Construction Assistant

COMPANY INFO

National Equity Fund, Inc. / Chicago, IL

ABOUT THE COMPANY

National Equity Fund® is a nonprofit Chicago-based affiliate of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and a leading syndicator of Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Since inception, we have played an integral role in creating affordable housing options, revitalizing communities and strengthening local economies. Our investments total more than $15.3 billion in 2,687 LIHTC developments, which created 176,804 affordable homes for low-income families and individuals.

ABOUT THE JOB

National Equity Fund, Inc. (NEF), the largest national non-profit syndicator of low-income housing tax credits, is seeking a Construction Assistant. In this role, the successful candidate will provide administrative support and assist the construction managers in tracking and monitoring construction documentation and construction progress on NEF projects.  Duties include but are not limited to: reviewing document submissions for completeness, facilitating the timely receipt and review of construction documentation, preparing consulting contracts, tracking payments and maintaining the project database.  This position is located in Chicago.

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

The ideal candidate will have an associate degree; bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Familiarity with construction documentation, along with proficiency in Word and Excel is required; previous administrative experience with a construction, architecture or engineering firm preferred. Technical knowledge and training in these areas may substitute for experience. Applicants must have the ability to establish and maintain effective professional demeanor and working relationships with their supervisor, co-workers, subordinates and all other outside business professionals, while maintaining strict confidentiality. Successful candidates must possess superior oral/communication skills, organizational aptitude and be detail-oriented. 

 

We offer a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements via fax to (312) 360-0804, email to rhall@nefinc.org or mail to National Equity Fund, Human Resources Department, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL  60606.

 

NEF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CONTACT TO APPLY


rhall@nefinc.org