Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

I. Mercury Court/Park/Mercury North Services Coordinator

JOB DUTIES

  • assisting to residents of Mercury Court/Park/Mercury North that include linkages to community partners and agencies for services that meet HUD goals of housing stability, financial stability and increasing self-sufficiency
  • working with CHS staff and residents on the growth of the Mercury Court/Mercury North Community Alliance (MCCA)
  • providing education/support services and linkages to community agencies regarding job readiness, training and job retention and support to maintain ongoing, stable employment for residents needing employment
  • making referrals to designated CHS team members for residents needing assistance with physical health, mental health and/or alcohol/drug abuse issues
  • enter service notes in Service Point Data
  • attending all CHS services team meetings
  • completing other duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • minimum of five years’ experience working with underserved populations, with preference given to those who have worked with high risk and/or homeless populations; an Associate Degree and/or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups of people (difficult/resistant patient populations and multiple types of providers in a variety of settings)
  • outgoing personality and willingness to meet with clients where they are most comfortable
  • demonstrated knowledge of multiple local community resources
  • assertive and committed to the work and people he/she serves
  • organized and detail-oriented
  • patient and empathetic
  • demonstrated follow-through skills
  • reliable vehicle and an excellent driving record
  • excellent customer service skills
  • professional appearance and demeanor
  • ability to work as part of a team

Interested applicants may send a resume/cover letter to Lamorris Franklin (Manager, Community Housing Services) at lamorris@urbanhousingsolutions.org.

II. Property Manager I

UHS is seeking a property manager to provide daily oversight of designated properties.  UHS emphasizes a team approach and seeks to hire a property manager to perform job responsibilities that are consistent with fulfilling our organization mission, values and vision. This position reports to our Director of Operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • compliance with all UHS policies and procedures as defined in the UHS Operations Manual
  • communicates with residents regarding rent collection; submits bi-weekly rent collection status reports to the Director of Operations
  • walks/drives the properties consistently to monitor curb appeal, property damage, observations of possible property improvements and report to Director of Facilities Management
  • collaboration with Housing Specialists (leasing) approving prospect applications, conducting apartment showings, signing leases and reviewing the resident handbook with new residents during lease signings
  • conducts quarterly unit inspections in collaboration with the Property Compliance Coordinator and other UHS team members
  • works closely with Compliance Manager regarding LIHTC, THDA, FHLB housing audits and monitoring
  • writing and distribution of monthly newsletters, late notices, management letters and/or property related correspondence and other related property management administrative duties;
  • working closely with the Community Housing Services (CHS) team in conducting community-building activities and events; teamwork in reducing evictions of vulnerable residents due to lease violations
  • attending property management and staff meetings as directed
  • completing other duties as assigned by management

Minimum qualifications include:

  • a college degree in psychology, social work, human development or behavioral science and/or three years of experience in working in property management functions (leasing, etc.), CAM or COS certification preferred
  • a desire to work with underserved populations, particularly vulnerable and/or formerly homeless populations
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups of people (difficult/resistant patient populations and multiple types of community partners in a variety of settings)
  • ability to enter data into various databases and/or track information using computer-based systems;
  • outgoing personality and willingness to meet with residents where they are most comfortable
  • organized and detail-oriented
  • patient and empathetic
  • good follow-through skills
  • good customer service skills
  • ability to work independently with medium supervision and work collectively as part of a team

Physical requirements include the ability to:

  • sit/stand for long periods of time
  • reach overhead and at/above/below shoulder
  • walk 1/2 mile
  • climb and descend stairs
  • bend and stoop
  • lift to 10 lbs.

Interested applicants may send a resume/cover letter to Traci Patton (Director of Operations) at traci@urbanhousingsolutions.org.

 

Urban Housing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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