Location: 4300 Wilson Blvd Suite #800 Arlington, VA 22203
Type: Full Time
Salary: $105,000- $115,000
4 Year Degree
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This position serves as the primary resource for the Metro 40 - Apartment Association affiliated group. A Resource Director is charged with building the operational effectiveness of their assigned local Apartment Associations through the use of performance consultation to assess highest business needs and the delivery of relevant services in collaboration with specialists and other NAA resources. The position will lead and prioritize the collective work of this group to leverage results in the areas of membership growth, program expansion, advocacy, business planning and implementation of promotional plans of NAA products.
The position represents NAA in dealings with association executives and their volunteer leadership. Specifically, he/she represents NAA’s policy positions and procedures, while supporting the work of each individual affiliate in their affiliated group.
*Metro 40 Apartment Association Groups represent above 75k units.
Assess each association’s highest business needs and create and deliver appropriate consulting services and impact-focused projects
Build & maintain effective relationships with associations leaders to develop high levels of access, credibility and trust
Encourage a collaborative operating environment through association-to-association collaborations
Support and provide resources to assist affiliates with meeting the NAA Performing Standards
Demonstrate the highest levels of operational leadership and maintain a broad knowledge base of issues and opportunities impacting associations
Educate associations about NAA strategic priorities and encourage them to embrace best practices in their operations and business plans
Builds authentic relationships with Association Executives and their leadership which enhance the enhancement of their services
Be a conduit of information between the Metro 40 and NAA staff and leadership
Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner, that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience
Integrates logic, intuition, and sound judgment to analyze information to identify greatest opportunities, make sound decisions, and solve problems
Leads self and others through change by navigating ambiguity appropriately and adapting well to new situations, obstacles, and opportunities
Out-of-town travel is expected (up to 50%) for this position and sometime involves overnight and week-end travel.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in membership-driven trade or professional association, or national non-profit organization working with components
Bachelor's degree or applicable experience
Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time
Extensive background developing and delivering strategic solutions in core service areas
Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication and presentation skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Must possess a proven ability to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with individuals across a broad range of stakeholders
Hands on experience in managing and understanding the complexities of state and local trade/ industry associations; and ability to provide resources to components in support of their work in challenging settings.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
CAE Certification preferred
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To serve as a trusted, preeminent resource for all stakeholders in the rental housing industry through advocacy, education and collaboration.
The professionalism of the rental housing industry is interconnected with the principles of the Fair Housing Act and based on the concept that all people should be treated equally. We do not tolerate incivility toward one’s fellow citizen based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, economic status or any other attribute or characteristic. Our industry and our nation are strongest when we all work together. In accordance with these principles, the National Apartment Association condemns any act of discrimination and/or violence.
NAA operates in a spacious, modern, high-rise office that is conveniently located in the exciting business district of Ballston in Arlington, VA. Located just a few miles from Washington, D.C. and just two blocks from the Ballston Metro stop, we are easily accessible from any Washington suburb via public transportation and major highways.
We offer an exceptional employee benefits package and a busy, challenging work environment.