Boston Architectural College

320 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
July 31, 2018

Central Massachusetts



Maintenance Supervisor/Lead Carpenter


Reporting to the AVP of Facilitiesthe Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing maintenance staff and performs routine building maintenance.

It is expected that all employees of the BAC are able to be flexible and work collaboratively in order to meet the needs of the College. Accordingly, other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time to successfully meet the needs of the College.


· Receive work requests from staff

· Performs electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC repairs as needed

· Provide on-call services: liaison with vendors and coordinator construction as needed

· Ensures life safety equipment is maintained and in good order

· Ensures the smooth operation of all building equipment

· Performs department employee reviews

· Provides back up security staff

· Maintains coherent work request system with timely response

· Train staff on safety protocols, OSHA compliance, and other “Tool Boy Talks”

· Ensures that all buildings are clean and neat


EDUCATIONAL criteria: A minimum of a high school diploma, preferably at a vocational school.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:A minimum of three years of supervisory experience, preferably in an academic environment. Demonstrates ability to perform variety of tasks in the building trades, with emphasis on carpentry and HVAC equipment maintenance.

· Ability to give clear direction to subordinates

· Demonstrates ability to maintain the highest professional standards in carpentry

· Knowledge of OSHA, MSDS, and ADA standards

· Familiarity with vendor contracting practices

· Solid supervisory background in at least one of the building trades

· Ability to communicate effectively with team members and the public.

· Familiarity with MS Office desirable

· Ability to respond to emergencies during weekends and nights

Apply by:
September 01, 2018
About this Organization:
The Boston Architectural College is a dynamic institution on the leading edge of design education. Located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay, the BAC is an independent, accredited college of spatial design, founded in 1889. With over 800 degree program students, the BAC offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Design Studies. The BAC stresses excellence in practice-based professional education, and accessibility to the design professions. The BAC has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as providing World-class Programs with High Distinction. BAC Professional & Continuing Education offers classes and certificate programs for design professionals and for those who wish to explore design, renew skills or increase expertise. The Landscape Institute continues its celebrated tradition at the BAC offering in-depth study of horticulture, landscape design, history and preservation. The BAC’s central location and its strong links with the design community make it a strategic educational center for the discussion of design issues.