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Requisition Number 19-0009
Post Date 5/30/2019
Title Recertification Specialist
Location Nicollet Towers
City Minneapolis
State MN
Description Nicollet Towers is a 306-unit Section 8/LIHTC housing complex in downtown Minneapolis. We are accepting resumes for an experienced Recertification Specialist. Primary responsibilities include interviewing residents for annual recertification, processing third-party verifications, rent calculation, and preparing files for approval. Also includes general office support tasks such as phones, work orders, and referring residents to other site staff or local agencies. Pay range $16- $17 per hour.

Specific Responsibilities:
* Conduct resident recertification interviews.
* Utilize all required HUD and MN State forms.
* Explain recertification process to residents.
* Appropriately handle confidential information.
* Process verifications of income, assets, and expenses as applicable.
* Generate and deliver reminder notices to residents.
* Investigate for missing information.
* Enter verified data in OneSite software.
* Calculate Section 8 rent amounts.
* Prepare recertification files for manager approval.
* Meet continual monthly deadlines.

* Support the Office Assistant during busy periods and scheduled breaks:
o Greet and help all visitors to the office, including residents, vendors, and applicants.
o Answer incoming phone calls and direct to appropriate staff members.
o Collect rent payments and fees for replacement keys, fobs, and light bulbs.
o Track temporary garage access fobs checked in/out by residents and vendors.
o Generate requested maintenance work orders.
o Record resident requests for pest control services.

Requirements Qualification Requirements:

* High School diploma or equivalent
* Prior low-income housing experience (Section 8, LIHTC/Tax Credit)
* Organization and attention to detail
* Basic math skills
* PC skills (word processing and spreadsheets)
* Problem-solving ability
* Excellent communication skills
* De-escalation of tense situations

Program Description Located on Nicollet Mall in the heart of Minneapolis, Nicollet Towers is a 306 unit multi-family apartment building managed by Volunteers of America - Minnesota that offers housing to seniors and families.

About the Organization

Volunteers of America Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope.
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