In support of the teaching mission of the Physics Department, the primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Building Manager for Rockefeller Hall. Manage and communicate all aspects of maintenance, project planning, emergency maintenance response and infrastructure issues with tenant departments and units operating in Rockefeller Hall. Provide oversight for all key and lock programming for faculty, staff and graduate student Teaching Assistants. Coordinate with Endowed Zone facilities management, state and federal inspectors as well as the Director of Facilities for the College of Arts and Sciences as required.
Secondarily, the Building Manager will provide assistance, equipment accountability and from time to time repairs of undergraduate laboratory classrooms and set-ups. Serve as the lead lab technician for over 40 experiments in the auto-tutorial physics classroom. Coordinate with respective faculty, and other lab staff on lab instructional requirements as required and assist with the training of graduate Teaching Assistants. Assist with the evaluation, calibration, troubleshooting and maintenance of all mechanical, electronic and optical equipment. Set-up repair and modify computer based experiments. Assist with lecture demonstration set-up and takedown as needed.
Assist with community outreach and engagement on behalf of the department.
We recognize this position is somewhat of a hybrid as we are looking for an individual with a variety of skills. Training and support will be provided to the hired candidate and we encourage applicants with strengths in either facilities or physics to apply.
Required Qualifications: Associates degree with more than 4 years and less than 6 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must demonstrate initiative, self- motivation, strong service orientation and ability to work well with faculty, staff and students. Strong organizational skills. Effective oral and written communications and record keeping.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in maintenance, troubleshooting, interfacing and repair of current computer systems, file servers and networks is helpful. Knowledge and understanding of building maintenance as well as trade support is also helpful. A working knowledge of basic physics principles. Experience in the areas of electronics, digital and analog circuitry, mechanical fabrication and optics. Experience working in a higher education setting, a plus.
Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, April 30, 2019. To be considered, please submit BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save as one document before attaching.
No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.
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