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Job Title: Executive Director -currently open, 2/24/2023

Salary: [$85,000 – $120,000] based on experience, background and level of expertise.

Job Overview:                                                                                                                     

The director is responsible for achieving the goals and objectives of the Land Bank as set by the Board of Directors. The director will manage the day-to-day operations of the Land Bank and its staff in accordance with the policies, procedures, by-laws, and inter-governmental agreements of the DeKalb Regional Land Bank Authority (DRLB).

The director is accountable to the Land Bank Board and is responsible for assuring the Land Bank achieves its primary goal of returning blighted, vacant, delinquent ad valorem properties to a tax generating status. The Land Bank at its option may partner with a city, county, community entity whose objectives are consistent with the authority granted to a Georgia land bank.

Experience/Educational Background preferences:

Previous experience with the operations of a Land Bank and its related functions and duties. Minimum requirements include operational leadership, management and at an executive or senior level experience in private industry or government. Industry experience from the following organizations; HUD/FHA or local housing Department, Urban Renewal, Local government, Affordable Housing Initiatives, Real Estate law, Real Estate lending, Real property development and construction, Mortgage loans and applications, Banking or Mortgage company or similar environments. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, Accounting, Management, Law, Political Science. A combination of Education and experience will be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervises and evaluates staff, direct work assignments, coach/counsel/discipline, complete staff performance appraisals.

Communicate Land Bank policies, rules, by-laws and regulations, procedures to assure consistent operational management of systems, processes, and expectations.

Coordinate with staff to ensure internal and external customers receive consistently high service quality.

Oversee all programs and projects approved by the Land Bank Authority.

Ensure that all policies, procedures, and direction set forth by the Land Bank Authority Board are implemented in a professional and timely manner.

Coordinates all legal matters with the Board and legal counsel.

Prepare and submit annual budget proposal, engage in budget approval process, and operate within the budget yearly.

Designs, develops annual strategic plan. Submit annually for Board approval.

Research/prepares for annual legislative changes that effect the Land Bank.

Solicit and develop new public/private partnerships to achieve Land Bank objectives.

Create, Designs, develop, implement marketing and training programs to build public awareness and support.

Manage website content, and collateral materials.


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