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Assistant Manager of Dormitory Maintenance and Operations (71101)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 31, 2023

Assistant Manager of Dormitory Maintenance and Operations (71101)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Office of Facilities Management at Pratt Institute is searching for an Assistant Manager of Dormitory Maintenance and Operations to provide operational support and assist the Manager of Dormitory Maintenance and Operations in administering Custodial, Handyman, Mechanics, Housekeeping, and Grounds assignments, including monitoring maintenance issues, sanitation and snow removal, building inspections, problem resolution, and emergency maintenance repairs.

Our ideal candidate is an organized individual with 5 years of Facilities Management Custodial and Maintenance services, who possess strong planning, problem-solving and can demonstrate the ability to motivate and keep staff accountable.

A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The Institute's impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York.

On a typical day you will be required to:

  • Assists the Manager of Dormitory Maintenance and Operations to assure all work tasks are completed in a timely manner

  • Communicates and coordinates with Residential Life and Housing Directors and Assistants any preventative maintenance and facility work order requests, provides updates and shares concerns

  • Dormitory Building Inspections - Identifies areas of concern, reports any issues and needs for repairs to the Manager of Dormitory Maintenance & Operations

  • Supervises janitorial and maintenance daily routines for dormitory staff

  • Ensures all public areas inside and outside student housing buildings are maintained in a clean and safe living environment.

Salary Range: $58,500 - $65,000 + Generous Benefits

Education: High school diploma or at least five years equivalent field experience.

Experience: At least five years of relevant experience in Facilities Management Custodial and Maintenance services, or equivalent field.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use and train on all required cleaning and maintenance equipment including complex machinery (buffers, vacuums, carpet cleaners, extractors, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in maintenance of building and ground operations, general record keeping, cleaning and chemical solvents, scheduling and training procedures.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, multilingual is preferred, but not required.

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Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.

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