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Facilities Coordinator

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

Facilities Coordinator

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 00612529

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
Under general supervision the Facility Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the physical facility and all state-owned equipment housed at SCE downtown location within the 6th and 7th floors of the John Plankinton Building including, but not limited to over 75 offices, 17 conference rooms, seven pairs of restrooms and five mechanical rooms. The Facility Coordinator must understand the relationship between a properly maintained physical environment/equipment and faculty-staff-student needs including safety, productivity, learning, and comfort. The Facility Coordinator is expected to carry out all of the duties of this position independently with minimal supervision. The hours of this position are 6:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, however, on occasion, this position may require evening and weekend hours and in the event of a building emergency as the first point of contact.

Job Duties:
  • Inspect, maintain, and provide repairs at the facility using basic equipment to ensure property meets and maintains established standards. Assists with construction, and operational maintenance as needed
  • Performs or coordinates requested maintenance functions, including maintenance and repair for plumbing equipment, electrical switches and appliances, heating, and ventilation units, and building equipment and fixtures
  • Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
  • Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries to appropriate entities
  • Maintain the security of the facility and its equipment, supplies, and personal contents through the responsible management of the keys and facility access
  • As necessary, contract with outside service providers to perform maintenance outside scope of responsibilities and/or abilities
  • Manages vendor contracts for facility housekeeping, maintenance, and related facility construction or repairs
  • As necessary, partner with campus facilities staff to ensure adherence to university policies and standards
  • In the event of an emergency, take appropriate steps to mitigate emergency situation as the primary point of contact, including the possibility of returning to the facility after hours or on weekends

The job duties listed are intended to describe the essential functions of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience performing maintenance and facilities services and tasks
  • Experience with common software and applications (e.g., MS Office Suite, email, etc.) and willingness to learn new software
  • Demonstrated experience in providing customer service in a work environment with shifting priorities
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Availability to work on weekends or after business hours as necessary
  • A valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated understanding of the following:
  • Contractor management/coordination
  • Proficient use of hand and power tools
  • Basic plumbing and electrical repair
  • Basic carpentry, painting, and floor repair
  • Fire and life safety procedures
  • Building control and monitoring systems
  • Building security
  • Generators, sprinkler systems or other emergency equipment

Application Instructions
Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) the names and contact information for three (3) professional references. Your cover letter and resume must address your qualifications, experience, and knowledge as it specifically relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications and why you are interested in applying for this position.

All applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting them. Questions about this position should be directed to Angela Broderick at

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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