Operations Assistant

Operations 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 setting up for an event, you can do it all. Variety is vital to your happiness, and you find fulfillment in impressing internal customers with your responsiveness and ability to anticipate needs.

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 organization’s efficiency and success.

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

As our new operations assistant, 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 office systems
• Assist in inventory/stocking of kitchens, copy centers, training spaces, and common areas
• Troubleshoot and facilitate set up and repair of furniture and other office 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.
• Collaborate with events team to configure furniture in training rooms and set up for events
• Provide backup A/V connections in support of classrooms and meetings
• Constantly seek to develop and refine internal processes and proactively seek and solve problems using sound economic thinking
• Maintain a professional, productive, and efficient office space

Required knowledge and skills you bring to the team:
• 2+ years of professional or customer service experience
• High school diploma or higher level of education
• Technological aptitude, proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
• Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated customer focus required
• High attention to detail
• High sense of urgency

Standout candidates will also bring:
• Working knowledge of A/V building systems a plus
• Experience with building maintenance or facilities management

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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