Job Description | Manufactured Housing and Cooperative Development
Center (MHCDC) Senior Program Manager
This position is classified as Non-Exempt and Full-Time, and reports to the Director, Manufactured
Housing and Cooperative Development Center
This position is a Grade 12 with a starting Salary of $88,935 to $104,475 (range effective 1/1/2024)
The tasks of the MHCDC Senior Program Manager are the preservation and development of
manufactured housing communities for CASA and also to advise the MHCDC Director on the direction of
CASA’s MHCDC Program. The Senior Program Manager oversees activities from predevelopment
through acquisition to conversion and post conversion, and may include construction project
management, and lease-up. This position is also responsible for overseeing the MHCDC Organizer
Position. This position requires extensive travel throughout the state to meetings during the day and
– Identifies and works with brokers, manufactured housing community owners, resident
cooperatives, government entities, and individual homeowners to effectively convert parks to a
resident owned community (ROC).
– Educates brokers, owner and resident communities on the MHP program
– Analyzes manufactured housing community markets;
– Inventories and selects manufactured housing communities, coordinates necessary land use
verification, and environmental due diligence reports, including a property conditions report;
– Assembles and manages the conversion team, including engineers, attorney, property manager,
lenders, and assists cooperative negotiate contract terms;
– Assists with the development of a replacement housing strategy, and leads the single-family
financing and donated manufactured homes initiatives that augment this strategy.
– Prepares development and operation budgets and revises them, as necessary, to reflect
changing project requirements;
-Secures and Administers project financing (include local, state and federal grants, conventional
and subsidized loans, state and federal tax credits, private foundations and trusts, tax
exemptions and in-kind donations)
– Reviews documents, including design, construction agreements, and finance documents;
– Coordinates hiring of third party construction project management; may attend inspections; and
reviews draw requests and change orders;
– Prepares requests for proposals for professional services;
– Develops and oversees project timelines; prepares any required reports; and
– Assists MHCDC Director and , as needed, with other projects; may assist with general operations
of the organization, engages in fundraising activities for the MHCDC Program
– Directly oversees and supervises the Community Organizer and Senior Housing Specialist. This
includes all aspects of supervision and staff management of that position. This includes but is
not limited to: during the conversion process to coordinate project schedule; organizing
milestones; and other duties related to the conversion of parks into Cooperatives as well as:
hiring, staff development, performance management of the organizer and Senior Housing
– Performs the duties of Interim Department Director in the absence of the Director.
– Other duties as assigned
Education: BA/ BS in real estate, planning, construction sciences, business, architecture or related field is
preferred. Related work experience comparable to higher education will also be considered.
Licensure: Must be licensed in the state of Oregon as a real estate broker or be willing to become a
licensed real estate broker within one year and must be willing to independently contract with a CASA
approved brokerage firm.
Experience: At least six years of real estate sales experience or experience developing real estate and/or
managing affordable housing and construction projects
– A thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience in affordable housing development and
-A thorough knowledge of and demonstrated successful experience with various funding sources
including Rural Development, Oregon Housing and Community Services, Community
Development Block Grants, among others;
– A history of successfully completing at least five housing Manufactured Home Park Conversions
from beginning to perm loan closing;
– Experience working with low-income individuals, brokers, real estate investors, local sponsors,
community representatives, lenders, and other involved in the development process;
– Ability to plan and manage multiple projects, budgets, and contracts and meet strict deadlines;
– Capacity to work independently and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision;
– Excellent presentation and written communication skills, including grant writing
-Ability to practice cultural humility when interacting with co-workers and clients of diverse
ethnic, religious, political, and cultural backgrounds and sexual or gender identities, treating
everyone with respect and dignity.
– A commitment to working in a multicultural/bilingual environment;
– A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
– Work is in an indoor, office setting and driving to sites at manufactured home parks and meeting
areas throughout the state.
– This position requires travel both in state and to trainings out of state including day and evening
work. An Oregon driver license is a requirement for this position.
– Hybrid work setting and flexible schedule available to accommodate evening and some weekend
Physical and Sensory Capability Requirements
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 requirements.
– Ability to: stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch
– Lift, carry, and place items of up to 25 pounds;
– Maintain sustained concentration on computer screens;
– Use keyboards and a variety of computer peripherals;
– Attend meetings on construction job sites and wear appropriate safety gear;
– Must have a valid driver’s license with consistent access to reliable transportation;
– Must be able to drive both day and night and travel to rural areas including nights and
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