Senior Resident Service Coordinator

The Birches at Chambers, 5000 Maple Lane, Kingston, New York, United States of America Req #1551
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Senior Resident Service Coordinator – Ulster County, NY

The Senior Resident Service Coordinator (Sr. RSC) develops and coordinates support services for residents. The Sr. RSC will ensure resident and community success through close work with property management, building and sustaining relationships with local and regional partners, planning programs and other on-site opportunities for residents, and working one-on-one with residents to assist them in achieving their goals and maintaining housing stability.

The individual in this role has the unique opportunity to make a difference in many of our residents’ lives by serving 5 of our communities in the Ulster County area:

  1. The Birches at Chambers – Kingston, NY
  2. Chambers Senior Housing – Kingston, NY
  3. The Birches at Saugerties – Saugerties, NY
  4. The Birches at Esopus – Ulster, NY
  5. Birchwood Village – Ulster, NY

To be successful in this impactful role, the Sr. RSC must be highly organized, have the ability to work autonomously and also as a team member.


Essential Functions of the Position:
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.)

   Our Sr. RSCs are defined in one of the following three ways:

  • Supervising other RSCs at the same property or at proximal properties
  • Responsible for supporting proximal properties without an RSC
  • Complexity/size of property requires someone with more experience

   Senior Resident Service Coordinator Role: 

  • Provide strategic leadership for the property in creating and implementing programs, partnerships and services that meet the needs of residents and fulfill any obligations based on property financing.   
  • May include supervising RSCs both within the property and across the region and supporting properties without an RSC.   
  • Participate in Sr. RSC leadership calls with other Sr. RSCs across the company and lead projects and tasks to further the goals of the department.  
  • Attend meetings to plan for acquisition of new properties in the region. 
  • Ensure effective working relationships with Area Resident Service Manager (ARSM), RSC colleagues, corporate staff and Property Management team. 

   Resident Service Coordinator Role: 

  • Assess and coordinate resident referrals and resources by recommending solutions to resolve resident issues impacting their life and refer them to suitable community services, resources and entitlement programs, as appropriate. 
  • Build relationships with residents to better understand their aspirations and goals and connect them with local resources and opportunities. 
  • Create partnerships with local organizations to successfully implement community engagement initiatives including implementation of required contracts.  
  • Assist elders or those at-risk, and non-elderly residents with disabilities to maintain living independently through collaboration and coordination of programs with wellness nurse/health care agency to addresses common health concerns such as, fall prevention, nutrition, grief and loss, medication management, dealing with incontinence, healthy weight loss, brain health/improving cognitive functions and general social-emotional wellbeing. 
  • Lead coordination of resident support and resources on housing stabilization issues such as late rent payments, housekeeping, and other lease violations. 
  • Collaborate with property management team to develop program budgets that reflect needs of the resident population and that comply with program finance obligations. 
  • Create consistent outreach and communication with residents including completing new resident assessments, newsletters, flyers, monthly calendars, telephone calls and door knocking. 
  • Use Beacon’s data collection and analysis systems to document services provided to residents and outcomes achieved. 
  • Track and monitor the property’s Community Engagement budget. 
  • Processes Reasonable Accommodation requests for residents with disabilities. 
  • Collaborate with the property management team and attend weekly meetings as required. 


Minimum Qualifications:

   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Experience working with older adults, and issues relating to isolation, health and wellness and other social determinants of health. 
  • Experience working with youth and families and issues relating to workforce development, youth enrichment, education, and asset building. 
  • Ability to understand and respect values, attitudes, and beliefs that differ across cultures and to respond appropriately to these differences with residents in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services. 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage and support a team to implement programs and services in a changing landscape.  
  • Capable of building and maintaining positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, including but not limited to, residents, senior staff, volunteers, interns, and community partners. 
  • Ability to collect, track and understand data to assess programs and partnerships and inform strategies. 
  • Proficiency with technology and an interest in learning how to integrate new technology-based tools and resources into programming. 
  • Operate in a timely manner, with consistency and a high level of integrity and professionalism; provide excellent customer service to residents and partners. 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and interest in motivating and energizing staff. 
  • Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving and writing skills. Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and other computer programs. 
  • Knowledge of Yardi, Property Management databases, FamilyMetrics is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local policies affecting housing is a plus. 
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings is required. 
  • Bilingual in English and dominant language of minority in community i.e., Spanish, Cape Verdean, Haitian Creole, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, etc. is a plus. 

   Education & Experience: 

  • M.S.W., M.A. in Counseling, Human Services, Sociology, Community Development, Public Health, or a related field preferred. Minimum of B.S./B.A. degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field. 
  • Minimum of four years of experience as a Resident Service Coordinator in housing or equivalent work experience.  


Compensation: $58,320 to $72,950 per year.
Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, beginning on the first of the month after hire.
  • 401(k) with company match, short term disability and long term disability insurance.
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 13 paid holidays.
  • Summer flex scheduling options to allow for early releases on Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.


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At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.


Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 

Other details

  • Job Family Resident Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • The Birches at Chambers, 5000 Maple Lane, Kingston, New York, United States of America