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Building Services Supervisor


Apply now Job no: 503860
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Facilities

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

 

About the Opportunity:

Under the direction of the Academic and Residential Operations Manager of Building Services to ensure a clean and safe working environment for the university community. To inspect all areas including classrooms and to train physical plant services personnel on all aspects of their duties. Inspect the performance of all personnel of their daily routines.

 

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Academic and Residential Operations Manager of Building Services to ensure a clean and safe working environment for the university community. To inspect all areas including classrooms and to train physical plant services personnel on all aspects of their duties. Inspect the performance of all personnel of their daily routines. Conduct formal written inspection reports in order to measure the manner and progress of the department such as equipment, chemicals, supplies and all other materials used in the performance of services. Respond to customer concerns, via phone, electronic mail, and in person. Perform administrative duties as required including, but not exclusively, employee attendance records, coordinate special cleaning requests and involved with all training materials and programming. Review and monitor tasks and frequencies of contract cleaning vendors to ensure compliance under Building Services guidelines. Review, inspect and report on all classrooms, as well as areas in which special events (such as open houses, dedications, and commencements) will be taking place, reports will be completed on a daily basis. Input work requests for Services and Trades as needed throughout nightly inspections. Follow protocol and take the appropriate actions and notify the appropriate administrators and personnel in an emergency situation to ensure the health and safety of the university community including but not limited to floods, fires, snow and ice. Responsible for the daily inspection and yearly maintenance of all classroom space with regards to supplies, furniture, window treatments, AV equipment, projection screens, carpeting/ tile, and ceiling and light fixtures, etc. *40-hour work

   

 

Qualifications:

Five years or more of supervisory experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to direct and motivate others. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to meet all of the above departmental needs and goals. Must be able to work overtime when required. Must have proven ability to interact with all levels of administrative personnel. Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver's license and pass the university physical exam. This position requires a criminal background check. The Building Services Supervisor is considered Essential Personnel. This is a condition of employment. All University staff members must successfully complete a 90-day probationary period. *40 hour work week. Job description subject to change based upon the University needs and demands.

 


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Salary Grade:

 71

Additional Information:

*40 hour work week. Job description subject to change based upon the University needs and demands.

 

This posting covers three open positions with the following schedules:

  • Sunday 6AM-2:30PM, Monday through Thursday 12PM-8:30PM (2nd shift differential)
  • Tuesday through Saturday 10PM-6:30AM (3rd shift differential)
  • Tuesday through Saturday 6AM-2:30PM (no shift differential)

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

 

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