Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer of Parent Company Family Housing Advisory Services (FHAS), and in line with the mission and policies set forth, the Deputy Executive Director of Omaha 100 Incorporated provides leadership, strategic and business planning, the annual budget and direction to Omaha 100. Identifies new business initiatives that align with Omaha 100’s mission. Builds strong relationships with Omaha 100’s Board of Directors, financial institutions, investors, government officials, and religious communities. Inspires high levels of performance in Omaha 100’s team to strengthen Omaha 100’s brand. Recommends policies for consideration of the Board of Directors, establishes and maintains administrative and operating procedures and controls, and ensures the sustainability of the agency within the mission established by the Board of Directors. Directly accountable to the Omaha 100 Board and to the FHAS CEO or her designate for his/her supervision and administration of the day-to-day operations of the Corporation. Evaluated by the Omaha 100 Board of Directors. In consultation with the Executive Director of FHAS
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
1. Develops strategic and business plans for Omaha 100 that contain specific measurable performance standards. Participates in annual and strategic planning activities with the FHAS and Omaha 100 Boards of Directors.
2. Acts as a substantive and visible presence in the community lending business. Represents the organization and builds the Omaha 100 brand.
3. With the Chief Finance Officer, coordinates the development of the operating budget for Omaha 100 to monitor budget versus actual performance.
4. Fund Raising for Capital, Operations, and Business Management: Responsible for leading growth and diversification of Omaha 100’s fundraising, lending and capital relationships. Develops and implements a business plan to prudently grow Omaha 100’s development, including building new relationships with capital markets and increasing and diversifying its available lending capital including existing and new investors.
5. New Products and Innovation: Develops Omaha 100’s business line and explores other product opportunities.
6. Builds and supports Omaha 100’s strategic business investor and borrower relationships, including lenders government agencies, federal officials, Board and Loan Review Committee. Oversees the performance of assets while maintaining compliance with CDFI standards. Directs and facilitates communications and reporting with Board of Directors and board committees. Represents Omaha 100 in membership organizations and advocacy relationships.
7. Manages a responsible and sound loan portfolio consistent with direction from the Omaha 100 Board and industry standards. Ensures Omaha 100’s lending is in conformance with applicable laws and regulations
8. Loan Production: Responsible for working with the Omaha 100 Board to set loan origination strategy and for leading and directing the lending team directly to meet and exceed loan production goals.
9. Acts in keeping with his/her fiduciary responsibility as an executive of Omaha 100. 10. Coaches, develops and supervises staff.
1. Understands and supports the mission and values of Omaha 100.
2. Represents Omaha 100 in a professional manner at all times.
3. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, economics, business or related field required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
4. Experience in affordable housing lending and loan processing with emphasis on the transaction side of low-income housing.
5. Minimum of four (4) years of supervisory and leadership experience.
6. Established history of strategic and business planning, product innovation and conceptual ability to develop new product ideas and spot market opportunities.
7. Possesses initiative and the ability to work independently. Willingness to work with a participative style of decision-making. Achieves results for the organization with and through other people utilizing creative and innovative solutions.
8. Communicates clearly, both orally and in writing, and relates to a variety of diverse individuals and groups including a board of directors and stakeholders.
9. Proven skills in budgeting, financial management, and credit experience, including responsibility for financial and operational performance.
10. Demonstrated knowledge of managerial and leadership skills, including a proficiency for conceptual thinking, motivating, and problem solving.
11. Intermediate/advanced computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office programs).
12. Treats all people with respect and compassion.
Family Housing Advisory Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.