Home Ownership Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • Remote

Website Neighborhood Housing Service of Chicago, INC

Job Description

  • Conduct foreclosure prevention workshops and participate in outreach events as required.
  • Document and report all counseling activities, outcomes and outreach in NHS counseling databases for internal tracking and external reporting to funders on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as required.
  • Document and store client files in a manner consistent with established protocols.
  • Maintain required job skills, core professional competencies and required certifications. Participate in required educational programs, trainings and staff meetings.
  • Participate in outreach activities to promote and provide NHS services in the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

  • Documented counseling hours in NHS database.
  • Documented counseling outcomes across assigned programs.
  • High level of customer satisfaction with NHS services provided.
  • Adherence to established policies and procedures for the delivery of counseling and education services.
  • Meeting established expectations of quality assurance reviews.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the components of financial/credit management, mortgage finance and the home buying process.
  • Ability to compare and contrast financial information; calculate mortgage affordability and other metrics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written with customers, mortgage lenders, loan servicers and NHS partners.  
  • Ability to actively listen to customers and build rapport; respond promptly to customer needs and request for service; meet commitments.
  • Ability to problem solve through information gathering and analysis, developing alternative solutions using reason and resources. 
  • Time management and organizational skills to effectively manage customer pipeline.
  • Proficiency in Windows-based software; ability to learn and use client management systems, virtual conferencing tools and other software.  
  • Flexible work schedule, including ability to work some nights and Saturdays.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience

  • Two to four years of experience in housing counseling, financial/credit counseling, mortgage lending/processing, or real estate sales preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a high volume customer pipeline or case load preferred; along with experience in using a CRM, such as Salesforce, and call center software, such as Five9.
HUD Certification required

To apply for this job please visit workforcenow.adp.com.

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