Property Manager (Minneapolis - MN)

  • CommonBond Communities
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Feb 14, 2020
Full time

Job Description

CommonBond invites qualified applicants to apply for the Property Manager of Seward Tower East. This beautiful family/multi generational property has 320 units. The primary responsibility is to manage the daily operations of the site in order to provide a fiscally sound, well-maintained and socially healthy apartment community. The Property Manager provides leadership and guidance to the staff.

Why CommonBond Communities?:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • Employee referral program
  • A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
  • A chance to make the difference in the community

Essential Job Functions and Associated Tasks

Compliance

  • Ensures compliance with state, federal and local laws.
  • Complies with all city requirements and submit monthly reporting.
  • Stays abreast of any changes in fair housing. Leadership
  • Develops and maintains effective, professional relationship with residents, the community and owners/owner boards.
  • Maintains customer service and excellent relations with residents, resident cooperatives, outside agencies and organizations.
  • Walks property at regular intervals to ensure resident property rules are being followed and that the property is clean and orderly and in good maintenance condition
  • Confers with maintenance technician concerning deferred maintenance, the operational budget, staff problems and overall maintenance related issues.
  • Supervises, directs, trains and evaluates staff. Prepares yearly employee reviews
  • Directs assistant manager in collections.

Financial

  • Meets Company benchmarks for occupancy, rent collections and timely compliance paperwork.
  • Operates property within budgeted income and expense guidelines.
  • Obtains bids and supervises capital or contract service.
  • Assists or prepares annual budget for the property.
  • Reviews and codes all invoices for payment.
  • Tracks and evaluates utility costs.
  • Prints monthly reports concerning lease expiration dates and calculates rent increases.
  • Enters all data into YARDI.

Property Management

  • Maintains accurate waiting list. Selects and screens new residents.
  • Reports to regional manager and/or vice president of property management prior to hiring, terminating or making wage or position adjustments of on-site personnel. Authorizes staff payroll.
  • Works on the last day and first day of each month until responsibilities completed.
  • Leases apartments; implements and maintains effective advertising and marketing plan.
  • Obtains bids and supervises capital or contract service.
  • Meets all corporate designated deadlines.
  • Implements staff, program and/or site improvements contained in budget and OPM.
  • Implements procedures as outlined in the Red Book. (Emergency procedures manual) Supervises and purchases janitorial, maintenance and office supplies.
  • Keeps regional manager informed on operational and financial details.
  • Implements comprehensive marketing strategy to meet predetermined vacancy standards.
  • Shows apartments.
  • Prepares monthly newsletter for entire complex.
  • Plans and coordinates resident activities.
  • Plans and coordinates model apartments.
  • Holds regular Crime Watch meetings. Resident Services (for Core Site properties)
  • Collaborate with residents to maintain lease compliance and housing stability
  • Plan and coordinate community building opportunities for residents
  • Provide essential supportive services to residents, including: o Resources and referrals o Lease education o Individualized assistance, as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of government subsidy programs.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and Excel.
  • Two years experience in property management, leasing and staff supervision.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong marketing and leasing skills.
  • Strong motivational skills.
  • Ability to self-direct.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or tasks.
  • Proficient office skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Willingness to coordinate resident activities.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent collection skills.
  • Proficient on the computer.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding and consistent use of YARDI software and EZ Labor.
  • Excellent accounting skills.
  • Typing speed of 40 to 50 wpm.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of Affordable Housing Program.
  • Basic knowledge of apartment maintenance and construction.
  • Commitment to the property performance.

Education

  • Associate's degree or equivalent two years experience in property management, business or real estate.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to sit for up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Ability to type.
  • Walking and stair climbing.
  • Smoke free work environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.
  • Overtime as necessary.
  • Showing of apartments or walking property in adverse weather conditions.

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