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Director of Real Estate

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Director of Real Estate. The Director of Real Estate will manage real estate transactions and will monitor construction and renovation projects throughout the Diocese. The successful candidate will assess, evaluate, and make recommendations with regards to existing real estate and will act as liaison with legal counsel and Risk Management.

The Director of Real Estate will negotiate terms with regards to selling, purchasing, or leasing real estate. In addition, the Director of Real Estate will oversee construction and renovation projects and act as a resource to pastors and administrators of the property, while monitoring compliance with the diocesan construction and renovation policies; and will assist in developing a long-term capital budget for properties as assigned.

Qualifications:  This position requires a degree in architecture, engineering or equivalent experience in facilities maintenance and engineering; and, experience working with historic facilities, older buildings and places of worship and/or educational facilities.  A minimum of ten years’ experience in the construction and facility maintenance industries.  Must demonstrate mature judgement in the general business terms and conditions with regards to leasing, construction and renovation matters. Must possess strong teamwork skills and respond to requests with a customer-service oriented manner. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must possess a valid drivers license.

Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, resume, and completed diocesan application to Catherine Carney, Human Resources Coordinator, to ccarney@richmonddiocese.org.