National Church Residences

  • Pre-Construction & Design Coordinator

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Address
    2245 North Bank Drive
  • Overview

    The Pre-Construction and Design Coordinator is responsible for application and pre-construction efforts on a development pipeline valued in excess of $100 million.  This position is the Owner’s lead staff person managing the Architect, Consultant, and General Contractor relationships during the tax credit application submittal phase of the development process.  The position is responsible for working with project Developers to prepare conceptual designs and budgets for funding applications, and for ensuring compliance with all funder design requirements.   Post tax credit award, this position will assist in select pre-construction activities.   Additionally, this position will assist on some market rate development pre-construction activities.




    1. Lead all efforts determining and developing the building design scope, in conjunction with the Architect of Record and within the limits of the project budget, during the funding application submission of project development.
    2. Responsible for application scope and design review in relationship with PCNA, application scoring requirements, National Church Residences Design Standards, LEED/”green” commitments, Platform for Services goals and “other” requirements related to each building/project.
    3. Responsible for becoming familiar with funding agency requirements relating to design/construction related pre-application information as well as agency “walk-throughs” or meetings relating to application site, work scope and cost assessment.
    4. Visit all project sites with the Architect of Record to assess the scope of work and unique attributes and limitations of each project.
    1. Responsible for maintaining all funding application submission and select pre-construction budgets, as provided by the Acquisition & Development project developer, for 3rd Party services such as Architecture, engineering, third-party reports, testing, LEED/”green” services, accessibility and envelope consulting and other necessary/required services.
    2. Responsible for maintaining all funding application submission and select pre-construction schedules, as provided by the Acquisition & Development project developer, and for developing, in conjunction with the Relocation Project Leader, the construction phasing schedule to ensure it meets construction and relocation budget and constructability requirements.
    3. Responsible for assisting in managing, updating and maintaining the National Church Residences Design Standards and ensuring Architect of Record compliance with these Standards.
    4. Interface with lending and application partners on application and pre-closing requirements.
    5. Attend appropriate project pre-closing task-list meetings, governmental agency meetings as required to ensure zoning, permit and other requirements are met and all LEED/”green” meetings per each building/project requirement
    6. Assist in the analysis of third party project acquisition due diligence (such as PCNAs and third party reports), as needed.
    7. Reports directly to the Senior Director of Design and Construction.



    Successfully manage all funding applications, preconstruction requirements and deliverables so that they are provided to the Acquisition & Development project developer in a timely and accurate manner. 


    Successfully manage a pre-construction pipeline by ensuring high quality design across the portfolio of development projects while meeting deadlines and budgets. 






    Education/Certification:   Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or design-related field and  LEED for Homes Accreditation are both preferred but not required.


    Experience Required:   3-7 years of experience in pre-construction management, preferably in the field of affordable senior housing or multi-family housing or a related field.


    Skills/Abilities:   Well organized and able to manage and prioritize projects/tasks; Ability to create and manage multiple budgets and schedules; Ability to work with various stakeholders in order to gain consensus and provide positive outcomes; Ability to provide and manage  self-created project tracking and analysis documentation; Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and Excel, with a strong preference for proficiency in Access. 


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