CommonBond Communities

Director of Property Management

Location
St. Paul, MN
Posted
Jun 15, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
DIREC002039-3
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Home is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It’s why we’re more than housing—we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services—because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people—families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers—call a CommonBond community “home.”  Our core values are Respect, Integrity, Partnership, Innovation, and Excellence. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team.  

Why CommonBond Communities?:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral program
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
  • A chance to make a difference in the community!
  • Ongoing training and professional development

CommonBond Communities invites qualified applicants to apply for the Director Property Management position at our Central Office in Saint Paul, MN. The Director of Property Management provides effective leadership by working closely with the Regional Managers and other staff to ensure that the properties are fiscally sound and the communities are well managed and maintained so as to provide quality homes and excellent resident experience. The Director develops a skilled and qualified team, works effectively throughout the organization, and maintains relationships with residents, government agencies, investors, funders, and partners. They will proactively identify areas for improvement and implement processes and procedures to advance the mission of the company. 

 

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION OF STAFF      

  • Provides leadership and guidance to property management and is responsible for creating a team culture and implementing practices to achieve shared accountabilities.
  • Manages up to 8 team members that are a combination of Regional and Senior Regional Managers. Responsible for building a strong team and managing, mentoring, and coaching direct reports to meet department objectives.
  • Model and expect excellent communication between properties, partners, and the central office.
  • Assures site staff receives updated training regularly to ensure proficiency and skill-building.
  • Coordinates with colleagues internal and external to CBC to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Promotes and supports that CommonBond is a shaper of and a contributor to solutions that address the most urgent housing and services-related needs of society and individuals.
  • Works collaboratively with the Executive Vice-President of Housing and Services and other staff to prepare annual operating and capital improvement budgets for all properties and ensure timely completion and submission to regulatory agencies, partners and investors.
  • Represents the department and organization to public agencies, the community, funders, lenders, and other interested parties.
  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
  • Coordinates the implementation of the initial marketing and lease-up efforts for new properties ensuring that all units are leased in compliance with all regulatory agreements.
  • Summarizes current concerns and creates plans of action for improving performance.
  • Provides written analysis as needed and as requested
  • Stays abreast of occupancy trends and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain 98% physical occupancy and 96% economic occupancy in the portfolio.
  • Leads in developing new operating procedures and ensures compliance by the property management staff.
  • Oversees and manages third-party property management contracts with public and private agencies.
  • Develop, coordinate, communicate and adjust operating plan/management plans as needed to ensure budgeted goals are met.

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

  • Develop and monitor the budget for areas of oversight including close collaboration with Resource Development, Asset Management, and Finance on new revenue sources, and meeting revenue and expense goals.
  • Works collaboratively with the Leadership team to prepare annual operating and capital improvement budgets for all properties and ensures timely completion and submission to regulatory agencies, partners and investors.
  • Assist managers in building budgeting and financial management skills. Provides Regional and Property Manager with direction to achieve financial performance goals; actively maintains budgetary control and restraint.
  • Monitor financial performance of assigned Housing and Services portfolio and department overall; actively maintains budgetary control and restraint and on-time submission of reports, payables, etc.

 

COMPLIANCE

  • Negotiates reviews and abides by all terms of the management agreements.
  • Ensures accurate, thorough, and timely reporting and promotes and maintains positive relations with all state agencies, tax credit sub-allocators, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Monitors compliance with HUD rules and regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with building fire and safety codes.
  • Stays abreast of and complies with all state tenant/landlord laws.
  • Ensures compliance with all CommonBond Communities policies and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to fair housing, ADA, and all physical requirements, including but not limited to pool rules, fencing, lighting, etc.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to fair housing, ADA, and all physical requirements, including but not limited to pool rules, fencing, lighting, etc.
  • Excellent personnel management skills such as the ability to recruit, motivate and supervise a large, diverse team focused on results.
  • Four-year college degree required 6 years of experience in affordable housing.
  • 5 years of experience managing and supervising staff at multiple multi-family sites.
  • Experience that includes affordable housing. Experience including LIHTC, HUD, and national compliance certification
  •  Experience including LIHTC, HUD, and national compliance certification
  •  An entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem-solving in the field of property management and affordable housing community development.
  • Analytical capability and methodical approach to presenting and interpreting data.
  •  Ability to establish and implement measures that produce quality services and property management.
  • Ability to represent the organization, its mission and values before a broad and varied public audience.
  • Success in working partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, both public and private
  • Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Willingness and able to travel extensively between sites.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent personnel management skills such as the ability to recruit, motivate and supervise a large, diverse team focused on
  • Four-year college degree requires 6 years of equivalent experience.
  • Experience that includes affordable housing. Experience including LIHTC, HUD, and national compliance certification
  • Experience including LIHTC, HUD, and national compliance certification
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem-solving in the field of property management and affordable housing community development.
  • Analytical capability and methodical approach to presenting and interpreting data.
  • Ability to establish and implement measures that produce quality services and property
  • Ability to represent the organization, its mission, and values before a broad and varied public
  • Success in working partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, both public and
  • Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Willingness and able to travel extensively between sites.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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