The Regional Director of Property Operations (RDPO) is accountable for overseeing and ensuring the quality of our housing and the financial sustainability of a portfolio of affordable housing developments as designated by the Agency Director. The RDPO oversees housing operations, supervises housing management and maintenance staff, and is accountable for financial and key performance indicators of the assigned portfolio; and works closely with other departments or community agencies that provide supportive services to residents.
The Management Staff consists of an Area Director of Property Operations (ADPO), Property Managers, Assistant Managers and Maintenance Staff. The ADPO and Managers at each site oversee the property management activities on site, and coordinate with the maintenance team for service to their buildings. The RDPO will directly supervise the ADPO and Managers and oversee all aspects of the housing operations of this group of buildings, ensuring high quality housing promoting housing stability, sound financial management, compliance with funder requirements, and long-term planning for building maintenance to ensure residents are well served by these buildings for many years to come. Additionally the RDPO will participate in advocacy activities and represent the agency to the government and community organizations that work to serve the poor and vulnerable.
The SW Farmworker portfolio has 7 properties – 3 located in Centralia that provide 171 units, 1 located in Kelso with 26 units and 3 located in Woodland with two sharing the campus at 77 units and the other within a mile distance providing 51 units.
These properties are operating in support of economic development initiatives focused on the Farmworker community in Western Washington. Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services have implemented initiatives that focus on what we call “Communities of Concern.” They are the poor and low-wage earners in the Black, urban Native American and Latino/Chicano communities. In these initiatives, we focus on creating community economic opportunities through the development of affordable housing, transformative services and the authentic promotion of asset acquisition. The person in this role will be responsible for expanding this initiative specifically in the southwest region of Western Washington through new housing development and creating partnerships that provide resources and stability for the families and the properties. The person in this position will need to be bilingual in Spanish and English, familiar with the region and specifically knowledgeable of the farmworker community. The ADPO will work directly within the portfolio region on a daily basis with some travel to Tacoma and Seattle.
Position is F/T, 37.5 hours per week.
Salary DOE, with excellent benefits and generous paid leave.
SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP:
PROPERTY OPERATIONS MONITORING:
DEVELOP SERVICES: This position will be responsible for developing services to support the families that live in our buildings based on their needs such as advocacy, interpreter services, employment resources and partnerships, immigration services, access to rent assistance and basic needs, and other emergency services including domestic violence.
BUILDING SAFETY AND SECURITY:
NEW PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: