Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of House Manager. The position is a part-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Office of the President.
The House Manager will maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of a college owned residence and other properties. Work cooperatively with others, and accept direction from supervisor and other occupants of the house. Coordinate with the Office of Physical Plant and outsourced housekeeping firm to ensure that landscaping, home repairs and maintenance are taken care of. Receive guests, coordinate schedules with dining/catering and provide on-site assistance for events. Post event clean-up is required. Perform weekly inventory so that adequate supplies of liquor and non-alcoholic beverages are well stocked.
A High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge, or willingness to learn, Google docs, spreadsheets, calendar and email are preferred. Must be able to obtain Act 153 clearances, possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to be on-call as needed.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.