Building Trades Manager

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Logo Posting Number STA00468PO18 Classification Title Trades Manager Internal Title Building Trades Manager Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Housing Maintenance Services Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $44,056 Advertised Salary Range $39,960 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Provides the day to day leadership for Housing Department Building Trades unit. Primary responsibilities are to assist with planning small repairs, remodeling and refurbishing work, execute the plans utilizing his team and other resources, provide necessary oversight to ensure work is completed on time, within budget and within the department's quality standards. This position is a working supervisor position and as such this position, in the performance of job duties, will require physical activities associated with the team overall needs and responsibilities. This position will be a member of the department's after hour emergency response team (on-call/call back). This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 8 years professional experience in a specialized trades area; or in diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity.

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

Four years of supervisory experience managing staff and projects (concept to close out).


Strong and diverse building trade's expertise. Excellent project and work planning, execution, closing out and reporting abilities. Great written and oral communication skills.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 04/16/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a High school diploma and 8 years professional experience in a specialized trades area; or in diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
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    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume





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    Posted: 4/17/2018
    Application Due: 6/16/2018
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