Department:Erb Memorial Union Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$60,000 - $64,000 Compensation Band:OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins November 5, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please provide a current resume that includes dates of employment and a cover letter that describes how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities outlined in the announcement.
Department Summary The Erb Memorial Union (EMU) is a department of the Division of Student Life. The EMU is a multifaceted auxiliary service that employs over 90 professional staff and 400 student staff, and serves over 15 thousand daily users during the academic year. The EMU welcomes students, faculty, staff, the community and visitors to campus, and its mission is to provide learning experiences and opportunities for personal growth in an open, inclusive, and resource-rich community where students and staff collaborate to inspire and sustain extraordinary programs and services that promote diversity and social interaction. The EMU is student-centered and is operated in collaboration with a student Board, who are actively involved in determining the character and scope of the department and approve the budget recommendations of all EMU services and programs.
Position Summary The Building Superintendent provides overall leadership and supervision of the comprehensive maintenance, repair, replacement and new construction within the EMU, and has primary responsibility for the physical integrity of the facility, and for fire, life, safety protocols. The Building Superintendent serves as construction project manager as needed and site supervisor for repair, renovation, and construction projects within the EMU and off-site EMU properties and programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the Canoe Shack, Moss Street Child Care, Outdoor Program Barn, and Dexter Boathouse. This position is responsible for managing the work of the Maintenance unit and facilitates the success of the EMU and Student Life goals and objectives as outlined in the strategic plan. The Building Superintendent develops strong partnerships with other University offices and works collaboratively with a broad array of institutional stakeholders, including but not limited to the Division of Life Assistant Vice President Capital Projects. In addition, the Building Superintendent assists in overseeing outside contracts for facilities maintenance, repair, renovation, and new construction. The Erb Memorial Union is an auxiliary educational and business enterprise of the University of Oregon with an annual operating budget of $18,000,000; the Facilities portion of that budget is approximately $1,000,000. The Building Superintendent also helps provide service and leadership in areas of global participation in ways that assist administration, student organizations, student development, and university-wide initiatives. This position serves as a member of the EMU Leadership Team and reports directly to the EMU Director.
Minimum Requirements • Seven years experience in maintenance, construction or facilities operation. • Two years large project or renovation experience.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated ability or commitment to working with students and staff from diverse backgrounds. • Working knowledge of Windows-based personal computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, e-mail, etc.). • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience planning, leading, and implementing projects, including repairs and renovations. • Experience managing a variety of types of facilities and building systems. • Knowledgeable in building construction. • Skilled in interpreting blueprints and design drawings. • Budget management skills. • Skilled in observing construction progress to determine accuracy, timelines, and integrity of work performed.
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