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Job Title : Manager of Building Operations (Bronx,NY)(Jericho Project)
Date Posted : January 22, 2021
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Description :

Jericho Project is a nationally acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots by enabling homeless individuals and families to attain quality housing, employment, and mental and physical health services. The 37-year-old nonprofit serves over 2,500 individuals, including 700 veterans, annually. Jericho has been a key partner in New York City’s initiative to end veterans’ homelessness, and is leading bold, innovative strategies to do the same for families and young adults. Our programs touch four cornerstones of a person’s life: housing, employment, wellness, and family stability. We create a culture of “moving on” through a foundation of housing and supportive services provided by expert program specialists and case managers. We have over 550 units of supportive housing including 9 residences in the Bronx, Harlem, and Astoria, as well as scatter-site apartments throughout NYC.

About the Position

The Manager of Building Operations oversees all property management functions at Jericho’s Walton House, a 89-unit supportive housing residence for two populations: 33 units for young adults ages 18- 25 years old and 56 units for military veterans.

Responsibilities:

Property & Office Management:

  • Maintain safety and maintenance of building, conduct site’s physical conditions reviews with Superintendent
  • Supervise and evaluate the work quality of maintenance and house manager (front desk) staff and other subordinates.
  • In collaboration with Director of Maintenance, maintain accurate records of the condition of the buildings’ systems; ensure that all equipment and facilities are working properly.
  • Ensure timely completion of preventive maintenance and routine work orders and repairs.
  • Attend hearings to rectify ECB, DOB, FDNY, DOS, and HPD violations.
  • Coordinate purchasing of maintenance and office supplies for the site.
  • Coordinate on-site special events.
  • Schedule and conduct apartment inspections; maintain Housing Quality Standards at all times.
  • Supervise building inspections, fire drills and ensure building’s compliance with codes.
  • Liaise with vendors.
  • Coordinate volunteer events as requested.
  • Coordinate capital projects in collaboration with Director of Building Operations.
  • Maintain site’s petty cash fund.
  • Participate in preparing the building budget; maintain costs within the budget.

Rent Collection & Compliance:

  • Supervise eligibility review for tenant selection process and participate in tenant interviews.
  • Collect rent from tenants and reconcile with Finance department.
  • Actively pursue rent arrears including attending Housing Court as needed.
  • Maintain 5% or less vacancy rate; maintain 5% or less rent loss.
  • Oversee compliance with leases and subsidy regulations including Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, Section 8 (NYCHA) HUDVASH, DHCR rent registrations, annual lease renewals and the tax credit investor.
  • Prepare and submit reports as needed including rent rolls, rent arrear reports.

Requirements:

  • Highschool diploma required, associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working in homelessness, substance abuse, mental health and/or trauma settings preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of Property Management related issues such as rent collection and completing housing application in Section 8 buildings.
  • Candidate must possess supervisory experience as well as strong leadership.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Strong engagement and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with veterans/military preferred.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department
Jericho Project Job Code: Manager of Building Operations
245 W. 29th Street,Suite 902
New York, NY 10001
Fax 646.624.2301
careers@jerichoproject.org

No Phone Calls Please.

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org


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