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Facility Manager

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Job Location:
Denver, 80217-3362
Facilities Management
Location: Denver, Colorado
Facilities Planning

Performs under direct supervision of the Director of the Office of Operations and Maintenance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining the physical condition and appearance of various types of buildings including but not limited to office, academic, and athletic facilities; the ongoing operation of buildings and occupied environments; energy and utility systems oversight; maintenance management including service requests and controlled and preventive equipment maintenance; warranty administration, and coordination and participation in project turnover; emergency management; Scheduling, oversight and management of the contractors and building systems.

This position requires timely response, effective communication and management of all work order requests related to the ongoing maintenance of buildings and grounds through the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Maintains basic knowledge of all University building and systems including, but not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, security, and life safety. This includes the maintenance provided by contracted trades for buildings. Acts as "on call" point of contact for facility maintenance and emergency issues during and after normal hours of operation. Ensures a consistent excellent customer service approach is applied during interactions with students, staff, faculty, and all other internal and external University stakeholders.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Management and Oversight of Maintenance Coordination - 70%
  • Oversee and manage contracted maintenance. Coordinate the completion of planned and unplanned maintenance and repair, including but not limited to HVAC, refrigeration systems, plumbing, lighting. 
  • Manage maintenance schedules and work requests in a timely and well documented manner through the CMMS.
  • Perform quality inspections and provide day-to-day oversight of work performed in support of facility maintenance and operations.
  • Diagnose and perform minor and routine maintenance.
  • Order parts and supplies as required to maintain inventory levels.
  • Schedule building systems as needed to accommodate building schedules.
  • Provide ancillary facilities specific services (e.g. building access accommodations, systems modifications, temporary signage posting, waste services etc.) when required to support events occurring within campus spaces falling under the direct oversight responsibility of Department of Facilities.
  • Monitor and respond to utility outages and increased energy usage.
  • Provide reporting for work requests and energy use including analyzing data and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Coordinate small facility projects such as office moves, furniture replacement, and minor remodels (e.g. patch, paint, and other finishes). 
  • Perform other tasks or special projects as required.
Emergency Management and Response - 20%
  • Represent MSUD at Emergency Preparedness, Coordination, and Recovery Committee
  • Oversee and manage response to MSUD emergency incidents on campus
  • Develop and maintain building emergency response plans and assist with development of departmental emergency response plans
Access Control Coordination - 10%
  • Provide secure oversight of master building and other facility access cards and keys. 
  • Schedule building lock/unlock schedules
Required Qualifications:
  • Associate degree or Certification - Construction Management, Engineering discipline, Building Trades or related field
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret instructions from architectural and engineering drawings and specifications, contracts, warranty terms, equipment manufacturers and maintenance manuals.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of work-related experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work with customers via email, phone, and in person
  • Computer skills and working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree
  • Experience with CMMS, AutoCAD, Adobe.
  • Experience with a building automation system such as Johnson Controls, Siemens or LONG.
  • Knowledge of emergency management oversight and response
  • Experience with access control or security management
Salary for Announcement:

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $57,600 - $71,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Work hours:

Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm
Flexible work schedule options available
On call as required

Instructions to Apply:

Please apply through MSU Denver Careers and submit your cover letter and resume. Select Begin Your Job Search, then search for JR101642. Internal applicants must apply through their MSU Denver Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Applications that do not contain all required documents may not receive full consideration.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Posting Representative
Elizabeth Wellington

Posting Representative Email


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Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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