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Director of Real Estate Operations / Property Management

Company: Open Sky Community Services Inc.
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Open Sky, we believe that every individual, no matter what challenges or life experience they have, deserves the chance to live a productive and meaningful life - to see beyond their perceived limitations so they can live beyond their own expectations. With that goal in mind, we put innovative, evidence-based practices - delivered by highly-trained and compassionate staff - to work in residential programs and community settings across Central Massachusetts every day. Join our team! By working at Open Sky, you will join over 1,100 dedicated, passionate professionals as we work together to positively impact the lives of the people we serve. Our passion is to build and maintain strong community relationships, and our efforts are informed by our commitment to the values of inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL people in our communities. Description Open Sky is seeking a skilled planner and great communicator to serve in the full-time position of Director of Real Estate Operations. Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Real Estate Operations is a new position responsible for providing direction, planning, and oversight for the portfolio of high quality owned and leased properties of Open Sky Community Services, which currently owns or leases over 80 different buildings and properties across Massachusetts. They are experienced in real estate, property management, project management, compliance, and working with government/regulatory agencies, especially those in and around Central Massachusetts. Additionally, the Director will have high-level leadership over Open Sky's established facilities/maintenance department. Please include a cover letter with your application which describes your portfolio/experience with strategic real estate acquisitions. Responsibilities Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Strategic real estate planning and acquisition, including: portfolio development, capital budgeting, and adherence to occupancy funding arrangements.
  • Tracking and managing real estate expenses; leading relationships with vendors and contractors.
  • Coordinating and overseeing project management for all construction, moves, renovation, and systems upgrade projects.
  • Utilizing financial models such as net present value (NPV), discounted cash flow models, and lease vs buy analyses to assess the value of real estate transactions.
  • Ensuring operational excellence for the Open Sky portfolio of properties, including the daily activities required to carry out the necessary and various functional services of Open Sky including safety and security, building maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Oversight of the agency facilities department, which includes a director of maintenance, manager of maintenance, and several maintenance technicians. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in business, real estate, project management, or related field strongly preferred. Ample alternate experience within real estate operations in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree will be considered.
    • 5+ years of experience in real estate operations required, with established track record of siting and acquiring properties.
    • Geographically local to Central Massachusetts region and able to commute to the programs of Open Sky.
    • Experience in project management and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization, from program leadership to executive leadership.
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and great attention to detail.
    • Ability to own and manage large projects, and to coordinate many people across the organization.
    • Proficient in Excel, including financial modeling and analysis. Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:
      • Supervision, Professional Development, and Training Opportunities
      • Generous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan
      • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
      • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program
      • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
      • And more! Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status. -

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services Inc., Worcester , Director of Real Estate Operations / Property Management, Executive , Worcester, Massachusetts

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