Property Manager-Project Find

Founded in 1969, Project FIND's mission is to provide low- and moderate-income and homeless elders on Manhattan's west side with the support they need to enrich their lives and live independently for as long as possible. Project FIND operates three supportive housing residences that are home to nearly 600 elders and four senior centers with 2,500 members. For all of our residents and center members, Project FIND is a true lifeline, providing housing, meals, and programs that help seniors be independent and enlivened.

Under the supervision of the Director of Property Management and Maintenance Services, the position is responsible for all operations of an assigned building portfolio of senior-citizen housing. Core functions include:

Resident Management
The Property Manager is responsible for all aspects of the resident relationship to ensure the safe, efficient operation of the assigned building portfolio.

Critical functions include:
• filling vacant units, including facilitating make-ready of apartments, establishing allowable rent, managing multiple wait lists, and coordinating resident qualification (including for subsidy).
• analyzing collections and receivables to maximize monthly cash flow, including regular communication with attorney on legal actions.
• communicating with subsidy agencies (NYCHA, HPD Section 8, DHCR, SCRIE) on certification of new residents, recertification and renewal leases for existing residents, and annual rent increases.
• directing the activity of an administrative assistant and front-desk security personnel.
• performing routine unit inspections and otherwise enforcing rules of occupancy.
• preparing timely, accurate paperwork for issuance of resident rent billings.

Facilities Maintenance
The Property Manager is responsible for ensuring that the buildings receive timely maintenance services from on-site maintenance staff that are supervised by a Director of Maintenance Services.

Critical functions include:
• ensuring compliance with regulations for NYC agency-monitored equipment, such elevators, boilers, fire suppression, water, and garbage systems.
• leading efforts to minimize and clear DOB violations.
• defining standards and performing routine building inspections.
• initiating and tracking resident-initiated work requests.

Interface with Social Services Team
The Property Manager will interact regularly with members of the social services team to ensure that prospective residents meet selection criteria, and to ensure that appropriate attention is directed towards residents whose behavior, health, or financial condition merits special attention.

At least five years property management experience, preferably in a not-for-profit setting. Familiarity with NYC housing agencies, rental subsidy programs, as well as landlord-tenant proceedings. Experience working with third-party back-office service providers and with RealPage property management software is a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products is expected. Must possess strong verbal and written communications skills. Bachelors Degree is preferred.

Salary: Mid $50's, excellent benefit package

Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Please send a cover letter with your resume to apply.