The College of Human Ecology has an immediate opening for a Facilities Manager to serve as the facilities lead, and to supervise the day-to-day work of the facilities coordinator team. The person in this role will work with the Director of Facilities on strategizing and implementing unit goals and plans, assisting with personnel, financial and operational aspects of the unit.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Oversee day-to-day activities of facilities coordinators; provide guidance, direction, training and performance feedback.
Monitor and assess general conditions of College facilities; work with facilities coordinators to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Plan, prioritize, schedule, and oversee maintenance and repair work.
Ensure code compliance, and play lead role in ensuring safety of building occupants.
Assist with budget preparation, and development of college facilities policies and procedures.
Using subject matter expertise, provide guidance to college leadership and faculty members regarding resources and building issues.
We are seeking someone with knowledge of complex building systems (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc) and the ability to troubleshoot through physical observation and BACs. Our ideal candidate will have experience supervising or leading others, with an affinity for coaching and developing staff. Experience in higher education, particularly wet lab experience, is helpful. A Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education is required.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter expressing interest in this position.
The mission of the College of Human Ecology (https://www.human.cornell.edu/) is to improve lives by exploring and shaping human connections to natural, social, and built environments. High-quality education, research and public engagement are the cornerstones of the College of Human Ecology and its academic departments, which include: Human Development, Design + Environmental Analysis, Nutritional Sciences, Policy Analysis and Management, and Fiber Science & Apparel Design. The College also houses the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs and the Sloan Program in Health Administration. We prioritize innovative collaboration and are fueled by a powerful, interdisciplinary and applied (translational) approach.
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