VAS Director

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JOB SUMMARY

Independently prepares market value appraisals on complex real estate assets with review by Director, Managing or Director, Sr. Managing. Prepares real estate appraisal reports from start to finish on simple, complex or special-use properties, including all Appraiser responsibilities as well as performing detailed appraisal analysis in order to value real estate with the highest quality of work product. Reviews work product of other appraisers in office and develop/maintain new client relationships in order to sell a majority of his/her own work as well as selling work for other appraisers nationwide.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains organization reputation by conforming to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP); keeping information confidential.

Sells a significant amount of work to be completed by self and others in the line of business (LOB).

Contributes to overall organizational goals by adding to database, setting up a library, specializing in niche real estate markets, mentoring trainees, and engaging in client development. Identifies value to be estimated by talking with client regarding appraisal request, problem to be solved, and scope of the project, such as, mortgage financing, insurance replacement cost calculation, estate valuation, tax appeals, equitable distribution, corporate employee relocation, investment, or sale; identifying property characteristics.

Determines valuation method by selecting approach and techniques for valuing property, i.e., cost, direct sales comparison, and income capitalization; identifying property characteristics and attributes.

Researches and analyzes property information by collecting, verifying, and analyzing data regarding inventory of competitive properties, sales and listings, vacancies and offerings, absorption rates, demand studies, social, economic, governmental, and environmental characteristics, restrictions, encumbrances, covenants, contracts, declarations, special assessments, ordinances, cost and depreciation, income/expense and capitalization rate, history of ownership, and use of the property; conducting analyzes and studies, e.g., land utilization, supply and demand, economic feasibility, highest and best use, marketability, development, litigation support; searching databases; inspecting property; interviewing people in a position to understand the property.

Prepares appraisal report by describing physical and economic property characteristics, appraisal procedures used, and information analyzed; disclosing extraordinary assumptions, and hypothetical and limiting conditions; presenting supportive reasoning.

Updates job knowledge by tracking current real estate values and property development potential, including land use restrictions; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations for the purpose of conducting accurate appraisals.

Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major functional area or department.

May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports.

Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.

Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.

Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources.

Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention.

Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university required. Master's degree (MA, MS or MBA) preferred. A minimum of (10) years commercial appraisal experience and (3) years commercial appraisal review experience. Institutional review experience is a plus.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

Must have General State Certification/License. MAI designation preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires superior knowledge of financial real estate terms and principles. Complete understanding of approaches to value of real estate assets.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.

Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Must be proficient in Argus, MS Word and MS Excel.

Good writing skills.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve complex results.

Responsible for setting project, department and/or division deadlines.

Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to line of business and/or overall company.


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