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Community Housing Network, Inc. (CHN) provides safe affordable rental housing and linkage to supportive services for people disabled by mental illness, addiction disorders, and histories of homelessness.  CHN serves as a developer, owner, and property manager, and facilitates access to rent subsidies and private housing.

Come work with a team of dynamic professionals who dedicate their services and skills to creating opportunities for success within our community. The Community Housing Network is a nonprofit helping the people of central Ohio since 1987. Bring your knowledge and passion to help CHN impact our community. Share in our values by empowering people, solving problems, building relationships, being curious, and having fun.

Maintenance Technician

Columbus, OH

As a Maintenance Technician you will provide direct support to the maintenance operations of CHN.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to requests for repairs in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Provide general plumbing, painting, HVAC, carpentry, appliance and electrical expertise and other assigned maintenance duties in the upkeep and maintenance of CHN properties and residences.

  • Conduct inspections of units for move-outs and adherence to housing quality standards.

  • Complete appropriate work write-ups for vacant units.

  • Compete routine property inspections. 

  • Communicate with Property Managers and other CHN staff to discuss resident problems and concerns.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.

  • 2+ years of apartment maintenance experience preferred.

  • Ability to solve routine maintenance problems quickly and efficiently.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, tenants and CHN employees.

  • Valid Ohio Driver's license and auto insurance.

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

Housing Manager

Columbus, OH

We are seeking a full-time Housing Manager to play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.  This is a term position, expected to last approximately nine months. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and troubleshoot property management issues with third-party landlords, including generally move in; inspection and safety; income certification; lease enforcement; mediation; and move out.

  • Work collaboratively with the Service Coordination department and generally supporting Service Coordination programs.

  • Understand and process information related to CHN’s various funder requirements, including HUD, Franklin County ADAMH, and the Community Shelter Board. 

  • Collect and process data and information as required to comply with internal and external reporting requirements.

  • Maintain open and regular communication with direct supervisor, other CHN employees, tenants, case managers and CHN partners. 

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required. Associate’s degree and/or two years of experience Permanent Supportive Housing, Social Services, or Property Management field preferred.

  • Understanding and working knowledge of affordable housing issues and programs, including fair housing and housing subsidies.

  • Ability to effectively communicate across all audiences in written or verbal communication.

  • Ability to collaborate with community resources and build effective relationships with others.

  • Experienced user of technology systems, particularly with database systems in the property management field.

  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License and auto insurance.

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

 

Director of Information Technology

Columbus, OH

As the Director of Information Technology, you will play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.  This position is responsible for the secure and effective operation of the organization’s business systems and managing integration among teams and solutions. 

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Collaborating with other departments in problem solving and implementing operational plans to achieve CHN’s goals.  

  • Providing expert recommendations based on how these issues impact the organization’s current and future I.T. systems.  

  • Leading, managing, and staffing the I.T. team, ensuring projects are effectively completed and department goals are met.   

  • Working with the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer and organizational leadership to develop responsive and cost-effective solutions, innovations, and programs that help meet CHN’s technology needs.

  • Managing technology related initiatives for the organization in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Managing IT vendors including contract negotiations, accountability assurance, and contract management.

  • Directing the effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes. 

  • Preparing an annual budget and ensuring budget compliance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related discipline; master’s degree or other certifications a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing technology solutions in complex organizations.

  • A minimum of 3 years management of staff. 

  • Experience with property management software or financial package software preferred. 

  • Experience with SQL Server and/or reporting platforms preferred.  

  • Functional knowledge of network structures.  

  • Project Management experience preferred.   

  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

Inventory Clerk

Columbus, Oh

The Inventory Clerk provides administrative support to the Maintenance Department through maintaining the inventory room and assisting maintenance staff in getting the needed parts to complete job duties. 

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Maintain stock in inventory room and keep room organized.

  • Pull requested parts and materials for maintenance staff.

  • Reconcile maintenance staff truck stock and restock.

  • Regularly audit inventory for accurateness.

  • Assist with ordering process to maintain necessary stock levels.

  • Analyze inventory trends to predict future stock needs and inform ordering process.

  • Assist with maintenance calls and other administrative duties as needed.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalency.

  • Two years of inventory experience.

  • Familiar with standard office equipment such as computers, multi-line phones, photocopiers and fax machines.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products. 

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

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The policy of the Community Housing Network is to fully comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations in the area of non-discrimination in employment.  Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex  (including sexual harassment), national origin, disability, age (40 years or older), military and veteran status is prohibited. Violations of this policy will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.