San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on March 8, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by March 7, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
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This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
Under the general direction of Director of Facilities Services, the Assistant Director of Custodial Services will plan, direct, and oversee all aspects of Custodial services. Incumbent assists with the development, administration, and effective use of budgets for assigned labor, supplies, and equipment; supervises staff responsible for the day-to-day activities of custodial services; conducts site inspections; responsible for employee performance management activities including evaluations, staff development, training and counseling or disciplinary matters; organizes and facilitates job and safety training for the proper and efficient use of equipment and materials.
Incumbent supervises personnel, conducts performance evaluations, inspects completed work; makes commendations and recommendations for counseling or reprimand, creates reports for work managed, uses the Work Order system to provide a strong preventive maintenance organization to the University. Writes reports and gives presentations on miscellaneous maintenance items.
As a member of Facilities Services Management Team and SDSU’s administration, incumbent works with various constituencies to improve services and resolve problems; maintains continuing contact with faculty, staff, students, and campus administrators to identify needs and expectations, coordinate services and support, and achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with the services provided.
Provide a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials. Consistent meeting of university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill. Follow-up on every project or task to insure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the Facilities Services Director. Maintains a responsible attendance record and consistently meets deadlines. Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization. Seeks customer feedback, is responsive to customers and takes appropriate action for the situation.
Performs work in a manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in Facilities Services and the university community. Maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department and campus community by practicing individual dignity, using tact and diplomacy, and always being respectful and civil. Uses respectful communication when dealing with people in all situations and demonstrates restraint, fairness and firmness. Works effectively to understand by carefully listening to understand prior to being understood.
Must be able to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy communicating effectively to resolve problems and proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, make suggestions and ask pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication. Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Works to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and takes appropriate actions.
Ability to conduct hazard assessments, and address those hazards accordingly, and applies controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follows-up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate actions(s) and provides the necessary reports and documentation.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,750 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Bachelor’s degree and five years of supervisory experience in a facilities operation environment, or a combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
In addition to the required experience, an additional five years of supervisory experience.
Experience in a higher education/multi-building facilities environment.
Experience providing leadership and supervision to a large group of employees (50+ FTE).
Experience supervising staff in a collective bargaining environment.
Demonstrated experience and skill to routinely monitor production and quality of work being produced by staff and set performance standards, observing behavior, providing objective feedback, counseling, and implementing corrective action as needed to mediate disputes or otherwise help to resolve conflicts; and to provide effective leadership/coaching/mentoring.
Demonstrated experience and skill to assess staff capabilities and workloads and redistribute when necessary.
Demonstrated experience and skill to teach/train staff in all aspects of job duties/responsibilities.
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All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.