Job Opportunities at New York State Homes and Community Renewal
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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HOMEOWNERSHIP & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources. We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families. Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.
Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise. We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring. Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and familyfriendly policies.
The Office of Finance & Development manages HCR's multifamily and single family housing programs and bond offerings. HCR has been the most active housing bond issuer in the country in 4 of the last five years, issuing nearly $9.5 billion in tax exempt and taxable housing bonds to fund initiatives ranging in scope from mixed income rental developments to single family mortgages. Finance & Development actively engages with a range of partners including for-profit, and not for profit borrowers, municipalities, lenders, investors and other funding entities to leverage Low Income Housing Tax Credits, tax exempt bonds, single family lending programs, and a multitude of State funded programs. Our resources have helped finance over 42,000 affordable apartments and affordable homes since 2011. Finance & Development has primary responsibility for implementing many of the initiatives under the Governor’s new House NY 2020 plan, an unprecedented $20 billion investment over the next five years.
The SVP of Homeownership and Community Development is a senior level position in the division of Homeownership and Community Development within New York State Homes & Community Renewal – the State’s integrated housing agency. This position is responsible for contributing to the success of the Agency by actively managing its portfolio of state and federal mortgage assistance, homeownership, and community and economic development programs and opportunities. The SVP will be accountable for directing these investments to meet the mission, goals and objective of the Agency within respect to its activities and policies relating to the following units: the State of New York Mortgage Agency, the Job Opportunities at New York State Homes and Community Renewal Affordable Housing Corporation, the Office of Community Renewal, and the Governor’s Office of FaithBased Community Development.
The SVP will report directly to the Commissioner/CEO and will be responsible for actively managing a professional staff and exercising sound judgment concerning their development, hiring, promotion, evaluation and training. The SVP will also act as a liaison with external stakeholders in the development and/or implementation of new or existing Agency programs. Other responsibilities include: timely preparation and submission of annual budget requests, review and representation of materials to be made at Credit Committee and Board of Directors Meetings, and representing the Agency at public events.
Master’s Degree in Finance, Real Estate, City Planning/Public Policy or related field – or 10+ years’ relevant experience.
Proven track record of expertise in state and federal housing and community and economic development programs and all relevant governmental regulations.
Excellent analytical, organization, management and communication skills essential.
Positive, pragmatic approach to problem resolution.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to be part of a team.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will also perform reasonable related business duties as assigned.
What we offer:
Exciting opportunity to be part of New York’s resurgence to greatness;
Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits;
Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals.
TO APPLY, please send resume and cover letter to: Jobopportunities@nyshcr.org New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)