Homeownership Expansion Specialist

  • Full Time
  • St. Louis
  • Remote

Website Beyond Housing

Overview: Beyond Housing is a nationally recognized community de

Position: The Homeownership Expansion Specialist (HES) will serve families within the current Housing Resource Coordination (HRC) portfolio and the St. Louis County region laying the groundwork for an accelerated pathway to homeownership. The goal of the homeownership expansion is to help low to moderate-income families achieve housing stability and work toward a self-identified goal of homeownership. The HES provides financial advising, homeownership education, counseling, down payment assistance, and other supports relative to not only purchasing a home but also thriving as a homeowner. This is a grant-funded position with an expected duration of employment between 12-24 months, although may be longer.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Conducts comprehensive individual one-on-one advising sessions reviewing client’s personal finances including savings, debt, and credit

 Completes action plan with client input outlining client home ownership goals addressing any issues related to credit, debt, savings, etc.

 Maintains schedule of appointments for counseling sessions including customer follow-up and contact to ensure the client is working toward his/her identified goals.  Creates a file for each counseling customer that includes the intake form, credit report, advisor’s analysis, and income documentation.

 Maintains and updates customer records both during and after each counseling session including customer tracking database and individual files.

 Assists with organizing pre and post-purchase home buyer workshops including group facilitation and course content delivery.

 Ensures that quality control measures are followed, and that customer satisfaction is a priority of the counseling program.

 Develops and implements proper procedures and internal controls necessary to maintain the security of all systems and confidentiality of all records.

 Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

 Must be at least 18 years old and have a High School Diploma or GED.

 Two years of experience in consumer credit counseling, housing, real estate, or case management, is preferred.

 Familiarity with the home-buying and loan process, and general underwriting guidelines.

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 Demonstrated presentation skills.

 Ability to maintain confidentiality.

 Experience with office systems, computer literacy, and knowledge of Salesforce and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Teams, and Outlook.

 Ability to work independently as a productive team member.

 Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

 Ability to obtain HUD certification.

 Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.

 Candidates must be able to obtain HUD certification within 60 days of the date of hire


 Financial Advising Manager


 None

Salary and Benefits:

 Full-time hourly position with benefits for a full-time position as determined in the current Beyond Housing Employee Handbook

 $44,000.00 – 48,000.00

Application Instructions: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in MS Word format to HR@beyondhousing.org

HUD Certification required

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