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Area Director in Dallas at Village Green

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Village Green is growing in the Dallas/Fort Worth Market!




POSITION OVERVIEW


The Area Director is responsible for all operational and financial aspects of an assigned portfolio of properties.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Supervises property operations to ensure that standardized practices and procedures are in place

  • Participates in hiring process for key site positions

  • Trains, evaluates, and appropriately disciplines all direct reports. Conducts timely reviews and ensures appropriate/adequate staffing

  • Evaluates monthly financial statements and oversee routine reporting to ownership or supervisors

  • Reviews payables, payroll, contracts, employee evaluations, market surveys and monthly marketing plans

  • Resolves resident issues that cannot be managed at the site level

  • Develops annual business plan for each site including marketing goals, staffing levels, rent levels and general performance goals and objectives

  • Prepares annual operating budgets

  • Oversees capital improvement projects and renovations and prepares and implements phasing and execution of 5-10 year capital plans

  • Adheres to established policies related to fair housing

  • Communicates with co-workers, management, residents, vendors, and all outside contacts in a courteous and professional manner

  • Maintains confidentiality of co-workers, management, owners, past and current residents, vendors, and all outside contacts

  • Performs Property Manager duties during times of unfilled positions if necessary

  • Assists Property Manager in establishing team environments and goals at sites

  • Assists other Area Directors in evaluating marketing/staffing/performance issues on properties outside of immediate portfolio

  • Assists in various special projects as they arise when requested by the Vice President i.e., updating of operations manuals, proposing new format for employee incentives, assisting in development of new policies and procedures, etc.

  • Participates in due diligence process for new acquisitions including market assessment, physical inspections, lease audit, staffing and rent level recommendations, capital improvement recommendations, etc.

  • Oversees property dispositions through due diligence and closing process

  • Determines the new interest rate annually and revises the security deposit interest forms, if required

  • Conducts Area Directors checklist monthly and safety checklists as required

  • Performs weekly, monthly and sometimes daily communications with owners.  Such communications in weekly marketing updates, recommendations, monthly owners letters and annual business plans

  • Must stay knowledgeable of all local markets/comps and trends

  • Monitor income and operating expenses to meet budgetary goals and increase net operating income, if applicable

  • Teaches designated Village Green classes when required

  • Ensures that all interior and exterior areas of the property are litter free, clean and presentable when visiting sites

  • Inspects Priority One areas when doing site visits to ensure curb appeal standards are being followed


Job Requirements






REQUIREMENTS



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Must have 3+ years' experience in property management with multi-site responsibilities at either the Property Manager or Area Director level

  • Should have experience using Realpage.

  • Requires the ability to travel 50 – 65% of time as necessary

  • A working knowledge of property management software in order to read and understand site-generated reports helpful

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work independently

  • An organized and efficient individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively

  • Requires strong “people” skills, i.e., tact, discretion, ability to motivate through words, ability to develop strong teamwork

  • Requires strong supervisory skills; ability to make goals and deadlines clear and provide direction when necessary

  • Ability to think globally while keeping long-term goals in mind

  • Logical problem-solving abilities and ability to communicate effectively

  • An excellent understanding of accounting practices and procedures with prior work experience in financial analysis

  • Intermediate skill level on Microsoft Word and Excel programs