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Community Outreach Regional Manager - Northern Virginia

Alexandria, VA, USA Req #122
Thursday, September 19, 2019

We’re looking for amazing people! VHDA is expanding its presence as a significant player in the preservation and creation of affordable housing in the NOVA region.  We are seeking a collaborative leader to become a member of our Community Outreach Strategic Housing Team. This important role will foster partnerships with local governments, community organizations, developers, and key stakeholders, and play a key role in VHDA’s project development, community lending and relationship building initiatives that enable VHDA to respond to the unique and critical housing needs of the Commonwealth. 

Responsibilities will include:

Project Identification and Development

  • Works collaboratively with stakeholders and partners to implement strategies for affordable housing development, community revitalization, and property redevelopment. 

  • Provides technical assistance and guidance for potential customers seeking assistance from VHDA relative to affordable housing and mixed use projects.

  • Proactively seeks out opportunities for VHDA grant and lending opportunities.

  • Attends project planning meetings, conducts preliminary project site visits, and participates in project development discussions as needed. 

Housing Network Building and Outreach Events  

  • Ongoing promotion of Community Outreach Division programs and resources

  • Provides responses to stakeholder inquiries and requests and ensures ongoing communications with housing entities, governmental groups, stakeholders and customers.

  • Conducts the required number of partner engagements (portfolio management) and ensures information is entered into information management system.

  • Attends conferences, seminars, and events as a participant, representing VHDA as a sponsor.

  • Serves as VHDA representative on appropriate Advisory Councils, Workgroups, and other entities designed to further supportive housing initiatives. 

Management

  • Guides, leads and advises direct reports.

  • Provides coaching and career development for direct reports. 

Qualified candidates must possess 6+ years’ experience in affordable housing, economic/community development, finance and affordable housing issues in a supervisory role, preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, urban planning, community development, finance, business administration or similar area or equivalent professional/technical certification or demonstrated work experience. Travel (50-75%) required with some overnight stays. Must possess and maintain a current driver’s license as a requirement of the position.

Candidate must reside in the Northern Virginia area and be able to work from home, when required. 

VHDA is one of the nation’s premier housing finance organizations. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.

We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer educational opportunities to help your advancement through classroom and online programs.

Applications and resumes are accepted online only at: http://www.vhda.com/careers.

This position will remain open until filled.

Hiring Range: $94,628 - $123,015    

Background and credit checks will be performed as a condition of employment.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $94,628.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $123,015.00
  • Alexandria, VA, USA