Society manages Boston’s Old State House, built in 1713 to serve as the seat of
government for Massachusetts and now one of the most visible stops on Boston’s
The temporary Facilities
Manager is a short-term position responsible for managing the building’s daily maintenance.
This position reports directly to the Director
of Finance & Administration. The Facilities Department also includes a part-time
Facilities Assistant and contracted cleaners.
The Manager is responsible for the
facility’s maintenance, engineering, custodial, life safety, and security
operations; supervises the Facilities Assistant, cleaning contractors
and other vendors providing building maintenance support; and sets standards
and best practices for the operation and maintenance of building systems.
The Manager ensures the Society’s compliance with city, state and federal
regulations, including licensing and inspection requirements governing
building operations, construction, and modification.
The Manager is a member of the Disaster Team, a cross-department working group.
The Team manages systems, procedures and training relating to personnel and
About this Organization:
The Bostonian Society brings people together to explore the vital debates about self-government that were sparked at the Old State House during Boston’s Revolutionary Era and that still animate our civic life today. We sustain and share the Old State House and our collections to inspire generations to come.
The Bostonian Society is committed to:
- Inspiring everyone to wrestle with the question of how to draw the circle of “We” in “We the People”.
- Exciting imagination by sharing the diverse voices and conversations of Boston’s Revolutionary Era in fresh and honest ways.
- Motivating people to directly participate in today’s debates about self-government that are rooted in discussions begun 250 years ago in the Old State House.
- Unlocking the power of place by creating a transporting experience at the Old State House that is accessible and lively.
- Cultivating new strengths to grow as an adaptive organization that builds collaborative and enduring relationships as we preserve the Old State House and refine our collections.