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IREM Headquarters Staff

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Headquarters Connections – Staff Contact List

IREM Headquarters                         Phone:    800-837-0706
430 N. Michigan Ave.                                     312-329-6000
Chicago, IL 60611                           Fax:        800-338-4736

Executive Staff

Lynn M. Disbrow
   Interim Chief Executive Officer /
   Chief Operating Officer / Membership &
   Marketing Services                      
  Chris Migala
   Vice President, Finance
Nancye J. Kirk
   Chief Strategy Officer/Education, Advocacy, Outreach
6010   Manuel Rodriguez
   Vice President, Technology and Communications
Phyllis M. Coneset
   Vice President, Leadership Services
6014   Ronald Gjerde
   Vice President, Government Relations and Content Services

Current IREM Headquarters job openings:

Education and Curriculum Developer

Association Management Systems (AMS) Specialist

Membership Services Professional

Education and Curriculum Developer Needed!

It’s time to ring in the New Year with a new job that offers you both the challenges and rewards you crave! Consider joining a team that is THE best in serving the real estate management profession.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career then the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has the right position for you in 2017.  We are seeking an Education and Curriculum Developer who would analyze what property managers and real estate professionals need to know in order to succeed in their profession.   We pride ourselves in creating education that enables individuals to excel in their role and achieve their career goals.

IREM is a professional real estate management association with over 18,000 individual members and over 530 corporate members and our education team is tasked with creating courses that take a professional’s skills to the next level.

What You Would Do

Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating our adult learners’ educational needs, then developing a plan for fulfilling those needs which would include designing classroom, online, and blended credentialing and non-credentialing courses.
  • Designing storyboards, rich media scripts and products, exams, and instructor and participant materials.
  • Overseeing course material production
  • Working with marketing to develop marketing and website copy related to courses.

What You Can Expect

IREM's culture promotes professional growth, career development and a healthy lifestyle.  This year, we received the WELL Certification by demonstrating our commitment to achieving health and wellness standards.  Our office boasts circadian lighting, standing work stations, ENERGY STAR office equipment and appliances, a wellness library, an on-site fitness center, and staff reimbursement for race and group fitness fees.

We also offer outstanding benefits that includes company paid dental and vision, an Employee Assistance Program, eligibility into our pension plan after one-year of service, casual dress year-round, flex-time, and the possibility to telecommute.

Our offices are located on Michigan Avenue and are easily accessible via public transportation. 

What We Need From You

We prefer that candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, English, or Education.  We would also like candidates to have at least 5 years’ experience in developing education programs and SCORM conformant web-based learning.  Knowledge of the ADDIE and SAM models of training is desirable as is familiarity with the use of web-conferencing and content management systems

For consideration, please e-mail your resume with salary requirements to

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Association Management Systems (AMS) Specialist Needed!

If you hear the words “database”, “data reporting”, and “Association Management Systems” and think “Oh yeah, you’re speaking my language” then the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has the perfect opportunity for you!

Become an integral staff member at IREM and use your 2 -3 years working with Association Management Systems (Personify), writing queries in SQL, and skills at solving database-related issues as our AMS Specialist.

In this role you would provide support to our Personify users as well as assist with the maintenance of Personify by ensuring data integrity, participating in the testing of upgrades and customizations, and importing data from external sources.

Some specific responsibilities that will motivate you include:

  • Designing and writing ad hoc reports in Personify Data Analyzer reporting tool or directly in SQL for users.
  • Designing, developing and conducting Personify user training sessions and providing orientation for new employees.
  • Troubleshooting user issues by analyzing issue, researching solutions and recommending course of action. 
  • Participating in testing software upgrades and customizations.
  • Assisting in the establishment of new data entry protocols and preparing related instructional documentation. 

In order to be considered for this position, you should possess a degree in Information Systems (or equivalent experience) with at least a few years’ experience in system design, analysis, program, or database system management.  A huge plus is experience working specifically with Personify and/or proficiency with SQL report writing.

In exchange for your skills and experience, we can offer you an outstanding benefits package that includes 100% vision and dental, eligibility in our pension plan after 1 year of service, casual dress year-round, a flexible work schedule, on-site fitness center, and entry fee reimbursement for participating in group fitness classes or running races!

IREM’s office is located on the beautiful Mag Mile and is conveniently accessible via public transportation.

For consideration, please e-mail your resume with salary requirements to

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Membership Services Professional Needed!

TThe Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is looking to add to its membership services team.  If you are a self-starter, detail-oriented, and thrive on providing service “above and beyond”, then this is the position for you.

IREM is a professional real estate management association with over 18,000 individual members and over 530 corporate members and our membership services team is the first point of contact for individuals who have inquiries and requests.    

The job and what will challenge you every day

  • Evaluate customer needs by being knowledgeable about publications and products, designations, and education opportunities. 
  • Counsel individuals, candidates and students on their current standing and requirements needed to achieve membership status. Suggest next steps needed to complete credentialing programs.
  • Evaluate and approve membership applications.
  • Utilize our association management system to update member records.
  • Complete the order entry process to confirm completion of customer’s request.  Answer inquiries regarding courses and national meeting registrations.
  • Answer inquiries from IREM Association Executives (our chapter administrators) regarding dues payments, course and meeting registrations, and product orders.
  • Direct customers to IREM’s website for additional information.  Guide customers through website pages and links.  
  • Cross-sell products and services that may serve as additional sources of references and tools.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of IREM communications to members, chapters, and customers.  

About You
As an integral member of the team, you will need to multi-task, speak confidently and clearly, enjoy assisting others, and possess great writing skills.  We also prefer 3 years of experience providing customer service in a professional setting.

About IREM
In return for your passion to serve our members, we can offer you a benefits package which includes company-paid dental and vision.  We will also start you on the right path for retirement with entry into both our 401(k) and Pension plans after one year of service.  Our staff also enjoys casual dress year round, an on-site fitness facility, and reimbursement for race and group fitness fees.

IREM's office is located on the beautiful mag mile and is extremely convenient to reach via public transportation.  Our culture supports professional development and growth while working as a team to serve our membership.

If you are ready for the challenge, please submit your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources at

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