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The Institute for Advanced Study welcomes résumés and applications for any of our posted positions. When applying for a position, please specify the position for which you are applying; we cannot accept or retain unsolicited and non-specified résumés and applications. In addition, please be advised that due to the small size of our staff and the typically large number of résumés we receive for each opening, we are unable to respond to all applicants.

Résumés and cover letters can be submitted by e-mail to the designated mailbox, by fax to 609-951-4468 or by mail to Human Resources, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540.
The Institute for Advanced Study is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Line Cook / Roundsman

Manager of Facilities                                                                                                    

                                                                                                  POSITION AVAILABLE


JOB TITLE:                 Line Cook / Roundsman

SUPERVISOR:          Chef/Director of Dining Services

OVERVIEW:  This is a 40 hour per week position with primary daytime hours and some evenings, and most weekends off. 


  • Prepare and set up own work station and food items, observing professional kitchen standards with use of all food and supplies as well as standard sanitation guidelines required.
  • Check and prepare and set up for daily catering orders as well as evening dinners and other functions.
  • Replenish all mise en place.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work areas during work shift.
  • Maintain cleanliness of storage areas in conjunction with other Dining Services staff, utilizing proper cleaning materials and methods.
  • Organize and re-stock work areas for next shift.
  • Clean refrigerators, freezers, stainless counters and other equipment as necessary.
  • Assist with other kitchen duties and inventory projects as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.                       


  • High school degree or GED required; a degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program preferred. 
  • Must be creative, service oriented, and have the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds for short distances and stand through entire work shift, as well as to work in areas with high temperature and moisture levels required.
  • Prior experience as a hotel or restaurant line cook preferred.
  • Ability to perform all duties and operate kitchen machinery with attention to detail and safety guidelines required.
  • Ability to work in a busy kitchen with speed and accuracy while maintaining cooperative relationships with co-workers and clientele required.

Interested candidates please apply to the position at: by July 24, 2015.                                                                                            


                                                                                             POSITION AVAILABLE


JOB TITLE:               Manager of Facilities    

DEPARTMENT:        Facilities     

REPORT TO:           Associate Director for Finance and Administration


  • Plan, organize and administer facilities operations and development through effective facilities engineering, environmental and regulatory compliance programs, construction management, facilities maintenance programs, and housing operations to enhance the Institute’s setting and support its mission.
  • Manage five supervisors who oversee a total of 36 staff members in facilities maintenance, grounds, trades, housing and janitorial services.
  • Manage two degreed engineers in implementing capital improvement and major maintenance projects. Serve as the primary liaison to professional consultants and trade contractors.
  • Together with other senior administrators responsible for capital planning for the Institute.
  • Continue to improve and advance a long-term preventative maintenance program incorporating a systematic approach to the preservation and restoration of the Institute’s buildings and grounds.
  • Responsible for development and execution of long range housing plans for faculty and members. This includes oversight of existing apartment complex and numerous off-site properties. In addition, responsible for maintenance and inspection issues related to the periodic acquisition and disposition of real estate to meet housing goals.
  • Along with other senior staff, represent the Institute before Planning Board and other municipal and state regulatory and review bodies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Engineering degree required, with a minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated engineering and facilities management experience.
  • Registered Professional Engineer / Certified Plant Engineer preferred.   
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Demonstrated leadership skills in building and fostering a team environment required.
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of standard software.        
  • Access to varying project work location may require climbing ladders, stairs, hiking, walking on high roofs, etc.  Must have comfort with working in several types of environments, including office, mechanical room spaces, renovation sites, new construction sites, and woodland trail sites.

Interested candidates please apply to the position at by May 1, 2015.