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Phipps is seeking an innovative and experienced full-time Director of Facilities and Sustainability to plan, organize and manage the overall maintenance, repair and physical operation of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, placing an emphasis on developing sustainability initiatives. The Phipps campus encompasses internationally recognized glass houses and extraordinary buildings that demonstrate the most energy-efficient and healthy built environments in the world.

This position will oversee day-to-day facilities operations and show installations, manage our ongoing construction and capital projects, and implement LEED, the Living Building Challenge, SITES, WELL, and other initiatives related to sustainability. In addition, the Director of Facilities and Sustainability will prepare and deliver presentations, representing Phipps at project meetings and within communities throughout the Pittsburgh region.

The qualified candidate must have exceptional project management experience in a construction environment, a passion for and experience with sustainable building management, and the ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere. Experience with sustainability principles, including LEED, the Living Building Challenge, SITES and WELL is required, LEED Accreditation is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Sustainable Building Design or a related field and 5 years of experience in a senior management level position is required; Master’s degree preferred; a valid driver’s license is required.  

Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should apply using our online application or send a cover letter, résumé and salary history via email to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.

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