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The Detroit Land Bank Authority is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, disability, or other criteria prohibited by the City, State or Federal law.

To qualify for a job, an applicant must meet the education, training, experience and any applicable license or certificate requirement for the job position. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide acceptable proof of their work record and history.

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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Staff Attorney, Human Resources and Legal Compliance, assists the Chief Counsel, Administration in providing all manner of legal advice and support to the DLBA Human Resources function, and in providing advice and counsel regarding legal compliance in various administrative and operational functions of the DLBA. The Staff Attorney, Human Resources and Legal Compliance, will also assist the Chief Counsel, Administration, in the development and maintenance of a legal compliance program for the DLBA.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide day-to-day legal advice to DLBA HR and Management regarding HR policy and practice
  • Provide legal advice and process leadership in enhancement and maintenance of robust HR and employment policy and practice infrastructure
  • Provide legal advice and process leadership in enhancement and maintenance of a legal compliance program for DLBA, including training and internal control resources
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the General Counsel and the Chief Counsel, Administration

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association-accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in HR/employment law and legal compliance
  • Experience supervising / managing legal work of others
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in public speaking and writing
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent judgment and people-skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse culture which celebrates the dignity of all employees and others with whom the DLBA interacts
  • Discretion in keeping sensitive material confidential
  • Detroit residency, preferred
  • Mission-driven individual with high personal integrity and a strong sense of public service to the residents of the City of Detroit
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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the Executive Director and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the organization. The CFO will have primary day-to-day oversight for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing. The CFO will be a service-oriented manager, ensuring that the annual budget is operationally focused and aligns with the mission of the entire organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization.
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of the introduction of new programs/strategies, long range planning, and regulatory action.
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Finance staff.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives to identify operational needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provide leadership and responsibility for the annual budget process.
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Board of Directors.
  • Take hands-on lead position for developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
  • Provide leadership in the development of continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Generate timely and accurate financial and management reports on a consistent basis: monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Report on the financial health and stability of the organization to key external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Interpret operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the organization and makes specific recommendations for cost reduction and/or profit improvement.
  • Participate in monthly Board of Director meetings and present as necessary.
  • Assist in due diligence and post-acquisition integration for add-on investments.
  • Develop accounting policies to comply with GAAP, GASB, tax requirements, and management reporting requirements.
  • Exercise accounting control to ensure that budgeted expenditures do not exceed amounts authorized without proper approval.
  • Assume responsibility for accounting classifications of all expenditures and documents.
  • Research grant funding opportunities and locate funding sources that complement the organization's program needs.
  • Write proposals and complete grant applications in order to secure financial support from private and/or public organizations.
  • Complete and submit proposals as necessary for (government) grants compliance and reporting as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as requested by Executive Director.
  • Approve and endorse tax returns, checks, contracts/agreements, and other documents per approved organizational policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • Master’s Degree of Business Administration or CPA license preferred.
  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in real estate development, property management, and/ or construction industry.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, GASB and FASB.
  • Skilled in budgeting and planning
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with outside auditors, bankers, customers, vendors and board of directors.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • Excellent organizational skills and process/project management abilities, with a strong attention to detail.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Experience managing government contracts/grants and compliance.
  • Experience managing staff.
  • Computer proficiency is essential, including advanced experience with Microsoft Excel.

 

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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Buy Back Project Manager reports directly to the Occupied Properties Program Manager- Disposition Department and is responsible for implementing, managing, and facilitating the disposition of properties through the Buy Back Program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage relationships with Program Partners and DLBA Departments.

  • Build and maintain relationships with non-profit partners and other organizations
  • Interface with applicants and stakeholders on a consistent basis
  • Work closely with other departments to identify DLBA properties that fit in the Program parameters.
  • Work closely with Project Liaison to ensure application intake and review processing meet Program parameters

 

 Manage and maintain activities related to the Program, reporting, and compliance.

  • Manage a Salesforce strategy for the Program
  • Enter, track and report components of approval processes and transactions into Salesforce database and maintain accuracy
  • Ensure project goals and objectives are achieved by appropriately tracking and reporting data using Salesforce.
  • Provide reporting metrics for the Program
  • Identify and resolve issues and problems related to the Program
  • Develop strategies to grow Occupied Programs
  • Ensure compliance with all DLBA procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide recommendations to the Program Manager for process improvement and serve as the Project Manager for Salesforce enhancements affecting the Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Occupied Properties Program Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning, community development, business administration, or a related field
  • At least two (2) years of experience in economic development, real estate, project management, planning, public administration or other related professions.
  • In depth knowledge of Detroit communities and respect for diverse cultures/lifestyles
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaborate with internal and external organizations and stakeholders and build effective partnerships
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and grammar skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask
  • High level of customer service orientation
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Employees in this job perform a variety of paralegal activities related to assisting Attorneys in various aspects of legal work, including legal and general research, and preparing legal documents.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Support attorneys in responding to property owners, negotiating agreements, monitoring court docket including determining next 

     actions for pending cases based upon responses of property owners

•    Administrative tasks such as filing papers, answering telephone calls

•    Draft pleadings, process and serve court filings, perform legal research, review tax and ownership records, attend hearings, manage 

     files, and maintain reports

•    Participate in and contribute to other aspects of the legal process as needed to support entire legal team

•    Manage property files and maintain data for properties throughout various stages of

      the process

•    Update Salesforce database as needed

•    Perform additional duties as directed by the Attorneys, the Paralegal Ill, or Deputy

      General Counsel

•    Regularly handles the most complex and difficult assignments in the department

•    Resolves problems and answers questions for other workers

•    Ability to perform the most complex assignment as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

•    Associates degree in paralegal studies or High School diploma and Certification from

      An American Bar Association approved certificate program

•    Minimum 2 year's paralegal experience

•    Paralegal certification from an American Bar Association approved certificate

      program

•    Thorough knowledge of legal principles and practices

•    Thorough knowledge of legal research techniques

•    Thorough knowledge of legal terminology

•    Thorough knowledge of legal communication principles and practices

•    Knowledge of litigation

•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

•    Excellent time management skills, attention to details and accuracy, and ability to

      multi-task

•    Excellent critical thinking skills

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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Associate Attorney is responsible for all aspects of civil litigation, including gathering facts, reviewing records, drafting pleadings, interacting with internal clients as well as adverse parties and counsel, and representing the DLBA at court hearings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle various duties in management of cases and investigations involving residential properties in the City of Detroit
  • Investigate and address matters relating to Detroit Land Bank Authority properties, including suspected occupancy, criminal activity, title issues, trespass, and more
  • Gather facts, review records, research law, draft pleadings, represent DLBA at court hearings, negotiate resolutions, and manage files in various stages of investigation and litigation
  • Interact with various DLBA departments, property owners, adverse and potentially adverse parties and counsel, and various external parties including City departments, police, non-profits and others
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the respective Staff Attorney or Principal Attorney

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

 

•     Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association-accredited law school

•     Member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan

•     0-2 years of related legal experience

  • This position can be an entry-level attorney position for a reliable, responsible candidate committed to working hard to grow in the legal profession

•     Basic knowledge of district court or circuit court practice desirable

•     Knowledge of land banking, tax foreclosure, real estate matters, municipal government desirable

•     Must be a mission-driven individual with high personal integrity and a strong sense of public service to the residents of the City of Detroit

•     Understanding of and ability to apply attorney ethics rules

•     Excellent time management and organizational skills for a high-volume case load

•     Excellent communication skills, including public speaking, and writing

  • Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse culture which celebrates the dignity of all employees and others with whom the DLBA interacts

•     Ability to grasp new and complex concepts and areas of law

•     Ability to work effectively with others as part of a team

•     Ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment

•     Experience using and proficiency with MS Office

•     Detroit residency, preferred

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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Office Support performs a variety of clerical tasks in support of business operations within a department, and performs related duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs basic clerical tasks, such as systematically arranging letters, files, and other indexed documents according to an established system
  • Checks and/or compares documents, forms, applications, or other materials for accuracy, completeness, grammar, and format
  • Prepares and processes bills, invoices, receipts, statements, purchase orders, and other financial documents
  • Explains work instructions to others, adapting guidelines to the assignment as necessary
  • Provides assistance and training to others in the department.
  • Establishes and revised work methods, forms, formats, and standards to improve operating efficiency
  • Coordinates the work of the department by determining priorities, scheduling, assigning, and explaining work, and overseeing the completion of the work.
  • Regularly handle the most complex and difficult assignments in the work area
  • Resolve problems and answers questions for the other workers
  • Respond to complaints and other communications requiring the explanation of procedures, policies, rules, state laws, etc., applicable to the circumstances
  • Maintain records, determine needs, obtain authorization and complete forms to replenish materials and supplies
  • Perform additional duties as directed by department leader

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • At least two (2) years of administrative support experience
  • Knowledge of standard office principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of principles of telephone etiquette
  • Skill in using general office equipment such as telephones, fax, copiers, and computers
  • Good listening skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and in written
  • Highly organized and follow instructions well with attention to detail
  • Must be a mission-driven individual with high personal integrity and a strong sense of public service to the residents of the City of Detroit
  • Basic proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database programs
  • Ability to work well alone or as a member of a team in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Detroit residency, preferred
  • Ability to select and compile data for correspondence and reports
  • Ability to maintain supplies for work area
  • Ability to explain instructions and guidelines and train others effectively
  • Ability to organize and coordinate the work of the department
  • Ability to determine work priorities and assign and review work for quality
  • Ability to establish and revise operational standards
  • Ability to assist others in solving work problems
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Serving under the Deputy Executive Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for operations, legal and programmatic compliance, procurement management, grant management for the Detroit Land Bank Authority’s Compliance program activities.  This role will also be responsible to oversee and is responsible for creating guidelines and procedures that cover all aspects of the compliance monitoring process, and ensuring that property owners abide by guidelines, procedures and regulations when completing the rehabilitation process. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead all aspects of the compliance monitoring process, including the authorization of renovation extensions
  • Train and manage the compliance team on all processes and procedures.; monitor each team members’ observance of team protocol and progress, and provide additional training as needed to ensure consistent and complete implementation
  • Conduct ‘walk through’ interviews with legal staff to identify and document key processes, risks, and controls
  • Develop efficient monitoring processes and data management procedures
  • Strategic business partner to all stakeholders to further the Detroit Land Bank Authority’s mission to stabilize Detroit neighborhoods by responsibly disposing of vacant, blighted and abandoned property in order to return them to productive use.
  • Build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to insure timely homebuyer activations
  • Maintain and revise guidelines and procedures for the general operation of the compliance monitoring process and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct
  • Develops and implements complex reporting to track properties through the compliance process and to track the compliance team’s productivity
  • Consult with the Assistant Director/Deputy Executive Director as needed to resolve difficult compliance issues
  • Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future
  • Work with Data Analyst to provide reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested
  • Develop effective compliance training for new employees as well as ongoing training for the compliance staff
  • Monitor the performance of the compliance guidelines and procedures on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness
  • Conduct periodic reviews or audits to ensure that compliance guidelines and procedures are followed
  • Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities
  • Participate in and contribute to legal team of Staff Attorneys on various matters
  • Manage a large volume of files in various stages of the process including communicating with property owners and attorneys
  • Assist the Deputy Executive Director with departmental responsibilities, such as: tracking and scheduling performance evaluations, and benefit time (CTO and Sick)
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Deputy Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in construction, project management, architecture, real estate planning; or five (5) years of related experience
  • Demonstrated teamwork
    • Must be a mission-driven individual with high personal integrity and a strong sense of public service to the residents of the City of Detroit
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment
    • Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with standards
    • Ability to document and record information
    • Experience using and proficiency with MS Office
    • Detroit residency, preferred

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to speak Spanish or Arabic
  • Certification as a State of Michigan Lead Abatement Supervisor, Lead Inspector and/or Lead Risk Assessor
  • Accreditation as a State of Michigan Asbestos Inspector and/or Supervisor
  • LEED certification and/or familiarity with Green-Star, Home Performance with Energy-Star and/or other similar residential green building standards
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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

This is the experienced/advanced level.  a Data Manager is also able to skillfully develop, implement, maintain, reconcile and review detailed property accounting records for program revenues, expenditures and reimbursements for each grant source (i.e., NSP 1-3, Fifth Third) Develop, implement and maintain grant final performance reporting.  Manager III candidates are also adept at creating and maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Compliance Department as a whole as well as staff performance.  The employee functions as a lead worker overseeing the work of others in addition to the analysis of respective departmental data to various assignments and purposes.  This employee consistently performs complex assignments beyond those expected and will be responsible for gathering and analyzing information to help management make decisions, as well as implementing technology-based solutions to business needs.  They will define and document data requirements as the foundation for database design, data extraction, analysis or cleansing.  They will also determine and document data mapping rules for movement of data between applications or for population of new databases. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead one or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis
  • Investigate and resolve data issues across applications
  • Gather, develop, process and maintain a range of tabular and spatial data to contribute to an organizational data warehouse
  • Participate in presentation of reports to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Represent DLBA at meetings with partner agencies
  • Manage multiple projects (long term and short term) concurrently; prioritize and monitor project progress relative to timeline and scope
  • Assist with creating policies for various programs
  • Establish collaborative relationships with departmental subject matter experts and become an expert in one or multiple lines of programs
  • Facilitate meetings with departmental subject matter experts to document and review requirements for programs
  • Maintain Salesforce and other internal property management data through bulk uploads and piecemeal updates
  • Maintain property data on website
  • Support teams within DLBA and other City of Detroit agencies with data analysis, general mapping inquiries and economic development project management
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the team
  • Provide analytical support for programs within the department
  • Extract, load, model, and reconcile large amounts of data across multiple system platforms and sources
  • Review data to determine operational impacts and needed actions; elevate issues, trends, areas for improvement and opportunities to management
  • Develop reports and deliverables and make recommendations to management (i.e., weekly status report, bi-month reports, analysis and interpretation reports, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Executive Team and model data, create process flowcharts, provide reports and analyses for critical projects
  • Collaborate with various departments and other City agencies and their respective leadership
  • Assist management in driving business decisions based on data
  • Ensure data integrity by performing data quality audits and analysis
  • Assist with technology and data issues
  • Train employees in new processes and/or assist with the installation, operation and maintenance of new technologies
  • Complete ad-hoc tasks as requested
  • Perform other related duties as directed

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Must have strong organizational, analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
  • A strong system and data analysis background
  • Knowledge of Salesforce database, preferred
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical partners, designing solutions that meet the needs of both
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (e.g. a personal computer, wireless equipment, copier and fax)
  • Project management skills
  • Self-directed and able to proactively manage complex projects unsupervised
  • Proven track record of working in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with the following software: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), Adobe version 10 or greater, ArcGIS

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Geography, Statistics, Urban Planning or another technical major, or equivalent demonstrated analytical and technical ability;
  • Master’s Degree, preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years of professional experience in Data Management to include experience as a Data Analyst or Database Administrator
  • Experience working with stakeholders to understand and propose solutions and approaches to sophisticated analytic problems
  • Experience creating, testing and optimizing data tables
  • Experience with enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools
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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

The PC Support Technician will support and maintain in-house computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. Duties include installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal workstation performance. The PC Support Technician will also troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end-user training and assistance where required.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting and statistically monitoring PC performance
  • Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal
  • Assist in developing long term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future computer hardware needs
  • Support development and implementation of new computer projects and new hardware installations
  • Oversee the daily performance of computer systems; run diagnostic programs to resolve problems
  • Set up equipment for employee use, perform or ensure proper installation of cable, operating systems, and appropriate software
  • Develop training materials and procedures and train users in the proper use of hardware and software
  • Answer users’ inquiries regarding computer software and hardware to resolve problems
  • Prepare reports as requested by management
  • Maintain historical records by documenting system changes and revisions
  • Maintain confidence and protect operations by keeping the information confidential
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Install, modify, and repair computer hardware and software
  • Install, configure, and support network switches and firewalls
  • Resolve technical problems with Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), and other systems
  • Follow up with users to ensure resolution
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Operations Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer or Information Science (or related field) (preferred) or
  • MCSE or MCSA in place of degree or
  • Associates Degree in Computer or Information Science (or related field) with 2 years of technical support experience
  • Windows 10 professional (a plus)
  • Office 365 experience (a plus)
  • Experience with desktop operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 8.1
  • Extensive application support experience
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of basic computer hardware and software
  • Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities
  • Must know how to diagnose technical problems and develop solutions
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Experience with VOIP phone system administration (a plus)
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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

The Sales & Programs, Specialist II reports directly to the Sales & Programs Manager – Disposition Department and is responsible for daily management and facilitating the disposition of properties and side lots through the Own It Now, Auction and Side Lot Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Using DLBA’s Sales & Programs Policies as a guide, this position will be able to perform these basic Sales & Programs functions.

a)    welcome call

b)    eligibility check and

c)    proper transition to the closing pipeline

This position will manage the workflow and productivity of Own It Now, Auction, Side Lot/Deed and Discount Programs.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Perform the Eligibility check for Auction, OIN, Side Lot and Rehabbed & Ready programs
  • Contact customers to perform the Welcome Call
  • Investigate and resolve client inquires related to S&P program properties including:
  • face-to-face, phone, email & DLBA interface
  • Process Deeds: HHF & Non-HHF, e-recording, mailings, client & MSHDA inquiries 
  • Participate in District sales events and Annual sales programs and events
  • Ensure compliance with all DLBA procedures and guidelines for each program
  • Provide support to Sr. Sales & Programs Specialist as necessary
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Sales and Programs Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS: (knowledge, experience, skills, abilities)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Community Development, Public Administration or related field, preferred. An equivalent combination of education or work experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year for year basis
  • At least two (2) years of training in economic development, compliance, planning, real estate, closing experience, or other related experience
  • High level of customer service orientation
  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly, make sound decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaborate with internal and external organizations and stakeholders and build effective partnerships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and flexibility
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills and can work well under pressure
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)