Senior Community Manager

Management Peoria, Illinois


Wallick is currently seeking a qualified Senior Property Manager with primary responsibility for the Parkwood Commons Apartments in Peoria, ILThis position manages the operations of this apartment community, including all on-site staff. You will be positioned for complete success through our innovative training and onboarding program before you set foot on your properties. The pay for this position is $55,000 - $75,000 per year.

Wallick Communities, founded in 1966, is a diversified organization specializing in the development, construction and management of affordable multi-family housing and senior living communities including memory care.
 Wallick Mission: Opening doors to homes, opportunity, and hope.   
 Wallick Values: Our Values flow directly from our Mission and set the expectation for how all associates work together.  These values are:  
  • Care
  • Character
  • Collaboration
How You will Contribute: In accordance with the Wallick Mission and Values, the Senior Community manager has multi-site property management responsibility for a cluster of affordable communities within a defined geographical area consisting of from 2 – 5 communities and/or a minimum of 200 units within the cluster. 
 Your Responsibilities 
  • Manage multi-site staff to include timely completion of tasks and adherence to all Company and government-related policies and standards.
  •  Ensure staff takes advantage of development opportunities
  •  When appropriate, discipline staff for substandard work performance under the direction of the Regional Supervisor
  •  Ensure any vacant positions that come available are filled with qualified staff
  • Must maintain acceptable levels of occupancy (minimum 96% for conventional/tax credit, 98% for section 8)
  • Assist Regional Supervisor with annual budget process: Maintain such for each community within the cluster
  • Audit all required paperwork and reports to ensure compliance according to Company standards and governing regulations
  • Ensure rental unit inspections (move-in, occupied (performed quarterly), annual, and move-out) are completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure collections of all monies due to the community (i.e. rent) are received
  • Manages new resident rental application process
  • Maintain positive relationship with the community owners/management, local law enforcement and residents
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Success Criteria: 
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have a minimum of 2 – 4 years previous in property management or similar experience in social services leadership roles
  • Must have a minimum of 1– 3 years previous experience in a management role, directing the workflow of other associates
  • Must have a basic knowledge of accounting and budgeting
  • Ability to organize and schedule work of others
  • Nice to have basic knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing public housing. 
  • Proficiency in operating a computer and Microsoft Word and Excel software is required
 Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:  Valid driver’s license. COS, LIHTC, HCCP, AHM are plusses
How Wallick Supports You:   
  • Pay on-demand (access your money as soon as you earn it) 
  • Paid time off & Holiday Pay
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance effective the first day of the next pay period following the date of hire, typically within 2 weeks.
  • Company provided uniforms.
  • Gym membership or Fitness equipment reimbursement
  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance.
  • Voluntary life, short-term disability, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity coverage
  • 401(k) with a company match after 90 days
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
 Job Competencies:  
  • Detail Orientation - Ability to pay close attention to detail to prevent mistakes
  • Financial Management - General understanding of cost control, NOI and budgets
  • Leadership - Demonstrates an ability to lead people and get results through others; able to organize, lead, and direct work flow of subordinates; directs others; and encourage career development
  • Problem Analysis and Response - Identifies areas of improvement; and qualifies and prioritizes response
  • Time Management - Able to organize and manage multiple priorities; uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; and concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities
 Physical demands: Position requires general office work (sitting, standing); manual dexterity needed for computer work with keyboard and mouse; requires walking, talking, seeing, hearing. 
 Work environment:  Requires extensive traveling to apartment communities within the cluster.   Position requires the majority of the work to be performed indoors, some outdoors while at various communities.  Inside working conditions are in an office setting.  Outdoor conditions may require extensive walking throughout the various communities. 
 Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.