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The Stanley Center for Peace and Security has an exciting opening for a facilities maintenance superintendent to join our administration team and help our mission-driven organization catalyze real-world change.
Reporting to the finance director, the facilities maintenance superintendent will support the physical property and equipment at our Muscatine, Iowa, headquarters.
Strong candidates will have high mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot building and equipment issues. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Please see below for details on how to apply.
Only complete applications will be considered.
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security partners with people, organizations, and the greater global community to drive policy progress in three issue areas—mitigating climate change, avoiding the use of nuclear weapons, and preventing mass violence and atrocities. The center was created in 1956 and maintains its independence while developing forums for diverse perspectives and ideas. To realize our vision of a secure and enduring peace, we design and implement programming activities through projects and partnerships that span the globe.
Based in Muscatine, Iowa, the center is constructing a new home that will become one of the most ecologically sustainable office buildings in the world.
The Stanley Center offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, paid parental leave, employee assistance program, career development opportunities, fitness reimbursement, tuition assistance, a retirement plan, and much more, and, if hired, the center will reimburse or pay covered relocation expenses.
A key member of the Stanley Center team, the facilities maintenance superintendent supports the physical property and equipment at our Muscatine, Iowa, headquarters. The center is constructing a new home that will become one of the most ecologically sustainable office buildings in the world. The building will promote equity, health, and the well-being of the people who occupy it and is designed to improve the local environment.
The facilities maintenance superintendent is a part of the administration team, reporting to the director of finance.
The facilities maintenance superintendent will be expected to:
Team Contribution: Because the Stanley Center values teamwork and collaboration, we expect the facilities maintenance superintendent to:
As part of the larger staff team, the facilities maintenance superintendent contributes to internal reporting mechanisms, meetings, and processes/procedures as requested. The facilities maintenance superintendent may be part of organizational committees or other groups focused on tasks outside of their primary responsibilities.
This position is located at the Stanley Center office in Muscatine, Iowa, a unique community of 23,000 people with affordable housing and a variety of recreational opportunities on the Mississippi River. Since its founding in 1956, the center has been intentionally based in Muscatine. Our location provides a valuable vantage point from which to conduct global operations while also continuing the Stanley family’s commitment to fostering inclusive dialogue, celebrating diverse perspectives, and promoting equity locally. We are currently renovating the former public library to be our new home, transforming the space into one of the most environmentally friendly and ecologically sustainable buildings in the world, with plans to move in for fall 2022.
Within commuting distance of Muscatine are Iowa City (population 70,000)—a UNESCO City of Literature and home of the University of Iowa, the renowned Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and nationally recognized University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics—and the Quad Cities area, comprising Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois, with a combined population of about 350,000.
While on-site work at the center’s office in Muscatine is mandatory, we offer flexible work hours and allow some remote work each week.
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application consists of a letter of interest and résumé. Please send to:
Human Resources Generalist
Stanley Center for Peace and Security
209 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
E-mail: [email protected]
Deadline for application: This position will remain open until filled.
The Stanley Center is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, knowing that diverse perspectives lead to new and better ideas. We cultivate an organizational culture that reflects our vision for freedom, justice, and dignity for all people–one that is antiracist and in which all employees are valued and respected.