Building Manager (1 year Contract)

  • Pillar Nonprofit Network
  • c/o Innovation Works 201 King St, London, ON, Canada
  • Mar 17, 2023
Contract Executive

Job Description

lt;span style=quot;font-size:18pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;About Pillar:amp;nbsp;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; For more than 20 years, Pillar Nonprofit Network has championed cross-sectoral collaboration between and among governments, businesses, and the community sector as the three pillars of community impact and positive change.amp;nbsp;lt;br /gt; Our mission is to strengthen through a heightened equity lens, individuals, organizations and enterprises that are invested in positive community impact and we envision an engaged, inclusive and vibrant;br /gt; lt;br /gt; We deliver on this mission by increasing awareness of nonprofits and social enterprises as social and economic drivers; supporting them to develop inclusive workplaces; facilitating collaboration through a network approach that connects nonprofit organizations to each other and business and government; and finding new ways, programs and services to address our communityamp;#39;s most persistent;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Our current lt;a href=quot;;gt;strategic planlt;/agt; obliges us and empowers us to put equity, change, and recovery in action: to acknowledge our shared complicity in anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism and all intersecting oppressions, and drive ourselves and our network to action; to work together across sectors and shift inequitable structures and systems to create transformational change; and to promote an equitable and sustainable recovery that addresses the inequities exacerbated by the COVID-19;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Representing thousands of people working in hundreds of organizations, we are a network of nonprofits, charities, foundations, social enterprises, cooperatives, social financiers, responsible investors, tech innovators, and caring individuals engaged in community care informed by our;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:20pxquot;gt;lt;ugt;lt;stronggt;Role amp;amp; Responsibilitieslt;/stronggt;lt;/ugt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;About the rolelt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; The Building Manager is the front-line, go-to person for co-tenants of Innovation Works by Pillar Nonprofit Network. amp;nbsp; Innovation Works is a 32,000 square-foot co-working space for nonprofits, individuals and organizations interested in creating positive community impact . This beautiful heritage building in downtown London, Ontario (201 King Street) was intentionally re-designed in 2015 to cultivate cross sector collaboration, connections and community for nonprofits, change makers and social impact business;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Theamp;nbsp;Building Manager provides responsive customer service and coordinates building maintenance while upholding the values of the community coworking shared space. As a building manager for a coworking space, your responsibilities would be similar to those of a traditional building manager, but with a specific focus on managing the needs and expectations of this vibrant coworking community. This is a role that primarily delivers lots of variety between overseeing and streamlining building operations all while striving to delight our co-tenants and welcoming guests so they immediately feel at home in the;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Responsibilitieslt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Managing day-to-day operations of the coworking space, including maintenance, security, and;/ligt; lt;ligt;Ensuring a positive and welcoming experience for visitors and;/ligt; lt;ligt;Assisting with co-tenant member onboarding, including conducting tours and orientations, and handling lease inquiries and;/ligt; lt;ligt;Managing co-tenant member leasing and billing, ensuring accurate and timely invoicing and payment;/ligt; lt;ligt;Updating and managing co-tenant member digital accounts and;/ligt; lt;ligt;Collaborating with the marketing team to develop and implement promotional strategies for the coworking;/ligt; lt;ligt;Managing relationships with vendors and contractors, including negotiating contracts and ensuring timely completion of;/ligt; lt;ligt;Ensuring compliance with all building codes, health and safety regulations, and environmental;/ligt; lt;ligt;Working with the Director of Finance to develop and manage budgets for building operations, including utilities, maintenance, and;/ligt; lt;ligt;Working with the VP Network and Engagement and the CEO to develop and implement building policies and procedures, including emergency response plans and evacuation procedures specific to a coworking;/ligt; lt;ligt;Conducting regular inspections of the coworking space and addressing maintenance and repair;/ligt; lt;ligt;Managing and training support staff, including receptionists, cleaning staff, and other support personnel as;/ligt; lt;ligt;Liaising with the Director of Finance, CEO, VP Network and Engagement and other stakeholders to ensure smooth building;/ligt; lt;ligt;Onboarding and orienting new tenants into the spacelt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Performing monthly Impact Reportingamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Contributing to Pillar initiatives, including collaborative projects across teamslt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:20pxquot;gt;lt;ugt;lt;stronggt;Job Skills, Knowledge and Strengthslt;/stronggt;lt;/ugt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; The Building Manager should work well under pressure, prioritize tasks effectively, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Additionally, you should have experience with managing budgets and contracts, as well as knowledge of building systems, maintenance practices, and safety regulations specific to a coworking;br /gt; lt;br /gt; The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong customer-service orientation, the ability to troubleshoot facilities and operations challenges, a positive attitude, and experience interacting with nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and social;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Required Qualificationslt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Post-Secondary Education (College Diploma,University Degree or Property Management Certification)lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;2-3 years of strong Customer Service experiencelt;/ligt; lt;ligt;2-3 years experience in facilities managementlt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Proven organizational and time management skillsamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Demonstrated self-starter with ability to work independentlyamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Experience with Intranet software, booking software, Google Suite and database management softwarelt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Some financial knowledge (e.g. experience managing budgets and reporting)lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Preferred Knowledge and Skillslt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Practical knowledge of nonprofit, social innovation, social enterprise, and social finance an assetlt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Experience in a position of leadership, either paid or volunteeramp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Desired Knowledge amp;amp; Skillslt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Proactive and entrepreneurial spiritlt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Sales experience and a drive to meet forecasted targetlt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Ability to project manage effectively and execute on taskslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Strong customer service skills (i.e. friendly, open, honest, and courteous)lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Health amp;amp; Safety knowledge and/or certificationlt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Experience with collaborative partnershipslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Proven planning and organizational skills with strong attention to detaillt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Action oriented, with proven ability to deliver resultslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Well-versed on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practicesamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet established deadlineslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Excellent written and verbal communication skillslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Experience in community development and/or active community engagementamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Contribution to an equitable, inclusive, and anti-oppressive workspace:amp;nbsp;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Demonstrates respect for people from all backgroundslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Looks for the voices present and missing from projects and organizations, and seeks to fill the gapslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Suspends judgment and challenges self and others to confront their assumptions and conscious and unconscious biaseslt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Committed to learning anti-oppressive practices, taking action, and holding self and others accountableamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:20pxquot;gt;lt;ugt;lt;stronggt;Work Environmentlt;/stronggt;lt;/ugt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Work Terms:lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Hours: Contract - Full-time (37.5 hours per week), 1 year with possibility of extensionamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Compressed work week with in-person availability covering the core business hours lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Monday to Thursday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Fridays - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;With the possibility of additional after-hours (evenings and weekends) support, if;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Reports ?to:amp;nbsp; Maria Luisa Contursi, Vice-President, Network and Engagementamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Access to Pillaramp;#39;s Learning amp;amp; Development program, when possiblelt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Based at Innovation Works (201 King Street)lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Compensation: $55,000 per year*, RRSP contributions, employee benefits packagelt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; *As part of Pillar Nonprofit Networkamp;rsquo;s commitment to equity, all Pillar colleagues receive equal pay for equal work. As a result salaries and benefits are;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Pillar Nonprofit Network compensates shortlisted candidates for this role $31.00 / hour for up to three hours for interviewing for the;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:16pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Our Approach to Equity amp;amp; Inclusion:amp;nbsp;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; Practicing anti-oppression work in real terms is not only confronting individual, institutional and societal examples, it is also confronting ourselves, our own roles of power and how we uphold and perpetuate these oppressive;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Our goal is to help members of our network to gain skills in navigating allyship and complex conversations that can involve race, privilege and power;br /gt; Using an anti-racism approach, our work challenges inequities and injustices embedded in policies and practices that allow certain groups to dominate over others. We work with clients to go beyond discussion to implementable action plans that change mindsets, disrupt systems and respond to the communities we;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:20pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Pillaramp;rsquo;s Culture and Valuesamp;nbsp;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; Pillar Nonprofit Network was voted one of Londonamp;rsquo;s best places to work by London Inc. magazine! Our staff-written Team Alliance includes commitments to: lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;Build Relationships with Intentionamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Foster Inclusion amp;amp; Belonginglt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Promote Trust amp;amp; Integrityamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Say What Needs to be Heardamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;Nurture a Culture of Caringamp;nbsp;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; Pillar is actively seeking applications from people who are Indigenous, racialized, LGBT2Q+, women, persons with disabilities, and other overlooked and underestimated;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:20pxquot;gt;lt;stronggt;How to Applylt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; Please submit resume and cover letter to lt;stronggt;lt;a href=quot;mailto:career@pillarnonprofit.caquot;gt;career@pillarnonprofit.calt;/agt;amp;nbsp;lt;/stronggt;by lt;stronggt;Monday, March 27, 2023, 5:00pm;/stronggt; No applications received after the deadline will be;br /gt; lt;br /gt; Please reference lt;stronggt;Building Managerlt;/stronggt; in the subject line of your;br /gt; amp;nbsp;lt;br /gt; lt;stronggt;Please note:lt;/stronggt;lt;br /gt; Pillar thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring;br /gt; lt;br /gt; If you have any questions about this posting please email and reference Building Manager in the subject line.