Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
ID 2021-2553
Postal Code


Draper and Kramer is a family-owned company with over 125 years of experience providing vertically integrated property and financial services throughout the United States. Specifically, our services include multi-family residential and commercial property management, acquisition, development, debt, and equity commercial financing, and residential mortgage banking services.


We are one of Chicago's best employers that have been a three-time winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Places to Work. We offer opportunities for career advancement, a supportive work environment, and competitive benefits packages. We encourage you to learn more about joining the Draper and Kramer team!


Draper and Kramer is looking for an Administrative Assistant who will provide support for a busy Bronzeville property management and leasing office. The ability to multi-task and be adaptive to changing responsibilities while maintaining a positive attitude is also crucial. This is a full-time position and workdays are Monday-Friday but must be able to work an occasional Saturday or different shift as necessary.


  • Ability to handle a high volume of calls and emails
  • Assists with AP and AR functions
  • Coordinates moving schedules and deliveries to the property
  • Interfaces with residents and responsible for responding to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Manages work orders and communicates status of work orders to residents in a timely manner
  • Provide excellent customer service to all residents and prospects
  • Conduct all business in, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act, and all other laws pertaining to the apartment industry
  • Perform other duties and assignments as needed by the Property Manager



  • High school diploma/GED equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant experience, real estate or property management services experience preferred
  • Illinois leasing license or ability to obtain within 120 days from date of hire
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Yardi experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • 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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