Employment Opportunities

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We employ people that believe in The Resurrection Project’s mission, and offer opportunities for personal growth. We have achieved our success because of the people we employ.

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send us your resume and cover letter by e-mail at [email protected]

Please send all resumes and cover letters to the attention of our Human Resources Department. We kindly request no phone calls please.

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Director of Asset Management

08/11/2020

The Director of Asset Management will be responsible for planning and monitoring the operational and financial performance of the portfolio, benchmarking, and the refinancing and rehabilitation necessary to preserve the portfolio. This position will serve as primary contact for all investor relationships. The Director of Asset Management’s team will be responsible for all tenant certifications and will serve as final approval of all tenant move-in activity. Current rental portfolio consists of 600 units and growing, a mix of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8 vouchers, IHDA, and naturally occurring affordable housing.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish annual property-level and portfolio-level performance budgets, goals and Key Performance Indicators
  • Provide monthly operating reports measuring occupancy, waitlist, vacancies, NOI, capital expenditures, and overall financial performance.
  • Develop and propose company capital expenditure planning priorities and ongoing maintenance programs in partnership with Real Estate Development.
  • Coordinate transition from development to operations including document transition, creation of property binders, regulatory compliance, budgeting, LP payment and 8609 processing
  • Develop and communicate strategic recommendations regarding optimal exit strategies; coordinate and execute successful asset dispositions
  • Review all monthly physical and financial reports with the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Work with the Director of Property Management to develop a course of action to address required expenditures which were not budgeted, or which would bring a project over budget. Provide constructive input to property management when adverse performance trends arise and actively participate in development corrective management plans.
  • Develop a collaborative, team environment with strong communication and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Analyze and recommend new property acquisitions and potential new development while working in close collaboration with Real Estate Development. Assist in the due diligence and underwriting of potential acquisitions.
  • Monitor all aspects of partnership performance of Tax Credit portfolio including but not limited to status of proforma, equity accounts, future buy-outs, debt refinancing and capital planning.
  • Respond to various requests for information from Regulatory Agencies, lenders and investment partners.
  • Ensure all tenants are compliant with move-in requirements, serve as final approver of all move-ins, and ensure annual recertifications are performed as required
  • Submit all required internal and external reports. Attend and participate in required organizational programs, board, committee and staff meetings.
  • Ensure rent and utility limits are updated and correct in Property Management software
  • Give final approval to tenant selection and affirmative action marketing plans created by Property Management
  • Approve/Reject potential real estate development deals (via review of Executive Project Summary)
  • Oversee replacement reserve accounts usage and direct withdrawals as needed
  • Oversee compliance with Yardi property management software
  • Develop and supervise assigned staff, including recruitment and selection; scheduling and job assignments; counseling/coaching; development and training; performance evaluation; and recommending salary, disciplinary and other personnel actions in accord with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Update operating procedures for all functional roles.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Develop and maintain a network with community organizations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Achievement of cash flow on all portfolio properties as budgeted.
  • Timely production of financial analysis, feasibility studies, pro formas, and operating budgets.
  • Timely, quality production of financial evaluation tools, operational budgets, and other documents
  • Effective, consistent execution of supervision responsibilities, including coaching, mentoring, evaluation, training, and development.
  • Effective management of assigned division budget.
  • Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, leaders, and partners.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP's rental goals and organizational mission.
  • Active participation in required staff and community development meetings and programs, with the ability to speak of a demonstrated understanding of market conditions and trends.
  • Accurate and effective communication with TRP staff, partners, and clients.
  • Effective coordination with other department members to achieve organization goals.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum educational requirement. Master’s Degree in real estate or finance is strongly preferred.
  • Managing Broker license strongly preferred
  • Minimum seven years’ work experience with increasing responsibilities in real estate portfolio management or a related field.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in budget development and financial analysis, residential and commercial lease negotiations, and real estate development. Proven track record of success in these areas.
  • Have a commitment to community development.
  • Possess strong mathematical and interpersonal skills.
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Represent the organization professionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Word, Excel, Access and other relevant software.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver's license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies.

Supervisory Relationship: Chief Financial Officer

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt. Salary commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Staff Attorney, Immigration Legal Services Program

08/11/2020

The Resurrection Project offers high-quality immigration legal services aimed at protecting Illinois residents and reuniting immigrants with their families. Our attorneys and accredited case representatives consult community members on a variety of services, including: citizenship, family petitions, adjustment of status, DACA renewals, U-Visa and VAWA for victims of domestic violence, removal defense, bond hearings, and asylum.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Services, Case Management, and Data Collection Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert consultation and representation to clients and potential clients including case preparation and follow-up.
  • Conduct weekly legal intake interviews to assess a client’s immigration status, eligibility, and admissibility issues. Handle immigration matters including U-visa, VAWA, TPS, asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), naturalization, petitions for family relatives, and removal defense.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Keep current on changes in immigration law and procedures through research and trainings.
  • Make appropriate referrals as necessary for immigration legal services beyond the scope of the program.
  • Maintain comprehensive up-to-date notes of client contact, indicating date, subject matter, and resolution in the client file, per TRP’s Immigration Legal Services Program procedures, and notify client of all activity regarding their case in a timely manner.
  • Actively participate in case review and other meetings needed to effectively provide excellent quality service to all clients.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Juris Doctorate degree and two or more years practicing immigration law required. Experience handling bond, asylum, and removal defense cases strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, writing, and organization skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and case management software.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

    • Office hours are Tues-Sat
    • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
    • Access to a car, valid driver’s license and insurance, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state

Supervisory Relationship: Managing Attorney of Immigration Legal Services Program

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Property Manager

08/11/2020

The Property Manager is responsible for tenant relations, leasing vacant apartments, lease re-certifications, property inspections, rent collections, evictions, budgets, and coordinating building maintenance. The Property Manager is responsible for strategic planning of the department and working with other departments to further the overall mission of the organization.

The immediate objective of the Property Manager is to keep in compliance the portfolio properties and strive to improve all aspects of assets, including providing excellent customer service. The Property Manager will work closely with all Property Management staff to accomplish identified organizational goals.

Property Manager will assist in preparation of annual budget and monitor expenses and complete monthly variance report created by accounting department.

Property Managers will work hand in hand with the maintenance department to ensure for the provision of excellence in housing standards.

Property Managers are on call 24hrs a day for emergencies.

Additional duties of the Property Manager include promotion and relationship building efforts related to other TRP initiatives, products, and/or services such as Community Programs, Organizing, Financial Wellness, Resource Development, and others as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Tenant Relations:

  • Maintain effective tenant relations with all tenants in order to ensure they are aware of their rights and responsibilities.
  • Resolve tenant issues, concerns, disputes as needed.
  • Work in conjunction with other departments to provide excellence in housing.
  • Prepare notices for residents in regards to upcoming meetings, access to units, inspections, and general building notices.
  • Prepare lease violation letters to tenants that breach lease, building rules, lease riders or other similar violations. Provide as much as information as possible and highlight areas that tenant failed to comply.
  • Meet with tenants on a quarterly basis in regards to building issues, management updates, and seasonal changes.
  • Coordinate Move-In and Move-out inspections.
  • Hold monthly property meetings and/or create for approval monthly newsletters.
  • Maintain updated tenant contact information in Property Management Software.
  • Coordinate all pest related issues including attending and monitoring treatment processes.
  • Keep inventory of keys for properties and parking lot parking space assignments and permits issued.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance, Fair Housing law, and regulatory agreements with financial supporters, including but not limited to, programs with: the City of Chicago Department, Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), HUD, CHA, CLIHTF, LIHTCs, financial institutions, and other sources of renter subsidies and affordable rental financing.

Tenant Lease Re-Certification/Renewal:

  • Ensures that tenant files are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Conducts lease signing with tenants for renewals, new move-ins and recertifications.
  • Meet with tenants to discuss lease violations within 2 days of the occurrence.
  • Periodically performs inspections of properties and notifies Maintenance Supervisor of work that is needed.
  • Keeps up-to date with developments in the field of compliance and regulatory requirements for properties.
  • Prepare and have approved lease violations and/or 30 day and /or 10 day notices for non-compliance with terms of leases.
  • Update property management software with Lease, Lease signing dates, and Lease Addendum’s/Riders and Ensure compliance with the City of Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO, City of Chicago security deposit interest.

Rent Collections:

  • Works with Senior Property Manager in monitoring tenant ledgers for delinquency.
  • Refers tenant to Financial Wellness Department to set up tenant’s savings budget and/or refer them to social service agencies for financial assistance.
  • Update tenant accounts with subsidies as assigned by subsidy agencies.
  • Serve 5 and/or 30 day notices by tenth of each month for all tenant rents not paid.
  • Review tenant ledgers with Director of Property Management for discrepancies and make adjustments as necessary.
  • File unpaid 5 day notices by the 15th of each month to attorney.
  • Prepares documentation to initiate legal proceedings for eviction and/or collections of tenants who fail to pay rent and/other charges, for lease violations, or other characteristics.

Maintenance:

  • Coordinates work orders with Maintenance.
  • Submits work orders property management software.
  • Makes sure work orders are being completed and charged accordingly.
  • Informs Maintenance Supervisor about new and upcoming vacancies and updates property management software.
  • Analyze with Maintenance Supervisor damages to vacant units.

Budgets and Reporting:

  • Works together with Director of Property Management, Director of Finance to prepare and update property budgets.
  • Reviews all monthly reports financial/operational. Works with Director of Property Management to develop course of action to address un-budgeted required expenditures or those that would bring the project over budget.
  • Assist in maintaining all buildings and grounds in an acceptable manner and in accordance to Capital Improvement budget

Performance Measures

  • Increase tenant attendance to TRP activities, workshops and planned events.
  • Achievement of 5% vacancy rate as maximum for entire portfolio.
  • Timely, quality production of compliance reports, marketing materials and other documents.
  • Achievement of 95% collection of rent on time.
  • Start eviction process within ten days of non-payment.
  • Effective management of property budget created.
  • Achievement of positive cash flow for entire portfolio.
  • Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, leaders, and partners.
  • Maintain a network of among property management staff at other community organizations.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is the preferred minimum educational level plus experience in property management, asset management, affordable housing, non-profits and/or community development.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist, Blended Occupancy Specialist, and Illinois Leasing License within 6 months of employment.
  • Public Housing rental housing guideline knowledge or the ability to obtain the RIM Public Housing Rent Calculation designation within six months of employment.
  • Attendance of the CHA Yardi training and passing the exam ensuring the issuance of a Yardi password.
  • Maintain Illinois Leasing License.
  • Obtain TCS Tax Credit Specialist Designation and update as required.
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish Preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Property Management software, and Internet required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies. Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP’s rental goals and organizational mission.

Supervisory Relationship: Director of Property Management

Position Classification: Exempt. Salary commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Maintenance Technician

08/11/2020

The maintenance tech floater is responsible for the daily cleaning and maintenance of all TRP-owned and managed facilities. The Maintenance Tech is responsible for custodial, preventive, corrective, deferred, and emergency maintenance. That includes, but is not limited to, ground and public housekeeping of the properties, such as exterior and interior areas common areas. They ensure the safe operation of the property and works as a team with other TRP Property Management staff for the well-being of residents and guests.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect the assigned building and grounds on a daily basis for any unsafe conditions or security concerns, graffiti, litter, or vandalism, and remove, correct, or report information to the Maintenance Supervisor, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, Property Manager and/or the VP of Property Management immediately.
  • Exterior cleaning includes the grounds (sidewalk, walkways, stairways, and landscaped areas), rear yard and fixtures as scheduled, and to shovel and salt sidewalks as needed.
  • Interior cleaning includes sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming runners, cleaning windows and window sills in the building entrance, bathrooms, showers, the common shared kitchen, alcoves, stairways, mechanical rooms, janitor closets, basement area, hallways, rear yard and adjacent alley, parking lots/areas and other public areas as needed.
  • Maintain restrooms in clean working order, wiping down toilets, sinks, mirrors, walls.
  • Remove garbage from all trash cans and waste baskets. Garbage cans, dumpsters, garbage rooms, and surrounding areas must be kept clean and the floors free of garbage.
  • Perform maintenance repairs and report major issues to TRP supervision immediately.
  • Maintain repair and janitorial inventories for each property assigned.
  • Assist supervisory staff and coworkers as requested.
  • Complete preventative maintenance per schedules developed.
  • Create and maintain property parts and janitorial supply inventories.
  • Complete work orders and complete on paper copy listing work done, supplies used and time spent to complete each task and enter data into TRP HDS database daily as completed or status updated.
  • Turn in completed work orders daily to supervision.
  • Enter completed work orders daily into HDS database.
  • Close out work order in Yardi database listing parts used, time spent and work performed.
  • Follow Fair Housing guidelines when interacting with residents, neighbors and vendors alike.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Maintain decent, safe, and sanitary area of all properties.
  • Efficient use of equipment.
  • Use safety equipment as needed.
  • Complete work orders and preventative maintenance timely.
  • Ensure cleaning and repairs are done to TRP standards.
  • Create property inventories for parts, equipment and janitorial supplies and maintain accordingly.
  • Communicate with TRP coworkers, vendors and residents clearly and timely.
  • Enter completed work orders into HDS database as completed and/or update required.
  • Report to work site.
  • Prepare request order forms for supplies in advance.
  • Notify Property Management Supervisory Staff of building issues.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is the preferred minimum educational level, plus experience as janitor or related experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Property Management software, and internet required.
  • Must be able to use chemical or cleaning solutions to perform duties.
  • Must be able to operate and maintain mechanical equipment and tools.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and use safe working habits.
  • Must wear company provided uniform at all times while on the job.
  • Consistent attention to details.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Physical requirements include lifting 35-50 pounds in weight, exerting up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license with proof of insurance, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • The use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder and maneuver on uneven surfaces.
  • May be subject to indoor/outdoor noise, vibration, weather, and other environmental conditions.
  • Must be able to bend to pick up items from the floor or to wipe down surfaces as necessary to keep the floor area clean of debris.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, gloves, and back-support as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with staff and residents.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Supervisory Relationship: Director of Property Management

Position Classification: Hourly, commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Re-Certification Associate

08/11/2020

The Re-Certification Associate must be team oriented with experience in affordable housing, residential property management. This individual will be responsible for providing assistance with recertifications, inspections, leasing, tenant relations and assisting the office staff. The candidate must excel in providing superior customer service to residents. Tax Credit experience a must.

The immediate objective of the Re-Certification Associate is to monitor all tenant files, including file compliance, recertifications, interim recertifications, and appropriate documentation, are followed, monitored and completed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process re-certifications (i.e., set up interviews, assist with filling out forms, follows up with processing information, calculates income, prepares leases).
  • Assist with the preparations of tenant file audits and processing intake applications.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of Landlord Tenant Ordinance, Fair Housing Law, and regulatory agreements with financial supporters, including but not limited to affordable housing rental funding programs.
  • Process invoices and tenant chargebacks.
  • Communicate with residents, address their concerns and follow-up with the Property Manager if the issue isn't resolved.
  • Conducts housekeeping inspections on an annual basis.
  • Assist to cultivate, manage, and expand relations with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP's rental goals and organization mission.
  • Provide assistance to the Property Management team as needed.
  • Monitors make-ready status of vacant apartments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Assisting with completing re-certifications.
  • Working on the resident file audits and intake for new rental applications.
  • Conducting inspections.
  • Provide written and verbal communication with the Property Management staff.
  • Effective, accurate, and consistent execution of day-today responsibilities.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and programs.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • 2 years plus experience in property management, asset management and/or affordable housing.
  • Bachelor's Degree is a plus.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist or Blended Occupancy Specialist.
  • Illinois Leasing License required or will need to obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • Must have working knowledge of LIHTC guidelines and/or Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) certification designation.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Property Management software, and Internet required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Bilingual is a plus.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies. Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP’s rental goals and organizational mission.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Supervisory Relationship: Compliance Manager

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 10315 W. Palmer, Melrose Park, IL 60164

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608