- Five years or more of progressive experience in facilities management, construction management, architecture, engineering, or a directly related field.
- Two or more years of experience as a supervisor and knowledge of effective supervisory, problem solving, and leadership techniques.
- General knowledge of construction and remodeling methods, materials, and equipment commonly used in institutional or commercial buildings and grounds.
- Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) and the interpersonal skills necessary to interact with coworkers, supervisor, other staff, students and the public.
- Ability to read and understand construction drawings and technical specifications for typical institutional or commercial buildings; including, civil, architectural, structural, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and telecommunications.
- A Bachelor Degree in facilities management, construction management, architecture, engineering, business, or a directly related field.
- Ten or more years of progressive experience in facilities management, construction management, architecture, engineering, or a directly related field.
- Experience in construction project management, maintenance management, leadership and supervision.
- Experience working in a higher education university campus setting.
- Knowledge of principles, equipment, methods, techniques and terminology used in operation, maintenance and repair of the building systems, including: plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, electrical, building automation controls, telecommunication cabling, etc.
- Experience working with the University of Wisconsin construction projects with the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Facilities Development (DFD).
- Ability to manage work duties by planning, organizing, prioritizing, scheduling and expediting each request.
- Ability to work collaboratively with students, co-workers, staff, outside contractors, and other professional workers.
- Customer service and quality control experience.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of administrative management including budgeting and planning, cost analysis, purchasing control, materials management, and labor resource allocation.
- Knowledge of materials of construction, material/labor costs, estimating programs, and estimating resources such as R.S. Means, etc.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions related to maintenance operations.
- Knowledge of codes and standards related to building, fire safety, elevators, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, electrical, etc
- Knowledge of principles and practices of ADA regulations.
- Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs and the ability to implement an effective program.
- Ability to possess and maintain a driver’s license that meets UW-Risk Management requirements to operate UW-River Falls Facilities Management vehicles and equipment.
- Familiarity with the following computer software applications: Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Experience with TMA Systems-Maintenance Work Order Software.
- Basic experience with AutoCAD software is beneficial.
- Communication – Timely communicates with styles that are approachable and respectable; engages in active listening by holding interruptions and responding concisely.
- Customer Service – Engage in all job-related interactions and activities with contacts from within and outside the University in a courteous and professional manner.
- Change – Willingly anticipate, identify and adopt change.
- Organization – Manage multiple tasks and effectively organize work to be as productive as possible.
- Leadership – Support and nurture others in identifying potential solutions to work-related challenges.
Online applications are REQUIRED at: https://jobs.uwrf.edu/ Materials not submitted electronically cannot be considered.
- Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
- An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
- Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Executive Director Facilities Planning and Management
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by April 6, 2017. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-3926.
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The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and identities which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.
UWRF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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