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Assistant Director for Facilities and Operations

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Position Information

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Position Information

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Working Title Assistant Director for Facilities and Operations
Role Title General Admin Supv I/Coord I
Position Number R00820
Department Student Commons
Description of General Responsibilities

The Assistant Director for Facilities and Operations assumes responsibility and oversight for routine operations, grounds, housekeeping and maintenance needs of departmental facilities including two complex student union buildings with coordination of housekeeping and maintenance needs at the Larrick Student Center with Recreational Sports. This includes but is not limited to supervision of professional staff, financial management, policy development/interpretations and project coordination. Responsible for creating and maintaining a positive experience by providing staffing support and preparation of meeting/event facilities to meet client needs with a focus on customer satisfaction and optimization of facility use. Administrative duties include budgetary, fiscal, and personnel responsibilities for complex facilities which include event and meeting spaces, public multi-function spaces, and offices. Assists the Associate Director for Facilities and Operations and Director for the University Student Commons and Activities with other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

*Considerable experience in overseeing facilities and operations including supervision and training
*Ability to effectively apply knowledge of management principles and practices in a facilities and operations management capacity to accomplish departmental goals
*Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
*Ability to manage budgets and perform fiscal responsibilities
*Experience using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
*Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant training and/or experience
*Ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

*Familiarity with basic housekeeping principles and practices
*Familiarity with basic building maintenance
*At least five years of full-time supervisory experience
*Master’s degree preferred
*Experience working in a student affairs and/or student union environment or diverse collegiate setting

Pay Band 04
Anticipated Hiring Range $48,000 - $57,500
Campus
Position Type Classified (full-time)
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days Monday - Friday
Normal work hours
Job Open Date 09/06/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Trades/ Housekeeping and Operations
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Economic Indicator: No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Comments
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your facilities and/or operations experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience with management and supervision of housekeeping operations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1-2
    • 2-3
    • 3-less than 5
    • 5 or more
  4. * Describe your supervisory experience, including student workers.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience with finance and budget management.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume