Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor Colleges, Housing and Educational Services
Job #: 1808151
Full Time; Career Starting salary: $57,000/Annually
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization of the Business and Administrative Services division at UC Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services and facilities, employee housing and capital planning, business and financial analysis, dining services, conference services, early education services, and the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services. Through these units educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
The Facilities unit of CHES provides comprehensive facilities support to over 9,500 student residents in ten colleges and six associated residential communities, as well as seven Dining facilities. The department maintains 186 buildings of 1.6 million square feet. Facilities employs 44 represented and non-represented career staff and over 45 student staff positions, and manages an annual budget of approximately $5 million.
The mission of the Facilities unit is to plan for, develop and maintain a comfortable and safe physical environment for residents, and cost effectively maintain Housing and Dining facilities.
Under the general supervision of the Facilities Asset Coordinator (FAC), the Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor (SBMS) is responsible for the routine maintenance of facilities and the supervision of assigned front-line maintenance team. Each area (zone) includes residential units (college and non-college residences) and other associated CHES housing, dining and administrative facilities.
The SBMS works closely with the Facilities Asset Coordinator to ensure the overall condition of the zone. The primary focus of the SBMS is ensuring that the day-to-day work orders for repairs and maintenance are completed efficiently and up to CHES standards. The SBMS is responsible for developing the infrastructure required to deliver maintenance and repair service including the hiring and development of staff, operation of zone maintenance shops and stores, and monitoring workloads and assignments through the Facilities computerized maintenance management system.
Some special conditions include:
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California.
Interviewees will be required to provide a current DMV record.
Demonstrated experience to safely perform routine electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, heating and ventilation, lock and door hardware, furniture, appliance, and sheet rock repairs.
Demonstrated troubleshooting experience in one or more craft areas; (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and heating/ventilation).
Demonstrated knowledge of building systems (building envelope, structural, plumbing, electrical, and heating/ventilation) necessary to coordinate routine repair and maintenance projects and to evaluate the work of contractors, vendors, and campus skilled crafts technicians.
Leadership skills sufficient to develop a cohesive, motivated and effective facilities team. The ability to effectively supervise staff, including planning and assigning work, setting expectations, monitoring performance, developing the capacity to perform, and evaluating performance.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to maintain good working relationships with diverse groups of people. Ability to resolve issues related to students, staff and faculty, and exercise diplomacy in stressful situations.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-27-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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