Community Corporation of Santa Monica,

Project Manager

2 months ago
Employment type
Full - Time
Santa Monica
Closing date

About this organization

Community Corp is a non-profit organization that restores, builds, and manages affordable housing for working families of modest means. Since our inception in 1982, we have rehabilitated and constructed nearly 2,023 homes. By enhancing and increasing affordable housing, we improve neighborhoods, create an environment where people can thrive, and change thousands of lives. Our work contributes to the distinct character of Santa Monica, making it a more inclusive, caring, and environmentally sustainable city.

Position Overview-

Under the direction of the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development, the Project Manager is responsible for activities relating to a project’s development from site acquisition to construction completion and conversion to permanent financing.


Medical insurance

Dental and vision insuranc403b retirement plan

4 weeks of paid vacation Paid holidays

Paid sick leave

Mileage reimbursement

School Reimbursement

Every other Friday off!

About this job

Position Overview-

Under the direction of the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development, the Project Manager is responsible for activities relating to a project’s development from site acquisition to construction completion and conversion to permanent financing.

Essential Position Responsibilities:


-Work with the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development to identify new properties to acquire and to perform feasibility analyses.

-Secure acquisition/predevelopment financing and acquire land/buildings.

-Secure development entitlements and approvals, including preparing applications and negotiating with public agencies and community groups.

-Provide input, analysis and oversight of architects, engineers and consultants in the preparation of plans and documents.

-Oversee the preparation of construction bidding and contract materials.

-Provide input, analysis and recommendations with regards to the selection of contractors, construction managers, and other team members.

-Coordinate tenant relocations.

Financing / Closing-

-Secure commitments for construction/permanent financing, including preparing applications and coordinating the submittal of required materials.

-Negotiate deal terms with lenders and investors with input from the Associate Director or -Director of Housing Development.

-Coordinate the closing of construction financing.

-Answer questions and resolve issues as they arise.

New Construction & Rehabilitation-

-Coordinate with other departments within Community Corp. including Property -Management, Maintenance and Accounting.

-Monitor construction in progress, prepare payment requests, evaluate change order requests, resolve issues as they arise, and ensure compliance with various requirements.

-Provide updates and recommendations to management.

Permanent Loan Conversion-

-Ensure all requirements are met to pay-off the construction loan and convert to permanent financing.

Other Duties-

-Serve as a project’s contact person for all entities, including local, state and federal agencies as well as various community groups. Be able to address and handle issues that arise during the process.

-Demonstrate professionalism and leadership within Community Corp. by managing projects with a consideration for all departments’ needs.

-Participate in or lead efforts to enhance use of technology, improve processes and lower risks.

-Perform other duties as assigned.

Pay Range : $86,000 to 115,000 Annually - Hiring Rates are determined by skills, knowledge, experience and internal equity.

All new hires must successfully pass a background check.

Community Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $86,000.00 - $115,000.00 per year



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance

Compensation package:

-Signing bonus

-Yearly pay

Experience level:

-2 years


10 hour shift

Monday to Friday


Bachelor's (Preferred)


Project management: 2 years (Preferred)


Driver's License (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

Santa Monica, CA 90401 (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Santa Monica, CA 90401

Roles & responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities-

This position will not directly supervise other employees.

Physical Requirements-

This position requires the ability to sit and use office equipment and computers for the majority of the workday. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds. Must be able to drive to worksites and inspect and survey worksites.

Work Environment-

This position works in an office environment and is also exposed to outdoor elements such as project sites.

Travel Requirements-

This position requires travel within the region, including but not limited to development sites, other municipalities, consultant offices and government offices. Infrequent travel out of state may be required. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance as required by law.



-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.

-Demonstrated proficiency in real estate finance.

-Ability to produce complex financial spreadsheets.

-Knowledge of affordable housing and community development programs and issues.

-Knowledge of real estate entitlement and approval processes.

-Understanding of urban planning concepts.

-Understanding of construction management principals.

-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and ability to work within a team


-Strong analytical, mathematical, communication and organizational skills.

Education and Experience-

-Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Architecture, Public Administration or related field required. Master’s Degree in Planning, Real Estate, Business or related field preferred. Approximately 2 years of related work in real estate finance or development or other relevant work experience for real estate development.

To apply

Please go onto our company website to submit a resume -

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