• Admin
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.

Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.

Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.

JOB TITLE: Vice President for Construction Management

PROGRAM/UNIT: Administration

REPORTS TO: Chief Real Estate Development Officer

HOURS: Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk; 5 days, 7:30a-4p)


BRC is looking to fill the newly created position of Vice President for Construction Management. Reporting to the Chief Real Estate Development Officer, this individual will further BRC's efforts to develop housing and facilities for low-income and homeless New Yorkers. BRC has a robust and varied pipeline of projects starting construction over the next 2 years. The VP for Construction Management will bring extensive technical expertise and knowledge in the field of construction and construction project management. Experience with multifamily residential construction is crucial, with a strong preference for supportive and affordable housing projects in NYC or NYS.

Duties / responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Work collaboratively with other members of BRC's Real Estate Department and other departments, particularly Program / Facilities.

Visit active construction projects daily or several times a week, with a special eye on quality, schedule and cost.

Participate in regular construction meetings alongside general contractors and subcontractors, contracted architects, design engineers, bank engineers and others.

Review construction requisitions and schedules for accuracy.

Communicate and liaise with housing agency staff, lender representatives, and other parties.

Provide critical feedback during the design phase of projects, based on a solid understanding of organizational needs and logistical and operational challenges.

Troubleshoot capital issues at existing facilities, including advising on proper systems maintenance.

Interact, as needed, with the Board of Directors' Housing/Real Estate Committee.

Work with community leaders and neighbors, consistent with BRC's Good Neighbor Policy.

Other duties as assigned.


Experience (8+ years preferred) in construction project management of projects exceeding $5M in hard costs.

Familiarity with new building construction and/or major rehabilitation.

Knowledge of a variety of mechanical systems, including proper maintenance protocols.

Firm understanding of fire safety systems a plus.

Undergraduate degree preferred, particularly in architecture or engineering; or commiserate years of relevant work experience.

Ability to read architectural and engineering drawings; knowledge of CAD &/or Revit a plus.

Strong listening and verbal communication skills.

Ability to prioritize tasks and pay attention to detail.

A team player who can work both independently and collaboratively.


BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:

  1. Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
  2. A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
  3. Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
  4. Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.
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