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2/14/2018
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Job Description

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF COLUMBIA HEIGHTS
ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF COLUMBIA
HEIGHTS
The Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH) is a
placed-based community development corporation with a goal of
furthering the physical, economic and social revitalization of the
Washington DC area, with a particular focus on opportunities for
socially or economically disadvantaged persons. DCCH seeks to
achieve this by executing commercial, business, and housing
projects that increase the number of local businesses, retail
offerings, jobs, and affordable housing.
OVERVIEW OF THE JOB
The President & CEO is responsible for the development and
implementation of policies of the Board of Directors for the
Development Corporation of Columbia Heights.The President & CEO
exercises control and direction of the overall fiscal,
administrative and programmatic operation of the Corporation,
represents the Corporation in all legal and fiscal transactions and
coordinates the development of the Corporation's human and fiscal
resources.The President, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the
Corporation, manages and directs the organization toward its
primary objective by performing the following duties personally or
through subordinate managers:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not
limited to, the following:

Establishes current and long range objectives, plans, and
policies, subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
Dispenses advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to
carry out major plans and procedures, consistent with established
policies of the Board.Administers the implementation of all Board
policies.
Oversees the adequacy and soundness of the organization's
financial structure.
Reviews operating results of the organization, compares them to
established objectives, and takes steps to ensure that appropriate
measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
Plans and directs all investigations and negotiations
pertaining to mergers, joint ventures, the acquisition of
businesses, or the sale of major assets with approval of the Board
of Directors.
Establishes and maintains an effective system of communications
throughout the organization.
Represents the organization with major customers, shareholders,
the financial community, and the public.
Approves the initiation, payment and accounting of all DCCH
financial transactions.
Represents DCCH in interactions with business, civic and
public-sector organizations at the local, regional and national
levels.
Administers all DCCH personnel functions.
Provides the Board of Directors with timely and concise reports
regarding the progress of and problems encountered in the
development and implementation of programs and activities,
including recommendation for appropriate action(s).
Supervises the implementation of DCCH's Economic Development
and the preparation and submission of all required funding source
documentation in accordance with applicable guidelines and
requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The President & CEO shall have Masters level academic
preparation in business or public administration, real estate
finance/development, or a related and a demonstrated ability to
successfully manage community/economic development programs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
SALARY RANGE
Negotiable, depending upon education, skills and competency.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary
requirement to Denise Holmes at . All
materials must be received by Denise Holmes by 5:30pm on March
2nd of 2018.
The Development Corporation of Columbia Heights is an Equal
Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of
actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or
national origin.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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