Program Director

Enterprise Community Partners
Washington, DC
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Job Summary Enterprise Advisors delivers capacity building and technical assistance through engagements derived from contracts with Federal agencies, units of local government, nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and other sources. The goal of these engagements is to improve the capacity, outcomes and impacts of community development and housing programs and organizations nationwide. The position will be based in Washington, DC. This Program Director position will focus on continuing to improve the ways in which communities develop and implement place-based affordable housing strategies and integrate policies and align resources to support communities of opportunity. The work will involve continued integration of principles of opportunity, fair housing, place-based investments and equity into the broader array of Advisors' work with local housing departments and other agencies, public housing authorities, and nonprofit community organizations. For some assignments, the Program Director may serve as the team leader or as a team member providing subject matter expertise. The position will be based in Washington, DC and will report to a Director. Job Responsibilities Select and manage team members for TA assignments from a roster of Enterprise staff, consultants and subcontractors. Serve as a team leader and/or team member in response to proposals, TA assignments, including the delivery of TA on one or more subjects. Prepare RFP responses, work plans and budgets for proposals and/or TA engagements. Coordinate the work, as required, with agency personnel, other Enterprise managers, clients, and TA recipients Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with team leaders and team members for a portfolio of current projects. Assist with the identification of new business opportunities, support the preparation of proposals to secure funding for additional TA work, and recruit additional staff and subcontractors as required to participate in those TA assignments. Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual activity and financial reports. Demonstrate superior judgment in all aspects of work; is highly creative and generates substantial new program ideas. Provide internal and external leadership to identify key issues and to gain and maintain support for collaborative solutions. Proven ability to manage staff and handle difficult individuals/situations. Assist with refinement of written policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications An undergraduate degree, with preference for a graduate degree. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Federal, state and/or local affordable housing and/or community development programs. Strong preference for HUD and other Federal agency programs for housing and community development, such as HUD's CPD, RAD, Fair Housing and/or cross-programmatic grantees. Experience in urban and rural housing and community development; proven commitment to the affordable housing and community development field, with a preference for experience in developing and managing new lines of business for an organization. Experience in working with and analyzing local and national data on neighborhood indicators and demographics, to help communities better understand complex housing needs and market conditions. Demonstrated experience developing affordable housing strategies, plans and related documents, and preparing housing and market analysis or related reports. Demonstrated ability to anticipate needs and solve problems, prioritize conflicting demands, plan work effectively, maintain effective working relationships with diverse partners and clients, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to edit and proofread. Experience with mapping data, indicators and community assets Excellent computer skills including proficiency with ArcGIS or related software, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to travel to out-of-town work sites, as required. Additional Info. -

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