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Current Job Postings


 Project Manager

Posted: February 20th, 2019

Division/Department
Research and Strategy
status
exempt

Nature of Position
Responsible for facilitating and leading cross-divisional strategic project teams. The Project Manager is responsible for managing the
successful implementation of strategic projects, understanding strategic alignment, customers’ business processes and advising
customers of changes to improve those processes to fulfill their business needs. This position works with all Divisions, develops
project timelines for implementation, and partners with external third-parties in coordinating implementations to achieve desired
outcomes. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the assigned projects meet the business need by establishing scope
documents, budget estimates, timelines, and business value. This position reports directly to the Director of the Research and
Strategy.

Essential Functions
• Ensures project alignment to CHFA strategic plan, business value, high-level budget, scope, and timeline/roadmaps
• Work closely with business units in process analysis to review and analyze an end-to-end process, understand abstract business concepts and processes, and be able to map “as-is” and “to-be” business processes to meet the business goals
• Manage cross-functional teams through project tasks, team dynamics and problem-solving activities
• Communicate project status and timelines to many different audiences, including senior management and major business stakeholders
• Provide sound and cogent advice based upon research and analysis of complex policy and business process areas
• Research available options to various business problems and needs and write recommendation reports on the recommended approach to solving the need. Generate Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), and project proposals as needed
• Provide change management for projects that implement institutional changes within the business. This can include coordinating the change to existing policies and procedures, working with outside partners to become prepared to use any new systems, and working with internal employees as necessary
• Ensure that documentation is completed according to CHFA standards and that staff is adequately adopting the new or changed process
• Work well in an agile iterative methodology including facilitating planning and retrospective sessions as well as participating in daily stand-ups
• Manage vendors to deliver desired services as part of the project deliverable. Ensure vendor relationship is properly turned over to the business unit upon completion of project
• These needs may expand to other areas as the need arises

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
• Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Skilled at eliciting process details from business experts
• Skilled at analyzing and mapping complex business processes
• Strong skills and knowledge of project management methodologies and facilitation techniques
• Knowledge of design thinking concepts
• Ability to motivate and manage project teams to work together in the most efficient manner
• Experienced in agile, iterative project techniques including Scrum
• Analytical problem-solving abilities
• Ability to communicate and collaborate, both orally and in writing, in a positive, diplomatic and friendly manner
• Ability to effectively use MS SharePoint portals, MS Project, MS Word, MS Visio and Microsoft Windows operating system
• Financial Industry experience in commercial banking, mortgage banking, or similar
• Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds essential experience/education
• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or another related field (or equivalent work experience)
• Must have at least 5 years experience as a Project Manager leading cross-functional, complex projects
• Certifications in Project management / Agile Management / Six Sigma are a plus
• Experience using SharePoint portals to manage projects (documents, tasks, schedules) is ideal
• Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience with MS Office Suite, including MS Visio, MS Project, Outlook and Microsoft operating system
• Knowledge of the housing authority business, non-profit structure and/or experience in the mortgage/public finance arena would be helpful

Equipment Used
Telephone, personal computer, calculator, photocopier, fax machine, and smartphone

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment, which requires
sitting at a desk for the majority of the day.

Application Link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11298&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1



With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified
individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin,
disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging
violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street,
Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

***Please, no third parties or recruiters. In-house hiring only.***

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Senior Systems Administrator - IT

Posted: February 20th, 2019

a summary of what you will do…
Within CHFA’s network server environment, the Senior System Administrator will be an individual contributor responsible for:
• Taking a leadership role in the planning, configuration, support, maintenance, enhancements, and administration of Colorado
Housing and Finance Authority’s (CHFA’s) information technology systems. This includes network server operating systems,
hypervisors, server hardware and software, networking equipment, server-side applications, on-premise technology
infrastructure, and cloud-delivered systems (XaaS)
• Working with other Systems and Security Administrators, Infrastructure Engineers, and Desktop team members to optimize
system performance and ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related technologies adhere
to industry best practices and organizational policies. This role will also monitor and respond to system performance issues or
outages to minimize downtime and user impact as well as serving as an escalation point for colleagues
who we are and what we can offer you…

CHFA finances the places where people live and work throughout Colorado. We are known for our commitment to providing
innovative financing solutions to create and preserve both affordable housing and growth opportunities for small businesses. We are
a mission-driven enterprise focused on fulfilling the needs of our diverse customer base to aid in their success. We value our
customers and partners. We are their trusted resource delighting them with our outstanding service, creative solutions, and relevant
products. We are a responsible and balanced advocate of affordable housing and small business issues for the Colorado community.
Our employees are essential to our success. We’ve built our enterprise on integrity, expertise, fiscal responsibility and dedication to
our mission.

Culture is at the heart of our success. At CHFA, we champion individual development and community awareness. We support a
healthy work-life balance, have programs to help you utilize and grow your talents, and give eight hours of community involvement leave per year.
CHFA’s benefit and compensation package demonstrates our commitment to our employees’ well-being and is designed to take care of the whole you.

A sampling of our benefits:
• Parking/Transportation Reimbursement Benefit
• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, with very low rates
• Generous Paid Time Off, including paid volunteer time, and generous leave programs (such as Paid Family Leave, STD, etc.)
• PERA Retirement Plan Match (5%)
• Paid Life Insurance, and optional supplemental life
• Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible culture
• Professional and Personal Development (40 hours per year minimum goal)
• Tuition Reimbursement benefits for continuing education
• Numerous Programs: Wellness, Volunteer, Employee Loans, Referrals, etc.
• On-site state-of-the-art fitness center, group class studio (for yoga, Zumba, and a suite of online on-demand fitness classes)
• State-of-the-art workspace, with standing/sitting desks, collaboration space, focus pods, kitchens, etc.
• See our careers web page for more! www.chfainfo.com/careers

what you will need to be successful…
• Responsibility for planning and implementing the alignment of legacy, current, and future systems with the strategic and
operational goals of the division and organization
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, tasks, and projects, while working closely with other team members
• Accountability for maintaining individual assignments along with adaptability when inputs and priorities need to change
• Collaboration across technical and non-technical teams
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with diplomacy and a positive attitude in a team-oriented, open office environment
technologies used…
• Several hundred servers primarily running the Microsoft technology stack: Microsoft Windows Server operating systems, IIS, MS SQL, Active Directory, and Group Policy Objects
• Multiple sites and collocated datacenters connected via ethernet or SDN (Force 10, Aruba, Checkpoint, Cisco)
• Cloud provider offerings at various layers of the stack (XaaS in Azure and AWS)
• Office 365 Configuration and Management (including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, etc.)
• Voice over IP (VoIP) and basic telephony (Skype for Business/Microsoft Teams or similar)
• Backup and Recovery systems for both Disaster Recovery and Archiving purposes (Commvault, Rubrik, Veeam, Xi Leap, etc.)
• Hyperconverged Systems (Nutanix)
• Scripting/automation skills (PowerShell)
• Performance monitoring, alerting, trending, and optimization (SolarWinds or other APM)
• Security systems, concepts, techniques to protect an enterprise environment who you are…
• Able to independently manage, track, and prioritize multiple tasks, requests, and incidents in a production environment
• Knowledgeable and experienced in system planning, implementation, and performance monitoring and tuning
• Advanced analytical problem solver, coordinator, with efficiency and minimal direction, and the ability to sort through complex issues and recommend efficient solutions
• Highly accountable and responsive to maintain individual priorities in a team-oriented, open office environment to align current
systems, proposed systems, and future systems with the strategic and operational goals of the organization
• Customer service focused with a positive attitude toward solving problems
• Desire to learn new technologies and methodologies, and the ability to pragmatically apply that knowledge
• Flexible to changing priorities and effectively collaborate across technology teams
• Highly organized and adept at multi-tasking
• Excellent communicator and able to handle challenges or conflict with diplomacy and positive attitude, orally and in writing
• Presenter of highly technical concepts in user-friendly language to others
• Establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds
• Professional in behavior and appearance including positive attitudes and dependable, reliable, and predictable availability

Essential Functions
• Design, deploy, and maintain technology solutions to meet CHFA’s strategic and tactical needs
• Perform routine systems administration tasks such as hardware or software deployments and upgrades, system backups, and
preventive patching and maintenance
• Evaluate, recommend, and implement technology, tool, or infrastructure changes to meet organizational goals
• Monitor, measure, and optimize operations and performance of system hardware, storage, software, telephony, and data communications to maximum available reliability and performance
• Work collaboratively with Application Development, Business Intelligence, Help Desk, Infrastructure, and non-IT teams to ensure system availability and reliability
• Provide escalation support for CHFA’s System/Desktop Administrators and Help Desk technicians including occasional direct end-user support for advanced technical incidents and requests
• Coordinate with vendors and service providers for products and services as necessary
• Comply with and improve upon established department service level objectives
• Perform cross-training and knowledge transfers among team members by preparing and maintaining documentation for networks, systems, processes, procedures, written instructions, and solutions to problems
• Management of Microsoft server security configuration and patching
• Maintenance and administration of DHCP, DNS, IIS, FTP and other network services
• Administration of server hardware and software inventories and documentation
• Manage, monitor, and support backup systems and policies
• Respond to server resource monitoring alerts
• Maximize the configuration of existing technology systems along with selecting and implementing new technology systems to increase operational efficiency and organizational goals
• Proactively maintain technical expertise, share knowledge with colleagues, and recommend improvements where appropriate
• Increasing organizational efficiency of new and existing technology systems
• Analyzes the needs of the target audience and develops, maintains, standardizes, or revises technical documents, user guides, release notes, help systems, document libraries, and documentation portals
Required to participate in maintenance (patching) activities on some weekends as scheduled with occasional after hour work (as needed) to support deployments or incident response.
• Perform other duties as directed by supervisors and managers

Experience/Education
Minimum of five (5) years previous work experience in Systems Administration including software and hardware troubleshooting.
Prefer a BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field. Industry certifications such as ITIL, MCP, MCSE and
Networking+ are considered a plus.

Equipment Used
Telephone; personal computer; multifunction printer equipment, and mobile devices

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment. Must have
sight and the ability to use computer, with or without assisting devices.

Application Link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11294&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses
qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity),age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 


 

Physical Inspection Officer

Posted: February 20th, 2019
 

Division/Department
Multifamily Program Compliance/Asset Management
classification
Non-Exempt

Nature of Position
The individual in this position will be responsible for the coordination of physical inspections of Risk Share and other
assigned REAC inspections. The focus of this position is to ensure compliance with Housing and Urban Development’s
(HUD) Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) inspection protocol as well as
assist Program Compliance officers with inspections of Low Income Housing Tax Credit and loan properties. Key tasks will
include coordination with HUD Real Estate Technical Assistance Center to develop annual inspection plans for HUD Pilot
Inspection Program properties as well as Servicing Mortgagee inspections. In addition, this position will work with Program
Compliance officers to identify properties that will require inspection under the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
and CHFA’s multifamily loan programs.
In addition, this individual will be responsible for conducting Management Occupancy Review (MOR) of the Section 8
properties as part of CHFA’s role as the Project Based Contract Administrator (PBCA), for HUD as needed.
essential functions

Physical Inspections:
• Achieve and maintain status as a HUD certified REAC inspector
• Coordinate and schedule physical inspections with HUD and individual properties
• Conduct assigned REAC inspections
• Coordinate with Program Compliance Officers to schedule and conduct LIHTC inspections, as applicable
• Maintain contact with properties post-REAC to ensure all Exigent Health and Safety findings are corrected within 72 hours
• Use CHFA and HUD systems to file and maintain all inspection reports and scheduled inspections
• Serve as contact for inspection compliance questions for customers, internal and external

Role with PBCA MORs:
• This individual will be responsible for monitoring owner’s and agent’s compliance with Section 8 regulations,
serving as the point of contact for compliance related functions, including but not limited 

Trainings:
• Conduct trainings (in person or via webinar) on REAC, MOR and other job-related topics to partners at industry
trade conferences, chfareach workshops and other events, as applicable knowledge, skills and ability
• Ability to complete HUD’s REAC inspection training within 90 days of hire
• Strong customer focus and capable of making reliable decisions
• Ability to work with multiple parties simultaneously to schedule and conduct inspections
• General knowledge of HUD’s UPCS guidelines
• Ability to use mobile technology to record inspection findings
• Ability to interpret HUD regulations and other monitoring guidance for REAC inspections
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks, including ensuring deadlines for established tasks, projects and schedules
are met
• Ability to effectively manage a program and resources through collaboration, attention to detail, and followup
• Experience using MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
• Ability to work independently with excellent written, including technical writing skills and verbal communication skills
• Ability to negotiate, problem solve and use tact and diplomacy in difficult situations
• Responsible for creating and maintaining departmental procedures and policies as it relates to the job function
• Strong sense of self-direction and accountability to complete projects, while demonstrating teamwork
• Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a positive, diplomatic and friendly manner
Abilities that reflect our values:
• Ability to innovate, continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes
• Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
• Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions
• Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary
• Ability to operate with integrity
• Ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor
• Ability to establish rapport and inclusion with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds

Experience/Education
• Certified REAC inspector preferred
• Three years’ experience in Affordable Housing industry preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Real Estate, or a related field. (Equivalent related work
experience may be substituted for degree requirements) 

Equipment Used
• Telephone; personal computer; mobile technology, calculator; photocopier, fax machine, and Smartphone,
vehicle or other transportation.

Physical Environment
The employee in this position will perform the essential functions of the position within an office environment as well as
off-site at multifamily affordable housing developments throughout CHFA’s service area. The employee in this position
must have the ability to assess the physical condition of a property, which requires the ability to see, hear, and
touch/feel, and the ability to access physical areas (units, roofs, basements, boiler rooms, tight spaces and uneven
surfaces, common areas, indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions, etc. ), which may or may not be handicap
accessible, with or without assisting devices. The employee must also have the ability to provide individual and group
training which requires the ability of speech and the ability to hear, with or without assistance of hearing aids and the
ability to type reports and work on computers, with or without assisting devices. Position requires travel up to 30%-40%
of the time and may vary based on business needs. Position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license and overnight
stays, including use of personal vehicle as necessary for business travel.

Application Link:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11184&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1 


Validation Statement
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor
is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses
qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity),
age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable
accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination
coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 

Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager (IT)

Division/Department
Information Technology
classification
Exempt

Nature of Position
The Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager will lead important systems projects for the organization and coordinate
the analysis, creation and management of business requirements and will ensure that requirements are fully understood
by the technical team. This role will also coordinate project planning and implementation to deploy solutions that
deliver business value to CHFA. This person should possess a thorough knowledge of enterprise architecture, different
IT frameworks and related principles as well as the software development processes. The Senior Business
Analyst/Project Manager is responsible for the successful execution of the entire solution that includes not only
requirements and design, but also implementation, configuration, testing and post implementation support. This
person will have very strong project management skills and be able to create project charters, timelines, engage
stakeholders, and communication with sponsors and others. The Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager needs
excellent problem-solving skills and should be able to see the larger picture and recommend the steps to get the client
from problem to solution.

Essential Functions
• Lead the development of project initiation documents including objectives, scope, approach, and deliverables
• Review and analyze an end-to-end process, understand abstract business concepts and processes, and be able to map
“as-is” and “to-be” business processes to meet the business goal
• Work with team members to define the high-level approach for potential solutions, including identifying the
appropriate components from CHFA’s existing technology stack and suggesting new ones if they don’t currently exist
• Conduct analytical review meetings as required with domain experts to acquire the details needed to write functional specifications
• Create visual models, charts, flow diagrams and other specification components that facilitate simplification and
abstraction
• Create well-defined, well-written and well-organized functional specifications with clarity and simplicity
• Present functional specifications to internal stakeholders for review and revise functional specifications as necessary
throughout the development lifecycle
• Create user interface mockups and associated behavioral rules to define navigation, validation, data relationships
and trigger events
• Defines business rules that are complete and unambiguous including supporting formulas, data queries, process
steps and decision points
• Identify exception conditions and alternate use case paths
• Provide report layouts, filters, groupings, subtotals and data mapping rules
• Communicate project status and timelines to senior management and major business stakeholders
• Develop test cases and conduct and oversee integration and system testing to provide adequate quality assurance
• Be able to lead project teams through the life of the project from conception to close-out while partnering with team resources in a collaborative way
• Manage project constraints of scope, budget, and timeline and keep project sponsors and stakeholders informed as to project status and issues
• Manage and address project risks
• Work well in an agile iterative methodology including facilitating planning and retrospective sessions as well as participating in daily stand-ups
• Oversee delivery of technology solutions from off-site vendors
• Act as lead on projects of varying size, from developing solutions for a single individual to launching strategic solutions that are used company wide
• Develop and oversee test plans and processes for multiple proprietary applications
• Consult business units on technology needs, develop plans to deliver on those needs, and oversee solution team’s overall execution
• Provide mentoring, coaching, and direction setting within the solutions team where appropriate
• Understands business units and their needs; helps to set realistic expectations; establishes specific customer satisfaction standards and actively monitors client satisfaction
• Directly provide, or coordinate support for existing line of business systems and those that come on line as projects complete. Work independently with high-level direction from the Solutions Manager
• Participate and contribute in all activities and/or projects that directly support CHFA in fulfilling its mission and achieving its vision through dedication to the community in which CHFA serves, operational excellence, and fiscal responsibility
• Other duties as assigned.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor
is it intended to describe all duties this position may perform.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
• Ability to analyze high-level requirements and translate these to overall system-level design to be used for
architectural design, cost / benefit analysis, and concept development
• Proven capability to identify, define, and communicate design tradeoffs using a structured approach
• Experience analyzing existing systems environment to determine applicability, benefits, and drawbacks in support of
new requirements
• Experience with technologies at multiple levels of the architecture, including some or all of the following: user
interface, applications, database, security and/or network
• Strong abstraction, organization and simplification skills
• Understanding of event-driven, object-oriented technologies
• Understanding of functional specification approaches that lead to successful technical design and test case
development.
• Skilled at abstracting process details from domain experts
• Skilled at analyzing and mapping complex processes
• Skilled at identifying exception conditions
• Knowledge of project management methodologies and facilitation techniques
• Experienced in agile, iterative project techniques including Scrum
• Knowledge of software development lifecycle and common SDLC methodologies
• Knowledge of database design (ERD) and familiarity with some or all of the following technologies: .Net, Business Intelligence, Web Services, SOA, Sharepoint, MS SQL 2008, Visual Studio Team Foundation System.
• Experience with agile development methodologies a plus
• Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills.
• Abstract thinking, good balance between academic and pragmatic approach.
• Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions.
• Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes.
• Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives.
• Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions.
• Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary.
• Ability to operate with a sense of integrity
• Ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor.
• Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.

Experience/Education
• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or another related field (or equivalent work experience).
• Minimum 5 – 7 years’ experience as Business Analyst with a preferred minimum of two years in a Senior or lead role
• Minimum 2-3 years in a Project Management role preferably as a Senior Project Manager. Project management
certifications are a plus.
• Preferred 2 -3 years collaborating with custom software development project teams
• Knowledge of the housing authority business and/or experience in the mortgage/public finance arena would be helpful.

Equipment Used
Telephone, personal computer; printer; photocopy and fax machine.
physical environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment. Must
have sight and the ability to use a computer, with or without assisting devices.

Application Link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11083&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual
orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected
status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy 
should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202,
available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 

Real Estate Paralegal

Posted: February 19th, 2019

Division/Department
Legal Operations / Legal Risk Management
status
Non-Exempt

Nature of Position
The person in this position will assist in-house attorneys with: closing multifamily residential and commercial mortgage loans,
providing legal and regulatory research support to various business units, and assisting with other closings and real estate projects as
requested (including grant fundings, commercial loan closings with non-real estate collateral, commercial loan workouts, and
collateral dispositions). This position will work directly with a team of attorneys, paralegals and commercial loan closers, and report
to the Senior Managing Attorney.

Essential Functions
Under the supervision of an attorney:
• Conduct real estate due diligence reviews (including title, survey and zoning) for multifamily and commercial loans
• Prepare first drafts of loan and grant documents
• Review, draft and edit program forms, contracts and other legal documents relating to the programs and services of CHFA
• Conduct legal research and write memoranda
• Review and summarize legislation and its impact on CHFA operations
• Other duties and projects, as assigned, which may include:
o Review REO sale transaction documentation
o Support attorneys handling HOA litigation matters, commercial workouts, and open records requests
o Single family residential mortgage loan projects

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
• Knowledge of Colorado real estate law, business entities, real estate and business loans, real estate transactions and familiarity
with related documents
• Experience with, and knowledge of, accepted practices and procedures used in reviewing title work, surveys, zoning ordinances
and insurance certificates and policies
• Legal research and writing skills with a strong attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, to communicate in an effective and diplomatic manner
• Strong customer service skills
• Effective leadership skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Innovative and creative thinking skills to develop customer-centric solutions based on internal and external feedback
• Demonstrated ability to work productively and accurately in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and important deadlines
• Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, lifestyle and cultural backgrounds is essential
• Ability to collaborate with inclusion in all activities and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
• Maintain a high level of confidentiality using discretion in handling sensitive matters, maintaining confidence at all levels
• Proficient in MS Office suite
• Strong ethical decision making skills based on a code of ethics and integrity, demonstrating responsibility for actions while learning from mistakes
• Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes
• Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved, as necessary

Experience/Education
• Must have a minimum of two years of experience working on complex real estate matters as a paralegal in a law firm or corporate
law department, or an underwriter for a title company.
• Certification as a paralegal from a program approved by the American Bar Association preferred
• Experience with and knowledge of the following is helpful, but not required:
o Multifamily projects and affordable housing legal documentation, federal insurance programs such as FHA
multifamily, USDA, SBA, tax exempt bonds, and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and/or New Markets Tax
Credit; and
o Single family mortgage loan programs including federal agency and investor requirements.
• Research experience and knowledge of or ability to learn Casemaker and/or other research tools
• Licensed as a Notary Public in Colorado or qualified and willing to become a notary within 30 days of employment.

Equipment Used
Telephone, personal computer, photocopier, fax machine, and electronic communication devices.

Physical Environment
The person in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment, which requires
sitting (or standing) at a desk for the majority of the day. Ability to type and work on a computer station. Ability to lift up to 10
pounds.

Validation Statement
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it
intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

Application Link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=11181&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified
individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, 
disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging
violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Manager of Internal Audit

Posted: February 19th, 2019

Division/Department
Legal Risk Management
status: exempt

Nature of Position
The Manager of Internal Audit (MIA) is an independent role responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in the areas of internal audit and risk management throughout the organization. The MIA will coordinate internal audit assignments throughout the organization, utilizing internal staff and external resources as necessary, as well as performing audits in a single contributor role if needed. This position is responsible for the strategic leadership of the internal audit function ensuring that CHFA has a strong system of internal controls. The MIA reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and administratively to the General Counsel.

Essential Functions

• Actively provides effective oversight and strategic direction for the development and coordination of CHFA’s internal auditing activities, which include operational, compliance, financial, technical, and IT audits
• Identifies risk to the organization and works with management to develop processes that minimize risks and encourage efficiency and effectiveness
• Develops and implements internal auditing policies and procedures
• Consults with CHFA divisions regarding business risks, control objectives and techniques
• Develops an annual risk-based audit plan and presents the audit plan to the Audit Committee for review and approval
• Develops and manages the Internal Audit Department’s annual budget, objectives and goals
• Makes presentations to CHFA senior management, Board of Directors, and/or Audit Committee as necessary
• Oversees the preparation and distribution of all reports relative to internal audit results and processes
• Ensures that fraud prevention systems/processes and financial controls are in place to mitigate risks to CHFA
• Researches and stays abreast of latest trends and issues in the industry, anticipates how changes may affect CHFA in order to be prepared in a
proactive manner
• Manages special audit-related projects
• Develops the proposed Audit Committee’s monthly agenda for approval

Leadership
• Fosters a culture of open communication and dialogue, individual responsibility for corporate effectiveness, and understandable decision-making
• Provides direction on the development and implementation of new internal auditing techniques and systems or modification and modernization of existing methods and procedures
• Keeps up-to-date with CHFA programs and trends through regular meetings with CHFA Staff, attendance at management meetings, Board meetings, seminars and conferences, including housing-specific conferences
• Coordinates with other State HFAs regarding developments in internal audit activities related to housing finance authorities
• Interacts with internal and external clients to ensure continuous customer satisfaction
• Be an active, engaged participant in the professional development and performance management of direct reports through effective goal setting and regular constructive feedback and coaching
• Fosters and cultivates a high performing team that supports CHFA’s mission, vision, goals and values

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Strong internal audit skills and knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)©
• Familiarity with generally accepted auditing standards; familiarity with governmental accounting standards a plus
• Skill in complex problem-solving skills using a high level of creativity and ingenuity to drive CHFA’s operations and procedures relative to internal auditing and control programs
• Proven analytical ability as it may relate to system design, risk analysis, process analysis and improvement
• Demonstrated skill in a collaborative style of leadership that inspires outstanding performance
• Skill in effective listening, communication and presentation skills where all messages from and to diverse audiences can be heard and/or articulated in layman terms that inspire a high level of confidence
• Learns and understands quickly the complexity of CHFA’s business
• Organizes and plans which includes managing tasks assignments, scheduling projects, utilizing appropriate resources, and follow-up documentation as needed
• Commitment to continuously improve, develop and apply knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes
• Demonstrates inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
• Exercises personal accountability in all activities and decisions
• Embraces a culture of operational excellence and innovation to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary
• Operates with a sense of integrity and a code of ethics
• Establishes rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds essential.

Experience/Education
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, business-related field or MBA; Certification as a Certified Public Accountant
(CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Internal Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) will distinguish the most attractive candidates. Significant (ideally ten (10) or more years) of progressively responsible experience collectively in internal auditing, public accounting, financial institution
audit/examination or in a corporate or governmental audit environment, including five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience working closely with a board and audit committee is strongly preferred. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications and accounting/financial/auditing software, computer systems and emerging technology; and, municipal experience a plus.

Equipment Used 
Telephone; personal computer; smart phone; calculator; photocopier; video conference systems and equipment;
physical environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment,
which requires long periods of sitting. Standing desks are provided.

Application Link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=10877&clientkey=4C831A360DC97812ED3CD7AE1AC696E1

CHFA Career Webpage: www.chfainfo.com/careers

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, the provision of auxiliary aids, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, TDD/TTY 303.297.7305, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202-1272, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m.

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Position Site Manager - Cathedral Plaza

 Posted: January 28th, 2019

Archdiocesan Housing Inc., a division of Catholic Charities is looking for a Site Manager for Cathedral Plaza in Denver, CO.  

Mission
Archdiocesan Housing Inc., a division of Catholic Charities, is committed to the national housing goal of providing quality, safe, and affordable housing for all members of our community. Archdiocesan Housing Inc. welcomes applications from all income-qualified persons without regard to religion, race, sex, color, familial status, handicap, or national origin in accordance with the national Fair Housing Act.

SUMMARY
The Site Manager is part of the Housing Management Services (HMS) division of Archdiocesan Housing, Inc. The Manager is responsible for coordinating the personnel and property at the Archdiocesan Housing property in accordance with HMS and regulatory standards to provide positive resident relations and a financially sound and viable program.

Depending on specific site(s) managed, this position may be directly responsible for some maintenance and more routine activities that should not occupy more than fifty percent of the incumbent’s time. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·        Supervise the turnover of apartments for move-in, move-outs and transfers in order to ensure that apartments are suitable for occupancy and residents are selected according to HUD and HMS criteria.
·        Insure resident files submitted to compliance officer for approval, meet HMS, HUD, and CHFA criteria, and contain all required documentation. Provide orientation for new residents by reviewing the lease and community rules, describing services, explaining apartment features and answering resident questions in order to orient the new resident and to inform residents of policies they need to follow to maintain compliance with the lease.
·        Address all lease violations and work with staff in referring residents to resources in order to promote high quality of living for our residents.
·        Oversee adherence of all residents to the lease by resolving lease violations and referring residents to appropriate resources in order to promote high quality of living for all residents.
·        Promote resident involvement and responsibility for the overall operation of the facility, through participation in the Resident Council and interaction with residents and staff to foster a community environment.
·        Prepare and maintain a balanced budget for the building with the assistance of the financial department of Housing Management Services by approving purchase orders, invoices and check requests, collecting rent payments and approving employee time sheets and work records in order to provide ongoing financial security for the facility.
·        Ensure efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical systems and all aspects of the building and ground’s security and cleanliness by contracting with specialized vendors and contractors, tracking warrantee information and assuring implementation of preventative maintenance programs in order to keep the building and grounds in compliance with fire codes and building codes.
·        Responsible for initial certification and recertification of all residents, if required, in accordance with policies, procedures, and timelines.
·        Communicate, address and resolve resident and staff issues.
·        Communicate and report to supervisor any matters regarding liability and risk management issues at assigned property as well as any suggestions to improve or enhance quality of life issues provided by community to residents.
·        Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Agency’s values and policies, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
·        Hire, coordinate, supervise, discipline and evaluate building staff members in order to protect building interests and dignity of the residents.
·        Direct and coordinate the activities of contract personnel to ensure that their activities help to provide a safe living environment for the residents.
·        Coordinate Off Hours Housing Assistant schedules to ensure that there twenty four hour coverage for emergencies.
·        Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
·        Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
·        Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
·        Regular and predictable attendance.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·        Provide for education, in-services and staff development and maintain ongoing communication with all staff members.
·        Perform marketing and community outreach tasks.
·        Monitors waiting lists as needed.
·        Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources
·        Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
·        Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
·        Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises all site personnel to include office, residential and activities support, maintenance personnel, and on call staff.

QUALIFICATIONS
·        Knowledge of strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources.
·        Demonstrated knowledge of fair housing requirements.
·        Ability to prepare and maintain reports and communicate effectively orally and in writing with persons of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
·        Ability to use conflict resolution skills both with residents and staff members.
·        Good supervisory skills to include one year in a supervisory capacity.
·        Ability to prepare, analyze, explain and follow site budgets, both operating and capital.
·        Ability to operate basic office equipment.
·        Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
·        Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.
·        Ability to effectively lead and motivate staff through application of Agency values.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from accredited two-year college or technical school; and/or two years equivalent experience with HUD and or CHFA, or other affordable housing programs as Property Site Manager, Regional Property Manager, Leasing Agent, Compliance Technician or Assistant Site Manager.

Important Notes
This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.
Experience with Section 8 housing is required.
2 or more years experience as a Site Manager is preferred.
Experience with fair housing laws, EIV, & Yardi preferred.
Bilingual preferred. (English/Spanish)
We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.
Pre-employment drug screen required. 

To apply, please visit our website at https://ccdenver.org/careers/ or email your Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected].

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We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

Location: 1575 Pennsylvania St., Denver, CO 80203
Pay Comments: DOE


 

Property Manager in New Castle, CO

Posted: January 25th, 2019

 

Location: Lakota Ridge and New Castle Senior Apartments -201 Castle Valley Blvd. New Castle, CO  81647

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Asset Management

Salary Range: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour, depending on experience

Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits to include 80% employer paid health and 100% employer paid dental insurance, dollar-for-dollar 401(k) plan matching contributions up to 4% of earnings, free life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, and extensive time-off including holidays, sick leave, and paid vacation. 

Status: Non-Exempt, full-time at 40 hours per week

 

DEFINITION:
CRHDC a Colorado based non-profit is seeking a Property Manager to oversee two senior apartment complexes.  New Castle Senior has 24 units, and just down the road, Lakota Ridge has 50 units opening March 1, 2019.  The position does not include an apartment unit at the properties as the Maintenance Technician lives on site. The Property Manager is primarily responsible for leasing units, maintaining resident/unit files, abiding by compliance parameters, renewing residential leases, performing re-certifications as applicable, and working collaboratively with two Maintenance Technicians ensuring that the properties are a safe and well-maintained environment for residents. The Property Manager ensures properties are in compliance with applicable funding agencies and prepares reports as required/requested. The Property Manager will share their time between offices in the two complexes.  In addition to daytime hours staffing the office, this position requires flexible hours with some evening and weekend hours to help residents with recertification, move-ins and move-outs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Markets units, pre-qualifies interested parties, and makes every effort to ensure vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
  2. Prepares all move-in packets and coordinates the move-in with the new resident, performing unit move-in inspection with resident.
  3. Responsible for submitting monthly monitoring reports on housing property management activities to the Director of Asset Management.
  4. Responsible for working with two Maintenance Technicians to develop preventative maintenance schedule, and ensure all maintenance issues are addressed timely and effectively.
  5. Responsible for receipt of rental payments from tenants, recording payments/payment actions, and preparation of bank deposits in a scheduled-timely manner.  
  6. Monitors property budget throughout the year and generates annual budget figures on Excel and submits all required forms to HUD representative for annual contract renewal.
  7.  Reporting of delinquencies/legal actions to credit agency as needed.
  8. Ensures that all vacant units are in “move-in” condition (repaired and cleaned).
  9. Create and distribute monthly communications to all residents.  Develop and implement creative community events and resident services to enhance living.
  10. Walks the properties once a day to ensure physical oversight.
  11. Adheres to the property management manual and additional managerial tools provided by CRHDC, HUD, and other funding agencies.
  12. Works with the Maintenance Technicians in cleaning of the community, office and bath rooms at both properties.
  13. Works with Maintenance Technicians to assist on exceptional snow days when more than one person is required.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Maintains a professional, yet friendly atmosphere in the office.
  2. Performs application verifications.
  3. Determines creative and efficient ways to market the property.
  4. Coordinate resident activities to facilitate resident retention.
  5. Performs property bookkeeping and paperwork as required, including submittal of HUD vouchers if applicable.
  6. Participate in annual Fair Housing Training.
  7. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish) capability a plus.
  • Experience in rental/multi-family management – terminology familiarity a must.
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office suite and property management software, particularly Yardi.
  • Understanding of basic bookkeeping/client accounts principals.
  • Experience in rental/multi-family management.
  • Low income housing tax credit knowledge.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Personable and friendly.
  • Strong boundaries to provide firm time limits with senior residents who wish to visit frequently.

 

To apply please submit resume and cover letter to Director of Human Resources to  [email protected].  To learn more about CRHDC, please visit our website: www.crhdc.org  This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.  CRHDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

CRHDC was formed in 1971 as Colorado Rural Housing Development Corporation and changed their name to incorporate their efforts in both urban and rural markets in 2009. CRHDC offers housing and financial education, down payment and mortgage loans, real estate services, affordable rental housing for seniors and the disabled, and a variety of homeownership options. CRHDC is a HUD Housing Counseling Agency and a member of NeighborWorks® America.

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Receptionist

Posted: January 16th, 2019

 

Division/Department
Human Resources

 

Classification
Non-Exempt

 
Nature of Position
The person in this position will be primarily responsible for creating the mission driven experience of the CHFA front desk reception lobby, by providing high quality customer service for all internal and external customers and managing all incoming phone calls. This position is responsible for assisting all visitors as well as providing administrative support as needed.  

 

Essential Functions
  • Handle multi-line switchboard, memorize staff members extensions, and able to use public address system effectively
  • Maintain, check out, and sign in CHFA vehicle boxes. Review mileage logs for completion and notify Maintenance if vehicles need repair. Ensure staff members have signed out the correct vehicle on the electronic calendar
  • Maintain visitor sign-in and out system to ensure compliance with CHFA visitor policy
  • Coordinate vendors, service-people, and guests, with correct CHFA staff
  • Direct CHFA walk-in customers paying mortgages; accept and verify payments
  • Monitor front desk and lobby area for adherence to CHFA security policies and procedures
  • Maintain a clean and orderly front desk and lobby areas.
  • Maintain diligence for potential unsafe situations
  • Serve as the CHFA Conference Center Coordinator
  • Serve as Floor Warden and searcher for first floor and basement in the event of an emergency
  • Participate and contribute in all activities and/or projects that directly support CHFA in fulfilling its mission and achieving its vision through dedication to the community in which CHFA serves, operational excellence, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Provide administrative support and other duties as needed.
 This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Must possess:
  • Advanced customer service skills
  • Advanced communication skills, both orally and in writing, in an effective and diplomatic manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong and ethical decision-making skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Be highly flexible, with ability to manage multiple priorities and incoming requests with ease and poise
  • Ability to operate a multiple line phone system
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes
  • Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
  • Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions
  • Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary
  • Ability to operate with a sense of integrity  and ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor
  • Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds
Experience/Education
Three years prior work experience in customer service and/or front desk receptionist roles. Experience with multi-line phone system. High-School Diploma is required. Bilingual English-Spanish, preferred.

 

Equipment Used
Multiple line phone system, personal computer, calculator, photocopier, fax machine

 

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment, which requires sitting at a desk for the majority of the day.  

 

How to Apply

 

CHFA Career Webpage: www.chfainfo.com
With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

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Community Relationship Manager – San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado

Posted: January 16th, 2019

Division/Department
Community Development

Classification
Exempt

Nature of Position 
The person in this role is responsible for actively engaging with key housing and economic development stakeholders, community members, customers and local government in Southern Colorado through outreach, capacity building, and identification of opportunities to increase access to CHFA’s capital resources. This position is CHFA’s lead community engagement contact for the San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado region, including the counties of Alamosa, Saguache, Costilla, Rio Grande, Conejos, Mineral, Archuleta, Dolores, San Juan, Montezuma, and La Plata. The location of this position is expected to be in Alamosa. The position reports to the Multifamily Production and Outreach Manager.

  

Essential Functions
  • Serves as CHFA’s point of contact for the San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado community engagement efforts: Assess affordable housing and economic development needs throughout Southern Colorado and use the information as the basis for development of goals, values and strategies to support accomplishment of CHFA’s mission.
  • Through effective and timely communication, provide feedback to CHFA senior management regarding market conditions, opportunities, key partnerships, product recommendations, and resource gaps.
  • Marketing CHFA’s Affordable Housing and Economic Development Programs: Attend community events, ground breaking ceremonies, trade fairs and other functions to increase CHFA’s presence and visibility in the San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado communities.
  • Work with Marketing and Communications team in conjunction with Core Business team to develop and implement an effective marketing plan for the San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado region; utilize the marketing plan to develop and maintain contacts, and meet with customers and potential customers to promote CHFA’s programs.
  • Collaborate with other regional relationship managers within CHFA and other external agencies, such as DOLA and the Division of Housing.
  • Budget input: analyze trends, market conditions and economic forecasts to develop a viable San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado marketing and operating budget; explain budget needs in presentations as needed, and makes recommendations for change and/or proposes alternative plans to meet budget projections, as necessary.

Operational Leadership

  • Facilitate collaboration throughout CHFA to achieve business strategies and financial goals
  • Practice effective conflict resolution techniques to foster a positive and productive working environment
  • Model and encourages open and effective communication
  • Responsible for ensuring strong customer focus and communication with all CHFA internal and external customers
  • Work closely with the leadership team and staff to help CHFA achieve organizational goals
  • Respond to all internal, external Audit or Compliance Department findings in a timely and comprehensive manner
  • Make independent decisions related to internal process requirements
  • All other duties and projects as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Must possess:
  • Working knowledge of state and federal affordable housing finance programs, including low income housing tax credits, private activity bonds, HOME, CDBG and other sources of financing. Special emphasis will be placed on affordable housing issues.
  • Knowledge of current practices, procedures, and regulations/laws related to loan underwriting, financial analysis and marketing of loan products.
  • Effective project management skills including task management, scheduling projects, utilizing appropriate resources, and follow-up documentation as needed.
  • Organizational skills to ensure the deadlines established for tasks, projects, and schedules are met
  • Budget and program analysis skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a positive, diplomatic and friendly manner to co-workers, subordinates and customers;
  • Ability to effectively learn and utilize the software associated with the programs
  • Ability to make public presentations on behalf of CHFA to key stakeholders, to CHFA’s Loan Committee, Board of Directors and external customers.
  • Ability to demonstrate CHFA’s values to:
  • Continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes.
  • Work toward inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives.
  • Exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions
  • Embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary.
  • Operate with a sense of integrity
  • Have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor
  • Establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds is essential                                                                                                         
Experience/Education
  • Five years of previous work experience in each of the following:
  • Marketing loan products utilizing creative and unique marketing skills
  • Business loan underwriting (real estate, equipment and working capital)
  • Supervisory responsibilities of a diverse (experience, education and demographics) work group
  • Experience and knowledge of state, federal and local economic development programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Marketing, or related field
  • Work experience must include a job history of progressively higher level positions within the field
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Colorado driver’s license

Equipment Used
Telephone, personal computer, calculator, photocopier, Smartphone, vehicle.

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position with 50% in an office environment, that may require sitting at a desk for long periods of time. There is an additional 50% travel within the State that is required, with approximately 30% for overnight travel.

 

How to Apply

 

CHFA Career Webpage: www.chfainfo.com

 

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Validation Statement
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.
With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Internal Audit Manager

Job Posted: January 16th, 2019

Nature of Position
The Manager of Internal Audit (MIA) is an independent role responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in the areas of internal audit and risk management throughout the organization. The MIA will coordinate internal audit assignments throughout the organization, utilizing internal staff and external resources as necessary, as well as performing audits in a single contributor role if needed. This position is responsible for the strategic leadership of the internal audit function ensuring that CHFA has a strong system of internal controls. The MIA reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and administratively to the General Counsel.

Essential Functions

  • Actively provides effective oversight and strategic direction for the development and coordination of CHFAs internal auditing activities, which include operational, compliance, financial, technical, and IT audits
  • Identifies risk to the organization and works with management to develop processes that minimize risks and encourage efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develops and implements internal auditing policies and procedures
  • Consults with CHFA divisions regarding business risks, control objectives and techniques
  • Develops an annual risk-based audit plan and presents the audit plan to the Audit Committee for review and approval
  • Develops and manages the Internal Audit Departments annual budget, objectives and goals
  • Makes presentations to CHFA senior management, Board of Directors, and/or Audit Committee as necessary
  • Oversees the preparation and distribution of all reports relative to internal audit results and processes
  • Ensures that fraud prevention systems/processes and financial controls are in place to mitigate risks to CHFA
  • Researches and stays abreast of latest trends and issues in the industry, anticipates how changes may affect CHFA in order to be prepared in a proactive manner
  • Manages special audit-related projects
  • Develops the proposed Audit Committees monthly agenda for approval

Leadership

  • Fosters a culture of open communication and dialogue, individual responsibility for corporate effectiveness, and understandable decision-making
  • Provides direction on the development and implementation of new internal auditing techniques and systems or modification and modernization of existing methods and procedures
  • Keeps up-to-date with CHFA programs and trends through regular meetings with CHFA Staff, attendance at management meetings, Board meetings, seminars and conferences, including housing-specific conferences
  • Coordinates with other State HFAs regarding developments in internal audit activities related to housing finance authorities
  • Interacts with internal and external clients to ensure continuous customer satisfaction
  • Be an active, engaged participant in the professional development and performance management of direct reports through effective goal setting and regular constructive feedback and coaching
  • Fosters and cultivates a high performing team that supports CHFAs mission, vision, goals and values
Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Strong internal audit skills and knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)©
  • Familiarity with generally accepted auditing standards; familiarity with governmental accounting standards a plus
  • Skill in complex problem-solving skills using a high level of creativity and ingenuity to drive CHFAs operations and procedures relative to internal auditing and control programs
  • Proven analytical ability as it may relate to system design, risk analysis, process analysis and improvement
  • Demonstrated skill in a collaborative style of leadership that inspires outstanding performance
  • Skill in effective listening, communication and presentation skills where all messages from and to diverse audiences can be heard and/or articulated in layman terms that inspire a high level of confidence
  • Learns and understands quickly the complexity of CHFAs business
  • Organizes and plans which includes managing tasks assignments, scheduling projects, utilizing appropriate resources, and follow-up documentation as needed
  • Commitment to continuously improve, develop and apply knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes
  • Demonstrates inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
  • Exercises personal accountability in all activities and decisions
  • Embraces a culture of operational excellence and innovation to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary
  • Operates with a sense of integrity and a code of ethics
  • Establishes rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds essential.

Experience/Education
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, business-related field or MBA; Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Internal Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) will distinguish the most attractive candidates. Significant (ideally ten (10) or more years) of progressively responsible experience collectively in internal auditing, public accounting, financial institution audit/examination or in a corporate or governmental audit environment, including five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience working closely with a board and audit committee is strongly preferred. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications and accounting/financial/auditing software, computer systems and emerging technology; and, municipal experience a plus.

Equipment Used
Telephone; personal computer; smart phone; calculator; photocopier; video conference systems and equipment;

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment, which requires long periods of sitting. Standing desks are provided.

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Property Manager

Job Posted: January 10th, 2019

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General Description

Mercy Housing is looking for people who want to create a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy, and all people can develop their full potential. We believe that affordable housing and supportive programs improve the economic status of residents, transform neighborhoods and stabilize lives.

We are currently looking for a Property Manager who is responsible for ensuring the operations of the property(ies) in assigned area of oversight are in compliance with the standards and expectations of Operational Excellence, other stated guidelines of Mercy Housing Management Group (MHM), and Mercy Housing. Complete all reasonable work-related directives given by supervisor and above. Responsible for ensuring the completion of all property management site-level activities with site-level staff and other Mercy Housing-related departments to ensure that the Essential Functions are met on a regular and consistent basis.

*The position is split between 2 properties:  3.5 days to be worked at Franconia and 1.5 days at Willow Street.*

**This is a brief description summarizing the abilities needed for the position.**

Location

Franconia-CO068

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$22.00/hour

Requirements

EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Professional certification in property or affordable housing management preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 2 years of administrative, accounting, customer service, and/or supervisory experience preferred. Previous housing or property management experience including HUD, Low Income Tax Credits, Rural Housing, and Tax-Exempt Bond properties preferred. Working knowledge of applicable local and federal housing laws, including Fair Housing and Landlord and Tenant laws. Experience being accountable for financials.

ABILITIES:

1. Relate well to people from diverse backgrounds. Work in a collaborative manner and in a team environment.

2. Comprehend and communicate in the English language both orally and in writing.

3. Interpret and understand financial information generated from property management software reports.

4. Legally operate a motor vehicle (valid driver's license).

5. Work in a collaborative manner and in a team environment.

6. Travel occasionally.

7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

8. Treat a variety of people with respect and compassion.

9. Represent Mercy Housing in a professional manner at all times

10. Understand and commit to the Mission and Values of Mercy Housing.

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COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST II - REMOTE WORK FROM HOME

Posted: November 9th, 2018

SUMMARY:  

A compliance specialist is responsible for analyzing, monitoring and providing business support on a variety of complex procedures and acts as point of contact for site managers regarding program requirements.  Additionally the Compliance Specialist II may travel to perform site audits, file repairs or initial certifications.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Communicate with the site managers over the telephone and/or by email to answer questions from the site staff regarding affordable housing program requirements
  • Review the resident files within the time frames outlined in a contract or request help should some circumstance prevent a timely review
  • Communicate in written form regarding the deficiencies found in the resident files and operate the WinDOCS system to insure the timely review of files submitted
  • Review resident files for properties with multiple affordable program types
  • Work with portfolios where management requires review of additional management related documents

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in compliance or affordable property management is required
  • Strong time management skills and keen sense of attention to detail.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate a sense of urgency and be results driven.
  • Candidate must be able to adjust to multiple demands, shift priorities and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the requirements of the LIHTC and HUD programs.
  • Minimal travel may be requested to perform site file work or attend training.

If interested, please email resume to [email protected]

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FACILITIES MANAGER - ARCHDIOCESAN HOUSING

Posted: November 6th, 2018

Referral Bonus: $250  Signing Bonus: $1000.00. Both bonuses are paid to employees after 6 month of employment and if the both employees are still active.

Mission: Archdiocesan Housing Inc., a division of Catholic Charities, is committed to the national housing goal of providing quality, safe, and affordable housing for all members of our community. Archdiocesan Housing Inc. welcomes applications from all income-qualified persons without regard to religion, race, sex, color, familial status, handicap, or national origin in accordance with the national Fair Housing Act.

Summary

Responsibilities of this position include: reviewing and evaluating the building facility’s physical systems and components, and assisting in the preparation of the long-range strategic program including capital budgets, as relates to major components of all properties managed and owned; advising on physical condition of major components of physical plant; serve as technical advisor; interpret and disseminate guidance and interpret instructions; monitor funding and maintain database; act as liaison between agencies and staff to ensure facilities are adequately maintained; work closely with staff in budget development; manage projects and programs as relates to facility improvement and maintenance when funding is available; regularly inspect facilities to determine required maintenance, safety and performance of facility components, adequacy of contractual requirements; plan, develop and conduct training; analyze facility data/ reports and maintain records/charts; analyze systems to determine if upgrading is required and monitor efficient use of assets for Corporation. Assist in obtaining proposals through the bid process when necessary. Review, select and present bids for approval. Research vendors, complete necessary contracts and obtain all insurance requirements for capital improvements and major repairs through approved system and procedures. Insure proper emergency maintenance coverage for all managed sites in cooperation with Director, Regional Managers, and Site Managers

Essential Functions

  • Analyze, research/resolve problems related to facility operations
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Provide information and/or refer to appropriate parties to resolve questions or problems
  • Insure adequate maintenance schedules/repairs to assigned company owned vehicle to insure safety, cleanliness and adherence to licensing requirements and all other procedures
  • Administer major service contracts. Prepare bid specifications, solicit competitive bids and make recommendations regarding contracted services. Compose contracts for approved bids and obtain all necessary documentation and signatures. Ensure timely, satisfactory completion and payment of negotiated contracts.
  • Coordinate, Maintenance Technicians’ scheduled time off to insure proper maintenance coverage of managed sites. Insure and conduct the develop and implementation of training for newly hired maintenance employees and ongoing, periodic training for current maintenance staff
  • Assist with the hiring of qualified staff personnel. In accordance with policy, screen for best candidates providing recommendations to Manager for final selection, if appropriate
  • Act as contact for insurance carrier for all repairs involving insurance claims
  • Work closely with the operations and management staff to ensure that the daily work activity succeeds in creating maximum cost efficiencies
  • Provide feedback to Regional and Site Managers regarding performance of maintenance staff. Responsible for all safety inspections and timely corrections of any findings in conjunction with Regional and Site Managers.
  • Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect. Reflects highest level of customer service to vendors and staff.
  • Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
  • Effectively participate as a member of the Housing Management Team as relates to facility management and maintenance
  • Effective, appropriate, timely communication with team members, supervisor and subordinates
  • Act in a resource capacity and assist site manager in the hiring /assessment of maintenance personnel when requested
  • Assure facilities’ maintenance have the tools and supplies needed to effectively perform their job responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. Must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily
  2. High school/GED required. Some college preferred, minimum of 10 years experience in managing, assessing facilities’ components - Training in facilities management with certifications a plus
  3. Multiple property responsibility preferred
  4. Minimum of 5 years project management experience as relates to budgeting, replacement, timelines of major physical components of assets
  5. Demonstrated excellent customer service and strong organizational skills
  6. Ability to multi-task and prioritize in fast paced environment
  7. Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, effectively and with dignity and respect.
  8. Strong work ethic and dependability
  9. Computer skills to include: Microsoft Word, Excel (Yardi skills a plus)
  10. Ability to safely lift 50 lbs
  11. Current, valid Colorado Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record and ability to maintain current insurance coverage.
  12. Ability to accept constructive criticism
  13. Ability and willingness to travel throughout Colorado and Wyoming
  14. Above average analytical and quantitative skills with ability to read, interpret, analyze and develop schedules, claims analysis, statistical reports and calculations required
  15. Ability to effectively lead

Catholic Charities is a drug-free workplace.  EEO/AA

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

To apply, please visit: ccdenver.org/careers

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