Job Title: Property Manager – Student Housing Team: The Amy/University District Supported by: Director of Property Operations Type: Full-Time FLSA: Exempt Compensation: $43,900 - $58,500 annually Hours: 40 hours per week - 1.0 FTE
As our Site Manager, you will be the Leader of a community of college students and all CHNW staff who support and participate in that community. The role is part Property Manager, part Student Engagement Director and part Operations Manager for two vibrant communities in Portland: University District, made up of 61 units and The Amy, made up of 141 units. This role leads the community by example, assuring a strong, supportive environment within which students and staff can participate fully in shaping their environment and experience. This position is committed to keeping the focus on positive impact and student experience while overseeing fiscally responsible and efficient operations.
Essential Job Functions
Responsible for providing leadership to the community.
Ensures successful operations of Leasing, Maintenance, Student Engagement functions.
Perform supervisory responsibilities including decisions related to hiring, performance management, promotions, disciplinary actions, and terminations.
Participates in the shaping of CHNW through individual, team, and management meetings as well as through both internal and Board committees, and industry events and training.
Proactively develops, presents, and implements new practices and training that support a work-culture of growth and advancement.
Supports an environment of unparalleled staff engagement by providing consistent and effective feedback, guidance, and opportunities to engage in structured and unstructured professional development.
Reviews and monitors financial expenditures to ensure that all money spent is being used in a manner that is effective and sustainable.
Leads all marketing and leasing activities to ensure the successful lease-up of the community and maintains a focus on maintaining full occupancy throughout the year.
Participates in the planning and implementation of a successful opening of the community. Assists the Director of Property Operations in developing community policies and procedures in accordance with established CHNW standards for site operation.
Ensures operations of the program are reviewed and updated regularly to meet both current and future needs of the organization, including budget, pricing, vacancy, maintenance, and other operational aspects.
Monitors projects and day-to-day business operations in an effective manner.
Responsible for representing CHNW in a strong, and ethical manner, at neighborhood organization meetings and other public forums.
Responsible for the positive student engagement and services at the site.
Develops a familiarity with campus and community resources to ensure timely, efficient referrals when appropriate to student tenants
Performs complex student-tenant relations activities including conduct meetings, initiating legal proceedings, and contacting legal consultants for advice
Assist in the administration of the CHNW assessment plans including coordinating student surveys
In conjunction with the Student Engagement Coordinator, recruits and supports Resident Council committees in identifying concerns and voicing suggestions for problem-solving and policy change
Assists in planning and facilitating social and skill-building events tracking attendance, cost, and outcomes
Directs staff in marketing and social media efforts to ensure CHNW’s brand is reaching current and prospective students, as well as maintaining positive and effective communications with current and future students.
Responsible for the successful operation and maintenance of the site.
Establishes rental rate parameters working with the executive team members surveying comparable rates, calculating overhead costs, depreciation, taxes, and budget goals.
Reviews and approves payables and receivables as prepared at the site level.
Manages and directs the daily leasing operations; supports rent collection and accounting processes.
Supervises and supports the leasing aspects in apartment turn-over schedule and supervision of the move in and out process including re-contracting and student status verification.
Supervises and supports the routine maintenance process including supply ordering, work order management, contract solicitation and review, safety standards, and unit turn process.
Works in conjunction with maintenance staff, resident council, and Director of Property Operations to develop, review and implement Capital Improvement/Deferred Maintenance plans and sustainability efforts.
Performs additional duties as assigned
You have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) in student affairs, business, or related field
You have at least 3-5 years of related experience
You have at least 3+ years of supervisory experience
About College Housing Northwest
CHNW is a not-for-profit organization that was started by students to support students in the areas of housing, academic success & personal development. As a community, we accomplish this mission by employing the shared cultural values of competence, collaboration, autonomy and positive impact. This is about innovation, constant evolution and development. Our employment positions are not static, and we fully expect that all staff will be learning, gaining skills and strengthening abilities to move up or out in the quest to make the world a better place.