EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

      

Positions are open until filled.

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing qualifications, a résumé to:

By mail:  SCIDpda Attn: Human Resources PO Box 3302 Seattle, WA 98114

By email: employment@scidpda.org

By fax: 206-467-6376

For more information email employment@scidpda.org.  No phone calls please.

       

CURRENT OPENINGS:

 

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Reports to:      Director of Finance

FSLA:              Full-time Exempt

Job Summary: Responsible for leading the accounting functions of the organization and the accounting department to ensure that best practices are met, that reporting is accurate and timely, that compliance requirements are met, and that the organization, the leadership team and the Board of Directors are well-supported by the finance department.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage all accounting functions, including general ledger, accounts payable, fixed assets and payroll.
  • Hire, train and supervise accounting staff.
  • Coordinate preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Review and analyze financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports for Finance Committee.
  • Review, monitor and project cash flow and future operating cash needs.
  • Manage bank accounts at multiple institutions.
  • Oversee preparation of state and local business taxes, maintenance of business licenses, and processing of 1099’s.
  • Contribute to annual operating plan, including budget, capital plan and strategic goals.
  • Monitor and update accounting and financial compliance, policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Manage annual external audit process.
  • Act as accounting software administrator.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit/governmental accounting desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve and apply critical thinking.
  • Strong analytical and consultative skills.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Strong people and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse staff.
  • Comfortable working within all levels of an organization, as well as externally.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritize and stay focused when faced with multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Experience with Yardi a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in accounting
  • Progressive experience supervising staff

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

SCIDpda Mission: To preserve, promote and develop the Seattle Chinatown International District as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood.

 

BUILDING MANAGER

Reports To:                      Senior Property Manager

Status:                              Non-Exempt

Housing:                           On-site unit optional and will be factored into compensation.

General Nature & Scope:  The Building Manager will provide services to building residents, facilitate on-site activities, coordinate and initiate maintenance services, lease apartment units, respond to resident and building emergencies and perform light maintenance and custodial duties for SCIDpda managed apartment buildings.  He/she will work closely with residents, housing applicants and SCIDpda staff to provide excellent housing services to the residents and its community.

Essential Duties:

  • Collect rent and maintain accurate recordkeeping related to resident accounts, files, and on-site records
  • Support and enforce all building rules and regulations; prepare notices, work with Property Manager regarding lease violations and other issues
  • Manage the annual tax credit re-certification process
  • Promptly respond to resident issues, requests and building emergencies
  • Lease vacant units – show available units, screen prospective residents for eligibility requirements, and respond to housing inquiries
  • Manage move-in and move-out processes; perform/coordinate unit turnovers, including cleaning and light painting; conduct new resident orientations; conduct move-in and move-out inspections
  • Work with Maintenance staff to coordinate and initiate maintenance services
  • Ensure that the building’s units, as well as common areas, outside areas, and offices are kept clean, secure, and in good repair by conducting regular building walk-throughs, perimeter checks, and unit inspections
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Train, schedule, supervise and evaluate the work of on-site Building Assistant.

Qualifications: The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read and write English; other language abilities a plus
  • Ability to work within a schedule to complete tasks in a self-directed manner
  • Customer service oriented and driven by the SCIDpda’s mission
  • Detail oriented
  • Pleasant and positive attitude
  • Good organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities
  • Experience working with a culturally and linguistically diverse population
  • Knowledge of Landlord/Tenant Law and WHFC Tax Credit occupancy regulations is required
  • Basic computer skills; knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet

Education & Experience: High school education. Any combination of experience and training that would likely to provide the ability to carry out the essential duties and required knowledge; skills and abilities will be considered.

Licenses or Certificates: None

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee in a Building Manager environment to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Work is performed in a resident building environment with a low to medium noise volume
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read, speak, stand, walk and sit
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds, work with cleaning products and paint
  • Frequent contact with residents and applicants
  • Exposure to a variety of living conditions

This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the general scope of responsibility. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities and should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

 

RESIDENT SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Reports To:                        Senior Housing Manager & Director of Community Initiatives

FLSA Status:                       Temporary Term-Limited (one-year) Non-Exempt

Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), a 45-year-old community development organization, serves one of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods. Its mission is to preserve, promote, and develop the Chinatown International District (CID) as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood. SCIDpda has been recognized locally and nationally for its innovation in three program areas: property operations, real estate development, and community economic development and engagement.  SCIDpda currently has 50 culturally competent staff, many whom speak a language other than English, which enables them to interact with our community.  Our staff have a deep love for the Chinatown International District, and understand the importance of our organization in serving the district.

General Nature & Scope:  The Resident Support Coordinator (RSC) reports to the Director of Community Initiatives (20%) and Senior Housing Manager (80%) and is part of the Property Management Team.  The RSC will work part-time with Community Initiatives staff to support SCIDpda’s neighborhood-wide activities.  A majority of the RSC’s time will be spent working with the housing team to ensure the needs of SCIDpda residents are being served.  The role ensures that our properties are a platform to meet our mission and values through community building, behavioral health supports, and meeting basic needs.

Essential Duties:

  1. Behavioral Health & Property Management Supports
    • Identify and coordinate case management elements that will be provided by case managers from outside provider organizations.
    • Intervene in crises and assist with building rule enforcement and lease compliance as necessary.
    • Provide information and referral services to residents as needed.
    • Provide education and support for residents to ensure success as leaseholders.
    • In collaboration with residents, building manager, and their treatment team, develop and track the progress of a housing stability plan.
    • Assist with unit inspection preparation in collaboration with the treatment team.
    • Regularly review and modify each resident’s housing stability plan to address housing retention barriers, and report progress to appropriate property management staff.
    • Assist with accessing supports to assist with housing stability.
    • Assist with facilitating communication between building managers and residents.
    • Document resident interactions appropriately.
    • Advocate for residents’ access to community resources and services, ensuring that residents’ needs are met and rights maintained; consult and collaborate with external community providers to ensure continuity of care.
  1. Community/Neighborhood-wide Initiatives
    • Support outreach and engagement efforts to residents in conjunction with CI Staff
    • Elevate resident livability issues (ex. transportation, education, walkability) to CI staff and work with staff to troubleshoot solutions
  1. Community Building, SCIDpda Resident Engagement, Basic Needs Coordination
    • Facilitate engagement of residents through creative, resourceful strategies that build trust and confidence.
    • Assist building manager to plan and implement community building events and activities at SCIDpda Buildings
    • Lead SCIDpda weekly meal and grocery operations in response to COVID-19.
    • Assist housing team in understanding and responding to the needs of families with Seattle Public School students living in SCIDpda housing.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated history of leadership both formal and informal, and across teams.
  • Experience with working with adults who have experienced behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse issues.
  • Experience working with adults who have experienced homelessness.
  • Experience working with individuals with limited English proficiency.
  • Experience working with immigrant and refugee populations
  • Knowledge of City of Seattle/regional behavioral health resources and how to obtain them.
  • Mental Health Professional status desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to shift focus as necessary, manage multiple priorities, and be flexible.
  • Proficiency in Windows-based computer programs (Microsoft Office); Yardi proficiency desirable.

Education & Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

  • Bachelor degree required, Master degree preferred.
  • Area of study in social work and behavioral health highly desirable

Licenses or Certificates:  none

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:  The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in a business office environment to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Work is performed in an office environment with a low noise volume.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read, speak, stand, walk, sit and use a computer keyboard and monitor.
  • Position may require occasional travel between residential buildings within the Chinatown-International District

This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the general scope of responsibility.  It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities and should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relieve other employees, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload as needed.


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