TITLE: Property Manager
REPORTS TO: CFO
STATUS: Hourly Exempt—Part-time status working 20 hours per week
SERVICE CENTER: Madison
Property Manager oversees the management of Girl Scouts of Wisconsin—Badgerland Council’s ten properties. Responsible for management of expenses and exploring revenue opportunities while providing leadership and supervision to maintenance and development of all council properties, office facilities, and campsites. Responsible for long-range maintenance and property plans.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides leadership and supervision to maintenance and development of all council properties, office facilities, and campsites, ensuring all development is consistent with the strategic program direction of the council; ensures all sites are well maintained and are in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws as well as with GSUSA guidelines and ACA regulations.
- Initiates and maintains contact with law enforcement and fire/rescue departments for all properties; ensures development, review, and implementation of the risk management plan and emergency procedures.
- Develops and maintains a risk management plan for all program operations and ensures compliance with all safety standards.
- Supervise Site Managers.
- Manage maintenance and service contracts in relation to vendors such as HVAC, lawn care and snow removal.
- Creates a culture of teamwork; develops a motivated and competent staff through effective supervision, performance evaluation, and development opportunities.
- Routinely travels to all ten locations in the council for site visits.
- Networks to build contacts, collaborations, and fundraising in the community.
- Works with Property Committee and volunteers.
- Contributes toward the effectiveness of council AA/EEO guidelines by reaching out to all diverse groups; provides equal access by acquiring knowledge and understanding of affirmative action; exhibits a nondiscriminatory attitude in all internal and external working relationships.
- Performs other related duties as requested.
Adaptability; Budget Administration; Conflict Management; Contract Management; Customer Responsiveness; Fostering Diversity; Fund Development; Interpersonal Relations; Judgment and Decision Making; Leadership; Oral Communication; Organizational Knowledge; Personal Integrity and Professional Conduct; Problem-Solving; Project Management and Evaluation; Property Management; Risk Management; Safety and Security; Self Management; Team-Building; Time Management.
The following are requirements that apply to all positions:
- To perform this position 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.
- Experience with committee work strongly desired.
- Experience serving on a committee preferred.
- Knowledge and experience in facilities/property management and employee supervision; maintain effective working relationships with staff and volunteers and be able to effectively supervise employees.
- Such knowledge and ability would normally be gained following graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and five years of work experience in a related field. Other combinations of education and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position may be considered.
- Experience with long-range planning and project management.
- Excellent public relations skills.
- Clear and effective verbal and written communication.
- Interpret and apply local, state, and federal laws applying to property development.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Prioritize, plan, and schedule assignments for self and staff supervised.
- Experience in budget development and financial analysis, outcomes based research, and data analysis.
- Capable of lifting 50 pounds routinely and up to 100 pounds occasionally.
- Meet the transportation requirements of the position; maintain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license; maintain eligibility for driving insurance coverage.
- Knowledge and skill in the safe use of electric, plumbing, carpentry, and power tools along with the ability to complete projects involving these skills.
- Handle emergency situations such as property power outages and alarm calls for the Beloit and Madison business offices.
- Basic computer skills.
- Work with individuals from diverse racial, cultural, religious, and socio-economical backgrounds in a professional manner.
- Be (or become) a registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
- Cope with stressors and demands that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable and defined levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained. (While all jobs involve dealing with stressors, the particular stressors may vary job to job).
- Adaptable and flexible to work environment including, but not limited to, working overtime, as business needs may require, handling multiple tasks concurrently, and easily adapting to new assignments, system, tools; produce clear, concise, accurate written communication, clearly conveying thoughts and ideas to peers, management, and customers; establish and maintain positive work relationships with peers, management, and customers displaying willingness to understand diverse points of view; learn and apply new equipment and tools within an acceptable timeframe; and assume ownership of assignments, completing commitments on time. (While all of these continuing responsibilities apply to all jobs in Girl Scouts the specific ways in which they apply may vary job to job).
Email cover letter and resume to Kathy Busse, Director of Human Resources at