Assistant Project Manager (56 views)

Los Angeles, CA
June 22, 2018 2018-08-21
Job Description

Location: Koreatown/ Los Angeles

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager, the Assistant Project Manager will assist on project management activities related to the development of affordable multifamily housing developments.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with loan, grant and Low Income Housing Tax Credit applications
  • Assist with land acquisition due diligence
  • Prepare monthly lender draws
  • Process land use approvals and entitlements, if needed
  • Prepare presentations for community meetings or conducting research
  • Coordinate the development team
  • Participate in the project design process
  • Assist with the closing of all construction and perm period financing
  • Assist with construction administration
  • Participate in the lease-up and occupancy process
  • File departmental documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned


To perform effectively in this position, the Assistant Project Manager must have:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning/studies, finance, or real estate development.
  • One (1) year of experience in any aspect of affordable multi-family housing or real estate, such as financing, land acquisition, or development. 
  • One (1) year of experience using Excel to create spreadsheets and manage data.
  • Valid California Driver’s License.
  • Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business.
  • Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Knowledge of financing sources available for affordable housing.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience preparing loan, grant and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit applications.
  • Ability to work effectively with peers and public and private lenders.
  • Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills along with problem solving abilities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to create presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint and manipulate documents in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in representing ACOF to colleagues, constituents, funders, and public officials

A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community.

A Community of Friends is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity