A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Facilities Service Center provides support for campus Facilities & Operations. We are open 24 hours per day, 365 days each year. We never close!
Walk in service, online requests, phone calls and emails are available channels customers use to communicate with us. Maintenance software is used to route work to different areas across campus. The work order is picked up, completed and billed out to the customer. Our involvement includes creating and routing work orders, dispatching maintenance and making sure that the correct entities are billed. We work in a fast-paced, demanding environment that can be stressful during emergency situations (floods, power outages, etc.). Our department has frequent procedural changes to adapt to new situations. We use detailed data to ensure accuracy, so the ability to enjoy finding solutions to puzzling situations is a strong plus.
Our department is highly customer service based. Past experience in this area will be required.
• Provide exceptional service & build rapport with customers from various backgrounds and levels. • Answer questions related to facilities service work, schedules and billing. • Collaborative problem solving. • Use of software queries to correct small problems before they become large problems. • Follow departmental procedures and organizational policies. • Communicate respectfully with coworkers. • Create and edit work orders. • Assist customers via multiple channels.
• Excellent customer service skills. • Proven exceptional attendance. • High degree of accuracy in work. • Two years customer service experience working with a diverse customer base. • Ability to speak in a clear, professional and courteous manner while under pressure. • Ability and willingness to learn quickly and to adapt to rapid changes. • Ability to troubleshoot and foresee potential problems. • Excellent teamwork skills, including communicating effectively with team members across shifts and locations. • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. • Ability to operate a personal computer using customized software applications. • 40 wpm keyboard skills – you will be tested. • HIGH DESIRE TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A FUN, POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT!
• Knowledge of maintenance, facilities, construction, grounds and utility terminology.
• Knowledge of building systems, i.e. mechanical, electrical, etc. and other trade specific knowledge.
Tuesday - Saturday, 11:30pm - 7:30am
Shifts may include working alone or working with others as a team. Candidates hired for these positions will be expected to flex their schedule to cover additional shifts as determined by management and for mandatory attendance at routine meetings and training purposes. Initial training may take place on an alternate shift, as determined by management for several weeks.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
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