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Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager position plays a key role in our visitor services program. The position is responsible for maintaining the African American Heritage Center physical plant in accordance with American Association of Museums (AAM) and National Registry of Historic Places (NRHP) guidelines. This is an independent role, so successful applicants will be able to take initiative and have excellent time management skills. No experience required. Satisfactory work record and driver’s license required. The position reports to the Executive Director and the Curator of Public Programs.

The Facilities management position is part-time 20 hour/week. It offers one week paid vacation after 3 months of employment. Candidate must be able to work nights and or weekends and able to lift above 50 lbs. Salary is $16.50/hour.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates and maintains custodial functions.Ensures that the facility is clean and maintained according to company policy and procedures. 
  • Prepares facility for in house and rental based events
  • Manages and reviews service contracts.
  • Conducts and documents regular facilities inspections.
  • Checks completed work by vendors and contractors.
  • Recommends maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications.
  • Communicates workplace safety precautions to employees.

Facilities Manager Qualifications / Skills:

  • Possess a courteous, friendly, and professional demeanor.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Can follow instruction and work independently.
  • Ability to operate vacuum cleaners and other standard cleaning equipment.
  • Building repair skills
  • Must be able to lift or maneuver up to 40 lbs.

The Jefferson  School African American Heritage Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply! This position is open until filled.

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