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Career Opportunities at PCHTF

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at the Polk County Housing Trust Fund.

Director of Research & Compliance

About the role

Essential team member supporting the Trust Fund's excellence in community development programs and services by leading housing research initiatives aligned with the organization's strategic plan and monitoring program outcomes and compliance to align with the organization's goals.


This role must also have an eye for detail, a precision mindset and desire to learn about and help realize the goals of affordable housing programs and strategies.

  • Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa

  • Position Start Date: Immediately

  • Competitive Compensation: $75,000 - $90,000/annually

How to apply

Please send your resume, a brief cover letter (up to 500 words) that aligns your experience with key priorities of the role of Director of Research & Compliance to Toby O’Berry at


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

About the Trust Fund

The Polk County Housing Trust Fund (PCHTF) has earned a reputation as the "go to" nonprofit for all things related to housing affordability in Polk County.


Located in downtown Des Moines, the organization provides strategic leadership, expertise, and resources to strengthen area communities through affordable housing.


It does this through three areas of actionable focus - comprehensive planning, advocacy, and funding.


The Polk County Housing Trust Fund is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind. PCHTF is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees with a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and intimidation. All employment decisions at PCHTF are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected class by federal, state, or local laws. PCHTF encourages all applicants.

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