or pull up to 20 lbs OTHER: Must be willing to work in a non-smoking environment and adhere to all applicable Department policies and procedures. Must be willing to work overtime if necessary which may include nights and weekends. Must attend work regularly and adhere to approved work schedule. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE CANDIDATE: • Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested of final applicants. • Criminal background checks will be conducted before an offer of employment is extended. We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and encourage opportunities to hire Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen. Males born on or after January 1, 1960, between the ages of 18-26, will be required to present proof of Selective Service System registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Failure to provide this information within the required timeframe will result in the offer being rescinded. Thank you for considering employment at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs! The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
How to Apply:
Must apply online here: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/332/jobdetail.ftl?job=00010762&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago
Application Deadline:
Aug 01, 2020

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