Colorado Nonprofit Association

Affordable Housing Industry Navigator

Position Summary

The Affordable Housing Industry Navigator will be a full-time, administrative staff position housed within in the Classroom to Career Hub’s Industry Partnerships Team assigned to MSU Denver’s  Affordable Housing Institute. The Industry Navigator will work closely with the local employers, MSU Denver faculty, staff, and students to ensure all are prepared for mutually beneficial and impactful experiential learning and post- graduate opportunities within the Affordable Housing Industry. The industry navigator serves as a career specialist, builds a deep understanding of the industry trends and workforce needs in which our students can acquire the skills, expertise, and career preparedness to transition their student experience into meaningful careers.

The MSU Denver Affordable Housing Institute provides career-oriented experiences in the industry for our students through individual or cohort-based programming. Students will be exposed to the diversity of opportunities available regardless of their disciplinary focus or major. The Institute supports and guides initiatives for students to gain practical skills that will serve them in careers within the affordable housing industry through academic programming, internships, career guidance, and a network of high-profile industry experts.

The affordable housing industry is multi-faceted, encompassing such areas as operational support for managing an affordable housing unit, support for those providing direct client wrap-around support services, discussions regarding housing policy as well as financing and development. Given the range of disciplines needed, the Affordable Housing Certificate is one of the first initiatives to address industry need.

As MSU Denver seeks to be the national leader in educating students for tomorrow’s careers, the Industry Partnerships Team is forward-thinking and ensures programs are aligned to Colorado workforce development trends. With an ambitious goal of engaging 100% of students in robust career planning in the next three years, the University is committed to creating services that are scaled, highly evaluated, and focused on the specific needs and interests of MSU Denver students. To that end, successful team members think critically about MSU Denver student demographics and their respective career planning.

The position is a 3 year temporarily funded position with intent to secure additional funding. Depending on whether additional funding can be secured or not, there may be a possibility of this position ending when funding is no longer available.

Responsibilities

University-Industry Partnerships (40%)

Student Career Readiness and Internship Program (50%)

Assessment and Reporting (10%)

Required Qualifications

Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet ALL required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Work Hours/Type

Salary for Announcement

This position is a 3 year temporarily-funded position with intent to secure additional funding. Depending on whether additional funding can be secured or not, there may be a possibility of this position ending when funding is no longer available.

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $49,900 – $58,000. The salary of the finalist selected for hire will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, training, and qualifications.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, free RTD pass, and more. For a brief overview of these options, please visit the benefits section below.