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Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community. Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for over three decades. www.earthdance.net
The Buildings & Grounds Manager is responsible for directly supervising and coordinating the activities of Earthdance's buildings and grounds to ensure optimal levels of operations, customer safety, public aesthetic, sustainability of the facilities and grounds, and to stay within budget. This position is responsible for regular facility maintenance, custodial work, grounds keeping, and supervision of the buildings and grounds assistant and volunteers, as well as the gardener seasonally. The Building and Grounds Manager interfaces with other maintenance staff and contractors, supports larger capital projects onsite, and must be available to deal with emergencies when necessary.
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This position averages 30 hours/week year-round. Work often requires availability on weekends.
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a residential Core Staff position with on-site Room & Board included as compensation, though local residents will be considered for an off-site position. Benefits include paid time off, complimentary workshops and contact improvisation jams, access to Earthdance studio spaces, guest privileges, and community development opportunities.
Earthdance prefers a two-year minimum commitment; however, this is at-will employment. Position start date is June 17, 2017, or as soon as a suitable candidate is hired. Paid training is available beginning June 1, 2017.
Women, people of color, LGBT, and/or people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.