Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Montana, Montana
Internal Number: 302965
EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (BL-GEOL-IUBLA)
The Judson Mead Geological Field Station (IUGFS) is a unique Indiana University facility located in Montana and operated by the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) for one of the nation's top ranked field geology programs. The facility includes state of the art classroom building, faculty housing units, kitchen and cafeteria facilities, student dorm rooms, accessory buildings, and a resident manager house. More information about the Station can be found here, about the EAS here, and about College of Arts and Sciences here.
The Field Station and EAS strives to lead the nation in:
Teaching geosciences in the field;
Field-based geoscience research, both for new knowledge about the geology of SW Montana and better ways to teach geosciences in the field;
Development of best practices in field geosciences.
The Station is located at 633 S. Boulder Rd in the Tobacco Root Mountains just south of Cardwell, Montana near Yellowstone National Park, Lewis and Clark Caverns and the Butte-Anaconda mining district. We offer a world-class facility located in some of the most diverse and complex geology in North America. During the summer months the facility is an active teaching campus with up to 100 students, faculty, and staff on-site. In the off-season it is used by outside groups and the winter is an active time for maintenance and improvements.
We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission. For the full diversity statement, click here.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Manages building and property operations, including maintenance planning, security/access control, and emergency response.
Carries out regular cleaning and maintenance, performs unspecialized tasks as needed, including repairs and small construction projects.
Works with non-exempt Licensed & Skilled Trades staff and IU facilities staff to carry out specialized or large repair, maintenance, and construction projects.
Manages seasonal hourly staff.
Manages building operations and maintenance such as maintenance planning, security/access control, and emergency response. Coordinates fire and life safety, environmental safety procedures, and planning with university personnel and external agencies where required.
Performs periodic scheduled and ad hoc inspections to identify cleaning and property maintenance needs.
Prepares estimates for repairs and ensures building maintenance falls within allocated budget with an emphasis on cost-containment.
Participates in all aspects of project development, budget, implementation, and completion.
Participates in an on-call rotation to cover emergency situations.
Coordinates fulfillment of work orders for corrective action and routine maintenance; monitors progress, escalating complex matters as needed.
May provide guidance to non-exempt Licensed & Skilled Trades staff.
Bachelor's degree in facilities management, project management, business operations, or related field
5 years in facilities operations or management, project management, or other relevant job.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Demonstrates basic computer and internet literacy
Self-motivated and able to work independently as needed
Ability to use small power tools, diagnose and fix routine plumbing and electrical problems
Experience with the physical installation and maintenance of internet networks
Experience hosting on-site visitors
Experience managing hourly staff
Working Conditions / Demands
This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This is a 12-month position that lives on site at the IU Geological Field station in Montana.
Judson Mead Geological Field Station
$45,000 - $50,000 annually.
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.