Careers

NCCLF promotes diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace and believes it is important for the continuing success of the Fund. In accordance with state and federal law, NCCLF will not discriminate against an employee or applicant due to race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, weight or height or other protected categories in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. Opportunity is provided to all employees based on qualifications and job performance.

Open Positions

Consulting Program Assistant

San Francisco, CA

Position Summary

The Consulting Program Assistant oversees administration of all consulting engagements and supports the consulting team to organize contracts and client materials, prepare workshops and disburse grants.   The Consulting Program Assistant works with a team of 6-9 consultants to monitor the status for each consulting project, prepare reports to funders and board members, track and prepare invoices, and edit final reports.  The Consulting Program Assistant will be a knowledgeable database and Excel user who will create special reports to analyze impact data.  The Consulting Program Assistant will also assist with preparing PowerPoint presentations for workshops and will manage the logistics for 10-15 workshops annually.

Primary Responsibilities 

Support for Consulting Team:

  • Work with consultants to prepare contracts for service.
  • Integrate client’s organizational information and scope of work into standard NCCLF contracts for service.
  • Enter all consulting engagements into Salesforce and manage status updates.
  • Maintain pipeline status reports and calendar of NCCLF consulting engagements and workshops.
  • Regularly review reports for data completeness and accuracy; follow up as needed to insure data integrity.
  • Prepare and edit reports that detail consulting projects.
  • Write summaries of consulting projects and prepare reports.
  • Assist Consultants with research, application preparation, and administrative tasks for consulting engagements and grant/funding proposals.
  • Conduct preliminary analysis of financial data, real estate documents, and client materials.
  • Other special projects as assigned.

Contract Compliance and Invoicing Systems:

  • Ensure compliance for all government contracts and foundation grants.
  • Manage time tracking software, track billing hours and prepare data for invoicing, and create invoices for distribution by Accounting Department.
  • Track contract deliverables against invoicing status.
  • Coordinate with Accounting Department to ensure financial records are accurate and consistent.
  • Monitor and follow up with clients who have past due accounts.

Coordination of Consulting Workshops:

  • Manage all logistics for workshops and webinars, including, but not limited to, marketing, set-up of electronic registration, booking rooms, evaluating available technology and arranging for technology resources, arranging for signage and check-in, and preparing materials for attendees.
  • Create and edit documents and materials in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
  • Analyze evaluations to improve future presentations.

Program Administration:

  • Coordinate with NCCLF Development Department staff to generate marketing materials and business development strategies.
  • Prepare reports for the Development and Finance departments and Board of Directors.
  • Provide staff support to the Consulting Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Work with the Development staff to update Consulting Program’s web pages.
  • Work with the Business Systems Analyst to improve Consulting program systems for more efficient and effective usage of Salesforce and other systems.

General Office Administration:

  • Coordinate with NCCLF Development Department staff to generate marketing materials and business development strategies.
  • Prepare reports for the Development and Finance departments and Board of Directors.
  • Provide staff support to the Consulting Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Work with the Development staff to update Consulting Program’s web pages.
  • Work with the Business Systems Analyst to improve Consulting program systems for more efficient and effective usage of Salesforce and other systems.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA degree in business, finance, accounting, management or related field; or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of experience providing administrative support.
  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point, Adobe and Google Earth.
  • Ability to produce professional quality work that meets agreed upon deadlines.
  • Superior judgment and attention to details and deadlines.
  • Willingness to be flexible regarding specific tasks and timelines.
  • Strong team player skills and ability to work effectively in a cooperative and diverse environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passionate commitment to work in community development and the nonprofit sector.
  • Understanding of and ability to work with a range of nonprofit clients which reflect the diversity of the Bay Area and Northern California.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs without assistance. Valid California Drivers License for required driving.

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Interest in commercial real estate or nonprofit finance management
  • Experience with a Client Relationship Management software, such as Salesforce
  • GIS mapping skills.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary $48,000 – $53,000 plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan and three weeks of vacation.

Send résumé and cover letter:
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Attn: HR
870 Market Street, Suite 677
San Francisco, CA94102

Fax to 415-392-8216 or email to info@ncclf.org with “Consulting Program Assistant” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Community Development Specialist

San Joaquin Valley, CA

NCCLF works with governmental and nonprofit organizations to assist with planning the real estate needs of their programs. In the San Joaquin Valley, focal areas for our work include community facilities, affordable housing, and mixed use developments for organizations that serve low income communities.

The SJV Community Development Specialist has an entrepreneurial spirit and is comfortable working independently. S/He has deep knowledge of the community development sector (affordable housing, social services, healthy food, community arts), community based organizations, funders, local businesses and government entities.

The SJV Community Development Specialist will conduct marketing and outreach activities to identify potential clients and opportunities for NCCLF. S/he will develop potential borrower and client relationships, build and manage a base of referral sources and align strategic partnerships to further NCCLF’s mission and impact in the San Joaquin Valley. S/He will identify public sector entities and nonprofit organizations that serve low income communities and will assist them with business planning and evaluation; connecting them to necessary resources. S/He will work with the Business Development Loan Officer to organize the Community Facilities Challenge at Fresno State University.

This position is based in our Fresno office. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a satellite office and collaborating with staff in the San Francisco office.

Primary Responsibilities

Business Development:

  • Represent NCCLF at various community meetings, convenings, and conferences.
  • Market NCCLF’s services and products to CBO’s, municipalities, and other potential clients.
  • Identify key partnerships and collaborations for NCCLF to participate in.
  • Meet with funders to discuss our services

Client Services

  • Work with clients to determine the goals and feasibility of their affordable housing/community facility/healthy food projects.
  • Assist CBOs with business planning and provide referrals to resources
  • Collaborate with other NCCLF staff to determine the capacity of the client’s financial structure to support project costs and debt.
  • Manage and maintain positive client relationships.
  • Organize, plan and conduct workshops on financial and/or real estate related topics.
  • Measure and track results of consulting engagements.
  • Assist program staff with creation of marketing materials and marketing strategies for informational workshops.

Community Facilities Challenge:

  • Identify and evaluate potential sites and host CBO’s/municipalities.
  • Coordinate program with FSU professors and other partners.
  • Coordinate/provide real estate training workshop for students.

Program Management & Administration

  • Work with staff to maintain NCCLF consultant and borrower referral network.
  • Attend NCCLF staff meetings (via conference call and/or in-person).
  • Prepare applications and reports to external funders (government agencies, foundations, etc) for third party contracts.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years management experience in a community based organization, foundation, or municipality.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: nonprofit financial management, real estate, banking, small business development, or healthy food programs
  • Familiarity with community development organizations, funders, and government entities in the San Joaquin Valley.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • BA degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Automobile required and valid California Drivers License.
  • Ability to attend meetings and events in San Francisco
  • Ability to conduct site visits throughout San Joaquin Valley.

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with developing and/or managing affordable housing, community facilities and/or multi-tenant centers.
  • Experience with providing technical assistance, consulting and training, including curriculum development, webinars, group presentations and individual consultations.
  • Experience with providing technical assistance, consulting and training, including curriculum development, webinars, group presentations and individual consultations.
  • Familiarity with commercial lease negotiations and commercial Real Estate brokerage practices
  • Familiarity with commercial tenant improvement construction practices.
  • Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish..
  • Masters degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Compensation and Benefits:
Position is 80% time (32 hours/week). Starting salary is $56,000 – $60,000, depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan and three weeks vacation.

Send résumé and cover letter:
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Attn: HR
870 Market Street, Suite 677
San Francisco, CA94102

Fax to 415-392-8216 or email to hr@ncclf.org with “SJV-Community Development Specialist” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.