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Loan Officer Community Health Center Capital Fund
Boston, MA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: September 13, 2017

Background:

Community Health Center Capital Fund is a nonprofit organization located in Boston, which supports the growth and development of community-based health centers serving low-income and uninsured populations by providing capital structured to meet health centers’ needs. Capital Fund provides direct loans and New Markets Tax Credit financing to health centers primarily for facility construction and expansion. 

Position Summary:

We are seeking a person with the right experience and outlook to join our lending team in order to increase our impact and grow our portfolio. The successful candidate will focus primarily on sourcing and underwriting new commercial real estate loans and New Markets Tax Credit transactions to community health centers. The Loan Officer will also assist in portfolio and program management.  The position reports to the Director of Loan Programs.

Responsibilities:

The Loan Officer will have significant responsibility in the following areas:

  • Source loans from new and existing clients via marketing activities, organizational web site, referrals, and professional conferences;
  • Underwrite and present credit opportunities to Investment Review Committee for approval;
  • Monitor outstanding loans and participate in risk mitigation strategies as necessary;
  • Maintain strong relationships with borrowers, other lenders, funding sources and colleagues;
  • Assist in portfolio and management reporting.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Positive, outgoing, self-directed attitude with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and  remain flexible; 
  • Experience in commercial real estate and construction loan underwriting (2 years minimum);
  • Familiarity with the New Markets Tax Credit financing program; 
  • Prior experience in assisting mission driven organizations;
  • Experience in underwriting health centers or similar organizations a plus;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required, attention to detail a must; 
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in business, accounting, health care management or a related field. An advanced degree is preferred; 
  • Excellent MS office skills (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).

The position involves some travel (up to 10% of time) to industry conferences, events and client meetings.

Compensation:

As a growing entrepreneurial non-profit organization, Capital Fund provides exceptional opportunities to its staff members.  The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 

How to Apply:

A complete job description is available at http://chc-capitalfund.org/. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and salary requirements to Kathryn Graves, graveskatl@gmail.com.

No phone calls, recruiters, or staffing firms please!!  

Capital Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, veteran’s status, military status, creed, physical or mental handicap/disability or national origin. 

Director of Human Resources Building Hope
Washington , DC
Job Function: Human Resources
Posted: September 13, 2017

Background:

Building Hope, established in 2003, is a national non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC that believes investments in the growth of quality charter schools will increase under-served children’s chances of success in life. We have offices in South Florida, Texas, and Idaho. Building Hope partners with individual and institutional investors, and philanthropic and government organizations to provide facilities financing; property development and project management services; technical assistance; and back-office business services that supports the growth of high quality public charter schools.

We have grown from 15 to 30 employees over the past two years and expect to see similar growth moving forward. We have a familial culture of a small organization with many long-term employees.

Position Summary:

This position reports to the CEO and is responsible for setting the strategic direction for talent management function. This person will oversee building, strengthening, and aligning our team. They will also manage our benefits programs and ensure we comply with all regulations. 

This is a new dedicated position with the organization.

Responsibilities:

Getting the Right People on the Bus

  • Oversee the recruitment and onboarding activity for all team members, including working with hiring managers to recruit from a diverse pool of applicants.
  • Manage salary recommendations and reviews.
  • Manage voluntary and involuntary terminations and exit interviews 

Organizational Culture

  • Facilitate teambuilding and information sharing 
  • Design and manage knowledge management and communication systems
  • Work directly with department managers and employees regarding personnel issues.
  • Oversee employee feedback.

Performance Management

  • Measure Corporate Performance Management Goals and align with staff goals
  • Design and implement a staff performance management process.
  • Formalize organizational processes and align roles and responsibilities with organizational goals
  • Assist managers with recommendations for staff development programs.

Benefits Administration & Compliance

  • Oversee all company sponsored benefit plans and all employee leave programs.
  • Work with General Counsel to ensure the organization complies with all laws relating to employment, terminations, benefits, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and implement personnel policies and procedures in the employee handbook.
  • Work with accounting and payroll staff to ensure the successful completion of retirement plan audits and non-discrimination testing.
  • Work with ERISA attorney to ensure compliance with employee benefits.
  • Work with the CEO to establish compensation for all staff based on market analysis

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant human resources or organizational behavior experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills in a proactive manner.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Must be detail oriented and well organized.
  • Ability to work well in different scenarios and understands that fair is not the same as equal.
  • Must be familiar with local and federal laws that impact employment issues.

 

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience.  Building Hope offers a competitive benefits package which includes: paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; 100% subsidized medical, dental, and vision coverage; tax deferred retirement with a company match of up to 6% annually; direct deposit; life insurance/AD&D; short and long-term disability; and flexible spending accounts.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume to: info@bhope.org.

Chief Financial Officer Economic and Community Development Institute
Columbus, OH
Job Function: Finance
Posted: September 11, 2017

Background:

ECDI, a rapidly growing nonprofit small business lender and entrepreneurial support organization based in Columbus, OH, is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to oversee the organization’s finances, its operations and its high-volume lending program and portfolio. This is a great opportunity for a strong finance professional who has worked in a mission-driven lending environment, especially for a CDFI (community development financial institution), to guide the continued growth of what is now the third largest SBA micro-lender in the nation. Starting in Columbus in 2004 before expanding to Cleveland in 2012 and Akron in 2014, ECDI has assisted over 10,000 individuals and made more than 1800 loans totaling more than $39 million. With total assets of over $20 million and a staff of 45, ECDI supports the success of small businesses, the prosperity of local communities and the growth of Ohio's diverse economy. More information about the organization can be found at www.ecdi.org.

Position Summary:

The Chief Financial Officer CFO) has primary responsibility for ECDI’s financial management and administrative operations, with direction from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. The CFO works closely with other senior managers and with the Board Treasurer. The CFO’s responsibilities can be grouped in three major areas: internal operational and portfolio management, financial and strategic planning, and lending program oversight.

Responsibilities:

The Chief Financial Officer CFO) has primary responsibility for ECDI’s financial management and administrative operations, with direction from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. The CFO works closely with other senior managers and with the Board Treasurer. The CFO’s responsibilities can be grouped in three major areas: internal operational and portfolio management, financial and strategic planning, and lending program oversight.

Requirements:

  • Five to seven years of experience as a CFO, controller, other senior financial officer, with at least some of that experience in a community development financial institution, and one year of public accounting experience required;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a manager of staff and organizational finances;
  • At least three years of experience supervising employees with accounting functions;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted FASB guidelines and practices;
  • Experience overseeing or accounting for lending activities is highly beneficial, as is experience analyzing and managing portfolio risk;
  • Demonstrated competence in the preparation and analysis of proposals and budgets, and in reporting outcomes with governmental and private funders;
  • Demonstrated computer and financial forecasting skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; CPA desired.

Compensation:

TBD

How to Apply:

For further information or to apply, contact:

David Erickson-Pearson
Erickson-Pearson Search
8801 Creekside Way, #1321
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.

Phone: 303-703-6165.

Email: epdavid@earthlink.net.

Internal Business Development Officer CDC Small Business Finance
San Diego, CA
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: September 6, 2017

Background:

CDC Small Business Finance (CDC) is a national leader in mission based lending to small business owners. Through its nearly 40 years in business, the not-for-profit has established itself as the largest SBA 504 lender and the largest SBA Community Advantage lender in the U.S.A. CDC is aggressively expanding its program offerings and services in non SBA product lines with a continued emphasis on creating jobs and success for entrepreneurs. CDC is looking for proactive, performance oriented professionals through this growth phase. We offer a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits and a work culture that is second-to-none.

Position Summary:

The Internal Business Development Officer (BDO) reports directly to the Vice President of Sales and pre-qualifies loan prospects referred from external sources and economic development partnerships. The goal of this position is to generate a stable volume of prequalified loan leads that will be referred to other Smart Growth Business Product team members for further review. The Internal BDO also actively works with external vendors that are critical to their ability to secure loan prospect referrals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Active contact and prospect management with inquiries received through multiple customer acquisition channels
  • Promptly contact prospects to outline CDC products and collect necessary information required for a loan prequalification
  • Using CDC tools, create spreadsheet based credit analysis and program eligibility assessments based on loan request and borrower criteria
  • Effectively communicate with potential borrowers to ensure those that are likely qualified will remain interested in CDC products. Assess those that are not likely qualified as potential prospects for business advising and refer accordingly
  • Prepare reports and assist on special projects as needed
  • Work closely with external vendors and referral sources to maximize viable lead generation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in business, finance or marketing related studies
  • Minimum 2 years work experience, preferably in finance, lending or small business advising
  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Dedicated, motivated team player
  • Customer service focused
  • Comfortable working with and creating basic financial reports
  • Ability to work on multiple files and projects effectively
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, solves problems
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Some experience in finance/lending work or university related

Compensation:

Salary base plus commission

How to Apply:

Please visit www.cdcloans.com or select the link Internal-Business-Development-Officer

Senior Policy Analyst NALCAB - National Association for Latino Asset Builders
Washington, DC
Job Function: Advocacy/Policy
Posted: September 6, 2017

Background:

The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) represents and serves 100+ nonprofit organizations across the nation, which includes real estate developers, business lenders, economic development corporations, credit unions, and consumer counseling agencies. NALCAB implements responsible, market-based strategies for strengthening underserved communities, rebuilding the ladder of economic mobility for low- and moderate-income Americans and supporting the economic integration of immigrants through equitable neighborhood development, investing in small business and building family financial wellness. In close alignment with its core programmatic activities, NALCAB operates a fellowship to invest in next-generation leadership within its Network, hosts a national conference and implements a training institute focused on culturally and linguistically relevant asset building services.

Position Summary:

The Senior Policy Analyst is responsible for leading several key policy priorities for NALCAB including small business, community lending, consumer finance, and other policies related to asset-building.  The Senior Policy Analyst reports to the Director of Federal Affairs and assists in the daily execution of NALCAB’s federal policy strategy.  The candidate will coordinate with national partners and coalition members as well as meet with elected officials, Congressional staff, and federal agencies on behalf of NALCAB and its membership. Utilizing NALCAB's Policy Strategic Plan with guidance from NALCAB's board of directors' Policy Committee, the Senior Policy Analyst will keep track of potential legislation and regulatory changes that will impact its members and the mission of the organization.

 

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Including the following.

  • Track regulations and proposed legislation that affect small business, community lending, consumer finance, and other policies related to asset-building
  • Participate and take a leadership role in coalitions or campaigns in listed key priority areas
  • Seek input and develop policies in listed key priority areas with NALCAB senior management, staff, membership, and partners
  • Oversee the development of policy briefs, webinars, policy position materials, and case studies and other material to inform NALCAB members in listed key priority areas
  • Lead advocacy efforts with government representatives, federal agencies, and others with an emphasis on the U.S. Congress and the Administration including coordinating NALCAB member visits and NALCAB’s Advocacy Day.
  • Cultivate, engage, and educate policymakers and decision-makers on our key policy priorities including proposed regulations, legislation, appropriations, testimony and other written materials
  • Prepare comment letters in response to proposed regulatory changes that affect NALCAB’s policy agenda.
  • Participate in NALCAB’s National Conference planning as well as related conferences seeking to raise the profile of NALCAB’s policy profile priorities including moderating speaking, or developing sessions.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates other to perform well; effectively influence actions and opinions of other; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Visionary Leadership – Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes other to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strength & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum five years’ experience in federal policy development or advocacy in related non-profit including but not limited to: economic development, small business, consumer finance or related policy area
  • Capitol Hill experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Public Policy, Urban Planning, or related field
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with leadership and NALCAB members.
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experiences with a variety of print and online communications media.
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with nonprofit, elected officials and public sector leaders.

Compensation:

Annual Salary

How to Apply:

To respond to this opportunity, please email resume to: jobs@nalcab.org 

Also please add Senior Policy Analyst Position in the subject line.

 

Executive Director Community Business Partnership
Springfield, VA
Job Function: Other
Posted: August 30, 2017

Background:

George Mason University and Community Business Partnership (CBP) are seeking an Executive Director for CBP. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. 

About the Community Business Partnership:

Created in 1995, Community Business Partnership (CBP) is a nonprofit, 501©(3) tax-exempt organization whose mission is to foster economic development through the start-up and growth of small businesses. CBP is a program of George Mason University operating within the Mason Enterprise Center organization that reports to the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

In 1995, Fairfax County, George Mason University, Fairfax County Small Business Commission, Northern Virginia Community College and Northern Virginia Urban League joined efforts to establish a small business assistance and microfinance organization targeting low/moderate income individuals, women, minorities and veterans primarily in Northern Virginia. CBP is governed by a Board of Directors and George Mason University which employs CBP staff.

CBP serves potential and existing small business owners primarily located in Northern Virginia with a focus on socially and economically disadvantaged individuals including minorities, women and veterans. The organization provides education, technical assistance, business incubation services, access to capital and networking opportunities to a wide range of business types including life style businesses, government contractors, professional services, consultants, and retailers. CBP empowers clients by providing access to resources so they can fulfill their dreams, provide for their financial security as well as that of their families, and contribute to the economic growth of their communities. The organization also helps strategic partners meet business development and regulatory objectives aimed at providing economic growth and stability for the region.

Over the past decade, CBP has grown to include five distinct programs: Business Finance Center; Business Incubation Center; Small Business Development Center; Women’s Business Center; Veteran Business Outreach Center; and, in September 2016 was designated a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The CDFI designation will require significant organizational restructuring and capital infusion over the next few years to meet the U.S. Treasury stringent requirements.

CBP is funded by Fairfax County, U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Department of Treasury and corporate sponsors.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director of CBP is responsible to ensure strategic direction, financial stability, and operational efficiency for the organization. This position is governed by the Board of Directors and George Mason University, and reports to the Managing Director of the Mason Enterprise Center. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Board of Directors on strategy development and governance;
  • Provide strategic direction to ensure the organization continually works toward its mission, maintains financial stability, and provides quality and relevant services to its clients;
  • Research and implement a restructuring plan for CBP to best take advantage of the new CDFI designation (restructuring may include the establishment of a separate entity for the CDFI);
  • Ensure fiscal management that adheres to generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Operate within the approved budget, ensure maximum resource utilization, and maintain a positive financial position;
  • Lead fundraising efforts and develop other resources necessary to support CBP’s mission;
  • Serve as the interface between the organization, George Mason University, local elected officials, and other key funders and community stakeholders;
  • Ensure compliance with all grants, contracts, MOUs and cooperative agreements;
  • Provide oversight for day-to-day operations for all CBP programs and staff; and
  • Represent CBP, Mason Enterprise Center and George Mason University in the community.

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and substantial related experience (at least 10 years is preferred);
  • Nonprofit management or leadership experience in a nonprofit organization;
  • Community economic development experience;
  • Familiarity with CDFI industry and markets;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Public speaking skills;
  • Proposal development and grant writing experience;
  • Strong financial skills (e.g., budgeting and financial analysis);
  • Business consulting experience;
  • Must have demonstrated experience leading and managing a nonprofit community-based organization;
  • Proven leadership—including the ability to make real time decisions, manage professional and administrative staff, marketing and negotiating skills, fundraising and financial management, and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse partner groups; and
  • Experience providing business advice to developing companies.

Evening and weekend hours may be required. Occasional travel for statewide and national conferences and meetings will be required.

Compensation:

$110,000-$120,000

How to Apply:

For full consideration, applicants must apply by September 25, 2017for position number FA52Cz at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Loan Documentation Specialist North Dallas Bank & Trust Co.
Dallas, TX
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: August 18, 2017

Background:

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Position Summary:

  • Job ID 2017-1125
  • Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
  • # of Openings 1
  • Category Corp - Other

Overview

We have proudly served the North Texas community since 1961, growing steadily from modest beginnings to becoming one of this area's largest independent banks. If you aspire for a career with an organization that focuses on providing excellent service; returning a fair and reasonable profit to shareholders; providing an environment in which each employee can excel in a spirit of mutual respect, accountability, creativity, and teamwork; and to at all times act with dignity, honor, and fairness; we are the employer of choice for you

The Loan Documentation Specialist prepares and analyzes loan documentation and funding of loan packages for compliance with internal bank policies as well as state/federal laws and regulations. NDB Loan Documentation Specialists provide support to the lending staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Loan Estimate disclosures for consumer real estate loans according to the request forms submitted by the loan assistants for multiple banking centers.
  • Analyze loan worksheets and committee memorandums to determine proper approval and required loan documentation for all proposed loan requests.
  • Work closely with lending staff to resolve any compliance or credit policy issues.
  • Prepare all documentation accordingly in a timely, accurate and efficient manner and review for compliance with internal bank policies as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Prepare commercial, consumer and real estate loan documentation, including letters of credit for multiple banking centers according to lender's worksheets and/or committee memorandums once proper approval has been obtained.
  • Contact title companies for their fees, including seller fees and prepare the initial Closing Disclosures on consumer real estate loans, evaluate the figures and information to verify data appears accurate and in compliance with regulations and utilize the TRID Tolerance Worksheet as needed to confirm if any tolerance cures are needed.
  • Prepare the final Closing Disclosures, working directly with the title companies as necessary to resolve all discrepancies and questions to ensure the accuracy of the disclosure. This may involve multiple revisions.
  • Review loan documentation for compliance with internal bank policy as well as multiple state and federal laws and regulations, including attorney prepared documents.
  • Prepare detailed checklists of required documentation for each loan request.
  • Analyze new and existing collateral for accuracy and discrepancies to insure proper lien perfection.
  • Verify and prepare GL entries to fund completed loan packages.
  • Upload new loans through the laser pro interface or manually input new and renewal loans to the core computer system.
  • Process and input overdraft lines of credit and letters of credit.
  • Set up collateral tracking for new and renewed loans for monitoring document expiration dates.
  • Prepare modifications and amortization schedules as requested by lenders.
  • Prepare the monthly renewal report and transmit the HMDA reporting file to the compliance department.
  • Cross-train co-workers and new Lending Assistants on documentation processes and procedures.
  • Assist with other duties in the department as requested by supervisor/manager.

Responsibilities:

Job Competencies:

  • Understand and live the mission statement and core values.
  • Adhere to Bank Policies and Procedures.
  • Verbal Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's effort to succeed.
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity to cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Supports diversity and inclusion efforts of the Bank.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Upholds organizational values.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; Takes responsibility to record and report absences on time.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to external and internal customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent and three to four years experience in examining loan/collateral documents required; Bachelor's degree from four-year college preferred.
  • Working knowledge of commercial and consumer banking law, Uniform Commercial Code, Fair Credit Reporting Act, TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) and various other federal and state regulations required.
  • Experience with Laser Pro Lending or other documentation software required.
  • Must be detail oriented- requiring high levels of concentration and accuracy; must have the ability to analyze complex loan requests and demonstrates effective problem solving skills; must have excellent organizational and time management skills, able to multi-task and set priorities.
  • Must have effective interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written; negotiation skills; being flexible and diplomatic while following policies and procedures; sound judgment and decision making abilities based on analysis and experience; work with very minimal supervision in a proactive style; team player with the ability to train others and work effectively with all levels of bank staff; quick learner and adapts easily to changing circumstances.

Compensation:

DOE

How to Apply:

Apply Here.

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Chief Operating Officer Pathfinder Services, Inc
Huntington, IN
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: August 10, 2017

Background:

Pathfinder Services was founded in 1966 as the Huntington Association for Mentally Retarded Children to meet the needs of children and adults with enduring physical and intellectual disabilities in Huntington, Indiana. We have since grown into a $20 million dollar comprehensive human and community development organization offering services in education, employment, affordable housing, and community integration that enhance self-reliance and inclusion of people in the community where they live. What makes our organization unique is that we combine human services with community development planning to raise the quality of life of the community. We serve over 4000 people, primarily in Northeast Indiana, through the caring hands of more than 475 employees and over 200 volunteers.

Pathfinder’s mission is advanced through the following services:

  • Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center: Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center, the community development division, was created in 1997. Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center provides comprehensive services to prospective homebuyers including: homebuyer education and counseling, financial coaching, loan packaging and loan brokering. Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center focuses on developing Indiana residents into sustainable home owners
  • Pathfinder Community Supports: The supports began impacting the quality of clients’ lives in 1966. These services provide 300 residents in 5 counties in Indiana with group homes, supported independent living, community integration/day services including pre-vocational and activity based, respite care, family caregiver supports, personal assistance and care, client transportation, teen programs, and person-centered planning.
  • Pathfinder Kids Kampus including Early Head Start (EHS): Created in 1990, Kids Kampus provides an integrated early education and child development center for all children in Huntington County. The early education division engages in partnerships to provide support to families, and focuses on the whole child, serving 300 children in 2016 through EHS, licensed child care, before- and after-school care, pre-school including the On My Way Pre-K services, access to a licensed nurse for sick care and other medical needs of children, and family health education. Collaborative efforts and resources are shared with other community human services agencies throughout Huntington County.
  • Early Head Start (EHS): EHS is a federally funded program that provides family focused early intervention and free child care for 76 income eligible children, ages 0-3, in Huntington County at any given time. EHS welcomes all children, including those with disabilities. Working closely with First Steps, EHS identifies, assesses, and provides services to children of all ability levels.
  • Pathfinder Resource Connection: Resource Connection, the employment division, began in 1987 and specializes in assisting people with disabilities, and others, in finding and retaining employment. Specific assistance is provided to job seekers, and additional training, as needed, is provided once the individual is hired.
  • Pathfinder OutSource Manufacturing: Pathfinder OutSource Manufacturing partners with companies both regionally and nationally to provide specialty solutions. The department’s capabilities include skin packing, die cutting, bag sealing, vinyl heat sealing, riveting, paper cutting and folding subassembly, light manufacturing, and product fulfillment. For people with varying abilities, this service enables workforces to maximize their productivity through innovative fixtures, templates, machinery, proofing, skill development, and high standard quality control, meeting ISO standards. Commercial customers benefit from this through consistent quality products, just in time delivery, and cost savings.
  • Amramp: Pathfinder Services owns two Amramp franchise locations covering the lion’s share of Indiana. With a long history of building and installing wheelchair ramps, Amramp is providing accessibility products for people struggling with accessibility barriers. Amramp’s products help clients improve the quality of their lives, maintain their independence, and preserve their dignity while safely aging in place. A dedicated staff of caring individuals are experts in providing safe accessibility solutions. Amramp steel ramp systems help people get in and out of their homes for doctor appointments, weddings, graduations, holidays, vacations and other special events. The ramps can be rented or purchased. Headquartered in Huntington, IN, Pathfinder has an operating budget of $20 million and a staff of 475.

Position Summary:

The newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) reports to the President/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In partnership with the CEO, s/he will foster a culture of premier customer service, communication, and collaboration by overseeing and managing the overall processes and personnel of the operational functions of the organization, which includes development and marketing functions. S/he will directly supervise 4 Divisional Managers, including the Senior Director of Community Supports, Senior Director of Business Development, Director of Home Ownership Center, and Director of Development. 

Responsibilities:

The COO is expected to:

  • Partner with the CEO in developing strategic, financial, and business plans
  • Execute initiatives of the organization’s strategic plan
  • Lead Pathfinder in establishing, implementing, and monitoring all strategies regarding the activities and outcomes of all departments under his/her purview
  • Work closely with the CEO to monitor the departments’ goal achievement
  • Continuously evaluate organizational performance through analyzing and interpreting external and internal business trends, data and metrics, and make recommendations to the CEO for business model changes
  • Utilizing knowledge gained from analyzing external industry and business trends, evaluate both community and customer needs and wants to determine new or expanding service and community initiatives for Pathfinder Services to undertake
  • Model and lead Pathfinder’s commitment to courteous, professional service to internal and external customers • Advance a situational leadership style with transformational leadership expertise
  • Streamline operations, and ensure that all team members are looking for ways to systematize the business to increase efficiency and business profitability
  • Provide servant leadership to senior leaders and their teams that encourages dedication, maximum performance, and retention of talented employees
  • Ensure the organization continues to meet all federal, state, and other agency requirements related to the delivery of services to the Pathfinder population
  • Ensure the organization meets all funding requirements, including federal, state, grant, or individual donor-restricted funding
  • Participate in community events and opportunities as requested to promote Pathfinder Services • Create and foster effective, lasting relationships with community and business partners/vendors

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • The ability to inspire higher performance and engagement in fulfilled employees
  • Strong leadership with exceptional management skills, a team building approach and a willingness to create transformative change
  • Experience in and understanding of organizational development, and problem solving in a rapidly changing, complex environment
  • Demonstrated competency and experience in organizational management, culture, strategy, supervision and leadership
  • Emotional intelligence to maintain a culture of passionate service
  • Entrepreneurial expertise with an understanding of nonprofit and for-profit business
  • Business acumen and experience with administrative and fiscal management
  • Financial reporting capabilities which include interpreting financial statements, budgeting, and cash management
  • Experience in HR frameworks, financial management, marketing, and operations
  • Strong general IT infrastructure knowledge
  • Strong human capital management knowledge
  • Related compliance knowledge
  • Strong communication and public presentation skills
  • At least 5 years’ management experience in a comparable organization
  • 5 to 10 years of business management experience across a range of business disciplines, preferably in human service delivery to persons with disabilities and/or comprehensive community development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related discipline, MBA preferred

Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package.

How to Apply:

To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  Pathfinder@raffa.com  (e-mail applications are required). 

For other inquiries contact:

Taney Hamill, Senior Consultant 
Raffa PC, 1899 L Street, NW, 8th Floor 
Washington, DC 20036 
thamill@raffa.com

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Director, Western Region Low Income Investment Fund
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: August 3, 2017

Background:

Low Income Investment Fund is a non-profit community development financial institution, with headquarters in San Francisco and offices in Los Angeles, Washington DC and New York City. LIIF builds healthy communities by bridging the gap between private capital markets and low-income neighborhoods. LIIF is a steward for capital invested in affordable housing, childcare, job-training programs, education and other community initiatives.

Position Summary:

Working under the direction of the SVP, National Markets and Capital Solutions (SVP), the Director is the leader of LIIF’s activities in the Western Region (Market). The Director is accountable for positioning LIIF as a leader in the Market, particularly in the Bay Area, LIIF’s headquarters. The Director is also accountable for lending operating performance for the Market. This includes achieving expected financial outcomes for these operations as developed in LIIF’s strategic plan, annual work plans and budgets. The Director’s duties include:

  • Primary responsibility for creating and maintaining broad and deep relationships with developers of affordable housing, educational facilities and health care facilities and with other financial services providers; consultants; equity providers; local government agencies and public officials; technical assistance providers; and other stakeholders involved in Community Development work in the Market.
  • Assessing on an ongoing basis business development feasibility of designated geographic areas that may not currently have significant LIIF presence and/or would require development by the Director as new markets for LIIF. At present those areas include the Pacific Northwest and Colorado.
  • Ensuring efficient and productive lending operations for the region, which includes communication and cooperation with the Chief Credit Officer (CCO) and with the leadership of the asset management staff to ensure sound risk and asset management practices. In California, this also includes interacting with CA-based child care programs.
  • Support of the Executive Team, SVP and VP, Strategic Initiatives and Programs (VP Programs) as needed in the development and execution of new programs and initiatives as well as replicating successful initiatives across geographies.

Responsibilities:

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

The Director reports directly to the SVP. She/he has direct supervisory responsibility for Western Region lending staff. Current staff reporting to this position includes a Loan Officer, the Market lending activities of LIIF’s national charter school lending position, an Initiative Officer (LA THRIVES) and a part time administrative assistant supporting the Los Angeles office; the position also requires coordination of efforts and resources with Director, National Lending Initiatives, who has certain responsibilities in the Market. Additionally, on a project-by-project basis, the Director supervises Loan Officers based in other regions and Credit Associates - for transactions in the Market or for relationships managed by the Market - to provide underwriting assistance and guidance. Regular and complete communication with both the staff and SVP are essential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Director is responsible for implementing the strategic direction and lending activities within the Market. The Director, in consultation with the SVP, develops and manages a market coverage plan for the Market.

Marketing and Business Development/Fundraising:

The Director, working with the loan officer team and supported by LIIF’s Strategy, Development and Public Affairs staff, leads business development efforts within the Market. The Director is responsible, directly and through the loan officer team, for developing and maintaining relationships with key community development stakeholders, including government officials, policy makers, customers, funders, and others. In some cases, the point person on these relationships may be the CEO, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer (COO), or SVP, in which case the Director will coordinate with them and provide support as needed. The Director may also be responsible for fundraising for LIIF within the Market.

Business/Lending Management:

The Director is accountable for loan origination activities, including oversight of originating, structuring, underwriting and closing transactions. The Director is also responsible for the hiring and performance management of the direct report(s), as well as continuing staff development and training, all done in close coordination with Human Resources, the SVP and the COO.

Financial Accountability:

The Director is fully accountable for the operating results of LIIF’s lending program initiatives within the Market. This includes bottom line performance, lending net income, self-sufficiency, and volume goals, including New Markets Tax Credit goals; direct expense management; and goals for the Market contained in the SVP’s work plan and relevant goals within LIIFs strategic plan.

Program Management and Development:

The Director, in coordination with VP Programs, is directly responsible for managing assigned program activity in the Market and nationally (as applicable), with the exception of Child Care, with which the Director will closely coordinate efforts. The Director may also be asked to assist the Executive Team, SVP and VP Programs in the development and execution of new programs and initiatives. The Director may also be asked to replicate successful programs from other regions.

New Loan Product Development:

The Director, working with the SVP, CCO and COO, assists in the creation of new loan products and assists the lending staff in designing, testing and implementing new loan products. New product development is intended to provide additional services to the community development field and to innovate as the needs of the field change.

Credit and Risk Management:

The Director and SVP are required to work closely with the CCO and leadership of the asset management team to maintain portfolio quality and manage troubled assets within the Market.

Policy:

Working with the Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs and the Executive Vice President of Strategy, Development and Public Affairs, the Director may provide direction, input, guidance and support on local, state and national legislative and policy initiatives relating to LIIF’s lending and program activities.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Additional duties as assigned

Requirements:

SKILLS REQUIRED

The ideal candidate for this position will have these key qualifications:

  • Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in the community development and/or lending field
  • Prior experience managing staff
  • Strong marketing, organizing and time-management skills
  • Excellent skills in managing multiple tasks requiring strong attention to details
  • Self-motivation, dedication, and flexibility

EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Educational background should include degree work in a relevant area of study such as real estate, urban planning, business administration or finance. An advanced degree in business administration, finance, real estate, community or economic development, is helpful, although does not replace the need for career experience in this position. In addition, the position requires a high degree of self-motivation, dedication, creativity, and perseverance; flexibility with time and willingness to accept a demanding (and personally satisfying) position. Excellent teamwork and strong time management skills are essential.

Compensation:

Expected: $150,000 to $165,000

How to Apply:

http://www.liifund.org/about-liif/careers/

Collector - Wholesale / Business-to-business Alliance HealthCare Services
Irvine, CA
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: August 2, 2017

Background:

At Alliance HealthCare Services, our focus is on transforming the customer and patient experience. Vital to our success are the Corporate Team Members who collaborate with clinical, operational, and sales teams in the field. We focus on delivering improved processes, innovative new services, and business solutions that differentiate and advance our comprehensive clinical services—always with our patients' and customers' needs in mind.

Position Summary:

The Collector III drives collected cash that directly impact regional and corporate A/R aging buckets and adjustments to revenue, bad debt expense and DSO (Days Sales Outstanding) for 350-500 customer accounts. Responsible for contacting customers regarding past due balances, researching and resolving billing disputes inclusive of preparation of billing adjustments. Prepares and relays account information to regional management weekly, and on monthly bad debt conference calls. The Collector III is responsible informing the A/R Manager and/or Director, Wholesale Billing & Collections for accounts that are in need of escalation. The CollectorIII maintains and/or repairs customer relationships and communicates with internal customers on a regular basis.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contacts customers with balances of approximately 15 or more days past due. Communicates via telephone, email, and fax. Documents in Great Plains the progress and results. Team Member is expected to contact approximately 50 + accounts per day.
  • Researches and resolves disputed balances, short paid balances, and open credit balances. This includes preparation of billing adjustments and refund requests.
  • Reviews aging reports on a weekly basis
  • Communicates account information to regional team members and Wholesale A/R Manager. This may include preparation of formal and informal reports
  • Assists other collectors with workload, as requested and as time permits.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate's Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in collections, preferably commercial experience required.
  • Experience working in moderate to high volume (50+ daily contacts to past due customers).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience with Great Plains software systems.

A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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Compensation:

19-21/hr

How to Apply:

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/4shvjzyqtjkhbq7v

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