Career Opportunities

Building Operations Director

Oversee building operating systems, facilities/maintenance, technical engineering services, security and fire systems through a continual, systematic maintenance program; to manage the Security and Maintenance Staff, administer the department’s short-term and long-range goals and budget, and oversee special projects. This position reports to the Deputy Director. 
  • Maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the Museum’s goals and mission. 
  • Understand, monitor performance and direct maintenance of the fire, security, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
  • Administer long term maintenance schedule of building and facility repairs and replacements.
  • Negotiate and administer applicable outside service agreements and subcontracts.
  • Supervise, hire and train the Maintenance Supervisor and Security Supervisor.
  • Oversee the hiring and training of all department personnel.
  • Schedule and oversee all building maintenance, including –
  • Interior appearance and lighting
  • Exterior grounds and lighting
  • Museum equipment, including required State and local inspections
  • Department requests for special projects, scheduled through work orders
  • General minor repairs, including  painting, light carpentry
  • Insure maintenance and integrity of security and fire systems
  • Become thoroughly familiar with security systems, procedures and actions related to security alarm activation
  • Able to cultivate strong relationships with members of the Board of Trustees; gracious and polite when dealing with members and visitors.
  • Coordinate with Events staff, or other appropriate Museum staff, the use of the Museum facilities and building services. 
  • Coordinate with the Curatorial staff the preparation and installation of exhibitions, including construction, painting, assembly and disassembly. 
  • Coordinate the purchase of all department supplies in accordance with Museum purchasing procedures.
  • Monitor budgeted expenditures, explain variances, and advise on corrective plan.  
  • Maintain a capital replacement budget.
  • Evening and weekend hours expected.
Security and Maintenance Supervisor 
Bachelors Degree or Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Security, or Building Management preferred.

  • 5 years active management experience preferred.  Proven record in team leadership, staff supervision and budget management.
  • Ability to train, supervise, direct, motivate and evaluate staff.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be computer literate. Experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD, and/or Johnson Control’s Metasys software preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Please send cover letter and resume by email to

The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.