Building and Facilities Operations Manager
Posting DetailsPosting Details Requisition NumberS1910Position Number998536Position Classification TitleUniversity Program SpecialistFunctional TitleBuilding and Facilities Operations ManagerPosition TypeStaffUniversity Information
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The School of Nursing is CCNE accredited and is an NLN Center of Excellence in Faculty Development. The University has over 20,000 students and is classified by Carnegie as a research university with high research activity. The School of Nursing has over 1,050 students enrolled in BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP and PhD programs. Please visit our website at http://nursing.uncg.eduPosition Summary
The School of Nursing along with the departments of Biology, Chemistry and the School of Health and Human Sciences are seeking a building manager for the new Nursing and Instructional Building. The building includes approximately 130,000 square feet of classroom, office, clinical simulation, basic science laboratories and research space. The primary objective for this position is to manage building operations at a high level to provide faculty, staff, and students a highly productive environment. To conduct this job successfully, this person must also interface and coordinate on campus with service providers such as Facilities Operations, Design and Construction, Housekeeping, Waste Management, Environmental Safety, Campus Police Faculty, Administration, and external vendors to ensure that the building is operating at an optimum level. The applicant must be committed to excellent customer service, a solid work ethic, strong leadership, the ability to multitask, and analytical skills to analyze and solve problems. The ideal applicant will have experience with the unique challenges of teaching, research, and clinical simulation and basic science laboratory environments, including working with high level technology equipment and software, reagent water, gases, chemicals and solvents, and biological by products. It is anticipated that the new building will open Fall 2020/Winter 2021. The anticipated start date for this position is January 2020 in order to assure the building is ready and prepared for move in.
Position will require the incumbent to climb stairs and ladders, as well as, perform medium to heavy physical work.Minimum Qualifications
BACHELOR’S DEGREE AND ONE YEAR OF EXPERIENCE RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT; OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE. ALL DEGREES MUST BE RECEIVED FROM APPROPRIATELY ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and CertificatesPreferred Qualifications
- Basic knowledge of OSHA requirements and understanding of chemical, electrical and biological safety.
- Basic knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, lighting, refrigeration, laboratory gas supply, audio-visual and clinical simulation systems including hardware and software.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and construction / equipment specifications.
- Ability to use computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
- Ability to compile and organize information from different sources to develop reports and data. Ability to serve as resource to others.
- Ability to anticipate, identify and understand building occupant’s needs. Ability to work with service providers or vendors to ensure repairs, renovations or products meet needs. Ability to establish and maintain good relationships, rapport and communication with faculty, staff, students, service providers and /or vendors.
- Ability to work toward mutual resolutions of concerns that arise that are in the best interests of the organization and building occupants.
- Ability to communicate effectively and take a lead in interpretation and presentation of materials. Ability to develop and conduct presentations to meet organizational training needs.
- Valid NC driver’s license is required
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
- Company Name,
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Monitor functioning of all building systemsEssential Tasks
Ensure clinical simulation and basic science laboratories and classroom and office facilities are in peak operating, clean and safe condition.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Work with Facilities Operations to ensure maintenance issues are resolved quickly and to the satisfaction of the occupantsEssential Tasks
Perform minor maintenance and repairs.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Plan and coordinate facilities system outages or construction and renovation projects.Essential Tasks
Develop and plan for effective space utilization, as well as the design and function of new lab space and develop options for future growth in collaboration with the supervisor and school/college deans and department chairs.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Inspect facilities for security, safety, housekeeping and maintenance issues.Essential Tasks
Administer electronic access control system and standard key system. Oversee waste management, including recycling and hazardous materials.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Perform annual fixed asset inventory, collect and transfer items to surplus and ensure that proper fixed asset records are maintainedEssential Tasks
Specify, plan and coordinate new equipment installation, as well as removal of surplus. Provide oversight of contractors, vendors and special events on premises.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Coordinate fire and safety inspectionsEssential Tasks
Consult with Safety Office to ensure building maintains safe learning and working environment and issues are resolved in a timely manner.Competency Competency CompetencyProfessional KnowledgeCompetency Description
Knowledge of program policies, procedures, technology, best practices and their theoretical bases, demonstrated by the ability to relate programs to strategic plan to address complex or sensitive issues affecting clients.
Knowledge of the inter-relationship of all program areas. Ability to focus management on more strategic programs. Ability to serve as the program/project expert.
Ability to revise and approve programs, services, policies, and/or procedures collaboratively. Ability to develop and implement new or revised systems, policies, and/or procedures, related to the business needs of the organization.
Ability to manage several and/or multifaceted program(s) or projects(s) in their entirety. Ability to lead and facilitate teams, work groups or assigned staff. Ability to conduct research and development. Ability to take initiative in strategic planning and change management efforts. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate program(s)/project(s). Ability to establish goals and objectives of program(s)/project(s). Ability to set appropriate deadlines. Ability to plan and assign work of others. Ability to identify organizational needs and relevant business improvement processes.
Ability to ensure compliance with program standards. Ability to make final technical decisions.
Ability to oversee grant and contract pre- and post-award agreements, reporting and compliance with standards. Ability to advocate/represent the university in negotiations.
Ability to advise and negotiate with clients to address dynamic issues which require an in-depth understanding of the program/ organizational culture, issues and work relationships. Ability to resolve complicated, sensitive, or unusual problems of an individual or systemic nature. Ability to guide and coach clients, coworkers, and/or subordinates in evaluating and resolving the most complex operational issues, often in overlapping program areas. Ability to coach and lead others in providing effective, responsive and timely consultation services.
Ability to enhance collaboration among individuals and groups. Ability to build consensus when dealing with opposing points of view and resolving competing or complex issues.
Ability to prepare and analyze overall business operations and matters pertaining to the program area. Ability to develop long ranges objectives for the strategic planning process.
Ability to analyze and resolve unprecedented issues and problems independently using input from and collaboration of external sources.
Ability to serve as a resource for others in resolving issues and problems. Ability to anticipate problems, project probable outcomes and potential impact on policy or program. Ability to develop resolution strategies.
Ability to cultivate professional relationships with all levels of the program/ organization, internal and external. Ability to take the initiative in difficult situations. Ability to encourage others in complex and sensitive situations to reach a mutually agreeable resolution that achieves business goals and maintains positive work relationships across the organization. Ability to coordinate and manage communication efforts conveying difficult, crucial, and/or controversial decisions.
Ability to oversee marketing and public relations strategies and functions.
Ability to coordinate staff development and training/education programs including core training, specialized one-time training events, continuing education, and related programs.
Ability to provide program/project leadership in planning and organizing the work of others.
Ability to work collaboratively to manage issues.
Ability to evaluate and recommend resource needs.
Ability to consult with senior level decision makers on an on-going basis.
"R" for Rare (0-30%), "O" for Occasional (30-60%), "F" for Frequent (60-90%), "C" for Constant (90-100%)Physical EffortHand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - F, Reading - O, Writing - O, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - O, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Pushing/Pulling - O, Climbing-Stairs - O, Climbing-Ladders - OWork EnvironmentInside - O, Outside - OApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Please describe your experience building and maintaining relations with “customers”.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a working knowledge of methods, practices, tools, and materials used in the general maintenance and repair or buildings, equipment, and machinery?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
- SpartanTalent Website
- Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Inside Higher Ed
- Other professional journal / website
- UNC School System Job Board
- Personal Networking
- * Other: Please list
(Open Ended Question)