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Posted: 07/17/2014

Employer
Michigan State Capitol Commission

Under the direction of the Michigan State Capitol Commission, the Director, manages and oversees the daily operation, fiscal control, and administration of the national landmark State Capitol Building and grounds which includes the management of Facility Operations and Capitol Tour and Information Service staff. The restored Capitol Building houses the Michigan Senate and the House of Representatives Chambers, legislative leadership offices and meeting rooms and the ceremonial gubernatorial office along with legislative and gubernatorial staff offices. The Michigan Legislature is a yearly full-time operation. The Capitol Building also has a Michigan State Police operational center, concession stand, press room and tour orientation rooms. This historic landmark remains open to public tours, and hosts events both in the building and on the grounds. This position manages and oversees capital improvement and construction projects for the Capitol Building and grounds. Oversees the daily operation of all services and interior/exterior maintenance needed to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Capitol Building for use by the public and the building occupants. Plans, directs, and supervises the work of subordinate supervisors and other personnel, attends and reports to the MI Capitol Commission monthly and works with Commission’s work groups on an on-going basis. Serves as liaison to other State agencies, legislative offices, and community groups and is a media contact and spokesperson for Capitol events and operations. This is an extremely responsible management and administrative position with a high level of public visibility. The Director serves as Executive Director of the Michigan Capitol Committee, an advisory legislative policy committee to the Michigan State Capitol Commission.


Position
Michigan State Capitol Commission
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Lansing, MI
Details
$90,000.00
 

 

General Description of Duties: This employee serves as the Director of the Michigan State Capitol Building, a national historical landmark located on an 11-acre site in downtown Lansing. Under the direction of the Michigan State Capitol Commission, this employee manages and oversees the daily operation, fiscal control, and administration of the State Capitol Building and grounds, including direction of the Capitol facilities staff and the Capitol Tour and Information Service.  Manages and oversees designated capital improvement and construction projects for the Capitol Building. Oversees the daily operation of all services and interior/exterior maintenance needed to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Capitol Building. Plans, directs, and supervises the work of subordinate supervisors and other personnel in accordance with Commission policies, procedures and directives. Serves as liaison to other State agencies and community groups and is the media contact and for Capitol events and operations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:The Director should possess strong communication, organization, planning, and leadership skills. Ideal candidate will also have a high level of initiative, a collaborative management style, and good problem-solving skills. Candidates must possess a bachelors degree and a minimum of five years experience in public administration, management, facilities management, construction management, engineering, or business administration. Minimum of five years supervisory experience required. Experience managing the facilities and grounds of a large, public building with knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, life safety systems, historic preservation and grounds maintenance strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

 

 

 

OPen until
08/14/2014

How to apply
Resume and cover letter must be received in the Secretary of the senate's Office by 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014. This is a non-civil service, legislative position. All Commission employees are considered “at-will.” Please send resume and cover letter to: Secretary of the Senate’s Office P.O. Box 30036 Lansing, MI 48909-7536 E-Mail: ofcsensecretary@senate.michigan.gov (517) 373-2400 / Fax (517) 373-9635 The Secretary’s office accepts resumes and applications for employment only for this position. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, height, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, weight or other categories or groups protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please call the Secretary’s Office at (517) 373-2400.
Marcia Cornell
Phone: 517-373-2400
Fax: 517-373-9635
ADDRESS
Lansing, MI

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