The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking a strong experienced leader to serve as the Housing Finance Program Manager. This position is critical in the Division of Housing as it ensures that agency program goals and objectives intended to produce and preserve safe, decent, and affordable housing for lower-income citizens and targeted populations are properly implemented. This position manages housing finance activities and programs including the effective administration of the HOME Investment Partnership Program, state and national housing trust fund programs, Vibrant Communities Initiative (VCI), and other funding programs targeted to first-time home buyers at or below 80% of the Area Median Income, and multifamily development which provides rental housing opportunities serving the target population at or below 60% of the Area Median Income. This position is also responsible for coordinating funding activities with DHCD’s funding partners (e.g., the Virginia Housing Development Authority, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development) as well as other housing providers and developers. It is also responsible for overseeing and analyzing the housing development loan portfolio, cash flow projections, underwriting, and financial statement submissions. Additionally, this position provides daily supervision of unit staff and is responsible for interpreting state and federal policy related to implementation of these programs.
Considerable knowledge of federal and state housing grant and loan programs, loan administration, real estate finance, multifamily and single-family mortgage lending and underwriting policies and procedures, and the applicable laws affecting the real estate housing and finance industry. Knowledge of program management methods as they relate to developing policies, procedures, project implementation and personnel supervision. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and supervise others in a team environment with a strong focus on written and oral communication skills. Considerable experience in conducting and providing intensive technical assistance, training workshops, making technical presentations, and facilitating group discussions. Must have interpersonal skills and the ability to use a PC and appropriate software applications to manage and report program data. Graduation from a college or university with a degree in real estate, finance, business, public administration or related field. Advanced degree preferred. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel, often overnight.
Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the CareersInGovernment.com job board.
RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ONLY COMPLETED STATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE
DHCD does not accept “see resume” as a response to any question. Information submitted on the application is the primary source used for screening. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application from further consideration. Also, applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
DHCD is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard for race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities, if requested, during the application and/or interview process.
If accommodations are needed with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 804-371-7004.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.
Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application. You will be required to respond to position specific questions at the end of this application.