IT/Facilities Manager

Open Space Institute, Inc. Published: August 5, 2019
New York, New York
Job Type
Admin/ Gen Mgmt / Information Technology /
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~ The Open Space Institute (OSI) protects scenic, natural and historic landscapes to ensure public enjoyment, conserve habitats, and sustain community character. OSI achieves its goals through land acquisition, conservation easements, special loan programs, creative partnerships, and analytical research. ~

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Position Summary

IT/Facilities Manager

OSI is a non-profit organization with 33 staff in our NYC office headquarters and 25 working remotely in 8 different locations, as well as 4 subtenants in the NYC office.

The IT/Facilities Manager’s primary function is to manage tech support, tech education and recommendations, and hardware/software purchasing (with the support of an outside consultant, which the IT/Facilities Manager oversees) for the entire organization. In addition, the IT/Facilities Manager manages the day-to-day facility operations of the NYC office, and supports remote locations in managing their facilities. 

  • The IT/Facilities Manager is a “jack-of-all-trades” and handles a wide range of responsibilities from basic facilities maintenance, to detail-oriented IT duties.
  • This position requires the ability to exercise judgement in deciding what is a priority, and shift gears and change hats, as needed.
  • The IT/Facilities Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of office functions, management of I.T. needs, and, from time-to-time, providing administrative support to staff on any given project or task.

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Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years’ facilities management experience, with an emphasis on managing IT;
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and meet project deadlines;
  • A self-starter who is proactive, helpful, and energetic, with a can-do attitude;
  • Flexibility to adjust to a dynamic work environment;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Exemplary organizational skills and ability to follow through from start to finish;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, video-conferencing and strong aptitude for technology; and
  • Professional, neat appearance.

Compensation: Annualized salary range $65-75K with generous benefits package. The hire is a full-time position.

OSI is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We recognize that our conservation
mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of all genders, diverse
backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. We encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors,
religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender
identity, military, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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