Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor Colleges, Housing and Educational Service
Job #: 1807786
Full Time; Contract Starting Salary: $57,000/Annually
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization of the Business and Administrative Services division at UC Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services and facilities, employee housing and capital planning, business and financial analysis, dining services, conference services, early education services, and the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services. Through these units educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
The Facilities unit of CHES provides comprehensive facilities support to over 9,500 student residents in ten colleges and six associated residential communities, as well as seven Dining facilities. The department maintains 186 buildings of 1.23 million square feet. CHES Facilities employs 45 represented and non-represented career staff and over 45 student staff, and manages an annual budget of approximately $6 million.
The mission of the Facilities unit is to plan for, develop and maintain a comfortable and safe physical environment for residents, and cost effectively maintain Housing and Dining facilities.
Under the general supervision of the West Zone Facilities Asset Coordinator (FAC), the Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor (SBMS) is responsible for day-to-day maintenance of facilities (buildings and grounds) and the supervision and direction of assigned front-line staff. The incumbent leads maintenance, grounds, and custodial teams within the assigned areas. The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor's area includes Family Student Housing (maintenance, grounds and custodial functions), the Village (grounds functions), Graduate Student Housing (grounds functions), and the Camper Park (grounds functions). The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor also supports maintenance of buildings and grounds at Early Education Services at Family Student Housing. The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor has eight direct reports (Senior Building Maintenance Workers, Custodians, a Lead Groundskeeper and Groundskeepers.) Additionally, the incumbent may supervise student and casual labor.
The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor works closely with the Facilities Asset Coordinator to ensure the overall condition of the zone. The primary foci of this position are ensuring that routine building repairs & maintenance and grounds work and custodial services at Family Student Housing, and grounds maintenance at the Village, the Camper Park, and Graduate Student Housing are completed efficiently and to CHES standards, and that Family Student Housing apartment turnovers are scheduled and completed in order to maintain targeted 98% occupancy.
The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for developing the infrastructure required to deliver repair & maintenance services, including the hiring and development of staff, operation of maintenance shops, and monitoring workloads and assignments. The incumbent is responsible for delivering services in accordance with CHES and UCSC standards, policies and procedures, California Landlord-Tenant Laws, and California Community Care Licensing (Child Care) Regulations.
The Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor works directly with the Family Student Housing Office Coordinator to assure communication with residents regarding repairs and projects, in accordance with the Family Student Housing residential contract and Landlord-Tenant laws.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Working knowledge in supervising facility maintenance and improvements along with building maintenance work to include one or more of the following: basic electrical, plumbing and pipefitting, carpentry, painting and plastering, sheet rock repairs, and service of machinery.
Demonstrated ability to perform routine electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, heating and ventilation, locks and hardware, furniture and appliance, sheetrock, and fire alarm repairs.
Good interpersonal skills, including active listening, critical thinking, ability to multi-task effectively, persuasion and negotiation, mentoring, leadership and supervision, problem solving, operations analysis and quality control analysis.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills necessary to interact effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
Knowledge of skilled crafts in order to coordinate completion of projects that include routine repair and maintenance along with skilled trades.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-08-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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