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Career Opportunity

Preservation/Multifamily Project Manager (9774 - Senior Community Development Specialist I)

Recruitment: REF15869X

Published: September 22, 2022

Contact:

Karen Henderson - karen.henderson@sfgov.org

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Department: Mayor
Job class: 9774-Senior Community Development Specialist I
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
 

About:

Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD)

MOHCD’s mission is to address social, economic, and racial inequities through the creation of affordable housing opportunities and the funding of essential services that are foundational for strong communities.  We are industry leaders in the implementation of policies for the creation, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable housing.  In our hiring practices, we strive to build teams that reflect the diversity of our City and the populations we serve, and we urge qualified candidates of all races, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply.

Role description

The Senior Community Development Specialist I (Preservation / Multifamily Project Manager) - The Project Manager performs multifamily housing finance work, which includes affordable housing loan underwriting, project planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation assignments; coordinates the development of plans and programs; reviews projects to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and local laws, regulations and procedures; provides technical assistance to development partners, project staff, and other agencies; reviews and makes recommendations regarding the financing plans and programs, development budgets, construction budgets, operating budgets, timelines, entitlements, service plans, and proposed activities of entities receiving funding to ensure compliance with operational methods and procedures; prepares and reviews loan documents specific to multifamily lending, executes contracts and other necessary documents and fiscal payments to entities receiving funds; collects and evaluates performance data from development partners and prepares written evaluation reports for internal and external parties; coordinates and streamlines various phases of project or program implementation with other agencies; meets with agencies, architects, and contractors to outline funding program requirements and procedures; monitors progress of construction, including site visits, and processing payments; reviews and makes recommendations on proposals for housing and community development funding and/or special project funding in one or more program areas; collects data and prepares a wide variety of reports, memoranda, and correspondence related to housing and community development activities; and other duties as assigned.

This role will specifically work with MOHCD’s Preservation Team and will be a key part of our Small Sites Program, which acquires existing properties and converts them to affordable housing. The role will also include work facilitating the implementation of the Community Opportunity to Purchase Act (COPA), along with other housing preservation-related projects as we continue to expand the City’s preservation efforts which have made San Francisco a national leader.

How to qualify

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR

2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the following fields: public or business administration, urban planning, government, social work, education, finance or criminal justice AND two (2) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, criminal justice; OR

3. Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, planning, social work, public administration, finance, education, criminal justice, or business administration; AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and /or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR

4. Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice.

SUBSTITUTION:

Verifiable administrative/professional experience involving community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice may substitute for the educational requirement in Minimum Qualification #1 on a year-for-year basis.

What else should I know?

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Exam Analyst listed at the end this job ad.

Specific information regarding this recruitment process are listed below:

Classification - 9774 - Senior Community Development Specialist I

Status - Permanent Exempt Appointment

Application Opening: Thursday, September 8, 2022

Filing Deadline - Friday, September 30, 2022

Salary - $104,130 - $126,516

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/CityAndCountyOfSanFrancisco1/ and begin the application process. • Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen 7 Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu, @smartalerts.info, and @smartrecruiters.com).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

Exam Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst at Karen Henderson - karen.henderson@sfgov.org .

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.