13117: Building Manager

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Building Manager - Archive
Journalism and Communication

Posting: 13117
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-06-09

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication seeks a Building Manager

Level of Appointment:  .5 FTE (12 Months). FTE may increase in the future depending on need, funding and performance.
Term of Contract:  Fixed term position (renewable contract)
Salary:  $25,000 (twelve-month half-time annual rate)
Starting Date:  5/20/13
Review Begins: 5/7/13

Primary Job Duties: 

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of operations and maintenance of the School of Journalism and Communication, Allen Hall.  The Building Manager represents Allen Hall to internal and external publics, interacting daily with a variety of constituents.  The position works closely with various leadership groups, and requires decision-making and supervisory skills to organize and orchestrate the flow of activities, work reviews, schedules, and calendar of events.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or college coursework preferred; high school diploma combined with relevant work experience required.  Minimum three years of experience in facilities, building, and/or construction management or closely related fields.  Must have a working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and computerized building systems.  Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the Schlage electronic locking and programming system and an understanding of computerized lighting systems including OS and VS sensors.  Experience supervising students and/or professional staff.  Must have demonstrated experience in project management including budget oversight and the ability to work well with outside contractors/vendors, inside trades personnel, faculty, students, administrators and staff.  Position requires a general knowledge of standard building and security practices, and knowledge of hazards and safety precautions and procedures. Ability to learn building related processes and procedures in a timely manner.  Responding to emergency building and equipment problems requires independent decision-making and timely corrective action.  Proficient use of a computer for word processing, electronic communications, and automated programs for managing the facility is required.  Must be available evenings, and weekends, as needed.

Must be able to work in an outdoor environment and endure wide ranges of environmental conditions typical to Pacific Northwest, able to perform duties while experiencing wide variations in temperature and loud noises.  This is an active position that requires frequent walking around a multilevel facility.  Expected to be able to climb ladders and stairs, work in confined spaces and tunnels, use hand and power tools, and lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to prioritize and effectively respond to multiple demands for immediate action is required.  Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse group of university and community members.  Demonstration of a service-oriented and cooperative spirit is necessary.

Salary and FTE

This is a 12-month, half time, Officer of Administration position.  The annual salary is $25,000.

Application Procedure

We seek qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.  Position is subject to a criminal background check.  Review of applications will begin 5/7/13 and will remain open until filled. 

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter; resume; and the names and contact information for three references to:

Search Committee, Building Manager
School of Journalism and Communication
1275 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

Employment begins 5/20/13.  To ensure consideration, please submit applications by 5/7/13. The position will remain open until filled.  

The University of Oregon is an AA/EO/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications for qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.