Project Manager (2735)

DESC - Seattle, WA3.8

30+ days ago
86 Aurora Supportive Housing

Aurora Supportive Housing

Driving Requirement:

Office Day

Days Off:
Saturday, Sunday

Shift Differential:

Insurance Benefits:
Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, Medical

Other Benefits:
Paid Time Off (34 days per year), ORCA card subsidy, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Oversee all operations of the Aurora House in accordance with all Management and Service plans, DESC operating policies and procedures, and in conjunction with the Housing Program Manager.
  • Manage all project operations in a fashion that is compliant with all project contracts.
  • Orient, schedule, supervise and evaluate all project staff. Directly supervise Clinical Support Specialists; indirectly supervise all other project staff. Facilitate staff meetings.
  • Ensure enforcement of project rules to promote safety and security of staff and clients. Issue formal notices and assist Housing Program Manager with eviction processes as necessary.
  • Respond to emergencies and intervene in crises as necessary.
  • Coordinate resident selection, move-in, and orientation process, in compliance with all project contracts.
  • In conjunction with DESC clinical supervisors and managers coordinate program integration for service delivery in housing project.
  • Work collaboratively as part of Housing Management Team, for productivity, contract compliance and overall best practices.
  • Manage process to collect rent, security deposits and other charges to ensure that all funds are collected in a timely fashion.
  • Fill in for absent staff, during and outside of normal working hours, if necessary.
  • Coordinate facility maintenance with Facilities Manager.
  • Coordinate data collection process in accordance with project compliance and evaluation activities.
  • Approve expenditures and coordinate orders for operating and office supplies.
  • Report extraordinary occurrences to Manager of Supportive Housing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • MSW or related degree. BA in social or behavioral science and substantial relevant employment experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Three years direct clinical service experience required.
  • Supervisory and program management experience preferred.
  • One year property management experience desired.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish desired.
  • Experience in supportive housing desired.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff from various backgrounds and disciplines.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients displaying a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behavior.
  • Commitment to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across agency programs and of consideration and respect for clients.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required sit for long periods of time, communicate with other persons by talking and hearing, required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds and to operate computer hardware systems. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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