[Full time] Project Manager, Housing Development at BRILLIANT CORNERS

Southern California Association of NonProfit Housing     Development     Affordable Housing     January 24, 2022

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Southern California has the most acute need for affordable housing. In Los Angeles County alone, there is a shortage of 551,807 rental homes for households earning less than $41,500, and more than 47,000 homeless people. SCANPH is at the forefront of major policy initiatives in the region to address this crisis.

Position Overview

Role :   Project Manager, Housing Development
Location :   Los Angeles County
Company URL :   http://www.brilliantcorners.org


The Project Manager help support the lifeline of our organization.  The Project Manager reports directly to the Director of Multifamily Housing Development or designated staff and is responsible for leading the development of multiple permanent supportive development projects at any given time. This is position is based in Southern California but may be involved in developments statewide.

This position will be engaged with a variety of external development partners as well as internal departmental counterparts to ensure successful project completion, positive stakeholder relationships are maintained, and full cost coverage is achieved. With support from the Director, Senior Project Managers, and other Development staff, the Project Manager will also be responsible for the maintenance (and occasional creation or modification) of project management tools, such as development budgets, project schedules, milestone checklists, acquisition and renovation criteria, task lists, contact lists, bid documents, narrative descriptions/reports, and community outreach materials.

This position is currently 100% remote but could change in Spring 2022 as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.



The Brilliant Corners Supportive Housing Development Program launched in 2008 and quickly became California’s largest housing partner in the historic shift from institutional settings to community-based housing for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In 2019, SHD formed its multifamily development program with the goal of expanding our housing impact across the State through multifamily developments.



You're a people person.  You invest in relationships and love to cultivate the talents of the people around you. You are the cheerleader for your team. You enjoy providing great customer service and collaborating with others for successful outcomes.

You make sure things are done—and that they are done well and on timeYou understand that accomplishing goals takes a team and that effective teams require thoughtful collaboration, planning, communication, calendaring, and a little bit of cajoling. You’re known as the team member who keeps the trains running on time. You excel at project management.

Your sleeves are in the rolled-up position. You don’t shy away from getting your hands dirty and making sure things get done. Sure, you can be strategic and big-picture, but you ultimately make things happen on the ground.

You are an expert in your field.  You are a proven leader and team player, and are accomplished in the following areas of expertise:


  • A minimum of three years of work experience in affordable or permanent supportive housing development.
  • Understanding of development terminology, design, entitlements and permits, construction, finance and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of and experience with LIHTC and other state and local financing sources.
  • Experience with public sector financing housing agencies, public sector construction projects, and housing organizations is a plus.
  • Experience in general real estate development or with an affordable housing investment or lending firm will be considered.



You are important.  Brilliant Corners’ commitment to serving our community extends to our commitment to our team members.  We are here to ensure our team members feel safe, valued, welcomed, respected, and cared for through our competitive and equitable wages, flexible “blended” hybrid work schedules, emphasis on work/life balance, career development and comprehensive benefits package (see our careers page for more details on our benefits package!).


Position:                       Project Manager, Housing Development (SoCal)

Location:                      Los Angeles, CA Region

Salary Range:               Starts at $85,000, commensurate upon experience

FLSA Status:                 Full-Time, Exempt, Salary

Travel:                          100% Remote (will change to hybrid work in Spring 2022)


Brilliant Corners is committed to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.  Brilliant Corners is also committed to fair hiring practices and does not ask applicants to disclose conviction history before extending a conditional job offer.


Please refrain from soliciting phone calls or emails to any employee of Brilliant Corners about this opening.  Brilliant Corners does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms, employment agencies, or third-party recruiters for any of its employment opportunities.  All resumes submitted by search firms, employment agencies or third-party recruiters to any employee at Brilliant Corners via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid service agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Brilliant Corners, and no fees will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by Brilliant Corners as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

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