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Assistant Director of Physical Operations, Facilities Supervisor 1 (005198), International House, 26546
University of California Berkeley


Date Posted Jan. 21, 2020
Title Assistant Director of Physical Operations, Facilities Supervisor 1 (005198), International House, 26546
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Facilities Operations
 
 


Assistant Director of Physical Operations, Facilities Supervisor 1 (005198), International House, 26546

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Application Review Date

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

A cover letter plus the names and contact information for three (3) professional references are required at the time of application.

Failure to submit the required documents will result in disqualification.

Departmental Overview

Founded in 1930 through a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., International House Berkeley's mission is to promote cross-cultural experiences and leadership skills for a world of greater understanding. Since its founding, more than 95,000 individuals enrolled at the University of California Berkeley and other Bay Area colleges and universities have resided in the historic facility adjacent to California Memorial Stadium along Piedmont Avenue. During the academic year, nearly 600 residents from 75+ nationalities (including the USA) reside in the building which has six floors of residential rooms. The facility includes a conference center featuring the Chevron Auditorium with a capacity of 350, several other smaller meeting rooms, plus a library, and a dining commons with a capacity of 325. With a renewed emphasis on the acquisition of intercultural leadership skills, I-House strives to augment and expand the impact of the residential life experience by encouraging lifetime personal and professional connections that transform lives and offer skills that enrich and enhance career opportunities.

Responsibilities

Examples of Duties:
  • Conducts daily and continuous inspection of the building to monitor for timely and efficient repairs as needed. Plans, directs, supervises and coordinates the work activities of support staff. Delegates and schedules work orders for efficient and cost effective productivity to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Troubleshoots complaints and directly oversees and manages activities related to skilled crafts and trades, including, but not limited to the following: steam heating and other heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), boiler operations, electrical, machinist, sheet metal, abatement and insulation, structural (carpentry, painting, roofing, glazer, and blinds), plumbing or other skilled crafts and trades.
  • Develops and maintains performance metrics and standards to ensure excellent service is extended to building, residents and guests. Ensures that maintenance/cleaning issues are handled expeditiously, and that service calls (routine or emergency), are handled in accordance with established procedures. Continually monitors and assesses customer satisfaction with maintenance services.
  • Administers the Maintenance Management Software system (WebTMA). Provides oversight for planning, maintenance and upgrades of trades' maintenance shop to ensure staff have appropriate resources. Purchases all supplies for building maintenance (some offsite trips required).
  • Develops and maintains performance metrics and standards to ensure excellent service is extended to building, residents and guests. Ensures that maintenance/cleaning issues are handled expeditiously, and that service calls (routine or emergency), are handled in accordance with established procedures. Continually monitors and assesses customer satisfaction with maintenance services.
  • Effectively monitors the performance of staff in accordance with established policies and procedures, including completing performance evaluations. Defines and sets work schedules and project priorities; participates in the selection, training and supervision of staff. Supervises one (1) Custodial Supervisor, eleven (11) Custodians and three (3) Carpenters


Required Qualifications

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Five (5) years of experience minimum in facilities work.
  • Extensive personnel management experience at department head level
  • Must possess a valid California Class C driver license at the time and for the duration of appointment.
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive Criminal Background Check.
  • Experience in the hospitality industry a plus
  • Steam system experience a plus
  • Project Management experience or training a plus


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of campus policies and procedures;
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural diverse environment.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The incumbent will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:
  • Working knowledge of policies and procedures relative to facilities maintenance, equipment, customer service, dispatch, building maintenance, safety and emergency preparedness.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including active listening, critical thinking, and ability to multi-task effectively, persuasion/negotiation, mentoring, leadership/supervision, problem solving, operations analysis and quality control analysis.
  • Working knowledge in supervising facility maintenance personnel and improvements along with building maintenance work to include one or more of the following: basic plumbing and pipefitting, carpentry, painting and plastering, service of machinery, electrical maintenance and custodial.
  • Advanced skills in working collaboratively and influencing others to enhance business processes and overall facilities condition.
  • Advanced knowledge and skill regarding specialized facilities needs in space planning and advanced skill to effectively translate needs to professional architects and engineers.
  • Advanced skills to assess processes or services to make improvements and in project management.
  • Advanced skill to multi-task and effectively prioritize large project work.
  • Advanced skills in management, regulatory compliance and operations planning
  • Administrative, Financial and Computer skills to manage budgets, understand and achieve financial targets, review and monitor timesheets, performance evaluations, review/track/monitor work orders, administration of the preventive and predictive maintenance program, maintain library of facilities systems and equipment.


Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

Monthly Salary Range: Minimum - $5,066.67 - Midpoint - $7,375.00

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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