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COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST/AFFORDABLE HOUSING - MARYLAND

Columbia, MD

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST / Affordable Housing,

Primarily in Conifer's Maryland Portfolio

CONIFER REALTY’S, IMMEDIATE OPENING with growth potential!

  • Mondays-Fridays 8:30 – 5:00 (40 hours)
  • Full-Time Position with Excellent Benefits

POSITION’S HOME OFFICE LOCATION: Conifer's, MD Regional Offices OR to be determined based on final candidate’s location in proximity to Conifer’s communities in the Maryland portfolio. Travel will be required

About Conifer:

Conifer Realty, LLC is a dynamic, vertically integrated organization that creates and manages high-quality affordable and work-force housing. Conifer is devoted to growth, to innovation and being a best -in -class developer.

Conifer has a 45-year investment and development history with over 15,000 units owned and managed today. Along with its affiliate, Conifer is one of the Top 20 owners in the nation. We currently have an East Coast portfolio and are looking to rapidly expand. At the heart of Conifer is an experienced team of more than 500 highly skilled and passionate professionals. The team’s demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit has secured our leadership role in the affordable housing industry.

Visit Conifer's website to understand our history, mission, and values at link: https://coniferllc.com/

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BRING:

  • Minimum 3+ years apartment rental/housing management experience required, preferably in affordable housing industry.
  • Minimum 1+ years’ compliance experience with Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC), HUD – Section 8, HOME, and other compliance knowledge needed.
  • Prior experience with recertifications desired.
  • Experience with lease-ups preferred.
  • Minimum 1-2+ years team supervision experience including coaching, training and performance management skills desired.
  • Yardi Voyager experience desired or other accounting or housing software programs a plus.
  • Excellent, demonstrated customer service skills and experience to interact with all levels of fellow employees, residents, visitors, community representatives, housing authority representatives, others.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) helpful.
  • Strong MS Office suite skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.

Conifer has an immediate opening for a full-time Community Support Specialist to service our affordable housing apartment communities, located primarily in Maryland. The Assistant Community Manager will be responsible for compliance administration for housing programs, new leases, lease renewals, recertifications, interims, move-ins/move-outs, weekly vacancy reports and providing support/back-up for the Community Managers and Regional Manager. Will work to minimize vacancies, quickly lease apartments, promote good working resident and public relations, assure program compliance and perform clerical duties as required.

CANDIDATES INTERPERSONAL SKILLS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Ability to communicate effectively – demonstrated strong verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills – good listening skills; to collaborate, understand and work with employees, residents and prospective residents alike.
  • Resourceful – able to make decisions with appropriate guidance when needed.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable, with ability to multi-task and juggle several projects at one time.
  • Excellent business professionalism, business judgment, common sense for handling day-to-day matters.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts.
  • Ability to effectively coach, train and manage fellow employees on projects.
  • Work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

The salary range for this position is $65,000 to $75,000 The actual compensation may vary depending on a wide range of factors, including experience, skills, qualifications, certifications, location, etc. This range also does not include additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

Conifer’s many great offerings include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 15 Paid Time Off days, PLUS 13 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Elective benefits included: Medical + HSA with Company contribution, Dental, & Vision
  • Company paid Life, Short- & Long-Term Insurances
  • Ongoing training and career growth opportunities as Conifer grows & expands their footprint.
  • Extraordinarily positive culture & environment
  • Robust employee referral payment program

APPLY TODAY via our website link: http://www.careersatconifer.com to complete our application process and attach your resume. You will hear directly from the hiring manager on next steps in the process. Thank you for your interest in joining the Conifer Team!

Conifer Realty LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran/ Citizenship/Immigration Status.

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