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Community Housing Network, Inc. (CHN) provides safe affordable rental housing and linkage to supportive services for people disabled by mental illness, addiction disorders, and histories of homelessness.  CHN serves as a developer, owner, and property manager, and facilitates access to rent subsidies and private housing.

Come work with a team of dynamic professionals who dedicate their services and skills to creating opportunities for success within our community. The Community Housing Network is a nonprofit helping the people of central Ohio since 1987. Bring your knowledge and passion to help CHN impact our community. Share in our values by empowering people, solving problems, building relationships, being curious, and having fun.

Real Estate Development Project Manager

Columbus, OH

JOB SUMMARY

Community Housing Network provides permanent supportive housing, combining safe, affordable housing with voluntary services to support people experiencing homelessness and who are disabled by mental illness or substance use disorders. The services are designed to build independent living and tenancy skills and connect people to a full range of services, including case management, recovery treatment, health care, vocational and employment support, access to benefits, money management, daily living assistance, and social and recreational activities.

 

The Real Estate Development Project Manager plans, coordinates and supervises new construction and acquisition and rehab projects for CHN. This position is responsible for forming initial concepts, identifying and acquiring sites, coordinating rezoning and community outreach, assembling the development team, determining budgets, obtaining financial commitments, supervising construction, and managing post-construction transitions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Real Estate Development Planning & Implementation

Assist in strategizing and planning for future development opportunities; Conduct feasibility analysis, including creating development, operations, and service budgets; Organize and manage the real estate development process from initial conception through construction and lease-up; Review plans and specifications at all stages of development for compliance with regulations, commitments, and conformance to CHN's program and other standards.
 

Prepare financial applications, obtain bridge financing, and manage the funder closing process by providing due diligence to project funders.
 

Identify and purchase property; Oversee and coordinate architect and zoning professional's rezoning activities; Manage the community acceptance process by engaging community stakeholders in creating a Good Neighbor Agreement; Attend community meetings to provide updates on projects under development
 

Negotiate contracts, including with the architect and construction contractor; Oversee building and scope of work design.
 

Transition building to property management and maintenance teams by providing compliance and housing-intake information related to lender requirements and restrictions; Create training manuals, and other materials that orient property management and maintenance to the new facility, etc.

Oversee & Manage Site Field Operations

Oversee the construction contractor's field operations, including owner inspections; Conduct inspections and monitor building construction progress to ensure the work complies with regulations, commitments, and CHN's program and other standards; Manage building design and scope of work changes, including review drawings, plans and manuals; Monitor and manage change orders and contingency budgets.

Manage and coordinate the development team and other vendors during construction, including by leading and coordinating regular construction progress meetings; Foster and enhance owner, architect, general contractor, subcontractor and vendor relations.

 

Other

Provide knowledge and guidance to support organizational initiatives related to profession; Lead, guide, and train employees, interns, and volunteers performing related work. Carry out other such duties as may be assigned or requested. Contribute to CHN activities as required. Actively participate as a member of CHNs community.

QUALIFICATIONS & JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education/Years& Type of Experience: Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Real Estate Finance, Urban Planning, or related field preferred and 1+ years experience in real estate development, building design, and construction.

 

Certifications, Licenses, Credentials: None

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Other Requirements:

  • Local travel to job sites is required.

  • Knowledge of affordable housing, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program and other public capital resources.

  • Experience with permanent supportive housing is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to staff, public, and internal/external stakeholders.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong time management and decision-making skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel)

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

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Property Manager

Columbus, OH

As a Property Manager you will play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Property management duties including general move in, inspection and safety, income certification and lease enforcement

  • Record management and maintenance

  • Tenant assistance, engagement and linkage to services to help tenants retain housing

  • Understanding and processing information related to funder requirements

  • External service partner collaboration

  • Compliance with reporting requirements

  • Coordination with maintenance staff to ensure high quality standards

Requirements:

  • High School diploma required.  Associate’s degree and/or two years of experience Permanent Supportive Housing, Social Services, or Property Management field preferred.

  • Understanding and working knowledge of affordable housing issues and programs, including fair housing and housing subsidies.

  • Ability to effectively communicate across all audiences in written or verbal communication.

  • Ability to collaborate with community resources and build effective relationships with others.

  • Experienced user of technology systems. Experience with database systems in the property management field preferred.

  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License and auto insurance.

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

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Senior Property Manager

Columbus, OH

As a Senior Property Manager you will play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Property management duties including general move in, inspection and safety, income certification and lease enforcement

  • Record management and maintenance

  • Tenant assistance, engagement and linkage to services to help tenants retain housing

  • Understanding and processing information related to funder requirements

  • External service partner collaboration

  • Compliance with reporting requirements

  • Coordination with maintenance staff to ensure high quality standards

  • Mentoring new Property Managers and assisting with team supervision

  • Assisting with special projects

Qualifications include:

  • High School diploma required.  Five years of property management experience preferred. 

  • Understanding and working knowledge of affordable housing issues and programs, including fair housing and housing subsidies.

  • Understanding of third-party property programs.

  • Experience managing a minimum of 50 units.

  • Ability to effectively communicate across all audiences in written or verbal communication.

  • Ability to collaborate with community resources and build effective relationships with others.

  • Experienced user of technology systems, particularly with database systems in the property management field.

  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License and auto insurance.

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

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Please apply here

Data Analyst

Columbus, OH

JOB SUMMARY

Community Housing Network provides permanent supportive housing, combining safe, affordable housing with voluntary services to support people experiencing homelessness and who are disabled by mental illness or substance use disorders. The services are designed to build independent living and tenancy skills and connect people to a full range of services, including case management, recovery treatment, health care, vocational and employment support, access to benefits, money management, daily living assistance, and social and recreational activities.

The Data Analyst is responsible for tracking, compiling, and analyzing data across the organization, and creating/maintaining various reports while ensuring data integrity.  This position is responsible for the administration of various applications.  This position also serves as the administrator of CHN’s internal file sharing site(s) containing agency information and documents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Data Management

Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.

Interpret, develop, and implement data analyses and data collection systems.

Develop QI processes (quality improvement), and other strategies that optimize efficiency, accuracy, and quality using statistical techniques.

Reporting

Extract, compile, and format data for analysis for internal and external reporting needs from a variety of data sources using professional reporting tools such as SSRS, Power BI, and similar technologies.

Oversee, create, update, and maintain CHN’s internal file sharing site(s) and agency forms through version control, formatting, etc. Experience managing a SharePoint platform.

Business Analysis

Elicit, analyze, and validate the business needs of stakeholders and end users through proficient verbal and written communication. Communicate data and analysis with technical and non-technical users as well as external stakeholders.

Other

Provide knowledge and guidance to support organizational initiatives related to profession; Lead, guide, and train employees, interns, and volunteers performing related work. Carry out other such duties as may be assigned or requested. Contribute to CHN activities as required. Actively participate as a member of CHN’s community.

QUALIFICATIONS & JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education/Years& Type of Experience: Associates degree with a focus in database technology or data analytics. Bachelors’ degree preferred. 3+ years of experience in the data analysis, report writing, communications or similar technology fields.

 

Certifications, Licenses, Credentials: None

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Other Requirements:

  • Must be adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings via dashboard.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with internal and external partners

  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Office, and SharePoint)

  • Ability to learn and adapt to various software and technology programs to complete work duties

  • Self-motivated and the ability to manage/prioritize time and effectively function without close supervision

  • Exceptional organization and attention to detail to produce accurate and error-free work

  • Familiarity with Power BI or similar technologies preferred

  • Experience in website content management and building and managing API’s preferred.

  • Experience managing a SharePoint platform preferred

  • Experience with behavioral health claims / medical billing software (EZ Claim) preferred.

  • Business Analyst experience preferred

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

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Please apply here