Work at NBSS

NBSS is a highly regarded nonprofit learning institution that offers a welcoming and collaborative environment in Boston’s North End. We’re small but ambitious, supporting the School’s mission to help students achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods.

As we build on the School’s legacy of fine craftsmanship, we seek positive, dynamic individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

View open positions below.

Facilities Coordinator

Part-Time Facilities Coordinator

Position Summary

NBSS seeks a part-time (30 hrs/week) Facilities Coordinator for nights and weekends. This person will maintain and oversee North Bennet Street School buildings during Continuing Education (CE) classes, special events and exhibitions. The ideal candidate will be available Tuesday and Thursday nights (3:00pm-10:00pm), Saturday and Sunday (7:30am-4:30pm). We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience with the range starting at $42,000/year.

This person needs to be a self-starter and be able to work independently. The work hours will be outside of regular school hours when staffing will be minimal. They will need to make independent decisions quickly and for the benefit of the school and the community. 

Essential Duties

  • Provide support for Continuing Education classes in session during these hours
  • General supervision and oversight for the cleanliness and upkeep of the school during off hours
  • Emergency Response: In charge of safety and well-being of all occupants at NBSS
  • Lead the decision making and response protocol for anyone injured or distressed
  • Work with the facilities team on day-to-day maintenance and building projects
  • Liaison to community and city resources including fire department, EMS, police, and security vendors
  • Special Event Management: Responsible for management, scheduling, setup, staffing, and hosting
  • Other duties as assigned

Preparation, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of standard First Aid
  • Need to be confident in managing emergency situations and accidents
  • Strong decision making and conflict resolution skills
  • De-escalation skills
  • Basic AV and computer skills for conference setup

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

  • Must be able to frequently walk up and down stairs
  • Able to push and pull, bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Must be able to lift more than 25 lbs. and assist others to do the same
  • Close work (paperwork, visual examination, power tool work, basic math, taking and recording measurements)
  • Walking, standing, and bending for long periods of time
  • Ability to sit at a computer for period of time

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and references to with the subject line “Part-Time Facilities.”

Date posted: August 1, 2022

We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all, and encourages application from a diverse group of people. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will NBSS discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, disability, mental illness, genetics, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a casebycase basis.

Our School provides a number of benefits to full-time employees. This includes generous time off, medical/dental insurance (view our health plan pricing), a 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, and more.