Temporary Assistant Facilities Manager – Student and Campus Life
June 3, 2018
Ithaca, New York
Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
As a part of the SCL Office of the Vice President's unit, the SCL Facilities team supports the student campus experience, by ensuring safe, clean, and operational spaces for students to live eat, recreate, connect, and engage with each other. With this mission in mind, the team is focused on helping our customers and end-users navigate critical decisions regarding the use and maintenance of their space. They do this through analyzing risks and associated costs, exploring additional services that add value, considering safety and security factors, and ensuring business continuity. Members of this group are passionate about helping customers, think critically about how small decisions can have large impacts, and have a knack for integrating people and physical places. This team is literally the ‘foundation’ upon which the student experience here at Cornell is built.
The Assistant Facilities Manager will be responsible for the support of the day-to-day maintenance operations and small project activity of the Student and Campus Life (SCL) portfolio, managing both routine needs and long-term planning needs as part of the Campus Life team.
Position responsibilities will include:
Support of the daily management, maintenance, and operation of SCL divisional facilities
Trouble-shoot and coordinate trade response to routine and emergency facility maintenance and operation issues
Coordinate maintenance and repair of building systems through the Zone trade crew or outside contractors
Assist in scheduling system outages and utility interruptions; ensure the safety and security of the building, occupants, and teaching and research activities conducted therein
Assist EH&S with OFPC, City of Ithaca, and Ithaca Fire Department with annual inspections;
Coordinate small (<$10k) single-trade or components of larger multi-trade maintenance and program enhancement projects
Support and coordinate activities associated with large capital projects including surge/occupancy related activities
Perform regular updates of the physical space inventory of these buildings
Perform regular updates of the capital assets inventory for all assets assigned to a College account
Provide facilities related support for special events
Associates degree or other formal training program or equivalent combination of education and experience in Facilities Management or Construction Technology or related field
Must have an overall understanding of construction and knowledge of general construction, building systems components and equipment including but not limited to, electrical , HVAC, building ATC controls, piping, fire protection, roofing, fenestrations, etc.
Ability to organize and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously also essential
Strong communication skills and team work are essential to the position to ensure occupant satisfaction while creating collaborative working relationships and lines of communication with colleagues and peers across the Division and the University
Good interpersonal skills, solid computer skills (spreadsheets, office software, etc.), and ability to work well as part of a team required
Mobility to move about campus, from building to building, from job site to job site including adaptability to access mechanical rooms, roofs, climb ladders, etc. as necessary to monitor building and system components as well as repair and construction work underway. Typically lifts 10 to 20 lbs
Office setting and occasional construction site visits Visual concentration at computer at times Residence Hall work environment.
Limited exposure to hazards
University Job Title:
Temp Serv Prof Exempt
No Grade - Annual
Pay Rate Type:
Rosana Ng Chang
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