The Rockefeller University seeks a Field Research Center Manager to join Field Research Center. The Field Research Center Manager will oversee the daily operations, buildings and grounds maintenance, and support of the bird-keeping program and research projects at the Field Research Center in Millbrook, NY. Administrative responsibilities will include coordination and maintenance of the Field Center yearly budget, collecting and distributing mail, answering phone calls and voicemail as necessary, ordering and stocking supplies, managing accounts payable, and managing the weekly time sheets for hourly employees. Will be responsible for lawn mowing, snow removal, maintenance of walking trails and stone driveway, monitoring and maintaining fire alarms and fire extinguishers, repairing plumbing, changing light bulbs and ballasts as necessary, cleaning A/C units, and servicing equipment including a plow, tractor, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, a 150KVA standby generator, and a pickup truck. The Field Research Center Manager will maintain licenses and prepare for inspections by AAALAC, NYS Dept. of Health for Use of Living Animals License and Radioactive Materials License, NYS DEC, OSHA, and Duchess County Dept. of Health. Will prepare for Lab Safety inspections and coordinate waste pickup of hazardous materials. Will send monthly Public Water Supply operations reports for two wells and coordinate water tests. Will maintain the Millbrook operating checkbook account, maintain service contracts and keep records, and provide emergency response to severe weather events.
High School or Trade School required. Must have proven experience as facilities manager and be well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices. Must be able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems. Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles required. Must have working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC21077
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.