Apartment Manager (HUD Housing)

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
Position Description: 

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services has a job opening for a full-time Apartment Manager for a HUD subsidized property. This position is located at St. John Neumann Apartments - 8424 Lucas and Hunt Rd, St. Louis, MO 63136. Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that values its employees and provides services to improve the quality of life for senior adults by promoting and providing health assistance, housing facilities, social services and programs, and volunteer opportunities in St. Louis City and County, as well as in St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin and Warren Counties. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We also bring the mission to life by expressing the core values of love, compassion, hope and integrity.

1. Manages the daily operations of an apartment site, including working with residents and supervising office, maintenance and custodial staff.
2. Performs duties as a member of tenant selection team and ensures the completion of work necessary for HUD subsidized apartments.
3. Maintains close liaison with Housing Operations Manager(s) in coordinating the filling of turnover apartments.
4. Reviews documents for complete information, coordinates unit preparation for tenant move-ins.
5. Advises tenants of all payment procedures and ensures follow-up in case of non-payment of rent or other assessed fees.
6. Supervise Management Assistant in the fulfillment of assigned duties pertinent to that job description.
7. Works with the Property Supervisor to develop work schedules for the maintenance and custodial staff; to purchase appropriate equipment and supplies which will assure proper cleanliness of apartments, common areas, sidewalks, parking lots and grounds.
8. Monitors work order procedures to ensure prompt and efficient service for residents.
9. Monitors cost, timeliness and quality of work performed by staff throughout the site.
10. Provides input in selection of new employees for apartment staff.
11. Conducts at least one walk-through inspection of entire building and grounds quarterly; makes daily spot checks of heavy traffic areas to ensure a high level of sanitation and safety. Accompanies housing manager(s), HUD and local authorities or inspectors on any special or recurring inspections.
12. Develops and supervises monthly activity programs.
13. Revises and updates instructions for security personnel and resident assistants to ensure optimum safety and efficiency.
14. Conducts at least one fire drill annually for all tenants, unless otherwise directed by the local fire department.
15. Advises the Resident Council and any special committees working to improve the life style in the apartments.
16. Appoints, supervises and follow-up with Floor Captains on a daily basis to ensure proper implementation of I’m OK program.
17. Attends required meetings and in-services of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services.
18. Follows all applicable policies and procedures to include those implemented by HUD and Cardinal Ritter Senior Services.
19. Monitors monthly budgetary line items and informs supervisor(s) about discrepancies. Recommends action when necessary in order to remain within the budget.
20. Utilizes the chart of accounts for coding and approving expenditures. Verifies the amounts, completion of work, and receipt of materials and submits expenses for payment on a weekly basis.
21. Responsible for ensuring staff follows HR Policies and Procedures.
22. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Associate degree in Business Administration or Accounting is desired.
2. Certification, or the ability to be certified, by an agency such as Quadel, is required.
3. Experience in apartment management is preferred.
4. Knowledge of and experience working with computer, capable of using Excel and Word programs in Microsoft is necessary.

Contact Details: 

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to hr@crssstl.org. Or send fax to (314) 961-1934. Or complete an application on our website www.cardinalritterseniorservices.org.