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Maine Central Institute considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital status, veteran's status, or physical or mental disability. We offer reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with a disability. MCI offers generous health benefits, on-campus housing, access to campus offerings (dining services, library and athletic facilities when available).
MCI offers a competitive benefits program including medical and dental plans, disability, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
To begin the application process, download the MCI Job Application.
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Maine Central Institute
295 Main Street
Pittsfield, ME 04967
MCI is an equal opportunity employer.
- Assistant Facilities Manager
- Director of Advancement
- Weekend Cook/ Supervisor - Prep Cook
- General Utility Worker - Dining
- Custodian (Evening)
Assistant Facilities Manager
Assistant Facilities Manager responsibilities include assisting in all aspects of the buildings and grounds, as well as assisting in the supervision of the plant operations staff which includes maintenance, grounds, and custodial employees. He/she is responsible for the preventive maintenance, repair, cleaning, safety and upkeep of the physical plant, grounds and school vehicles, for utility support, for construction planning and oversight, for manpower and facility backup for school events, dealing with outside vendors and supply companies, and for ordering maintenance supplies. The Assistant Manager will be on call for emergencies on a rotating schedule, typically every five weeks and 24 hours a day every other week of the year. Preferred education and/or experience: experience in HVAC, OSHA regulations, equipment repair, plumbing and electrical.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must possess the following skills/requirements: good communication skills (written and oral), mathematical skills, a valid residential driver’s license with a safe driving record, familiarity with computerized spreadsheets, e-mail, and word processing. In addition, all MCI employees are required to pass a background check with Maine DOE.
MCI offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental plans, disability and life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Preferred education and/or experience: experience in HVAC, OSHA regulations, equipment repair, plumbing and electrical. A current boiler operator’s license or ability to attain one within two years of hire. Associates degree or 5 years related experience and/or training, as well as knowledge in building construction technology.
Maine Central Institute is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume with references, and a completed MCI Job Application via mail to:
Maine Central Institute
295 Main Street
Pittsfield, ME 04967
Or Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will remain open until filled.
Director of Advancement
Founded in 1886, MCI engages a multicultural student body with diverse abilities and interests in a rigorous and comprehensive college and career preparatory experience. In a safe and nurturing environment, students develop self-esteem, academic skills, and social responsibility to be thoughtful global citizens and lifelong learners. A town academy, our core values center on community and family, comprehensiveness, diversity, focus on the individual, independence, and a high standard of excellence.
Under the general direction of the Head of School and working closely with the MCI Administrative Team, lead the design and implementation of programs and practices that will improve short and long-term fundraising results, strengthen connections with alumni and friends, and enhance MCI’s reputation and visibility among all stakeholders, in order to ensure that MCI has the resources and support needed to meet the school’s educational mission and objectives.
Work with the Head of School, MCI administrative team and faculty to identify needs and develop the funding/marketing/communications strategies to meet those needs.
Plan and execute successful and timely Annual Fund activities, including one-year and multi-year goals, with timeframes and metrics to monitor growth.
Plan and execute a Major Gifts program (identify/cultivate/solicit major gift prospects) including Legacy Gift opportunities.
Plan and execute activities and events that help locate alumni, connect alumni with each other and with the School, and increase their interest in and support of MCI, including annual events such as the Alumni Reunion and other awards ceremonies.
Seek opportunities to build relationships with local/regional businesses or other organizations in order to increase support of all types, e.g., financial, gifts-in-kind, student activities and internships, speakers, mentors/tutors, etc.
Work closely with CFO/Business Office to ensure compliance with all regulations, policies and procedures related to fundraising/stewardship of funds.
Provide direction and training to volunteers of all types and across situations.
Manage the department budget.
Serve as a resource to Trustee Advancement Committee
- Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and expertise.
10+ years’ experience in nonprofit Advancement, preferably in education and/or arts
Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships with donors/prospective donors, solicitor teams, class agents, faculty/staff, alumni, trustees, local community members, Foundations, vendors and consultants.
Proven ability to:
Manage successful Annual Funds
Plan and manage successful Capital/Comprehensive Campaigns
Plan and execute creative Alumni activities (Reunion, etc.)
Capture gifts from individuals (alumni and others) and foundations
Write internal and external communications (i.e., press releases, social media, speeches, magazines, etc.)
Prepare/control budgets and achieve objectives in a cost-conscious, limited-resource environment
Demonstrate evidence of creativity, commitment, ability to work collaboratively and influence others.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule with some evenings/weekend events and travel.
Familiarity with Advancement software and database management for all components of advancement, in particular, Blackbaud (Raiser’s Edge)
Other tasks as may be assigned by Head of School or/and Board of Trustees Advancement Committee
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to MCI Head of School, Christopher McDonald at: email@example.com
Weekend cook/supervisor - prep cook
Summary: This position reports to the Director of Dining Services and to the Chef. The Supervisor is responsible for set up, service and clean up for the weekend meal service. The Director or Chef may assign other duties as required. This is a full time position with hours that is determined by the Director of Dining Services and Sous Chef.
Regularly Scheduled Days/Hours:
Saturday & Sunday - Split Shift - 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Brunch) and 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Dinner). Wednesday, Thursday & Friday – Prep Cook 10:30 am – 7:30 pm. Other days may be scheduled as mutually agreed with Director and Chef.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Practice safe food handling techniques
Be able to work occasional weekdays and late evenings
Be able to provide supervision for a staff of up to three or four employees
Be able to lift 50 pounds regularly
Be able to load and unload catering equipment including but not limited to Cambro units and folding tables.
Be able to lift dining room chairs on to tables when needed
Must be able to drive van/truck with staff and freight to catering locations
Must have a valid residential driver’s license with a safe driving record. Must have standard first aid training.
Qualification requirements: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform these essential duties. This list is intended to be illustrative, but not exhaustive. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job, unless those accommodations would impose an undue hardship upon the school.
Preferred education and/or experience: High school diploma or equivalent, 2 years’ supervisory experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Communication Skills: Ability to analyze and comprehend simple instructions, warning labels, safety information, and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to other school employees and children.
Certificates, licenses, registrations: Must have a valid residential driver’s license with a safe driving record. Must have standard first aid training. May require CPR certification.
Other Skills and Abilities: Employee must be able to work with tools and operate equipment as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of this job.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations would impose an undue hardship upon the school.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near mechanical parts and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The employee frequently works long hours in a standing position on cement floors.
The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, because food services caters events out side of the dining room area.
The employee has to ascend and descend stairs.
The noise level during meal times in work environment is usually loud.
General Utility Worker - Dining
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday. Duties include dish washing, cleaning, sanitizing, and light food preparation. Candidates should be hardworking, friendly, and reliable.
Primary duties include:
Washing dishes by hand or placing them in a dishwashing machine
Keeping the kitchen area clean, including counters, floors and equipment
Re-stock clean dishware, utensils and other kitchen equipment
Using cleaners and cleaning equipment properly
Performing other duties as requested
High School Diploma or GED.
MCI offers a competitive benefits program including medical, vision and dental plans, disability, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed MCI job application (http://www.mci-school.org) to: Bill Carr, Director of Dining Services, Maine Central Institute,295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME 04967, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maine Central Institute is a town academy high school located in Pittsfield, Maine. Approximately
400 students attend MCI in grades 9-12. This number includes students from a variety of towns in
the central Maine area along with students from other states and countries from around the world.
More than 60 students live on campus in dormitories.
MCI is looking for an experienced custodian; Monday - Friday 4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Candidate
will be responsible for general cleaning of school buildings and must be professional, have
custodial experience, and be a self-motivated person with the ability to work independently.
High School diploma or GED is required.
MCI offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental plans, disability and life
insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Please send resume, completed MCI job application (https://www.mci-school.org/our-
school/employment) and three references to:
Ed Walker (email@example.com)
Maine Central Institute
295 Main Street
Pittsfield, Maine 04967