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Manager, Campus Maintenance

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Facilities Management
Manager, Campus Maintenance

Job ID: 227483
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Supervises work assignments of multiple skilled discipline shops. Manages time and materials on projects and performs inspections of external contractors for maintenance, renovations and repairs to university property. Assists Director with ensuring facilities are structurally sound, mechanically operational, electrically efficient, and safe.

  1. Supervises maintenance team in routine maintenance of facilities, equipment and systems
  2. Assures completion of assigned maintenance tasks
  3. Assists with training personnel in proper use of test equipment, hand and power tools, and shop safety
  4. Assists with monitoring work flow and work assignment schedules
  5. Maintains accurate records on equipment
  6. Assists with documenting cost of maintenance repairs and services
  7. Complies with and enforces policies, laws, and regulations governing environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal and use of chemical substances and materials
  8. Provides around-the-clock responsiveness to mechanical failures or emergencies including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Ten (10) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial or commercial facilities

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
State license: HVAC or Electrical
Energy Management Certificate
EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification or other EPA, EPD, ASHRAE or OSHA Certification

Preferred Experience
Experience in mechanical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing and refrigeration

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions and system failures Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines Ability to develop a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and interaction with other cultures or backgrounds Ability to lead and develop a motivated multi-discipline cohesive team Ability to provide suggestions and requests for changes to established practices, policies and procedures to management Able to work hours outside the normal work schedule including mandatory overtime

Knowledge of current codes, standards and work practices Working knowledge of EPA, EPD, ASHRAE, OSHA regulations and standards Experience using Building Automation Systems Experience using Integrated Work Management Systems/Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

Skilled in proper use of test equipment and hand and power tools Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + DMV + Drug
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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