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Real Estate Development Manager at City of Austin, TX

Real Estate Development Manager

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX (Onsite) Full-Time
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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Real Estate Development Manager Job Requisition Number COA088446 Position Number 107042 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Housing and Planning Dept Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

* Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Real Estate or related field plus five (5) years related work experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory or managerial capacity.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

* None.

Notes to Applicants

This position will provide support and leadership to the Real Estate and Development Team in the Housing and Planning Department, which includes acquisition and disposition of property, management of Austin Housing Finance Corporation partnerships and properties, management of the Austin Community Land Trust, and coordination with Austin Public Health and community groups to address homelessness.

When completing the City of Austin employment application:

* Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
* A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered.
* A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include contact information from previous employers.
* A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.

If you are selected to interview:

* Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.

If you are selected for hire:

* If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) is required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization or institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications.

For information about City of Austin Benefits, please click on the link below:

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Pay Range

$36.95 - $47.12


Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This position may include consideration for a flexible schedule option and telework privileges. Additional hours, evenings, and/or weekends may be required based on business needs.

Job Close Date 03/29/2023 Type of Posting External Department Housing and Planning Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1000 E 11th St. Austin, TX 78702 Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include knowledge of/experience with:

* Commercial real estate transactions/Affordable housing financing.
* Continuum of Care and homelessness strategies.
* Community land trusts/Land banking.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

* Develops, monitors and negotiates division budget, acquisitions, and loans for residential developments.
* Reviews land development and rehabilitation proposals for financial feasibility.
* Develops and oversees all aspects of annual production of residential and mixed use developments with affordable housing.
* Develops projects with diverse, and within, funding sources including Federal, State, Local, and other resources.
* Ensures compliance with contractual obligations.
* Manages selection and administration of consultant services
* Provides technical advice and assistance to city management, field personnel, contractors, clients and customers.
* Coordinates the analysis of site selection.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

* Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

* Knowledge of affordable housing finance and development¿
* Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws.
* Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures.
* Knowledge of project accounting, architectural and construction methods and the principles, methods and practices of project management.
* Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations and codes associated with projects.
* Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation.
* Knowledge of construction management techniques and project management systems.
* Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and methods.
* Skill in oral and written communication.
* Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
* Skill in using computers and related software.
* Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
* Skill in planning and organizing.
* Ability to adapt, interpret and apply guidelines and standards
* Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
* Ability to evaluate contract agreements.
* Ability to write and interpret legal descriptions of leases, real estate, easement and similar documents.
* Ability to give public presentations.
* Ability to oversee and monitor all facets of projects such as the coordination of financial, legal, title, design, construction, neighborhood property management and credit/compliance.
* Ability to exercise a good judgment, tact and diplomacy in all public dealings.
* Ability to exercise a sound judgment, tact and diplomacy in all public contacts.

Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call
(512) 974-3210
or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Minimum qualifications for the Real Estate Development Manager consist of graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Real Estate or related field, plus five (5) years related work experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory or managerial capacity. Do you meet these minimum requirements?
* Yes
* No

* * Briefly describe your experience with commercial real estate transactions and/or affordable housing financing.

(Open Ended Question)

* * Briefly describe your experience with Community Land Trusts and/or land banking.

(Open Ended Question)

* * Briefly describe your experience with homelessness strategies and the Continuum of Care.

(Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

* Cover Letter
* Resume

Optional Documents

Recommended Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
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