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We employ people that believe in The Resurrection Project’s mission, and offer opportunities for personal growth. We have achieved our success because of the people we employ.

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send us your resume and cover letter by e-mail at trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to the attention of our Human Resources Department. We kindly request no phone calls please.

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Director of Financial Wellness

06/06/2020

The Resurrection Project seeks a team leader with energy, innovation, and leadership to execute Financial Wellness programming. The Director of Financial Wellness is responsible for the administration of TRP’s homeownership and financial empowerment counseling and education. Main duties include the implementation of TRP’s financial education and housing counseling programs, development of educational programs, supervision of staff, and building relationships with industry professionals. Department services include pre- and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, financial coaching, and educational workshops.

The Organization

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging over $537 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The Resurrection Project seeks a team leader with energy, innovation, and leadership to execute Financial Wellness programming. The Director of Financial Wellness is responsible for the administration of TRP’s homeownership and financial empowerment counseling and education. Main duties include the implementation of TRP’s financial education and housing counseling programs, development of educational programs, supervision of staff, and building relationships with industry professionals. Department services include pre- and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, financial coaching, and educational workshops.

The Director of Financial Wellness is responsible for establishing and leading strategy and development of the department to empower staff to use relevant knowledge to provide high-quality customer service, manage change and growth, improve program performance and outcome, and extend the TRP influence to external audiences. Director fosters an organizational culture of impact-driven data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data to improve programs and learning. The Director is responsible for partnership building, new contract and program development, supervisory and administrative duties.

The Director of Financial Wellness is a member of the Financial Wellness department and the Community Wealth Building Pillar and works with other staff to further TRP's mission through the promotion of financial capability, sustainable homeownership, and wealth building.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads the integration of Financial Wellness across TRP’s target communities and within internal departments/programs, such as immigration legal services, community organizing, and affordable housing.
  • Cultivates, manages, and expands relationships with financial institutions, corporations, government agencies and others to facilitate new investments into TRP’s service area and further TRP’s Financial Wellness goals and the organization’s mission.
  • Establishes and monitors procedures to ensure smooth operation of programs and quality client services in the areas of homeownership, financial capability, and post-purchase counseling and workshops.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance of programs and contracts in accordable with HUD and other entities.
  • Manages the oversight of the department budget, staff, facilities, materials and equipment, and other assets to ensure responsible control and utilization of TRP resources.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation and marketing of educational programs within the community, including financial education, pre- and post- purchase workshops, foreclosure prevention workshops, and individual counseling services.
  • Develops and manages FW staff, including recruitment and selection; scheduling and job assignments; counseling and coaching; development and training; performance evaluation; and other personnel actions in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • In alignment with TRP’s strategic plan, develops goals, objectives, and workplans for the department and ensures they are achieved. This includes work plans and compliance for projects from funding intermediaries and financial institutions, including, but not limited to UnidosUS, IHDA, NALCAB, MAF (Lending Circles).
  • Oversees the “Ventanilla de Assesoria Financiera,” an initiative that brings financial capability services to the Mexican Consulate of Chicago.
  • Provides one-on-one financial counseling, including individualized Financial Action Plans, and group education to community residents.
  • Identifies and/or develops new loan products and services to assist clients with various homeownership and loan product needs.
  • Approximately 15% of time dedicated to TRP Unified Data System Responsibilities:
    • Train, monitor, and support direct-report staff in continuous use of the TRP Unified Data System, including Saleforce CRM to produce high-quality services to customers and data to TRP (timely, clean, and complete data).
    • Foster an organizational culture of impact-driven data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data to improve programs and learning.
    • Create and support a culture of results-based accountability across all TRP pillars.
    • Provide reports, information and analysis for the purposes of customer service, program development, policy advocacy, and strategic leadership.
    • Recommend and maintain continuous use of Unified Data System goals, strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
    • Supervise and ensure staff training, coaching, and technical assistance with an emphasis on reinforcing use of the reports in combination with other ways of knowing.
    • Remain current on industry best and promising practices in IT monitoring, evaluation, and impact assessment methods and ideas.
    • Collaborate to produce materials that communicate our approach to knowledge management, including monitoring and evaluation systems.
    • Collaborate and manage the design and implementation of other research (e.g. case studies, observations, focus groups, etc.) and produce reports of findings that will be shared with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supports grant writing efforts for Community Wealth Building funding opportunities.
  • Maintains required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attends and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings. This includes conferences, meetings, and trainings across the city, region, and country.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree and five years’ experience in housing counseling, community development, finance, real estate, social work or related field, or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in management and staff supervision. Demonstrated management skills and ability to supervise and build teams.
  • Experience in workshop development and adult education, lending and financial services, teaching, and/or counseling; HUD Housing Counseling Certification a plus. 
  • Direct experience in implementation, development, and/or management of federal, state, or local housing programs and initiatives.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; experience with marketing and sales a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and duties.
  • Demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and Internet required; Smartsheet and Salesforce preferred.
  • Ability to learn, work and improve CRM systems (in particular, Salesforce CRM is a bonus)
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team, problem solve, and be persistent.
  • Adhere to highest ethical standards.
  • Attention to details.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.

Supervisory Relationship: COO

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60608

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Managing Broker

06/06/2020

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages team of Real Estate Brokers
  • Assigns all buyer ready clients to available Brokers
  • Ensures department compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations
  • Utilize effective and proven sales processes to build rapport and discover buyer's needs, purchasing power, and timing
  • Communicate, align, and reset customer expectations by effectively handling objections and continually assessing client's needs
  • Build and maintain trusting relationships and develop customer loyalty
  • Guide buyers through the home buying process, from selection, to the sales contract, to a successful closing. Educate clients on market conditions, prices, mortgages, legal requirements and related matters
  • Attend all showings, home inspections, closings, and follow up on details needed for successful closing and purchase of property. Confer with attorneys, lenders, home inspectors, and pest control operators to ensure that terms and conditions of purchase agreements are met before closing dates
  • Build relationships with local Realtor professionals, bankers, lenders and internal staff at all levels in order to form effective working partnerships
  • Regularly review property listings, trade journals, and relevant literature, and attend conventions, seminars, and staff and association meetings to remain knowledgable about real estate markets and current events
  • Use Salesforce database system to track client progress, Multiple Listing Service, Microsoft Office, Outlook and other electronic tools to provide the best service to customers
  • Provide Real Estate Broker with regular training and ensure the completion of all continuing education requirements.
  • Successfully manages Real Estate Sales team to meet combined monthly sales goals
  • Ensures compliance with all Fair Housing, federal and state regulations
  • Bill and manage budgeting of a department

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish required 
  • Excellent customer service. Extremely responsive to internal and external customer requests; exceeding customers' expectations
  • Familiar self-motivated with persuasive, enthusiastic and customer-service oriented personality and good negotiation and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Listening skills. Listens to understand others' viewpoints. Anticipates customer needs and offers innovative solutions
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and evaluate given information relative to selling techniques and potential homebuyer concerns, needs, and issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for high interaction with a variety of people and forums inside and outside of the organization
  • High standards. Expect personal performance to be nothing short of the best
  • Ability to represent the interests of The Resurrection Project to the public.
  • Must have an active Managing Broker's license with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
  • Minimum of three to five years of licensed Real Estate sales experience
  • Experience in negotiating and real estate contract documentation

 

Supervisory Relationship: President of Liftup

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

06/06/2020

TRP seeks an experienced thought leader in evaluation to build and tell the story of the organization’s achievements, refine and implement a framework for managing program results, measurement, accountability, and learning that will position the organization for continued success. One of the main goals of the M & E Manager is to facilitate, communicate and apply the collective know-how of all members of the organization to advance and replicate the Mission through the practical strategic use of the TRP Integrated and Unified Data System. The Manager will provide leadership and technical oversight, direction and support on performance monitoring, as well as ensure that lessons learned are captured and fed back into organizational sustainability at all levels.  This includes tracking and reporting outcomes internally and to dozens of funding sources and analyzing results and impact at the program, department, community and policy levels

The Organization

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging over $537 million in community investment.

General Job Description

TRP seeks an experienced thought leader in evaluation to build and tell the story of the organization’s achievements, refine and implement a framework for managing program results, measurement, accountability, and learning that will position the organization for continued success. One of the main goals of the M & E Manager is to facilitate, communicate and apply the collective know-how of all members of the organization to advance and replicate the Mission through the practical strategic use of the TRP Integrated and Unified Data System. The Manager will provide leadership and technical oversight, direction and support on performance monitoring, as well as ensure that lessons learned are captured and fed back into organizational sustainability at all levels. This includes tracking and reporting outcomes internally and to dozens of funding sources and analyzing results and impact at the program, department, community and policy levels. The Manager will lead Evaluation initiatives across the organization, and community networks. This position will manage the organization’s efforts to develop, implement, and optimize high-integrity data and results using a unified data system, including a Salesforce database. The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager reports to the IT Vice President and works closely with the Salesforce Database Administrator (consultant), Data Analyst, IT Manager, and top-level staff to manage the collection, analysis, and convey the visual representation of the resulting qualified data, information, and knowledge. The manager manages volunteers and interns.

Job Responsibilities

Team Leadership and Integration:

  • Manage IT team in developing and implementing structures and processes to support integration of Monitoring and Evaluation practices across organization.
  • Annually update Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and implement throughout the year based on industry best practices, grant requirements, and Mission-driven impact framework.
  • Develop and support ongoing systemic and systematic evaluation schedule, standard practices, and identify which data is being analyzed when, and the appropriate audience that would benefit from the analysis. Work with team to ensure that deliverables are appropriately tailored to and communicated to audiences.
  • Foster organizational culture of data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data for program improvement and learning.
  • Oversight and management to ensure that appropriate and accurate data is available for ongoing program management as well as grant reporting. 30th anniversary major fundraising

Analysis and Research:

• Develop and work with a results based accountability framework, and coordinate closely with all departments, provide systemic analysis and research development of both program and community level results related to TRP’s core pillars: Community Wealth Building (home purchase, homeowner services, financial empowerment, and lending), Community Ownership (community organizing, immigration legal services, and policy advocacy), and Stewards of Community Assets (affordable housing development and preservation, property management).

• Lead evaluation and research efforts to inform practice through collection and analysis of case management and survey data, as well as publically available data such as U.S. Census and City of Chicago data.

Training and Communication:

• Present analyses of TRP’s Executive and program impact and community level benchmarks and trends to TRP staff, Board of Directors, community partners, and corporate, foundation, and public sector audiences.

• Communicate data in an accessible, user-friendly manner for multiple audiences.

• Coordinate organizational efforts to build capacity of staff and partners in a variety of data collection, analysis, and use methods, such as Salesforce dashboards, statistical tests and results, benchmarking, Results Scorecard, and others as needed.

• Organize and publish findings for various audiences, including but not limited to: community members, funders, government officials, partner organizations, and media.

• Empower staff to use relevant knowledge to innovate, manage change and growth, improve program performance and outcomes, and extend TRP influence to external audiences.

• Manage IT standard practices of data collection, entry, storage, analysis, reports, and use of high-integrity information throughout the organization.

• Manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of IT/Unified Data System policies and procedures, and best practice trainings and guides to ensure consistency in standards and leveraging of common systems, including monitoring and evaluation practices.

• Perform other IT duties as assigned.

Monitoring and Evaluation Position Performance Measures:

• Manage and improve TRP’s integrated data system integrity, relevance, and effectiveness for internal users and external audiences.

• Maintain and improve program outcomes and monitoring processes, including reporting.

• Understand current and future business goals and ongoing IT issues to ensure business success.

• Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.

• Manage, support, and continuously improve staff adoption of and engagement with IT, data collection, entry, analysis, and use methodology, as well as policies and procedures.

• Take the lead in implementing the organization’s Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.

• Quality control and review of the following standard reports at all levels of TRP (by pillar, department, program, and initiative): monthly and quarterly Management Key Performance Indicator Dashboards and Scorecard Reports; quarterly and annual board reports; other standard reports as needed.

• Facilitate staff training, coaching, and technical assistance with an emphasis on reinforcing use of the reports in combination with other ways of knowing.

• Ensure that the organization’s information needs are met in a timely, effective, and efficient manner.

• Maintain monitoring and evaluation of the IT policies and procedures section of the Salesforce Operations Manual for staff use.

• Manage and update system descriptions as needed: Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, Reporting Requirements and Definitions, etc.

• Provide information and analysis for the purposes of customer service, program development, policy advocacy, and strategic leadership.

• Remain current on industry best and promising practices in IT monitoring, evaluation, and impact assessment methods and ideas.

• Collaborate to produce materials that communicate our approach to knowledge management, including monitoring and evaluation systems.

• Design and conduct other research (e.g. case studies) and produce reports of findings that will be shared with internal and external stakeholders.

• Perform and document IT procedures for data preparation, including data cleaning, standardization, analysis, and presentation.

• Act as point of contact for TRP colleagues seeking support, advice, training, information, guidance around knowledge management, evaluation, and impact assessment.

• Maintain, contribute to, and disseminate knowledge exchange of industry-wide best and promising practices, benchmarks, and trends.

• Actively support IT cross-departmental projects and engage TRP employees at all levels to foster an in-depth understanding of the work of different departments.

• Assist in the implementation of the IT departmental work plan, and achieve annual departmental goals.

• Create a culture of accountability across all TRP pillars.

• Manage assigned interns.

• Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.

• Assist with the planning and implementation of IT departmental goals.

• Meet professional development goals.

Experience, Skills, and Characteristics

• Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Graduate degree ideally in Education, Sociology, Public Policy, Public Health, Urban Planning, Statistics or related field.

• Skilled personnel and project manager, who can leverage existing team strengths to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

• Experiences implementing data systems or data-driven culture within an organization

• Expertise in evaluation design, best practices and evaluation methodologies as they relate to social services, asset building, and/or education

• 5 or more years of experience in management and implementation of evaluation projects

• 3 or more years of experience in online and paper survey design, focus group research, and other methods of information gathering; logic model or theory of change development; qualitative and quantitative analysis; statistical concepts.

• Familiarity with Salesforce and/or demonstrated track record of success in implementing and effectively utilizing a data system within organizations or institutions.

• Advanced knowledge of statistical and geospatial software (i.e. SPSS and GIS) a plus

• Ability to develop and provide in-person and online presentations including training on evaluation systems and results of program evaluation to multiple stakeholders including partners, funders, and community members

• An experience-based understanding of community development program evaluation, measurement of outcomes in direct and indirect support of outcomes and achievement in low-income communities, and in out-of-school settings

• Must possess strong customer service skills; ability to work and reason independently, as well as within a team

• Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

• Adhere to highest ethical standards.

• Bilingual Spanish/English fluency a plus.

 

Supervisory Relationship: Vice President of Information Technology

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60608

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Development Officer

06/06/2020

The Development Officer is an integral part of TRP’s Institutional
Advancement (IA) Pillar. The Development Officer is responsible for
managing a portfolio of individual staff, and Associate Board donors;
supporting the IA Pillar Advisory Committee; and supporting the
campaign/event host committee. Increasing the number of individual
donors is an essential component of this position. This position will identify,
qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individuals
and households.

The Organization

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The
Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective
social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development,
community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create
vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in
leveraging over $537 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The Development Officer is an integral part of TRP’s Institutional
Advancement (IA) Pillar. The Development Officer is responsible for
managing a portfolio of individual staff, and Associate Board donors;
supporting the IA Pillar Advisory Committee; and supporting the
campaign/event host committee. Increasing the number of individual
donors is an essential component of this position. This position will identify,
qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individuals
and households. Key functions of this position are estimated as a
percentage of time, including:

40% Events management, incl. sponsorship procurement
30% Annual individual giving
20% Create unique donor-focused products
10% Other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead event planning for TRP’s 30th anniversary major fundraising activities.
  • Secure event sponsors and support revenue generation.
  • Develop and execute an annual giving program to increase individual giving, including leading the annual appeal.
  • Liaise with Marketing Communications to develop fresh collateral material
    that supports the annual giving plan.
  • Develop a plan to launch a new Associate board.
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to support the 30th Gala Host
    Committee.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish required

Experience, Skills, and Characteristics

  • Three to five years of professional experience with similar or
    transferable skills is required
  • Agility in responding to emerging demands and changing priorities
    within a growing and dynamic organization is required
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills are required
  • Experience in leveraging relationships, special events, and brand assets
  • Experience with managing a donor acknowledgement system is
    required
  • Competence in utilizing a customer relationship management system is
    required
  • Experience with Salesforce, or similar Customer Relationship Management system, is a plus
  • Adept with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point is required
  • Willingness to learn and stay informed about the issues addressed
    through TRP
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and techniques is required
  • Curiosity and desire to continue professional development is required
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality is required
  • Bilingual Spanish and English is required

 

Supervisory Relationship: Senior Development Officer

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, 6th Floor Chicago, IL 60608

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608