Facility Services Manager

Posting Open Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2019
Application Review Date: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Description of Work: 

Facility Services Manager oversees all care, maintenance and project needs for the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including physical plant and its operating systems, interior furnishings and fixtures. Directs all aspects of building maintenance and housekeeping, conversion and engineering tasks related to the operation of the Lied Center. Oversees the supervision of the building maintenance staff and manages the custodial staff. Conducts yearly staff performance evaluations and ensures adherence to building policy and procedures. Plans and budgets for renovation projects, building upkeep, repairs, furnishing replacements and fire, life and safety projects. Creates the scope of work required for projects to be worked in-house, or seeks out contractors and bids and works with UNLFMP code officials on acquiring permits, 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 with repairs and project needs.

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: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent plus four years of experience with building construction and remodel, including two years of preventive maintenance work on mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems. Experience in training, motivating, and supervising staff. Custodial experience. Customer service experience. 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 OSHAGuidelines. Knowledge of the safe and effective use of cleaning chemicals and operation of tools and equipment used in custodial operations. Basic computer and email skills. Ability to develop, maintain, and follow a budget. Experience must demonstrate attention to detail and ability to follow through on projects.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Associate’s degree plus four 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): 

Evenings & weekends based on events & building needs.

Planned Hire Date: 
Monday, July 15, 2019