Careers at HDC

The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is a public benefit corporation and the nation’s largest municipal Housing Finance Agency.  HDC’s programs support the construction and preservation of multi-family affordable housing in New York City.

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Available Positions:

Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture
Project Manager, Development
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Internal Auditor
 

 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture

Area of Talent:    Engineering, Affordable Housing

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:              NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture position reports to the Assistant Vice President in the Asset Management Department. This position performs physical inspections, design reviews, rehabilitation plan and cost review, and construction monitoring of occupied rehabilitation projects to preserve the integrity of HDC’s portfolio of affordable multi-family housing developments.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and assess building conditions, maintenance practices, energy efficiency, storm    resiliency, construction plans, rehabilitation costs, and progress.
  • Prepare written reports to management and ownership with findings and recommendations.
  • Review owner responses to findings and determine the feasibility of the proposed remediation.
  • Complete plan and cost reviews of rehabilitation scopes to advise financing staff.
  • Monitor construction progress and review construction requisitions.
  • Participate in evaluating initiatives and policies affecting the physical strength of  HDC’s portfolio.
  • Participate and represent HDC in meetings with borrowers, business partners and other agencies.
  • Oversee third party consultants as applicable.
  • Frequent travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
  • 2-5 years experience in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
  • Knowledge of NYC building codes, multi-family residential construction, HVAC, plumbing and building conveyance systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office productivity tools.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 plus years relevant experience
  • NYS licensed PE or RA, LEED, BPI or CEM certification
  • Knowledge of Federal State and New York City affordable housing programs.
  • NYS driver’s license preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants may email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to  jobs@nychdc.com or fax to the Human Resources Department at (212) 227-6893.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


  HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Manager, Development

Area of Talent:    Development/Affordable Housing

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:              NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Development reports to the Senior Vice President, Development and is responsible for originating and underwriting mortgage loans using funds raised through bond issuances and/or allocations of corporate reserves.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite mortgage loans (analyze loan proposals; review due diligence materials; prepare spreadsheets outlining each proposal; prepare credit memos; present loans to Credit Committee for approval).
  • Coordinate mortgage loan closings with internal and external parties, including developers, other City agencies, bankers, bond underwriters and tax credit syndicators.
  • Manage relationships with current and prospective developers/borrowers.
  • Prepare management reports and loan tracking information.
  • Assist in evaluating and/or formulating affordable housing program and policy initiatives. 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with substantial course work/credits specific to finance, and/or real estate; a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in real estate lending, and/or development; or a satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to the above.
  • Demonstrated interest in the affordable housing industry.
  • Proficiency in using mortgage loan models and employing financial concepts.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with staff, executives and external partners.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in related field a plus.
  • Knowledge of Federal, New York State, and New York City affordable housing programs and the development process is a plus.

 

​Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Please email your cover letter and resume to  jobs@nychdc.com or fax to (212) 227-6893

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Area of Talent:    Information Technology Strategist/ Financial Services/ Senior Level Leader

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:              NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is conducting a search for an experienced and highly qualified Chief Information Officer (CIO) accountable for defining and delivering IT strategy and capabilities across the organization.  This includes data analytics and business intelligence, development and support, infrastructure, security and technical services.  Reporting to the President, the CIO will be responsible for giving oversight and direction to IT and business leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunities for adding value to the business to increase productivity and profitability.

The CIO is a key contributor to the company’s strategy and planning process and will be responsible both for IT operations and for technology and digital innovation. It is critical for the CIO to build strong and productive relationships with all business unit leaders, acting as a true partner and making IT a business enabler.

 

Job Responsibilities:

The CIO will be responsible for leading, in four major categories: Strategy, Leadership, Team Development, and IT Operations.

 

Strategy

  • As a member of the senior management team, make a key contribution to the formulation of HDC’s business and digital strategies.
  • Proactively advise the senior management team on the emerging technologies and digital trends that are most relevant to HDC’s goals and evolving needs.
  • Help determine capital investment parameters, priorities and risks for enterprise-wide IT initiatives to maximize the return on investment.

 

Leadership

  • Develop an IT vision, strategy, and a roadmap, and lead the IT team and its business partners in effective execution.
  • Ensure, on an ongoing basis, that current and planned technical architecture, investments and solutions are aligned with company business objectives.
  • Prepare and monitor IT operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives and constraints.
  • Develop and execute an analytics program that will allow company business leaders to make data-based decisions.
  • Build strong relationships with business groups and their leaders across the enterprise, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities.
  • Implement the most appropriate and effective IT organizational design to support and engage with the business.
  • Ensure transparency and collaboration between the IT organization and its business partners.

 

 

Team Development

  • Hire, develop, evaluate, reward, and retain a highly-qualified team of IT professionals.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, transparency and accountability in IT.
  • Promote a “business-first” mentality at all levels of the IT organization.
  • Ensure that the organization has strong systems analysis and project management skills, and the ability to execute business-critical projects.
  • Develop and maintain a plan that provides for succession and continuity in the most critical IT management positions.
  • Promote a continuous improvement mindset

 

IT Operations

  • Direct the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the computing infrastructure that supports the company’s operations and business applications. 
  • Establish metrics for managing IT effectiveness and for measuring the impact of IT on the business.
  • Establish appropriate service levels and the processes to ensure that KPIs are met.
  • Maintain oversight of all IT projects, ensuring that commitments are properly planned, staffed, monitored and reported.
  • Establish a comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of relevant data.
  • Lead the design and implementation of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Establish and enforce IT policies, processes, portfolio management, development standards and methodologies.
  • Monitor the industry for developments in IT operations; evaluate and implement relevant new tools and service management frameworks.
  • Review, recommend, and oversee all vendors and managed service agreements for computing, telecommunications, IT services, and equipment.

 

CIO Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

Leadership and Communications

  • Can create a clear strategic vision for information technology that supports business objectives, and can execute on that vision.
  • Possesses exceptional business acumen, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to work collaboratively with diverse leaders, communicate an IT vision and strategy across all levels of the organization, and build consensus around key initiatives and projects.
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written; able to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, hire and motivate a high performing IT team that values transparency and accountability.
  • Excellent negotiating skills with internal customers and external service providers.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; can handle the unexpected with flexibility.
  • A team player who favors collaborative approaches when working with internal and external partners.
  • Proven ability to build trust with others through a commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • A high energy executive; tenacious and passionate about reaching the goal, while keeping ego in check.

 

Transformation

  • Demonstrated experience driving digital transformation and business growth through innovation and the implementation of technology.
  • Possesses solid knowledge in emerging technologies, and the ability to apply these in the service of the company’s key business goals.
  • Experience leading major change initiatives; demonstrated skills in change management.
  • Experience building an enterprise level data analytics capability.
  • Customer-service oriented.
  • Builder of strong technology vendor partnerships, and able to manage multiple vendor relationships to ensure the best performance and financial return.
  • Demonstrated experience with SaaS, cloud-based, and outsourced solutions through third party providers.

 

IT Operations

  • Knowledge of a range of vendor technology solutions; able to select and integrate the most appropriate technologies to support the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement comprehensive approaches to cyber security and risk management.
  • Experience designing and managing an effective IT governance framework across the spectrum of IT service delivery.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • A strong background in operational and capital finances, and IT budget development
  • Understands ITIL and other service management frameworks, and how to scale and implement them.

 

Professional Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of 10-15 years of career experience in technology, including a minimum of 7 years in a leadership position.
  • Prior consulting experience at a Big 4 Firm or equivalent is preferred.
  • Experience in a CIO or equivalent position is preferred.
  • IT leadership experience in Financial services is preferred.
  • Experience leading an agile development organization.
  • Experience managing outsourcing partnerships.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • An MBA is preferred.

 

Interested applicants may email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to  jobs@nychdc.com or fax to the Human Resources Department at (212) 227-6893.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internal Auditor

Area of Talent:    Internal Audit

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:              NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The Internal Auditor, Internal Audit, reports to the Vice President (VP), Internal Audit and is responsible for conducting financial, compliance and operational audits.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts financial, compliance and operational audits of key functional/business areas in accordance with audit standards.
  • Reviews and ensures compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Assists in identifying and evaluating the corporation’s risk areas and provides input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing data, evaluating controls and documenting client processes and procedures.
  • Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgement concerning areas being reviewed.
  • Documents sample selection, fieldwork performed, testing results and audit conclusions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Prepares working papers to support audit observations and conclusions and maintains documentation of internal audits performed.
  • Prepares audit reports including audit observations and suggested improvements and presents audit results to Management and the Audit Committee.
  • Evaluates responses to audit observations to determine reasonableness and suggests follow-up action.
  • Performs follow-up reviews on actions taken to address audit issues identified.
  • Interacts with external auditors on financial & internal control related reviews as required.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers.
  • Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field such as real estate finance, accounting, business administration.
  • 2-3 years minimum of relevant internal auditing experience in real estate finance and/or mortgage operations, accounting, business analysis OR, a satisfactory combination of experience and education that is equivalent to the above.
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices; management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Direct experience in designing and performing audit procedures including for the assessment of business process, and identification of key risks and key controls.
  • Direct experience performing relevant field work in accordance with an approved audit program.  
  • Ability and experience managing audits with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, analytic, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional Internal Audit Certification such as CIA, CPA, or CISA preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite specifically Excel, Word and Visio experience. 
     

Interested applicants may email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to  jobs@nychdc.com or fax to the Human Resources Department at (212) 227-6893.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer