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Community Manager - Greater Chicago Area

R0125373 City Office Chicago Chicago, Illinois

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Overview

Greystar is looking for dedicated and hard-working individuals who want to help us continue to be the best at what we do. Today, we are the largest rental housing operator and developer in the US and one of the largest global investment management companies, delivering industry-leading services to investors, clients, and residents. We offer unrivaled professional development and career growth opportunities to our team members and look forward to welcoming you to Greystar, where our people are what make us the Global Leader in Rental Housing.

Job Responsibilities

ABOUT GREYSTAR

Greystar is a leading, fully integrated global real estate company offering expertise in property management, investment management, development, and construction services in institutional-quality rental housing, logistics, and life sciences sectors. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, Greystar manages and operates more than $290 billion of real estate in 247 markets globally with offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, manages more than 857,400 units/beds globally, and has a robust institutional investment management platform comprised of more than $76 billion of assets under management, including over $34 billion of development assets. Greystar was founded by Bob Faith in 1993 to become a provider of world-class service in the rental residential real estate business. To learn more, visit www.greystar.com.


JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

As our region continues to grow and develop, we are seeking top talent to join our Greater Chicago Area Team!

Manages the day-to-day operations of an assigned property including managing the team members, daily activities, and resources of the property to achieve established budgeted financial and operational goals, and ensures that the operation of the property complies with Company policies and procedures, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other laws and regulations governing multi-family housing operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Provides input into the development of budget(s) for the property by analyzing and evaluating financial statements, reviewing current and projected marketing information, and accessing operational reports that establish historic and predict performance patterns. 
  • Meets targeted revenues by setting rent rates, ensuring rent and fees are collected and posted in a timely manner, making financial bank deposits, and preparing and reviewing monthly financial status reports. 
  • Approves invoices from vendors, contractors, and service providers for payment by reconciling work performed or products purchased, ensuring validity of certificates of insurance, coding charges to appropriate Chart of Account codes, and managing communication between the vendor/contractor, accounting, and the client/owner as needed.   
  • Controls expenditures by staying within the constraints of the approved budget and manages the balance and maintenance of the petty cash fund. 
  • Oversees the lease enforcement process by approving prospective resident applications, discounts and renewal leases, conducts periodic apartment inspections, follows proper notice requirements, evicts residents, and imposes and collects late fees and other charges as allowable and stated in the terms of the lease. 
  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets current market and economic trends that may impact the property and implements short- and long-range marketing and leasing strategies to achieve the property’s occupancy and revenue goals. 
  • Promotes resident satisfaction and retention by responding to complaints, questions, and requests in a timely manner, and taking appropriate action to resolve and address service issues.   Ensures the property’s maintenance team members comply with the Company’s standards with respect to responding and completing resident service requests. 
  • Conducts regular property inspections and takes appropriate actions to ensure that the physical aspects of the property, grounds, buildings, and amenities meet established standards for safety, cleanliness, and general appearance and appeal.  
  •  Community Manager Supervises property staff by interviewing, hiring, orienting, and training employees, and manages their performance in accordance with Company policies, values, and business practices.
  • Assists in managing the client/owner relationship by meeting with the owners, conducting property tours, providing updates and information about the property’s performance, and responding to owner requests as needed.

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Additional Compensation:

  • Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, this role may be eligible to participate in an annual bonus program based on individual and company performance.
  • Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, this role may be eligible to participate in weekly, monthly, and/or quarterly bonus programs.

Robust Benefits Offered*:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability & Life insurance benefits. Low (free basic) employee Medical costs for employee-only coverage; costs discounted after 3 and 5 years of service.
  • Generous Paid Time off. All new hires start with 15 days of vacation, 4 personal days, 10 sick days, and 10 paid holidays. Plus your birthday off after 1 year of service! Additional vacation accrued with tenure.
  • For onsite team members, 20-40% housing discount at Greystar-managed communities.
  • 6-Week Paid Sabbatical after 10 years of service (and every 5 years thereafter).
  • 401(k) with Company Match up to 6% of pay after 6 months of service.
  • Paid Parental Leave and lifetime Fertility Benefit reimbursement up to $10,000 (includes adoption or surrogacy).
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, Pet Insurance and Legal Plans.
  • Charitable giving program and benefits.

*Benefits offered for full-time employees. For Union and Prevailing Wage roles, compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Greystar team member? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Professional
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Resourceful
  • Helpful
  • Confident

Benefits

Healthcare

Health insurance (including company-paid opportunities) is offered, along with competitive dental and vision insurance plan options

Retirement Planning

Flexible Spending Accounts and Employer-matched 401(k) plans are offered

Paid Time Off

Full-time team members receive generous paid time off – including your birthday! – as well as paid sick leave, personal days, and company holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Maternal and paternal paid leave is available for the birth or adoption of a child

Professional Development

Ongoing support is available for career advancement opportunities in addition to corporate training programs

Employee Assistance
Program

Experienced counselors are available 24/7 for confidential assistance to listen and help you find solutions at no cost to you

Note: Outlined benefits may vary by international region.

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