Careers

Human Resources Assistant 

JSM is a premier leasing and development firm in Champaign-Urbana, serving over 5,000 residents in 1,500+ apartments and managing over 450,000 sq/ft of commercial space. With an origin in residential property management on the University of Illinois campus, JSM continues to be a major contributor toward the growth and development of the community. Our extensive residential portfolio is teamed with numerous commercial properties that are home to both local and national enterprises.

JSM is hiring for a full-time Human Resources Assistant at our office located in Champaign, IL. We strive to maintain a distinct, team-oriented environment that fosters career development and allows us to cultivate great relationships both within our company and within our community. This opening offers a rare opportunity to join a growing organization and a department focused on personal and professional advancement.

Under direct supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Assistant facilitates and supports certain Human Resource functions. The essential functions of this position are outlined below:

  • Assist with all new employee recruiting, selection, and orientation processes
  • Administration of employee information audits for current or new employees. May include but is not limited to drug screening, background checks, driving record checks, etc.
  • Support employee termination procedures and policies, as assigned
  • Facilitate current and new employee recognition strategies
  • Maintain the Employee Handbook with updated resolutions, information, and policies, as needed
  • Maintain all documents, policies, and information according to current and new employment law
  • Assist with the employee performance review system, as assigned
  • Assist with the management and oversight of anniversary dates, vacation multiplier, etc.
  • Assist with the administration of 401K, Health Insurance, Dental/Vision, and FSA plan enrollment and information, as assigned
  • Provide backup support related to unemployment insurance claims and reporting
  • Provide backup support related to workers compensation claims and reporting 
  • Develop and recommend strategies related to employee wellness

Minimum qualifications requested of this position include: bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources or another relevant field of study, minimum of 2 years relevant professional Human Resources experience, excellent skills in written and verbal communication, professional attitude, appearance, attire, and language, a valid Illinois Driver’s License, and the ability to work independently and under pressure in a multi-task environment. The candidate must be people-oriented and have a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism, HIPPA compliance, etc. as it relates to personnel records and decisions made by the Human Resources Department. Salary will be based on prior experience and will include full benefits.

JSM is an EEO employer. For more information and to apply, stop by our office located at 505 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL.

We greatly appreciate your interest in employment with JSM!

Part-Time Furniture/Maintenance Helper 

JSM is a vastly growing leasing and development firm hiring for a self-motivated and organized part-time Furniture/Maintenance Helper to join our team! This opening offers a rare opportunity to join a growing organization and a department focused on personal and career development. 

Under direct supervision of the Facilities and Services Supervisor, the part-time Furniture/Maintenance Helper is a primary aid in the completion of daily maintenance operations. Ideal candidates have excellent leadership, problem solving, and planning/organization skills. 

Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to: furniture removal and installation, warehouse organization and management, maintenance and landscaping assistance, demolition, etc. Minimum qualifications requested of this position include: a valid Illinois driver's license, periodic on-call availability, and the ability to work under pressure in a multi-task environment. Salary will be based on prior experience. 

JSM is an EEO employer. For more information or to apply, please visit our office located at 505 S Fifth St Champaign, IL. 

We greatly appreciate your interest in employment with JSM! 

Full-Time Leasing/Office Assistant 

JSM is a vastly growing leasing and development firm hiring for a full-time Leasing/Office Assistant located in Champaign, IL. This opening offers a rare opportunity to join a growing organization and a department focused on personal and career development. We strive to maintain a team-oriented environment which allows us to promptly respond to internal inquiries and maintain a great relationship with our numerous residents and vendors.

Under direct supervision of the Leasing Manager, the Leasing/Office Assistant ensures the completion of all daily Residential leasing operations. The Leasing/Office Assistant will represent JSM in a professional manner and be a primary point person assisting the part-time leasing agents with their duties. The essential functions of this position are listed below:

  • Warmly greet and professionally address customers and visitors.  Ensure properties and leases are properly and professionally presented as the primary point of contact
  • Complete all leasing office and customer service related activities. May include but not limited to scheduling appointments, key creation and disbursement, lease preparation, lease signing and execution, subleasing, greeting customers, answering phones, filing, etc.
  • Tracking, updating, organization, and entry of all leasing related information and reports
  • Assist the Office Manager with residential operations based on seasonal events. Some examples may include checking room vacancies during turnover, key check in during move-in, etc.
  • Assist the Leasing Manager with the oversight of JSM Residential part-time staff and functions. Provide the primary point of assistance for part-time staff with any leasing questions or concerns they may have

Minimum qualifications requested of this position include: bachelor’s degree or equivalent, minimum of 2 years relevant office, reception, and/ or sales experience, excellent skills in written and verbal communication, professional attitude, appearance, attire, and language, a valid Illinois Driver’s License, and the ability to work independently and under pressure in a multi-task environment. The candidate must be people- oriented, well- organized, and have demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable Fair Housing Laws. The Leasing/Office Assistant may be required to work weekends based on part- time staffing and seasonal requirements. Salary will be based on prior experience and will include full benefits.

JSM is an EEO employer. For more information and to apply, stop by our office located at 505 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL

We greatly appreciate your interest in employment with JSM!

Full-Time Groundskeeper/Landscaper

JSM is a vastly growing residential and commercial leasing and development firm that is hiring for a self-motivated and organized Groundskeeper/Landscaper in our Services/Landscaping Department. This opening offers a rare opportunity to join a growing organization and a department focused on personal and career development in an enjoyable work environment. As a company, we take pride in creating a memorable initial impression. This starts with the exterior image of our properties, which goes hand in hand with the output of our great Services team.

Under direct supervision of the Facilities Supervisor, the Services I will assist in the completion of all commercial and residential landscaping operations. Furthermore, the Groundskeeper/Landscaper will maintain the appearance of all JSM properties through re-occurring grounds keeping functions. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Mowing
  • Weed trimming
  • Tree trimming
  • Irrigation
  • Demolition
  • Power washing
  • Snow removal

Ideal candidates may have heavy equipment (skid-steer loader, plowing, etc.) and general construction/demolition experience. Minimum qualifications requested of this position include; a high school degree or equivalent, 2 years of relevant landscaping, irrigation or professional gardening experience, valid Illinois driver’s license, periodic on-call availability and the ability to work under pressure in a multi-task environment. Salary will be based on prior experience and will include full benefits.

JSM is an EEO employer. For more information and to apply, stop by our office located at 505 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL. We greatly appreciate your interest in employment with JSM!

Part-Time Leasing Agent

Looking for a part-time position to explore your interest in a Real Estate or Property Management career? This may be the opportunity you are searching for! JSM is a vastly growing leasing and development firm hiring for a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Part- Time Leasing Agent who is able to multi task and has great communication and sales skills!

Under direct supervision of the Leasing Manager, the Part- Time Leasing Agent will represent JSM in a professional manner and be a primary point person to aid in the completion of all daily Residential leasing operations. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: scheduling appointments for prospective tenants, taking prospective tenants on tours, selling the apartment, and following up after the sale. Part-time Leasing Agents also field incoming calls and assist tenants as they arrive at the office. Our Leasing Agents are routinely involved with a customer's first interaction with JSM. Due to this, it is our expectation that they provide the highest level of customer support!

In addition to a base hourly rate of pay, our Leasing Agents can earn supplemental compensation in the form of commissions and incentives! Ideal candidates will have Saturday availability and may be able to work as many as 30 hours per week.

JSM is an EEO employer. For more information or to apply in- person, stop by our office located at 505 S Fifth St in Champaign, IL.

We greatly appreciate your interest in employment with JSM!

 

 

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