Part-Time Facilities Manager Job Opening

Servant Church is hiring a part-time facilities manager. Please send a cover letter and one-page resume with relevant experience to info@servantchurchaustin.org.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 16. 

 

Facilities Manager
5-6 hours per week
(Comp time can be accrued but must be used within 28 days.)
Compensation $500/month

Essential functions

  • Develop community relationships in order to make Servant Church’s space available to community partners
  • Communicate with tenants and represent Servant Church at the monthly tenants meeting
  • Work with Servant Church ministry and administrative teams including vision team and trustees, alongside Asbury UMC, to delegate maintenance, cleaning, repair and remodeling needs to both private vendors and church members
  • Basic knowledge and tools for small maintenance and repair tasks
  • Identify, schedule, hire and manage contractors for larger maintenance and repair tasks, in consultation with trustees and other Servant Church teams
  • Coordinate with Asbury’s administrator on facilities-related matters
  • Act as the point person for questions and concerns related to tenants and partners
  • Build relationships with tenants and community partners and help trustees set and maintain building use policies, including payment and building access
  • Maintain the master facilities calendar for the building
  • Coordinate set up and clean up for church events
  • Supervise the custodial staff and maintain cleaning and restroom supplies.
  • Act as the emergency contact for urgent facility needs

Core Competencies
Servant Church’s facilities manager will need to be hospitable, patient and organized, with good communication skills and an appreciation that they are an ambassador for Servant Church to members of the wider community.

Hours will vary with church events, community partner relationships, and building maintenance and repair needs. The facilities manager must be a self-starter who takes initiative and can proactively manage long-term projects, but who also can be available, responsive and on-call for some timely building needs.

They will be responsible for recruiting, organizing, encouraging and interacting with volunteer church members who will assist with maintenance tasks and bring site concerns to attention. The facilities manager will also represent Servant Church to tenants and Asbury UMC through transitions for building use and policies, appreciating the important and sensitive nature of those relationships.

Servant Church meets in a shared, older space that is prone to maintenance issues and problems. The facilities manager will need to show attention to detail and aesthetic awareness. This is needed so that one can both react to issues as they arise and to plan in advance for site needs.

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