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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Homeownership Business Developer/Trainer in Des Moines, Iowa

Homeownership Business Developer/Trainer

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Homeownership Business Developer/Trainer


$55,307.20 - $85,758.40 Annually


Des Moines - 50315 - Polk County, IA

Job Type



270 Iowa Finance Authority

Job Number



10/24/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Bethany Coop @

To Apply

Submit an application, resume, and cover letter at by the position closing date.

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Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Finance Authority . Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.

The Iowa Finance Authority is searching for an outstanding, motivated professional to join our team as the Training and Relationship Coordinator.

The Training and Relationship Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of training on IFA’s Single-Family programs to participating lenders and industry groups. Travel is required.

About the Iowa Finance Authority:

The Iowa Finance Authority was created in 1975 to advance affordable housing opportunities for Iowans. Since that time, we’ve helped thousands of Iowans purchase their first home or find a rental home in which their families can thrive.

The Iowa Finance Authority has grown to provide a wealth of resources for Iowans, including low-cost water quality financing for communities, assistance for beginning farmers to establish their farming operations, homelessness assistance for Iowans in need and residential and commercial title protection.

…And we’re just getting started. Are you the perfect candidate to help us assist even more Iowans?

General Duties:

This position serves in several capacities for our Single-Family Lending programs. Our Training and Relationship Coordinator will frequently travel to external sites to deliver training, develop and maintain relationships with partners, and ensure that IFA’s Single-Family Lending programs are being communicated effectively throughout the state

As the Training and Relationship Coordinator, your primary duties will include the following:


  • Develop onboarding training program for new participating lenders

  • Visit new participating lenders to deliver training

  • Provide regular ongoing training for participating lenders – both via webinar and onsite

    Develop and maintain relationships with external contacts.

  • Act as liaison with Single-Family participating lenders to gather input on program improvements

  • Represent IFA’s Single-Family Program to industry trade associations and other state agencies at relevant conferences, events, and trainings

  • Coordinate with staff to market and communicate information regarding IFA’s Single-Family programs across the state

    The ideal candidate will exemplify our agency’s core values.


    INNOVATIVE -We inspire people with our ideas, turn those ideas into reality and know how to replicate success

    MISSION ORIENTED -We keep a constant focus on the Iowans our programs benefit

    PURPOSEFUL -We nurture a culture of outstanding work, collaboration and diligence

    ACCOUNTABLE – We accept responsibility, are trustworthy in our commitments, respectful to one another, and transparent in our actions.

    CUSTOMER SERVICE FOCUS –We are courteous, responsive and respectful and serve as a reliable resource for our clients and constituents.

    THOUGHT LEADERS –We are imaginative visionaries who find creative ways to reveal opportunities and leverage data to help drive decisions.

    The Training and Relationship Coordinator position is a non-merit, contract covered position that is classified by the State of Iowa as a Training Specialist 2.

    For Additional Information Contact: Bethany Coop- HR Assistant,

    Applicant must pass a comprehensive background check before an offer for employment will be extended.

    Iowa Finance Authority is an EEO/AA Employer

    Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and experience equal to three years full-time work in one or a combination of the following areas:

  • Professional training, teaching or counseling experience in an educational setting;

  • Professional personnel administration including such areas as job analysis, performance appraisal system, selection devices or labor relations;

  • Professional experience in a major technical program area utilized by the employing agency;


a combination of education and experience to total seven years, substituting experience equal to one year of full-time qualifying work for each thirty semester hours of qualifying coursework;


a combination of education and experience to total seven years, substituting thirty semester hours of graduate coursework for each year of qualifying experience;


employees withcurrent, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to twelve months of full time work as a Training Specialist 1;


employees withcurrent, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to six years' full-time qualifying work.

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We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.


State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.


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270 Iowa Finance Authority


1963 Bell AveSuite 200Des Moines, Iowa, 50315



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