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Job ID: 204138

Assistant Manager (State Evacuation Shelter)
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2023
Title Assistant Manager (State Evacuation Shelter)
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Alexandria, LA, United States
Department Rapides Parish
Application Deadline Feb. 20, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation


Work Location:  Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Dean Lee Research and Extension Center, Alexandria Louisiana – State Evacuation Shelter

Position Description:  The successful candidate will be responsible for operations and management of the State Evacuation Shelter and the Dewitt Livestock Facility.  The incumbent will report directly to the Manager of the State Evacuation Shelter and the Assistant Regional Director in the Central Region.  This position will work with and through the shelter manager to facilitate facility repairs and maintenance and network with clientele groups and community partners as needed. This position will work with the shelter manager and government and state agencies to ensure that the shelter is operational when activated for an emergency.  The individual will maintain records associated with facility and equipment maintenance and oversee the safety program for the facility.  Responsibilities include, monitoring and maintenance of facilities after hours on weekends, as needed.

Qualification Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.  Experience and knowledge with industrial and/or mechanical and HVAC equipment is preferred.  Experience with electrical and plumbing systems is preferred.  The ability to communicate effectively and work professionally with partner agencies, clientele groups and the public is required.

Salary and Benefits:  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Current benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Date Available: Upon completion of the selection process.

Application Deadline: February 20, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter, resume, official university transcripts, and contact information for three references. Paper, faxed or emailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the recommendation letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Daniel Stephenson, Assistant Regional Director Central Region

Research Coordinator

Dean Lee Research and Extension Center

8105 Tom Bowman Dr.

Alexandria, LA 71302


Phone: 318-473-6520



The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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