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Sr Director, Construction, Facilities and Energy Management

at Volunteers of America

Posted: 7/11/2019
Job Reference #: 1905/2949
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Come make a difference! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. We are one of the nation's largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households and persons with special needs.

Summary of Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

To provide effective design advice and construction management, guidance to management and development staff on new construction projects, the priorities for rehabilitation of properties in the portfolio, facilities management, and due diligence on renovations and potential acquisitions and construction projects directly and through subordinates. To provide effective professional oversight of the physical condition of properties in the Volunteers of America portfolio. Provides construction management and oversight for new housing development and renovations of existing properties. Develop a procedure for timely evaluation of the physical condition of the organization's affordable housing. Prioritize the relative needs for rehabilitation of the housing and provide senior management with plans and schedules for renovation in accordance with the priorities. Directs major capital improvements at Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) housing properties. Provides oversight of ongoing maintenance and repairs to VOANS owned housing properties. Assists in providing policies and procedures for building maintenance, repairs, and capital improvements, and oversees implementation as requested. Assisting in Formulating and Implementing Energy Management Policies and Procedures. Training and working closely with the asset management, finance, operations, and legal teams on physical condition issues at troubled properties. Directs due diligence regarding the physical plant on potential acquisitions for both housing and healthcare facilities. Provides assistance in research and development of state-of-the-art design standards and practices for housing and healthcare developments undertaken by the organization.

Volunteers of America offer a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, retirement, etc.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Degree in architecture or real estate related engineering field, or a licensed contractor preferred with fifteen years' experience in construction activities; ten years of multi-site, or multi-state operations experience. Strong knowledge of land use, zoning, site planning, construction, ADA / 504, Fair Housing, property management, asset management and various affordable housing and healthcare programs, including but not limited to the low income housing tax credit program, tax exempt bond financing, and other programs supporting affordable housing and healthcare. Successful experience in leadership, time management, negotiating, multi-project/multi-tasking skills and an evenhanded demeanor for dealing with a variety of tasks performed by a variety of staff and retained professionals. Strong construction management skills including related financial aspects, regulatory aspects, marketing and leasing programs, physical asset knowledge, HUD, Bond, Tax Credit and Conventional financed occupancy related programs along with healthcare facility programs. Experience/commitment to the development of social service programs as they relate to senior, multi-family housing and healthcare communities. Administrative self-sufficiency required. Diplomacy and team player attitude essential. Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Access. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to travel is required.

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