Williams is pleased to announce the opening for a House Manager
overseeing the general operations of the President's House. This is
a part-time (20hrs/wk), year-round, regular appointment with
potential for expansion and occasional weeks of additional hours.
Reporting to the Assistant to the President, the Manager will
oversee all events and operations at the President's House.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and
its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our
expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working
in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race,
ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual
orientation, and religion. Applicants should highlight relevant
experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly
diverse employee community.
- Coordinate with the President's Office, Dining Services and the
Facilities staff to plan, organize, and host events at the
President's House and serve as “front-of-the-house”
manager for all events.
- Work closely with the Facilities Department to manage
President's house maintenance, including light housekeeping
alongside the custodial team.
- Provide limited personal administrative support for the
- Serve in an ambassadorial role with trustees, faculty, staff,
students, alumni, community members, and special guests.
- The successful manager will work evenings, including weekend
hours, and have relative flexibility with a schedule in order to be
responsive to the President's social obligations.
- Candidates for this position should be able to think
creatively, exercise independent judgment, and function effectively
as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment, under pressure
and time constraints.
- Event planning and management experience required.
- Ability to handle extensive public contact with courtesy, tact,
discretion and judgment
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
- Capacity to work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues
and various constituencies, individually or as a member of a
- Able to maintain strict confidentiality and possess absolute
- Ability to work in an environment where cats reside
- Valid driver's license
For optimal consideration please submit application by August 17,
2018. Review of resumes will continue until position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of
background information submitted by the applicant, including the
completion of a criminal record check, and education when
To apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu
. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via
phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution
located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts with easy
access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New
York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a
diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering
an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its
reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the
academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams
College website (http://www.williams.edu
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination,
Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive
community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and
August 01, 2018
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Williams is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.