LA2050
Southern California Association of NonProfit Housing

Public Policy Coordinator

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
27 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Background:

Background:The Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH) is a regional, membership organization promoting the production, preservation, and management of homes affordable to low-income people throughout the Southern California region. Our roughly 250 organizational members—including about 1,400 individuals¬—are based primarily in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, and include non-profit housing developers, private businesses, property management companies, government agencies, and social service organizations.

In its policy work, SCANPH engages decision makers at the local, regional, state and federal level. Our work includes monitoring, advocating for, and commenting on policy initiatives and regulatory rulings that impact our members’ ability to develop and manage affordable housing. It also includes conducting and presenting research that furthers affordable housing development throughout the region. In some cases, SCANPH initiates and leads public policy campaigns designed to enhance our members’ work. 

Public Policy Coordinator:

SCANPH seeks a Public Policy Coordinator to assist with its policy work. The Coordinator will report to the Policy Director and to the Executive Director. The position is a full-time position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Legislative and Regulatory Policy
    • Facilitate industry comment to legislation and regulatory policy;
    • Monitor local, state, and federal policy impacting the affordable housing field; 
    • Manage industry responses to policy proposals.
  • Member Organization and Mobilization
    • Manage and facilitate the board policy committee;
    • Staff SCANPH policy subcommittees comprised of members with strong subject matter expertise;
    • Coordinate written positions on legislation and regulatory policy;
    • Mobilize members to support SCANPH’s policy agenda;
    • Direct the region’s Resident United Network effort the engage affordable housing residents in civic activities.
  • Empirical Research and Reports
    • Work with the Communications Manager to produce research-driven materials to support our policy work;
    • Administer the ongoing development and maintenance of the SCANPH member affordable housing database. 

‚ÄčRequirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal presentations to a variety of individuals and organizations.
  • Two years’ experience in policy and advocacy and/or working with organized constituents.
  • Ability to lead organized groups of members, lead delegations to policy makers and run membership and coalition meetings.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and goals of SCANPH.
  • Ability to work within a small staff and handle diverse duties.
  • Familiarity with GIS mapping software a plus.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus.
  • Familiarity with online tools for managing and organizing multifaceted groups and activities, as well as with communicating via social media.
To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume for immediate consideration to: Alan Greenlee at [email protected]

Questions: Should be directed to [email protected]

BENEFITS

Salary and benefits: Salary will be based on applicant qualifications. Generous benefits package including healthcare and retirement included.

Employment Status: Full Time

Preferred Start Date: As soon as position is filled