Director of Operations
Full-time, exempt; annual reviews.
$50,000 – $68,000
Responsible for supervising housekeeping and maintenance personnel.
Responsible for maintaining the campus and multiple components of its physical plant, including
two historic sites, to provide a safe, secure, and stable environment for their protection and that
of the public, staff, visitors, and volunteers. Work with Chief of Security to implement safety and
security procedures for all staff, volunteers, and visitors.
- Maintain and monitor all facility systems and equipment, responding to and resolving problems where and when appropriate.
- Plan and carry-out seasonal maintenance program to ensure proper care and functioning of museum campus and related equipment.
- Working in partnership with the Director of Operations, Chief Curator, and Chief of Security to prepare for emergencies through risk management planning, coordinate safety training for all staff to include fire safety, fire extinguisher and evacuation procedures.
- Identify and develop a plan for maintenance, repair and annual upkeep.
- Develop goals on planning and prioritizing large-scale maintenance and repair efforts.
- Manage annual department budget, keeping records of expenditures, repairs and maintenance on all buildings and properties.
- Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Team.
- Ability to address day-to-day and long term responsibilities independently, convey professional, positive manner to co-workers, especially subordinates.
- Resolve issues and concerns showing flexibility and cooperativeness. Supportive of colleagues in all areas of museum operations.
- Knowledge of OSHA and other environmental regulations.
- General knowledge of security practices and procedures.
- Strong procurement and negotiation skills.
- Three years’ experience in plant management, experience with demonstrable skills in staff supervision and facilities management.
- Background in mechanical engineering.
- Knowledge in addressing and resolving issues and situations which are potentially hazardous or which may cause loss to the Museum.
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Welcome and embrace differences among employees and visitors.
- Perform effectively as a member of a team in carrying out the Museum’s stated Mission and Core Values.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; problem solving ability, attention to detail, ability to recognize and address day-to-day and long-term responsibilities without direct supervision; goal oriented; be supportive of colleagues in all areas of museum operations.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Location: Based in Rockland, Maine
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