Asst Dir-Facilities Services

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Asst Dir-Facilities Services

About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Job Summary:

  • We are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Facilities Services. This position reports to the Director of Facilities Services under the Facilities and Planning Division and is responsible for the operations, supervision and financial management of the following units: Custodial Services, Landscape Maintenance, Transportation Services, Fuel Farm, Waste Management/Recycling, Auto Shop, Office of Sustainability & Business & Finance Fleet. This position is currently budgeted for 18 months. For a more detailed job description please see below under job duties.
  • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.
    EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience in Facilities Services including supervision, financial management and work order management systems or minimum 7 years of experience in Facilities Services including supervision, financial management and work order management systems will substitute for education requirement.
  • Demonstrated excellent consultative, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Demonstrated excellent management, organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with a computerized work order management system such as, Assetworks, AIM and Mitchel 1 Manager SE.
  • Working in higher education, hospital, healthcare, or other educational type setting.


Other Skills and Abilities:


Job Duties:
% of Time: 10
Responsibility / Duty:
Report to the Director of Facilities Services on issues of concern or needed coordination within the department. Support the Director by providing timely, accurate and professionally written and oral reports. Respond to requests from the Director of Facilities Services, AVP and University Administration. Develop and promote a team concept with outcome based results for the department in coordination with other university units.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 15
Responsibility / Duty:
Review and update department goals, work rules, unit procedures and controls for operations. Overall supervision of staff members and units under their direct supervision within Facilities Services.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 15
Responsibility / Duty:
Supervision of unit staff with regard to definition of job duties, expectations and essential functions. Provide unit direction and leadership. Provide expertise and guidance to staff to enforce and improve operational effectiveness. Possess strong leadership skills and the ability to manage and motivate staff. Assist staff with tools to be a successful employee. Responsible for maintaining an inclusive working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Demonstrates value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people. Perform annual evaluations for subordinate staff assigned to them within the pre-determined deadlines.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 15
Responsibility / Duty:
Overall financial responsibility of operating and maintenance budgets with appropriate delegated authority to managers and supervisors.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty:
Manage, review and provide budgetary estimates for needed capital upgrades within area of supervision.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 10
Responsibility / Duty:
Establish and sustain high quality working relationships with university departments which will help assure we can identify and respond to customer’s needs. Maintain communication and excellent relationships with internal and external constituents as well, university stakeholders and shareholders.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 10
Responsibility / Duty:
Establish and maintain accountability for all supervised staff so as to increase productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and a high quality work environment. Authorize and control all hiring and expenditures for areas of responsibility.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty:
Understand and work within the contractual obligations of the WFSE classified staff contract for Bargaining Units 1 and 2. Clearly understand and follow University, state and federal policies and procedures.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty:
Represent the Director of Facilities Services as requested during university events, meetings or other situations as necessary.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty:
Establish, review and approve all departmental training for staff. Establish priorities and budget for training as required, needed and requested.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty:
Review, update and sustain campus emergency preparedness planning as it relates to Facilities Services.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes



Conditions of Employment:
  • This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Salary Information: $65,000 - $75,000


Posting Date: 03/31/2021
Open Until Further Notice: No
Closing Date: 4/18/2021
Screening to Begin: Immediately

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/6616

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.






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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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