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Job Title: Watch Engineer/Mechanic
Reports to: Chief Engineeer
Department: Engineering

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for starting up, shutting down, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing, or arranging for repairs of all the building operating systems located within the property.

A focus on [but not limited to] the upkeep and repair of all mechanical systems in the building. Some of the major systems are chilled, hot, condensate and condenser water; steam, heating, HVAC and associated controls for all of the above.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all preventive maintenance, necessary maintenance and repairs to the building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems. Must be familiar with the location and have working knowledge of all building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, life safety, fire protection and security systems to ensure proper operations and be able to act upon any conditions that are out of the ordinary.
  • Conduct periodic general preventative maintenance on the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems. This involves normal lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, replacement of consumable parts (such as filters, belts, indicator lights, etc.) and periodic testing of the equipment. These systems include, but are not limited to; air handling units, (including both roof top and ceiling package units), re-circulating air systems, water pumping systems, cooling plant, heating plant, and all plumbing system components. Also conduct general building maintenance as needed.
  • Be responsive to both staff and tenant requests in the areas of safety, plumbing, mechanical electrical and environmental needs through both personal contact and work order systems.
  • Responds to routine and emergency calls for repair and service as directed supervisory staff.
  • Maintain maintenance logs and records, life safety records and logs. Familiarity with preventive maintenance and work order systems.
  • Responsible for open and effective lines of communication to supervisory staff regarding past, current and future assignments and emergencies.
  • Perform all assigned work so as to ensure the safety of the buildings staff and tenants and the continuous operation of the building.
  • Be familiar with and conform to all written operating procedures associated with the site.
  • Assist in snow and ice clearing operations, including the coordination of plowing and salting activities.
  • Responsible for understanding all of the engineering teams roles and are able to be interchangeable in roles and perform other duties as assigned by supervisor for the purpose of ensuring the efficient, safe and effective environment of the Riverside Church.

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 2 to 5 years' experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with departments and supervisory staff

 

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness- Fire Safety/EAP Director
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness-G-60 Torch Use of Flammable Gas
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness-P-98 Supervise Fuel Storage in Buildings
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness- S-12- Citywide Sprinkler System
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness- S-13- Citywide Standpipe System
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness- F-01 Citywide Fire Guard for Impairment

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume to hresources@theriversidechurchny.org.

 


 

Athletic Director
Position Type: Full Time (Paid)
Function: Athletic/Education
City: New York
Organization Information:
Riverside Hawks Hope Health & Hoops Corporation
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Website: www.riversidehawks.org

Mission Statement
The Riverside Hawks promote athletic development, educational advancement, strength of character and successful lives for underserved youth. We accomplish our mission by:

    • Encouraging academic excellence through afterschool and extracurricular programs;
    • Helping youth establish and achieve short- and long-term personal goals;
    • Promoting the development of strong moral character and the value of fair play; and,
    • Providing a support system to ensure youth become valuable

Who We Are
The Riverside Hawks Academic/Athletic Program is a year round organization serving more than 300 boys and girls who live primarily in the New York Metropolitan area. Founded in 1961, it is in its 54th year and has long been nationally recognized for its success and leadership in the field of youth development.

The purpose of the program is to encourage excellence in sports as a way of encouraging and advancing excellence in academics, developing constructive personal goals, achieving sound moral standards and providing an extended family to assist young people in becoming valuable contributors of their community.

The success of our program is evident in the number of alumni who have gone on to academic success in college and athletic success in college and in the NBA. Many Riverside Hawks alumni have gone on to play professional basketball, including Nate Archibald, Kenny Smith, Kenny Anderson, Malik Sealy, Chris Mullin, Rod Strickland, Elton Brand and many others.

The Riverside Hawks are unashamedly seekers of excellence in every facet of our program. We are committed to promoting general health, educational advancement, character development and spiritual development through our program. Our program has a tremendous reputation for supporting academic excellence. More than 90% of our players attend college.

The Riverside Hawks Program is under the auspices of the Riverside Hawks Hope Health and Hoops, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. The Board of Directors is comprised of a highly committed, diverse group of professionals, who are dedicated to building upon the outstanding Hawks tradition of developing children and teenagers through a holistic process.

POSITION DETAILS
The Athletic Director will be responsible for development and ongoing overall management of our athletic program that combines boys and girls basketball teams from Grades 3-12.

This is a hands-on role which includes budget management, implementing policies and procedures, and program facilitation. The Riverside Hawks are seeking an entrepreneurial Athletic Director who has the passion and experience required to lead the athletic portion of a high level basketball program for boys and girls from the ages of 6-17. The successful candidate will be someone who can excite student athletes who want to succeed on and off the basketball court. The Athletic Director will develop a network of local constituencies to partner with the program and offer qualified student athletes additional skills. The Athletic Director will oversee and be responsible for administering and managing the athletic budget and will help identify and pursue sponsorship and grant opportunities. The success of the program will require strong ties with the community and parents of the student athletes.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have knowledge of coaching youth basketball programs
  • Be able to handle stressful situations
  • Must be willing to attend many evening athletic events and meetings
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proven accuracy, thoroughness, timeliness, attention to detail and sense of urgency in meeting responsibilities and established deadlines
  • Must have strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to work nights and weekends during school year

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; basic computer competency essential
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to motivate and work collaboratively with constituent groups (students, parents, staff/faculty, alumni, vendors, etc.)
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities required
  • Facilities management: basic knowledge of facilities management, maintenance and planning
  • Coaching skills: proven record of successful coaching career
  • Administration skills: work experience in an administrative level position or higher; supervisory experience is required
  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in athletics, education, or a field of study appropriate for the position.  A minimum of five years of experience in coaching is a strong positive
  • Ability to work with coaches and communicate with players and parents and mange the respective relationships
  • Proven accuracy, thoroughness, timeliness, attention to detail and sense of urgency in meeting responsibilities and established deadlines

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Athletic Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Riverside Hawks athletic program including scheduling, budget, equipment/gear, teams and coaching staff.  The Athletic Director will be responsible for maintaining a competitive athletic program, aligning with the Riverside Hawks' mission, history, and philosophy. This includes the following:

  • Identify and recruit potential student/athletes and families who would augment the program
  • Develop and maintain a high quality coaching staff through effective leadership in: selection, evaluation, mentoring, hiring and ensuring compliance with applicable guidelines
  • Work constructively with Education Coordinator and support education initiatives for the student athletes
  • Forge and maintain relationships with middle school, high schools, prep schools and college coaches
  • Prepare, in coordination with the Board of Directors and Director of Finance and Operations, and administer, the athletic budget
  • Coordinate schedules for all teams
  • Guide and support our student/athletes and their parents academically
  • Enhance the reputation and brand of The Riverside Hawks locally and nationally
  • Support fundraising/social events and marketing and promotional initiatives
  • Develop and evaluate summer camps and developmental programs 
  • Facilitate participation through actively marketing and communicating information about the  Riverside Hawks through social media, including updating Riverside Hawks website and social media pages with rosters, bios, schedules, results, stories, press releases and general team information

Please forward your cover letter and resume to hresources@theriversidechurchny.org.


For Further Information Please Contact:

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 870-6707
Email: hresources@trcnyc.org


 

Education Coordinator
Position Type: Part Time (Paid)
Function: Education/Training
City: New York
Organization Information:
Riverside Hawks Hope Health & Hoops Corporation
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Website: www.riversidehawks.org

Mission Statement
The Riverside Hawks promote athletic development, educational advancement, strength of character and successful lives for underserved youth. We accomplish our mission by:
  • Encouraging academic excellence through afterschool and extracurricular programs;
  • Helping youth establish and achieve short- and long-term personal goals;
  • Promoting the development of strong moral character and the value of fair play; and,
  • Providing a support system to ensure youth become valuable

Who We Are
The Riverside Hawks Academic/Athletic Program is a year round organization serving more than 300 boys and girls who live primarily in the New York Metropolitan area. Founded in 1961, it is in its 54th year and has long been nationally recognized for its success and leadership in the field of youth development.

The purpose of the program is to encourage excellence in sports as a way of encouraging and advancing excellence in academics, developing constructive personal goals, achieving sound moral standards and providing an extended family to assist young people in becoming valuable contributors of their community.

The success of our program is evident in the number of alumni who have gone on to academic success in college and athletic success in college and in the NBA. Many Riverside Hawks alumni have gone on to play professional basketball, including Nate Archibald, Kenny Smith, Kenny Anderson, Malik Sealy, Chris Mullin, Rod Strickland, Elton Brand and many others.

The Riverside Hawks are unashamedly seekers of excellence in every facet of our program. We are committed to promoting general health, educational advancement, character development and spiritual development through our program. Our program has a tremendous reputation for supporting academic excellence. More than 90% of our players attend college.

The Riverside Hawks Program is under the auspices of the Riverside Hawks Hope Health and Hoops, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. The Board of Directors is comprised of a highly committed, diverse group of professionals, who are dedicated to building upon the outstanding Hawks tradition of developing children and teenagers through a holistic process.

POSITION DETAILS:
The Education Director will be responsible for development, launch and ongoing overall management of our education program that combines tutoring, test prep and summer education.

This is a hands-on role which includes budget management, grant-related activities, implementing policies and procedures, and program facilitation. The Riverside Hawks are seeking an entrepreneurial Education Coordinator who has the passion and experience required to launch an innovative curriculum designed to tutor and train children ages 6-17. The successful candidate will be someone who can excite student athletes who want to succeed on and off the basketball court. The Education Coordinator will develop a network of local constituencies to partner with the program and offer qualified students athletes tutoring and mentorship. The director will oversee and monitor the experience and be responsible for managing the programs budget and finances, and will help identify and pursue grant opportunities. The success of the program will require strong ties with the community and parents.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience working with children and youth in an academic setting
  • Proficient in MS Office and experience with databases
  • Experience with nonprofits and grant writing a plus.
  • Marketing ability to build support for our programs through partnerships in the community

REQUIREMENTS
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of New York middle school, high school and prep school environments
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to seek out and partner with other educational programs and entities
  • Self-starter, action-oriented, entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Capable of initiating and managing corporate sponsorship partnerships or other arrangements
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, oral, and computer skills.

RESPONSIBILITES
The Education Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Riverside Hawks education program and will be primarily responsible for providing academic guidance to each student athlete and their family. This includes:
  • Collaborate with the Athletic Director and coaching staff to develop and implement the educational program
  • Coordinate various components of the education program including homework assistance, tutoring, SAT prep, career exploration, middle school, high school, prep school and college application and admissions assistance
  • Develop and maintain records of each student in the program and maintain an updated database of all educational activities
  • Develop and maintain regular periodic reports for parents and coaches regarding the students' educational progress
  • Establish relationships with schools and develop and secure educational resources in conjunction with related entities in order to enrich the program
  • Manage the Summer Leadership Program
  • Assess and evaluate the academic programs
  • Assist with development of funding sources and grant writing, drawn from variety of resources such as private donations, corporations, education institutions and foundations.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to hresources@theriversidechurchny.org.


For Further Information Please Contact:
Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 870-6707
Email: hresources@trcnyc.org

 


 


Job Title: Personal Assistant (Senior Minister's Office)
Reports to: Executive Assistant (Senior Minister's Office)
Department: Senior Minister
Date: March 2015
Work Hours: Flexible (Full-Time)
Pay Type: Hourly

Job Summary:

Acts as a personal assistant to the Senior Minister and assists in organizing day-to-day tasks; provides administrative support for the office of the Senior Minister.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

PERSONAL

  • Make travel arrangements for the Senior Minister
  • Responsible for the organization of events/engagements that the Senior Minister hosts, including ordering food and setting up the household
  • Organizes the home office and other areas of the home
  • Runs various errands for the Senior Minister
  • Manages the household finances for the Senior Minister
  • Provide any administrative, clerical, and support duties as needed for the Senior Minister

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Provides administrative support, including drafting correspondence, reports, and remarks for the Senior Minister.
  • Assists in coordinating the calendar for the Senior Minister.
  • Handles the incoming and outgoing phone calls for the Senior Minister and Executive Minister.
  • Purchases and maintains supplies, arranges for equipment maintenance, and prepares essential documentation.
  • Prepares authorization forms for payment, check requests, and petty cash requests.
  • Schedules and manages travel arrangements for the Senior Minister; preparing detailed itinerary.
  • Arranges for transportation and lodging for visiting ministers and following through on arrangements for special events initiated by the Senior Minister.
  • Receives, greets visitors (employees and guests) in the Senior Minister's office.
  • Interfaces with church leadership, church members, staff, and others on projects or issues that are assigned by the Senior Minister or Executive Assistant.
  • Researches various subjects relating to the work of the Senior Minister and Executive Assistant.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Up to 2 years of personal assistant experience preferred
  • Professional demeanor is a must, as the candidate will be expected to be the representative of the Senior Minister both inside and outside of the Church
  • Ability to interact with both staff and congregants at all levels of the Church
  • Demonstrated ability to work with discretion within a confidential environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including letter and report writing, minute-taking, proofreading, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proficient in Internet research tools
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other ministries and teams
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to behave within the Staff Vision of The Riverside Church - "Love is our Aim and Mutual Respect our Pathway"



 

The Riverside Church
Position Description

Job Title: Custodian "On Call"
Reports to: Buildings & Grounds Supervisor
Department: Buildings & Grounds
Date: February 2015
Scheduled
Work Week:

  • 1st Shift - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • 2nd Shift - 3:30 pm - 12:00 am
  • 3rd Shift - 11:30 pm - 8:00 am
Job Summary:

Responsible for performing routine tasks associated with daily cleaning and maintenance of The Riverside Church and all of its facilities.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Sweep and mop and scrub floors, stairs and other surfaces.
  • Use light and heavy equipment (industrial type) floor machines and attachments.
  • Scrub, strip, wax and polish floors using power scrubber and buffers.
  • Vacuum rugs in offices and public areas. Shampoo rugs periodically using heavy vacuum cleaner and rug shampooing machine.
  • Clean and dust furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim and chalkboards.
  • Remove, wash and replace Venetian blinds and wash ceiling light fixtures.
  • Wash window sills, glass in corridor doors, glass in telephone booths and glass in entrance doors.
  • Wash and clean interior walls.
  • Clean and service lavatories, toilet rooms and rest rooms.
  • Replace liners in wastebaskets and trash containers
  • Collect and put out garbage for Sanitation Dept. pickup.
  • Set up and break down various rooms for church programs and outside events.
  • Move heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Turn off lights, lock doors to rooms and offices.
  • Report items which need repairs.
  • Sweep and shovel snow from steps and walks of church
  • Lawn maintenance
  • Do laundry (tablecloths, towels, etc.)
  • Replace ordinary burnt out light bulbs (incandescent type)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma, preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 5 years of facilities maintenance experience
  • Working knowledge of cleaning equipment and cleaning chemicals
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to set up and break down rooms for events
  • Demonstrated ability to move heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment
  • Punctual, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Working knowledge of The Riverside Church.
  • Ability to behave within the Staff Vision of The Riverside Church- "Love is our Aim and Mutual Respect our Pathway".

    Please forward your cover letter and resume to hresources@theriversidechurchny.org.