Program Manager, Collegiate Housing

Job Title: Program Manager, Collegiate Housing (Property Manager)

Department: Collegiate Housing

Reports to: Director of Collegiate Housing

Status: Exempt

Location: Evanston, IL

 

Position Summary

Serves as property manager to National Housing Corporation managed facilities without live-in House Directors, and provides oversight and support to independently managed House Corporations and Chapter Property Committees.

This position is full-time and offers a competitive benefits package.  For consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume via email to hr@alphaphi.org or via US mail to: Human Resources, Alpha Phi International Fraternity, 1930 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201.

Key Job Elements:

    • Provide property management services to assigned facilities, engaging local resources as necessary to efficiently maintain and operate facilities.
    • Ensure facilities maintain up-to-date inspections and comply with all safety and code requirements
    • Ensure managed facilities maintain updated five year upgrade / maintenance plans
    • Coordinate the opening and closing of managed facilities
    • Create training tools, programs, manuals, webinars and in-person training sessions for housing volunteers as assigned.
    • Lead in-person training sessions and webinars for housing volunteers as assigned.
    • Facilitate communication and cooperation between local housing corporation boards, collegiate chapters, advisory boards and alumnae groups.
    • Communicate with HCB/CPCs on a regular and consistent basis, including HCB/CPC newsletters and social media posts
    • Answer housing questions from volunteers, members and parents
    • Compile quarterly Vital Signs report on the status of all Alpha Phi facilities
    • Manage the collection of Housing Reports from independently managed house corporation board officers
    • Maintain accurate database files for tracking International reporting requirements
    • Keep informed of developments in Greek housing and use information to help the Fraternity operate with initiative and innovation.  This may include attendance at relevant seminars and/or campus housing meetings.
    • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned. 

Skills and Experience Required:

 

Education and Experience:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Major or background in property management, finance, law, human resources, real estate or other related field preferred
  • Property management experience
  • Vendor management experience

 

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of significant issues related to property management, insurance and risk management
  • Knowledge of contract law
  • Knowledge of Greek or University housing systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products

 

Other Skills:

  • Independent and innovative thinking: ability to make decisions and willingness to take and accept responsibility of such decisions
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize diverse material and opinions
  • Excellent diplomatic and interpersonal skills with ability to explain legal concepts to non-expert volunteers
  • Outstanding problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Fraternity structure, policies and procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under continuous deadlines
  • Sold analytical and organizational skills
  • Team player with the spirit and flexibility to be effective in a small office environment