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Director of Facilities Job Opportunity, History Nebraska (Lincoln, NE)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - job, opportunity, Nebraska
Contributed By: Kylie Hatten
Website: http://history.nebraska.gov

April 14, 2022

History Nebraska is seeking a proactive and knowledgeable project manager to serve as the agency’s Director of Facilities. As leader of the facilities team, this position is accountable for historic building maintenance at 27 buildings throughout the state and coordinating with the 309 Task Force on project proposal and funding requests. The Director of Facilities will make independent decisions and must be willing to take initiative. This position ensures that our buildings are well maintained, historically preserved, safe, and enjoyed by the public for years to come. 

Salary range is $51,667-$77,500 commensurate with education and experience, if approved. 

History Nebraska is a statewide educational institution that connects people to the past through our library and research center, conservation facility, interpretive sites, and the state archeology and historic preservation offices. History Nebraska’s objective is to become the most engaging and relevant state historical society in the nation. 

Our four core values are: 
• We do it Better Every Time. We are always looking to improve. When we fail, we know why and learn from it. 
• We Have Each Other’s Back. We work in groups. We candidly support one another for the betterment of the organization. 
• We Own It. If we say we are going to do something, we do our best to get it done. 
• We Are Curious. We never stop learning, and we encourage curiosity in others. 

Job location is 1500 R Street, Downtown

Examples of Work
Maintains preventative maintenance program for all facilities statewide
Serves as agency liaison with 309 Task Force to secure funding for maintenance and restoration projects
Provides supervision and leadership in maintenance and custodial departments
Works directly with the formal bid process in relation to contract workers and services
Identifies, prioritizes and recommends time frame for maintenance projects at all buildings statewide
Oversees capital construction projects
Manages and provides recommendations for building maintenance and construction project budgets.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS:  Three years of experience in the building maintenance trades, including one year of experience supervising others engaged in trades work.

PREFERRED:   Experience or background in historic building maintenance. 

OTHER:  Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to provide independent authorized transportation as necessary. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of building practices, construction, and carpentry.
Excellent project management skills; ability to oversee projects performed by HN staff and contractors.
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and keep projects within budget.
Excellent communication skills; effective presentation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with History Nebraska management and staff, contractors, and the public.
Ability to effectively supervise, direct, evaluate staff.

History Nebraska collects, preserves, and opens to all, the histories we share. We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is an essential element in making Nebraska’s rich history available to everyone.

History Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Our work is meaningful and challenging, and we believe diverse perspectives will make it better.


Applications must be submitted on the statejobs.nebraska.gov website no later than Monday, May 2, 2022 11:59 PM. You can access the site by clicking on the link to the job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/3514748/director-of-facilities. All relevant skills and experience should be included.

 


Keywords: job, opportunity, Nebraska

Posted: April 14, 2022
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