Director of Housing Management
Posting Date: March 6, 2012
Closing Date: Open until
Reports To: Executive Director
Hours: Exempt/Full time (40 hours/week) Including some evenings and weekends.
Pay Range: DOE
Medical, Dental, Life/Disability, Pension, Vacation, Sick
Overview of Position: The
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is a private, non-profit housing development, property management and advocacy agency which provides affordable housing to low-income families, seniors, homeless people and those with special needs. LIHI has developed over 1,700 low-income housing units in Western Washington and is one of the largest and most active non-profit housing agencies in the state. LIHI currently owns 46 buildings and employs over 40 staff in the Property Management Division. In a number of our buildings, LIHI has implemented a mutual housing/resident management model where residents participate actively in community building and undertake management and maintenance responsibilities. The Director of Housing Management is a key senior management position which oversees all LIHI properties and commercial spaces. The agency is experiencing growth in both the development of new properties and the number of units under management.
for property management for all LIHI owned buildings and
leadership to Housing Management Division staff and build a
Area Managers, compliance and administrative staff.
Monitor supervision of onsite and all other Property
operations of LIHI projects including asset management,
property management functions, marketing and leasing,
compliance and reporting.
all aspects of commercial storefront planning and leasing.
and monitor annual project operating and capital budgets.
regular project status reports to the Executive Director and
Board of Directors, and oversee preparation of all
compliance and program reports to governmental agencies,
investors and lenders.
and maintain property and financial management systems, and
policies and procedures with staff.
Recommend policies to improve management and
annual property management work program, coordinate
semi-annual inspections, and provide leadership and vision
for long-range strategic plan.
with Supportive Services Manager to expand social and
supportive services to residents.
in project planning with Housing Development Department in
areas such as program planning and design for new projects,
providing support in community relations, relocation
planning, and developing new operating budgets and
regularly and effectively with the CFO on financial
in fundraising, soliciting in-kind resources, and community
in organizational planning with Executive Director and other
- Supervise and train housing management and maintenance staff in compliance procedures relating to the physical buildings, tenant qualifications, and record-keeping.
and maintain positive working relationships with external
agencies—HUD, city, county and state officials, community
groups, etc.—in relation to property management issues.
other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
of five years of experience at a senior management level in
residential property management, facilities management, or
housing programs and services.
management, team-building and interpersonal skills.
verbal and written communication skills.
to work with people of diverse economic, social and ethnic
to and interest in housing very low-income and homeless
people and working with housing and human services.
ability to develop and implement new policies and procedures
and to manage operations in a growth mode.
with commercial leasing and management and/or property
of tax credit properties, Section 8, and HUD regulations.
administrative, organizational and financial management
with building maintenance systems.
with computer systems.
of landlord-tenant law and procedures.
Must have a car. Must have a safe driving record. Must provide proof in current automobile insurance.
from Institute of Real Estate Management.
with and knowledge of government housing programs and
with supportive housing program for homeless households.
in community relations and/or public relations.
with King County and surrounding communities.
If interested in this position please submit a cover letter and resume.
All application materials should be
mailed, faxed, or dropped off in person to:
The Low Income Housing Institute
Attn: Human Resources
2407 1st Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121
Fax: (206) 443-9851
Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.