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Sr. Vice President of Operations/Chief Operations Officer – Retirement Housing Foundation – Long Beach, CA.

“The mission of RHF (Retirement Housing Foundation), a national non-profit organization, is to provide various housing options and services for older adults, low income families and persons with disabilities, in an environment which enhances their quality of life – physically, mentally, and spiritually. RHF is committed to serving its residents and their local communities.” Please visit our website at for additional company information. RHF is an equal opportunity employer.

We currently have an open position for a Sr. Vice President of Operations/Chief Operations Officer at our Retirement Housing Foundation located in Long Beach, CA.


  • The Sr. Vice President of Operations/Chief Operating Officer (SVP/COO) is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations and administration of the organization and leading the development and implementation of organizational changes needed to position the company to advance in its plans, The SVP/COO is a strategic partner to the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Executive Vice President. Together this team is responsible for the leadership of the company in the near and long term.In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization, the SVP/COO is responsible for ensuring the company operates efficiently and has the structure and processes needed for the organization to advance as planned. The SVP/COO possesses a deep understanding of, and commitment to, the mission and vision of the company, as well as a demonstrated personal commitment to the communities it serves. The SVP/COO maintains a high degree of responsiveness to, and interaction with the Board of Directors. The SVP/COO establishes credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to operational, structural, and business challenges.The positions of Vice President of Affordable Housing Operations and Vice President of Acquisitions and Development report to the Sr. Vice President of Operations. It is essential that all departments work cooperatively.
    Regional Managers who report to his/her direct reports must make sure that communities for which they have responsibility are providing quality housing and services for the residents, with a positive bottom line.TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the organization’s day-to-day operations to meet business goals.
    Evaluate and develop a plan for the overall staffing needs of the organization.
    Expand business opportunities through ongoing outreach, intensive network engagement, and effective relationship management.
    Lead key initiatives that support the maintenance of organizational culture.
    Provide direct reports with guidance on personal and professional growth with an emphasis on developmental opportunities
    Coordinate and collaborate with other departments of the corporation in establishing and carrying out responsibilities.
    Maintain an active Real Estate Broker’s license issued by the State of California.
    Assist in the preparation of budgets.
    Monitor the efficiency of operations and, in consultation with direct reports and CEO, make changes when necessary.
    Provide technical expertise on regulatory issues relating to housing programs.
    Analyze financial statements, review and approve all housing communities’ annual audits.
    Review and approve expenses up to $30,000.
    Review contracts for execution with approval of general counsel.
    Develop strategies to minimize financial losses and maximize revenue at the community level, as well as enhancing revenue of both management companies.
    Prepare board reports.
    Monitor market trends and develop strategies for curing vacancy, physical and financial issues at troubled properties.
    Assist in the completion of due diligence for new acquisitions.
    Determine appropriate staffing levels.
    Investigate grievances and recommend corrective action for resolution.
    Counsel employees on performance-related issues.
    Conduct site visits.
    Provide guidance to staff on significant capital improvements.
    Stay abreast of changing regulations and trends within the housing industry by attending seminars, reading trade periodicals/newsletters, and participating in industry associations, networking, etc.
    Serve as a voting member of the Project Development and Acquisition Committee and Corporate Compliance Committee.
    Represent the corporation at project board and governmental agency meetings.
    Maintain working relationship with third party property owners and solicit new fee management business.
    Monitor Quality Assurance practices.
    Attend weekly staff meetings.


  • Ten years previous successful experience as a Chief Operating Officer or experience in a high-ranking position with real estate, healthcare, and affordable housing operations or some combination thereof
    Proven ability to recruit, train, and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth.
    Demonstrated strategic thinking and problem-solving.
    Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial backgrounds.
    High degree of creativity and positive thinking, and the ability to translate broader concepts and visions into actionable policies

This is a Full-Time position.

If you are interested and qualified, please email resume to Employment at RHF at, phone#:562/430-8723  or fax to 562/430-8723.

You will be required to provide your COVID vaccination card or you may request a vaccine exemption form for medical or religious reasons. The vaccine exemption form MUST be approved prior to concluding the pre-employment requirements.

If a job offer is made, your employment will start after a successful completion of a drug test, references, and background checks as deemed necessary. The drug test must be completed within three (3) business days of the job offer. If the above pre-employment requirements are not successfully met, the job offer will be withdrawn.

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