Employment Offered

Date Submitted:
03/19/24


Farm Name:
Soul Fire Farm


County:
Rensselaer


Position Title:
Site & Facilities Administrator


Position Description:

Contract Opportunity for Site & Facilities Administrator
Basis: Contract (1099 basis)

Rate: $40/hour

Hours: Average of 15-20 hours per week, with fluctuations. Attendance at certain scheduled meetings is expected. Opportunities to increase hours over time, commensurate with performance.

Terms: Start date as soon as practicable, 1 year renewable

Reports to: Site Director

Location: Hybrid preferred. At least one day per week on campus.

Duties:

Clerical: Basic and advanced clerical tasks delegated by the Site Director, including note-taking, emailing, phone calls, research, billing, applications, payments, creation of reports and guides, visual documentation, scheduling, and document cross-referencing.

Maintenance Administration: Scheduling and coordinating with subcontractors and site team staff who are responsible for facilities maintenance, landscaping, and housekeeping.

New Construction Administration: Research, advising, and coordination for site and facilities construction projects, including but not limited to new buildings, renovations, roadways, landscaping, trade partner relationships, product sourcing, trail system, furnishings, design, and solar installation.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
2+ years administrative experience in construction or facilities management
Experience managing subcontractors
Refined aesthetic and experience advising on design decisions
Fluency in google suites (gmail, google docs, google sheets)
Proficiency in Google Sketchup or equivalent (preferred)
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Exceptionally organized and systems-minded
Able to deduce details from high-level instruction and work independently
Flexible and adaptable in workflow - can integrate emerging priorities as they arise
Emotional maturity, interpersonal skills, and warm disposition
Zest, efficiency, and diligence applied to work tasks
Able to work collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, and religion

About Soul Fire Farm: Soul Fire Farm is an Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system. Our food sovereignty programs reach over 60,000 people each year, including farmer training for Black and Brown growers, reparations and land return initiatives for northeast farmers, food justice workshops for urban youth, home gardens for city-dwellers living under food apartheid, doorstep harvest delivery for food insecure households, and systems and policy education for public decision-makers. We are based on 80-acres of mountainside land in Mohican territory, Grafton NY. Learn more about our impacts by reading our annual report.

SFFI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


How to Apply:
Please apply using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIZZ9-tvmlIzH9P0QR_60yr9SAftA1yk46nIb9xdMCHOSlsw/viewform Due to large email volumes, kindly do not send us application materials by email. We will reach out to schedule your interview. Applications submitted by April 5 will be prioritized.


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