Join our MEDA Team
At MEDA, we find meaning and fulfillment in investing in people’s lives. We work collaboratively to close the opportunity gap for low- to moderate-income Latino families in San Francisco’s Mission District by providing them access to affordable housing, career and small-business development, education and more. As MEDA continues to strengthen this community, we need more talented professionals dedicated to inspiring positive change – and driven to succeed in a fast-paced team environment. Be one of us!
Your Career Opportunity
As the Associate Director of Community Real Estate you will be on the leading edge of MEDA’s efforts to stop displacement of families in the Mission and San Francisco. The Associate Director will be responsible for overseeing the Small Sites development team which is responsible for acquisition, rehabilitation, management of construction, and transition of buildings to operations. Your passion for building community and reversing displacement will be well utilized in this position. Your skills in project management, staff supervision, project planning, construction oversight and partnership management will ensure your success in this position.
Specifically, you will:
- Support the Department Director in implementing and aligning strategies and achieving outcomes for Community Real Estate
- Supervise staff in their work to conduct feasibility studies for potential new developments
- Develop implementation plans for new concepts including sharing our model for capacity building with peer organizations
- Represent MEDA in policy and advocacy work relating to small sites program including but not limited to meetings with elected representatives, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development and lenders
- Reinforce standard operating procedures for increasing efficiency and improving communications of team.
- Maintain positive funder relationships, specifically providing data and preparing reports.
- Conduct due diligence tasks to safeguard the organization’s investments and corporate integrity.
Your Keys to Success
To perform successfully in this role, you will need to leverage these key qualifications:
- 6+ years of real estate development experience with direct responsibility for team management
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Master’s degree in nonprofit management, public policy, urban planning or related area a plus;
- Strong leadership and management skills, with focus on data management, accountability and achieving results;
- Program development and evaluation, including the development, systems and tools for service integration and/or program implementation;
- Interpersonal skills that allows for the development of positive working relationship while maintaining strong supervision and accountability;
- Experience and knowledge of coaching methodology.
- Strong financial proforma skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Proven ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including board members, public sector staff and officials, representatives of other nonprofit organizations, vendors, and people from low-income households.
- High degree of independence, initiative, responsibility, and accountability as well as capability in a team environment.
Your MEDA Experience
Do meaningful work in an innovative workplace, while being challenged for your professional growth.
Joining MEDA means having meaningful experiences that develop achievers – from across the Mission neighborhood and from within our organization. We find meaning and fulfillment in our work as we see this community thrive and are driven to achieve better outcomes by challenging ourselves to innovate in our ways of working.
We offer a market-leading benefits program that reflects MEDA’s values and mission. We invest in people’s lives and support our own people’s health and financial well-being.
Our core benefits include:
- Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and their dependents – 100 percent covered by MEDA
- 401(k) Plan for employees
- Generous paid time off — minimum of 20 days for new employees
- Employee Assistance Program that offer free financial or legal counseling to employees or their families
- Other forms of voluntary benefits
TO APPLY: Please click the following link and attach your cover letter and resume.