Rochdale & Fenwick Apartment Manager

Full-Time Position Available 

Rochdale & Fenwick Apartment Manager

 


ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

The Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC) is an 84 year-old student-governed and operated non-profit affordable housing cooperative near the University of California at Berkeley.  The BSC provides affordable housing and boarding services to 1300 students in 17 room-and-board houses and 3 apartment complexes. To learn more about the cooperative please visit us at www.bsc.coop.  


JOB DESCRIPTION:           

We are looking for a person to fulfill the full-time, live-in position of Apartment Manager at the Rochdale & Fenwick Weavers Village apartment complexes.  The Apartment Manager is responsible for the successful and efficient day-to-day operations and financial record-keeping of two adjacent apartment complexes housing 354 students in 133 units.  Duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing the move-in/move-out process; responding to residents’ requests and needs; maintaining financial records; ensuring that maintenance & habitability standards are maintained; developing recommendations for and assisting with the implementation of physical and operational improvements to apartments; enforcing contract provisions; resolving conflicts; developing and supporting educational and social programming; advising and supporting the student governance bodies at Rochdale and Fenwick, and working closely with BSC management to ensure compliance with BSC policies and long-range strategic goals.  The Apartment Manager supervises two assistant managers, office support staff, maintenance crew staff, and a wide variety of part-time student leadership positions who help provide services to the membership.  The Apartment Manager carries an emergency cell phone and must be on-call for emergencies.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Previous management experience in a residential setting is required, as is previous supervisory experience.  Familiarity and/or knowledge of student housing best practices, student leadership development, and/or the cooperative movement is preferred.  Familiarity, in a work setting, with the various and complex issues faced by college students (e.g. mental health, alcohol/substance abuse, consent, social justice, conflict resolution, etc.) as well as familiarity with the special issues faced by students with a wide range of disabilities are necessary for this position. 

Qualified candidates must have intermediate skill using computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, Gmail educational suite, databases, etc.), be detail-oriented, possess excellent management, supervisory, and organizational skills, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.  The ideal candidate will display the ability to effectively organize tasks, establish priorities, analyze complex systems, develop improvements, and ensure completion of multiple projects by agreed upon timelines.  Excellent problem-solving skills, sound judgement, the ability to work in fast-paced office environment, and the ability to deal with sensitive, confidential and/or complicated issues with tact and political acumen are necessary.  Applicants must be able to develop familiarity with, and consistently apply a complex set of organizational policies.  Applicants must have strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students and fellow staff members.  Dedication to creating a cooperative, collaborative, creative, and highly productive work environment and a mission driven approach to work are necessary for this position.   

 

COMPENSATION: 

This is a full-time, exempt position that requires you to live on-site.  Compensation includes a studio apartment, free off-street parking, and an annual salary of $48,297/year.  Benefits and other conditions of employment are pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, which currently provides for annual cost-of-living adjustments, annual performance-based raises and/or bonuses, health and dental insurance for employee and dependents, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, paid retirement benefits, and long-term disability and life insurance. A two-year commitment is preferred.

 

TO APPLY: 

You must fill out a BSC application and submit your resume along with a list of three professional references.  An application is available at 2424 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA between 10am and 5pm, Monday - Friday and can be downloaded from our jobs website (hicom.bsc.coop).  Applications must be received by 10am, Monday, September 11, 2017.  Applications may be submitted to the address above or submitted via email. 

 

THE BSC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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HiCom (Chair),
Aug 27, 2017, 10:06 AM
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