Assistant Facility Services Manager

Posting Open Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Application Review Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2020
Description of Work: 

Assists Facility Services Manager on management of all care, maintenance and project needs of the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including physical plant and its operating systems, interior furnishings and fixtures. Helps oversee all aspects of building maintenance and housekeeping, conversion and engineering tasks related to the operation of the Lied Center. Full supervision of maintenance and building and grounds team. Fills in for the Facilities Services Manager in their absence, to include supervision of custodial staff. Conducts yearly staff performance evaluations and ensures adherence to building policy and procedures. Plans and budgets for renovation projects, building upkeep, repairs and furnishings and fire, life and safety projects. Creates scope of work required for projects to be worked in-house, or seeks out contractors and bids and works with UNL FMP code officials on acquiring permits, acceptable contractors for work, scheduling work, quality control, ensuring regulatory and code compliance and ensuring deadlines are met and work is performed in a professional manner. Prioritizes all building events, repairs or project needs. Performs custodial duties when necessary, such as: dusting; vacuuming; carpet cleaning; wall, window and mirror cleaning; emptying debris daily; floor services, including scrubbing, stripping and waxing on a scheduled basis; cleaning all restroom fixtures; and maintaining, restocking and taking inventory of all supplies. Assists with moving tables and chairs for event room set-ups when necessary. Assists maintenance staff with performing routine maintenance duties, such as: light plumbing, carpentry and painting repairs; wall/floor/door surface repairs; brass refinishing; changing of V belts, lube motors and filters; checking building for repairs and security; and snow and ice removal.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent plus three years of experience performing commercial building maintenance, including two years of preventive maintenance program work on mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience in training, motivating, and supervising staff. Custodial experience. Customer service experience. Knowledge, skills, and understanding of building trades and mechanical systems. Working knowledge of electrical systems, steam systems, HVAC/Refrigeration, and plumbing repair. Familiarity with and skilled in the use of an extensive variety of both hand and power tools. Familiarity with basic safety procedures and OSHA Guidelines. Knowledge of the safe and effective use of cleaning chemicals and operation of tools and equipment used in custodial operations. Experience must demonstrate organizational and detail orientation skills. Basic computer and email skills. Ability to provide routine and preventive maintenance to all Lied facilities including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, venue furnishings and general building structure; read blue prints or schematics, troubleshoot building and equipment problems and make decisions on methods while working independently; multi-task own projects while overseeing the work of maintenance, custodial, and independent contracting staff; maintain and follow a budget; and follow through on projects. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Associate’s degree plus three or more years of experience performing comparable duties in a similar venue. Experience that demonstrates welding, plumbing, carpeting, soldering, carpentry, painting, laminating, drywall and finishing skills. Licensed general contractor.

Posted Salary: 
For questions or accommodations, please contact: 

Natalie Stroud

Job Type: 
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5): 

Daytime hours and weekends, 12-9PM on event days.