Associate Project Manager - MidPen Housing

March 05, 2018

MidPen Housing

Foster City, California 94404

Our Mission:

MidPen is building the future of affordable housing. Combining beautifully designed communities with life-transforming services for our residents, we’re on a mission to help our partners, residents, and employees see what’s possible. We believe community is the key to a healthy and successful collective future, and we are changing the world from our own backyard!


Role Purpose:  The Associate Project Manager is part of the Development Department, working with project teams to support the development of affordable housing communities, including the entitlement, financing, design, construction, leasing, and on-going maintenance of new construction and renovation projects.

Your day to day:

  • Manage discrete components of larger development projects that include budget and schedule creation, coordination with internal staff, timely communication and reporting to project team, and management of all relevant consultants.
  • Coordinate, participate in, and prepare agendas and materials for meetings with internal departments, outside consultants, contractors, public agencies and financial partners as necessary and required during initial feasibility and due diligence. This includes contributing to the strategy and preparation for community meetings and outreach.
  • Prepare presentation materials as needed, including graphs, slide decks, and printed materials for internal and external partners as requested including public agencies, milestone meetings, and board/committee meetings.
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of, and familiarity with, typical real estate development documents to independently organize and maintain documents on the Development drive of the MidPen server.


What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Community Development, or related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in related field.
  • Excellent judgement and proven ability to prioritize demanding work.
  • Critical thinker with the ability to solve practical problems, tackle new projects and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited information exists.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and effectively via phone and in writing with site staff and internal partners, and external vendors, including providing direction and guidance

to project teams as appropriate.



Life at MidPen:

When you join MidPen, you join a team of passionate, committed individuals. Whether you work at our corporate office or onsite at one of our communities, MidPen employees help transform lives from day one while enjoying the following benefits and perks:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive vacation, sick, and personal holiday accruals
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Great work-life balance, including a wellness platform and program
  • In-house trainings and external classes supporting professional development
  • Company outings and team-building activities
  • Creative collaboration in a fast-changing and crucially important industry
  • Financial counseling and generous discretionary retirement contributions



Our Values:

At MidPen, we seek those with good hearts and great minds - those who share our dream of providing affordable housing to all. We are guided by five core values that shape our interactions with our partners, residents, and each other:


We provide accurate, timely information, manage our company resources responsibly, and conduct all aspects of our business honestly and fairly


We work as a team that seeks out and honors diverse opinions, ideas, and skill sets in order to achieve common goals. We understand that individual success is linked with our collective success


We follow through on the commitments we make to one another, our partners, our residents and our communities. We deliver specific, defined results and take responsibility for the consequences of our actions or inactions


We treat our employees, residents, vendors, partners, investors, and the community in which we work with dignity. We welcome social and intellectual diversity and we recognize and value the unique contributions made by our diverse stakeholders


We set and strive to meet a high standard for quality, professionalism and competence. We create a work environment that inspires extraordinary work, recognizes results, and gives everyone a chance to make a difference and share in the organization’s success

We want you to be part of #TeamMidPen. Find more than a job. Find a community. Apply today!