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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

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and oversees special projects.The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Responsibilities include:

Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the President & CEO including: managing an extremelyactive calendar; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimesconfidential; arranging detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.

  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the CEO’s schedule is followed and respected. Provides “gatekeeper” and”gateway” role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO’s time.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the President and CEO, with Board members, investors, staff, andothers.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the President, includingthose of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the President’s office and internal departments;demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior staff.

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

Senior Impact Analyst

The Senior Impact Analyst designs, coordinates and implements initiatives to gather, evaluate and apply data to help define strategy for and illustrate impact of programs and services. The position is part of our External Affairs team and also serves an essential role in supporting the fundraising, marketing and communication, and advocacy needs of the organization. The Senior Impact Analyst also helps benchmark and analyze organizational performance, maintain and ensure the interoperability of data systems, and recommend improvements for accomplishing the strategic objectives of the organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Continually refine the organization’s Social Impact Assessment (SIA) methodology and associated metrics for investments, programs, services and processes across business lines.
  • Administer a centralized system and schedule of reporting requirements for all departmental obligations; prepare accurate and timely reports about our impact for our grantors and investors, document and record report methodology.
  • Help prepare reports and manage US Treasury certification compliance requirements.
  • Evaluate SIA efforts, develop process improvement recommendations and prepare policies for organization to guide required data collection and management and reporting procedures.
  • Facilitate ongoing, user-friendly, meaningful and efficient data collection processes across business lines and interoperability of appropriate software platform(s).
  • Produce narratives, graphics, documents and collateral communicating the organization’s social impact and value at regular intervals and upon request, including the Annual Report, Fact Sheets, press releases and presentations.
  • Keep informed of current best practices for social impact assessment and incorporate these approaches into our SIA framework, where applicable.

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

Lending Fellow

The Lending Fellow will be a key support in assisting the Lending team with underwriting, business development, relationship management, loan processing and closing, and loan portfolio monitoring. The Lending Fellow will develop an understanding of project management and lending procedures.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in client and staff meetings.
  • Assist the lending team in underwriting analysis, closing, and portfolio management.
  • Review loan applications and assisting underwriter in completing financial analysis and the preparation of Credit Approval Memorandum.
  • Assist in loan processing and closing procedures, including intake, financial and impact analyses of viable applicants, review of pricing structures, drafts of credit approval memos, and interaction with the Credit Committee.

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

Community Strategies Project Manager

As the Community Strategies Project Manager, you will manage projects aimed at helping local communities achieve their goals. These projects will typically integrate such activities as community research, data analysis, resident, engagement, community planning, and strategy development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage relationships with clients, public-sector officials, grassroots community leaders and other partners to advance project goals.
  • Design, facilitate, and evaluate community planning, community engagement, and strategy development activities.
  • Organize and facilitate policy and data collection training opportunities for internal work groups and external partners.
  • Collect, analyze/interpret, map, and disseminate relevant data for external partners and for internal reporting.
  • Have a thorough, working knowledge of the internal and external partnerships and resources necessary to implement departmental and clients’ revitalization goals.
  • Author, review, and edit written content related to neighborhood plans, strategy documents, and technical reports in a collaborative process with colleagues.
  • Coordinate the development and writing of project proposals and funding applications.
  • Support internal collaboration efforts and working groups to advance the broader organization’s goals through the gathering of information and conducting of relevant research.
  • Supervise the Community Strategies Fellow and any projects conducted in partnership with educational institutions, as appropriate.
  • Organize site visits and meetings, provide limited administrative support, and draft general correspondence between and among staff, stakeholders, and clients.

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

New Markets Tax Credit Portfolio Coordinator

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coordinator will be responsible for all activities taking place after a New Markets Tax Credit loan closes, managing a substantial portfolio of loans/projects. The NMTC Portfolio Coordinator will be involved with a project before loan closing, in particular when the Lending team discusses and negotiates topics relevant to post-closing activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform Governing Board and Advisory Board reporting requirements.
  • Perform NMTC compliance tests.
  • Manage project-level reporting, review information, and compile for NJCC’s ongoing reporting obligations, as well as annual reporting to the CDFI Fund.
  • Review of borrower financial statements.
  • Conduct annual project site visits.
  • Perform investor reporting activities.
  • Serve as liaison for borrowers, lenders, and investors by responding, resolving, and expediting inquiries, discrepancies, and special requests.
  • Perform cash management activities, such as invoice preparation, monitoring of incoming payments, and processing of outgoing payments and distributions.
  • Monitor subsidiary community development entity (sub-CDE) activities and support preparation of annual audited financial statements.

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

Maintenance Technician, CAPC

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, the Maintenance Technician oversees the following functions below.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 and instructions on how to apply here.

Multi-Family Project Manager

The Multi-Family Project Manager will be making groundbreaking strides in the community development space through neighborhood revitalization and developing mission-driven strategies, while also overseeing the following functions below.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with obtaining site control, review materials related to the purchase of the land, and monitoring deadlines in the land purchase contract.
  • Responsible for development forecasting and modeling (profitability/pro format). 
  • Prepare cost estimates, sources and uses, operating statements, cash flow analysis and supporting schedules.
  • Develop and recommend best alternatives on transactions involving new developments, expansions, acquisitions and dispositions; operating expenses, taxes, utility charges and rent escalators. 
  • 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. 
  • Prepare application materials for any applicable governmental/quasi-governmental funding programs and respond to any concerns to resolve deficiencies and prepare post award documentation and submit according to deadlines. 
  • Prepare documentation needed for third-party lenders and investors and coordinate activities required to obtain final commitments from funding sources. 
  • Define requirements in ensure all scheduled milestones for planned development activities are in compliance with applicable regulatory and contractual requirements. 
  • Responsible for developing and validating construction cost estimates for bid evaluation. 
  • Assist executive management in developing and negotiating contract terms and contracts with lenders and financial partners. 
  • Prepare documentation and coordinate closing with all participating parties.
  • Negotiate construction agreements and oversee the contractual relationships with vendors/contractors to ensure vendor/contractor performance under these agreements. 
  • Oversee development schedule and costs in cooperation with construction personnel, ensuring the completion of all construction and renovation development according to the agreed timeframes. 

Please view the full job description and instructions on how to apply here.

 

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.