Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The University of Virginia is seeking an Assistant Director for Clinical Operations in our Health System Physical Plant (HSPP) division, who is responsible for the readiness and performance of all personnel assigned to the HSPP maintenance shops, including HVAC mechanics, Electricians, Plumbers, Fire Systems, Elevator Technicians, Roofers, Locksmiths, and Carpenters.
A Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related technical field. Extensive experience, more than 12 years, will be considered in lieu of a degree. With a Bachelor's Degree a minimum of five years of mechanical or facilities experience is required. Previous supervising experience with an emphasis on hiring, training, motivating employees, and managing employee performance management issues is essential. Work experience with scheduling, inspections, working directly with customers, preparing/analyzing budgets, and setting/enforcing policies is required. The ability to read and follow blueprints, project specifications, technical product data, and code regulations is imperative. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of diverse backgrounds is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is required, familiarity with Access, CMMS, and Asset Works
Internal Number: R0000554
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.