Madison, WI
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91140-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Management/Supervisory, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91140-AS

Working Title: Operations Supervisor



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

- No degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- A minimum of 3 years of supervision experience is required.
- Large database management experience preferred.
- Experience with sign design, production, and installation preferred.
- Experience working with and coordinating events for college students is preferred.

License or certificate:

- A driver's license which meets UW Risk Management standards is preferred.

Position Summary:

The Division of University Housing is committed to providing an exceptional workplace for its workforce of approximately 450 career staff members and over 2,000 students. University Housing provides an inclusive and safe working environment that promotes engagement, empowerment, and professional development. University Housing operates nineteen residence halls across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, providing a home to over 7,400 undergraduate students. We also operate three apartment communities, serving about 3,000 graduate students, academic staff, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, and their families. In addition, we manage seven dining venues across campus, and provide conference group and youth camp housing throughout the summer months.

University Housing is divided into five main departments: Administration, Dining & Culinary Services, Residence Hall Facilities, Residence Life, and University Apartments. Whether we're launching new academic support services, testing out a new recipe, renovating resident rooms, organizing welcome events, cleaning our facilities, or inviting a new summer youth camp to campus, everything that we do is to support the mission of the University and fulfill University Housing's goal to be, "The place everyone wants to live."

University Residence Halls is part of the Division of University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a student service organization, University Residence Halls provide quality living/ learning environments and programs to approximately 7,400 undergraduate student residents. Residence Hall Facilities is a subsection of the University Residence Halls that focuses on housekeeping, mechanical maintenance and long-term infrastructure projects and planning.

University Residence Halls consists of 30 buildings containing approximately 2 million square feet and 37 acres of surrounding grounds. In addition to residential living spaces the residence hall infrastructure supports many functions and programs requiring many types of spaces such as classrooms, office space, dining and culinary space including commercial kitchens and market place areas, mechanical support spaces and large meeting rooms.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Residence Hall Facilities - Operations this position will oversee all functions and supervise the staff for the Residence Hall Facilities main office, the sign shop and the sustainability programming efforts. This position will be responsible for leading and implementing departmental process improvements, management of the data tracking in our work order system and shared network systems, training of new technical and supervisory staff as well as assisting in coordinating all sustainability and move-out efforts.

This position has been identified as a SUPERVISOR within University Housing and is expected to exhibit the following skills and competencies: verbal communication, problem solving, supervision, builds trust and team, understands impact and supports employee development opportunities.

Residence Hall Facilities is committed to demonstrating our Division of University Housing Core Values: Care in how we approach people and our work; Creativity in solving problems; Integrity in our interactions with staff and customers; Optimism, focusing on opportunities and positive outcomes; Respect for the differences, strengths, and potential in people; Stewardship of human, financial and natural resources; and Excellence in customer satisfaction and communication.

University Housing is an essential services provider and all University Housing employees are part of this commitment to our residents and guests. University Housing is unique from many other state agencies and university departments because we cannot close as our services must be maintained at all times.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be conducted.

Primary schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations demand. This position is considered a Total Job Concept (TJC) position.


Caleb Georgeson
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To apply online, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, work history, and references within the online application system. Within the work history, please complete all fields, including dates of employment. In your cover letter please detail your experience in a supervisory role.

Please identify three professional references that will be able to speak towards your performance in your current and/or most recent positions. University Housing requires that at least two of the three references be either your current or most recent supervisors. When listing your references to contact, please include the following information:
- Name
- Title of their position and relationship to you
- Phone number
- E-mail address

Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on Monday, July 24, 2017. Failure to submit complete application materials will result in ineligibility for this position. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.The starting rate for this position will be $48,333 or higher annually, based on qualifications. Applications for this position may be considered for future vacancies within this department.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 10 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 24 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time