Boarding House Manager

Salary: Part Time Year Round; Grade 35; min hourly $25.05-max $33.82
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Telluride, CO
Publish Date: Posted January 23, 2023

The Boarding House Manager ensures a cooperative, safe, and sustainable living environment for Telluride’s workforce at the boarding house. This is a 15-20 hour/week position required to live on-site at the Boarding House with on-call responsibilities in exchange for a housing unit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Full Job Description-Boarding House Manager (PDF)

Community Management

  • Promote a healthy and sustainable living environment at the Boarding House
  • Design and implement programs and activities that enhance the social, educational, community, and personal development of residents
  • Establish standards and rules for cooperative living
  • Create a process for resolving disputes and dealing with infractions
  • Communicate standards to all tenants and monitor compliance as needed
  • Incorporate tenant concerns and feedback into policies
  • Receive and follow up on any complaints
  • Be available to residents daily
  • Respond to requests during set hours and emergencies when on call

Facilities Management

  • Assist with developing long-term plans to address the Boarding House maintenance, repair, and replacement needs
  • Ensure that appropriate emergency, corrective, and routine maintenance programs are in place and are updated as required
  • Monitors maintenance budget and communicates with Rental Housing Director and Maintenance Supervisor any areas of concern
  • Responds to maintenance problems either with the work order process or emergency corrections
  • Monitors janitorial and maintenance work


  • Promote the sustainability of the boarding house by marketing, responding to inquiries, distributing information, and arranging tours
  • Processes Boarding House applications, background checks and interviews for prospective tenants
  • Provides information on move-in for new tenants, including all policies and standards
  • Assists with monthly lease collections
  • Meets with Rental Housing staff regularly
  • Maintains office hours sufficient to meet Boarding House tenant needs
    Assists with office hours at the Housing Department office
  • Assists with all administrative duties at the Housing Department office
  • Prepares budget recommendations and assures budget controls

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent; College degree or relevant experience; experience working with the public; general office and computer skills, including Excel and Word; Basic accounting knowledge; excellent management, communication, and conflict management skills; basic maintenance skills, knowledge of safety rules; preferred bilingual, Spanish fluency

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: safety rules and regulations; public speaking; conflict management resolution; basic accounting.
Skill in: effective communication; organization; Mircosoft Office and other computer applications; understanding, explaining, and applying regulations.

Part-time year-round position.
15-20 hours per week; required to live on-site at the Boarding House with on-call responsibilities in exchange for a housing unit. FLSA Status: Non- exempt.
Part-time year-round; Grade 35; minimum hourly wage $25.05 – maximum $33.82 DOQ

Job Benefits

  • Housing

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