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Manager, Facilities & Operations

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The the department of Facilities has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Manager, Facilities & Operations to work at the UHealth Campus. The Manager, Facilities and Operations plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, supervises, and directs the maintenance, repair, and renovation of assigned University facilities and related equipment, ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and within regulatory guidelines. The Facility Manager (FM) is responsible for the appearance, safety and functionality of the physical plant and manages a broad range of operations to function efficiently and safely. The FM manages the day to day operations and provides future planning for facility operations in a safe and efficient manner. Additionally, the FM manages major projects relating to buildings or the physical plant and provides technical knowledge and leadership for the facility operations and the physical plant for buildings. The FM is responsible for supervising employees and well as serving as the primary contact for designated vendors. This position will manage and coordinate building services including biomedical services, prepare and review work orders and maintain accurate records for all scheduled work at the Satellite Facilities.

  • Ensures adherence to University standards of facility operations.

  • Manages and trains a team of facilities staff, such as maintenance technicians, plumbers, and painters.

  • Interprets company policies to employees as needed and enforces safety regulations.

  • Addresses employee relations or performance issues, with the assistance of Human Resources.

  • Manages all vendors that perform services for the facilities.

  • Reviews and analyzes a variety of reports, and ensures the resolution of any identified issues.

  • Assists with the maintenance of assigned budget for labor, materials, contractors, outsourced functions, and other expenses.

  • Utilizes the appropriate system to compile data and generate reports for budgetary purposes, discusses information, and makes recommendations for action.

  • Participates in the on-call manager rotation and works with Campus Planning and Construction to address solutions for after-hours emergencies.

  • Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with major work and/or degree in facilities construction management, architecture, engineering, or technical management.

  • Minimum five years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Knowledge of business and management principles.

  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.

  • Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.

  • Commitment to the University's core values.

Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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