Lake Sherwood Estates Association (“LSEA”)
Job Description – Association Manager
Now in its 50th year, Lake Sherwood is a Homeowners’ Association operating a municipality with a solid infrastructure of utilities, 24-hour security, roads, dams, and amenities that include a community center, beach, pool, campground, parks and marina. Lake Sherwood’s 1600+ rugged acres of wooded hillsides with approximately 2200 lots are accentuated by a chain of six lakes. This active community association is seeking an onsite progressive, visionary leader with a strong, service-oriented approach to managing operations. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional who is engaged with the community, possesses interpersonal and managerial skills to lead and mentor employees and volunteers, and who is passionate about providing exceptional service to its members.
Candidates must show demonstrated ability in budget, finance, capital improvement, staff relations and supervision, and should have an entrepreneurial mindset to take on an administrative development/negotiating role for the community. This position will report directly to the LSEA Board of Directors.
- Support the Mission, Vision and Values of LSEA
- Coordinate LSEA’s strategies and activities
- Implement policies, practices and procedures
- Recommend to and confer with staff, Board of Directors and volunteer committees regarding plans, specifications, financial needs, reserves and capital improvements
- Manage projects in progress for adherence to project objectives and schedules
- Manage day-to-day community vendor follow up, construction administration and inspections
- Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate the work activities of key functional staff (approximately 10 full-time employees) and volunteers to accomplish work objectives and assignments
- Identify improvements in operational procedures and leverage software solutions to increase efficiency and address information needs
- Attend meetings with home owners and Board members as required
- Execute contracts with service providers and ensure compliance with specifications and adherence to local/state rules and regulations
The desired candidate will possess:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a focus on Public Administration or Business Administration; Master’s degree and/or CAI certification a plus
- Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, with ability to resolve issues among those with dissenting points of view
- Experience in managing a diverse team of department staff and volunteers
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Experience in process improvement and automation
- An openness to the possibility and benefits of compromise, especially when faced with divergent views
- Proven experience in municipal or association annual budgeting and economic development, including the improvement of existing programs
- Demonstrated managerial skills, i.e. strategic planning, designing, optimizing and implementing technologies that will help staff members improve productivity and performance
- Solid financial skills, with ability to suggest improvements
- Ability to present creative ideas for solving issues related to limited resources
- Ability to lead, mentor and develop relationships in a friendly and courteous manner
- Knowledge and understanding of public infrastructure
Preferred candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience (or equivalency) overseeing a municipal or association operation and budget. Equivalent combinations of experience and training may be considered in lieu of some listed qualifications. Candidate must be able to pass background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Salary and Benefits
The salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and level of expertise. A competitive benefit package is offered. Lake Sherwood Estates Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates are to send their resumes, references and salary expectations by email to: resumeLSEA@gmail.com. Resumes should be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 31 by 5 PM.
All communication must be conducted via the above email address.