What is a Community Association Manager?

Community Association Management is a profession which is dedicated to maintaining quality community associations. A Community Association Manager is responsible for implementing the decisions of the board of directors in running the day-to-day operations of the association.

Effective managers must have a good understanding of the principles of human resources, contracting, accounting, psychology, insurance, physical plant maintenance, education, government relations, board management, construction, and law.

Typical duties include:

  • Provision of administrative, operational, and managerial advice to association boards and residents

  • Development of Association budgets and financial reports

  • Direct the enforcement of community association rules and restrictions

  • Assist board members in the selection of contractors and insurance providers

  • Oversee and authorize payment for Community Association services

  • Give direction to Association personnel

  • Perform site inspections