Facilities Coordinator

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Position Title:

Facilities Coordinator

Department this Position Reports to:

Outdoor Programs

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SEIU Level:

Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category:

Regular Full Time

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Location of Position:

112 Robinson Hall

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Position Purpose:

Responsible for facilities that support the mission of the Office of Outdoor Programs (OPO). Plans and schedules both short- and long-term maintenance and repair for Outdoor Program facilities. Provides leadership and guidance to students and student organizations in facility use and management as part of the outdoor education program.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

High School plus 5+ years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

· High school diploma· At least 6 years of experience related to general construction, repair, and trades experience, or the equivalent combination of experience and education.· Possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license and continued qualification as an “approved driver” under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.· Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.· Strong organizational skills and the ability to plan and manage programs.· Physical fitness and skills necessary to lead programs.· Knowledge of facilities operations, maintenance, and management.· Strong budgetary management experience.· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.· Solid understanding of an ability to implement risk management standards in a variety of outdoor settings.· Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college education.
  • Prior experience working with college-age populations, especially in student advising roles.
  • Current Wilderness First Responder certification (or above) or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Outdoor instruction certifications, such as:
  • Rock climbing certifications, such as AMGA Single Pitch Instructor or above
  • Paddling certifications, such as:
  • Swift water rescue
  • ACA Level 3 (river/flatwater) or Levels 4 or 5 (white water) in a particular paddling discipline
  • Avalanche safety certifications, such as a Level 1 Pro or above from an AAA-certified training program
  • ACCT Challenge Course Manager certification

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Coz Teplitz, Director of Outdoor Programs

Talent Acquisition Consultant:

Rabia Gandhi

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

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Facilities Planning/Management/Operations (60%)

  • Plans, develops, and schedules both short- and long-term use and maintenance and repair for all Outdoor Program facilities.
  • Inspects facilities and identifies, reports, and coordinates all maintenance requirements and resolves potential safety problems.
  • In collaboration with the Director, develops, implements, and maintains a master plan for new projects and schedules for needed maintenance and repair work, deciding schedule modifications and changes.
  • Assesses and evaluates student interests and needs to establish goals and objectives for facility operations.
  • Coordinates student/staff /volunteer work trips for facility maintenance and manages the operations of OPO’s outdoor recreation facilities throughout the state, including supervising regular inspections and maintenance.
  • In collaboration with Director, develops and implements observance of operating policies and procedures to ensure that all facilities meet Dartmouth College standards for safety and security.
  • Evaluates patterns and trends in facility use, recommending and implementing operation changes so that they meet the needs of the campus community.
  • Provides consultation to students and student groups on opportunities for volunteer work and develops and implements training.
  • Coordinates with student organizations/clubs to identify logistical and facility requirements for their activities and events.
  • Oversees operation and maintenance of OPO vehicles.
  • Oversees the operation and maintenance of sophisticated Nordic ski grooming equipment in consultation with the Ski Team and Director. Supervises or performs maintenance on ~30 km of Nordic ski trails, ensuring proper design/grooming of trail and placement of signs for skier safety. Oversees special event setup and breakdown. Responsible for upkeep of a substantial inventory of ski trail/race management equipment.
  • Supervises trails, cabins and project crews of student workers and volunteers (College alumni, employees, and students). Instructs staff in technical skills necessary to do the work to include trade techniques and methods, operation and handling of equipment, and unskilled laboring tasks. Ensures instruction and compliance with Outdoor Programs and College policies and all safety standards.

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Department Administration (10%)

  • As a member of the Outdoor Programs staff team, participates in strategic planning for the department and supports the vision and mission of the Division of Student Affairs and the Outdoor Programs department.
  • In collaboration with the Director, interacts with local, state, and national agencies and organizations that could have an impact on Dartmouth out-of-doors activities.

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Budget Management (5%)· With input from the Director, assists in developing and managing the annual budget for the operation and maintenance of OPO facilities.

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Programming (20%)· Supports and participates in student clubs and program activities. Teaches outdoor skills and designs and implements outdoor training courses/programs in facility construction and maintenance.· As directed by the Associate Director, serves as advisor to student club(s). Ensures club activities are consistent with College and OPO policies; supports the student leadership of clubs.· As directed by the Associate Director, designs, and implements outdoor programming and instruction, which will regularly include multi-day programs and work on nights, weekends, and holidays.

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Miscellaneous (5%)

  • Works with Director, Associate Director and Assistant Directors to identify and resolve risk management issues that have an impact on OPO facilities.
  • Trains and collaborates with Assistant Directors and Program Coordinators to keep them informed and knowledgeable of facility management policies and procedures in their role as backup.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned

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