Job Opportunity: The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Manager of Facilities – Westmoreland Museum of American Art
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks a Manager of Facilities to be responsible for managing all aspects of the buildings and grounds of the Museum, including maintaining HVAC parameters, maintenance, service contracts, and working with special events. This position is responsible for cleanliness and safety of the premises, especially in regard to the Museum visitor’s experience.
This position is specifically responsible for the operation of the heating, ventilating and air conditioning system (HVAC) for the protection and preservation of the Museum’s collection and all equipment including lighting, emergency generator and power distribution system. Also ensures that the museum grounds are safe and maintained, including snow removal and grounds keeping. Some hands-on work along with managing outside contractors is involved.
This position serves as first contact (24/7) for irregular openings/closings, false alarms, and any other issues related to the security system working with police and fire agencies as well as our own monitoring company.
Must work collaboratively and support other teams including the art team relating to securing and protecting the collection; and special events, including set-up and tear-down, and clean up.
Manages facilities budget, ordering of supplies and supervises one part-time person.
Excellent computer skills, the ability to manage a flexible schedule, and being a team player are a must. Completion of an Associate’s Degree in related field is preferred as is experience in supervision in the operation of a commercial or institutional facility. A well-rounded background and knowledge of HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems, including equipment maintenance and repairs is required. Valid PA driver’s license and the ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds are also required. Artists with appropriate skills are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates, please send letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Westmoreland is an EOE. No phone calls, please.