The School of Government works to improve the lives of North Carolinians by engaging in practical scholarship that helps public officials and citizens understand and improve state and local government. The School offers up to 200 courses, webinars, and conferences for more than 12,000 public officials each year. Faculty members annually publish approximately 50 books, reports, articles, bulletins, and other instances of print and online content related to state and local government. The School is also home to a nationally ranked graduate program in public administration. The Development Finance Initiative (DFI) at the School of Government partners with local governments in North Carolina to attract private investment for transformative projects by providing specialized finance and development expertise. DFI partners with communities on projects including: building reuse and downtown revitalization; master development planning and execution; community and neighborhood development; and economic development, including small business finance programs and assessment of underutilized assets. The Development Finance Initiative (DFI), a program of the School of Government, is recruiting a Real Estate Development Analyst for a full-time EHRA Non-Faculty appointment. The Real Estate Development Analyst position will operate under the supervision of the DFI Associate Director and will work in close collaboration with DFI Project Managers. This position will provide data extraction, manipulation, management and analysis for real estate development projects aimed at assisting local governments to recruit investment for projects that accomplish local community and economic development goals throughout North Carolina. The ideal candidate will thrive in a quantitative research environment, and demonstrates knowledge of the real estate development practices, public-private partnerships and community and economic development practices. Responsibilities will include the following: creating analytic data files using techniques to extract and aggregate community and market information, ArcGIS and financial data, conducting market analyses and financial feasibility modeling, and designing and preparing of reports, solicitations and presentations. The position will also include oversight, training, and support of graduate student fellows in extracting, manipulating, managing, and analyzing data. Over time, the Real Estate Development Analyst will help to standardize and improve analytical processes. The successful candidate will be highly organized, extremely detail oriented and self-driven. The candidate will also be an effective interpersonal communicator with demonstrated ability to respond to changing workloads and priorities. The School of Government recognizes the importance of an educational and work environment in which all individuals are respected and valued. To that end, we are strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. For more information about the School’s commitment to diversity, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page: https://www.sog.unc.edu/resources/microsites/diversity-and-inclusion.
Education and Experience:
-Directly related experience in real estate development. Affordable housing experience a plus. -Strong financial modeling and analytical skills. -A high level of competency with ArcGIS mapping. Knowledge of design software such as Adobe InDesign a plus. -A high level of competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. -Familiarity with demographic and market data sources (e.g. US Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Esri Business Analyst). -Skills and interest in data visualization preferred. Familiarity with Tableau a plus. -Demonstrated ability to work independently and accurately in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and stringent deadlines. -Ability to interact effectively with colleagues who have a variety of working styles.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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