Director of Land Development

Land Acquisition · Dallas, Texas
Department Land Acquisition
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Director of Land & Multi-Family Development 

Ameritex Homes, DFW area

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The Director of Land Development is ultimately responsible for management of all land acquisitions within a production homebuilding company. The Director of Land Development reports directly to the CEO. 


  • Manage team of Market Development Managers responsible for acquisition of individual lots and land packages
  • Manage reporting and performance via CRM data 
  • Oversee details of acquisition viability and approve all contracts
  • Work with Data Specialist and Marketing Managers to generate acquisition opportunities
  • Work with Finance Department to ensure continued progress to purchase closing, and manage terminations where there is no progress
  • Review contracted land specs and pictures to approve for acquisition, including any budget or production variances
  • Review and approve survey and utility specs prior to acquisition 


  • Manage land acquisitions department. 
  • Ensure employees have clear direction and goals. 
  • Coach and mentor employees. 
  • Ensure outcomes and deliverables are complete. 
  • Set policies and procedures as needed. 
  • Ensure organization is compliant and reduce financial risk. 
  • Promote company relationships with Market Development Managers. 
  • Other duties as assigned.       


  • Strong background in all aspects of land development 
  • Exceptional leadership and decision making skills 
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with keen attention to detail 
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office package and a CRM
  • Prioritizes and implements process improvement opportunities 
  • Effective working relationships with others both within and outside of their team       

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong skill in analysis and problem solving 
  • Results oriented 
  • A self-starter, highly motivated and goal oriented individual 
  • Organized with a systematic approach to tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse personalities  
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, and ethical 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work to successfully meet imposed deadlines 
  • Time Management Skill  

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in increasing scope of construction/operations responsibility  
  • Minimum 5 years in a leadership position 
  • Minimum of 5 years in land development

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  • Location
    Dallas, Texas
  • Department
    Land Acquisition
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience