Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Reports to the General Manager and provides daily management of all maintenance services at the Connors Retreat and Conference Center in Dover, MA. Also, independently assesses and evaluates general building, landscape and snow removal, utility and security needs, and makes and completes any minor repairs, as needed. In addition, coordinates room set ups for all scheduled events and programs, including timely moving, staging and operation of equipment and furnishings (tables, chairs, podiums, sound systems, etc.). Also consults with the Facilities Director of Support Services and University Properties to coordinate and manage all trade, life safety and support services necessary to operate the property.
Hiring Range: $46,750 - $58,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Experience in building maintenance and/or construction is required. Strong mechanical aptitude preferred. Licenses and certificates in any building trade, including operating engineer, is advantageous. Knowledge of conference, retreat or hotel operations would be helpful; and experience working with and/or supporting conference and/or retreat work is a plus. Gardening and landscaping experience is preferred. The position requires an independent, self-starter who can work with limited direct supervision, and is well organized and detail oriented. Also required is the ability to plan and execute in a timely manner. A positive customer service attitude and ability to relate to and work with various constituencies within a higher education environment is essential.
· High school diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelor's degree would be an asset. · Computer skills with proficiency in excel and word is preferred. · Must have a reliable vehicle and valid Massachusetts driver's license to pick-up items, etc. and assist with minor snowplowing when guests are on-site. · Must be able to lift 35-50 lbs. to manage deliveries, and move furnishings, equipment, and supplies. · On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to emergency situations, as needed. Overnight and weekend coverage may be required, especially when groups are in residence, to handle any property emergencies that may arise.
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Internal Number: 2066
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.