JOB TITLE: Wyss Campus Facility Manager
REPORTS TO: Special Programs Manager, NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI)
JOB OBJECTIVES: Oversee all operations and management of the 240 acre year round, residential Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus. Develop strategic plans for long-term use of the campus property. Maintain campus to provide a safe, functional, clean, welcoming and comfortable environment for students and instructors. Ensure compliance with all applicable codes and regulations. Oversee caterers and other permanent and seasonal staff.
· Strong written and oral communication and management skills required in the areas of staff supervision, human resources, logistics planning, event hosting, budget development, implementation and monitoring.
· Strong communication skills to facilitate relationships with students, land management agencies, neighbors and the public.
· Experience with physical plant design and construction, and a working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems including HVAC systems.
· Must understand and comply with OSHA, relevant building and fire codes, public water supply and ADA regulations for commercial and public places.
· Must be able to utilize a variety of software and databases.
· Must be able to climb and work from a ladder, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., operate a variety of tools, equipment and vehicles.
· Must meet NOLS driving requirements and be able to obtain a NOLS 3D driving endorsement.
LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES: Immediate supervisor for Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus Facility Assistant with responsibility for hiring, training, annual performance reviews, firing, and performance coaching. Responsible for the hiring and supervising of outside contractors including catering staff. Work collaboratively with WMI Director, WMI Special Programs Manager and WMI Program Manager to establish expectations for campus operation.
FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: Develop annual campus operating budget to include programmatic usage, personnel, maintenance, construction projects and intermediate and long-term asset requests. Authority to requisition supplies and tools, and sign purchase orders. Responsible for proper preventative and remedial maintenance of Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus buildings, fixtures, appliances, tools, and vehicles.
35% Manage risk by maintaining facility in safe, secure, functional order year-round. Maintain site security including interactions with the general public and neighbors.
15% Oversee preventative facility maintenance, repairs, services checks, renovations, new construction and safety inspections. Perform maintenance tasks as necessary. Must maintain certification as a public water systems operator.
15% Hire, train, and supervise facility staff. Negotiate private services contracts. Interact with external audiences and land management agencies.
10% Perform administrative duties including the development of policies, purchasing, bookkeeping and requisitions that affect the operation of the campus.
5% Respond to emergencies including maintenance emergencies and student or instructor emergencies. Enforce campus policies with user groups. Includes after hours response.
5% Provide welcome, check in and check out, and orientation for facility users.
5% Develop multi-year vision for campus including management of Sportsman’s access, conservation easement, intentional trail system, and agricultural use practices.
5% Develop annual budget in coordination with WMI Director.
5% Attend departmental meetings.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees.
E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-Verify.
WORK LOCATION: Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, 13 miles south of Lander, WY. This is a full-time, year-round position. The Wyss Campus Facility Manager is required to live at the Wyss Campus. Housing is provided with the position.
HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to: Gates Richards | NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute, 284 Lincoln St., Lander, WY 82520 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 307-335-2359 (voice) | 307-335-2355 (fax)
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: June 25, 2012
START DATE: August 20, 2012