Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

Operations and Facilities Management

You’re a jack of all trades – at least that’s what people tell you. If there is a problem, you’ll solve it. And whether installing equipment, coordinating with vendors, or planning a new space, you can do it all. Variety is vital to your happiness, and you seek work that fulfills.

You believe prioritizing is a true art form. Even the tiniest of details deserves your attention, and you take pleasure in checking “complete” on tasks both big and small. Smooth sailing doesn’t happen by accident, and a well-kept and meticulously crafted workspace is crucial to your team’s efficiency and success.

We’re looking for a professional troubleshooter with your specifications to join our growing team!

As our new facilities specialist, you’ll apply your expertise and masterful problem-solving skills to develop and optimize our office space. You will play an important role in enhancing team workflow, ultimately advancing our educational mission to support scholars as they pursue valuable ideas like economic freedom and individual liberties.

We’re ready to meet you. Apply today!

Your responsibilities include:
• Proactively track and schedule preventive maintenance service for building systems
• Assist in inventory/stocking of kitchens, copy centers, classroom spaces, and common areas
• Troubleshoot and facilitate repair of furniture, office machinery, and other equipment as needed
• Respond to work requests, document facilities issues, and establish timelines for resolution
• Maintain inventory of company’s physical assets, including furniture, audio visual equipment, appliances, etc.
• Configure furniture in classrooms and conference rooms for events and meetings
• Prepare A/V connections in support of classrooms and meetings
• Provide general building maintenance and repairs including spot painting, light bulb replacement, door and/or lock replacements, installing wall hangings, staff moves, etc.
• Maintain a professional, productive, and efficient office space
• Assist in the maintenance of badge/key system

Required knowledge and skills you bring to the team:
• 2+ years of facilities management or related experience
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Technological aptitude, familiarity with Microsoft Office and other related technologies is preferred
• Working knowledge of building systems
• Ability to lift greater than 50 pounds
• Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated customer focus required
• High attention to detail
• High sense of urgency

EOE/M/F/D/V

The Charles Koch Institute and Charles Koch Foundation are working to advance a free society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and well-being. We do this by supporting universities, non-profits, and professional training programs to find the ideas and talent that will stimulate a movement and change the world.  

Because here, your life’s work matters.

Employee Benefits

Flexible and fulfilling work arrangements

401k matching

Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits

Full spectrum of life and disability insurance

Vacation, sick, and holiday pay

Eight weeks paid primary caregiver leave

Flexible Spending Accounts

Team-building activities

Continual professional training

Company discounts for entertainment, food, travel, sports, and more

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