Thank you for your interest in NCST. We currently have two open positions.

Community Development Manager – Northeast/ Mid-Atlantic Region
Location: Washington D.C. or Remote (Mid-Atlantic - MD or PA)

The Community Development Manager (CDM) position is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with state and local housing providers—public, nonprofit, and for-profit housing developers, including HUD National Stabilization Program (NSP) grantees and sub-grantees and FHFA Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative (NSI) participants, and other key community-based stakeholders— to support the acquisition of vacant and/or abandoned properties from financial institutions and the rehabilitation and productive reuse of those properties. NCST's Community Development Managers are regionally focused and work closely with the NCST's Sponsor organizations in states across assigned regions. The assigned region for this posting is NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD and DC, with an emphasis on the Baltimore, MD MSA.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establish working relationships with state and local housing providers and managing their participation in NCST programming focused on the acquisition and rehabilitation of REO properties.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of and maintain connectivity to the community development/housing development industry and important stakeholders in metro markets within the assigned region.
  • Deliver training on NCST programs and services to state and local housing providers interested in acquiring foreclosed and/or abandoned property from financial institutions. Identifies and recommends best practices and operational improvements in order to establish comprehensive and effective neighborhood stabilization strategies.
  • Serve as a primary contact for participating housing providers to resolve property conveyance and program execution issues. Makes recommendations on program enhancements or policy changes to NCST's processes and procedures and identifies opportunities for overall program improvement, to enable timely and effective state or local participant execution. Assists with the development and management of business plans and strategic planning.
  • Act as an external representative for NCST at conferences, forums, and meetings, and regularly communicate opportunities and issues identified during external events to the senior management team.
  • Travel required, approximately 30 to 40 percent of work time.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Seven plus years of experience in the housing and community development field, with at least five years of experience specific to working for or with nonprofit community development corporations and state/local government agencies on housing and community development activities.
  • Experience with HUD Programs including Community Development Block Grant, HOME, and/or Neighborhood Stabilization Program is preferred
  • Experience working for/with mortgage lenders, loan servicers, mortgage insurers, GSEs, federal housing agencies, or other financial institutions is a plus.
  • Strong coalition building and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work independently, strongly self-directed
  • Highly organized, analytical and task-oriented with an appreciation for developing and managing program processes
  • Ability to diagnose problems and develop solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience working in Baltimore, MD strongly desired. Applicants with experience in other Northeast/Mid Atlantic markets (Philadelphia, PA or NY/NJ) will also be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred. Master's degree desirable.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to

Data Analyst
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Program Operations staff to prepare and review purchase contracts for NCST property transactions
  • Complete title tracking for all NCST properties after closing and identify areas of concern for both the Program Operations and Community Development teams
  • Complete daily data manipulation and entry into the NCST property database to facilitate the property transfer process
  • Manage daily transaction reporting to key stakeholders
  • Review existing processes to determine effectiveness and efficiency that could be realized through change
  • Manage special projects, as needed

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience in Business, Real Estate or related field
  • Able to work independently, diagnose problems, and develop solutions
  • Strong judgment skills to assess issues that may need to be escalated
  • Highly organized, analytical, and task-oriented with an ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Access
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Proficiency in Quickbase a plus

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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