Coordinator I #75078

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description


  • The Housing Coordinator I in Real Estate & Leasing is a position reporting to the Housing Manager.
  • Together with the Housing Manager, the incumbent is responsible to help towards the management of the staff residential housing inventory across the assigned geographic area, and for the delivery of the staff housing program.
  • In concert with the Housing Manager and other members of the Real Estate team, the position works with a high degree of independence to help plan and implement programs and processes.
  • The position helps to develop and manage various initiatives and/or programs and provides ongoing client support between individuals, departments, sites and programs.
  • The position will help provide leadership to develop a strategy for the coordination and delivery of educational tools/resources and lead the implementation of assigned projects and programs.
  • The position provides advice and direction to clients within its specialty function and scope.
  • The position will help interpret client needs, assess requirements and identify solutions to nonstandard issues and requests.
  • The position works to ensure Alberta Health Services values, goals and principles are implemented and integrated in the delivery of services to client groups.


  • A minimum of 1 year post-secondary education supplemented with formal education in a related area (Real Estate or Property Management, Legal Assistant or equivalent); University degree or college diploma in a related area is preferred. 
  • Additional real estate professional education or designation in a directly related field preferred. 
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in residential property management, lease administration, contract management, or similar field in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity is preferred. 
  • Health care experience an asset. 
  • A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development. 
  • Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
  • Extensive knowledge of the client group/function supported and best practices applicable to Real Estate and Leasing. 
  • Facilitation and/or coordination experience in project planning, execution, reporting, monitoring and evaluation. 
  • Experience managing physical and human resources and related financial/statistical information. 
  • Significant experience in problem solving, concerns resolution, investigation, and negotiation. 
  • Team leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. 
  • Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and a record of providing superior client service. 
  • Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, and client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality service. 
  • Ability to relay or explain complex issues or difficult situations. 
  • Skills in negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution are required. 
  • Ability to develop and facilitate presentations to convey information or transfer knowledge. 
  • Experience in coordinating research projects or teams, complex data analysis and/or interpretation, evaluation methodologies, and developing formal reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate change. 
  • Thorough knowledge of residential real estate contracts and other specialized real estate legal documentation; leasing practices, property taxes/assessment, operating costs, insurance, and negotiable terms. 
  • Knowledge of contract and real estate law (including laws and regulations pertaining to residential leases) and related industry guidelines; knowledge and experience in drafting and reviewing legal and contract documentation. 
  • Negotiating skills and ability to analyze and interpret appraisals and negotiations; thorough knowledge of corporate goals and priorities. 
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and the various acts and codes which sets out the authority, guidelines and requirements to complete lease transactions (including Regional Health Authority Act, Land Titles Act, etc.). 
  • Must be familiar with and able to interpret and understand various land titles documents including certificates of titles, legal descriptions, plans and encumbrances. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written. 
  • Able to convey complex issues clearly. 
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong research and analytical skills. 
  • Effective at finding solutions to complex problems. 
  • Ability to recognize, develop and recommend changes to established processes and standard formats as required; and to recommend process for handling unique and non-standard situations. 
  • Demonstrates flexibility, is proactive, and takes initiative; conflict resolution, public relations, and mediation skills; demonstrates tact and diplomacy.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.

Additional Informatin:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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