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Community Development Manager in Orono, ME
Orono, ME - Bangor Area Staffing is seeking a Community Development Manager to lead community development lending efforts and grow the portfolio for our client, a community development financial institution (CDFI) and community development corporation (CDC). This is a full-time, Direct Hire position.

The work will include:

Conducting outreach to tribal authorities and other potential borrowers to market and promote our client's community development loan products;
Conduct research on potential sources of capital (including Low Income Housing Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits, and the Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program);
Developing partnerships with lending partners (for participation loans);
Developing a pipeline of potential community development borrowers;
Conduct initial screening/underwriting of community development loans;
Monitor community development loan portfolio; and
Assist in related program development, implementation, and reporting.
Bachelors Degree in business, finance, economic, or related field
Three to five years of experience working in the community development field
Understanding of community development financing
Experience with community engagement activities
Willingness to travel, both in-state and nationally

Strong administrative skills and self-motivated with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision in an effective and efficient manner.
Ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines without sacrificing quality.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
Proven ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within strict time frames as well as simultaneously managing several projects, facilitating and participating in group meetings required.
Demonstrated interest in community development
Experience working with Native American tribes is preferred.

Email your cover letter and resume to Nettie Kilby, Branch Manager at jobs@BangorAreaStaffing.com to be considered for this Direct Hire opportunity.

Salary: $50k-$55k plus benefits.

Must meet background check requirements and have valid driver's license.
Nettie Kilby, Branch Manager
Housing Program Administrative Assistant in Orono, ME
Great opportunity with a non-profit making a difference. BASS is recruiting for a Housing Program Administrative Assistant. In this position you will be responsible for assisting to successfully execute the housing counseling/lending and financial capabilities program designed to improve social and economic. This person will primarily be the first point of contact for client inquiries.

Some of the duties to include:

~Maintain client files, both electronic and paper

~Performs Intake on client inquires

~Assists in the design of marketing materials

~Delivers one on one housing counseling, addressing general lending inquiries, and assists with coordinating and delivering group education sessions in different communities

~Assists in ensuring that all activity is in full compliance with local, state and federal regulations

~Completes corresponding data tracking programs for accurately and timely

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour
~Education: Associates Degree Bachelor's Degree in related area of study (e.g. Education/ Social Services I Business / Finance) or an equivalent combination of experience and education preferred.

~Knowledge of personal financial management, basic lending practices and procedures, and understanding of housing loan underwriting preferred.

~A certification in financial education, credit counseling, and additional relevant training required within twelve (12) months.

~Strong communications skills, verbal and written required

~Self-direction, organization, motivation and attention to detail are required.

~Current valid Maine driver's license with safe driving record needed as this position does require travel.

To apply to this wonderful opportunity, please email your resume to jobs@BangorAreaStaffing.com today.
Nettie Kilby, Branch Manager