Deputy Director of Housing Development

Job Opening

The Deputy Director of Housing Development is a senior position responsible for overseeing all phases of real estate housing development from project inception through construction and occupancy.


  • Coordination of community development initiatives, from initial planning through construction completion; that includes vacant and occupied building rehabilitation, new construction, multi-family rental, 1-4 family home ownership, commercial and community facility projects.
  • Lead in the analysis of potential development sites: land-use, site capacity, target population, program elements, and financial feasibility.
  • Supervision of real estate staff to implement development projects
  • Coordination of development team: consultants, architects, contractors, etc.
  • Coordination of project financing and closing and construction.
  • Assist in determination and analysis of community needs in terms of housing and quality of life issues; assist in formulation of policies and initiatives to meet these needs.
  • Assist in writing funding proposals for housing and community development projects.


  • Min. BA/BS degree with four or more years of work experience in a real estate development or related field; urban planning, architecture, construction, finance, property management.
  • Familiarity with housing programs & policies at City, State & Federal levels
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Experience with project and program coordination: clients, consultants and collaborators.
  • Experience with loan underwriting, project feasibility analysis and urban design
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer expertise, ability to work on several projects simultaneously and independently.
  • Knowledge of minority and low income, NYC and major issues: Housing, community development, local planning.


Commensurate with experience; Health, Dental and other fringe benefits

How to apply

If interested, please send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to:

St. Nicks Alliance
Attn: Dep. Director Housing Development Search
2 Kingsland Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Fax: 718-486-5982

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Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

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