Facilities Manager

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Salary for Announcement

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $57,600 – $76,900. The full salary range is $57,600 – $96,200.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

For more information on MSU Denver’s compensation structure, please visit https://www.msudenver.edu/hr/compensation/professionalexecutivestaff/compensationstructureandguidelines/

Posting Details

Posting Number


Position Title

Facilities Manager

Position Number


Pay Grade


Employee Category

Professional staff


VP Admin and Finance

EClass Code

Full Time Professional Staff

Position Summary

Performs under direct supervision of the Director of the Office of Operations and Maintenance. Delivers building operational decisions and direction for Operations and Maintenance services for Metropolitan State University of Denver. Provides direction and leadership to contractors and facilities support functions to ensure efficient operation of building systems and utility distribution to MSUD campus owned facilities and MSUD occupied facilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining the physical condition and appearance of various types of buildings including office, academic, and athletic facilities; the ongoing operation of buildings and occupied environments; energy and utility systems oversight; maintenance management including service requests and controlled and preventive equipment maintenance; warranty administration, and coordination and participation in new construction and renovation/remodel projects; emergency management; Scheduling, oversight and management of the contractors and systems related to – lighting, HVAC /controls, access/keys, custodial, elevators, and others as deemed necessary.

This position requires timely response, effective communication and management of all work order requests related to the ongoing maintenance of buildings and grounds through the computerized maintenance management system ( CMMS ). Maintains accurate and intimate basic knowledge of all University building and systems including, but not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, security, and life safety. This includes the maintenance provided by contracted trades for mechanical, electrical, & plumbing needs, grounds, custodial, waste management, and other building related issues. Acts as primary “on call” point of contact for facility maintenance and emergency issues during and after normal hours of operation. Ensures a consistent customer service excellence approach is applied during interactions with students, staff, faculty, and all other internal and external University stakeholders.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.



Management and oversight of Maintenance Coordination – 50%
  • Oversee and manage contracted maintenance and operations work. Coordinate the completion of planned and unplanned maintenance and repair, including but not limited to HVAC, refrigeration systems, plumbing, and lighting.
  • Manage work requests in a timely and well documented manner through the CMMS . Follow-up on all work requests to ensure completion and satisfaction
  • Perform quality inspections and provide day-to-day oversight of work done in support of facility maintenance and operations. Ensure building and grounds area upkeep daily, in accordance with university standards.
  • Perform, document, and report results of ongoing inspections in support of facility audit goals and objectives.
  • Diagnose and perform minor and routine maintenance.
  • Order parts and supplies as required to maintain inventory levels.
  • Develop and maintain building specific maintenance schedules.
  • Schedule Access, Lighting and HVAC systems as needed to accommodate building schedules.
  • Provide ancillary facilities specific services (e.g. building access accommodations, systems modifications, temporary signage posting, waste services etc.) when required to support events occurring within campus spaces falling under the direct oversight responsibility of Department of Facilities.
  • Work with Director and Fiscal Manager to implement cost control and awareness measures for planned and unplanned operational expenses.
  • Monitor and respond to utility outages and increased energy usage.
  • Provide reporting for work requests and energy use including analyzing data and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Coordinate small facility projects such as office moves, furniture replacement, and minor remodels (e.g. patch, paint, and other finishes).
  • Perform other tasks or special projects as required.
Supervision – 15%
  • Supervise, train, and provide work direction and problem-solving assistance for student worker(s).
  • Manage subcontracted work and vendors
Access Control Coordination – 15%
  • Process, review, and approve requests for card and key access to all University buildings and spaces.
  • Provide secure oversight of master building and other facility access cards and keys.
  • Schedule building lock/unlock schedules
Contracting and fiscal management – 10%
  • Pursue bids for repair work and RFPs for building maintenance and operations agreements
  • Oversee all contracts and invoice payments associated with building operations
Emergency Management and Response – 10%
  • Represent MSUD at Emergency Preparedness, Coordination, and Recovery Committee
  • Oversee and manage response to MSUD emergency incidents on campus
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in facilities operations and maintenance
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret instructions from architectural and engineering drawings and specifications, contracts, warranty terms, equipment manufacturers and maintenance manuals
  • Must have strong analytic and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work with customers via email, phone, and in person
  • Computer skills and working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with CMMS, AutoCAD, Adobe, project management software.
  • Experience with a building automation system such as Johnson Controls, Siemens or LONG .
  • Knowledge of emergency management oversight and response
  • Experience with access control or security management
Work Hours

M-F 7am – 4pm
Flexible work schedule options available
On call as required

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Closing date

Closing Instructions

Open Until Filled

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please see Special Instructions for more details.
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, http://www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Talent Team Representative

Elizabeth Wellington

Talent Team Representative E-mail



MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this link .

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