Full Time

Co-op Preservation Project Associate (Bilingual Spanish-English) at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

Fields: cooperatives, housing, real estate, economic justice, immigrants

Location: NYC New York

Deadline: ASAP

Details and Requirements: UHAB organizes low- and moderate-income tenants to fight poor living conditions in multi-family buildings neglected or abandoned by landlords. The successful candidate will be a bright, motivated professional who wants to make a tangible, positive impact on both our team and on the affordable co-ops with which we work. This full-time position has a flexible work schedule to accommodate evening meetings with co-op leaders. ~ Qualifications: Coaching and on-the-job training will be available to fill skill gaps. However, from the start, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that he or she is fluent in both English and Spanish and proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel. The Project Associate will also have a variety of talents and attributes, including the ability to: establish productive trust-based relationships with leaders and other residents of HDFC co-ops; establish effective professional relationships with real estate professionals, particularly property managers, bank representatives, and government officials; analyze and develop budgets in Excel; research government regulations and legal documents and interpret them to concerned parties; express him- or herself clearly and persuasively when speaking and in writing; work productively both independently and as part of a team; meet pressure and challenges with optimism and attention to detail; be flexible and creative in solving problems and resolving disputes among shareholders. Along with the annual salary starting at $35,976.90, UHAB offers an excellent benefits package.

Apply Here: http://www.uhab.org/node/1268