Director of Communities

Department

BMDC

Supervisor

Executive Director

Regular / Temp

Regular

Full / Part

Full-Time

Description

The Director of Communities, under the direction of the Executive Director, is a leadership position responsible for performing advanced management and leadership work of considerable difficulty which involves the planning, organizing and directing of BMDC (Bexar Management Development Corporation) management programs that includes property management and maintenance. Responsible for budget performance, vacancies, staffing, regulatory requirements, rent collections and client satisfaction, expanding affordable housing, and exploring partnership opportunities.

Responsibilities

Include the following but are not limited to the job specifications contained herin: 

  • Directs all property management activities related to the department, a portfolio which includes affordable and market rate units.
  •  Direct property compliance activities to ensure compliance with multiple affordable compliance programs to include tax credits, public housing, and bonds.
  •  Set and establish operating goals, reviews and monitors operations to ensure the department continues on track to meet established goals. • Prepares and maintains the capital plan and ensures the requirements of the physical needs assessment and/or budget are consistent with the plan. 
  • Collaborates with other directors and ensures that staff is getting the appropriate level of responsiveness from and to other departments. • Maintain communication with direct reports to ensure operational adjustments are completed in a timely manner to address failure to meet goals.
  •  Provide guidance and support to staff to ensure a cohesive, informed, and dedicated workforce.
  •  Analyze and evaluate personnel needs throughout the portfolio, including management, leasing, and maintenance personnel. Serve as final authority for hiring decisions, with recommendations from the Property Managers.
  •  Assure continuing education of staff through seminars, meetings, and training programs. Personally inspect each property in the portfolio on a regular basis (both scheduled and unscheduled visits), assuring the marketability of the community, interior and exterior.
  •  Direct the activities of the Compliance team to ensure the comprehensive compliance program is effective and that the staff are addressing non-compliance concerns via additional coaching, mentoring.
  •  Meet with direct report