Executive Director

Website Housing Partnership of Chester County

Position :                                 Chief Staff Executive/Executive Director

Reports to:                              Board of Directors

Date:                                       October 17, 2022


Position Summary

To contribute to the mission, the Executive Director is accountable for all operational activities of the HPCC. Provides leadership to the organization consistent with the vision and mission, laws and regulations, and sound business practices that result in a long-term profitable and sustainable entity.  Develops, manages, and implements programs that support the Board approved Strategic Plan.


Key Accountabilities

Plan and implement a comprehensive effort to bring together government, non-profit and for-profit partners, to provide answers to the many housing questions facing the County and otherwise to carry out the purposes of the Partnership, using an annual staff business plan and comprehensive revenue plan including public funding and philanthropic fundraising.
·         Provide oversight for each of the major Board approved HPCC programs.

·         Develop and implement a comprehensive revenue plan, including public sector and private sector grants, corporate and individual gifts, and other sources.  Maintain and cultivate a database of donors and grantors[RH1] . Oversee appropriate uses of all grant revenues and prepare/submit grantor reports as required.

·         Develop and maintain good working relationships with all key constituencies including but not limited to banks, public funders, private donors, and other funding sources, federal, state, and municipal government leaders and elected officials.

·         Develop and sustain a substantive and visible presence in the affordable housing and real estate sectors to bring credibility, contacts, and business opportunities to HPCC.

·         Prepare and present an annual operating budget; interpret monthly financial statements, achieving both through collaboration with Agency’s Bookkeeper and Board Treasurer. Manage the day-to-day finances of HPCC including but not limited to payables, receivables, billing, payroll, banking transactions and preparation of all routine financial statements.

·         Maintain the Agency as a financially self-sustaining organization, while managing the maintenance and upkeep of the office building and surrounding property.

·         Collaborate with the staff and Executive Committee to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the Agency.


·         Earned degree from an accredited university in Public Administration, Finance, Real Estate, Business, or a related field, or equivalent.  MBA desired.  Minimum of eight years of Executive Director experience—at least half of which must be as a people manager with full HR accountability—in a non-profit environment. Experience in the construction, development and/or production of affordable housing, or similar work in mortgage generation or real estate a significant plus. 

·         Solid strategic thinker who will focus on the big picture, and will also engage with staff on tactical, operational, and technical matters and with clients on program issues.

·         Exceptional interpersonal skills that foster effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals. Is equally comfortable working with elected and public officials and business leaders as well as residents and community organizers.

·         Demonstrated successful experience with public and private affordable housing funding resources and subsidy programs.

·         Highly developed listening, written, and oral communication skills with an ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision, and make effective presentations to diverse constituencies on complex topics.

·         Thorough understanding of financial management and finance-related performance metrics. Demonstrated technical expertise to analyze and negotiate financial and operational details of real estate developments with developers, contractors, lenders, investors, and government officials.

·         Mature business judgement

·         Articulation and interpersonal skills necessary to structure financial presentations to senior governmental, corporate, or banking personnel and to inspire their confidence in working with the Agency.

·         Thorough, organized and detail oriented; able to prioritize work and organize tasks in a fast-paced environment

·         Fully embrace and support the organizational mission, culture, and core values.

·         Knowledge of software platforms including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.

·         Ability to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently is a plus.


HPCC reserves the right to revise and alter this job description as needed.

 [RH1]If these are foundations, they are donors, making this redundant. – if they are government agencies, we need to be more clear.

HUD Certification preferred

To apply for this job email your details to rob@housingpartnershipcc.com

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