ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES: Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus. Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 300,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 735 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Communications. Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.SUMMARY: MCP is a division of Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE). It supports the educational mission of the University by providing housing services for 13,000 students and their families and 18,000 summer visitors living in 350 facilities on the Stanford campus totaling approximately 5 million square feet. The Maintenance and Building Security group provides routine and emergency reactive maintenance as well as preventive and corrective maintenance and contracted services management to all Housing facilities, Dining Halls, and other R&DE-managed facilities. JOB PURPOSE: Oversee and manage assigned staff, including other supervisors/managers, engaged in facilities management or building/equipment maintenance. Participate in department/unit strategic management. CORE DUTIES*:
Under the general direction of the Building Access and Security Manager, the Structural Trades Technical Advisor provides leadership, direction in the areas of building access control systems and carpentry. Responsibilities include existing building condition assessments, work quality evaluations, failure analysis, new products and materials guidance/application evaluation, providing effective technical leadership and direction in the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and operations of assigned buildings and develops strategic plans to further improve the effectiveness of the Maintenance Operations group.
Oversee the daily operation and management of assigned facilities and programs, including scheduling and assigning work to staff and coordinating with staff, subcontractors, and/or vendors; coaching lower level managerial staff; overseeing staffing and performance evaluation of assigned staff; contributing to department or division staffing needs forecast.
Perform accurate trouble-shooting/problem solving for issues related to building access systems - mechanical and electronic - and carpentry-related systems including waterproofing, door types/applications, fire-rated assemblies, ensuring a high level of repair work quality through field quality assurance checks
Function as the back-up liaison with the projects group
Update department door hardware, access systems, carpentry-related construction standards; function as the maintainer of this document
Performs building access and carpentry-related construction plan reviews for R&DE projects
Keeps current with evolving technology in these fields providing recommendations for specific systems in specific applications, systems upgrades, existing systems replacement with appropriate justification.
Clarify and resolve problems spanning multiple areas or technical fields and/or oversee or develop programs within assigned facilities.
Manage and/or develop budget for area of responsibility, including staffing, maintenance, contracts, etc.
Manage ongoing service contracts as applicable.
Participate in department/unit strategic management, including making recommendations involving short-term planning for facility-type projects and for longer-range programs/projects; providing input into long-range financial, budgeting, and programmatic planning and development; providing input into the development of policies and procedures; interpret and manage policies and procedures for assigned area.
Oversee and/or monitor project activities; ensure integration with larger unit goals; coordinate with staff, subcontractors, and/or vendors.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in engineering or other appropriate technical area, or combination of technical education, training, and experience. Two or more years of experience managing facilities operations and maintenance staff in an environment with a variety of building types (administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, residential & dining facilities, auditoriums, etc.). Desired journey-level certification in locksmithing, carpentry, or related field Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations, and policies. Ability to conduct job site inspections to ensure compliance.
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
Demonstrated high skill levels in mechanical and electronic building access control systems and a comprehensive understanding of carpentry-related building components and systems. Requires extensive experience/technical background to specify, troubleshoot, repair, train staff in appropriate means and methods and new products installations.
Demonstrated knowledge of types of access control systems and carpentry-related building components used in the industry and their typical life cycles.
Demonstrated experience managing service contracts.
Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets.
Demonstrated experience planning, developing, and implementing programs.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing including explaining technical information to non-technical audiences.
Ability to interpret planning specifications, documents, working drawings, and related reports.
Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.
Occasionally kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
May work at heights 4 - 10 ft.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
Location: Residential & Dining Enterprises, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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