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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineNovember 6, 2020
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$35,000-60,000
Phone(434) 293-9066


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville, a cutting-edge non-profit housing and community developer, is seeking a Land Development Coordinator to coordinate all elements of Habitat’s property pursuit, site design and land development entitlement activities. The LDC works closely with the Director of Land Development and the President/CEO to ensure sufficient, entitled land/property resources in order to meet the building and development goals of the organization and make certain that Habitat site design is of the highest quality.

Job Duties

 Identify and pursue real estate acquisition opportunities within several Charlottesville area jurisdictions
 Prepare and perform research as part of site feasibility studies
 Daily collaboration with legal, architectural, and engineering consultants
 Review engineering plans for consistency with site design concepts
 Work with Director of Land Development and other Habitat staff to perform land entitlements work under specific timelines
 Prepare and maintain project schedules and budgets
 Work with Department of Family and Community Partnerships and Homeowner Council to track satisfaction/dissatisfaction with site features in existing communities and homes toward updating and improving future site and home design.
 Participate in the creation of home owner association and condo association documents
 Be knowledgeable about Habitat’s mission and convey it effectively to volunteers and partners
 Job will likely involve 60% of time spent in the office and 40% out of the office.

Skills Required

 Commitment to affordable housing
 Positive and professional attitude
 Experience in real estate acquisition, urban planning, site design, and land entitlements.
 Familiarity and experience with planning and entitlements work in City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County or other jurisdictions of similar size and populations
 Successful project management portfolio along with a creative and resourceful personality
 Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Proven ability to work well with others including community leaders, elected officials, jurisdiction staff, and diverse collection of team members
 Strong organizational and computer skills including GIS and MS Office applications
 Understanding of sustainable and green site building practices a plus
 College degree in architecture, urban planning, civil engineering, business, government, real estate, or related field.

Work Schedule

Full-time M-F (9am-5pm). May include some evenings and weekends.