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Director of Education
The Housing Partnership (THP) recently adopted a bold five-year strategic plan which prioritizes economic mobility and opportunity for our customers and residents of our rental communities. Toward this end, THP has begun a repositioning of programs and services to align with community priorities. The Housing Partnership seeks a dynamic leader as our Director of Homeownership Education to further these goals and create and implement programs aimed at advancing economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income households.
The person filling this position will coordinate all aspects of The Housing Partnership’s homebuyer education classes including arranging and facilitating the monthly classes and teaching the class. This position will provide information to prospective homebuyers including: the pros and cons of homeownership, budgeting, and financial management, working with a Realtor, working with a lender, describing various loan products, getting a home inspection, avoiding fraud, post-closing homeownership advice, and all other topics required for an informative and impartial homebuyer education class. The person in this position will also coordinate and train volunteer presenters and partners including area Realtors, lenders, inspectors, insurance agents and other guest presenters. In addition to teaching homebuyer education classes, the person in this position will also lead informational outreach sessions in smaller communities.
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Leads Homebuyer Education, Financial Literacy, the Ready to Rent and Eviction Prevention education programs as well as new programs designed to improve economic mobility of residents.
- Upholds industry standards.
- Partner with other non-profit organizations to provide comprehensive programs that address job development and opportunity.
- Build new and maintain existing relationships to develop partnerships
- Identify performance-based outcomes that will measure the impact of this work.
- Provide education opportunities to residents of CMHP properties annually.
- Coordinate with local and national consultants and external partners to identify best practices and methods to build capacity to carry out their neighborhood agendas.
- Develop and implement outcomes driven educational programs for neighborhoods and community members
- Become an expert in both Charlotte’s and THP’s history and be able to “tell our story.”
- Build strong partnerships with other housing agencies as needed for collaborative efforts.
- Promote diversity and inclusion and embrace The Housing Partnership’s commitment to Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) principles.
- Participate in organizational team projects that strengthen the organization.
- Provide staff training including usage of NWA training institute programs as financially viable.
- Explore best practices for outcomes tracking of CMHP programs; implement outcomes tracking systems as needed to communicate successful outcomes. Collect positive anecdotal stories to be used to communicate the importance of CMHP programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or commensurate experience.
- At least 5 years of experience in community development, or nonprofit program management.
- Significant experience in homebuyer education, foreclosure counseling and financial literacy.
- Significant experience managing professional teams.
- Knowledge of community organizing, involvement, and engagement.
- Self-motivation and ability to work in team environment.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
- Grant writing experience plus.
- Proficient in the use of MS Office Professional.
Working Conditions: Office and occasional work in inner city neighborhoods.
Safety Hazards: Protective equipment and/or apparel must be worn on construction sites.
This job description does not list all the job duties. Occasionally, supervisors or managers may ask you to perform other instructions and duties. Your evaluation is based in part upon your performance of the tasks in this job description as well as completion of annual work-plan. Management has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
To apply, send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Virginia Little at Vlittle@cmhp.org by February 1, 2021. CMHP offers a quality benefits package and very competitive salary commensurate with the experience of the chosen candidate.
It is the policy of CMHP to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability. EEO/AA., EVERIFY.