Careers at MassHousing

At MassHousing, we believe a home is more than a roof and four walls. A home is safety and security, opportunity and peace of mind. Our team of talented professionals works to ensure that all Massachusetts residents have a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home. If you share our commitment, we hope you will consider joining us.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

MassHousing is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, colleagues and partners without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. MassHousing believes that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues and partners is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Current Openings

Benefits Administrator

Organization: MassHousing

Location: One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Posting Closes: Close of Business on April 25, 2024

Website: www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals.

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people. A bold mission for an innovative agency. Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans. Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts. We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck. MassHousing’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you're ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Operations Manager, the Benefits Administrator plays a crucial role in administering and managing employee benefits programs within MassHousing for over 300 employees. This position is responsible for supporting and assisting employees with benefit enrollments and knowledge throughout the entire employee lifecycle. The Benefits Administrator ensures that all benefits-related processes are executed accurately and in compliance with MassHousing policies and regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities include facilitating benefits enrollment processes, resolving employee inquiries and issues related to benefits, coordinating with insurance providers and vendors, processing benefit invoices and billing, and maintaining accurate records of employee benefit elections and changes. Additionally, the Benefits Administrator will be involved in conducting benefits orientation sessions for new employees, providing ongoing education and communication regarding available benefits programs to current employees, and providing benefit guidance to exiting employees.

This role collaborates closely with the Human Resources team to maintain accurate records of employee elections and benefit plan information. This role works very closely with the Payroll Administrator and has the capacity to learn and provide backup support for the Payroll Administrator.

This position has been designated as “Flex” under MassHousing’s Alternative Work Schedule (AWS)-hybrid work model. However, during the first 90 days, the employee may be expected in the office more frequently for training and onboarding. Flex means in the office at least two days a week.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary point of contact and guidance for employee inquires and concerns related to benefits.
  • Ensure accurate processing employee benefit enrollments including changes, new enrollments, terminations, and qualifying life events.
  • Administer Employee Leave programs, including FMLA, MA PFML, Disability, and Medical, including processing Workers' Compensation claims.
  • Organize and facilitate annual open enrollment and administrative processing of enrollment forms/changes.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations governing employee benefits programs as well as all regulatory requirements, such as ERISA, ACA, and HIPPA.
  • Conduct audits and reconcile benefit invoices to ensure accuracy and cost-effectiveness.
  • Prepare and distribute benefit-related communications and content including open enrollment materials and summary plan descriptions, material for employee handbooks, intranet portals, and other communication channels, and employee education sessions and workshops.
  • Assist with wellness initiatives and programs for employees.
  • Prepare and file required reports and forms as well as participate in benchmarking studies/surveys to compare benefit programs against industry standards and best practices.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of benefit policies and procedures.
  • Assist with benefits-related audits and respond to requests for information from regulatory agencies.
  • Provide training to all staff on benefits administration processes and procedures.
  • Advise HR Team, managers, and employees on benefits eligibility, plan provisions, regulations, and coverage options.
  • Back up the Payroll Administrator processing bi-weekly pay cycle for 300+ employees, maintaining compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  • All other duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

These skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

Knowledge of Employee Benefits

  • Understanding of various employee benefit programs, including deferred compensation 457(b), health insurance, flexible spending, dental, vision, disability plans, and voluntary benefits.
  • Familiarity with benefit laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of benefit plan design, administration, and compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements both adopted and pending affecting employee benefit programs, including ACA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, Workers Compensation, Medicare, OBRA, Social Security and DOL requirements.

Communication Skills:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to interact with employees, vendors, and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to explain complex benefit concepts in clear and understandable terms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport and trust with employees and team members.

Organization Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and priorities effectively.
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in benefit administration and record keeping.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive employee information.
  • Strong mathematical and writing skills required.

Problem-Solving Skills:

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills to identify and resolve benefit-related issues and challenges.
  • Ability to research and evaluate benefits options and regulatory requirements.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities to address employee needs and enhance the overall benefits experience.

Customer Service Orientation:

  • Customer-focused mindset to provide responsive and helpful assistance to employees seeking benefit information or support.
  • Empathy and patience to address employee concerns and navigate complex benefits situations.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality service and ensuring a positive employee experience.

Technical Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in using benefits administration software or HRIS systems to manage employee data and benefit enrollments.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and tools to support benefit administration and communication efforts.

Collaboration and Teamwork:

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with HR colleagues, benefit vendors, and other departments to achieve shared goals.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Capacity to work independently and take initiative to address benefit-related tasks and projects.

Continuous Learning and Adaptability:

  • Willingness to stay informed about changes and trends in the employee benefits field through ongoing education and professional development.
  • Adaptability to evolving organizational needs, industry regulations, and technology advancements.
  • Openness to feedback and a commitment to continuous improvement in benefit administration processes and practices.

Minimum Education and Training

Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or field directly related to assignment and five years of professional experience in work related to assignment preferred.

Salary Range: $78,915 to $102,589

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Business and Encompass Systems Analyst

Organization: MassHousing

Location: One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Posting Closes: Close of Business on April 12, 2024

Website: www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals.

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people. A bold mission for an innovative agency. Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans. Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts. We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck. MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you're ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

Position Summary

The Business and Encompass Systems Analyst role in the Home Ownership Systems and Technology department at MassHousing is a high visibility, high impact role with broad scope across the single-family business line. Projects will address Business Development, Underwriting, Production, and Servicing needs. A high capacity for attaining new business knowledge and understanding complex business problems is critical to success in this role. The role requires an innate ability to identify business needs and processes and translate them into technical requirements. The role requires facility with data and data concepts and may require querying databases directly and/or report creation using the Cognos report writing platform. The role will document and analyze business processes and propose process improvements. The role will also require administration of single-family software platforms and act as a point of contact for systems issues and service requests.

This position is an excellent platform for a high-capacity technical individual to learn the business of affordable housing single-family lending and to contribute to the social impact of that work. The best candidate, in addition to being technically qualified, is ambitious, articulate, charismatic, creative, curious, and organized, and they can engage respectfully, effectively, and independently with senior and executive level staff. A proven history of problem-solving and critical thought is essential.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn the business of affordable housing single-family lending to enhance contribution to projects
  • Lead business process improvement projects.
  • Have a firm understanding of critical systems and their integrations.
  • Define application and/or procedural problems by conferring with users to evaluate current processes and procedures.
  • Provide Cognos report writing, and data analysis using MS tools.
  • Manage and document all systems configuration changes in adherence to Change Management Policy.
  • Serve as central point of contact for internal and external service requests.
  • Produce high quality analytic work including reports, dashboards, trend analysis, etc.
  • Provide lifecycle support for existing workflows projects
  • Administer and maintain single-family software programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Cognos BI reporting or similar
  • SQL or similar
  • IBM Blueworks or similar
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation using Microsoft Office tools
  • Comfortable with leading group meetings and conducting training sessions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Interpersonal skills and outgoing personality
  • Critical thinking and problem solving

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, a technical discipline, or related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 Years Experience with Encompass Settings
  • At least 5 years mortgage industry experience
  • At least 2 years of related customer service experience
  • 3-5 years of data analysis experience
  • Experience with Encompass integrations including TPO Connect, Consumer Connect, AIQ, and other ICE Network services preferred
  • 5 - 10 years relevant work experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite; especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Salary Range: $84,875 - $110,338

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service. Inherent in these values is our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Massachusetts Community Climate Bank™ (MCCB) - Building Performance Manager

Organization: MassHousing

Location: One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Posting Closes: Close of Business on April 16, 2024

Website: www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals.

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people. A bold mission for an innovative agency. Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans. Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts. We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck. MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you're ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

Position Summary

The Building Performance Manager role within the Massachusetts Community Climate Bank (MCCB), situated within MassHousing, holds significant visibility and impact, with wide-ranging scope across the MCCB’s multifamily and single-family business lines. Focused on building decarbonization policy and program services, particularly centered on emissions reduction planning and leveraging opportunities like the Inflation Reduction Act and other state and federal funding sources, this role is pivotal to the long-term success of the MCCB. The Building Performance Manager will play a central role in advancing the Commonwealth’s 2050 climate goals for the building sector through innovative and impactful financing products linked to energy and environmental performance.

Directly engaging in enhancing the performance of multifamily affordable housing and the single-family portfolio, the Building Performance Manager utilizes expertise in building science, green building rating systems, incentive programs, codes and standards, and affordable housing design, construction, and finance. The Building Performance Manager will work with other key leaders from MCCB and MassHousing to develop and implement tailored strategies for building and portfolio-level decarbonization. This will include the development of data collection protocols for modeled and measured energy use and other energy and environmental impacts.

This role provides an outstanding opportunity for individuals with robust organizational, data analysis, and creative skills to refine their business acumen while cultivating a strong professional network within the affordable housing and climate finance sectors. Additionally, it offers a chance to make a meaningful contribution to initiatives geared towards achieving the state’s 2050 climate goals, thereby contributing to positive social and environmental impact.

The ideal candidate, beyond being qualified, should be ambitious, creative, collaborative, and enjoy working in a fast- paced environment with a multi-disciplinary team that is laser focused on measurable results.

This position has been designated as “Flex” under MassHousing’s Alternative Work Schedule (AWS)-hybrid work model. However, during the first 90 days, the employee may be expected in the office more frequently for training and onboarding. Flex means in the office at least two days a week.

All positions at the MCCB and MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

These duties and responsibilities encompass the multifaceted role of a Building Performance Manager, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and enhancing energy efficiency and climate resilience in buildings financed by the MCCB and our partners.

  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the MCCB operations to enhance contributions to assignments.
  • Provide technical assistance and support for all aspects of building decarbonization, including both retrofits and new construction, to MCCB and MassHousing staff and partners. This will include assessments, recommended interventions, performance standards, certifications, measurement tools and protocols.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the delivery of technical support for MCCB financing programs.
  • Develop protocols for portfolio-level assessment of building energy performance and identify highest-yield opportunities for reducing emissions and Energy Use Intensity (EUI), with an initial focus on the MassHousing multifamily portfolio.
  • Recommend building performance standards for MCCB lending products and programs that best align with federal and state funding programs, including Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund and other Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) rebates and tax credits as well as in-state utility programs.
  • Monitor and track the performance of portfolio assets and investments in terms of carbon emissions, energy efficiency, and sustainability metrics, identifying areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Stay abreast of local, state, and federal regulations, codes, and standards related to building energy efficiency, decarbonization and climate resilience.
  • Forge partnerships with industry stakeholders, utilities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and research institutions to leverage resources and support collaborative decarbonization efforts.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and innovative solutions for decarbonizing buildings, such as advanced building automation systems, energy storage systems, and renewable energy technologies and make recommendations for MCCB financing in collaboration with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and MassDevelopment.
  • Continuously evaluate and refine decarbonization strategies and practices based on performance feedback, lessons learned, and evolving industry trends and technologies.
  • Contribute to the preparation of case studies, white papers, and presentation materials related to MCCB lending activities and impact.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

These skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Building Science: Comprehensive understanding of building science principles, including building envelope design, HVAC systems, energy efficiency measures, and renewable energy technologies.
  • Sustainable Building Practices: In-depth knowledge of sustainable building practices, green building certifications (including Energy Star, Zero Energy Ready Homes, Passive House, Living Building Challenge Zero Carbon Certification) and energy codes and standards (e.g., ASHRAE, IECC).
  • Energy Efficiency: Proficiency in identifying and recommending strategies for energy efficiency, such as insulation upgrades, high-efficiency lighting, energy-efficient appliances, and advanced building controls.
  • Renewable Energy: Familiarity with renewable energy technologies, including solar photovoltaics (PV), and geothermal systems and their integration into building design and operations.
  • Decarbonization Strategies: Understanding of decarbonization strategies for buildings, including electrification and low-carbon heating and cooling solutions.
  • Building Performance Analysis: Ability to analyze building performance data, including energy audits and energy modeling, to evaluate building energy use and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Lifecycle Assessment: Knowledge of lifecycle assessment methodologies to evaluate the environmental impacts of building materials, construction processes, and operational practices, including measures of embedded energy in buildings.
  • Green Building Materials: Familiarity with sustainable building materials, including recycled content, low-emission products, and materials with third-party certifications (e.g., Cradle to Cradle, Forest Stewardship Council).
  • Water Efficiency: Understanding of water conservation strategies, such as low-flow fixtures, rainwater harvesting, graywater reuse, and water-efficient landscaping.
  • Waste Management: Knowledge of waste reduction and recycling practices in building construction and operation, including construction waste management plans and recycling programs.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Awareness of local, state, and federal regulations, codes, and standards related to green building practices, energy efficiency, and environmental sustainability.
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills, including budgeting, scheduling, and quality control.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey technical concepts, present findings to stakeholders, and facilitate collaboration among project team members.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify challenges and develop innovative solutions to address sustainability goals, optimize building performance, and enhance environmental stewardship.
  • Critical Thinking: Strong critical thinking skills to evaluate findings, identify patterns or trends, and draw logical conclusions.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy and consistency in data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams, collaborate with colleagues, and coordinate research efforts to achieve common research objectives.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements, priorities, and deadlines, and willingness to learn new research methods or tools needed.
  • Continuous Learning: Commitment to staying updated on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in green building and sustainability through professional development opportunities, industry conferences, and networking.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, real estate, architecture, planning, engineering, construction management or directly related field, plus five years of professional experience in work related to assignment. Masters preferred.
  • Familiarity with affordable housing finance is a plus.

Salary Range: $101,287 to $131,673

The Massachusetts Community Climate Bank and MassHousing are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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Massachusetts Community Climate Bank™ (MCCB) - Senior Policy Manager

Organization: MassHousing

Location: One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Posting Closes: Close of Business on April 17, 2024

Website: www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals.

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people. A bold mission for an innovative agency. Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans. Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts. We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck. MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you're ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

Position Summary

This pivotal role within the Massachusetts Community Climate Bank (MCCB), situated within MassHousing, commands substantial visibility and influence, boasting a broad scope across the MCCB’s business lines. This position manages external relationships, contributes to the development and design of MCCB programs, and plays a lead role in shaping the organization’s policy agenda and priorities. The Senior Policy Manager will collaborate closely with internal teams and external partners to coordinate and align MCCB’s lending activities with local, state, and federal policies and drive key initiatives forward. Additionally, the Senior Policy Manager monitors legislative and regulatory developments, providing timely insights and guidance to inform strategic decision-making. This role requires strong leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills, as well as deep understanding of policy processes and the broader socio-political landscape.

This role exemplifies strategic planning, meticulous analysis, and thoughtful decision-making to optimize performance, mitigate risks, and advance the MCCB’s objectives.

The MCCB invests public and private resources in financing products and services that advance the Commonwealth’s 2050 climate goals. The MCCB is the first climate bank in the nation to launch with a specific focus on decarbonizing affordable housing. Strategically placed within the State’s Housing Finance Agency, the MCCB leverages MassHousing’s existing capabilities and infrastructure to support an initial focus on affordable multifamily rental housing and single-family homeownership. MCCB financing will help deliver decarbonization benefits to low- and moderate- income residents and Environmental Justice communities disproportionately burdened by pollution and poor health.

The MCCB aggregates and deploys state, federal, private, and philanthropic funds to support the integration of decarbonization, energy efficiency, and clean energy technologies into existing and new buildings statewide.

This role presents an unparalleled opportunity to contribute meaningfully to initiatives aimed at advancing the state’s 2050 climate goals while creating and preserving affordable housing and bringing new resources to underserved markets and environmental justice communities.

The quintessential candidate, in addition to meeting requisite qualifications, should embody ambition, eloquence, charisma, creativity, and above all, a genuine commitment to the MCCB’s mission, growth and long-term sustainability.

This position has been designated as “Flex” under MassHousing’s Alternative Work Schedule (AWS)-hybrid work model. However, during the first 90 days, the employee may be expected in the office more frequently for training and onboarding. Flex means in the office at least two days a week.

All positions at the MCCB and MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Overall, the role is multifaceted and requires strong leadership, communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills to successfully oversee complex projects and programs from inception to completion.

  • Policy Development and Implementation: Lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies within the organization, ensuring alignment with its mission and objectives.
  • Research and Analysis: Conduct thorough research and analysis to identify emerging issues, assess their impact, and formulate effective policy recommendations.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate closely with internal teams, stakeholders, and external partners to coordinate and align MCCB activities with local, state, and federal policies.
  • External Relationship Management: Manage external relationships with program partners and other relevant stakeholders to foster collaboration and support policy objectives.
  • Legislative and Regulatory Monitoring: Monitor legislative and regulatory developments, providing timely insights and guidance to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Policy Coordination: Inform policy discussions through various channels, including engaging with policymakers, participating in public forums, and crafting persuasive communications.
  • Performance Evaluation: Evaluate the effectiveness of policy initiatives and make recommendations for improvements or adjustments as needed.
  • Communication: Communicate policy objectives, strategies, and outcomes effectively to internal and external stakeholders through written reports, presentations, and other means.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks associated with policy initiatives, considering potential legal, financial, and reputational implications.
  • Budget Management: Manage budgetary resources allocated to policy initiatives, ensuring effective utilization and adherence to financial guidelines.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay informed about developments in policy areas relevant to the MCCB’s mission, seeking opportunities for professional development and knowledge sharing.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

These skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Policy Development: In-depth knowledge of policy development processes, including research, analysis, drafting, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Expertise in relevant policy areas, such as climate change, affordable housing, energy, environmental sustainability, or related fields.
  • Legal and Regulatory Understanding: Understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and government policies affecting the MCCB’s mission and objectives.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Ability to engage and build relationships with diverse stakeholders, including government agencies, nonprofit organizations, community groups, industry partners, and policymakers.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex policy issues clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences.
  • Strategic Thinking: Strong strategic thinking and planning skills, with the ability to develop and execute effective policy strategies aligned with MCCB’s goals.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct thorough research, analyze data, and develop evidence-based policy recommendations.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Leadership abilities to inspire and motivate teams, foster collaboration, and drive policy initiatives forward.
  • Negotiation and Advocacy: Strong negotiation and advocacy skills, with the ability to effectively represent the MCCB’s interests with decision-makers.
  • Project Management: Proficiency in project management techniques, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation, to effectively manage policy initiatives.
  • Political Savvy: Understanding of political dynamics and processes, with the ability to navigate complex political environments and build consensus around policy objectives.
  • Ethical Standards: Commitment to upholding high ethical standards and integrity in all policy-related activities, including transparency, accountability, and impartiality.
  • Adaptability and Resilience: Ability to adapt to changing priorities, navigate ambiguity, and maintain resilience in the face of challenges or setbacks.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Strong collaboration and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and diverse stakeholders to achieve common goals.
  • Continuous Learning: Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development in policy-related areas, staying abreast of emerging trends, best practices, and innovations in the field.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as public policy, public administration, law, environmental studies plus 5 to 7 years of relevant experience, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership. Masters preferred.
  • Familiarity with affordable housing, climate and decarbonization vocabulary a plus.

Salary Range: $137,081 to $178,206

The Massachusetts Community Climate Bank and MassHousing are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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Originator (Multifamily)


Organization:  MassHousing

Location:  One Beacon Street, Boston, MA  02108

Posting Closes:  Close of Business on April 29, 2024

Website:  https://www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals, see https://www.masshousing.com/-/media/Files/Corporate/MH-5yr-Strategic-Business-Goals.ashx.

 

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people.  A bold mission for an innovative agency.  Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans.  Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provideequitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.  

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts.  We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck.  MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year

  • A 35-hour work week and a Hybrid work schedule

  • Back up Child/Elder Care

  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans

  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you’re ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

 

Position Summary

The Originator (Multifamily) is responsible for originating multifamily debt financing opportunities for the Agency.  They conduct outreach that complements and expands current business development efforts and utilizes prior relationships and contacts developed during previous job experiences. In addition, the Originator maintains and nurtures relationships with a portfolio of existing borrowers.

Working with others in Rental Business Development, Rental Underwriting and Asset Management, the Originator structures transactions that meet the needs of the borrower and reflect MassHousing underwriting standards. They remain current about changes in the housing, community development and multifamily lending industries and participate in external events to promote MassHousing’s role in affordable housing throughout the Commonwealth.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Market MassHousing’s multifamily loan products to both existing and potential borrowers.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with those existing and potential borrowers and serve as the primary point of contact as they develop their transaction pipelines.

  • With the assistance of Origination Analysts, source, pre-screen, analyze and structure potential loans. Develop and present Term Sheets on debt offerings to borrowers. Serve as the primary contact with borrowers throughout the loan origination process. 

  • Work collaboratively with the Rental Underwriting, Legal and Rental Management divisions during the underwriting and closing process. Present transactions to the MassHousing Board and Subcommittees of the Board for approval.

  • Monitor borrowers’ MassHousing loan portfolios and pro-actively initiate discussions regarding refinancing opportunities.

  • Perform special assignments and other duties as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of real estate finance fundamentals and financial analysis principles.   

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a member of a team.

  • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a high-level of attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage a high-volume workload accurately and effectively.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required.  Advanced degrees in Finance, Real Estate Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred.

  • Five to seven years of substantive experience in real estate finance and/or real estate.

  • Knowledge of tax credit equity, government, and private lending platforms, including credit enhancement and rental subsidy programs preferred.

  • Demonstrated history of academic success and professional development.

Salary Range:  $101,287 - $131,673

 

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values:  Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.  Inherent in these values is our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Relationship Manager (Multifamily)

 

Organization:  MassHousing

Location:  One Beacon Street, Boston, MA  02108

Posting Closes:  Close of Business on April 29, 2024

Website:  https://www.masshousing.com

 

 

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals, see https://www.masshousing.com/-/media/Files/Corporate/MH-5yr-Strategic-Business-Goals.ashx.

 

 

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people.  A bold mission for an innovative agency.  Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans.  Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.  

 

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts.  We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck.  MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a Hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

 

If you’re ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

 

Position Summary

The Senior Relationship Manager (Multifamily) is responsible for management of borrower relationships as well as supervision of a small team in originating multifamily debt financing opportunities for the Agency. They will conduct outreach that complements and expands current business development efforts and utilizes prior relationships and contacts developed during previous job experiences. In addition, they will maintain and nurture relationships with a portfolio of existing borrowers. 

As a senior member of the Rental Business Development team, the Senior Relationship Manager (Multifamily) is called upon to take a leadership role in project and program development and management, leading teams of internal stakeholders on complex rental transactions. Additionally, the Senior Relationship Manager (Multifamily) will manage a small group of junior team members including Originators and Origination Analysts.

Working with others in Rental Business Development, Rental Underwriting, Rental Management and Legal, the Senior Relationship Manager (Multifamily) will structure transactions that meet the needs of the borrower and reflect MassHousing underwriting standards. They will remain current about changes in the housing, community development and multifamily lending industries and will participate in external events to promote MassHousing’s role in affordable housing throughout the Commonwealth.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Market MassHousing’s multifamily loan products to both existing and potential borrowers.
  • Management of staff including but not limited to project oversight, workload management, staff development and annual performance reviews with scheduled one-on-one meetings throughout the year.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with those existing and potential borrowers and serve as the primary point of contact as they develop their transaction pipelines.
  • With the assistance of Origination Analysts, source, pre-screen, analyze and structure potential loans. Develop and present Term Sheets on debt offerings to borrowers. Serve as the primary contact with borrowers throughout the loan origination process. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Rental Underwriting, Rental Management and Legal divisions during the underwriting and closing process. Present transactions to the MassHousing Board and Subcommittees of the Board for approval.
  • Monitor borrowers’ MassHousing loan portfolios and pro-actively initiate discussions regarding refinancing opportunities.
  • Coordinate and support new product initiatives.
  • Perform special assignments and other duties as requested.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

 

  • Knowledge of real estate finance fundamentals and financial analysis principles.   
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a member of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a high-level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task while managing a high-volume workload accurately and effectively.

 

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required.  Advanced degrees in Finance, Real Estate Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
  • Ten years of substantive experience in real estate finance and/or real estate.
  • Knowledge of tax credit equity, government and private lending platforms, including credit enhancement and rental subsidy programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated history of academic success and professional development.

 

Salary Range:  $114,710 - $149,123  

 

 

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values:  Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.  Inherent in these values is our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Talent Acquisition Manager

Organization:  MassHousing

Location:  One Beacon Street, Boston, MA  02108

Posting Closes:  Close of Business on April 29, 2024

Website:  https://www.masshousing.com

MassHousing recently affirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Goals, see https://www.masshousing.com/-/media/Files/Corporate/MH-5yr-Strategic-Business-Goals.ashx.

 

The Organization

MassHousing will confront the housing challenges facing the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its people.  A bold mission for an innovative agency.  Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has provided more than $27.5 billion for more than 125,000 apartments and more than 105,000 home mortgage loans.  Beyond lending, we also work to promote economic growth and empowerment for families, individuals, and businesses; help communities increase their housing stock; provide hope and homes for vulnerable populations, and look for new, cost-effective ways to provide equitable housing opportunities. We have a relentless determination to confront the Commonwealth's housing challenges and improve lives.  

We know that we cannot meet our mission without a workforce that is committed to standing with us in our efforts.  We achieve this by making investments in staff development and prioritizing individuals who align with our values including an unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

As an employee of MassHousing you are offered a great career opportunity which is more than a paycheck.  MassHousing’ s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefitswhich you should consider towards your overall compensation, including but not limited to:

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • A 35-hour work week and a hybrid work schedule
  • Back up Child/Elder Care
  • Retirement Savings including a pension and a deferred compensation plan (with a match)
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 12 paid Holidays per year and generous sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Central Boston office location, convenient to public transportation and amenities on site

If you’re ready to join our dynamic team of mission driven professionals, this might be the job for you! Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to https://prd01-hcm01.prd.mykronos.com/ta/6003873.careers?CareersSearch

 

Position Summary

The Talent Acquisition Manager position at MassHousing offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead talent acquisition efforts and contribute to the organization's long-term success. Reporting directly to the Human Resources Business Partner, this role involves developing and executing innovative recruitment strategies to attract diverse talent. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in sourcing and recruiting, with a focus on leveraging technology and creative approaches to enhance the employer brand. Collaborating with HR team members and hiring managers, the recruiter will drive initiatives to increase the volume of qualified candidates and ensure positive candidate experiences throughout the hiring process.

This position has been designated as “Flex” under MassHousing’s Alternative Work Schedule (AWS)-hybrid work model.  However, during the first 90 days, the employee may be expected in the office more frequently for training and onboarding.  Flex means in the office at least two days a week.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the HRBP and hiring managers to determine staffing needs and develop comprehensive recruitment plans.
  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and retain top talent, including internal candidates and external hires.
  • Collaborate with HRBP to develop and implement recruitment initiatives, including diversity and inclusion efforts. 
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to define job requirements and create job descriptions for key positions.
  • Source candidates through various channels, including job boards, social media, professional networks, and referrals.
  • Screen resumes and applications to identify qualified candidates, conduct initial phone screenings to assess candidate fit.
  • Provide recommendations to hiring managers and participate in the selection process. 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in talent acquisition, continually seeking opportunities for improvement.
  • Promote the agency’s employer brand as an employer of choice.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in working with applicant tracking systems (ATS), and all social media and online recruiting and talent acquisition platforms.
  • Create and maintain metrics and data, and deliver data analysis, reports, and insights for strategic evaluation of recruiting campaigns and overall talent acquisition success.
  • Effectively use Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word to coordinate and communicate your recruiting progress.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

These skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Proven experience as a recruiter, with a strong understanding of recruitment principles, techniques, and best practices.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Have successful experience in leveraging LinkedIn Recruiter and other recruiting platforms and online social tools.
  • Build relationships and supporting/supplementing the agencies existing sources, hiring managers, and HR team.
  • Help review and recommend improvements to the interview-to-hire applicant cycle.
  • Comfortable presenting and promoting recruiting best environment.
  • Think critically and creatively.
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, presentation and writing skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Internet‐based applications, ATS applications, and the Microsoft Office suite, especially Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Power BI a plus
  • Solid work ethic, high energy, humble, enthusiastic, curious, and with a positive attitude and a willingness to be flexible and adaptive.
  • Professional and resourceful style with the ability to work both independently and as part of a small and busy team.

 

Minimum Education and Training

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or field directly related to assignment and ten years of professional current experience in work related to assignment preferred.

 

Salary Range:  $78,915.00 to $102,589.00

 

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Why Work at MassHousing?

Competitive salaries

Work/Life Balance with flexible schedules and generous leave time

Comprehensive health, dental, life, and disability plans

Professional development & tuition assistance

Employer-matched deferred compensation plan

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