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Facilities Manager
Part Time Controller

Director of Facilites

Kaufman Music Center seeks a Director of Facilities responsible for the smooth and safe operation of the facility. This new position reports to the Executive Director.


  • Ensures a safe, welcoming and professional environment that meets the needs of all Kaufman Music Center constituents (students, parents, artists, staff, board, volunteers and visitors).
  • Responsible for all aspects of facilities management including daily operations, preventative and routine maintenance. and repairs.
  • Manages large scale capital improvement projects.
  • Works closely with Chief Administrative Officer on facilities budget management and operational matters.
  • Recruits, hires and manages maintenance staff.
  • Negotiates and evaluates contracts for facilities infrastructure including construction and building-wide systems and equipment; maintains good business relations with vendor contracts.
  • Ensures compliance with all Local, State and Federal laws, codes, permits and standards for building operations and safety.
  • The Center’s liaison for external relations with NYC departments (police, fire, sanitation and building inspectors)
  • Liaises with outside IT Service provider.
  • Provides appropriate support for ongoing classes and performances.
  • Works with School Safety Team to comply with all safety and security regulations.
  • Schedules required annual inspections and ensures timely follow up/registrations.
  • Maintains inventory of building supplies and equipment.
  • Collaborates with Senior leadership on developing policies and procedures for safety and security; manages security and is primary contact for the Emergency Management team.
  • Serves on committees as required.


  • At least five years of Facilities experience.
  • Experience with project management regarding future planning for facility usage and construction.
  • Appropriate certifications preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically and balance day-to-day operations with long-term planning for the facility.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of building systems, contractual maintenance, construction and related services.
  • Technical knowledge of building system operation with proficiencies in electrical, plumbing and HVAC distribution systems.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

To Apply:  Applicants should communicate through  Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirement.  Please place the following in the subject line of your email: Director of Facilities.  Salary will be commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Part Time Controller

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part time Controller for its Finance Office. A member of the Administration team, this position reports to the Chief Administrative Office. The Controller is responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making and provides strategic financial input to senior management.  Ensures the smooth daily operation of accounting and bookkeeping functions.

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts and custody accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of Development Income and Pledges
  • Analysis of all balance sheet and selected P & L accounts
  • Posting general ledger
  • Investment of short-term cash accounts
  • Liaison for bank relations
  • Review of payroll tax returns
  • Preparation of annual 990 questionnaire and review of tax return
  • Preparation of year-end reports and oversight of annual audit; works with outside accountants on an as-needed basis
  • Oversight of bookkeeping and payroll functions
  • Preparation of Cash and Endowment reports
  • Preparation of annual financial reports for City government agencies
  • Assists in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • 5 – 8 years of accounting/finance experience; nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience with MIP fund accounting preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft skills, specifically Excel
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Schedule:  Three days per week, occasionally four during busy seasons.

To Apply
 Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirements to Please place "Controller" in the subject line. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer.