The Facilities Operations Supervisor is responsible for managing the custodial and maintenance operations for a University residence hall in a unionized setting. This position currently supervises custodial and maintenance staff. This Position reports directly to the Coordinator of Operations and Projects
Responsibilities: Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Facilities/Building Management (35%): Inspects facilities, equipment & grounds to determine maintenance, repair & custodial needs; sets up work schedules; inspects work in progress & completed jobs to ensure compliance with quality control and approved safety standards; participates in pre-construction & progress meetings for major renovation projects; monitors & adjusts systems to ensure efficient energy use; submits payroll documents as required; serves as building safety officer.
Personnel Management (20%): Hires, trains, disciplines, assigns work, reviews, directs and rewards the work of full-time and student staff and responds to grievances; requests, coordinates & monitors the work of mechanics, tradesmen & contractors in the maintenance, repair & operation of various equipment, utilities & building components.
Communications/Public Relations (20%): Builds positive customer relations through contact with Housing & Residential Life staff; conducts weekly staff meetings, participates in management meetings; works with external vendors, contractors, University staff, participates on H&RL committees as required.
Planning (15%): Makes operations decisions within budgetary limits; plans & prioritizes daily work routine & project work; estimates time, labor & material costs of repair & routine project work.
Procurement & Materials Management (10%): Compares prices, quality of construction & product performance and makes purchasing decisions within budgetary guidelines, established procedures & Standards; maintains appropriate inventories of custodial & maintenance equipment, supplies, parts & tools; maintains material records & prepares time, labor & material reports.
Other: Responsible for assuring University and department policies, practices, procedures, rules, labor contracts & guidelines, including Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity are followed. Perform assignments in other buildings as required.
Work Environment: Work is typically performed inside, but occasionally will need to go outside or into confined spaces.
Salary: $55,000 - $57,500
Essential Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
Requires BA/BS with at least 5 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal nine years of experience in general maintenance/custodial management with 3 years supervisory experience and knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of a variety of building trades. The candidate must be able to meet the physical demands of the position. A criminal background check is required.
Preferred Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
Preference will be given to individuals with experience in a large University/College community with a proven record of successfully interacting with all levels of staff, administrative and service personnel in a unionized setting.
Internal Number: 329780
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