Maintenance and Operations Manager
Anticipated start date of April 3, 2017
- Supervises staff and participates in daily preventative maintenance and custodial activities, which may include moving boats, painting, window repair, replacing locks;
- Directs, assigns and evaluates the work of subordinate personnel and perform on the job training of custodial, maintenance staff as needed;
- Monitors a preventative maintenance program designed to retain buildings, grounds, and schedules repairs when necessary;
- Discusses maintenance, report and operational needs with Executive Director and Controller;
- Prepares RFP’s and oversees an established bidding process;
- Performs basic preventative maintenance and/or repairs equipment, including plumbing and heating systems;
- Performs minor electrical repairs;
- Troubleshoots problems with equipment, including HVAC and electrical systems and when a non-routine issue is found, contacts contractors to perform repairs;
- Performs visual inspections of painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical ad other mechanical maintenance and construction work performed by private contractors, and maintenance staff to ensure work is conducted and completed in a satisfactory manner;
- Monitors expenses to ensure budgetary limits, as establish in the annual budget and approved by the Board of Trustees, are not exceeded;
- Tracks inventory, and when necessary orders cleaning supplies, paper products, and equipment for buildings;
- Removes ice and snow from sidewalks;
- Cleans public spaces, bathrooms, offices;
- Uses a variety of tools and operates a variety of motors, and other equipment related to buildings and grounds maintenance and repair including snow blowers, leaf blowers, pickup trucks, drills, screwdrivers, wrenched, pliers, plungers;
- Attend weekly staff team meetings and coordinate certain projects with fellow members of the staff team;
- Attend periodic Building and Grounds Committee meetings.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
Good knowledge of:
- Modern buildings and grounds maintenance and repair practice and procedures;
- Safety precautions and practices associated with modern buildings and grounds maintenance and repair;
- Practices techniques of one or more of the skilled trades (including journey level experience as a carpenter, electrician, mason, plumber, and/or heating, ventilating and air conditioning installers;
- Basic computer and email skills with good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite;
- The principles and practices of supervision.
- Plan and schedule work, including determining staff, equipment and supplies needed;
- Train and supervise subordinates;
- Create organize, and maintain accurate records and files;
- Effectively, efficiently, and safely use tools and operate equipment related to buildings and grounds maintenance and repair;
- To visually inspect the work of building tradespersons and contractors;
- Monitor budgets to ensure expenditure are within authorized and reasonable limits;
- Good Communication skills, understand and follow written and verbal instruction; good computer skills comfortable with email;
- Be a good team player;
- Mechanical aptitude, and
- Willingness to work under adverse weather conditions.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one of the following:
a) An Associate’s degree or higher-level degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Building Construction, building maintenance or repair work in one or more of the skilled trades (journey level experience as a carpenter, electrician, mason, plumber, painter and/or heating, ventilation, air conditioning installer) which included one of supervisory experience; or
b) Thirty credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university and three years’ experience in general building construction, building maintenance or repair work in more than one of the skilled trades, which includes one year of supervisor experience; or
c) Four years of experience in school facilities maintenance, general building construction, building maintenance, or repair work in one or more of the skilled trades, which includes one year of supervisor experience.
- Must live within 30 minutes response of museum.
- Possession of a valid NY State driver’s license.
This is a salaried, full-time year round. The Antique Boat Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the names of 3 professional references to Maintenance and Operations Manager Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624 or email submissions to email@example.com.
Director of Advancement
Reports to: Executive Director
This senior level position serves as a key Antique Boat Museum (ABM) staff team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the ABM. In partnership with the ED & fellow ABM staff team, this position is responsible for primary fundraising and development activities. The Director of Advancement will help forge new relationships to build the ABM’s financial resources adding to its visibility, and impact. The Director of Advancement will carry out existing fundraising efforts, and design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support at a multitude of levels.
In addition, the Director of Advancement will work closely with the Board of Trustees and support board members as they take an active fundraising role.
This key staff position provides management, leadership, and visionary responsibility for the Museum’s advancement activities, which includes but is not limited to annual fundraising, special campaigns, event and general sponsorships, and the full range of membership levels. Working closely with the Executive Director, Advancement Office staff, the Director of Advancement will:
- Oversee the development of the next Birthday campaign, plan and oversee future fundraising campaigns to attract the maximum gift support possible for the Museum.
- Increase and steward Friends of the Museum and general membership levels.
- Cultivate museum relationships with top-level benefactors.
- Sustain relationships with existing private foundation supporters.
- Build new relationships with corporate and private foundations.
- Oversee the design and implementation of a corporate sponsorship program.
- Oversee the creation of a grant-writing machine to tap into state and federal funding.
- Assist with and maximize the scope, function, and influence of the International Advisory Council.
- Work with the TIBM to maximize Museum funding opportunities in Canada.
- Insure that the infrastructure of the Advancement Office is appropriately supported through the development and maintenance of software, policies and procedures manual, annual action plans and departmental operating budgets.
- Support and partner with the ED and Board members on major/minor fundraising initiatives.
- Collaborate with the ED and Controller to develop and implement ABM’s financial strategy.
- Actively work with the ED and ABM staff team to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants, etc.
- Have primary responsibility for development and execution of funding proposals; write and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship management approach.
- Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position ABM ahead of major funding changes or trends.
- Monitor donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to ED and Board and fellow ABM staff team.
- Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the Advancement program.
- Identify, develop, and mentor the Advancement Office team; conduct annual staff evaluations.
- Serve as the staff liaison of the Advancement Committee.
- Play a role in the Marketing efforts and support the Director of Events and Marketing.
- With direction by the ED oversee Board communications.
- Serve as the production manager of the ABM Newsletters and Annual Report (Gazette Annual)
- Carry out other responsibilities and tasks as requested or assigned by the Executive Director.
This is a salaried full-time year round position. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the names of 3 professional references to Director of Advancement Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624 or email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.