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District Director

Company: DePaul
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Overview
$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! DePaul Properties leads the movement to ensure residents thrive in safe, healthy, and affordable housing. - We do this through advocacy, strategic communication, and mobilization. Our team is currently hiring a District Director to oversees daily operations of all affordable housing apartment communities in the DePaul Portfolio. This position will provide leadership to ensure the DePaul Properties sites operate as a strong and effective organization. - DePaul Properties offers rental housing to income eligible tenants and persons with special needs. - The District Director (DD) will maintain compliance laws as defined by each governing program related to each site. -
This full-time, hybrid position is eligible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.
Responsibilities

  • Understands governing bodies site requirements and will adhere to them, such as.

  • Ensures Compliance with Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Ensures selection of new tenants is in accordance with the Tenant Selection Plan
  • HUD/LIHTC guidelines governing all areas including leasing, certification, and recertification -processes, waiting lists, transfers, and site maintenance.

  • Supervises assigned Property Managers. Ensures DePaul Standards of excellent physical plants are met or exceeded, works with building teams on site specific needs and challenges.
  • Assists Regional Operations Director with planning and implementing the opening of new properties in coordination with compliance, support staff and services to ensure turnover, opening, and ongoing operations.
  • Schedules and chairs monthly staff meetings and coordinates with other departments to ensure all parties are up to date on protocols and procedures.
  • Assists each site with preparing for any and all state and investor surveys and site visits. Monitors sites compliance with regulatory systems.
  • Works with community stakeholders to build community-based housing that partners with area stakeholders to benefit.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with the organizational financial controls and with all federal, state, city and investor regulations. Prepare reports for investors as needed.
  • Works closely, effectively, and pro-actively with all DePaul departments.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and evaluation of policies and procedures.
  • Enforces DePaul Properties policies and procedures.
  • Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operation of the program.
    Qualifications
    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    Bachelor's degree. - Three (3) years' experience in management of not for profit, with work experience in housing mandatory. Section 8 / Affordable Housing Tax experience expected. - Three (3) or more years' experience in multi-family property management, including direct supervision of other. - Excellent customer service skills. - Ability to perform in a busy, changing, multi-tasking work environment. - Strong attention to detail. - Requires ability to travel to multiple sites across the state, work with diverse staff team, manage physical plants, monitoring compliance with fair housing law as well as all state, federal, investor and internal regulations and policies. - Requires ability to read, speak and comprehend English language. - Requires ability to use American Sign Language or willingness to learn it. - Requires a clean, valid NYS driver's license, an insured vehicle, and the ability to travel (on call, emergencies, trainings, etc., as needed).
    SKILLS: - Motivated personality, demonstrates professionalism, self-starter, excellent ability to communicate. - Is an active listener, has negotiation skills, flexible attitude, and demonstrates leadership. - Has experience with Tax Credit Low Income Housing and working with Investors. - Experience in working with communities and capable of training staff teams. - Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams, Smartsheet, NODUS, Excel, YARDI, or other equivalent software preferred. - Ability to learn accounting software essential. - Person must be considerate and respectful when interacting with others and work well under pressure.
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Keywords: DePaul, Schenectady , District Director, Executive , Schenectady, New York

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