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Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

POAH Communities is an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving affordable rental housing.  We are seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as a Part-Time Administrative Assistant to support the property management team at our Torringford West apartment development.  This individual will perform general clerical tasks, help manage the property management office, receive calls, take messages and route correspondence as well as contribute to small-scale projects.

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

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Solid verbal, written and customer service communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software (Microsoft Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • Project coordination experience and following-through on projects to successful completion
  • Confidence in creating effective solutions for how to deal with challenges or problems
  • Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of property management, real estate or affordable housing a plus
  • Flexibility, positive attitude, team orientation and willingness to learn are a must
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients and vendors
  • Sensitivity to confidential resident matters may be required


  • Perform administrative and office support activities
  • Maintain data and supporting information in internal property management database system
  • Receive and distribute mail to appropriate personnel
  • Seek opportunities to enhance communications and to build collaborative relationships with supervisors and colleagues.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Property Management

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Benefits include eligibility for 401k, holiday, bereavement and jury duty.

POAH Communities has specialized in the professional management of affordable multifamily housing for more than 25 years. POAH Communities became part of Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (“POAH") 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.

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