NeighborWorks America seeks an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
NeighborWorks America, an organization that cares deeply about affordable housing and community development and the people who benefit from them seeks an experienced and highly engaged Executive Vice President & Chief
Operating Officer to lead and effectively manage and coordinate the work of several programmatic divisions and business units. Reporting to the CEO, the EVP/COO will be held accountable for the effective internal direction of corporate efforts, activities and resources that maximize and leverage business goals to enhance program direction and impact.
This executive senior leader serves as a chief program officer that provides strategic management, guidance and oversight, establishes measurable goals and priorities, identifies opportunities for collaboration and ensures that effective resources are shared across divisional lines and are implemented. Working in tandem with the EVP/Chief Financial Officer, the EVP/COO will exercise leadership and management that ensures that the rganization is focused on continuous process improvement, consistent application of policies and procedures and effective stewardship over the resources entrusted to NeighborWorks America.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (required) and master’s degree (preferred) in a relevant discipline from an accredited college or university. The position requires a minimum of 10-15 years of substantive management experience encompassing multi-faceted programmatic disciplines in the community development field and supervision of highly experienced entrepreneurial managers.
The position also requires verifiable experience managing a multi-million dollar operating and grants budget in a complex, operational, financial and political environment, sound understanding and appreciation of fiscal accountability and internal controls, knowledge of affordable housing issues especially with regard to neighborhood revitalization and cross-sector collaboration, housing development and finance, and/or the management of community-based non-profit organizations.