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Real Estate Development - Assistant Project Manager

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Benefits Offered

401K, Vision, Dental, Life, Medical

Employment Type


Position Objective:

Assists Project Managers, Senior Project Managers and HRED Director with selected tasks and various routine aspects of the planning, development and implementation of an affordable housing project through stages of acquisition, construction and occupancy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists updating and maintaining project budgets, proformas, cash flows projections and construction schedules.
  • Serves as a research assistant to identify funding sources to identify new projects, policy initiatives, feasibility analysis, predevelopment, construction and permanent loan phases for development.
  • Assists in the preparation of applications for local, state, federal and other funding sources.
  • Assists in implementing and coordinating the due diligence processes.
  • Assists in the coordination and preparation of various bid, advertisements and process to select development team members and contract specialists.
  • Assists in the preparation of all types of loan draw requests and documentation for funders. Attends project meetings at discretion of supervisor.
  • Takes and prepares minutes of meetings.
  • Prepares and coordinates special events such as grand openings, ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, and community meetings.
  • Assists with the coordination of planning and permit approvals.
  • Prepares reports and monitors identified aspects of project reporting requirements.
  • Assists with the preparation of progress reports, as requested.
  • Helps coordinate program development and transfer process with Asset Management and Resident Services Departments.
  • Assists in the maintenance of project accounting, budget reconciliations, cash management and other accounting related tasks relating the projects and department budgets.
  • Other tasks as assigned related to real estate development, policy development, organizational budgets, planning and administration.
  • Administrative support including copying, filing, creation and maintenance of filing systems, mail and deliveries, office supplies and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, handle assigned action items, manage priorities, work effectively within deadlines and time pressures. Strong organizational skills.
  • Analytical and computational abilities.
  • Ability to work with community groups and low-income tenants.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, as required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bi-lingual capability desired.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, MS WORD, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and ability to learn various other software applications using spreadsheets, word processing, and databases.
  • Knowledge of issues of low-income families from a psycho/social and economic perspective.
  • Successful completion of university-level courses in accounting, urban planning, architecture, or real estate.

Education & Experience:

BA degree in urban planning, public administration, business, real estate or related field. Previous experience with a community based nonprofit agency, real estate development, lending institution or related business desired.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is routinely required to stand and walk; drive a car, set up tables, chairs, etc. for events and presentation equipment.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 - 40 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The annual salary range is based on experience and qualifications. CHW offers employees generous benefits, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Dental and Vision Plan
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(K) with Employer Matching contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Employee Discounts
  • Alternative Workweek Schedule (9/8/80)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Community HousingWorks is an equal opportunity employer

Community HousingWorks

About Community HousingWorks:

As one of California's top nonprofit affordable housing developers, Community HousingWorks (CHW) helps people and communities move up in the world, by providing resident opportunities to rent a stable apartment home and achieve their goals. CHW builds, acquires and owns attractive affordable apartment communities, statewide and in our home base of San Diego. Through our direct programs or through partners, we provide onsite move-up programs in next generation success, financial stability, and other areas. CHW is an affiliate of NeighborWorks, Housing Partnership Network, and the National Council of La Raza. With 2700 apartments and 8400 residents today, CHW continues on our aggressive growth trajectory of acquiring or completing 600 apartments per year.

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Posted date: 10 days ago

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