|Vice President of Finance and Lending|
Civic Builders sits at the nexus of community development and education. Dedicated to giving every child the chance to attend a great school, Civic Builders partners with the nation's best educators to finance and build public charter school buildings. Our model for school development has earned numerous accolades and has been adopted by other nonprofit organizations across the country. We are an experienced team of real estate, finance, and development professionals dedicated to delivering inspirational educational facilities at affordable rates.
We are a highly entrepreneurial organization that is growing quickly and our dedicated and talented team has positioned us to:
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
Civic Builders believes that diversity, in all its forms, enriches society and our organization. Because we support students in the highest need neighborhoods, we have a particular charge to understand our schools and their communities. When our staff, board, and partners reflect, value, and embrace the voices and perspectives of those most impacted by what we do, we have a deeper understanding and connection to their needs and more effectively achieve our aspiration of improving lives, revitalizing communities, and helping children receive the education they deserve.
To learn more about Civic Builders, please visit www.civicbuilders.org.
We are seeking a creative, strategic, and entrepreneurial community development leader to join our team as the Vice President of Finance and Lending. In this significant leadership role, the Vice President will work with both internal and external stakeholders to implement creative solutions for borrowing and lending to public charter schools.
The Vice President will focus on leading our financing activities, particularly driving the implementation of a new $100M loan fund, including origination and underwriting; growing our relationships with funders and financing partners; and ensuring the effective deployment of our New Markets Tax Credits. The Vice President of Finance and Lending will report to Civic Builders’ CEO and Co-Founder, David Umansky, and serve as part of the organization’s collaborative leadership team, with responsibility for supervising two direct reports. As Civic Builders continues to expand our portfolio and develop new products, the Vice President for Finance and Lending will play a significant role in continuous, strategic improvement efforts so that we can continue to fulfill our mission. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial finance professional to join a growing, mission-driven organization that is making a tangible impact for students and families in under-resourced communities.
Your Skill Set:
As the incoming Vice President of Finance and Lending you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:
How to Join Our Team:
Civic Builders offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
Civic Builders is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we do not discriminate against any team member or candidate because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by law. We encourage all to apply and we believe a diversity of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for everyone.
Using the link below, please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, addressed to David Umansky. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
About Commongood Careers:
Civic Builders has partnered with Commongood Careers to conduct the search for a Vice President of Finance and Lending. Commongood Careers is a mission-driven search firm that supports the hiring needs of high-impact nonprofits. With an approach that leverages robust talent networks, recruitment and search management expertise, and a deep understanding of our clients’ mission and culture, we help organizations secure the talent they need to create greater social impact. Since our founding in 2005, Commongood Careers has led more than 800 searches at 300 organizations in 33 states, making us one of the most experienced and dedicated nonprofit search firms in the country. Learn more about nonprofit job opportunities at Commongood Careers.
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