May 6, 2005

FLORIDA HOUSING COALITION

EMPLOYMENT OPENING - TECHNICAL ADVISOR

The Florida Housing Coalition, a statewide nonprofit training and technical assistance organization, seeks a technical advisor.

The successful candidate will provide training and individualized technical assistance (on-site and distance) to recipients of state housing funds including the Predevelopment Loan Program SHIP, SAIL, and state HOME.

Candidates should possess a broad understanding of state of Florida and federal housing programs and procedures relating to community development, neighborhood residential revitalization and affordable housing services. The ideal applicant will have experience in working with diverse neighborhood groups, non-profit organizations and elected officials on community development and affordable housing projects. Candidates must have the ability to prepare reports, grant application and correspondence under deadlines.

Qualifications:

Experience in affordable rental housing development and affordable home ownership development is required. Must be capable of acting in an advisory role; good at diagnosing operational inefficiencies in nonprofit organizations and proficient in the development of sound internal systems and procedures. Excellent communications (oral and written) skills - writing sample required. Must be computer literate. Consulting, facilitation and experience as a trainer and/or workshop facilitator strongly preferred. Knowledge of or experience with non-profit community development corporations required. Experience supervising publication or research and development projects a plus. Significant travel required. Must be a very positive, innovative, solution-oriented, results-focused professional with an ability to work well with diverse constituencies. Competitive salary, based on experience; excellent benefits package.

Minimum Requirements

Batchelor's degree and five years of experience providing technical assistance or organizational development support to community based-programs and/or experience in nonprofit affordable housing development.

Please email or mail in resumes for review.

Email: davis@flhousing.org
Fax to: (850) 942-6312

Mailing Address:

1367 E. Lafayette Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301