Assistant Director of Housing Operations

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Posting Details

Posting Number:


Position Category:

Assoc/Asst Dir Subdiv/Unit AD  

Job Title:

Assistant Director of Housing Operations  

Position Code:


Position Type:



Housing & Residence Life  

Nature of Work:

Responsible for oversight of all maintenance and custodial operations for approximately 2,400 bed spaces across 12 residence halls. Direct supervision, training, and development of (1) maintenance, (1) custodial supervisor, and (1) coordinator. Indirect supervision of approximately (6) maintenance technicians, (1) custodian, and multiple temporary positions. Responsible for implementing best practices that result in operational efficiencies, strong customer service, and proper care, stewardship, and appearance of housing facilities.  

Training and Experience:

A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years' experience in construction project management and/or maintenance of facilities required. Previous supervisory experience managing facilities or construction trades staff is preferred; ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing; to speak publicly; to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Office, Excel, Power Point) to create contract documents and reports; tact and sensitivity with team members and customers; self-motivated; detail oriented; ability to complete long term tasks while responding to short term priorities; ability to work collaboratively with multiple external and internal stakeholders; ability to effectively manage workflow processes to ensure accurate reporting and timely response.  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

*Responsible for selection, supervision, training, and development of all housing maintenance and custodial staff members. 
*Manages all facility repair projects to ensure compliance with contract scope of work and high quality workmanship . 
*Ensures compliance with all University System of Georgia public works bidding and contract requirements. 
*Continuously monitors reactive maintenance work order flow to ensure timely and adequate response. 
*Supervises work in progress and inspects completed assignments to ensure that satisfactory progress, work quality, operating procedures, and safety are being maintained. 
*Manages the procurement and monitoring of all facility and custodial equipment and supplies inventory; ensures adequate loss prevention and allocation controls are in place. 
*Responsible for oversight and approval of all labor time recording for temporary and full time staff. 
*Monitors cleanliness levels in all residence halls for compliance with minimum APPA Level 2; Engages in corrective planning to address deficiencies. 
*Maintains strong awareness of and monitors third party contract responsibilities for laundry and HVAC services. 
*Ensures adequate written controls for master keys and master key cards are in place. 
*Ensures compliance with all life safety building codes; ensures fire safety systems are tested annually and responds promptly to fire suppression system communication errors or equipment malfunctions. 
*Creates and executes life cycle replacement plan for furniture, fixtures, and equipment; Works closely with ASU Foundation to prioritize capital repair and replacement funding. 
*Executes preventative maintenance plan to reduce the level of reactive maintenance; ensures that all units are turned adequately. 
*Perform other job-related duties as assigned.  

Posting Date:


Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



Special Instructions to Applicants:


Funding Source:

General Operating (State)  

Number of Openings:


If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:

Housing & Residence Life  

Fringe Benefits:



Up to 55,000 annually  

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb stairs. Frequent travel between two physical campuses is required. Some weekends and non-traditional hours.  

Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

Optional Applicant Documents:


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter

Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: 0600929
Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 2/2/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Up to $55,000 annually