What is the Nassau County Land Bank Corporation?
The Nassau County Land Bank (NCLB) was formed to address the still-lingering effects of the foreclosure crisis which has created pockets of blight in neighborhoods and communities in Nassau County.
The NCLB is a not-for-profit corporation and a New York State public authority, organized pursuant to the New York State Land Bank Act (Article 16 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law).
The NCLB was organized on June 20, 2016. The NCLB was authorized by Nassau County, its sponsoring government, by Ordinance 87-2015, enacted by the Nassau County Legislature by unanimous affirmative vote on July 13, 2015 and approved on July 14, 2015 by the Nassau County Executive.
The goals and operations of the NCLB are the result of continuing partnerships with the Nassau County government and community stakeholders.
To learn more, email the land bank.
Executive Director Job Position
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Nassau County Land Bank Corporation (NCLB) and protection of the organization’s financial assets while ensuring compliance with board directives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations of the NCLB, a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation created pursuant to N.Y. State’s “Land Bank Act”. The Executive Director also:
- Oversees all financial functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital asset, property management and payroll, while also supervising the staff, who are responsible for these tasks in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Board and NCLB policies and procedures.
- Is responsible for overseeing grants and contract management including negotiating agreement terms that reflect the needs of the NCLB; coordinates with legal advisors to finalize agreement terms; monitors progress of agreements and maintains agreement documentation to ensure fulfillment of agreement and grant terms, including receipt and expenditure of funds.
- Assists in the development of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for NCLB operations. Establishes plans to achieve goals set by the Board of Directors and implements policies, subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
- Establishes relationships with local governmental entities and community organizations as well as other not-for-profit organizations including the Long Island Housing Partnership, Habitat For Humanity, local veterans organizations, etc. to further the purposes and goals of the NCLB.
- Investigates target properties for acquisition consistent with the goals and policies of the NCLB including distressed properties, tax delinquent and foreclosed upon properties and County owned side lots. Responsibilities include site visits, coordination of due diligence and formulating plans for the ultimate disposition of properties acquired by the NCLB.
- Works closely with staff members and County personnel serving in advisory capacities to ensure they are provided with appropriate support systems and responsive, quality service in the areas of sales, property management, planning, project accounting, human resources, purchasing and related administrative functions.
- Analyzes and evaluates vendor services, particularly for management of NCLB funds, to determine programs and providers that best meet the needs of the NCLB and makes recommendations to the Board, as appropriate; negotiates or oversees negotiation of services, terms and premiums and executes contracts with providers, supply and service vendors, auditors and consultants; manages payroll and benefits programs.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree required in business administration, community development, public administration, urban planning, real estate attorney or other substantially related fields. Master’s degree or juris doctorate and licensed attorney preferred. The Executive Director must possess at least five years’ experience in business, real estate and financial management, or related areas.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of leadership and management principles
- Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization
- Knowledge of human resources management
- Knowledge of financial management
- Knowledge of project management
Proficiency in the use of computers for
- Word Processing
The Executive Director must be able to travel to attend conferences, training and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.
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