University Housing and Dining (UHDS) is seeking a full-time 1.0 FTE 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
University Housing & Dining Services recognizes the importance of learning both in and out of the classroom, and supports the concept of education as an individual as well as a community experience. Our primary focus is service to OSU students. We strive to provide our students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, on-campus living and dining options that are convenient and comfortable. We offer a variety of living and dining options in fifteen residence halls, three dining centers, and a limited number of family apartments and houses.
Our Department is an auxiliary enterprise, which is funded solely by customers who use our services — we receive no State or tax dollars. We work to maintain the highest educational and service standards for our customers. University Housing and Dining Services is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful and enjoyable living, learning and working environment.
A personal and professional commitment to providing excellent customer service and creating inclusive environments is a core value of University Housing and Dining Services.
This position will adhere to all OSU and UHDS policies and procedures. This position will work with the Operations and Facilities Unit to ensure the policies and procedures agreed upon within the SEIU/OPEU union contract are followed.
The Operations Manager coordinates interior and finish work, overseeing skilled/journey-level trades people and manual/semiskilled workers in the maintenance and repair of university buildings, equipment, and grounds. This position will focus on the maintenance and installation of building finishes and architectural features such as suspended/acoustic ceilings, carpentry, plaster, drywall and paint finishes.
This position serves as a department contact on assigned in-house and contracted construction and remodels. Updates the Associate Director on the status of projects. Participates in project planning processes and facilitates scheduling and participant interfacing for projects under $150,000. Leads team responsible for developing project schedules, assists in the preparation of bid packages, obtains permits and schedules professional services and inspections related to assigned projects. The purpose of this position is to provide quality, courteous, and timely facilities maintenance services to all internal and external customers. This position will ensure quality work at or above the industry standard and provide after-hour emergency response as needed to ensure business continuity. This position will estimate time, material, and resource needs to use in coordination of associated trades in performing routine preventive maintenance to ensure safe, secure, and sanitary living & dining facilities for UHDS students and staff.
Typically requires Bachelor’s degree in field related to assigned responsibilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the primary duties of the position. 3 years experience in lead work or management and maintenance of facilities.
A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Engineering Management, Engineering, or Business and three years of experience supervising staff completing maintenance work or construction projects OR five years of experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of facilities in one or more physical plant or building services and two additional years of experience supervising staff completing maintenance work or projects.
The ability to build and maintain collaborative working partnerships and provide a high level of internal and external customer service within the unit, department, and OSU community.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate concepts, project timelines, policies and procedures clearly and effectively.
This position requires independent decision making abilities, good organizational skills, and excellent judgment, and a high level of self-motivation and accountability.
Ability to efficiently and effectively track and complete projects requiring results within given time periods.
Ability to foster an environment for a staff that encourages high level of customer service and performance.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent is expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
Working Schedule: 8:00am to 5:00pm plus any emergency and on-call responses. (Shift and/or work assignment may be changed based on operational needs. We are a seven day a week operation so weekends and holiday work may be required)
Employee carries a radio during all working hours.
This position's work location is in the UHDS Maintenance Center but will be required to travel across campus.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.