Provides the overall vision, leadership and management of the Facilities department while overseeing high quality maintenance of all campus buildings, properties and grounds.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for supervision and management of the Facilities department. Customarily and regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the following areas:
Supervise and administrate Facilities Department staff including: hiring and training of permanent staff and student employees; development of job descriptions for staff; coordination of work schedules; conducting regular maintenance staff meetings for training and morale building.
Responsible for proposing and implementing facilities department budget and maintenance for all campus grounds and structures.
Manage and coordinate work requests including prioritizing and delegating work to staff and selection of outside contractors through competitive bid process, as needed.
Coordinate all special projects for remodeling and adapting usage to fit needs.
Coordinate facilities safety issues with the NCU Security Officer; ensure code compliance with various agencies (fire department, City, etc.); maintain hardware/locks/keys for campus
Develop and ensure a high quality of campus custodial care through careful hiring/contracting, supervision, training, and direction of staff.
Develop and ensure a high quality of campus grounds keeping care through careful hiring/contracting, supervision, training, and direction of staff.
Ensure the documentation and mechanical maintenance of all department owned vehicles.
Develop and implement plans for preventive maintenance on all systems including: heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; hot water; plumbing; electrical; roofs; painting, etc.
Maintain energy management systems to minimize utility expenses.
Negotiate and manage vendor relationships and contracts for services.
Serve on committees for safety, emergency response, long-range planning and campus development
Report regularly to supervisor regarding accomplishments, needs, problems, issues which need further discussion
Other duties as assigned
Demonstrated managerial experience and knowledge of facilities operations and budgeting.
Must have the ability and mechanical understanding of machines, tools, and other special equipment used to perform job duties e.g. hand and power tools, ladders, shovels, vacuums, tractors, lifts, mowers, knowledge of hazardous materials, handling regulations and appropriate personal safety associated with the use of tools and materials.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and other computer programs necessary to complete tasks
Additional Salary Information: Benefit eligilble
About Northwest Christian University
Northwest Christian University is a Christian, private, liberal-arts, comprehensive university closely affiliated with churches of the Stone-Campbell/Restoration Movement. From this unique heritage Northwest Christian University embraces the ideal that we are “Christians only” – but not the “only Christians” – and offers its resources to students and congregations of many church traditions. These students are affiliated with denominational and non-denominational groups, such as Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Foursquare, Lutheran, Nazarene, Episcopal, Assembly of God, Catholic, and Community Churches. The University was founded in 1895 and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.