A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of about 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Nearly 4,000 additional professionals are pursuing the CCIM designation.
The CCIM curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of commercial investment practitioners, regardless of the diversity of specializations within the industry. Following the course work, candidates must submit a portfolio of closed transactions and/or consultations showing a depth of experience in the commercial investment field. After fulfilling these requirements, candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive examination to earn the CCIM designation. This designation process ensures that CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice.
Certified Commercial Investment Members are in more marketplaces in North America -- 1,000 cities -- than all major real estate companies combined. Regions and chapters provide designees and candidates the opportunities to promote business and educational goals through local and regional forums and meetings.
Conferred by the CCIM Institute, the CCIM designation was established in 1969. Courses leading to the designation are now offered throughout the world.
The Executive Vice President is the key management leader of the CCIM Institute and shall also serve as the Chief Executive Officer. Subject to the direction of the President, the EVP is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Institute, as well as marketing and external relations within the commercial real estate industry.
Essential Job Functions
The essential job functions listed below represent the primary duties and responsibilities of this job and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Other duties and responsibilities within the scope of this job may be assigned to the employee. Employees will be required to follow all instructions and to perform all duties requested by their supervisor; subject to reasonable accommodations and within the scope of the position.
Subject to overall personnel policy and budget limitations, the Executive Vice President shall be responsible for:
- Responsible for leading the Institute in a manner that supports and guides the Institute’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
- Maintaining effective communications with the President, Management Team, the Board, and the Executive Committee.
Mission, Policy & Strategy.
- Implementing policies, strategy and programs approved by the Board, and all priorities and goals that the President and the Management Team, as approved by the Board, sets for the Institute, including the Strategic Plan approved by the Board.
- Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations.
- Assisting in the development of the Strategic Plan as directed by the President-Elect.
Financial Performance and Viability.
- Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the Institute, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget.
- Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the Institute in a positive financial position.
- Recommending when necessary, reallocation of resources to the President, Treasurer, and Management Team to ensure the successful accomplishment of Board programs and activities.
- Responsible for effective administration of the Institute operations.
- Hiring of key management personnel, oversight of hiring of support personnel, maintenance of salary administration procedures, and has ultimate responsibility and authority with respect to promotions and terminations.
- Establishing, and from time to time, modifying the organizational structure best calculated to accomplish the goals, programs, priorities, and policies of the Institute.
- Manage and collaborate with Institute staff at all levels.
Program Planning and Management.
- Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Institute’s programs and services.
- Ensure that the programs and services offered by the Institute contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board, as stated in the Strategic Plan.
- Monitor the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the Institute to maintain or improve quality.
- Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.
CCIM Technologies, Inc.
CCIM Technologies, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the CCIM Institute located in Dallas, Texas. As a real estate technology company, it focuses on existing and emerging Geographic Information Systems technologies to provide informative applications for the commercial real estate industry. It’s two main products include STDB and CCIMREDEX, which are provided for use to CCIM members.
- Serving as the Chief Executive Offers of CCIM Technologies, as long as it shall legally exist.
- Supporting the functioning of the Board under the direction of the President, including but without limitation, preparation of the agenda and developmental materials for meetings with the Board.
- Overseeing the development and maintenance of technology systems to support management functions, to increase the value provided to members, and to enhance chapter activities.
- Overseeing marketing and other communication efforts.
- Overseeing corporate alliances for education, membership and sponsorship initiatives.
- Establishing and maintaining relationship with various organizations, including but not limited to CCIM Chapters, NAR, NAR Affiliates, and other real estate related organizations.
- Serving as the Institute staff liaison to the CCIM Foundation.
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification required.
- Transparent and high integrity leadership.
- Ten or more years’ senior management experience.
- Solid, hands-on, budget and financial management skills.
- Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
- Ability to convey a vision of the Institute’s strategic future to staff, board, and volunteers.
- Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer groups.
- Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
- Strong public speaking ability.
- Demonstrated proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Must maintain the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality.
- Some travel and weekend/overtime may be required.
- Ability to anticipate and be proactive.