• Assistant Property Manager - Rental

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    ID 2019-1618
    Rental Property Management
    Postal Code
  • Overview

    Draper and Kramer is a family owned company with over 100 years of experience providing vertically integrated property and financial services throughout the United States. Specifically, our services include multi-family residential and commercial property manager, acquisition, development, debt and equity commercial financing and residential mortgage banking services.


    With over 600 employees, we are one of Chicago's best employers offering opportunities for career advancement, supportive work environment and competitive benefit packages which include a Rent Discount Program, tuition reimbursment, employee referral bonuses and more! We encourage you to learn more about joining the Draper and Kramer team!


    The Assistant Property Manager works with the Property Manager and Ownership in the general administration of the property and perform all related administrative and accounting functions to ensure operational excellence.


    • Provide top-level customer service for all residents; develop and maintain open lines of communication with all residents.
    • Provide support for Property Manager with staff management responsibilities including scheduling, training and general supervision of staff.  
    • Ensure that all maintenance requests are handled on an immediate basis, if possible, and that residents are notified if parts are causing a delay. Ensure that residents are provided with a clean, safe and well-maintained environment.
    • Maintain accurate resident records.
    • Responsible for all A/P functions inclusing invoice coding and processing
    • Responsible for all A/R functions including rent collection, deposit accounting, collections processing and bank recollections
    • Coordinate and track all resident based receivables.
    • Adheres to all federal, state and local laws, as well as all policies and procedures contained in the manuals issued by Draper and Kramer, Incorporated or as otherwise communicated (verbally or in writing) to site employees.
    • Correctly complete all lease applications, assist with application verification and notify prospective resident of results.  Create resident communications. Complete all lease paperwork, including related addendums, accept rents and deposits. Maintain and supervise a lease renewal program following the properties and management company guidelines and goals.



    • Minimum 1-3 years of property management or equivalent experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
    • Yardi Voyager experience
    • Experience at a property if 150+ units
    • Leasing License or must be able to obtain in 120 days
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to maintain professional disposition while exercising judgment and discretion in work
    • Must be a self-starter and able to multi-task
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills


    It always has been and continues to be Draper and Kramer’s policy that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.


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