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The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
The Asset Management team, part of Facilities Services, is responsible for planning and coordinating facility maintenance and renewal efforts, providing customer service to campus clients and collecting and maintaining condition and cost data for groups of buildings on the campus. Working in partnership with other campus units, such as Facilities Services and Capital Projects, the Asset Management team is responsible for ensuring the effective planning and execution of maintenance and renewal work done in buildings across campus.
The Asset Management Supervisor is a supervisor with advanced skills who is responsible for all aspects of the Asset Management program implementation. The supervisor receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. They are responsible for administering and coordinating facilities maintenance data systems across operational departmental entities for compliance and consistency and renewal classification efforts that impact buildings across campus, collects and manages cost data for regional building assets and condition surveys.
Supervises Asset Manager experiencing performance or prioritization issues.
Works with the organization occupancy, facilities building project planners and building managers to coordinate the planning, design, and implementation of general and specialized facilities, new buildings, and modifications (general or specialty labs).
Ensures project requirements are defined, building management contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established and the financial terms and conditions of the contract are identified.
Monitors adherence to data systems, memorandum of understanding agreements, master plans, budgets and schedules.
Directs Asset Management departmental resources to achieve Facilities Services priority initiatives to develop, maintain, and reach operational goals.
Determines path forward for asset record data systems, warranty issues, close-out procedures, and code compliance issues, through coordination of multi or cross department teams.
Develops standard criteria for establishing service level agreements, funding memorandums, quality assurance compliance, and operational data tracking systems.
Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources, changing department priorities, or project scope.
Formulates or proposes annual renewal program for campus annual funding allocation request.
Works with cross departmental teams to develop escalation priorities to maximize operational efficiencies.
Develops operational expense modeling and data analysis for lifecycle risks projection and resource prioritization.
Selects, supervises, develops and evaluates staff.
Supervises Asset Manager regarding methodology and production of Preventative Maintenance MOU.
Conduct regular check-in's and performance evaluations.
Provide ongoing mentoring and coaching.
Create a cohesive team enviroment.
Ensures all systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection, meet University and organization standards.
Strong skills to facilitate and collaborate with various internal and external constituencies on short- and long - term facilities planning and management.
Strong analytical, research and report preparation skills to meet regulatory and budgetary reporting requirements.
Strong skills in leadership, motivation of staff and teambuilding.
Strong skills in management, regulatory compliance and operations planning.
Broad knowledge in the areas of facilities management, space planning and allocation, security, fire and safety and emergency preparedness.
Strong skills in verbal and written communications.
Experience and knowledge to inspect construction in progress (general and specialty structures)and read, sketch and interpret plans and specifications.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
3+ years managing qualified / specialized asset managers or managers of similar field of facilities management
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $86,000.00 - $130,000.00.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.
Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to September 8, 2021.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.