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If you’re looking for a fulfilling and impactful career in community development or community development finance, New Jersey Community Capital offers unique job opportunities across lending, resource development, finance, communications and more. Equipped with talented and diverse staff, each team works together to build healthy, equitable New Jersey neighborhoods.

Working at New Jersey Community Capital

What We Offer

  • Competitive nonprofit salaries, including incentive compensation based on organizational performance.
  • Robust and family-friendly benefit packages including health, dental, vision, employee assistance program, travel companion, identity protection, disability, salary continuance, and life insurance.*
  • Flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care and transportation/transit savings).
  • 401(k) profit-sharing plan.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Discounted employee travel and entertainment benefits.
  • Professional development opportunities.

* Benefits eligibility based on employee status.

We are always looking for great people to join our team. If interested in a position, please reference our job postings below.

Current Job Openings

Maintenance Technician, Community Asset Preservation Corporation

Making affordable, quality housing available to low- and moderate-income families is at the very heart of your role and achieving NJCC’s mission. Working with the CAPC Property Management team, you will:

  • Assist and follow up with tenants with requests, issues, complaints and questions in a timely manner.
  • Perform minor HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting and building repairs as necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of repair equipment and supplies.
  • Implement preventative maintenance measures.
  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel, and follow safety protocol.
  • Complete inspections of offices and laboratories with the Maintenance Manager.
  • Ensure that all maintenance requests are closed out correctly in the Yardi/IT system.
  • Perform other maintenance duties as requested.

Please view the full job description here.

President

NJCC is conducting a search for its next president to lead the largest community development financial instutition (CDFI) in New Jersey. The position is a unique opportunity to serve, drive impact and lead a team of highly qualified and committed community development practitioners. The position requires a thought leader, who can propel the continued growth and expand the impact of the organization as well as a public-facing leader to build community development capacity in New Jersey’s cities. The successful candidate will also serve as NJCC’s lead spokesperson and liaison to the various communities we serve, grantees, investors, partner organizations and governmental institutions at the federal, state and local levels.

Requirements include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), with an in-depth knowledge of economic development, finance and management experience and a minimum of 15 years of prior relevant community development, CDFI, and/or social impact experience. To apply for the position, please send your resume to NJCC@prmconsulting.com.

Please view the full job description here.

Senior Multi-Family Project Manager, Community Asset Preservation Corporation

The Senior Multi-Family Project Manager oversees the organization’s efforts of acquiring and rehabilitating multi-family projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Real Estate required. MBA or Master’s
    degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years of proven experience in multi-family and commercial projects larger than 10 units.
  • Ability to work with financial concepts and perform financial analysis.
    Computer literacy sufficient to operate spreadsheet and word processing applications in Microsoft Suite.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and model transactions involving new developments, expansions/renovations, acquisitions and dispositions, operating expenses, taxes, utility charges and rent escalators.
  • Forecast and model project pro formas, prepare cost estimates, sources and uses, operating
    statements, cash flow analysis, and supporting schedules working with the Director of Multi-Family and Commercial Development.
  • Manage site control process, review materials related to the purchase of the land, and monitor
    deadlines in the land purchase contract.
  • Develop and negotiate contract terms and contracts with lenders and financial partners.
  • Negotiate construction agreements and overseeing the contractual relationships with vendors/contractors to ensure vendor/contractor performance under these agreements.
  • Develop and validate construction cost estimates for bid evaluation working with the Director of
    Multi-Family and Commercial Development and Director of Construction.
  • Oversee development schedule and costs in cooperation with construction personnel, ensuring the completion of all construction and renovation development according to the agreed timeframes.
  • Work in conjunction with the architect to review design development and construction documents to ensure conformance with the development scope and defined construction standards specifications.
  • Coordinate due diligence to evaluate the physical condition of new acquisitions and third-party assignments including, but not limited to, formulating scope of work, creating budgets, and scheduling environmental testing.
  • Prepare application materials for any applicable governmental/quasi-governmental funding
    programs, third-party lenders, and investors, respond to any concerns to resolve deficiencies,
    prepare and submit post award documentation according to deadlines, and coordinate activities required to obtain final commitments from funding sources.
  • Define requirements and ensure all scheduled milestones for planned development activities are in compliance with applicable regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Prepare development status reports for the Director of Multi-Family and Commercial
    Development.
  • Prepare documentation and coordinate closing with all participating parties working with the Director of Multi-Family and Commercial Development.

Work Location

The position is located at 421 Halsey Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102.

Work Schedule

Business hours run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Compensation & Benefits

  • We offer a competitive nonprofit annual salary based on experience and skills ($75–$80K), as well as a generous benefits package, including health, dental, disability and life insurance after 30 days of service.
  • 401(k) retirement plan after a year of service; flexible spending accounts, including medical, dependent care, and transportation; and 25 paid leave days, including sick and personal days plus 13 paid holidays.

To Apply

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please email your résumé to kcastillo@njclf.com and include “Senior Multi-Family Project Manager – Your Name” in the email subject line.

New Jersey Community Capital is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Your application will be considered without regard to demographics. We are dedicated to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. To meet requirements, we must also say it this way: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.