Senior Asset Director

Job Location: 
Milwaukee, WI
Full Job Description: 


Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, the Senior Asset Director is responsible for managing all aspects of one or more housing developments to ensure decent, affordable, and fiscally sound housing. The property may be a public housing development or private market units. The Senior Asset Director is responsible for the financial management, physical conditions, compliance, resident/occupancy issues, and community/resident relations.


TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

    Supervises Housing and Maintenance staff including, but not limited to, daily operations and maintenance, performance management, work assignments, disciplinary actions as may be required, time tracking, leave requests, interviewing, internal and Federal policy and procedure compliance, training functions, etc.

    Assists the Associate Director in developing, implementing and/or updating departmental goals, strategies, budgets, preventative programs, energy efficiencies, and annual maintenance programs and procedural manuals.

    Manages financial operations sites following departmental rules, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to: assisting in the preparation of annual operating budgets, submitting requests for goods and services within the established budget, oversees the inventory of all property, to ensure properties are operated consistently with HUD financial guidelines and procedures.

    Monitors and analyzes property and tenant data for properties in relation to industry best practices, public housing funding issues, market conditions, market trends, and demographic changes.

    Develops a strategic business plan for assigned property including annual and long-term capital and operational budgets.

    Works with the Associate Director to establish strategic objectives for portfolio including market position of property, occupancy, revenue, cost and resident services. Communicates these goals to appropriate staff. Develops, maintains and monitors Marketing Plan for the property.

    Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):


Knowledge of:

    Ability to plan, organize, implement and manage an assigned property in accordance with asset management principles.

    Considerable knowledge of management principles, methods and practices and their application to property management and asset management. Prefer knowledge of Low income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) programs.

    Ability to research and prepare financial analysis.

    Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures, federal and state laws and regulations related to property management and asset management. Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of building maintenance and repair.

    Some knowledge of hazards and safety precautions including Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) guidelines.

    Considerable knowledge of REAC standards or ability to learn quickly. Considerable ability to read and understand contracts, laws and regulations related to property management and asset management.

    Considerable computer proficiency required with spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and personal information management software. Prefer work experience and proficiency using property management software.

    Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; ability to assign, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate personnel.

    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinate employees, representatives of social agencies and civic groups, law enforcement officials, residents and the general public.

    Considerable knowledge of human behavior and social interaction as they relate to resident issues. Ability to prepare and present clear and accurate reports to diverse audiences.

    Ability to speak and understand Spanish is desired.

    Strong analytical skills.


TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science, or closely related field. Experience in residential property management. Experience in developing business and strategic plans for a residential property is desired.

Equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the above noted knowledge, skills and abilities may be accepted.


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):


Licensing Requirements:

Wisconsin Driver's License with fully insurable driving record


Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving:


Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for a specific program or functional area of responsibility within general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor. Frequently solves complex problems. End results are reviewed by supervisor. Strategic issues are referred to supervisor.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

Date Posted: 
Monday, November 26, 2018
Posting Expiration Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

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