Leadership Development Program

Job Locations US-CO
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/8/2023 11:11 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Property Management
Colorado Market


Griffis Residential owns and manages a distinct portfolio of attainable high-quality apartment communities in premier locations. Our culture delivers customer service excellence to the residents of our portfolio of Class-A rental apartments. This, in turn, drives attractive returns to investors in our private equity real estate investment funds.


Since the performance of the company depends on a team of dedicated industry professionals, the Leadership Development Program has been created to identify and train the next generation of business leaders and managers. Griffis Residential’s belief in fostering growth creates amazing advancement opportunities for all associates.



Over the course of a 12 month program, with 3 month rotations, Leadership Development Program (LDP) Associates will work with the company’s Leasing Consultants, Assistant Community Managers, and Community Managers.  LDP Associates will learn about sales, customer service, budgeting, pricing, financial forecasting, maintenance, and general management skills necessary to run a multi-million dollar business.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with community teams to answer inquiries and manage resident accounts
  • Shadow Leasing Consultants and learn how to show apartments to prospective residents
  • Shadow Assistant Community Managers and learn how to manage resident accounts
  • Shadow Community Managers and learn how to manage capital projects, operating plans and forecasting, investor and owner reporting, and employee engagement
  • Handle day-to-day office tasks, including answering phones, preparing for tours and move-in’s, and any other leasing responsibilities
  • Provide support with special projects as assigned
  • Assist with apartment management operations by working alongside all on site associates
  • Successfully complete assigned tasks and projects
  • Travel to communities of various sizes to allow for additional development
  • May be assigned leadership opportunities for tasks and projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Hospitality, Business, Operations or other 4-year programs related to operations and/or customer service
  • Have an interest in the Property Management, Hospitality, or Business Operations and Management
  • Willingness to relocate to any Griffis Residential community at the conclusion of the 12 month program, no matter the state (i.e., California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Washington)
  • Previous work experience in customer service, hospitality, and/or property management
  • Must have reliable transportation since travel is required to various local Griffis properties throughout the program
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work environment
  • Proven dependability and reliability


Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.



At GR we recognize that exceptional people need exceptional rewards. Beyond our competitive total compensation packages, your schedule at GR will provide you with a quality of life that is difficult to achieve within hospitality or hotel roles. Additionally, our benefits package reflects our respect for workplace contributions, professional goals and personal priorities.

Other benefits included:


  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • 8 hours of volunteer time off
  • Minimum of 120 hours (3 weeks) of paid time off (PTO) accrual starting immediately for new hires
  • Medical insurance program options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Company paid Basic Life/AD&D insurance for Associate (1x your annual base earnings up to a maximum of $350,000)
  • Voluntary Life/AD&D insurance for Associate, spouse, and children
  • Company paid short and long term disability program
  • Group accident insurance, critical illness insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid New Parent Leave (up to 6 weeks of 100% wage replacement for primary caregivers and 2 weeks 100% wage replacement for secondary caregiver)
  • Generous tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per year
  • Associate Referral Award Program of $1,000
  • PTO Donation Program
  • PTO Exchange for Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Wellness Program including reimbursement for fitness and mindfulness memberships/subscriptions
  • Associate discount program for travel, hotels, cell phones, pet insurance, and everyday items
  • Associate Recognition Programs
  • Griffis Residential 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Onsite Associate Bonus Program
  • Corporate Associate Bonus Program
  • Rental Discount of 20%-50%


USD $25.00/Hr.


USD $25.00/Hr.


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