Assistant Director for Development Finance Initiative
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Internal Number: 232103
Vacancy ID: NF0006019
The Development Finance Initiative (DFI) is a program of the School of Government that assists local governments in North Carolina with attracting private investment for community development by providing specialized finance and development expertise. Since its inception in 2011, DFI has been engaged in over 100 projects in multiple states, including: building reuse and downtown revitalization; master development planning and execution; community and neighborhood development; and economic development, including small business finance programs and assessment of underutilized assets.
Reporting directly to the faculty Director and as part of a collaborative team that values transparency, the Assistant Director is responsible for: (1) managing DFI operations and programs, including but not limited to conflicts of interest, project and team evaluations, strategic priorities, performance measures, assigned staff, and budget creation and oversight; (2) advancing DFI's business model and managing self-sustaining revenue-generating activities; (3) managing communications, marketing, and relationships with sponsors and partners; (4) handling personnel administration matters and other duties in support of the Director; (5) managing space, equipment, and other DFI resources; and (6) consistent with DFI's strategic priorities and funding availability, support the development and execution of new development finance services for local government clients and their partners. The Assistant Director serves as a member of the DFI leadership team and interfaces regularly with School management.
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Education and Experience:
-Five years of related experience. Working Knowledge or experience with university accounting systems, regulations and guidelines for contracts and grant awards, and EHRA policies and procedures
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