Assistant Director

OTR A.D.O.P.T. Inc.
Cincinnati, OH
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Economic Development
Public/Nonprofit Administration
Real Estate Development
AICP Certification: 
Not required

OTR A.D.O.P.T. (ADOPT) is a 501(c)3 non profit historic preservation and community development organization in its 9th year of operation. ADOPT’s mission is ‘To bring to life the character of Cincinnati’s historic neighborhoods by facilitating the transfer of vacant endangered structures to caring investors.’ The organization has helped to preserve over 60 vacant historic structures in Cincinnati’s urban core, including buildings outside of Over-the-Rhine. ADOPT is looking forward to growing over the next few years and expanding its mission to impact a variety of historic buildings in Cincinnati’s historic neighborhoods.

Assistant Director Role
ADOPT is seeking a new full-time Assistant Director. This is an exciting and dynamic role for a growing, entrepreneurial social non-profit. Applicants must have a diverse skill set and be willing to take on multiple areas of responsibility from day one. ADOPT features a small staff of 2.5 employees. The Assistant Director will be expected to contribute at both the administrative and strategic decision making levels for ADOPT.

The Assistant Director will have the following areas of responsibility for ADOPT: property research and owner outreach, project management of building stabilizations including correspondence with contractors, managing building permits/city hearings, compliance documentation of ongoing ADOPT projects, basic property management and maintenance, organizational development and strategic planning, grant writing/fundraising events, basic accounting/bookkeeping. Opportunities for growth and advancement. Salary: $50,000 with $1,000 insurance stipend and 4 weeks paid vacation.

Proficient in basic computer programs such as MS excel, word and powerpoint. ADOPT manages its file storage with MS Onedrive. Any Quickbooks or Wordpress knowledge would reflect positively on the candidate but is not necessary. Solid time management and self organization skills. Must be able to work independently and multi task. Solid written and face to face communication skills. Any prior professional real estate, historic rehabilitation, social media or photography experience is a bonus.

Education - A bachelor’s degree is required to apply for this position. Experience in community development, real estate, architecture, planning or accounting is encouraged but not necessary. An advanced degree in planning or real estate is encouraged but not necessary. Experience and training may be sufficient to overcome any educational shortcomings.


To Apply
Applicants should send resume and cover letter to Cover letter should explain why applicant is interested in the position and qualifications. Resumes should be no more than one page.

Published on:
April 3, 2019 - 12:49pm
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