Associate Director of Lending

    Champlain Housing Trust
    January 25, 2023
    88 King Street, Burlington


    Champlain Housing Trust is a Community Land Trust proving affordable apartments and home ownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income residents in northwest Vermont. CHT is an exciting and rewarding place to work, where each day offers a chance to make a positive impact in the communities we serve. We have been voted one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont each time we entered the competition because we believe our staff are our greatest assets, and we show that by offering generous benefits and an inclusive, friendly, and fun work environment.

    We hope you will be the next to join our NeighborWorks® Home Ownership Center as our newly created role: Associate Director of Lending. This is an exciting new role that will lead Champlain Housing Trust's lending activities, working in collaboration with leadership to identify opportunities to maximize community impact and long term program sustainability.

    The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of grants management, mortgage lending, CDFI, real estate, or paralegal experience with an equivalent amount of management and supervisory experience. Knowledge of mortgage lending practices, basic real estate transactions and familiarity with federal grant compliance requirements are required. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to cultivate a strong team environment, desire to learn and grow, and a commitment to social justice are required. Reliable transportation and ability to pass a criminal background check are required.

    CHT is a socially responsible employer offering competitive pay commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefit package includes a generous health insurance plan, three weeks of paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, sick leave, 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution after one year, disability and life insurance and more. For more information or to apply, visit our website:

    Champlain Housing Trust is committed to a diverse workplace and highly encourages women, persons with disabilities, Section 3 residents, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.

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