Sherman Associates, Inc. Receptionist (bilingual English/Somali) - Riverside Plaza in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Descriptions:

Bring your intercultural skills and passion for helping others to Sherman! We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our Riverside Plaza community. This is a critical role supporting our residential management office with language interpretation (English / Somali), reception, and housing compliance paperwork (VOEs, move-ins/outs, shelter forms, etc.).

Scheduling / Availability:

  • Full-time; Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5:30 PM CST

Interpreter level bilingual skills in both English and Somali are essential to this role.

Starting wage: $15/hour


  • Welcoming visitors and company personnel by greeting them in person or on the telephone.

  • Answering and transferring telephone calls in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.

  • Receiving and sorting mail. Taking outgoing mail to mail box when necessary.

  • Assisting team members with resident appointments.

  • Filing paperwork in resident files from different departments.

  • Coordinate property events, meetings and social gatherings.

  • Maintaining a professional appearing reception area.

  • Additional job duties as required.

Required Experience:

  • Bilingual (verbal and written) skill in English and Somali required.

  • 1-3 years previous receptionist and/or administrative assistant experience required; or equivalent combination of working experience and education.

  • Experience with diverse communities, including tenants limited English proficiency.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This job advertisement is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact

Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply.

Be a part of something great and find yourself At Home, At Sherman!

Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 35 years of development and construction experience, Sherman Associates has developed an impressive portfolio of approximately 8,500 multifamily, townhouse and single-family homes, and 600,000 square feet of commercial and hotel space; including Aloft Minneapolis Hotel, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis, Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and select Starbucks franchise locations (Minneapolis & Saint Paul).

In addition to a competitive base pay, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, 401k retirement savings with company match, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and Supplemental Insurance Plans (STD, LTD, TERM/AD&D, etc.). Our employees also receive a comprehensive paid time off balance (PTO) and holidays with access to a robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support work/life balance.

Hotel & Lodging discounts are available at Sherman Associates owned and operated franchise hotels for business and personal use subject to occupancy terms.

Sherman Associates is a member of MERSC, providing our employees access to exclusive membership discounts on programs, events, services, and much more! More info available at:

We also offer continuing education reimbursement with a robust in-house training and manager development program designed to help our staff achieve their career goals.

Please note that these benefits may vary by site and job classification.

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From: Sherman Associates