893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002
Hampshire College is an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Founded in 1965, Hampshire College offers approximately 1400 full-time students a full range of liberal arts programs through an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based curriculum. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.
|Salary Range:||Location:||AMHERST MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Cleaning Services|
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|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
|Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a house manager to support the operations of the President's home.|
The house manager’s priority is to ensure the smooth operations of the President's home and to facilitate the comfort of the President and the President's family. Household duties include housekeeping tasks, running errands, coordinating events at the President’s home, and ensuring proper maintenance of the home and grounds. The house manager is responsible for managing the household calendar as well as monitoring purchases and the payment of bills. The house manager communicates with the President and the President's family on a daily basis and must be adept at understanding and anticipating whatever may be needed. This position also interfaces regularly with office staff, guests, visitors, vendors, and others.
A high school diploma with two years of job-related experience is required. Ideal candidate should have the ability to balance the appropriate level of quality needed for the President's household alongside budget limitations. Candidate must be able to anticipate household needs, multi-task and set priorities, and adapt to changing and changeable circumstances. The house manager should possess problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, and absolute integrity and trustworthiness. As someone who works in the private spaces of the President and the President's family, the house manager must be sensitive to household dynamics, maintain absolute discretion and confidentiality, uphold a professional demeanor, and be unobtrusive as well as convey warmth and hospitality. A commitment to working with a diverse population is essential. This position requires flexibility with the work schedule, which includes occasions that may occur outside the regular work week. The house manager must possess a valid drivers license and have their own transportation. Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. is a must.
This is a 20-hour per week, benefited position. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.