Bard College at Simon’s Rock seeks an energetic, resourceful, and hands-on Director of Physical Plant to coordinate, supervise, and lead the staff who support the facilities and campus community.
Areas of focus include: computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS); environmental health & safety; engineering documentation; logistics; building, road, and ground improvements; custodial services; utilities; maintenance and repair; and construction management. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration, the Director of Physical Plant manages a staff of 15 as well as external vendors.
Among other tasks, the Director of Physical Plant:
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facility or Construction Management, a related degree, or an equivalent combination of work experience (including specialty in a trade) and training. Six to nine years of progressively increasing responsibility is required, with experience that must have included construction, plant maintenance and successful supervision of skilled and unskilled maintenance employees. Highly developed organizational and task management skills are vital, as are a willingness and capacity to work actively in the field while managing personnel. Knowledge of all skilled trades and computer maintenance management systems is strongly preferred. Prior experience at an educational institution is desirable.
Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, MA is the only four-year college in the US specifically designed to allow highly motivated adolescents to begin higher education immediately after the tenth or eleventh grade. Home to approximately 400 residents, the campus is set on 275 acres with approximately 500,000 square feet of building space. For more information about the College and the campus, see www.simons-rock.edu.
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Bard College at Simon’s Rock is an equal opportunity employer. This is a full-time position with excellent employee benefits. Employment is contingent on successful completion of appropriate background checks. Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references to PMorrison@simons-rock.edu. No phone calls, please