The University of Puget Sound invites applications for a Manager of Building Services to join Facilities Services. The Manager of Building Services is responsible for the general management of building services duties, including the supervision of Building Services staff. Responsibilities:
Plans for, acquires, and manages outside cleaning and pest control service contracts. Assists students by answering questions involving cleaning related issues and assisting with projects.
Faculty and campus community interaction can involve answering questions and handling requests for custodial support. Meet daily with various supervisors and staff regarding staff issues, project work, customer needs, and assignments from the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services.
Alumni contact can be varied. Will advise the Greek community regarding cleaning issues as needed.
The manager will have contact with parents during move-in/move-out and will address questions and handle requests as needed.
Will have contact with vendors, service and installation contractors, other institutions as sources of information and resources, organizations such as APPA.
Responsible for the development, training, implementation and management of custodial policies, procedures and practices. The manager will also conduct daily buildings inspections and provide daily supervision and interaction with the custodial staff.
Manage custodial supplies and equipment.
Manage student workers for related areas of Facilities Services.
Serves as a member of the department's management team and participates in team decision-making, team development and staff training.
Hire and train staff members
In support of the mission and strategic goals of the university, the manager is responsible for developing, sustaining, and continually assessing and improving the effectiveness of Facilities Services.
Works collaboratively with the Facilities Services team in support of our mission.
Identifies and participates in resolution of departmental/institutional challenges with continuous quality improvement as a goal.
Participates in staff meetings, other meetings, and professional development/training workshops and seminars.
Promotes and supports a professional environment that welcomes students, faculty, staff, and vendors, and enables them to access our services in an encouraging, organized, effective, and helpful way.
Leadership team positions are responsible for developing direct reports, managing and measuring work, and building effective teams.
Works as a team member in providing services and support to all areas. This is accomplished through regular meetings and interpersonal relationships in support of the overall strategic objectives.
Assign, direct and oversee work of staff members
Conduct performance reviews
Reward (issue oral and written commendations)
In coordination with Facilities management and Human Resources, take corrective action as needed. This may also involve taking and responding to complaints.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities Staff Members:
Academic Building Services Supervisor
Second Shift Building Services Supervisor
Residential Building Services Supervisor
Building Specialist 30+/-
Review expenses against budget $0-$100,000
Approve expenditures less than $1,000
Prepare budget requests $1,000 to $100,000
High School diploma or G.E.D
Valid driver's license
5 years of management experience in related field including general facilities operations, service contracts.
Prior experience supervising a large group of staff.
Knowledge of custodial processes.
Ability to effectively communicate, both written and oral, with university staff, construction, administrative and professional personnel.
Ability to work independently with general direction.
Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community.
Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/. Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Required Documents:
Letter of Interest
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment. Diversity Statement:
We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/ The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.
About Puget Sound Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nations most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit 'About Puget Sound' (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA
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Puget Sound is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Tacoma, Washington. Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, and community members. Puget Sound offers a four-year curriculum in the liberal arts tradition with more than 50 traditional and interdisciplinary programs as well as selected graduate programs that build effectively on a liberal arts foundation.