HCD Community Program Administrator III (C19034/100802)
Business Development Representative
|Department||DHCD - Div of Dev Finance - Homeownerhip Programs|
|Date Opened||8/9/2019 09:30:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/23/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$26.85 - $34.97/hour (Grade 19, Base-Step 9 with promotional growth to $43.12)|
|HR Analyst||Kathleen Hubbard|
This a contractual position with limited State of Maryland benefits
Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing and development of affordable housing and community development lending. The primary function of the Community Development Administration is to encourage and support sustainable homeownership in Maryland. DHCD has an immediate opening for a Business Development Representative to promote the interests of the Single Family Housing Programs, primarily the Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP).
LOCATION OF POSITION
The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
The main purpose of this position is to promote the interests of the Single Family Homeownership Programs, primarily the Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP), and foster relationships with the MMP business partners, including lenders, realtors, housing counselors, mortgage insurers, non-profit organizations and local governments to optimize the deployment of the programs, continually improve the Program's image, foster a greater statewide awareness, and help to ensure the long-term viability of the Program to support the Department's mission of working with partners to finance housing opportunities to ensure Maryland citizens have the opportunity to live and prosper in affordable housing.
This position is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in underwriting Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service (RHS), and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans. The position assists with the outreach, recruitment and retention of the business partners of the Maryland Mortgage Program and its associated down payment and closing cost assistance initiatives. This position works with both internal and external clients to improve knowledge and performance through training and by development of reference materials, in Spanish as well as English. The position strengthens ties with existing partners and cultivates new relationships to expand the range of partners to ensure access to the programs across all geographic area and to key demographics, as well as to support the Department's risk management efforts by having diverse and adequately informed and educated lender partners.
This position relates to the mission of the agency by helping low and moderate income Maryland residents find housing and helps to increase the percentage of low and moderate income Maryland households who live in decent housing.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Six years of administrative or professional experience to include three years of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.
1. Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Fluency in the Spanish language to support providing training and education to Spanish-speaking audiences. Ability to read and review Spanish flyers and other collateral materials.
- Knowledge and/or experience with the Maryland Mortgage Program and the Maryland housing industry
- Excellent computer skills, particularly in using Microsoft Excel, Google Mail, and PowerPoint
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706
All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Kathleen.Hubbard@maryland.gov. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
- Attn: Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard, HR Coordinator
- Your First and Last Name
- Recruitment #
- Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7418.
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