District Manager in Training
It is a really exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! We got our start in 1977. Today we are a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. But in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. We offer a fast-paced collaborative environment where each of us directly contributes to the company’s success. Come join us and find out why so many of our employees recommend us as great place to work.
Are you a multi-unit leader that loves developing people and getting results? Being a District Manager at Extra Space Storage is an incredible opportunity. To be successful, you’ll need to be a motivator and mentor, someone who can guide the store managers and develop their talent. You should have experience leading multiple stores, because you’ll also be responsible for ensuring district wide customer satisfaction and measuring the financial performance of all the locations in your district. Number of stores is 8 - 16 and will vary based on geography and complexity of those stores. But most of all, you’ll be inspiring a team of great people committed to creating a welcoming environment.
Why Extra Space Storage?
Culture - We have a great retail environment without the retail hours. Our work/life balance is unheard of in the retail world.
Growth - We are growing as a company! As we grow we add more stores, more people and more opportunities.
Pay/Benefits - We have a great compensation plan and benefits to ensure you are covered!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Willingness and ability to relocate anywhere within the division to an assigned district as determined by the Divisional Vice President*
The division covers areas including but not limited to: Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, Columbus or Cleveland, OH; St. Louis, MO; Louisville, KY; Raleigh or Charlotte, NC; Detroit, MI
**District Managers must be willing to live within 30 minutes of their assigned district. Relocation is provided.**
This position is a part of a structured District Manager development program reserved for the strengthening of highly-qualified and high-potential candidates to prepare them to assume a leadership position within the company. It is a rigorous and accelerated program for external candidates who have demonstrated such talent in a current or past role and will build the skills, knowledge, and competencies of incumbent to qualify them for consideration for promotion to District Manager or other related positions within the organization. The incumbent will be located in a regional Division Office for mentoring and development with the Division Vice President and support staff. The assignments and projects are both structured and need based, and may include covering of District Manager’s responsibilities in their absence. Incumbent will be exposed in detail, to operations and support departments, including specific project work in each area, and supervision of a micro-district. The incumbent will also be used to provide temporary leadership coverage of districts as needed.
· 90- Days as a Store Manager
· Supervision of a team of employees
· Participate in Divisional Leadership Meetings
· Provides additional leadership to assigned district as required by Division Vice President
· Completes all courses, assignments and projects as defined in learning plan experiences will assist in accelerating the personal and professional readiness
· Personal Capability
· Focus on Results
· Interpersonal Skills
During the program, incumbent will have periods of time when they are assigned to supervise a team of Assistant Managers and Maintenance Workers at sites in following approved policies and procedures.
Education, Experience and Job Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Extra Space Storage seeks employees that have entrepreneurial, pro-active, "can-do" mentalities and positive attitudes. Employment with Extra Space is contingent on successful completion of a background and drug screening.
A four year college degree from an accredited university or college, or five years of multi-store managerial experience and one to three years of sales and/or retail experience are required.
Incumbent must have ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Must have strong verbal and written skills. Must demonstrate an ability to build strong relationships with individuals and have strong multi-tasking skills. Strong oral communication skills and ability to effectively write and communicate in English required. Ability to read and interpret reports, legal documents, and procedural manuals in English is required.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals is expected.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram format and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must be able to identify problems and create solutions to rectify the situation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
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Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In 2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.
The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!
Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary
Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.
Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction
Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs!
An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.