Assistant Director of Facility Services
Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Facility Services.
Primary Job Duties: Direct and manage the day to day operations of the University’s Facility Services (Housekeeping) department to provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment that is conducive to learning, living and working. Maintain appropriate staffing levels to meet campus needs and ensure work is planned & prioritized, and at acceptable standards for both day and night shift operations. Establish and enforce formalized policies and procedures for the department. Manage the department annual budget. Meet regularly with the Night Manager to ensure the night cleaning operation needs are met. Maintain appropriate inventory of housekeeping equipment and cleaning supplies. Conduct or review building inspections to ensure adherence to established cleanliness standards and implement departmental policy or procedure changes. Interact with the Campus Community on requested support, ensure high standards of customer service are attained, track/monitor response times and frequent issues and make modifications as necessary. Assist in the coordination of emergency response and preparation of housekeeping related items and services.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Business, Hospitality Management or related field plus at least 5 years of experience in managing a service operation.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing housekeeping employees preferred. Certification as a CEFP or completion of an APPA program preferred.
Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.
This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is considered essential and may be called upon to provide emergency coverage when necessary.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
Applications received by August 7, 2019 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
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