OMNI Human Resource Management

Affordable Housing Project Manager

Job ID
Community LINC
Job Location(s)
US-MO-Kansas City
Position Category


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Are you seeking a position with an organization poised to make a significant impact on Kansas City? If you are passionate about ending homelessness in Kansas City for this generation and the next, then Community LINC is the place for you.


Who We Are: For nearly 35 years, Community LINC has been a game-changer in serving and housing the most vulnerable families in our community.  We are innovative in creating new housing programs that increase our capacity to serve more families, strengthen our programming, and transforming our service delivery model to have a broader community focus. With proven success, program recipients receive housing location services, intensive trauma-informed case management, employment services, financial coaching, and children's programming, allowing them to regain stability and secure permanent housing.


We attract talented professionals through competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and generous PTO.  With the aim to recruit candidates who have the confidence and drive to get the job done, we are now accepting applications for an Affordable Housing Project Manager. 


Our Culture: Community LINC staff share a common competency framework that guides our approach to services, informs our practices, and creates our values of trust, integrity, transparency, and mutual respect. Our goal is to drive communal change from homelessness to homefullness through innovation, creativity, strategic thinking, and flexibility. We are a team of like-minded fun-loving individuals who genuinely believe that together we can create a home, a place, a community for everyone. 


Who we are seeking:  We are seeking a front-line face that is enthusiastic, self-motivated, results-oriented, and willing to play a central role in the establishment of Community LINC’s affordable housing program.  The Affordable Housing Project Manager will further Community LINC’s efforts in the development and preservation of affordable housing, moving projects from site identification through conversion.  The Affordable Housing Project Manager is responsible for assisting in the establishment and on-going management of all aspects of the housing development process, including pre-development, funding applications, financing, design, and construction of assigned projects. 



The Affordable Housing Project Manager shall possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate patience and kindness while working under pressure and delivering quality service. The right candidate is able to:

  • Plan and execute projects that meet the affordable housing strategic goals while carrying out Community LINC’s mission
  • Knowledge of affordable housing development housing and bond financing, community development, legal, and construction management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the complexities of working with at-risk and/or homeless population.
  • Advocate for housing equality for the homeless and at risk-populations.
  • Be part of the front-line to introduce internal and external community partners to the affordable housing program.
  • Identify and compile a list of possible real estate properties to purchase with details regarding housing features to meet the need of varied family needs and compositions.
  • Track and report on the project status with the goal of on-time and on-budget delivery.
  • Prepare, maintain, and report on project progress to Community LINC’s board of directors, senior leadership, and other project stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to project management team and external vendors.
  • Meet weekly with project team members to identify and resolve issues.
  • Organize, negotiate, coordinate, document, and facilitate project partnership and land closings.
  • Secure and manage bid procurements for property renovations.
  • Order home inspections prior to purchase when needed.
  • Work with utility companies on the average utility history cost on homes  prior to purchase.
  • Transfer utilities into CL name when property is purchased and order shut offs when occupancies take place.
  • Review all general contractors cost proposals for fair market value and submit recommendations for the scope.
  • Review invoices submitted for professional services and submit to formal approvals and payment requests for the approved invoices.
  • Create, compile and execute requisite funding and project disbursement recommendations and maintain pristine records and accounts.
  • Assist Owner with the procurement of product warranties and other critical documents, as needed.
  • Conduct weekly field observations and perform site inspections and report any deficiencies in a field observation report.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing cordial, professional relationships with outside entities and various stakeholders.
  • Assist the Programs staff in identifying, cultivating, and preparing families for homeownership to qualify for a mortgage.
  • Co-facilitate the affordable housing educational pre and post-purchase classes for interested applicants as well as educating them on the available down payment assistance programs.


  • Business in human-services related field or business with considerable knowledge in residential home construction, project management, and real estate development.
  • Five years background in Affordable Housing Development.
  • Five years of progressively responsible management experience in a homeless shelter or similar setting with homeless or hard-to-serve populations.
  • Self-motivated and directed with the ability establish processes and procedures for a new initiative.
  • Past experience building work scopes and monitoring budgets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Housing First principles and practice.
  • Possess exceptional self-management, organizational, and team engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve performance goals, practice-informed problem solving, and exercise solid independent judgment.
  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Work effectively with a diverse population.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Products.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of Community LINC.
  • Perform tasks simultaneously.
  • Exhibit professionalism at all times.

Are you interested in joining our team as a leader in ending homelessness in Kansas City for this generation and the next?


Please submit a resume with cover letter and salary requirements to No phone calls, please.


OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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