Assistant Director of Housing Development
Be a part of the team that provides affordable housing opportunities to New Mexicans statewide. The Housing Development Department of New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) has an opening for an Assistant Director. The Assistant will supervise staff to include, training and orientation of programmatic and regulatory and MFA requirements, and monitor compliance with requirement timelines and restrictions. The Assistant will assist with directing the activities of the department, including evaluating existing policies and establishing program policy and operating procedures. Will train, monitor, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards. Manages all aspects of funding programs as assigned and provide back-up and support to program managers and assume their daily duties when necessary during staff absences or peak workloads. Perform Quality Control Checks on all documents produced by the department. Represents MFA at various initiative meetings and public/private events. Provides technical assistance to housing developers with respect to use of the MFA Programs and resources.
Education: Bachelor’s in business administration, real estate, urban studies/planning or closely related field preferred. May substitute five or more years of relevant work experience in a combination of affordable housing programs, commercial loan underwriting/processing, lending and credit analysis, or real estate development for education requirement
Work Experience: Minimum five years’ professional experience in affordable housing real estate development and finance, commercial credit analysis, loan underwriting, and/or related fields, at least three of which must be in a leadership role. Knowledge of federal, state, and local housing programs preferred
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Ability to research and interpret federal, state and agency requirements/guidelines and make independent determinations to respond to inquiries. Possess strong leadership and management skills Ability to work independently, balance competing requirements, ability to develop and write reports, policies, and correspondence, effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, employees, and visitors.