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Administrative Assistant/Assistant Property Manager (PT)

POAH Communities is an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving ‘at risk’ affordable rental housing.  We are seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a Part-Time (16 hours) Administrative Assistant/Assistant Property Manager for our Colony Plaza apartment development in Excelsior Springs, MO. This individual will be a bright and dynamic leader with hands-on experience and the demonstrated ability to successfully manage staff and oversee day-to-day operations. 

POAH Communities has specialized in the professional management of affordable multifamily housing for more than 25 years. Initially founded as Midland Property Management, Inc., POAH Communities became part of the Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (“POAH") family in 2001, and currently manages close to 9,000 affordable housing apartments in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. POAH Communities has 350 staff members and maintains offices in Kansas City, Boston and Chicago.

About the Opportunity

The Assistant Property Manager position will manage the following:

  • Ensure that systems are aligned within the parameters of HUD and state housing agency.
  • Guarantee all applicable regulations are in place or created to maximize resident and employee safety and health.
  • Make certain that all contracts are professionally prepared and that adequate engineering specifications are contractually incorporated for all major repair work.
  • Ensure that compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws are maintained.
  • Assist in collecting rents, processing move-ins / move-outs in the Yardi system, completing annual and interim certifications of households.
  • Work closely with other staff members who work in the property’s office or who may also work in the maintenance area


Reporting to the Property Manager, the successful candidate will thrive in a team oriented environment and should possess the following:

  • Previous experience with government-assisted and subsidized housing programs is required.
  • Certified as a Tax Credit Specialist and/or Certified Occupancy Specialist.
  • Hands-on experience and demonstrated ability to successfully assist in day-to-day operations, maintenance programs, marketing and leasing activities, occupancy and annual tenant certifications.
  • Strong verbal, written and customer service communication skills are essential; computer proficiency (specifically in MS-Word, Excel, and Outlook) is a plus, as is familiarity with Yardi software.
  • Ability to envision and create, in concert with manager, residents and staff, a harmonious, cohesive atmosphere.
  • Flexibility, positive attitude, team orientation and willingness to learn are a must!  

If you are interested and meet the requirements, we encourage you to apply by using the following link:

Candidates for this position should also possess relevant experience and knowledge of office management.  Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.  

POAH COMMUNITIES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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