Housing Development and Construction Director

One Roof Community Housing   Duluth, MN   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 22, 2024
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One Roof Community Housing works in pursuit of a Duluth region that is just, equitable, and sustainable by providing a dynamic spectrum of housing development, services and advocacy for those in our community economically and systemically excluded from attaining safe and stable homes.

Full time employment at One Roof offers a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401K with 5% employer contribution and up to an additional 2% match, life insurance, short-term disability, and generous paid time off and holidays. Full-time employment is based on a fixed weekly salary, based upon a 40-hour workweek. However, in most workweeks One Roof tries to offer the flexibility of a 32-hour workweek. (One Roof office hours are Monday – Thursday). Starting salary range = $75K to $102K/annually

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Housing Development and Construction Director (HDCD) provides overall management, planning, and leadership for One Roof Community Housing’s single and multi-family development team and projects as well as supervising the managers of Common Ground Construction. The position also participates in the general leadership of the organization as a member of the directors’ team.

Occasional travel is required for training opportunities, networking events, community meetings and for housing development related activities in regional communities. Occasional evening and weekend work required for board and committee meetings and events.

Qualifications & Skills: REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five years’ experience in two or more of the following fields: nonprofit management, housing construction and renovation, affordable housing finance, real estate development, property management, or urban and regional planning.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and build effective relationships with government representatives, business partners, neighborhood residents, community leaders, and One Roof boards and committees.
  • Vision and leadership attributes which will provide direction for the housing development and construction lines of business and empower others to work toward those goals in a positive atmosphere.
  • Good record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret architectural plans, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to effectively present information to One Roof Project Review Committee, Board of Directors, Common Ground Board of Governors, and public groups.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks at the same time. Strong writing and spread sheet skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with others.
  • Mission-Oriented: Committed to our mission of enriching lives and communities one home at a time and our vision of communities where everyone has access to sustainable and affordable housing. 

One Roof Organizational Values – WE ARE: 

  • Mission-Driven: We believe housing is a human right and share a determination to improve lives through our work.
  • Client-Focused: We lead with kindness and compassion, serving each and every client as a valued community member.
  • Advocates for Justice: We recognize and seek to dismantle the systems of oppression that cause housing and social inequities. We actively embed principles of diversity, inclusion, equity and justice into all of our work – internally and externally.
  • Good Stewards: We work toward lasting positive impacts in our community through fiscal responsibility, environmental sustainability and the preservation of affordable housing in perpetuity.
  • Community Collaborators: We work to be trusted allies and partners, in close relationship with and responsive to community needs.
  • Entrepreneurial: We are thoughtfully innovative and bold, always willing to consider new ideas and try alternative approaches.
  • Tenacious: We are known for our consistent follow-through and going the extra mile. We work hard to say yes.
  • A Great Place to Work: We value and invest in employees and intentionally cultivate a work environment that is inclusive, respectful, compassionate, flexible and lighthearted. 

One Roof is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity of background and perspectives are attributes that make us a stronger organization, more capable of fulfilling our mission. We are working to grow and foster a diverse, highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff. We work to draw applications from a wide and diverse population.