Current Openings

Project Manager

Island Housing Trust is seeking a Project Manager that will have responsibility for implementing housing programs and development projects from initial conception through closing, construction, and stabilized occupancy, delivering quality finished products on schedule and within budget. This is a part-time position to begin with the possibility to become full-time as projects progress and funding is available. Responsibilities may include the following essential functions based on priorities and work plan developed with the Executive Director.

Essential Functions

  • Direct the implementation of projects ensuring that all are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist and, in appropriate circumstances, take the lead in the development of projects, programs, and practices that advance the goals of Island Housing Trust
  • Monitor construction for progress and contract compliance; act as IHT’s representative
  • Coordinate payments to consultants and contractors, including coordination of draw requests and payments during construction
  • Prepare development-related reports, briefings, and presentations for the Board
  • Assist the Executive Director in setting meeting agendas, and produce regular updates for information and decision-making by the Board
  • Contribute to the annual budget, strategic plan, and other plans to meet goals and strategies
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Create, maintain, and disseminate comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Monitor project expenditures and progress and establish mechanisms for assuring that projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Review and approve project invoices and ensure timely payment
  • Prepare RFPs and marketing materials
  • Participate in planning and program development for conferences and meetings
  • Represent IHT at meetings and events as assigned by Executive Director
  • Continuously improve knowledge of project management and development, financing options, and changes in applicable local, state, and federal laws and programs
  • Provide assistance to other departments as needed; perform other duties as assigned


  • A bachelor’s degree, with major course work in areas such as finance, business, real estate, planning, community development, construction management, or a related field preferred; 3 years of relevant experience considered.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of all phases of real estate development from concept development to project implementation for both multifamily rental and homeownership projects
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking, attention to detail, and time-management
  • Established track record of successful collaborative leadership efforts with teams and groups
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and Google Suite
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks preferred
  • An ability to embrace change with initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm


  • Attend occasional evening and weekend meetings
  • Travel to occasional conferences, trainings and meetings
  • Work flexible hours based on the needs of the project
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain throughout employment, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance


Medical, retirement, vacation

To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to Position open until a suitable candidate is found.

Posted April 23, 2018