TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
At Village Green, our associates are our most valuable assets. We take training seriously and have the best and the brightest associates in the multi-housing industry. Extensive and specialized training is offered through the University of Village Green (UVG), our in-house continuing education program with classes geared toward our associates’ position and career goals. Village Green’s desire is that associates will continue to develop their professional skills and apply that knowledge to the fullest extent in the workplace.
New Hire Orientation
NHO is Village Green’s intense five-day customized orientation program for all newly hired associates. NHO provides the foundation for an associate to be successful at their job and career path. Associates learn the company’s history, standards and the leaderships’ expectations and gain the knowledge to begin their career at Village Green.
Village Green’s highest management training program prepares selected Village Green associates for future leadership career opportunities. These associates receive extensive leadership training in financial analysis, strategic marketing, human resources and a wide range of other essential management curriculum. All executive management associates meet on a regular basis in multiple forums with key Village Green executives who act as mentors and group instructors. As associates progress through the Executive Management Program, they are provided additional opportunities on key leadership assignments, which provides practical application to academic learning.
Village Green’s Manager-In-Training Program provides selected college graduates who seek management careers in real estate the opportunity to join Village Green. Managers-In-Training generally advance to a Property Manager after one year in a concentrated property management program. These associates receive hands-on practical leadership training in operations, marketing, financial analysis, human resources and other core curriculum. Managers-In-Training are mentored closely by key Village Green executives and also attend a variety of business forums. Graduates are eligible to advance to the Village Green Leadership Programs.
Manager-In-Training (starting from $34,000, eligible for quarterly bonus)
Property Manager (starting from $38,000, eligible for quarterly bonus)
Assistant Area Director
Senior Area Director
Assistant Vice President
Senior Vice President
Sales and Marketing Development Program
The Sales and Marketing Development Program provides career opportunities to selected associates seeking a management career in real estate. Sales and Marketing Development Program participants are Sales Associates who are fast tracked to Senior Sales Consultant and eventually into the role of Sales Managers. The Sales and Marketing Development Program is a twelve-month program under which associates receive hands-on practical leadership training in marketing, operations, financial analysis, human resources and other core curriculum. Sales and Marketing Development Program participants are mentored closely by key Village Green executives and attend a variety of business forums. Graduates are eligible to advance to an Assistant Regional Sales & Marketing Director.
Leasing/Marketing Career Track
Sales Consultant (starting from $12.50/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Senior Sales Consultant (starting from $14.00/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Sales Manager (starting from $37,000, plus quarterly bonus)
Sr. Sales Manager
Assistant Regional Sales & Marketing Director
Regional Sales & Marketing Director
Senior Regional Sales & Marketing Director
Service Manager-In-Training Program
This is one of Village Green’s promotion-from-within programs for leading Service Technicians. Service Managers-In-Training display a strong commitment to customer service, quality and leadership performance. These associates enhance the Facilities and Service Training Department by providing technical service to residents. Service Managers-In-Training are mentors and trainers to other Village Green Service associates at their communities. Assistance with training programs such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and preventative maintenance are a part of this program. Service Managers-In-Training have the opportunity to advance by obtaining the necessary requirements to become eligible for a Service Manager position and then an Urban/Suburban Facilities Director.
Service Career Track
Housekeeper/Public Area Attendant (starting from $10.50/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Service Technician Level 2 (starting from $11.50/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Service Technician Level 3 (starting from $14.00/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Service Technician Level 4 (starting from $16.00/hour, plus quarterly bonus)
Service Manager (starting from $38,000, plus quarterly bonus)
Urban/Suburban Facilities and Service Director
Assistant Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Facilities
Note: Starting wages are averages and vary based on geography and/or specific ownership contracts.