Careers

Careers

Since 1981, Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma has provided guidance to Oklahomans about the home buying process and our success is a direct result of the skills, expertise and passion of our employees.

Our organization’s culture is built on the belief that we can make a positive impact on people’s lives. We believe that everyone has the right to a safe and affordable home, and we work hard to ensure that our fellow Oklahomans have access to a better place to live.

We’re committed to providing our employees with opportunities to develop, grow, succeed and make an impact in the community we serve.

Open Position:

Down Payment Assistance Coordinator Job Description

To apply: Please email your resume’ to lindar@nhsokla.org.  Preference given to resumes’ received by October 31.  (no phone call inquiries please.)

Function: Under general supervision, this position supports the Homeownership Center Director with particular focus on Down Payment Assistance Program delivery and other homeownership center program activities

Reports to: Homeownership Center Director

FLSA: Non exempt

DISCLAIMER: This description is only intended to identify the major duties and requirements of the classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma  is a Community Housing Development Organization for both the City of Oklahoma and the State of Oklahoma (Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency-OHFA) dedicated to providing affordable home ownership opportunities and revitalizing neighborhoods in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Service Area (MSA). NHSOKLA has a 40 year record of improving communities and is a charter member of NeighborWorks America®.

JOB DESCRIPTION
This position will provide support to the Homeownership Center line of business. Work involves managing multiple tasks involving the general public, lenders, DPA funding providers such as the City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the City of Moore, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) HUD and NeighborWorks® America.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
-Meeting with NHSOKLA Down Payment Assistance applicants
-Gathering and ensuring completion and accuracy, for all required documents for the
specific DPA program
-Work with Lenders, Realtors and Title Companies, ensuring all required documentation
is received in a timely manner
-Calculate household income, and housing ratios ensuring information is within DPA
program requirements
-Preparing loan closing documents
-Completing all needed steps in current software system(s)
-Preparing other reports deemed necessary by Homeownership Center Director.
-Responsible for file closeout and monthly billing

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assisting with phone coverage/front desk, directing calls to the appropriate department and answering general questions
-Complete a wide range of clerical duties which includes supporting the efforts of the
Homeownership Center and the overall NHSOKLA departments as needed.
-Assisting with file entry and processing of client files in current software system(s),
ensuring file information is submitted to appropriate parties (loan servicers, etc.).
-Provide triage services to Homeownership Center clients and scheduling appointments and translation services when needed
-Participation in outreach events of NHSOKLA and assisting in the preparation of
outreach materials
-Support homebuyer education when needed, coordinating presenters, preparing
workshop materials and attending workshops
Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Qualified applicants must have at least three years of experience in the following:
• Knowledge of government organization and administration; of principles and
practices of public administration and management of state and federal laws and
regulations relevant to affordable housing development.
• Knowledge of real estate, mortgage financing and development process.
• Knowledge of HUD programs in general
• Ability to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts; to devise solutions to
problems and to prepare concise reports.
• Should have significant project management experience over activities with
evolving requirements and deadlines.
• Must have the ability to establish effective working relationships with supervisors,
co-workers and the public.
• Must demonstrate skills in research, data interpretation, and report writing;
should be well skilled in delivering presentations and in the area of making visual
representations of data in the form of maps, charts, tables and diagrams.
• Must have extensive facility with personal computers and applications such as
Word, Excel and Access.
• Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

To apply for Down Payment Assistance, complete the Down Payment Assistance Application.  Once the application is completed and you have the documents required for the application (see Page 3 of the Home Buyer Assistance Handbook), contact our office to schedule an appointment to submit your Down Payment Assistance application.

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Scheduling Instructions

If you would like to schedule an appointment with our Housing Counselor, complete and submit the Pre-Purchase Triage form, and we’ll contact you to schedule an appointment.

The completed Pre-Purchase Triage form can be emailed (amandaj@nhsokla.org), faxed (405-231-5137), mailed (4301 N Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73118), or hand delivered to Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma office.

Once your appointment is scheduled, complete the Pre-Purchase Counseling Packet.  You will need to bring this document to your scheduled appointment.

To submit your forms online to NHS: 

  1. Open the form(s) and fill them out.  You will need Adobe PDF Reader.
  2. Save the form(s) to your computer.
  3. Go here to upload and submit your form(s) to NHS.
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Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for a USDA 502 Direct Loan, complete and submit the RD Personal Profile intake form.  NHSOK staff will review the information and will contact you with additional information.

The completed RD Personal Profile form can be emailed (lindar@nhsokla.org), faxed (405-231-5137), mailed (4301 N Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73118), or hand delivered to Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma office.

To submit your forms online to NHS: 

  1. Open the form(s) and fill them out.  You will need Adobe PDF Reader.
  2. Save the form(s) to your computer.
  3. Go here to upload and submit your form(s) to NHS.
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Foreclosure Assistance Instructions

If you would like to schedule an appointment with our Housing Counselor, complete and submit the Triage for Foreclosure Prevention form, and we’ll contact you to schedule an appointment.

The completed Triage for Foreclosure Prevention form can be emailed (emmam@nhsokla.org), faxed (405-231-5137), mailed (4301 N Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73118), hand delivered to Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma office, or submitted online.  

Once your appointment is scheduled, complete and sign the following forms:

You will be required to bring these forms with your to your scheduled appointment.

To submit your forms online to NHS: 

  1. Open the form(s) and fill them out.  You will need Adobe PDF Reader.
  2. Save the form(s) to your computer.
  3. Go here to upload and submit your form(s) to NHS.
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