The University of New Haven is seeking applications for the position of Supervisor of Facilities Services. This Supervisor is responsible for overseeing Facilities Services Custodians in support to the University of New Haven. The Supervisor of Facilities Services is responsible for scheduling, assigning, tracking and inspecting all work assigned to their reports and will assure all shift responsibilities are completed in a safe and timely fashion. The Supervisor will also provide support for Laborer and Mechanical Services, Events, and Conference Services. The successful supervisor candidate ensures operating procedures are in place, current and followed to meet all regulatory requirements, including OSHA, DEEP, EPA, Heath Codes, etc. The Supervisor of Facilities Services recommends process improvements to ensure the department is following current best practices and recommends new equipment and product purchases to achieve this. Responsible for supplies and equipment inventory. The Facilities Supervisor for the Custodial staff works very close with all other supervisors within the department and assists in all areas as directed. The Facilities Services Supervisor must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a strong team player.
The Supervisor of Facilities Services for the Custodians must have excellent logistical coordination skills, working knowledge of housekeeping operations, standard cleaning procedures, custodial equipment, cleaning chemicals, and their safe handling, familiarity with minor maintenance operations. Must have a college degree and 2 years of supervisory experience or 8 years of progressive facilities related to leadership responsibilities. Excellent communication skills, computer skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people is required. The successful candidate will routinely be working with managers, supervisors, faculty, staff, bargaining unit employees and contractors.
The Supervisor of Facilities services must be available for weekend coverage on a rotating basis and is considered essential personnel.
Internal Number: 20-05M
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.