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Director, Facilities Custodial Services

Apply now Department: 3670060020 Fac Custodial Services
Job no: 504890
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Executive / Director / Management, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades

About This Role:

The Director of Facilities Custodial Services position will play a vital leadership role in the management and operations of the University. Providing executive leadership with an emphasis on customer service to campus units in accordance with the University’s strategic plan and the Campus Master Plan. Planning, organizing, directing and coordinating line, professional, and specialized staff comprised of more than 120 custodial, refuse, recycling, and pest control personnel. These staff members are responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of the academic, research space, and office facilities, estimated at approximately 6.4M maintainable gross square feet (MGSF) of university campus properties. This position will also exercise financial control of an annual budget in excess of $6.5M, including operating funds composed of state and recharge funding.

  • Overseeing the management of all phases of custodial operation and maintenance
  • Overseeing the management of the solid waste removal and recycling program
  • Conducting job-specific training to maintain and encourage safety procedures
  • Overseeing the recruitment, interviewing, hiring, promotion, and disciplinary actions of staff
  • Responsible for budget development, execution, and purchasing

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals — all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off for vacation, sick, and holidays.

To learn more visit:  http:/www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and five to 10 years of relevant experience. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Personnel Administration, Labor Relations, Business, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience in facilities services management, specifically related to Custodial and/or Building Maintenance in a large, complex organization
  • Managerial experience with personnel and administration
  • Experience in developing training programs for custodial and/or building maintenance
  • Customer service experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver license with good driving record upon employment.
  • KSU Introduction to Supervision training completed during initial probation period.

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted electronically and must include the following in a single pdf file:

  1. Letter of interest addressing how your skills and experiences match the qualifications listed in this position announcement
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references including titles and contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

The search committee will accept applications and nominations until October 31, 2018. The committee will begin identifying candidates to interview on week of November 5, and initial interviews will take place the week of November 12.

Salary Range:

$ 62,770-$100,440

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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