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Manager of Maintenance 


Job Summary:

The Manager of Maintenance oversees a broad range of responsibilities to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable environment to the guests and staff of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (AMMP). Integral to the operations of this world-class museum, the Manager will develop, train, and oversee a dynamic general maintenance and custodial services department. The incumbent in this position will also undertake a range of administrative and project driven tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the maintenance of the museum’s facilities, including custodial and grounds.
  • Hire, train, and manage the custodial staff, including the review and evaluation of work assignments.
  • Develop and oversee preventative and routine maintenance plans and schedules appropriate personnel and vendors for maintaining the safety, utility, and appearance of the museum facility.
  • Prepare work orders and review the work of staff and outside contractors and inspect for completion of work.
  • Acts as liaison to services vendors including lift equipment maintenance, window washing, pest control service, and other providers.
  • Develops training and safety programs and operating manuals for a broad range of facilities and custodial tasks.
  • Assist with procurement and ordering of essential supplies for the regular maintenance of building systems and custodial tasks.
  • Organize and file appropriate documentation to ensure compliance for regulatory compliance with appropriate government agencies.
  • Create and maintain a directory of vendors including bid and work histories.
  • Coordinate maintenance and custodial work with internal resources.
  • Assist with developing budgets for areas under supervision include for consumable supplies, major repairs and upgrades, vendor contracts, and staffing costs.
  • Provide essential facilities staff support at Public Programs and events.
  • Perform regular performance assessments for all personnel under supervision.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a museum or similar public cultural environment.
  • 5 years of experience working in facilities and dealing with a range of service vendors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Should have working knowledge of Title 24, ADA, and Cal/OSHA standards.
  • Knowledge of safety and hazard procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of safety practices applicable to shops or construction sites.
  • Proficient use of standard office software and work order systems; familiarity with BMS systems a big plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen eye to organizing data.
  • Excellent customer service skills; must possess “can do” attitude.
  • Able to operate a motor vehicle, maintain a valid driver’s license, have proof of insurance, and a good driving record.
  • Work outside of normal work hours is required for major museum events.
  • Ability to lift and/or move a minimum of 20 pounds.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Manager of Facilities  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 10/12/2018  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy. Accordingly, the Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy's commitment to diversity.


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