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Community Manager - St. Andrews

Posted 3/2/2017

Atlantic Housing Foundation (AHF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing to low- and moderate–income families, individuals, the elderly, and students. We are a “mission-driven” owner/operator with a stable, “long-term hold” approach. AHF currently serves over 6,000 households, with 30+ apartment communities located in 22 cities and 3 states ...and we are growing!

This is a great opportunity to join a company who cares about its people and properties, with a mission to be the best in the industry. We help our residents improve their lives through educational opportunities, as well as providing a wonderful community to live in.

JOB SUMMARY

Seeking experienced Property Management professional to oversee an affordable multifamily property in Columbia. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing affordable multifamily properties, utilizing superior communication skills and a positive “whatever-it-takes” attitude. Property Managers directly supervise the property’s on-site staff to ensure implementation of all corporate policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

The Property Manager will report directly to our South Carolina Regional Manager, and will have the following credentials and qualifications (required for consideration for the position):

  • At least four (4) years prior experience in on-site multifamily property management, at least one (1) of which must have been as Property Manager / Community ManagerHigh School degree (or GED)

PREFERENCES (preferred, but not required):

  • Professional Designation or Certification indicating property management expertise (e.g., CPM, ARM, CAM, or equivalent designation from a recognized MF industry organization)
  • College degree
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish)
  • Two or more years' prior experience with “Affordable housing” programs (income and rent restrictions, LURA compliance, etc.)
  • Lease-up experience
  • Proficiency with Yardi property management software
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively recruit, retain, manage, direct, train, motivate and lead both Office and Maintenance personnel
  • Prior experience evaluating employee performance, and coaching and developing team members

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Prepare accurate and timely reports (monthly, quarterly, annually and ad hoc) detailing cash flow, budget variances, market studies, and business strategies
  • Hire personnel
  • Lease up new property
  • Budget and Expense and Program Goals: Assist in developing annual budgets, and executing on same, including managing expenses and achieving company goals, including revenue, occupancy, social programs, and other aspects of the Foundation’s mission.
  • Capital Improvements: Work with the Regional Manager and corporate team to review and inspect all capital replacement plans; ensure all are within the scope of the approved budget.
  • Market Research: Maintain detailed knowledge of local market and competition, and develop tailored marketing plans and strategies.
  • Vendor Management: Solicit bids and negotiate with vendors.
  • Tenant Relations: Lead the on-site team in tenant satisfaction matters.
  • Routine Legal Matters: Lead on-site staff in evictions and other routine legal matters.
  • Fair Housing and Legal Compliance: Remain abreast of federal and state legal developments as they pertain to our business, including Fair Housing, EEO, OSHA, and ADA, and assist in assuring compliance.
  • Process Improvement: Assist in on-going process improvement, including revisions of policies and procedures.
  • Employee Reviews and Compensation: Review performance and recommend (or approve as appropriate) employee compensation decisions
  • Site Inspections: Personally inspect the property on a regular basis (both scheduled and unscheduled visits), assuring the marketability of the community, both interior and exterior.
  • Liability and Risk Management: Limit the Foundation’s exposure to frivolous lawsuits by working with the Compliance department in proper training and ongoing education for on-site personnel.
  •  A Passion for excellence, and genuine desire to Make a Difference

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401K, training, opportunities for advancement, and an EOE/drug-free workplace.

Email resumes to: tchong@atlantichousing.org


Assistant Manager - St. Andrews

Posted 3/2/2017


This is a great opportunity to join a company who cares about its people and properties, with a mission to be the best in the industry. We help our residents improve their lives through educational opportunities, as well as providing a wonderful community to live in.

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Manager assists the Property Manager in effectively managing the assigned property. In the Property Manager's absence, the Assistant Manager will assume all responsibilities associated with accomplishing property objectives as set forth by the property supervisor and the property owner. In addition, the Assistant Manager is directly responsible for maintaining daily, weekly, and monthly reports including accurate reporting of rents and deposits of all other monies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Assistant Manager supports the Manager by setting an example of excellence in property management and professional appearance for all on-site staff. The Assistant Manager also conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other laws pertaining to apartments.

  • Collects all rent and other charges from residents.
  • Promptly updates all rents, deposits, and any other monies received from residents and all other sources.
  • Verifies that all monies received correspond with lease.
  • Issues appropriate notice when necessary (e.g., late payments, eviction notices, returned check memos).
  • Maintains accurate resident records.
  • Follows Atlantic Housing Management’s Policies for Rental Collections including filing for evictions, attending court, receiving judgments, and performing lock-outs.
  • Maintains positive resident relations attitude.
  • Physically inspects property when on grounds, picks up litter and reports any service needs to maintenance staff.
  • Inspect move-outs and vacancies when requested by manager.
  • Performs all aspects of Leasing Consultants Job Description, including but not limited to, greeting prospective clients, shows community, and outside marketing, as needed.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all phases of leasing and resident retention.
  • Coordinates all lease renewals in accordance with Atlantic Housing Management’s Lease Renewal Policy.
  • Answers and handles incoming phone calls from prospective new residents, current residents, vendor/suppliers, etc.
  • Contacts each Notice-to Vacate and attempts to convert them to a renewal.
  • Maintains awareness of local market conditions and trends. Contributes ideas to manager for marketing community and improving resident satisfaction.
  • Updates the on-site accounting system for all property activity, including but not limited to leases, notices, move-ins, move-outs, traffic, and demographics.
  • Organizes and files all applicable reports, leases and paperwork.
  • In the absence of the Manager, coordinates vendors to ensure timely make-readies for move-ins.
  • Proofreads all lease paperwork and processes move-ins and move-outs.
  • Processes all security deposit move-out reports.
  • Accepts service requests from residents and routes to maintenance for prompt processing. Conducts service follow-up with resident when work is completed.
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by manager or property supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year experience in property management. Must have basic computer knowledge.
  • Computer Skills: On-Site Rental System (Yardi), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Email (Gmail)
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and customer service-oriented environment.
  • Performs duties under pressure and meets deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Works as part of a team and completes assignments independently.
  • Takes instructions from supervisors.
  • Exercises problem-solving skills.
  • Interacts with co-workers, supervisors, guests and the public in a professional and pleasant manner. Must learn and comply with all company safety rules.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred 

Additional requirements

  • Employees must fulfill the performance standards of this position and comply with policies, rules and procedures of the company, including those set out in the Employee Handbook, or otherwise communicated (verbally or in writing) to employees.
  • This job description is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the company. Employees are required to comply with supervisory instructions and perform other job duties, responsibilities and assignments requested by supervisors, managers or other company officials.
  • The job responsibilities of this position may include cross training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or work area.
  • Our employees are our most valuable asset. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401K, training, opportunities for advancement, and an EOE/drug-free workplace. 

Email resumes to: tchong@atlantichousing.org.


Maintenance Technician - St. Andrews

Posted 3/2/2017

JOB SUMMARY

 Our national multi-family management company is looking for a hard-working Maintenance Technician with a “Whatever it Takes” attitude to join our team on an affordable housing community in Columbia, SC.
Our ideal candidate must have at least two years of multi-family maintenance experience or at least two years of commercial maintenance experience, and they must be familiar with plumbing repairs, tile work, HVAC equipment, appliances, carpentry repairs, electrical repairs and all facets of apartment make-ready.

Requirements:

  • EPA Sec 608 Certification -- either a Type I (small appliances) plus Type II (AC's), or Type Universal
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time, as well as move through the community and maneuver around equipment, climb ladders for repairs, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with tenants and property staff
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing from 15 to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work occasionally in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with overseeing the physical property, general maintenance repairs, unit make-ready, preventative maintenance, and construction or rehabilitation projects for the apartment community.
  • Handling grounds keeping and onsite amenities upkeep.
  • Will be required to schedule and respond to on-call, after hours, emergencies.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401K, training, opportunities for advancement, and an EOE/drug-free workplace.

Email resumes to: tchong@atlantichousing.org


Compliance Analyst- St. Andrews

Posted 3/2/2017

JOB SUMMARY

The Compliance Analyst reports to the Compliance Manager and is responsible for assisting with all property compliance for LIHTC, HUD, LURA and bond regulations, and property staff training on Yardi data entry and compliance. The Compliance Analyst will work closely with the Property and Regional Managers, as well as corporate staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Audit compliance with LIHTC, Project Based Section 8, and LURAs
  • Assist with meeting reporting requirements to external entities, such as TDHCA, SC Housing, HUD, MDSI, etc.
  • Monitor and audit accuracy of property resident certification files and Yardi data. Provide feedback to property manager on results and provide additional training on errors found.
  • Monitor monthly HAP billing and cash posting. Provide assistance to HAP properties on Yardi monthly processes and certifications.
  • Provide training and assistance to property managers on Yardi software function and problem resolution in connection with LIHTC properties.
  • Respond to all help desk tickets promptly.
  • Maintain good communications with external compliance auditors and get issues resolved quickly and accurately.
  • Assist with Property Manager duties and/or act as Property Manager in the case of any temporary absence of Property Managers.

Position Qualifications:

  • At least two years’ experience as Property Manager or Assistant Manager.
  • Excellent understanding of Yardi processes and ability to problem solve.
  • Skilled with Excel and Yardi.
  • Ability to travel approximately 50% (mostly weeklong, with overnight trips)

Personal Characteristics:

  • Dedicated to the mission of preserving affordable housing.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Solve problems independently and recommend process improvements.
  • Meet deadlines and prioritize work requirements.
  • Provide leadership and support to Property Managers.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401K, training, opportunities for advancement, and an EOE/drug-free workplace.

Email resumes to: tchong@atlantichousing.org


Leasing Professional - Northeast

Posted 2/6/2018

Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors is seeking an energetic Leasing Professional to rent apartments in a multi-housing apartment community in the Columbia, SC area.

Responsibilities include leasing apartments, while achieving the highest effective rent levels possible, as well as, maximizing the greatest possible satisfaction and wellbeing of all our customers.

Desired skills: strong marketing and sales background, excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer literate and proficient in Word, Excel & Outlook Express, Yardi experience preferred. 

Must fulfill satisfactory results of background and drug screen. An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V.

Please apply through our Careers tab on our web site: www.wilkinsonrea.com.

Resumes can be sent to Wanda.siniard@wilkinsonrea.com.


Relocation Specialist - Regional

Posted 1/11/2018

Apartment & Corporate Relocation Services (ACRS) has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, team player that possesses not only people pleasing abilities, but can also carry out entire relocation leasing process. This would include strong computer skill, the ability to think on your feet and the ability to jump right into any given situation.

Looking for strong phone skills to include follow up, problem solving skills and the ability to juggle many items at the same time. You must be highly organized and able to change gears quickly. Strong customer service and sales skills are a must. Knowledge of the apartment industry is a major plus.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with excellent benefits and paid time off offered. Hourly pay and commissions. Pay is based on Experience. Will train the right person.Please email resume. No phone calls please.

Email resumes to lhhart@locatehousing.com