Company: Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Posted on: May 21, 2023
What We Do
With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America - great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.
Strategies We Pursue
Since 1979, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $29.7 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment, and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. Headquartered in New York City, LISC's reach spans the country from East coast to West coast in 38 markets with offices extending from Buffalo to San Franciscoand in 2,400 rural counties across 49 states and Puerto Rico.Visit us at
LISC Connecticut is a local organization within National LISC, the nation's largest Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). LISC Connecticut has more than 35 years of experience working as a catalyst for community reinvestment in Hartford and across the state. It helps resident-led, community-based development organizations transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy places to live work, worship, do business and raise families. Since 1985, LISC Connecticut has invested $85 million in Connecticut's cities, suburbs, and rural communities, and leveraged an additional $818 million for community improvements.
LISC Connecticut, in partnership with the State Department of Housing and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, is establishing a Housing & Community Development Leadership Institute (HCDLI) that will provide ongoing learning opportunities to the community development sector broadly, as well as offer a certificate learning series that supports the entry of BIPOC professionals to the community development field.
LISC Connecticut seeks to fill a Program Assistant (PA) position. The majority of the PA role will be to assist in the coordination of the Housing & Community Development Leadership Institute (HCDLI), a professional development program LISC administers on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Housing and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority. This role will serve as a liaison to the HCDLI network of participants, practitioners, instructors, and program partners. In addition to the HCDLI, the PA will provide administrative and programmatic support to the Connecticut Community Investments Team, comprised of two Senior Program Officers and one Program Officer. Activities and responsibilities outlined below for grants administration, partner outreach, and other tasks.
Under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer for Capacity Building, the Program Assistant will support the following areas of work:
Housing & Community Development Leadership Institute
Learning & Professional Development Opportunities for Position
LISC offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.
"LISC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERCOMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE"LISC is an equal opportunity employer. LISC does not discriminate in employment on account of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military status or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE
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