Homebuyer Financial Services Director Nonprofit

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Louisville, KY

Job status
Full time
$52,000.00 – $56,000.00 Annually
Job description
Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking a Homebuyer Services Director in Louisville, KY.

As the Homebuyer Services Director, you will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be responsible for the planning, management and coordination of homebuyer activities and programs for one of the largest housing nonprofits in Louisville, which produces around 35 housing solutions annually and manages about $18M in assets. You will supervise the Program Manager of Homebuyer Financial Services, Program Manager of Homebuyer Development and key volunteers in Homebuyer Services.

Your key responsibilities will fall into three categories: Homebuyer Services, Outreach and Education, and Real Estate.

Homebuyer Services
1. Create and execute comprehensive Homebuyer Services programs, which includes:
• Overseeing the entire process of purchasing a Habitat home.
• Ensuring a pipeline of 25-30 homebuyers annually and complying with mortgage lending and fair housing rules and regulations.
• Ensuring comprehensive education program for homebuyers and Habitat’s compliance with fair housing rules and regulations.
• Ensuring that the organization is responsive to homeowner issues or crises.
• Engaging homeowners as partners in mission.
• Tracking and reporting data on homeowners.
• Coordinating presentation of applicants to Board of Directors for approval.

2. Supervise, monitor and administer departmental activities, including:
• 20-25 closings and mortgages per year.
• Periodic department reports.
• Managing department’s data collection and timely delivery of information to other departments.
• Planning and monitoring program evaluation and improvement.
• Ensuring timely reports from all homebuyer services committees to the Board, Executive Committee and the Program Services Committee. Must attend these meetings regularly.
• Recruiting, training and supporting 15-20 volunteers directly or through subordinates.

Outreach and Education
1. Partnerships and Collaborations:
• Developing and sustaining relationships with community groups and organizations with investment in Habitat’s targeted areas.
• Developing and maintaining relationships with professional, religious and social service groups in the community.

2. Oversees the following Habitat education classes directly or through others:
• Homebuyer orientation classes and monthly workshops.
• Homeowner post-purchase classes.

Real Estate
1. Site assessment, including:
• Attending and engaging with the Site Selection volunteer committee.
• Working with the Director of Construction to ensure that Site Acquisition follows the comprehensive Community Development plans of the organization.
• Working with the Director of Construction to ensure appropriate numbers and locations for building sites and rehabs.
• Collaborating with Director of Construction to assess and approve sites for purchase.

2. Oversees lot matches and property valuation, including:
• Ordering pre- and post-construction appraisals.
• Showing available lots to program participants, offering incentives when necessary to match lots.
Education requirements
• Bachelor’s degree
Experience requirements
• At least 3 years (5 preferred) management experience in not-for-profit social service or volunteer agency, preferably in the affordable housing field.
• Experience training and educating adult groups.
• Prior banking experience is a plus.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the homebuying process.
• Strong people skills; able to relate to people of different races, faiths, and incomes.
• Strong leadership skills; able to lead and manage staff and volunteers.
• Able to work as part of a team.
• Able to work effectively with homebuyers, volunteers, board members, and committees.
• Able to plan, organize and implement projects.
• Communicates well both orally and in writing.
• Dependable and persistent in accomplishing goals.
• Must be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Office package.
• A working knowledge of Calyx software would be a plus.

Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.