Muncie Land Bank Part-time Administrator Job Description


Summary of Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has strong organizational and communication skills; has expertise in housing rehabilitation and neighborhood revitalization; is comfortable working in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment; and is committed to values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Office and administrative duties:

    • Maintain the Muncie Land Bank phone and email accounts.

    • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of online and physical documentation processes in coordination with MLB Board Secretary

    • Assist with preparation of board meeting agenda, in coordination with MLB Board Chair

    • Assist with preparation of financial reports, in coordination with Whitinger & Co CPA and MLB Board Treasurer


  • Property Acquisition, Maintenance & Disposition:

    • Assists with acquisition, maintenance and disposition programs by completing administrative review procedures.

    • Coordinates with legal advisors, county and title insurance companies to finalize agreement terms; in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations;

    • Monitors progress of agreements and maintains agreement documentation to ensure fulfillment of agreement terms including receipt and expenditure of funds.


  • Grants & Contracts

    • Assists with grant writing activities, according to the MLB funding calendar and in coordination with the MLB fundraising committee



Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree required in business administration, community development, public administration, urban planning or other related field.  Master’s degree preferred.  The Administrator must possess at least three years’ experience in business, non-profit operational and financial management, or related areas.


Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of project management

  • Exceptional people skills and community outreach experience including public speaking

  • Experience with distressed property maintenance and managing contractors

  • Willingness and ability to accomplish physical labor of property maintenance: frequently moving between office and distressed properties, traversing distressed properties (interior/exterior) with care, moving building materials and debris weighing up to 50 pounds. 

  • Experience with fundraising, grant writing and grant management, and resource development


Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Word processing, Excel, E-mail, Internet



The Part-time Administrator may work remotely or in our offices in Muncie Indiana. Upon request, and with adequate notification, the Part-time Administrator may be required to visit the Muncie office and properties.



Reports to the Board of Directors through the Executive Committee.



Hourly compensation shall be $20/ hour for an average of 20 hours per week.


Application Requirements & Deadline

Please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to mlb@muncielandbank no later than April 23rd, 2020. The position remains open until filled.


Anticipated Start Date

As soon as possible.

Muncie Land Bank, Inc. 
P.O. Box 1271
Muncie, IN 47308

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