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Assistant Community Manager in Chicago, IL at Laramar Group

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1806 North Halsted Street
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018

Job Description

Why should I work for Laramar? Laramar delivers an unparalleled level of service to the real estate industry. We have grown into a national company with corporate offices in Chicago and Denver. Our success is attributed to our people. We have a well-trained team of real estate professionals who love their work and honor their commitment to our clients and our residents. If you are seeking a position where your enthusiasm, passion, and creativity are welcome, join the Laramar team!

Where is the job? You will work out of the Chicago office. Our Assistant Managers support our small-building portfolio.

Are there perks? Yes! Laramar offers medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, Company paid life insurance along with paid short- and long-term disability insurance, six paid holidays, a generous paid time off program, and offers a 401k with match up to 3.5%.

The job: Assistant Community Managers are responsible for financial and bookkeeping operations. They also manage the property in the manager’s absence. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Stay on the cutting edge of market conditions, trends and product knowledge in the community and competitive communities
  • Oversee and direct efforts to maximize rental income and high occupancy through sales and marketing plans
  • Show, lease, and move in prospective residents
  • Play an active role in achieving community financial goals by assisting in the development, preparation, and administration of the community’s capital and operating budgets
  • Receive and collect all rent and receipts
  • Maintain resident files, ensuring completeness and accuracy of all paperwork and documentation
  • Review and approve Statements of Deposit Accounts, ensuring all are timely and comply with state law
  • Maintain a calendar of scheduled move-ins, ensuring all move-in appointments are completed and all apartments inspected and compliant
  • Prepare and deliver all legal and formal notices in accordance with state law, including but not limited to late notices, change in term notices, and notices of violation of community rules and regulations
  • Resolve resident complaints and direct pertinent issues and matters to the community manager
  • Initiate evictions by preparing copies and forwarding all appropriate paperwork for legal evictions or other legal proceedings; ensure all evictions and legal proceedings are followed through to completion
  • Maintain all account records and transactions including NSF's, rent allowances, concessions, rent increases and other management-approved debits and credits
  • Ensure timely collections of all rent receipts through the preparation and distribution of delinquency reports to the community manager

Job Requirements

Education and experience:

  • High school education or equivalent is required; college degree is a plus but not a requirement
  • Two years minimum experience in residential property management
  • Illinois Leasing License required
  • Ability to fluently read and write English accurately
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical functions

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