Associate Director for Facilities Operations
Position Summary: This is an administrative management position responsible for coordinating, planning, organizing, and directing the custodial functions, business services functions, inventory, and warehouse functions within University Housing Facilities. This position oversees all related building services activities for 22 residence halls dispersed throughout the UGA campus, Family/Graduate Housing, Greek Housing and the Health Sciences Campus as well as the business functions for the Housing Facilities unit. This position provides leadership, direction, and oversight of the Department's interior design elements and purchasing of appropriate furnishings. Responsibilities also include the direct supervision of two (2) Building Services Superintendents, a Business Services Coordinator, a Warehouse Supervisor and indirect supervision of 97 custodial and administrative staff members.
Responsibilities: 1. Provides leadership and direction to ensure Housing facilities are maintained in excellent condition. 2. Develop and implement planned custodial project schedules and activities to insure facilities meet or exceed standards. 3. Ensures rapid and effective response to customer driven requests. 4. Encourages subordinates to take personal responsibility for their areas, thereby improving their professional standing. 5. Supervises the 2 Building Services Superintendents, the Housing Facilities Business Coordinator, Procurement Specialist, and Warehouse Supervisor. 6. Directly supervises 2 building services superintendents including the effective recruitment, screening, hiring, training, and discipline. 7. Indirectly supervises over 90 custodial staff members including employee relations and response to grievance issues. 8. Responsible for program development, employee relations, staffing plans, communication and compliance with organization policies and procedures as these relate to the cleaning of facilities and cross-facilities integration and consistency. 9. Plans, prepares and executes the Department budget for custodial labor, equipment, supplies, furniture, and flooring. 10. Develops cost effective and time efficient solutions for cleaning efforts for Housing residence facilities insuring that buildings meet or exceed the Department's custodial cleaning standards of APPA Level 3. 11. Leads green cleaning efforts in cleaning product purchases and techniques. 12. Reviews monthly expense reports to recognize trends and respond in a fiscally appropriate manner. 13. Develops, implements, and coordinates with Facilities Management an integrated and effective pest control plan and process.
Qualifications: Master's degree required AND six (6) years of relevant experience. OR Bachelor's degree in a relevant field AND eight (8) years of relevant experience. OR Twelve (12) years of experience in a relevant field.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.