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Grants Manager Craft3
Portland, OR
Job Function: Grant Writer
Posted: October 8, 2019

Background:

Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience throughout Oregon and Washington communities. We do this by providing loans to entrepreneurs, nonprofits, individuals, including those without access to traditional financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, professional connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at www.craft3.org.

Position Summary:

Craft3’s Development business unit cultivates and manages financial partnerships with mission-driven philanthropic and religious organizations, banks and non-bank corporations, local, state and federal government agencies, and individuals. Through these relationships, we identify and raise financial resources that support our lending activities, in the form of operating and capital grants and loans. Development also leads on off-balance sheet capitalization through New Markets Tax Credits and fund management contracts. Two staff (Development Director and Grants Manager) are supported by a Development Team that also includes the President and CEO, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, Innovation and Evaluation Center Manager, and External Affairs Manager. Development staff also work closely with the Compliance Team to support management of responsibilities under grant and loan agreements and contracts.

POSITION PURPOSE
The Grants Manager is responsible for developing and driving the cost-effective implementation of grant fundraising strategies that achieve and advance the overall resource development goals for Craft3. Duties include the identification of grant opportunities from diverse financial partners (foundations, government agencies, banks and other corporations), development of grant proposals, cultivation and management of grantor relationships, and reporting on deliverables of grant and investment agreements. This position will have an annual fundraising goal to support revenue generation for the company. The Grants Manager works closely with the Development Director, the Development Team, the Compliance Team, and other business unit leaders and subject matter experts across the company to maintain a diverse and stable funding base for Craft3’s work.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following and are not intended to be all-inclusive. Craft3 reserves the right to change, add or delete responsibilities and duties as seen fit. An employee’s specific job duties, priorities, and performance expectations are detailed in his/her individual performance plan.

Development, Funders, Research and Analysis
• Develop and lead the implementation of Craft3’s grant fundraising strategy
• Identify and champion diverse grant funding opportunities and prospects in alignment with organizational mission and strategy.
• Lead the preparation of operating and loan capital grant applications from diverse funders, including foundations, governments, and banks and other corporations through writing, research, data analysis and communication with grantors.
• Achieve or exceed annual fundraising goals to meet budgeted grant-related revenue projections.
• Lead fundraising meetings/calls with existing and prospective grantors to maintain and increase financial support; may require periodic regional travel.
• Lead due diligence meetings/calls during grantor review processes; deliver documentation and responses to grantor inquiries, often involving consultation with various departments.
• Organize and deliver closing documentation to grantors.
• Manage award negotiations for approved grants, as applicable.
• Coordinate and oversee grantor site visits, as needed.
• Lead the development of interim and final reports on grants and investments, including the coordination with and delegation to the Compliance Team, sector and place leads, and department heads to obtain data and other content, and the analysis of financial, portfolio, and impact data, to support report completion.
• Actively participate in Development Team meetings, present grant opportunities, certain reports and discussion topics, and manage grant-related tasks and action items assigned to team members.

Requirements:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Graduate work in community development, city and regional planning or urban and environmental planning, public policy, or finance preferred. A minimum of five years relevant work experience in fundraising or resource development activities with successful track record is required. Broad experience and relationships in philanthropic, corporate and government funding segments preferred. Additional work experience at a CDFI or nonprofit loan fund or in economic/ community development, nonprofit management and/or community development finance a plus. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for formal education.

Compensation:

Craft3 offers a competitive salary range of $63,000-$96,000/annually, based on experience and skills, as well as an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life/AD&D, LTD/STD insurance, paid sick and vacation leave, volunteer time off, wellness program, transportation, flexible schedule, and 403B Retirement savings plan with employer match.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.Craft3.org/Careers/jobs and include:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Professional Writing Sample: Grant Proposal written the last five (5) years where you were the primary author, no more than ten (10) pages, pdf format. Redactions accepted if there are confidentiality concerns.

Application Deadline: November 10, 2019

For more information about Craft3 and our Benefits visit our website at: www.Craft3.org/Careers/benefits

Craft3 is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Grants Manager Craft3
Astoria, OR
Job Function: Grant Writer
Posted: October 8, 2019

Background:

Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience throughout Oregon and Washington communities. We do this by providing loans to entrepreneurs, nonprofits, individuals, including those without access to traditional financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, professional connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at www.craft3.org.

Position Summary:

Craft3’s Development business unit cultivates and manages financial partnerships with mission-driven philanthropic and religious organizations, banks and non-bank corporations, local, state and federal government agencies, and individuals. Through these relationships, we identify and raise financial resources that support our lending activities, in the form of operating and capital grants and loans. Development also leads on off-balance sheet capitalization through New Markets Tax Credits and fund management contracts. Two staff (Development Director and Grants Manager) are supported by a Development Team that also includes the President and CEO, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, Innovation and Evaluation Center Manager, and External Affairs Manager. Development staff also work closely with the Compliance Team to support management of responsibilities under grant and loan agreements and contracts.

POSITION PURPOSE
The Grants Manager is responsible for developing and driving the cost-effective implementation of grant fundraising strategies that achieve and advance the overall resource development goals for Craft3. Duties include the identification of grant opportunities from diverse financial partners (foundations, government agencies, banks and other corporations), development of grant proposals, cultivation and management of grantor relationships, and reporting on deliverables of grant and investment agreements. This position will have an annual fundraising goal to support revenue generation for the company. The Grants Manager works closely with the Development Director, the Development Team, the Compliance Team, and other business unit leaders and subject matter experts across the company to maintain a diverse and stable funding base for Craft3’s work.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following and are not intended to be all-inclusive. Craft3 reserves the right to change, add or delete responsibilities and duties as seen fit. An employee’s specific job duties, priorities, and performance expectations are detailed in his/her individual performance plan.

Development, Funders, Research and Analysis
• Develop and lead the implementation of Craft3’s grant fundraising strategy
• Identify and champion diverse grant funding opportunities and prospects in alignment with organizational mission and strategy.
• Lead the preparation of operating and loan capital grant applications from diverse funders, including foundations, governments, and banks and other corporations through writing, research, data analysis and communication with grantors.
• Achieve or exceed annual fundraising goals to meet budgeted grant-related revenue projections.
• Lead fundraising meetings/calls with existing and prospective grantors to maintain and increase financial support; may require periodic regional travel.
• Lead due diligence meetings/calls during grantor review processes; deliver documentation and responses to grantor inquiries, often involving consultation with various departments.
• Organize and deliver closing documentation to grantors.
• Manage award negotiations for approved grants, as applicable.
• Coordinate and oversee grantor site visits, as needed.
• Lead the development of interim and final reports on grants and investments, including the coordination with and delegation to the Compliance Team, sector and place leads, and department heads to obtain data and other content, and the analysis of financial, portfolio, and impact data, to support report completion.
• Actively participate in Development Team meetings, present grant opportunities, certain reports and discussion topics, and manage grant-related tasks and action items assigned to team members.

Requirements:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Graduate work in community development, city and regional planning or urban and environmental planning, public policy, or finance preferred. A minimum of five years relevant work experience in fundraising or resource development activities with successful track record is required. Broad experience and relationships in philanthropic, corporate and government funding segments preferred. Additional work experience at a CDFI or nonprofit loan fund or in economic/ community development, nonprofit management and/or community development finance a plus. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for formal education.

Compensation:

Craft3 offers a competitive salary range of $63,000-$96,000/annually, based on experience and skills, as well as an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life/AD&D, LTD/STD insurance, paid sick and vacation leave, volunteer time off, wellness program, transportation, flexible schedule, and 403B Retirement savings plan with employer match.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.Craft3.org/Careers/jobs and include:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Professional Writing Sample: Grant Proposal written the last five (5) years where you were the primary author, no more than ten (10) pages, pdf format. Redactions accepted if there are confidentiality concerns.

Application Deadline: November 10, 2019

For more information about Craft3 and our Benefits visit our website at: www.Craft3.org/Careers/benefits

Craft3 is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Rural Development Specialist – Housing RCAC
West Sacramento, CA
Job Function: Other
Posted: October 7, 2019

Background:

Organization
Founded in 1978, RCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so low-income rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. Our dedicated staff and active board work to make our vision of vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities a reality across the West.

Housing Department
The housing department provides technical support to local organizations working in a variety of housing programs.
• The Development Solutions program works with organizations that develop and manage multifamily rental housing.
• The Homeownership Solutions program supports a network of approximately 50 self-help housing agencies,
• The Housing Counseling program is a HUD intermediary for 20 groups.

Position Summary:

Position Description:
The Rural Development Specialist (RDS) will primarily work with other nonprofit housing organizations and other entities, such as local and Tribal governments, to assess market needs, facilitate program/project planning, identify operating and project development resources, and provide support in program and project management.

Responsibilities:

 Work with local partners to identify organizational and programmatic strengths and weaknesses and conduct compliance reviews
 Develop detailed work plans and follow-up to ensure work is completed
 Deliver direct technical assistance and services to local partners, and coordinate with other RCAC staff as needed
 Maintain good communications with funding agencies and secure necessary concurrence for work
 Deliver technical training directly to local partners, and at various conferences, institutes, and workshops and via webinars
 Participate in rural development networks and associations
 Remain current on applicable government regulations and policies; comment on the impact of proposed regulations and policies
 Prepare written reports, document activities, respond to inquiries and assignments within short time frames

Requirements:

 Knowledge of government housing programs and regulations
 Project management and housing finance experience
 Program development and grant writing
 Ability to manage meetings and deliver training
 Proficiency with personal computers, including cloud computing and Microsoft Office
 High level of customer service skills and a commitment to rural communities
 Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize multiple tasks
 Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deliverables
 Effective listening and communication skills, both verbally and in writing

Compensation:

$55,563 - $64,752

How to Apply:

Please visit www.rcac.org/careers/ to view the full job description and application.

Portfolio Loan Assistant Capital Impact Partners
Arlington, VA
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 7, 2019

Background:

Capital Impact Partners, headquartered in Arlington, VA, operates nationally, with local offices in Detroit, MI, New York, NY, and Oakland, CA. For over 40 years, Capital Impact Partners has been a not-for-profit mission driven lender that has supported the development of low-income underserved communities nationwide, focusing in five key sectors - healthcare, education, healthy foods, housing and aging. Capital Impact is also supporting the redevelopment of Detroit through multiple partnerships with banks and foundations.

Position Summary:

Capital Impact Partners seeks a Portfolio Loan Assistant is responsible for providing on-going support and assistance specifically to Portfolio Loan Officers (PLO) on the Portfolio & Asset Management Team.

Responsibilities:

Monitor covenant reports, contact and follow up with customers regarding delinquent reporting items
Collect reporting items from customers (including collecting and reviewing delinquent insurance certificates from borrowers)
Forward collected covenant items to covenant mailbox for imaging
Check the Process Manager to ensure that collected covenants have been satisfied, locating documents and financial statements in the imaging system
Responsible for assisting with providing reporting information to the Reporting & Compliance Team
Respond to PLO and manager requests for information
Track, review and collection of covenant items, including insurance
Spread interim and annual financial statements in spreading system
Update spreadsheets and reports

Requirements:

Minimum of 1 year of administrative experience preferably with a Community Development Financial Institution or commercial lending institution
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related major a plus
Strong verbal, written and organizational skills, detail-oriented and a self-starter
Able to work in a team atmosphere where his or her manager may not work in the same office
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and related willingness to learn specific software programs

Compensation:

$47,000 - $55,000

How to Apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

Staff Accountant Capital Impact Partners
Arlington, VA
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: October 7, 2019

Background:

Capital Impact Partners, headquartered in Arlington, VA, operates nationally, with local offices in Detroit, MI, New York, NY, and Oakland, CA. For over 40 years, Capital Impact Partners has been a not-for-profit mission driven lender that has supported the development of low-income underserved communities nationwide, focusing in five key sectors - healthcare, education, healthy foods, housing and aging. Capital Impact is also supporting the redevelopment of Detroit through multiple partnerships with banks and foundations.

Position Summary:

Capital Impact Partners seeks a Staff Accountant who will support critical Accounting functions at Capital Impact Partners including, but not limited to Audit, Tax, Financial Reporting, Budget, Forecast and due diligence of Accounting Pronouncements. These tasks will include production and analysis of reports, schedules and/or datasets in a timely and accurate manner. The position will report to the Manager, Financial Reporting.

Responsibilities:

Accounting, Audit and Tax:

Prepare monthly financial statements for consolidated Capital Impact and each subsidiary Includes report generation and analysis
Support monthly financial reporting including but not limited to preparing various schedules: general ledger trial balance, account reconciliation status, business unit financial reports and monthly close calendar
Prepare audit schedules and footnotes as assigned; annual tax schedules utilizing final audit data
Support audit project management to ensure the timely completion of prepared by client (PBC) documents and any follow up requests. Assume the responsibility of compiling and maintaining, the daily open items list from the auditors and assign items to Finance members

Budget and Forecasting:

Support annual budget process including but not limited to consolidation of budget inputs, loading approved budget into general ledger and summary reporting
Support forecast process including but not limited to consolidation of inputs from business units and summary reporting

Due Diligence of Upcoming Accounting Pronouncements:

Monitor new accounting pronouncements and evaluate the impacts to Capital Impact; including but not limited to preparing example journal entries, footnote schedules and/or disclosures and timing of impact.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 2 years of experience in an accounting position; within the financial services or nonprofit industries preferred. 1+ years in public accounting
Advanced user of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Hands on experience with Blackbaud is a plus
Proven fast learning capability
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Resourceful and demonstrates accountability; creative and assertive thinker
A clear understanding of a financial institution’s accounting department
Ability to foster trust, credibility, and cohesive teamwork
Keen, analytical, collaborative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced working environment

Compensation:

$55,000 - $65,000

How to Apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

Senior Staff Accountant Capital Impact Partners
Arlington, VA
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: October 7, 2019

Background:

Capital Impact Partners, headquartered in Arlington, VA, operates nationally, with local offices in Detroit, MI, New York, NY, and Oakland, CA. For over 40 years, Capital Impact Partners has been a not-for-profit mission driven lender that has supported the development of low-income underserved communities nationwide, focusing in five key sectors - healthcare, education, healthy foods, housing and aging. Capital Impact is also supporting the redevelopment of Detroit through multiple partnerships with banks and foundations.

Position Summary:

The Senior Staff Accountant will report to the Director, Accounting Services and will assist with reviewing a spending budget which will be submitted with the grant proposal. After a grant has been awarded, the Senior Staff Accountant’s role changes to accounting for these grant funds to ensure that they are spent according to the guidelines established in the respective agreements.

Capital Impact Partners also makes various types of investments. This position is responsible for all aspects of collecting data, analyzing, accounting, reporting and reconciling these investments.

Responsibilities:

Grant Accounting and Analysis:
Assist in reviewing grant agreements; specifically grant reporting requirements and revenue recognition treatment
Track and monitor grant initiatives to assure that funds are expended according to grant requirements.
Review invoices and expense reimbursement requests funded by grants
Serve as a resource for grant related inquiries regarding coding, time and attendance and overall spending capacity
Generate periodic grant reports for internal and external parties
Assist in the generation of annual single audit and address related audit questions

Investment Accounting and Analysis:
Analyze investments (short-term treasuries, mortgage-backed securities (MBS), and mission-related) activity
Prepare and record journal entries for cash and investment activity (ie. Innovative Investment Portfolio, MBS, Mission-related investments, Treasury Direct and National Housing Program)

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
Minimum of 4 years of experience in an accounting position; within the financial services or nonprofit industries preferred
Previous experience working with Single Audit (A-133) including generation of the SEFA schedule
Keen, analytical, collaborative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced working environment
Time management and organizational skills needed along with good communication skills
Resourceful and demonstrates accountability
Internal customer service mentality
A clear understanding of a financial institution’s accounting department
Ability to foster trust, credibility, and cohesive teamwork
Comfortable in a collaborative, consensus-based, rather than a culture of working in a “silo”

Compensation:

$70,000 - $85,000

How to Apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

SENIOR DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC LENDING INITIATIVES Capital Impact Partners
Oakland, CA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: October 7, 2019

Background:

Tenacity. Bravery. Creativity. Inclusivity. These core values serve as the foundation of the work that Capital Impact Partners (Capital Impact) does each and every day, putting money to work in creative ways to achieve powerful outcomes in communities nationwide.

Over the last 35 years, Capital Impact has deployed over $2.7B to serve 5M people and create more than 38,000 jobs in sectors critical to building equitable communities. This work is done in service to our mission of helping people build communities of opportunity that break barriers to success. With a team of almost 100 and headquartered in Arlington, VA, Capital Impact operates nationally, with local offices in Oakland, CA, New York, NY, and Detroit, MI. We are a non-profit mission-driven lender and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that has supported the development of low-income underserved communities nationwide, delivering strategic financing, social innovation programs, and capacity building in five key sectors - health care, education, healthy foods, housing and aging. Capital Impact is also supporting the redevelopment of Detroit through multiple partnerships with banks and foundations.

Capital Impact’s mission is to deliver both capital and commitment to help people build communities of opportunity that break barriers to success. Capital Impact accomplishes this through a dynamic, agile approach that includes strategic lending, investments in social enterprises, and innovative program incubation primarily focused on four programmatic areas:
• Address Systemic Poverty: Effect systemic change at scale – from social systems to government programs – so that all people have paths out of poverty
• Create Equity: Support equitable access to quality services and economic opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, income or geography
• Build Healthy Communities: Foster connections and social supports that strengthen the links between health, education, housing and opportunity that help people and communities thrive together
• Promote Inclusive Growth: Build diverse, mixed-income communities that promote economic mobility and empower individuals to break the barriers to success.

Utilizing strong community partnerships and sound risk management practices, Capital Impact has consistently demonstrated its ability to deliver social impact and strong financial performance. Through this work, Capital Impact strives to address key social and economic justice issues as a means to create equity, build healthy communities, promote inclusive growth, and address systemic poverty. The organization is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of industry leaders representing a variety of sectors, including housing, education, health care and community development. For more information on our work, please visit our website and watch this video.

Capital Impact celebrates the diversity of our nation and community, and we seek to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that same vision, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our work and this mission. We encourage individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position, and we do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Strategic Lending Initiatives (SDSLI) will strengthen our Lending Team by identifying, pursuing, leading and implementing strategic lending initiatives to enhance the Lending Group’s work. The SDSLI will build Capital Impact’s leadership in the CDFI industry and impact investing fields by ensuring that we proactively pursue emerging opportunities that deepen Capital Impact’s impact in uprooting social and economic barriers facing low-income populations, building partnerships, pursuing thought leadership opportunities, and staying abreast of trends. The role builds upon a solid understanding of Capital Impact’s position, internal processes, strengths and a track record of the successful implementation of new lending initiatives.

In this role, you will:
Lead the design and development of new lending initiatives and loan products
• Drive opportunities for strategic lending growth while aligning resources to specific target markets and sectors through leadership of the development and implementation of strategic lending initiatives related to Capital Impact’s theory of change, including capital development program design, internal capacity building, stakeholder relationship management, etc.
• Lead and facilitate the development of lending products that respond to community needs while increasing Capital Impact’s brand presence and market for products in its defined geographies.
• Incorporate sector knowledge into those products through coordination of direct staff with subject-matter responsibilities and contractors for research.
• Be accountable to the Lending Initiative Steering Committee members as well as other internal staff as required.

Build and maintain a strong network of partners for strategic lending initiatives and increase Capital Impact’s visibility
• Working with key leadership staff, cultivate strong relationships with our existing network of partners and identify new partners with whom to collaborate (including state and local agencies, foundations, impact investors, banks, community organizations, thought leaders and others).
• Represent Capital Impact in public forums across markets and present a comprehensive view of Capital Impact and what we do.

Lead lending strategy planning process
• Coordinate the annual planning process, define priorities, tactical plans and deployment strategies for lending activities and all new lending initiatives.
• Develop strategies in conjunction with, and lead the Lending Team’s delivery of content to the internally-designated lead project manager for written applications submitted to secure funding for new lending initiatives, including state, local grant and subsidy funding, program-related investments, grant funding from foundations and other funding/financing partners that support activities within Capital Impact’s target markets and major federal funding sources through the CDFI Fund (e.g., FA, HFFI, NMTC, Bond Guarantee Program), federal Department of Education, etc. and review final applications to ensure consistency with lending strategy.

Design innovative lending solutions
• Identify opportunities to use funding solutions within and adjacent to core sectors and geographies, grounded in research on critical barriers to economic and social mobility facing low-income populations and created by changes in public policy, financial markets, demographics, or other factors.
• Work closely with internal sector and market experts and external partners to identity capital gaps and opportunities for Capital Impact to grow its lending activities.

Responsibilities:

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Requirements:

Candidate profile and Qualifications
As the incoming Senior Director, Strategic Lending Initiatives, you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited University or equivalent experience is required; an advanced degree in business, policy, or a related field is preferred
• 12+ years of lending experience; strong preference for experience in the CDFI industry and/or real estate lending experience;
• Experience blending different sources of capital for a lending outcome is preferred
• Knowledge of community development finance (secured real estate) as a lender and the ability to identify emerging opportunities with strategic relevance to Capital Impact lending initiatives;
• Strong project management and relationship management skills; high level of competency to handle multiple projects and relationships and manage progress; very organized, detail-oriented and customer service oriented;
• Demonstrated success managing a small team, preferably in a matrixed environment
• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong negotiation and research skills;
• Exemplary work ethic; experience working across different disciplines; ability to work both independently and within a team structure; problem solver; resourceful and team player;
• Proficiency with Social Media platforms, Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Google Suite, Moody’s Lending Cloud and other related systems

Compensation:

Capital Impact offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. Please visit our Careers page for more information about working at Capital Impact.

How to Apply:

Capital Impact has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume, addressed to Diane Borradaile, here. All inquiries should be directed to Koya Leadership Partners.

ABOUT KOYA LEADERSHIP PARTNERS
Koya Leadership Partners is a national retained executive search and human capital consulting firm that works exclusively with mission-driven organizations, institutions of higher education and social enterprises. We deliver measurable results, finding exceptionally talented people who truly fit the unique culture of our client organizations and ensuring that organizations have the resources and strategies to support them. For more information, visit www.koyapartners.com.

Regional Field Manager (ID, NV & UT) Rural Community Assistance Corporation
West Sacramento, CA
Job Function: Project Management
Posted: October 4, 2019

Background:

Organization
Founded in 1978, RCAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so low-income rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. Our dedicated staff and active board work to make our vision of vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities a reality across the West.

Community and Environment Department
RCAC’s comprehensive community and economic development services support rural communities to create a vision, set goals and implement an action plan for community development projects. We work with rural water, wastewater and solid waste systems to make them sustainable. We also work with small systems’ boards of directors and staff to make sure they comply with state and federal regulations, and understand system finances and operations. Outcomes of RCAC’s work include: system regulatory compliance; access to resources for capital improvement projects; and board and staff capacity building in technical, financial and managerial best practices.

Position Summary:

Position Description
The Regional Field Manager (RM) supervises, supports, and coordinates field staff and their activities for the successful delivery of RCAC services to communities. The RM manages relationships with funders and conducts outreach to philanthropic partners and state and federal agencies to maintain positive working relationships. Other major responsibilities include working with Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) and other regional managers to determine appropriate programs and level of effort required within region; optimizing service delivery and program growth; providing quality control and oversight of activities in the region; and exercising sound judgment both in independent and collaborative decision making.

Responsibilities:

Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as part of the annual evaluation process. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Supervise 5-10 staff as assigned
• Coordinate and provide quality control for field activities within the region
• Manage relationships with state and federal agencies serving region
• Develop and execute action plans to implement major grant programs in region
• Promote and facilitate partnerships to maximize limited resources
• Collaborate with management team to set annual goals and priorities for the department
• Fundraise as necessary and manage relationships with current and potential funders
• Prepare activity and outcome reports as required
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Skills and Qualifications
• Ability to manage, coach, and train staff utilizing a facilitative leadership approach
• Facilitation, mediation and meeting management skills
• Familiarity with rural and tribal community culture and social norms
• Ability to troubleshoot, innovate and problem-solve
• Proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft Office
• Ability to complete administrative and reporting requirements on time
• Ability to listen and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
• Ability to work independently and in team environments, and to effectively prioritize multiple tasks

Physical Job Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work performed in an office requires ability to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment, including telephone. Use may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy (4 or more hours per day)

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to finger; handle; feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

This position also requires moderate (up to 2 days per month) to heavy (up to 10 days per month) automobile and airline travel, including overnight travel.

Preferred Education and Experience:
A combination of experience and education is necessary to qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination may include:

Experience:
Seven (7) years of any combination of applicable experience in environmental policy management, water, wastewater or solid waste facilities development, operations or planning (education may be substituted for experience).

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree (additional qualifying experience may be substituted).

Special Requirements:

Operator certification in water/wastewater desired. Utility management experience is a plus.

Possession of a valid drivers' license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements of RCAC corporate liability policy will be required when traveling for business purposes.

Compensation:

$74,460 to $85008 annually

How to Apply:

Please visit www.rcac.org/careers to apply online.

Regional Field Manager (AK, OR & WA) Rural Community Assistance Corporation
West Sacramento, CA
Job Function: Project Management
Posted: October 4, 2019

Background:

Organization
Founded in 1978, RCAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so low-income rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. Our dedicated staff and active board work to make our vision of vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities a reality across the West.

Community and Environment Department
RCAC’s comprehensive community and economic development services support rural communities to create a vision, set goals and implement an action plan for community development projects. We work with rural water, wastewater and solid waste systems to make them sustainable. We also work with small systems’ boards of directors and staff to make sure they comply with state and federal regulations, and understand system finances and operations. Outcomes of RCAC’s work include: system regulatory compliance; access to resources for capital improvement projects; and board and staff capacity building in technical, financial and managerial best practices.

Position Summary:

Position Description
The Regional Field Manager (RM) supervises, supports, and coordinates field staff and their activities for the successful delivery of RCAC services to communities. The RM manages relationships with funders and conducts outreach to philanthropic partners and state and federal agencies to maintain positive working relationships. Other major responsibilities include working with Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) and other regional managers to determine appropriate programs and level of effort required within region; optimizing service delivery and program growth; providing quality control and oversight of activities in the region; and exercising sound judgment both in independent and collaborative decision making.

Responsibilities:

Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as part of the annual evaluation process. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Supervise 5-10 staff as assigned
• Coordinate and provide quality control for field activities within the region
• Manage relationships with state and federal agencies serving region
• Develop and execute action plans to implement major grant programs in region
• Promote and facilitate partnerships to maximize limited resources
• Collaborate with management team to set annual goals and priorities for the department
• Fundraise as necessary and manage relationships with current and potential funders
• Prepare activity and outcome reports as required
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Skills and Qualifications
• Ability to manage, coach, and train staff utilizing a facilitative leadership approach
• Facilitation, mediation and meeting management skills
• Familiarity with rural and tribal community culture and social norms
• Ability to troubleshoot, innovate and problem-solve
• Proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft Office
• Ability to complete administrative and reporting requirements on time
• Ability to listen and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
• Ability to work independently and in team environments, and to effectively prioritize multiple tasks

Physical Job Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work performed in an office requires ability to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment, including telephone. Use may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy (4 or more hours per day)

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to finger; handle; feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

This position also requires moderate (up to 2 days per month) to heavy (up to 10 days per month) automobile and airline travel, including overnight travel.

Preferred Education and Experience:
A combination of experience and education is necessary to qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination may include:

Experience:
Seven (7) years of any combination of applicable experience in environmental policy management, water, wastewater or solid waste facilities development, operations or planning (education may be substituted for experience).

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree (additional qualifying experience may be substituted).

Special Requirements:

Operator certification in water/wastewater desired. Utility management experience is a plus.

Possession of a valid drivers' license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements of RCAC corporate liability policy will be required when traveling for business purposes.

Compensation:

$74,460 to $85,008 annually

How to Apply:

Please visit www.rcac.org/careers to apply online.

Vice President, Lending National Community Investment Fund
CHICAGO, IL
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: October 4, 2019

Background:

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is an impact investor and national nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) formed in 1996 with a mission to increase access to responsible financial products and services in underserved communities. Total assets under management at NCIF are around $200 million, including $180 million of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) allocations outstanding. To support our growth initiatives, we have launched a $35 million Credit Strategies Fund with new debt capital of $15 million. NCIF is the largest investor in CDFI & MDI banks with investments in 19 institutions nationwide. NCIF achieves its mission via 3 complementary business lines:

• Equity Investing in Mission Oriented Financial Institutions: We support depository institutions with equity, debt and deposit investments with more than $40 million invested in and lent to 50+ financial institutions since inception.
• New Markets Tax Credits: We have received $326 million in NMTC allocations and are deploying it into real estate, operating companies, health care facilities, schools, other nonprofit and for-profit impact-oriented businesses.
• Lending: With the launch of the Credit Strategies Fund, we will make/purchase loans in partnership with CDFI Banks and other mission-oriented partners to finance socially impactful commercial real estate projects that benefit underserved communities.

Impact measurement is the core foundation of NCIF’s Theory of Change and supports all of our business lines. We help investors and other stakeholders place equity, debt, deposits and grants to meet their programmatic and geographic focus areas. NCIF pioneered the use of Social Performance Metrics (see www.bankimpact.org and www.BankImpactmaps.org) and is developing a cloud based core data platform to support data analytics.

This is a full-time position located in Chicago, IL. For more information on National Community Investment Fund please visit www.ncif.org/.

Position Summary:

NCIF is looking for a Vice President, Lending to join its growing fund management team to build on its lending and investing efforts. The Vice President, Lending will be responsible for the following in conjunction with NCIF Team members:

• Originate, structure, underwrite, and close a pipeline of low-risk, high-impact commercial loans. Such loans may utilize NMTC or other government programs (for example, guaranteed by Small
Business Administration, Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of Agriculture) and/or in participation with NCIF Network partners.
• Deploy NCIF NMTC allocations in real estate and business operating loans (individually or via small business funds).
• Prepare credit memoranda, close and asset manage from inception to exit.
• Represent NCIF externally with potential and existing partners, as appropriate.
• Serve as a mentor to junior members of the NCIF team around both technical credit skills and more intangible partnership skills.
• Along with other members of the NCIF team, assist in raising private capital, preparing grant applications for the CDFI Fund NMTC and Financial Assistance programs or other grant programs, as
needed.

Responsibilities:

The Vice President, Lending will have a deep passion for improving the communities and people around them and a belief in the power of capital to catalyze change. The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills:

• Passion for community and economic development
• 10+ years total experience with 5+ in lending, credit risk management and/or investment banking (for example, public finance, debt capital markets, real estate finance); experience in a bank or a
nonbank CDFI will be a strong positive.
• Strong credit, structuring, underwriting and portfolio management skills.
• Experience with commercial real estate and commercial lending including loan participations and co-lending with other banks would be a strong positive.
• Experience structuring and closing complex financial deals with multiple funding sources and partners will be a positive.
• Knowledge of and experience with NMTC structures, structuring loans through government programs, public finance and other CDFI Fund programs (FA, Bond Guarantee, Capital Magnet Funds,
etc.) will be a plus.
• Self-starter with the ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally by demonstrating transparency and honesty to build relationships and collaborate with NCIF Network
partners.
• Flexibility and an ability to think creatively about how to increase the impact of both NCIF and our partners.
• A growth mindset, an excitement about building the business and an entrepreneurial approach to the ways in which that growth might occur.
• Ability to represent NCIF externally as a relationship manager and inspire respect and trust.

Requirements:

• Passion for community and economic development
• 10+ years total experience with 5+ in lending, credit risk management and/or investment banking (for example, public finance, debt capital markets, real estate finance); experience in a bank or
a nonbank CDFI will be a strong positive.
• Strong credit, structuring, underwriting and portfolio management skills.
• Experience with commercial real estate and commercial lending including loan participations and co-lending with other banks would be a strong positive.
• Experience structuring and closing complex financial deals with multiple funding sources and partners will be a positive.
• Knowledge of and experience with NMTC structures, structuring loans through government programs, public finance and other CDFI Fund programs (FA, Bond Guarantee, Capital Magnet
Funds, etc.) will be a plus.
• Self-starter with the ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally by demonstrating transparency and honesty to build relationships and collaborate with NCIF Network partners.
• Flexibility and an ability to think creatively about how to increase the impact of both NCIF and our partners.
• A growth mindset, an excitement about building the business and an entrepreneurial approach to the ways in which that growth might occur.
• Ability to represent NCIF externally as a relationship manager and inspire respect and trust.

Compensation:

Negotiable

How to Apply:

CONTACT

Erin Reedy and Alicia Salerno of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

National Community Investment Fund believes deeply that diversity is an asset to, and of, the organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

ABOUT KOYA LEADERSHIP PARTNERS

Koya Leadership Partners is a retained executive search and human capital consulting firm that partners exclusively with mission-driven clients, institutions of higher education and social enterprises. We deliver measurable results, finding exceptionally talented people who truly fit the unique culture of our clients and ensuring they have the strategies to support them. For more information about Koya Leadership Partners, visit www.koyapartners.com.

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