Development Associate (165 views)

17701 Cowan, Irvine, CA 92614 US
April 24, 2023 2023-06-23
Job Description

We’re looking for dedicated team members to join Orange County’s largest nonprofit developer of high quality affordable housing and services that transform lives and strengthen communities.

Location: Irvine, CA

Status: Full Time, Hourly

Wage: $25-$35/ Hour, DOE

Primary Objective of Position: 

Assist in the coordination of the acquisition, financing, pre-development, construction, and occupancy of new construction and acquisition and rehabilitation affordable housing projects. 

Major Areas of Accountability: 

  • Assist Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, and Senior Director in the tasks necessary to acquire, finance, determine project feasibility, design, entitle, construct, and occupy new construction and acquisition rehabilitation affordable housing projects,  
  • Assist in the completion of applications for financing for affordable projects including HOME, AHSC, MHSA, NPLH, PBV, VASH, VHHP, CDBG, MHP, AHP, TCAC and CDLAC applications,  
  • Assist in coordinating, tracking, and distribution of due diligence items for project entitlement, financing, and real estate acquisition,  
  • Assist with the coordination of planning and permit approvals, 
  • Maintain closing documents for all properties,  
  • Maintain project files, schedules, and directories,  
  • Review & track development budgets, draws and budget authority monthly,  
  • Track acquisition, entitlement, funding application, closing and project completion deadlines,  
  • Assist in developing, evaluating, and selecting requests for proposals for third party consultants,  
  • Assist with contract administration including processing invoices,  
  • Track board and departmental deadlines, 
  • Attend Project Management Meetings,  
  • Attend Construction Management Meetings,  
  • Coordinate and document office meetings, 
  • Assist with preparation of requests for qualifications and proposals as needed, 
  • Assist with community outreach and presentations as needed, 
  • Attend community meetings, as necessary, and  
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Level of Education, Experience and Skill Set:

  • Well organized, detail oriented, and excellent analytical skills,  
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred,
  • Two or more years of experience in related fields,  
  • Knowledge of some aspects of affordable housing development process, 
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, Access,  
  • Skilled at prioritizing and performing multiple tasks simultaneously,  
  • Strong organizational ability and time management skills,  
  • Strong written and oral communication ability,  
  • Valid California driver’s license and availability of an insured vehicle to travel within the California service area, and   
  • Job includes some evening and weekend hours.  

Mandatory Vaccine Policy
Consistent with its duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of recognized hazards, Jamboree has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy for any newly hired employees effective October 1, 2021. This is to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and their families, our residents, and our communities from the risks associated with COVID-19. This policy is intended to comply with all state and local laws. It is based on guidance provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health and licensing authorities, as applicable. To assist any candidate who is disabled, has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination, or who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices, Jamboree will engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided so long as it does not create an undue hardship for Jamboree and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the employee. Once Jamboree is aware of the need for an accommodation, Jamboree will engage in an interactive process to identify possible accommodations.

Physical Demands:  

The Development Associate is required to talk and hear.  The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel.  The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, twist, lean, move from one location to another and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision.  Ability to operate a computer keyboard, and lift files and reports.  Exposure to glare from a computer.    

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and travel via automobile and/or plane 25%.  

Work Environment: 

The work environment will usually be in a professional office setting, with possible shared workspace. The noise level is usually quiet to moderate.  When traveling the environment will change dependent upon the site visiting.