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Real Estate Development Program Specialist

Job Description | Program Specialist
This position is classified as Non-Exempt and Full-Time, reports to the Real Estate Development (RED) Director
and is a union position represented by CWA Local 7901. CASA of Oregon is located in Sherwood, OR
This position is a Grade 4 with a starting salary range of $53,453 – $62,820
Department Director: Rosie Andalon,

The Real Estate Development Program Specialist assists with a wide array of assignments related to housing and
community facilities development, including research, compiling data, preparing forms/reports, and overseeing the
compliance of State Prevailing Wage Rates, Federal Davis Bacon and Related Acts requirements.

– Assist with the preparation of grant applications
-Acquire & prepare various forms and documents
– Conduct outreach and surveys of farmworker families
– Assist Program Managers in project planning and perform necessary tasks accordingly
– Periodically take on new projects to support development team and agency
– Translate documents
– Help plan and coordinate conferences and retreats
– Develop marketing materials
-Assist Program Managers with tasks related to Davis Bacon & Prevailing Wage Rate document prep and
– Assist Program Manager with tasks related to Community Development Block Grant requirements and
– Fills in where and when appropriate for Program Manager during short term absences (sabbatical, vacation,
-Other duties as assigned

Education/ Experience: Associate Degree preferred. Two-three years’ experience in office operations;
NOTE: A combination of education/training/work experience demonstrating general qualifications for the position may
be accepted in lieu of degree requirement.

– Knowledge of and experience in affordable housing programs preferred
– Familiarity with the operations of non-profit organizations
– Ability to plan and manage multiple projects, and meet strict deadlines

-Capacity to work independently and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision
– Effective oral and written communication skills to a wide audience
-Good organizational and interpersonal skills
– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and budget manipulation
-Proficiency using MS software and other computer software
-Willingness to assist co-workers with special projects
-Preference for bilingual Spanish speakers
-A commitment to working in a multicultural/bilingual environment; and a driver’s license and access to

– Work is in an indoor, office setting. May occasionally require meeting at or visiting project sites in various
settings throughout the state.
– This position requires occasional travel both in state and to trainings and/or conferences out of state, which
may include day and evening work.
– Must have a valid driver’s license with consistent access to reliable transportation.
-CASA’s work culture is inclusive, equitable, and collaborative. CASA makes transparent and shared decisions, and
cultivates staff through professional development.
– CASA encourages and supports staff involvement in both internal and external committee work during regular
work time. Internal committees include: Equity Committee, Health, Safety & Wellness Committee, and Fun

The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable
accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following
– Ability to: stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl;
– Lift, carry, and place items of up to 25 pounds;
– Maintain sustained concentration on computer screens;
– Use keyboards and a variety of computer peripherals
CASA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or (dis)ability status. CASA of Oregon also
complies with federal and state (dis)ability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees
with (dis)abilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to
perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the
department director.

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