Apr 15, 2018


  • Weingart Foundation
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Administration / Clerical Foundations

Job Description

Under the direction of the President and CEO, the Senior Director of Real Estate Development has responsibility for day-to-day operations of specific projects, mainly rehabilitation, and new construction of low-income rental and supportive housing developments. The position requires superb communication and teamwork skills and is located in the administrative offices in downtown Los Angeles. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, but are not limited to the following:

1. Function as the Weingart Center’s representative on the development team currently working on the three phase development project that is projected to result in up to 700 new units of affordable and supportive housing on properties currently owned by WCA.

2. Manage the design and development of additional new affordable and supportive housing developments, subsequent to their feasibility stage, including:

3. Prepare for the President and CEO as needed analysis and underwriting for new projects including:

4. Coordinate preparation of materials for meetings and presentations to funders, partners, public officias and political decision makers.

5. Perform other duties as direction in other areas where the position’s skills, knowledge and experience may be needed.


•At least 5 years of relevant experience in working with and fully understanding various affordable housing finance sources

•Able to understand and manage affordable housing proformas.

•Strong team player and effective communicator who is able to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

•Working knowledge of major local, state and federal affordable housing programs and policies.

•Have a deep understanding of the Los Angeles affordable housing and real estate market and landscape.

•Ability to think creatively.

•Strong computer skills in complex Excel spreadsheet applications, Word, and


•Proven organizational and problem solving skills.

•Ability to work with private lenders, equity investors and other business contacts.

•Self-starter with demonstrated high degree of independent initiative.

•Ability to work in a fast-moving, flexible environment.

•Ability to organize and schedule tasks in support of multiple deadlines and projects; detail oriented.

•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

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