The Community Development division has a full-time Preservation Analyst position open. We are looking for an experienced analyst for Community Development’s Housing Opportunities and Services Team. Are you a positive, productive, and collaborative individual with excellent customer service skills and a passion for highly-detailed work? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment? Are you committed to helping implement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs that improve the facilities that provide human services to our community, and development and rehabilitation of affordable housing? If so, we invite you to apply for this rewarding job opportunity. Our work environment is dynamic, fun and flexible, and relies on strong ties and collaboration with other work groups, agencies and community members.Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled at either the Management Analyst 1 or Management Analyst 2 level. Annual Salary:Management Analyst 1 $57,844.80 – $74,796.80Management Analyst 2 $63,585.60 – $82,264.00Department/Division/Team: Planning & Development/Community Development/Housing Opportunities & Services TeamSchedule: Full-time, may include evenings and weekends per business needLocation: Atrium Building, 99 W. 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLYMUST PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK_______________________________________________________The Preservation Analyst manages capital projects and investments to benefit human service provider facilities, transitional housing, and development and rehabilitation of affordable housing. The City of Eugene goals for supporting human services and affordable housing are established in the Eugene-Springfield 2020 Consolidated Plan (www.eugene-or.gov/hudconplan). Sources of funds for such projects include federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), federal HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and local funding sources. The Analyst will be responsible for development of requests for proposals, review of proposed projects, manages a evaluation subcommittee composed of city staff and community members, financial analysis and underwriting, development of bid specifications, oversight of construction, and compliance with local, state, and federal requirements. The Analyst will work primarily with human service agencies and affordable housing developers that seek to utilize Federal grant funds. The Analyst will manage the development of grant and loan contracts for use of funds, monitor progress of development and fund dispersal, and ensure work is conducted in accordance with relevant Federal regulations. The Analyst will monitor projects over time in accordance with relevant Federal regulations. Other associated tasks include researching property information, communication with contractors and lenders, and resolution of zoning and other predevelopment issues. Additionally, this position will supervise the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist who expands and preserves affordable housing opportunities for low-income people through implementation of the Emergency Minor Home Repair Program and the Accessibility Improvement Program. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal and supervisory skills, have a positive attitude, integrity, flexibility and the ability to operate in an environment with significant complexity. The Analyst is responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of best practices in community development, building rehabilitation and affordable housing as well as rules, regulations, and monitoring related to CDBG and local funding sources. The Analyst is responsible for maintaining knowledge of other relevant Federal regulations related to public participation, procurement, prevailing wage and labor, tenant relocation, acquisition, environmental review, fair housing, and accessibility.The Analyst will also be responsible for other housing and community development projects as assigned. Other duties will include written communication with HUD and other regulatory bodies. The Analyst will also be responsible for sharing and presenting information to the public, City committees, and internal staff.______________________________________________Calling Eugene HomeEugene is located at the southern end of the agriculturally rich Willamette Valley. From here, it is a short jaunt east to the Cascade Mountains, west to the stunning Pacific Ocean coastline, or north to Portland. We’re a small city with unlimited things to do: Downtown Eugene is an exciting place to work, filled with local food options, cultural events, and frequent opportunities to bump into colleagues and external partners; the Oregon Bach Festival and Eugene Symphony call the Hult Center for the Performing Arts home; you can float the Willamette River and hook a salmon after work in the shadow of downtown; a booming food and beverage economy, including topnotch local craft breweries and wineries in the surrounding countryside, is the foundation of a local restaurant scene; the University of Oregon brings arts, culture, and educational opportunities, as well as championship athletics (Go Ducks!); a nationally-recognized transit system helps you move around the city; and our Gold rating as a Walk- and Bicycle-Friendly Community ensures that safe travel options abound! Known as Track Town USA, the community annually plays host to numerous track and field events at historic Hayward Field, including the IAAF World Championships in 2022! The impact of track and field can be seen beyond the track, with abundant trails coursing through the south hills, along the Willamette River, and through hundreds of acres of city parks. To learn more about Eugene, visit Eugene Cascades and Coast.The OrganizationThe City of Eugene has a Council-Manager form of government. In this form of government, the city council develops legislation and policies to direct the City. The city manager, hired by the city council, provides administrative direction to the organization, oversees City of Eugene personnel and operations, and carries out the city council’s direction. The City of Eugene has over 1,500 employees and a $839 million total budget. The City of Eugene is a service-oriented and welcoming organization that provides services through six departments: Central Services, Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Police, Public Works, Planning and Development, and Library, Recreation and Cultural Services. The State of the City video shows how the city is meeting new challenges, learning from one another, building connections, and celebrating our city.As an organization we are focusing on six Core Competencies for employees:Trust & confidence – Making our intent and actions be transparent and honest while fostering healthy, inclusive relationships, actively listening and maintaining open communications, delivering on our promises, investing in other’s success, and engaging each other and the communityCreative work environment – Exploring meaningful new ideas and relationships to foster innovation and encourage collaboration and creativity. Challenging the standard method of doing business in a positive environment.Now & later perspective – Looking beyond day to day challenges to better anticipate the future and adjust to change. Respectful & inclusive work environment – Seeking out a wide range of voices and making each other feel respected and included.Self-awareness & emotional intelligence – Learning to recognize and understand our own emotions and the emotions of others and recognizing our individual strengths and weakness to raise self-awareness so we can perform better. Wellbeing – We take care of ourselves and each other. Examples of Duties Performed – Duties may include but are not limited to the following:Duties may include but are not limited to the following:Serves as project manager for capital projects for service provider facilities and affordable housing projects. Analyst will develop project scope, budget and timeline, maintain responsibility for execution of related tasks, and maintain detailed records for each project in accordance with HUD guidance.Reviews and analyzes applications, conducts financial analysis and underwriting, and develops and executes grant and loan agreements, trust deeds, assignment of rents, and other financial instruments.Presents program information to the CDBG Advisory Committee. Manages a subcommittee to review and score project proposals.Coordinates with team members and other internal staff in Community Development, Planning, Building and Permit Services, Finance, Purchasing, and other departments as needed. Complies with federal reporting requirements, including the HUD Semi-Annual Labor Standards Enforcement report and Annual Contract Activity reportResponsible for setup and closeout of projects in HUD’s Integrated Disbursement and Information SystemCoordinates the development and implementation of public information activities for assigned program. Responds to requests for information from the public and potential applicants. Responsible for the selection, supervision and evaluation of assigned staff; assigns work and ensures appropriate training is provided; investigates complaints; recommends and administers disciplinary actions; handles sensitive personnel matters and recommends grievance responses; exercises full supervision over employee. Qualifications:Knowledge of:Real estate, building rehabilitation and development processes including purchase and sale of property, site analysis, financial analysis including pro forma development and property valuation, local development regulations, and property management.Modern principles and practices of project management and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.Solicitation for projects including development of requests for proposals, proposal review and analysis, managing evaluation committees and processes, and developing staff recommendations.Development of project scopes, bid packages, contractor management, prevailing wage compliance, and general knowledge of construction and rehabilitation practices.Affordable housing and human services facilities as well as needs of low-income people including families, single adults, youth, and special needs populations.Federal regulations related to the Community Development Block Grant, Davis-Bacon, Uniform Relocation Act, Fair Housing Act, and National Environmental Policy Act.Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.Ability to:Manage multiple, complex projects to achieve community development and housing goals within specific timeframes.Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, forecast consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, with supervisor, coworkers, agencies, developers, consultants, interested residents, City staff, and public officials.Develop positive working relationships with supervisor, direct report, coworkers, agencies, developers, consultants, interested residents, other City staff, and public officials.Identify and propose ways to improve project management and implementation. Learn the operation, policy and procedures of the division and department.Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Analyze and apply Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertinent to City programs.Work both individually and in a team environment.Work with community member advisory groups and facilitate decision making.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAny equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:ExperienceSome recent professional related experience, or one year of related responsible paraprofessional experience in capital project management and/or real estate development. Experience with human services facilities and affordable housing preferred. Education/TrainingEquivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, business, planning and public policy management, construction management, community development, architecture or related fields. License or CertificateRequires valid Oregon driver’s license or ability to obtain by date of hire. Must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City’s standard.To view detailed information on the duties, knowledge and abilities that may be expected for this position, please see the classifications: Management Analyst 1, Management Analyst 2 Supplemental Information:Retirement ProgramUpon eligibility, the City will contribute an employee contribution of 6%, as well as the employer contribution, to a retirement program administered by the Oregon Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). In addition, the City will pay a 3% contribution to a deferred compensation program if the employee contributes at least 1%.Selection ProcessApplicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment.DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED.Current information about the status of a job posting is available by going to www.eugene-or.gov/jobs and selecting “Job Posting Status.”The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States. The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.