Assistant Director of Physical Plant

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Indiana University-Northwest - Gary Gary, IN

Company
Indiana University-Northwest - Gary
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
27867
AJE Ref #
576108735
Location
Gary, IN
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION INFORMATION

POSITION TITLE
Assistant Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

JOB SUMMARY

Provide leadership in the management of all personnel and in the implementation of programs and policies related to the maintenance of campus buildings and grounds, with specific responsibility over custodial services. Direct, plan, coordinate, administer and supervise the work activities of the custodial services staff including event set-ups and small office moves. Ensure that campus buildings operate correctly, are properly maintained and presentable to faculty, staff, students and general public. Develop and implement necessary programs and ensure proper allocation of staff, training, equipment, contracted services and operating funds. Participate in the facilities management leadership team for long range planning for the IUN Campus and to address cross-functional operational issues. Proactively address customer service issues and concerns. Contribute to the overall success of the facilities management team by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Assumes full resposibility for Physical Plant operations in the absence of the director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in a related field.
Minumim Experience: Five years progressive experience in Physical Plant facility operations (preferably within higher education) and management, including custodial operations, of which at least three years has been in a supervisory capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge and proficiency in working with management information systems in Physical Plant Department. Strong skills in coordinating work groups and team building. Experience in training employees. Skills in human relations and supervisory/management experience. Skills in working with subordinates with an ability to inspire them to contribute; building capacity in staff for growth and development. Knowledge and skill in managing budgets and planning. Ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment. Problem-solving skills and sound judgment. Ability to understand and apply University, campus, and departmental policies and procedures.
Basic computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Indiana drivers license and ability to be insured by IU.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

SALARY RANGE

SALARY PLAN
PAE

SALARY GRADE
3FC

FLSA
Exempt

WORK LOCATION

JOB CATEGORY
Facilities/Managerial/Professional

POSTING DETAIL INFORMATION

POSTING NUMBER
01478P

OPEN DATE
09/06/2016

CLOSE DATE
10/14/2016

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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