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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 [email protected]

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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Chief Development Officer

10/03/2022

The CDO works closely with TRP’s Executive Team (CEO, COO, CFO, and COS) Board of Directors, Advisory boards, Fundraising Committees, and Senior Leadership to execute TRP’s overall fundraising efforts to increase financial support for all its programs and initiatives. This individual is also responsible for planning and developing all fundraising campaigns and is expected to be a competent fundraising technician and an excellent donor relationship builder.  The individual is expected to translate broad goals into achievable steps.  The CDO fosters a culture of philanthropy with external donors and within the organization, assures that the organization’s culture, systems, and procedures support fund development, and strategically recruits donors to support all TRP departments through resource development, capitalization initiatives, and equity investments.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develops external strategic relationships with donors to increase investments in TRP’s growing needs and opportunities including major fundraising gifts, capital gifts, endowment gifts, and program related investments (PRI’s).
  2. Oversees Institutional Advancement staff diversified fundraising plans including prospect research, cultivation solicitation and stewardship development strategies.
  3. Supervises Marketing and Communications staff to elevate TRP’s public profile, “story telling”, social media presence and public relations opportunities.
  4. Ensures steady growth in the development of existing and new grants and gifts with foundations, corporations, and individual donors.
  5. Serve as the primary point of contact with the Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinets and oversees development staff contact with all other Fundraising Committees on matters relating to fund development.
  6. Oversees tracking and documentation of program outcome evaluation and client statistics using Salesforce Database.
  7. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with various entities, including media, government, funders, community residents, and partner organizations, to communicate and further the organization's programs and mission.
  1. Works closely with the CEO, who is the main spokesperson for TRP, and serves also as a spokesperson for the organization with key audiences.
  1. Serves as a resource and provides training and orientation to other staff, board members and community leaders on the organization fundraising needs.
  2. Develops and supervises assigned staff, including recruitment and selection; scheduling and job assignment; counseling and coaching; development and training; performance evaluation; and recommending salary, disciplinary and other personnel actions in accord with relevant policies and procedures.
  3. Plans and manages assigned division budget; manages assigned staff, facilities, material and equipment and other assets to ensure responsible controls over and utilization of TRP resources.
  4. Maintains required job skills and core professional competencies.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

 

Performance Measures

  1. Achievement of overall annual fundraising goals.
  2. Development and execution of external donor relationships to increase investments in TRP’S growing needs and opportunities including major fundraising gifts, capital gifts, endowment gifts and program related investments (PRI’s).
  3. Handle detailed, complex concepts and problems and make rapid decisions regarding management and development issues.
  4. Plan and meet deadlines while maintaining a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of executive management.
  5. Demonstrates initiative and work as a team player.
  6. Adhere to the highest ethical standards in management, governance, and fund development.
  7. Convey a professional and positive image and attitude regarding the organization and the not-for-profit sector.
  8. Demonstrate commitment to continued professional growth and development
  9. Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, media, funders, community residents, leaders and partners.
  10. Effective, consistent execution of supervision responsibilities, including coaching, mentoring, evaluation, training and development.
  11. Effective management of assigned division budget

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  1. Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum educational requirement. Master’s Degree in business or non-profit management preferred.
  2. Previous professional training in capital campaigns, individual donor development, and grant writing required.
  3. Minimum 10 years fundraising experience with demonstrated success in donor cultivation and solicitation, foundation and corporate grant management, prospect research, and special events coordination within a non-profit organization required.
  4. Supervisory experience required.
  5. Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Well-organized, strong attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects.
  6. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated public presentation skills.
  8. Knowledge of Sales Force programs strongly preferred.
  9. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

Position Classification and Salary

Full-Time, Exempt Salary commensurate with experience

Prepared by: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer 09.15.2022

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.

To Apply

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]  No phone calls please.

Salesforce Developer

10/03/2022

The Salesforce Developer serves as the technical lead for TRP’s unified data system, of which Salesforce is TRP’s primary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. The Developer will build upon TRP’s existing platforms and data systems, while moving towards full and complete implementation of an organization-wide CRM. The Salesforce Developer works closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) team and TRP’s program areas to identify, build, test, and deploy solutions for the effective collection and management of data.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain business specifics within TRP’s Salesforce Org, in consultation with the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and other organizational leadership.
  • Manage and assess apps used in conjunction with TRP’s Salesforce Org; make recommendations for optimizing TRP’s integrated data system.
  • Act as lead Salesforce Administrator for TRP.
  • Train, inform, and support users regarding system functionality, enhancements, system configuration, and best practices.
  • Stay informed of Salesforce releases, including feature review and impact analysis, planning, designing, building, testing, deploying, supporting, and documenting.
  • Provide staff with trainings, one-on-one assistance, and tech support.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  •  3 – 5 years’ experience as Salesforce Developer and/or Administrator, including for complex Salesforce implementations and integrations.
  •  Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator and/or Certified Developer a plus; Salesforce Platform I Developer certification desired within 6 months of hire.
  •  Experience working with/knowledge of: FormAssembly, Geopointe, MailChimp, Tableau, Salesforce Communities preferred; Yardi, LawLogix, Classy, Acuity a plus.
  •  Prior experience working at nonprofit strongly preferred.
  •  Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not required.
  •  Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to listen well, convey thoughts clearly, and speak in public.
  •  Ability to work independently and with a team.

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Statement of Equal Opportunity:

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, or disability.

Property Manager

10/03/2022
 The Property Manager is responsible for tenant relations, leasing vacant apartments, lease re-certifications, property inspections, rent collections, evictions, budgets, and coordinating building maintenance. The Property Manager is responsible for strategic planning of the department and working with other departments to further the overall mission of the organization. 
 Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Maintain effective tenant relations with all tenants in order to ensure they are aware of their rights and responsibilities.

2. Resolve tenant issues, concerns, disputes as needed.

3. Work in conjunction with other departments to provide excellence in housing.

4. Prepare notices for residents in regards to upcoming meetings, access to units, inspections, and general building notices.

5. Prepare lease violation letters to tenants that breach lease, building rules, lease riders or other similar violations. Provide as much as information as possible and highlight areas that tenant failed to comply.

6. Meet with tenants on a quarterly basis in regards to building issues, management updates, and seasonal changes.

7. Coordinate Move-In and Move-out inspections.

8. Hold monthly property meetings and/or create for approval monthly newsletters.

9. Maintain updated tenant contact information in Property Management Software.

10. Coordinate all pest related issues including attending and monitoring treatment processes.

11. Keep inventory of keys for properties and parking lot parking space assignments and permits issued.

12. Develop and maintain working knowledge of Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance, Fair Housing law, and regulatory agreements with financial supporters, including but not limited to, programs with: the City of Chicago Department, Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), HUD, CHA, CLIHTF, LIHTCs, financial institutions, and other sources of renter subsidies and affordable rental financing.

Tenant lease re-certification/renewal

1. Ensures that tenant files are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
2. Conducts lease signing with tenants for renewals, new move-ins and recertifications.
3. Meet with tenants to discuss lease violations within 2 days of the occurrence.
4. Periodically performs inspections of properties and notifies Maintenance Supervisor of work that is needed.
5. Keeps up-to date with developments in the field of compliance and regulatory requirements for properties.
6. Prepare and have approved lease violations and/or 30 day and /or 10 day notices for non-compliance with terms of leases.
7. Update property management software with Lease, Lease signing dates, and Lease Addendum’s/Riders and Ensure compliance with the City of Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO, City of Chicago security deposit interest.

Rent Collections

1. Works with Senior Property Manager in monitoring tenant ledgers for delinquency.
2. Refers tenant to Financial Wellness Department to set up tenant’s savings budget and/or refer them to social service agencies for financial assistance.
3. Update tenant accounts with subsidies as assigned by subsidy agencies.
4. Serve 5 and/or 30 day notices by tenth of each month for all tenant rents not paid.
5. Review tenant ledgers with Director of Property Management for discrepancies and make adjustments as necessary.
6. File unpaid 5 day notices by the 15th of each month to attorney.
7. Prepares documentation to initiate legal proceedings for eviction and/or collections of tenants who fail to pay rent and/other charges, for lease violations, or other characteristics.

Maintenance
1. Coordinates work orders with Maintenance.
2. Submits work orders property management software.
3. Makes sure work orders are being completed and charged accordingly.
4. Informs Maintenance Supervisor about new and upcoming vacancies and updates property management software.
5. Analyze with Maintenance Supervisor damages to vacant units.

Budgets and Reporting

1. Works together with Director of Property Management, Director of Finance to prepare and update property budgets.
2. Reviews all monthly reports financial/operational. Works with Director of Property Management to develop course of action to address un-budgeted required expenditures or those that would bring the project over budget.
3. Assist in maintaining all buildings and grounds in an acceptable manner and in accordance to Capital Improvement budget
4. Responsible for completing required reporting in a timely manner.

Performance Measures 
1. Increase tenant attendance to TRP activities, workshops and planned events. 

2. Achievement of 5% vacancy rate as maximum for entire portfolio. 

3. Timely, quality production of compliance reports, marketing materials and other documents. 

4. Achievement of 95% collection of rent on time. 

5. Start eviction process within ten days of non-payment. 

6. Effective management of property budget created. 

7. Achievement of positive cash flow for entire portfolio. 

8. Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, leaders, and partners. 

9. Maintain a network of among property management staff at other community organizations. 

Essential Qualifications and Skills 
1. A Bachelor’s Degree is the preferred minimum educational level plus experience in property management, asset management, affordable housing, non-profits and/or community development. 

2. Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist, Blended Occupancy Specialist, and Illinois Leasing License within 6 months of employment. 

3. Public Housing rental housing guideline knowledge or the ability to obtain the RIM Public Housing Rent Calculation designation within six months of employment. 

4. Attendance of the CHA Yardi training and passing the exam ensuring the issuance of a Yardi password. 

5. Maintain Illinois Leasing License. 

6. Obtain TCS Tax Credit Specialist Designation and update as required. 

7. Bilingual - English/Spanish Preferred 

8. Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Property Management software, and Internet required. 

9. Excellent written and oral communications skills; demonstrated public presentation skills. 

10. Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds. 

11. Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 

12. Consistent attention to details. 

Special Working Conditions and Demands 
1. Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required. 

2. Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state. 

3. Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders. 

4. Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies. Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings. 

5. Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP’s rental goals and organizational mission. 

6. Perform other duties and projects as assigned. 

 

Facilities Service Technician

10/03/2022

The Resurrection Project has an immediate need for Facilities Service Technicians located at our Pilsen, Little Village and Melrose Park properties. The Service Technician will assist in day-to-day maintenance operations and complete general maintenance work orders, service requests and execute vacant apartment “Turns” or “Make-Readies” as assigned by the Facilities Department’s Superintendent, Manager, and Supervisor so as to maintain the exterior and interior of TRP’s commercial and residential buildings.

Position Title

Facilities Service Technician

Supervisory Relationship

Facilities Manager

Organization General Description

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. TRP, started with an initial seed capital of $30,000, and its efforts have leveraged over $600 million in community investment.

The organization’s entrepreneurial spirit has transformed its success into a model that strengthens the social fabric of troubled neighborhoods'. TRP’s model includes three-pillars:

  • Community Ownership: Provide tools and skills for self-advocacy.
  • Community Wealth: Enable financial stability to induce economic mobility.
  • Stewardship of Community Assets: Build and preserve assets to revitalize neighborhoods.

Division Purpose

The purpose of the Real Estate Assets and Services (REAS) division is the management of the social, fiscal, and physical aspects of the operation of TRP owned residential, commercial, and community properties.  The REAS division is comprised of teams in Property Management, Compliance, Maintenance, and Resident Services who work together to ensure our physical assets and tenants are cared for and supported.  In addition, this team works together and in alignment with TRP departments to learn in-depth the needs of the community in which they serve and the specific needs of the asset and tenant.

General Job Description

The Resurrection Project has an immediate need for Facilities, Service Technicians located at our Pilsen, Little Village and Melrose Park properties. The Service Technician will assist in day-to-day maintenance operations and complete general maintenance work orders, service requests and execute vacant apartment “Turns” or “Make-Readies” as assigned by the Facilities Department’s Superintendent, Manager, and Supervisor so as to maintain the exterior and interior of TRP’s commercial and residential buildings.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

Perform general repair and maintenance such as, but not limited to the following:

·     Basic electrical repairs such as light bulb replacement, GFCI, toggle switch and outlet replacements.

·     Basic plumbing repairs such as shower, toilet, faucet, vanity, drains, and sink fixture issues.

·     Basic carpentry repairs such as doors, door jambs, locks, cabinets, countertops, window sash, windowsills, and window screen repairs or replacements.

·     Participates in vacant unit turn-over process which is our “Make-Ready” program to help ensure that vacant apartments are quickly assessed, assigned, and made ready for new prospect/resident move in.

·     Visually inspect buildings and grounds during daily work and report anything in need of repair, replacement, or extra ordinary circumstances regarding the properties or its occupants to the Facilities Superintendent, Facilities Manager and/or Facilities Supervisor.

·     Maintains assigned buildings neat and organized by routinely performing exterior and interior grounds and basic cleaning of common areas inside and out by sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, and wiping down of hard surfaces.

·     Removes garbage from all trash cans and waste baskets. Garbage cans, dumpsters, chute-rooms, and surrounding areas must be kept up and free of trash and debris.

·     Responds to TRP staff, partners, department heads, apartment residents and commercial tenants in a professional, courteous, and timely manner.

·     Abides by our computerized, Yardi, maintenance work-order program when completing work-orders and service requests. Providing detailed information on services performed and parts utilized to execute and satisfy said services.

·     Treats all tenants, occupants, residents, and fellow employees with the highest level of concern, care, and respect.

·     Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment owned by The Resurrection Project in addition to shop-stock items.

·     Keeps work area clean and ensures tools and equipment are in good working condition.

·     Maintains safe working conditions for fellow employees, tenants, occupants, and residents.

·     Performs duties according to Occupations Safety & Health Act (OSHA) standards.

·     Actively seeks opportunities to increase skills and expand knowledge base.

·     Participates in on-going training and education as assigned by Facilities Superintendent and Facilities Manager.

·     Wears TRP provided uniforms, shirts, pants, and always maintains a professional appearance.

·     Assists with maintenance emergencies when necessary, such as emergency floods, snow removal, and after-hours duty/on-call schedules.

·     Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality to ensure all essential duties are fulfilled to satisfactory level.

·     Performs other duties as assigned by Facilities Leadership.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

·     High school diploma or GED and one year certification from a college or technical/vocational trade- school program in a related field.

·     Alternatively, to the above, 3 years equivalent in Facilities-Maintenance field.

·     Experience in the multi-family, hospitality and/or facilities-maintenance field.

·     Familiarity with standard equipment, tools, and basic knowledge of maintenance repair tasks.

·     Thorough and attentive to directives and guidance provided by immediate supervision.

·     Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as work-orders/service-request, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

·     Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

·     Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Building Automation Systems/Controls, Internet, and Email.

·     Must be highly motivated and demonstrates and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

·     Ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

·    Access to a motor vehicle, valid driver’s license, with proof of insurance, and ability to travel within the TRP portfolio.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

·     Must be able to climb step and extension ladders.

·     Subject to indoor/outdoor noise, vibration, weather, and other environmental conditions.

·     Lifting, carrying weights of 50 lbs., climbing, standing, crawling/kneeling, and repetitive motions.

·     Must comply with safety protocols and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, face mask, mouth and nose covering, gloves, and back support as needed.

·     Lack of heating, reduced ventilation, lack of air conditioning, odors, noise, animals, heights, infectious diseases, irregular hours due to work conditions & exposure to inclement weather.

Position Classification & Salary

Full-Time. Hourly, commensurate with experience.

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, or language (any language use not related to job duties). In addition to federal law requirements, The Resurrection Project complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

To Apply

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].  No phone calls please.