The Facilities Director will ensure continuous, safe, and reliable operations of all facilities on The Watermill Center campus (39 + 11 Watermill Towd Rd) and oversee the care and maintenance of the 10+ acre grounds and gardens. Reporting to the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation Director + The Watermill Center Director, the Facilities Director provides expertise and leadership on all facilities, grounds and operations-related activities. The ideal candidate is a team-oriented problem solver seeking an active and hands-on role.
About The Watermill Center The Watermill Center is a laboratory for the arts and humanities providing a global community the time, space and freedom to create and inspire. Founded in 1992 by Robert Wilson, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities situated on ten acres of Shinnecock ancestral territory on Long Island’s East End. With an emphasis on creativity and collaboration, Watermill offers artist residencies and education programs that integrate contemporary artistic practice with resources from the humanities and research from the sciences.
The Watermill Center campus spans 3 properties. Situated on 39 Watermill Towd Rd, a 20,000 square foot main facility houses a Study Library, Art Collection, spaces for rehearsals, performances and exhibitions, a kitchen with dining areas, and office space. The Artist-in-Residence House, at 11 Watermill Towd Road, is a 10,000 square foot facility with 8 private bedrooms, a kitchen, living spaces, and an amphitheater. The Art Collection consists of 5,000+ works of art and artifacts, ranging from ancient to contemporary including numerous museum-quality works from Indonesia, Africa, and Oceania, as well as works by contemporary artists such as Paul Thek, Donald Judd, Bruce Nauman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Agnes Martin, among others.