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Assistant Director of Maintenance & Operations, Facilities Services (2166)

Company:
Idaho State University
Job Location:
Category:
Facilities Management
Type:
Full-Time
Assistant Director of Maintenance & Operations, Facilities Services (2166)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

Idaho State University is seeking a qualified individual to join Facilities Services in caring for and enhancing the learning, teaching, and business environment at ISU in Pocatello, Idaho in support of the University's mission and vision and core themes. The person selected will be an outstanding leader, and will have a deep background in: facilities maintenance in a multifaceted organization, budget management, reporting and analysis, OSHA-compliant safety programs, hazardous waste building materials management and response, use and operation of CMMS and office software programs; a strong commitment to customer service, a commitment to develop and mentor staff under their care, have well-developed interpersonal skills, is able to communicate respectfully with people at all levels of educational background and professional expertise, has deep appreciation for and proven success in collaborative and cooperative working environments, and has proven success in teamwork across all levels of a complex organization. Reporting to the Director of Facilities Operations, the Maintenance and Operations Assistant Director serves as a vital member of the Facilities Leadership team in overseeing the daily upkeep, care, and use of the resources devoted to 3.1M sq ft of academic space at Idaho State University. The Maintenance and Operations Assistant Director will be responsible for the leadership of licensed trades personnel, skilled craftspeople, and support staff dedicated to the management, operation, and repair of the Central Heat Plant, the HVAC systems and JCI and Automated Logic controls systems, the electrical systems and infrastructure, plumbing systems, the Lockshop, the Zone Maintenance Team, and the in-house remodel team. The Maintenance and Operations Assistant Director is responsible for a $4.1M operating budget, 23 FTE (Maintenance Dept., Lockshop, Carpenter Shop, Asbestos Services Dept.), and 12+ part time and student employees.

Key Responsibilities
  • Leads and coordinates supervisors and personnel of the maintenance departments. Will take lead role in Maintenance & Operations in the absence of the Director. 15%
  • Plans for and makes budget decisions and tracks expenditures for the M&O department. 10%
  • Project coordination of in-house maintenance projects. 10%
  • Ensures complete and accurate reporting to the Operations Director. 10%
  • Works continuously to improve campus buildings and systems. Responsible for inventory management of attic stock. 20%
  • Directs and ensures safety measures for the campus. 10%
  • Enhances department morale, develops personnel, leads teamwork, mentors, and leads staff in engagement. 15%
  • Other duties as assigned 10%
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA or BS degree in Facilities Management, Construction Management, Engineering Management or related field, and five (5) years' experience in the facilities management and maintenance industry, three (3) of which must be in a progressive leadership role within an environment similar to ISU. In lieu of degree ten (10) years progressive leadership experience in an environment similar to ISU.
  • Prior budget responsibility = > $1M annually
  • Five (5) years' experience directly supervising 10 or more FTE
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Experience managing OSHA-compliant safety programs
  • Strong technical skills is MS Office and facilities management software
  • Strong commitment to customer service and a respectful workplace
  • Proven success in team building and working in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • BA or BS degree in Facilities Management, Construction Management, Engineering Management or related field, and 12 years experience in facilities management maintenance industry, 10 of which must be in a progressive staff leadership role within an environment similar to Idaho State University. In lieu of a degree 15 years progressive leadership experience in an environment similar to ISU.
  • Prior budget responsibility = > $5M annually
  • Ten (10) years experience directly supervising 25 or more FTE
  • Ten (10) years experience managing facilities in Higher Education or similar complex working environment
  • Hazardous materials management background
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to May 1, 2024. Salary will be between $80,000 - $85,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2184
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Finance and Administration

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ada.coordinator@dhr.idaho.gov.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

To apply, visit https://isu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/2184?c=isu

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