Program Manager Proposition NS

Implements and leads efforts around the City of St. Louis and the Land Reutilization Authority’s (LRA) Proposition Neighborhood Stabilization (NS) Building Stabilization Program.

Title:  Program Manager – Prop NS Building Stabilization Program

Grade:  15 | FLSA: E

Hiring Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000

Supervisor's Title: Real Estate Director

Department: Real Estate

Positions Supervised:  N/A


Under limited supervision, implements and leads efforts around the City of St. Louis and the Land Reutilization Authority’s (LRA) Proposition Neighborhood Stabilization (NS) Building Stabilization Program.


  • Directs and oversees administrative and operational activities of building inspectors assigned to Proposition NS program.
  • Oversees stabilization contract bids submitted by building inspectors and monitors for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Develops building rating system with City and community partners. Organizes individual building analyses into a comprehensive LRA inventory analysis.
  • Accepts, reviews, and organizes public and internal building nominations for review by the Stabilization Advisory Committee. Provides professional and administrative support to the committee.
  • Creates mechanisms for internal and external evaluation of stabilization program. Works with ITSA and Vacancy Collaborative to implement a publicly accessible database of relevant data related of the program.
  • Documents and photographs activities relating to stabilization for overall marketing of the program.
  • Assists LRA staff to market and sell NS properties.
  • Identifies, initiates, and deepens relationships with community stakeholders. Serves as the primary point of contact for all issues relating to the program.
  • Promotes and represents the organization in a positive and productive manner to the general public, local and state government agencies, media, and various community organizations.
  • Represents SLDC at, and contributes to, the Vacancy Collaborative’s Stabilization, Maintenance, and Demolition Working Group and participates in other relevant community revitalization collaborations.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


  • Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution in urban studies, planning, environmental studies, economics, architecture or related area. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least five years’ experience managing multi-faceted, complex projects and programs in real estate development.
  • At least two years’ experience as a supervisor.
  • Proven ability to show independent judgment and initiative required.
  • Requires demonstrable experience working in partnership with City departments, residents, property stakeholders, and community organizations.
  • Must have strong, demonstrated communication skills (public speaking, persuasive writing, report writing, negotiation, building consensus, communicating complex topics/concepts to varied audiences).
  • Must have a general understanding of the real estate processes.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the existing assets of the St. Louis City community and have the ability to effectively communicate ways the organization will enhancing those existing assets.
  • Must be experience in using data analysis tools, and demonstrate a consultative and collaborative style with a results-driven approach
  • Familiarity and experience working with the public sector, community leaders, the local public authorities in St. Louis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Able to adapt quickly to new technology and show the ability to work in a very fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals


  • Requires St. Louis City residency within 180 days of successful completion of the probationary period.


  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry files/papers of up to ten pounds.
  • Requires the ability to distinguish objects clearly in near vision for writing and computer work.


St. Louis Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran's status or marital status.


Interested applicants can go the application portal to apply.

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