Harvey Mudd College
  • 301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711, United States
  • www.hmc.edu

Mission and Strategic Vision

Our Mission

Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

Strategic Vision

When Maria Klawe was installed as the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College in 2006, she shared with the Harvey Mudd community the results of a year of planning and discussion on campus and across the country. “HMC 2020: Envisioning the Future” is an ambitious outline of the college’s aspirations for the next decade, and beyond.

Feb 05, 2019
Associate Director of Financial Aid Another Source’s client, Harvey Mudd College, is recruiting an Associate Director of Financial Aid to join their campus in beautiful, sunny, Claremont, CA. Rated one of the best places to live in California, Harvey Mudd is offering relocation assistance in their recruitment for their new Associate Director. Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering majors in math, science and engineering. HMC enrolls just under 900 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society”. Fast Facts about Harvey Mudd: Harvey Mudd is governed by a student honor code Only one degree offered: Bachelor of Science No. 4 – High School Counselors’ Top College Picks (tied) Financial Aid: About 73 percent of students receive financial aid Admission process is need-blind for all domestic students and permanent residents The Position: You’ll work collaboratively with the Director of Financial Aid and other admission and financial aid staff members in all aspects of the student financial aid function, which involves the development, administration and interpretation of financial aid policies and procedures in accordance with established federal, state and institutional guidelines. You’ll work collaboratively and are expected to exercise discretion and independent judgment in carrying out responsibilities. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, y ou’re joining a tenured team that believes a college investment should be more about fit than finances. Snapshot of the responsibilities in this role: Develop financial aid strategies for all college funds and ensure proper compliance and administration of all student aid programs. Manage Federal Direct, institutional and private loans and Federal Work Study, Pell and Cal Grants, which includes evaluating and managing relationships with private loan lenders as well as Federal Direct loan and private loan servicers and making recommendations on Federal Direct Loan and private loans processing. Originate loan applications. Review financial aid applications to determine applicant’s eligibility for federal, state and institutional aid using federal and institutional methodologies. Package financial aid for qualified students. Advise prospective students and parents regarding financial aid opportunities, alternative funding sources and the financial aid application process. Ensure accurate and timely communications to students and potential students regarding financial aid awards, application deadlines, etc. Maintain knowledge of regulations, laws and trends in student financial aid and federal and state legislation to interpret applicability to Harvey Mudd College. Coordinate, run and upload daily and weekly data feed from various financial aid systems, and download specific data files on a daily basis. Coordinate accurate and timely preparation and filing of required state, federal, institutional and other external reports. Conduct file audit for compliance with federal, state and institutional policies. Prepare, analyze and develop statistical reports as required. Direct the daily workflow and office projects. Supervise staff in absence of the Director of Financial Aid. Required Experience and Education you’ll bring: Education:    Bachelor’s degree. Experience:   Minimum of five years of progressive administrative responsibility in student financial aid, including at least two years of experience in a leadership role; experience in packaging and need analysis procedures, extensive experience utilizing automated financial aid software, including PowerFAIDS, Slate, EDE and experience in analysis and research using financial aid data; extensive knowledge of Title IV regulations governing federal student aid including verification, need analysis, conflicting information, federal reporting requirements, and return of Title IV aid (R2T4). Thorough knowledge of state and federal financial aid programs and regulations and the ability to interpret and apply complex federal and state regulations in awarding student aid in a selective school environment. Demonstrated success in regulatory compliance and a strong understanding of tax law as it relates to the awarding of all financial aid programs. Thorough knowledge of PowerFAIDS, Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) records, and laws affecting the awarding and disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds. Demonstrated competency in EDE, COD, NSLDS, FAA Access, ELM, FISAP, Microsoft Office Suite, Excel/Lotus software, WebGrants, etc. Must be detail oriented with excellent time management, strong customer service, and technical skills required. High level of proficiency in MS Excel and Word. Excellent presentation skills in disseminating financial aid information cohesively to large and small audiences. Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, analytical/problem-solving, public speaking and writing skills. This job posting reflects only a portion of the responsibilities and skills required. Application Procedures: Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process. For full consideration, Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . In addition, please complete information on the following link: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oW7m9fwi&s=Employer_Website Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled.  Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jan 16, 2019
COOK POSITION SUMMARY Under general supervision of the Executive Chef, perform routine and some non-routine tasks related to the production, presentation and service of hot and cold food products for Dining Services operations. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”  SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Use a variety of manual and automated kitchen equipment in order to cook, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, slice, or shred meats, fruits, vegetables and other products/ingredients. Follow approved recipes and food presentation standards to prepare, season, marinate, cook, taste, carve and serve soups, meats, vegetables and desserts; trim and cut meats, poultry and fish. Take and record “cook to” and holding temperatures, at prescribed intervals, to assure compliance with HACCP guidelines. Properly use “Just in Time” and “Batch” cooking to ensure freshness, and minimize leftover and/or excess food production; use leftovers to minimize waste. Follow required procedures for preparation and service of vegetarian, vegan, and allergen free products. Set-up and maintain food service lines and steam tables, using approved standards for garnishing and appearance. Provide a high level of service in a self-sustained station (i.e., prep, cook and serve food); set-up and maintain food service lines and steam tables at assigned work station. Maintain and record food production information for each meal; record meal counts. Label and date all items produced, and store in appropriate containers and areas. Pull/prep items required by recipes for five to seven days in advance of production, and communicate information to appropriate managers and staff. Assist/Support with catering production and service as required by manager or lead. Assist with directing all production in the kitchen including Prep Cooks and other food preparation staff. Advise Executive Chef or other appropriate manager of food quality and quantity issues in a timely manner. Use HACCP and PPE standards in all kitchen production areas to ensure a safe kitchen. Other related duties as assigned in the dining hall or catering as needed. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Any combination of education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability for the position. Formal culinary training desirable. Minimum of one year of paid employment experience in the preparation, production and service of high volume meals in a fast-paced food service environment. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be able to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, stretch, squat, reach and lift up to 30 pounds from floor to waist level without assistance, climb ladders up to six feet with assistance and up to three feet unassisted, and be able to work on feet for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English. Must be able to read and follow recipes, and produce items to specifications. Must be able to perform simple arithmetic functions relating to preparation of food. Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Must be able to work well without continuous supervision. Must wear uniform and safety equipment as required. May be required to satisfactorily complete a post-offer functional capacity physical test. Requires physical fitness and ability to learn safe food handling and production methods as defined by the College/Dining Services management. Must be able to count, read analog thermometers and record basic numerical information in writing. Good personal hygiene is required. Must be willing and able to work overtime in emergency situations. Licenses/Certification : Current certification in ServSafe or other food safety certification recognized by the Los Angeles Department of Health; or must obtain certification within three weeks of start date. Grooming and Appearance : The College seeks to maintain a neat and professional image at all times. A uniform is provided and required. Good personal hygiene is required. Other Employees in this classification usually work with a team, but may occasionally work alone. Most work is done indoors but some activities occur outdoors. Not all facilities are air-conditioned. This position reports to the Executive Chef. Hours : Assignments are usually part-time, 40 hours a week for approximately 32-34 weeks/year based on the academic school year, and include day and evening shifts, and may vary or change at any time due to the needs of the College and department. Pay: The starting rate for this position is $14.90 per hour. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jan 11, 2019
SENIOR CAPITAL PROJECTS MANAGER FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE   POSITION SUMMARY The Senior Capital Projects Manager (SCPM) will partner with the Assistant Vice President for Capital Projects and Facilities (AVPCP) to lead and provide detailed oversight for building projects that include new construction and renovation. The SCPM works under the guidance of the AVPCP and collaborates with key Facilities team members to ensure that project and program goals are met within the prescribed time frames and budgets. Responsibilities are varied and include (but not limited to) selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architects, engineers, etc.) contractors, inspectors and others associated with the project; closely monitoring project progress at a detailed level, including costs and quality; identifying, resolving, or escalating problems that arise in the project; working with city, state and federal agencies and officials to ensure code and regulatory compliance and safety; communicating with project stakeholders regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact; and completing and warranting the project to College specifications.   REPORTS TO The Assistant Vice President for Capital Projects and Facilities (AVPCP) About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES New Construction Projects Partner with the AVPCP to: Coordinate the construction bid process. Assist in evaluation of the bid submissions and make recommendations for selection. Identify and select contractors, consultants, architects, engineers, and vendors; assist with contract negotiation, and compliance with the contract. Continually monitor and manage day-to-day and details of all stages of projects (from conceptual design through schematic design (SD), design development (DD), construction drawings (CD), and construction) to ensure the College’s objectives are met. Keep the AVPCP informed of any inconsistencies and plans to correct any deficiencies. As directed by the AVPCP, manage staff, contractors and vendors in conjunction with the development and implementation of capital projects to ensure campus standards are met. Maintain all documentation and records pertaining to new facilities planning and construction. Prepare and review estimates and schedules and lead value engineering efforts to correct/address adverse trends. Renovation and Renewal Management Manage campus planning efforts and construction administration for Renovations and Renewal Reserve (RRR) projects. Manage and update the RRR database, documentation, and project evaluation tools. Coordinate with the Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and the Office of Financial Affairs to reconcile RRR funding and expenses for forecasting and reporting purposes. Prepare reports regarding the RRR for trustees, President’s Cabinet, and others. Provide support to the AVPCP for analyzing space requests, resolving space conflicts, tracking space commitments, and providing advice and consultation for the effective assignment and reassignment of vacated space with the Dean of Faculty. Assist with maintaining a space inventory for the entire campus. Track and update mechanical plant renewal and replacement projects Collaboration with College and Regulatory and Government Agencies Interacting with the College Board of Trustees Assist the AVPCP and the Vice President for Administration and Finance/Treasurer (VP) to prepare and present materials to various committees of the Board of Trustees, including but not limited to, the Physical Plant and Campus Planning Committee (PPCPC). Interacting with College Constituencies Under the direction of the AVPCP, coordinate planning, design and construction activity with affected constituencies. Under the guidance of the AVPCP and VP, assist with or directly plan and deliver communications to various constituencies (e.g. the President’s Cabinet, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members) regarding facility planning and construction activities and progress. Collaborate with Facilities and Maintenance Department directors and managers regarding routine and non-routine matters related to the construction, repair/renovation and upkeep of facilities and grounds. Collaborate with personnel from The Claremont Colleges Services and the Claremont Colleges. Collaborate with the Senior Director, Emergency Preparedness and Safety to ensure that safety and health regulations and requirements are adhered to during construction. Interacting with City, State and Federal Agencies As directed by the AVPCP, serve as the liaison with city, state and federal agencies and governing bodies and ensure compliance with all codes, laws and regulations. Keep abreast of pertinent local, state and federal codes, regulations and laws; ensure compliance; and monitor the status of permits and applications. Budget Management Partner with the AVPCP and collaborate with the Assistant Manager of Contracts and Budget to: Manage project budgets and schedules in order to maintain the project scope within the approved budget. Develop and prepare periodic reports, including detailed comparisons of actual-to-approved budgets as well as reconciliations of any variances, and prepare and recommend plans for any corrective action including value engineering. Establish fiscal controls for capital construction budgets, monitor construction budgets, and coordinate cost control measures. Review, code, approve and direct the timely processing of all invoices related to land development, facilities planning and construction. Monitor preliminary notices and lien releases to ensure clean title, including the recording of notices of completion at the end of each project. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction or project management, or a related field. Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant industry experience in construction management or building project management (e.g. managing renovation projects, space utilization and new buildings). Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience: Facilities Experience Experience with capital project management including budgeting, planning, and construction management in addition to a strong understanding of architectural, mechanical, electrical, and other related disciplines. Knowledge of engineering and construction terminology, theory, practices and principles, as well as the ability to direct and converse technically with engineers and architects regarding campus utility systems for electricity, natural gas, water, sewer, network cabling, and the maintenance, operation, design and construction of the various building types which occur on a residential college or similar campus environment. Direct experience managing all stages of a capital project (conceptual design, SD, DD, CD and construction). Master planning and entitlement experience. Familiarity with city/municipal codes. Ability to manage and evaluate architects, contractors and supporting consultants as well as experience with contract negotiation. Knowledge of facility management systems (e.g. electrical, HVAC and water treatment), applications and tools. General knowledge of applicable building and fire codes.   Communication/Collaboration Ability to function in a collaborative team environment and build and maintain effective relations with the College’s various constituencies, including: trustees, the President’s Cabinet, Department Chairs, faculty, staff, students, alumni, governmental representatives, consultants, legal counsel and other internal and external constituencies. Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to work with the College’s various constituencies. Ability to value, actively seek and respond to various internal and external constituencies in order build consensus among diverse groups and arrive at sound solutions. Excellent ability to prepare coherent presentation texts and graphics to the College’s various constituencies. Excellent ability to write reports and memoranda and make presentations to small and large groups and explain complex planning concepts and solutions in a clear, concise manner. Management and Analytical Skills Ability to think strategically and tactically. Ability to “see around corners” and anticipate issues/problems early so that corrective action can be taken on a timely basis. Effectively use various software and manipulate complex database and spreadsheet applications in gathering information, conducting analyses and developing reports. Ability to manage many projects at once and meet deadlines/schedules and achieve goals under pressure. “Results oriented” personality, committed to delivering projects on budget and schedule to the established quality standard. Ability to conduct analysis and research, including gathering information from a variety of sources to formulate recommendations. Ability to exercise sound judgment and model ethical standards.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS More than 5 years of relevant industry experience in building project or construction management. Experience as the lead in capital project management (as the owner’s representative or internal/campus project manager) for an institution of higher education. Experience working in a college setting or other setting with a shared governance environment. Experience working with environmental and sustainability principles, best practices, and laws/regulations, including Leadership in the Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system. REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATES Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record-acceptable to the College’s automobile insurance carrier. DESIRED ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Significant knowledge of and experience with CEQA. Familiarity with current industry benchmarking practices. POSITION CHARACTERISTICS Classification: Exempt Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time Benefits Eligible Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 21, 2018
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations Office of College Advancement Position Summary Through increased focus on alumni and parent relations, communications and other means, the College seeks to foster deeper relationships and richer engagement with alumni and with the parents and families of its students. The Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations reports to and works with the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations to provide planning and leadership in implementing programs that engage faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents. Primary focus areas include promoting alumni and parent engagement through coordination of local and regional events; supporting existing and new volunteer management strategies to effectively engage the College’s alumni and parent populations; and collaborating with campus colleagues to facilitate student/alumni interaction. This position involves management of the activities of the Alumni Association Board of Governors, Reunion Committees, and other alumni and parent volunteers. In consultation with the Assistant Vice President, Development & Constituent Programs and the development team, the Assistant Director supports the identification, cultivation and solicitation of alumni and parents through promotion of the image and mission of the College. The Assistant Director serves as a key representative of the Alumni and Parent Relations office with volunteers and at events; weekend and evening work and travel will be required. The Assistant Director is expected to have an appreciation for and commitment to a clearly articulated set of core departmental values that have been established by all members of the Office of College Advancement (OCA), and which align closely with the College’s Student Honor Code. Specifically, OCA’s core values include a commitment to act—personally and professionally—in a manner that demonstrates Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE). About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities Working under the direction of the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, the Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations performs the following responsibilities: Establish, build, and maintain strong and productive relationships with alumni and parents - locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni and parents through various media and means (primarily through personal contact, as well as correspondence, web-based technology, and social media networks). The Assistant Director will travel extensively to engage alumni and parents on behalf of the College. Lead the planning and execution of a comprehensive schedule of local and regional alumni and parent events, which includes Presidential events, events featuring faculty and senior administrators, parent/family-focused events, networking events, alumni/student events and collaborative events with the other Claremont Colleges. Recruit, orient and direct volunteer leaders responsible for programming designed to engage alumni and parents. Collaborate with the Director and alumni volunteer leaders to manage some activities of the Alumni Association Board of Governors and the Parent Leadership Council. Partner with the Office of Career Services to facilitate programming that provides opportunities for connection between students and alumni, including securing alumni volunteers and serving as a presenter. Join colleagues in the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations to lead the implementation of Alumni Weekend and Reunions, in collaboration with other members of the College Advancement team. Manage the day-to-day operations and logistics of the Mudd travel program. Collaborate with the Director and volunteer leaders to develop and execute strategies, programs and tools that facilitate alumni-to-alumni and parent-to-parent connections. Partner with Advancement Communications to coordinate and support communications that enhance effective parent and alumni engagement with the College, including event invitations, the alumni/parent-focused section of the Bulletin publication and the monthly e-newsletters. Lead efforts to maintain and develop online and direct mail communications, utilizing resources from (but not limited to) the Career Services, Computing and Information Services, and Advancement Communications offices. Create and use analytical methods to continually discover programmatic needs and interests of alumni and parents, ensure the consistent good quality of existing programs and assess progress toward programmatic goals as established by the Director. Work with Advancement Services to ensure alumni and parent database records are current and accurate. Prepare, as requested by the Director, correspondence, activity reports and briefing materials. Participate effectively in key Advancement staff meetings, including those related to prospect management, event planning and coordination, office-wide budget review, as well as strategy sessions with the Annual Giving and Major Gifts teams. Keep current of College, alumni, parent and student issues and keep abreast of trends and best practices in alumni and parent relations. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications   Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s degree preferred. At least one year of alumni relations, non-profit management or volunteer management experience, or transferable experience/skills, preferably in a higher education setting. Experience managing and executing events is preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to high standards and attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse College Advancement team and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Demonstrated exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to give presentations and interact with diverse populations through a variety of media and means. Leadership and a proactive approach to work effectively with administrative and academic leadership, faculty, volunteers (alumni and parents), colleagues and students. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in implementing responsibilities. Ability to plan, organize and execute high-caliber events. Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to think creatively and strategically in planning, executing and evaluating programs and events, with a talent for motivating and managing volunteers. Ability to work weekends and evenings, and to travel. Mastery of standard office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office programs): Word (including mail merges), Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook. Ability to manage budgets, analyze program costs, and provide timely reports. Respect for high standards and the maintenance of confidential information. Licenses and Certificates Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurance carrier. Other Hours: The regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; requires some evening and weekend hours plus local and regional travel. Classification and Status: This is an exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Reporting: Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.              
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Oct 16, 2018
CUSTODIAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR Position Summary The Custodial Services Supervisor provides management assistance to the Custodial Services Manager in all aspects of custodial work throughout campus academic, administrative and residential areas. This position directly supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift (11:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.) in performance of daily, periodic, annual and special custodial assignments; evaluates staff performance and recommends personnel actions such as recognition, disciplinary action, pay changes, etc.; plans and implements staff development and training programs; and ensures compliance with all institutional policies, government regulations and safety guidelines. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities Budget/Financial Management Under the supervision of the Custodial Services Manager assist with the monitoring of the Custodial Services budget. Monitor payroll and other financial records; maintain confidentiality of records. Carefully monitor staff time and temporary staffing services to maintain budget. Inventory and Ordering Supervise and maintain inventory control. Evaluate needs and recommend purchase supplies and equipment within the supply budget. Periodically inspect storage areas to ensure a clean and organized space and that products are being consumed properly. Coordinate work with outside vendors and/or contractors. Schedule and provide access to college facilities as necessary. Supervision Provide direct supervision and leadership to Building Attendant staff, including input for initial, periodic and/or annual performance evaluations. Identify improvement plans and follow-up to ensure implementation and outcome. In accordance with all policies & procedures, recommend personnel actions, assist in resolving performance issues, and implement disciplinary actions as necessary. Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to serve as the liaison between Custodial Services and other departments. Review, reconcile discrepancies and approve staff time and attendance records; process biweekly staff payroll. Maintain confidential records. Assist the Custodial Services Manager in addressing and resolving workplace concerns and problems. Participate in the development of policies, guidelines and procedures specific to Facilities and Maintenance and ensure they are consistent with College policy. Participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff; orient new staff to working in Facilities and Maintenance; screen applications, interview candidates, and recommend candidates for hire. Scheduling Coordinate and maintain the master work schedule and assignments; communicate changes and revisions as needed. Ensure adequate staffing to accommodate leave requests and absentees. Receive and resolve staff requests for schedule changes including coordination of temporary staff. Training Plan staff training activities and conduct training sessions. Maintain accurate and precise records of staff training activities. Develop related written and oral staff training performance evaluations. Assist with implementing weekly minder cleaning training. Assist with incorporating a weekly Safety Minder into the Safety Program. Assist with Team Building and motivational exercises. Maintaining Custodial Services Standards Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to ensure the highest quality of cleanliness, most efficient work assignments, and to ensure a safe work environment. Provide feedback to the Custodial Services Manager regarding the safety, sanitation and cleanliness of all HMC buildings. Address concerns of students, faculty, staff and visitors regarding quality and timeliness of services. Inspect areas assigned to Building Attendant staff and provide assistance/guidance, as required. Initiate, maintain and implement improvement in campus recycling activities as it pertains to systems maintenance supplies and equipment. Periodically conduct waste surveys and staff training as necessary. Participate in utility conservation efforts. Make recommendations for improvements. May participate in selection of interior finishes (wall, window, floor coverings and furniture). Conduct facilities surveys/inspections to develop and assign daily, rotating, periodic and annual custodial schedules for Building Attendant staff. Adjust schedules as needed. Research new and improved custodial methods, procedures and equipment. Prepare detailed proposals for recommendations and implement as approved. Summary of Qualifications Education and Experience Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus additional coursework at the college level or technical school; or a combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Experience: Minimum of three years experience in a position of similar responsibility. A minimum of three years’ experience supervising a team of at least 5 employees, preferably 10+ employees Licenses: Requires a California Driver’s License and a driving record, as maintained by the DMV that is acceptable to the College’s insurance carrier. Grooming and Appearance: The Claremont College’s seek to maintain a neat and professional image all times. A uniform is optional. Physical Capacity Test: Must be able to satisfactorily complete a post-offer physical exam.  Physical Requirements Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, unassisted to waist level. Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, grasp hand tools, climb ladders up to 20 feet with assistance and ten feet unassisted; ability to work on feet for prolonged periods of time. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to work productively with minimal supervision or consultation, make sound decisions and effectively prioritize multiple tasks in a cost effective, logical progression. Ability to train and orient new employees and provide ongoing training for incumbent staff. Knowledge of employment laws and regulations. Ability to compose written correspondence to develop reports, agendas and other materials; spell accurately and have excellent knowledge of business writing procedures. Knowledge of planning, conducting and evaluating employee training, recognition and performance evaluation programs. Knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals and equipment used in maintaining and cleaning various types of surfaces and furniture; including windows, floors, carpeting, hard-floor surfaces, upholstery, restrooms, showers, lavatories, laboratories, locker areas and food service facilities. Knowledge of safe work principles and practices. Ability to work with diverse and exacting constituencies in providing services and addressing a wide array of concerns. Strong aptitude for leadership, outstanding organizational skills, and effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with a positive attitude. Ability to perform duties and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and often within compressed timeframes. Ability to read, speak, write and follow oral and written instructions in English. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and other software (MS Word, Excel). Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of business mathematics and bookkeeping procedures. Ability to maintain, manage and prepare professional reports and records. Ability to interpret financial reports and utilize them as management tools. Ability to properly use fire extinguishers. Must be willing and able to work occasional weekends, evenings, daytime or holidays as needed. Other The Custodial Services Supervisor supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift; most work is done indoors but some activities occur outdoors. Not all facilities are air-conditioned or have elevators. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend shifts. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position reporting to the Custodial Services Manager of Facilities and Maintenance. The regular schedule 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Other duties as assigned. Application Procedures : Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.  
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2018
The Research Computing Specialist will primarily work in close relationship with faculty, students and instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College, providing professional support in the use and integration of discipline-specific information technologies and tools into their teaching and research, with particular attention to engineering, mathematical, statistical, modeling, graphing and high performance computing tools; in the design, development, and implementation of course materials, learning modules, and course management software. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Responsibilities: Collaborate with faculty to provide expert support for mathematical, statistical, analytical and graphing software used by faculty in the seven HMC academic departments Proactively research, analyze and evaluate software tools and toolkits. Recommend new software and other tools to faculty. Train student, faculty and staff in the use of discipline specific software to ensure basic levels of literacy are achieved. Provide support for students in the use of mathematical, statistical and design software. Lead and contribute to the College's faculty development programs, by offering workshops for faculty and consulting with faculty one-on-one. Write documentation in the form of tutorials, web pages, FAQs, etc. Consult with faculty on high performance computing needs, asses and analyze needs and make recommendations to CIS management regarding high performance computing resources. Collaborate with faculty to produce instructional materials and make them widely available. Work with User Support team to install, analyze, test and maintain software on departmental lab and research systems. Collaborate with colleagues within The Claremont Colleges Services to develop joint projects in support of instructional technology initiatives. As appropriate or necessary, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Keep abreast of developments in higher education technology with an emphasis on scientific and engineering disciplines; report back to the HMC community about developments as appropriate. Participate in cross-functional teams what work on educational technology projects. Coordinate team work when assigned to the position of team leader. Summary of Qualifications: Education and Experience: Education:   Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering Experience:   Three year's experience with: Using mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre High performance and parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortrain in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Using and supporting operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows Application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software, and working in a team environment such as a research group or academic/administrative department REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Detailed knowledge of mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre Detailed knowledge of parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Detailed knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortran in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Working knowledge of cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Detailed knowledge of the theory and exemplary practices for integrating technology into the instructional enthronement of a liberal arts college. General knowledge of operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows. Ability to advise users on appropriate selection of operating systems to achieve identified goals. General knowledge of application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software Ability to: Research, analyze and recommend new software and hardware Communicate technical issues to uses in a clear and effective manner Communicate effecitvley both orally and in writing with a diver poiulation Learn new software applications quickly. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, using tact, patience and courtesy Operate a computer and assigned office equipment Analyze situations accurately and adapt an effective course of action Meet schedules and timelines Work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives Define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize them Work with staff to provide high quality customer services. Identify problems and work with staff to recommend and implement solutions Work independently with little direction in a dynamic and goal-oriented work environment Plan and organize work Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff Work at a high level of independence and exercise good judgment in making decisions Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time