Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director, the incumbent oversees facilities management and customer relations for Columbia University buildings; assists managing department accounts so as to meet the operational and maintenance needs of the department; monitors quality and performance of work and takes corrective action to achieve standards; establishes prices and schedules for reimbursable work; negotiates costs and schedules work with other service providers including outside contractors; establishes processes and procedures to improve the performance of maintenance. Directs supervisors and mechanics to perform work, including building system repairs and preventive maintenance; oversees all custodial work. Inspects and assures all contracted work (not managed by Capital Project Management) and corrective maintenance tasks, as well as construction and improvements, are in conformance with client expectations, specifications, and/or contract. Approves work for payment. Identifies work and directs staff to appropriately address tasks to maximize utility of all resources within the area. In the absence of a supervisor directs first response to request for service, ascertaining seriousness of call and appropriate level of response. Supports and implements University and departmental procedures and policies. Interprets and administers collective bargaining agreements. The Assistant Manager represents the Director at meetings and other events as directed. Performs other related duties as required or as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of 4-6 years of related experience required. Knowledge of facility systems, energy management, maintenance work control systems, commercial facilities management practices and New York City statutory requirements required. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills necessary. Computer proficiency required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.