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Regional Operations Specialist
CA Capital
Northeast Region MA, NY, New Jersey

Avanath is proud to be named one of top property management companies to provide affordable housing for the work force. Cultivating the American Dream is the purpose that binds the Avanath team. At Avanath, every day is an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life. Whether it is helping residents call one of our communities home, providing excellence in customer service, or championing our workforce, we are committed to creating an unforgettable experience as a great place to live, work and be.

Overview

The Role :The Incumbent in this role will be responsible for providing operational and training support and improve operational efficiencies within the region.  Will work in a variety of support functions that may include operation processes, affordable housing certifications, and training and development of personnel, and help support and ensure successful company initiatives and operations roll-outs.  This position will be traveling within the Northeast Portfolio. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required to be employed by Avanath.

Job Type: Regional Operations Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Experience: 5+ Years
Responsibilities

  • You Are A+! Aptitude, Advantageous, Authentic, Aspiration and Ambition
    • An Aptitude for Connecting
      • You have a knack for creating a sense of community, as well as the drive to go the extra mile to create a spectacular experience for all residents and staff. Your success and purpose are driven by the relationships that you build.
    • An Advantageous Approach
      • Involving or creating favorable circumstances that foster success and effectiveness
    • An Authentic Attitude
      • At all times, on any given day, regardless, you are relatable and approachable to residents and staff alike
    • An Aspiration for Follow-up and Follow Through
      • At all times, regardless, you do what you say you will do. You over deliver.
    • An Ambition to Support Residents and Colleagues
      • There is no “I” in team for you. You are an active listener and understand that your participation and support are integral to the success of Avanath, ensuring that each resident and staff feel seen, heard and valued.
    Key Accountabilities
    • Operational Tasks
      • Train and support the various on-site positions across the portfolio with a specific focus on the Community
      • Setup Avanath systems at newly taken over properties, including office system, file audit, Yardi setup and IT systems and provide ongoing support
      • Work with corporate marketing staff and management in creating adjustments to market rental rates, renewal rates and incentives in
      • Assist subordinates with questions regarding prospective residents, rental criteria and
      • Monitor the activities of staff engaged in the marketing and leasing of apartment units and community, providing support, feedback and
      • Review and investigate resident complaints or concerns about property, staff and
      • Monitor and review the successful completion of improvement projects and vendor relations on-site.
      • Oversee and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures in accordance with state and federal
      • Participate in the employee review process and generate consistent feedback to on-site
      • Assist in interviews of on-site personnel and work with HR and leadership in hiring personnel as necessary.
      • Review, assess and set market and max rents in accordance with SVP approval and based on property and market
    • Resident Relations + Customer Service                             
      • Positive interaction and communication with residents regarding operational concerns, community initiatives and other community related subjects.
      • Refers residents as necessary to other appropriate services and agencies which might be able to help as needed.
      • Assist the team in creating and implementing systems that provides necessary services to residents, including the immediate acknowledgement and prompt action to correct complaints.
    • Adherence to PM Rules, Regulations and Guidelines
      • Respond to any potential housing violations and liability concerns regarding the property in a prompt, transparent and effective manner.
              
    • Physical Demands & Working Conditions
      • This position works within the community, which may include accessing residents' units for life and safety matters and a normal office environment. There may be contact with residents, employees, and the public. Due to the potential exposure risk, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required. The incumbent in this is classified as essential staff and is expected to report to work and adhere to all safety and business protocols established during the pandemic.  Please be further advised that Avanath does require proof of Covid-19 vaccination and temperature and symptom monitoring to assist the teams and communities in minimizing risk of exposure. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required to be employed by Avanath.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of on-site leadership at a large
  • 5+ years of multifamily operations or field supervision of at least 3 or more communities.
  • Must possess intermediate skill level of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Yardi, Internet and email
  • knowledge of LIHTC and Tax Credit qualifications highly required.
  • Frequent travel within region required.
  • Training experience desired (previous management experience of at least 5 or more)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior executives, business vendors, community associates and investor contacts as needed.
  • Ability to work well under time and other constraints.
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required to be employed by Avanath.

Benefits

How Avanath Supports You We know that our teams are the heart of our success and growth, and we are committed to showing our appreciation. We offer:

  • Culture Built on Purpose and Core Values - A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement.
  • Comprehensive Benefits – health, dental & vision, 401(k), personal time off, paid holidays and more!
  • Growth that is based on achievement and an emphasis on promoting from within our ranks versus just external candidates
  • Development – a commitment to creating opportunities to learn and expand your knowledge in the industry from online training platforms to training classes to one-on-one coaching

Diversity & Inclusion Avanath Capital is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have, and Diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) are at the very core of Avanath’s operating and investment philosophy. We believe that bringing together people with diverse thoughts, backgrounds, talents, and experiences at all levels of our organization, including the executive team, enables us to proactively and creatively achieve our mission to enable opportunities for hard-working American families. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part our culture, our reputation and our  achievements. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. Our organization’s diversity initiatives include—but are not limited to—our practices and policies on recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits; professional development and training; promotions; transfers; and the ongoing development of a work environment built on the premise of gender and diversity equity that encourages and enforces:

  • Respectful communication and cooperation between all employees.
  • Teamwork and employee participation, permitting the representation of all groups and employee perspectives.
  • Work/life balance through flexible work schedules to accommodate employees’ varying needs.
  • Employer and employee contributions to the communities we serve to promote a greater understanding and respect for the diversity.

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