METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
Position Open: October 9, 2019
Position Closing Date: Until Filled
Position: Leasing Assistant
Salary Range: $38,515 - $50,072 annually, plus benefits
Come join our team as a Leasing Assistant in our Affordable Housing Department. In this role, you will perform a variety of financial and administrative duties supporting the property manager, as well as data entry under the supervision of the Property Manager or Senior Leasing Assistant. Leasing assistants are responsible for providing administrative support, customer service, clerical expertise, general accounting and leasing duties of an affordable housing property.
MDHA offers competitive salaries and an amazing retirement program.
Our Mission is to create affordable housing opportunities, support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Two years of college education plus one (1) year of experience in property management, leasing or apartment rental experience.
Candidates with accreditation earned in foreign institutes are encouraged to apply.
Assists in the admission process for residency at property site;
prepares and maintains complete resident files;
accurately charge and post rent payments and other charges and process daily bank report;
calculates rent, late fees and other charges and posts to residents’ accounts;
answers telephone calls and handles residents’ complaints and requests in a courteous manner;
prepares invoices and receipts to tenants;
performs back-up duties to property manager in their absence, and communicates with property manager;
assists with tenant move-in and move-out;
prepares fiscal and management reports;
assists property manager in scheduling inspections, make-ready processes and resident interviews;
assists property manager in procurement purchases and vendor information; orders office supplies and maintains office spending budget;
efficient and timely processing of all required administrative forms, reports and related information;
maintains a professional appearance and attitude;
assists Property Manager in collection of delinquent rents;
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles and practices of affordable housing and federal, state and local laws and regulations governing housing operations;
ability to establish working relationships with property managers, service partners and low income residents;
detail oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks;
ability to work in a fast paced team centered work environment
Yardi and Microsoft software experience
Knowledge and experience in HUD and Affordable Housing programs
Knowledge and experience in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
Prior leasing or property management experience
Customer service, accounting, and administrative support experience
Valid Tennessee Driver’s License