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We're Hiring an Assistant Asset Manager!

Job Title: Assistant Asset Manager 

SFCLT is a membership based organization whose mission is to create permanently affordable, resident-controlled housing for low- to moderate-income people in San Francisco through community ownership of the land. We do this by acquiring apartment buildings at risk of eviction and convert them into resident-owned cooperatives. Currently SFCLT has five properties in its portfolio and is rapidly expanding.

The Assistant Asset Manager will help build and maintain a strong, well-functioning, community-based organization. Working closely with the Asset Manager, the AAM is responsible for helping to oversee and manage properties on SFCLT land, and support cooperative associations towards the goal of self-management and sustainability over the long-term. This includes all asset management responsibilities, communicating with third party property management, and coordinating with other program staff with the design and delivery of the education and technical assistance program. The ideal candidate will have experience working with people from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, will be passionate about the organization's mission, and experienced in property or asset management. This position requires someone who is able to self-manage, self-organized and has strong time management skills.

The Assistant Asset Manager will lead a coordinated effort to systems that support long-term stewardship of SFCLT homes (Co-ops and Rentals) and resident-governed co-op boards, focusing on the following stewardship responsibilities:

  1. Physical maintenance of buildings on SFCLT land
  2. Financial maintenance (budgets, financing, compliance reporting, and tax exemptions)
  3. Social capacity/leadership among resident co-ops (education/technical assistance)
  4. Marketing and Processing Vacancies
  5. Overseeing Renovations of SFCLT properties
  6. Tracking Impact Data on Units (affordable prices) and Households (income and assets)

Job Duties

  • Answer phones, open mail, file, data entry, reporting, etc. – all the good nonprofit-y office stuff!
  • Schedule and conduct annual income certifications with SFCLT residents
  • Provide support to Asset Manager with Welfare Exemption documentation
  • Provide support to Asset Manager with Annual Monitoring Report of SFCLT properties
  • Attend open houses, Housing Inspections, and other Property Management as needed
  • Assist with renovation work process with SFCLT owner’s representative, architect and contractors.
  • Assist with the re-sale and marketing process of CLT vacant units
  • Perform household income certifications and program eligibility assessments.
  • Help manage all annual compliance requirements for each property, including property taxes, insurance and reporting to lenders.
  • Manage SFCLT’s database of properties and members (e.g., data input, updates and reporting).
  • Provide educational workshops and technical assistance sessions for co-op boards and committees to help them achieve self-management goals (e.g., annual budgets, board elections, maintenance and vacancy processes, etc.).
  • Collaborate with other staff to provide pre-purchase co-op education and outreach to the general community.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with affordable housing asset management and compliance reporting.
  • Experience with affordable housing or community development organization, including experience working with low- and moderate-income households.
  • Experience with adult education or professional development training.
  • Demonstrated experience using a database (e.g., salesforce, homekeeper, filemaker, etc.) for managing data, assets and compliance reporting.
  • Ability to work in a community-based effort that involves people of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and the ability to quickly build strong working relationships with diverse groups of people.
  • Demonstrated experience with creating and managing budgets and tracking financial activities within Excel, Quickbooks or other financial software mediums.
  • Experience with completing annual income certifications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills, including good public speaking and meeting facilitation skills
  • Results-driven and team-oriented work style.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office software programs (Word, Excel) and databases.
  • Knowledge of SFCLT’s mission and values.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • San Francisco resident
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in some form of cooperative and knowledge about housing cooperatives
  • Experience with or demonstrated understanding of the community land trust model
  • Real estate experience in California (DRE license)
  • Public relations, marketing or preparing publications
  • Bilingual/bi-literate in Cantonese or Spanish

 

Salary and Benefits

Salary: $40,000 - 48,000 FTE, depending on experience

This position is currently funded at 0.80 FTE (32 hours/week) and will grow to full-time status as funding becomes available. SFCLT offers vacation, sick leave and health benefits.

Please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@sfclt.org, no phone calls please. Open until filled.