Studio Facilities Coordinator (Part-Time)

The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Sep 11, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
About The Kennedy Center "I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." - President John F. Kennedy The Kennedy Center is the nation's cultural center and living memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Located on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, DC, the Center presents performances across all genres, and is also home to artistic affiliates Washington National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra.Mission Statement:As the nation's performing arts center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and connecting with artists, inspiring and educating communities. We welcome all to create, experience, learn about, and engage with the arts. Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion The Kennedy Center is a welcoming and inclusive culture where everyone benefits - we do it in a way that honors everyone's humanity. We are able to advance our mission because of committed and passionate employees. We are fortunate to be able to leverage their diverse perspectives, life experiences and skills to inform how our workplace can be a safe, transparent, and replenishing community. Through honest discussion, our focus on DEI, and the creation of aD&I council, we are committed to always being the best versions of ourselves.Job DescriptionPay: $20/hour The Studio Facilities Coordinator cares for all Washington National Opera Studio related issues including maintenance, capital improvements, and day-to-day operations. The Coordinator will also serve as WNO Studio facilities liaison between WNO and the property management company. Duties andResponsibilities30% Perform weekly building inspections for deficiencies. Coordinator service requests for WNO Studio including, but not limited to, custodial services, HVAC, passenger and freight elevators, security system, vending, etc. Schedule electrician, plumber, and repairman as necessary. 20% Coordinate capital improvements for WNO Studio. 15% Ensure coverage of WNO Studio front desk during office hours in coordination with Costume Department and Rehearsal Planning. 10% Serve as WNO Studio facilities liaison between WNO and property management company. 10% Manage the WNOS parking lot, space assignments, distribution and collection of passes. In collaboration with Kennedy Center Security, manage and track stock of building proximity badges and alarm codes. 10% Coordinate facility rentals including responding to cold calls, contracting, and staffing. 5% Other duties as assigned. N/A Responds to the needs and requests of Kennedy Center management and staff in a professional and expedient manner; Adheres to all employer policies and procedures. KeyQualificationsBachelor's degree or equivalent, OR commensurate experience in a similar capacity at a comparable organization 1-3 years of experience in facilities management, interest or experience with performing arts Experience with computerized information systems and their application, including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, knowledge of ArtsVision a strong plus. Skills & KnowledgeQualificationsExperience managing building maintenance Ability to establish priorities. Multitask. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Willingness to work flexible hours (ie, meet building vendor before business hours etc. Interest in positive interpersonal interaction, openness to diverse work situations, and sense of humor strongly encouraged. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud, based on rehearsal and/or performance elements. Travel of less than 5% may be required between the Kennedy Center and WNO Studio in Takoma, DC. PDN-93f7a0d3-28cd-4ecd-9779-68ad3a3c67e4SDL2017

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