Assistant Director, Maintenance

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Assistant Director, Maintenance Operations provides operational direction and oversight of all maintenance to assigned University housing facilities.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

Provides operational direction and oversees maintenance operations of assigned physical facilities.

Oversees renovations and capital projects.

Provides guidance, training and support to skilled and professional staff.

Acts as a liaison between vendors, partners and university departments to ensure services are provided timely and efficiently.

Maintains budgets including monitors expenses, researches purchase options, prepares requisitions, and reconciles invoices.

Complies with applicable safety regulations and policies.

Assists in the implementation of existing guidelines, policies, and procedures. Recommends new or improved guidelines, policies, and/or procedures.

Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

Other Duties:

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accreditation institution in an appropriate area of specialization.

Four years of professional full-time experience providing operational direction and oversight of the maintenance of physical facilities.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Valid driver’s license.

Ability to work evenings, nights,, and weekends as necessary and serve on an on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Four years of professional full-time experience providing operational direction and oversight of the maintenance of residential housing facilities in a higher education setting.

Experience managing and operating Garden style apartments in a University setting.

Experience managing multiple maintenance projects simultaneously.

Experience recruiting, hiring, training and supervising full time and part time workers.

Experience working with a wide range of vendors including but not limited to custodial services, landscape services, pest control services, fire detection/suppression maintenance and repair, swimming pool maintenance, generator maintenance and repair, disaster cleanup, and other such contractors. Familiar with the maintenance and operation of 2 ton HVAC units .

Experience with life safety alarm systems and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable building systems, equipment life cycles, preventative maintenance schedules, and safety requirements.

Knowledge of policies and procedures related to the position.

Knowledge of state bidding processes and contract requirements.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.

Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with a diverse group of colleagues, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.

Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.

Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.

Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary and serve on an on-call rotation.


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Salary Range

$65,000 - $70,000

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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