RHS Facilities Supervisor

Michigan State University
East Lansing

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Facilities Management & Sustainability

Job Details

Job no: 712314
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: Residential & Hospitality Services, Div
Department: Rehs Facilities 40001031
Sub Area: APSA- Pro Supervisory
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Labor/Service/Maintenance, Residential and Hospitality Services, Professional Supervisory- APSA, Full Time (90-100%)
Position Summary

The Facilities Supervisor oversees the facilities operations including housekeeping, custodial, and maintenance activities and assists in coordination and supervision of service personnel in various neighborhoods. This position supervises, schedules, prioritizes, assigns and evaluates the work of support staff; supervises event set-ups and/or special arrangements for conferences, special bookings or programs; assists in developing and coordinating major maintenance projects; oversees operations in order to maintain quality control and meet deadlines; forecasts needs and orders supplies in order to maintain inventory levels; prepares special and periodic financial or other reports and maintains unit records; and inspects facility operations in order to maintain health and safety standards in order to ensure compliance with University, State and Federal rules and regulations.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which would be acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical, vocational or business school with coursework in a field related to the area of employment; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in performing tasks related to the area of employment, and may require one to three years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, LGBTQIA+, and gender backgrounds.
  • Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments and multiple social identities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to diverse audiences racially, ethnically, socioeconomically, LGBTQIA+, and gender diverse communities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

resume, cover letter

Special Instructions

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions.
Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Work Hours

Variable start times from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., or 12:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and occasional 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.

Bidding eligibility ends on 6/15/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 20, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time


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