Birchwood Meadow Seeking Manager

Birchwood Meadow Seeking Manager


Birchwood Meadow Housing Co-Operative is seeking to fill the full-time, permanent position of manager of a 70 unit housing co-operative in Ottawa, Ontario.

Reporting to the co-op’s board of directors, the manager’s job is to oversee and be accountable for the management of the co-op’s operations. Duties will include:

  • managing the co-op’s finances
  • developing and implementing an overall property maintenance and repair program
  • ensuring that the co-op meets its legal obligations
  • developing and implementing a strategy to maintain full occupancy of the co-op
  • supporting good governance in the co-op by the board and membership
  • efficient administration of the co-op’s office

The successful applicant will be:

  • financially literate with strong property management skills
  • an efficient administrator
  • familiar with computer programs MS OFFICE, QUICKBOOKS, HMWORX
  • knowledgeable about the ILM Program and the laws that apply to housing co-ops
  • experienced with rent-geared-to-income program administration
  • a good communicator – both orally and in writing
  • able to work effectively within a co-operative management and governance structure and relate to a diverse co-op community
  • a self-starter with an ability to work with limited

Full description can be found here. Some evening work is required. The expected start date is September 1st. The co-op offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

If interested, please apply in writing, by 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2018, to

The Hiring Committee
Birchwood Meadow Housing Co-Operative
1380 Ogilvie Road
Gloucester, ON K1J 9L7

While we sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will only contact those selected for an interview.