From Bridgewater State University's inception in 1840 by Horace Mann as one of the first normal schools in America to the current day, BSU has worked to ensure that our students receive an accessible, affordable, and exceptional education. BSU aspires to be a leader in our mission class for closing equity gaps for Black/Cape Verdean, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other students of color. BSU's institutional values, the work of the Presidents Special task Force on racial justice, and leadership of the Leading for Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium underscore the campus commitment to racial equity and other forms of social justice.
The mission of the Department of Facilities is to provide the best service to our students and employees with a primary focus on creating, maintaining and managing a physical environment that enhances teaching learning and living. Successful candidates will be staff members that can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of the Department of Facilities Management in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse campus community.
The Assistant Director, Evening Manager is responsible for overseeing, managing and coordinating the day to day operations of the evening custodial and trades shops and providing support to FM management. This position is the highest-ranking administrative position during the evening shift.
This position provides a welcoming and inclusive environment by providing customer service to a diverse campus community of employees and students. Working with diverse students, parents, faculty, staff, and other involved parties by providing the highest level of student facing front-line customer service. We dedicate each day to student success and retention, as well as equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Schedule: 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (with Saturdays and Sunday as days off). (Subject to Change).
SUPERVISIONRECEIVED: Reports to both the Associate Director, Trades Manager and the Associate Director of Building and Grounds.
SUPERVISIONEXERCISED: Direct supervision of subordinate unit, non-unit classified and student employees, Indirect supervision of customer service staff and supervisors.
This position is an exempt, APA unit position and is subject to the terms of that union agreement.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
This position must comply with the University Covid-19 Attestation requirement. All employees must be fully vaccinated and complete the Covid-19 Attestation upon hire.
Medical or Religious Exemptions
An employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on the existence of medical contraindication to vaccination. In addition, an employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on a sincere religious belief. In both cases, an employee will be required to submit documentation to support the request for an exemption. Employees who secure an exemption may be required to take additional precautions in the workplace and will be required to participate in weekly COVID-19 testingthrough the university's Wellness Center.
COREDUTIES: 1. Manage and coordinate evening trades employees and shops (carpentry, custodial, locksmith, paint shop, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and general trades workers) to prioritize and expedite the completion of the daily work order process. Follow-up on clarification and interpretation as needed to eliminate back log.
2. Assures customer satisfaction on all work done by in-house staff or outside contractors.
3. As the highest-ranking administrative representative on the evening shift, responsible for making decisions on any operational, emergency, departmental, personnel, budgetary, etc. situation that may arise.
4. Evaluate subordinate employees, approve SSTA, approve and process leave request, approve and distribute overtime, participate in the recruitment and selection process, and counsel and discipline staff as needed.
5. Develops and reviews project request forms as required for major repairs, renovations, and remodeling on the BSU Campus. Manage projects as needed. Completes all forms needed, to include an estimated budget and schedule for each project. Maintain registry of requests.
6. Pro-card authority to purchase supplies and equipment needed for routine/emergency maintenance and repair. Autonomy to distribute and approve overtime for trades, custodial and/or customer service if/when needed.
7. Coordinates and schedules outside contractors and BSU trade shops.
8. Writes specifications for the purpose of obtaining bids for a product or service.
9. Coordinates campus kitchen and dining repairs.
10. Develops punch list of incomplete or unsatisfactory work by a contractor and/or in-house trades associated with a service or product. Works with the contractor and/or in-house trades to resolve issues related to the punch list and to the satisfaction of Facilities Management Department.
11. Works with other campus offices and departments for needed repairs and emergencies (discovered or dispatched via University Police) and coordination and completion of planned projects.
12. Work with Central Receiving to maintaining inventory levels and inventory cycle counts.
13. Works with Department of Public Safety and other Facilities Management staff to resolve issues related to inspections of University buildings.
14. Develops weekly status reports on all projects, operation and maintenance.
15. Maintain CMMS program, prepare reports as directed, correct backlog, maintain PM program, and work with trade staff to bring stateside work orders to under 14 days and all resident hall work orders to 24-48 hours.
16. Makes assessments of improvement needs to existing building space, maintains deferred maintenance file, and develops and maintains preventative maintenance program.
17. Works collaboratively with other Facilities Management administration to meet collective goals and objectives. Attend and participate in leadership meetings.
18. Management of the departmental lock-out, tag-out procedures, protocols and nomenclatures.
19. Be available on-call, 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies and determine support as needed. Participate in the
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.