The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth, MN has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Development Coordinator. The Development Coordinator is responsible for the on-going activities and completion of major construction and redevelopment projects and grants. This includes responsibility for writing competitive applications for funding, designing bid documents, researching construction methods and materials, selecting vendors, and the on-going review of work in progress and adherence to completion timetables.

The Development Coordinator supervises development programs, such as direct acquisition or new construction, including preparation of site and building improvement documents and preparation of contracts with surveyors, engineers, and architects engaged by the HRA; coordinates development and site selection work with planning, urban design, neighborhood groups, management and maintenance activities; work with finance department in developing budgets and reports; directs real estate transactions, including analysis of cost and neighborhood impact, plans for real estate financing, negotiations with sellers and bankers and prepares financing packages favorable to the HRA; and interacts with local, external individuals and groups to effectively accomplish the work.

This position will work with both the Executive Director and the Director of Rehabilitation and Real Estate to find creative solutions to affordable and workforce housing development in Duluth.

Background must include a college degree in business, development, civil engineering, architecture, law, or related field; 5 years relevant work experience; experience working with contractors, City stakeholders, developers, consultants, or similar groups; and a valid driver’s license. Excellent salary ranging from $72,000 – $77,000 (depending on experience) and GREAT opportunities for advancement within the organization. This announcement will remain open until the position is filled. A complete job description and application can be found on our website at EOE

Very Generous Benefit Package Includes:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Term Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation Plan
12 Vacation Days
2 Floating Personal Days
180 Hours of Sick Leave (can be banked)
12 Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness/Wellbeing Programs
And More!