About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesPrimary Purpose Coordinates and supervises general carpentry/painting/masonry/door/lock/roof/glass related maintenance and repairs for all campus buildings, facilities and housing.
Generates and receives carpentry, painting, door and lock work orders from the work control desk; schedules work assignments, monitors progress and quality of work.
Evaluates work projects.
Determines and coordinates staffing requirements.
Maintains records of completed work.
Administers safe operating practices/procedures and maintains a safe and efficient working environment.
Assists in the hiring and evaluation of personnel.
Trains personnel and approves time off, monitors work performance, resolves employee issues and keeps morale high.
Coordinates work schedule with supervisors of other maintenance trade groups and outside contractors.
Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established Vassar College and departmental policies and procedures.
Inspects, monitors and supervises contractor work performance.
Ensures timely completion of jobs and smooth departmental operations.
Orders equipment and supplies as necessary.
Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from Managers.
Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.
Qualifications High school diploma, vocational training or equivalent required. 10 years of carpentry and painting experience required. Prior supervisory experience required. Must be knowledgeable in the use of various hand and power tools and their maintenance to be able to supervise the work. Knowledge of carpentry methods and mathematics necessary. Knowledge of paint types and paint mixing helpful. Must have driver's license. Good interpersonal skills. Must be available for emergency maintenance calls on evenings and weekends. May require some overtime.
Required Applicant Documents
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 references with your online application. All attachments must be in PDF format. Inquiries may be directed to (845)437-5860. Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.