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Facilities Manager

The Arts Council of Princeton’s Facilities Manager performs many maintenance, safety and management tasks that promote a clean and safe working environment for the building’s employees. The Full-Time Facilities Manager reports to the Executive Director. This position will be responsible for ensuring successful technical management, coordination, oversight and operation of the arts center for classes, rehearsals and performances, as well as all internal and external events and daily vendor relations.

Regular Hours: 
Monday to Friday, 7-3pm, Nights and Weekends on occasion.

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: $45,000 


JOB responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas, such as offices, classrooms, parking lots and outdoor spaces

  • Responsible for building operations, including overseeing of interior maintenance (cleaning), exterior maintenance (snow removal, landscaping), upkeep (repainting as needed, general maintenance such as trash removal, lighting, signage), systems (such as fire, sprinkler, alarm, HVAC maintenance and scheduling, domestic water, elevator, appliances, studio electronics, telephones, office equipment, studio equipment); responsible for all inspections pertaining to the building (fire, insurance, Town)

  • Scheduling routine inspections and emergency repairs with outside vendors

  • Maintaining outdoor spaces (sweeping, picking up trash, etc.),

  • Light Cleaning

  • Performing routine maintenance on facilities and making repairs as needed

  • Work with Office Administrator for ordering of supplies for facilities, programs, fundraisers and events

  • Responsible for contract negotiations with all supply vendors, including office equipment (phones, fax, printers, copiers), office supplies (paper goods, printed materials), building supplies (maintenance, studios), events, facilities (HVAC, Fire, Sprinkler, Maintenance, Phones, IT systems, office equipment, studio equipment); always strive to get the most value for the lowest cost

  • Responsible for organization’s compliance with Federal ADA guidelines, to ensure compliance with New Jersey State Council on the Arts general operating grant (includes attending seminars, updating plan as directed by New Jersey State Council on the Arts)

  • Responsible for life safety measures to ensure safe operation of the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts on a daily basis

  • Maintaining day-to-day operations of facilities, such as delegating or completing maintenance orders

  • Work with Executive Director and financial administrator on operating budget

  • Handle all repairs within scope of ability to save organization expense for same by outside contractors’ pledges

  • Work with Office Administrator to support Rental Events

skills & qualifications

The Facilities Manager uses many soft skills and industry knowledge to maintain the commercial properties they oversee, including:

  • Mechanical skills and knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, and other building systems

  • Proficiency with repair tools and techniques

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak with all levels of employees, guests, vendors, and team members

  • Great time management, organization, and prioritization abilities

  • Keen attention to detail and efficient problem-solving skills

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and comfortable standing or walking for extended periods of time


  • Paid time off – Including Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time

  • Medical & Dental – Employee coverage available

  • ACP Membership – Discounts at participating businesses

  • Free or Discounted Classes – Available to employee and immediate family members

Please submit resume and three references via email with “Facilities Manager” in the title line. No phone calls please.