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Assistant Vice President Operations and Maintenance

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Residential Prop Ops / Maint - 801150
Pay Grade: D - Exempt
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Position Summary: The AVP Operations and Maintenance is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all operations and maintenance activities and access control for the entire campus community. The department is comprised of 75 full-time employees and 25-30 student employees. The Assistant Vice President is responsible for managing a budget of approximately $34 million which is allocated for maintenance and repairs, renovations, general upkeep, custodial, contract services and for access control on all campus and residential buildings. She/he is responsible for ensuring the proper maintenance and operations of over 5 million square feet of facility space. Additionally, the AVP, Operations and Maintenance has the overall responsibility for access control, including management, installation, maintenance and repair of card readers, keys, locks, and door hardware for over 14,000 doors in all campus buildings.
Minimum Qualifications:

o Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, interior design, or related field
o At least 10 years demonstrated experience in facilities maintenance/management and operations or in all phases of construction/renovation project management from initial concept through construction administration to final occupancy
o Excellent, proven financial management skills and experience managing large budgets. (i.e. over $20M)
o At least six years progressively responsible experience managing a team/group of at least 5 individuals in which at least four years have been in a supervisory capacity
o Demonstrated experience in all phases of facilities operations and maintenance including troubleshooting, repair, scheduling, supervision, recordkeeping and report writing
o General knowledge of applicable housing commercial building codes and regulations as well as maintenance practices
o Demonstrated effective communications skills, in both oral and written forms
o Demonstrated experience collaborating across multiple units and with various constituents
o Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the University, which Includes maintaining a low-risk driving record. Must be available after hours and on weekends/holidays for consultation, as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

o Property management knowledge and demonstrated experience managing a team of property managers
o Facility operations and maintenance experience in a college/university setting, including performing these activities in both main campus and residential settings
o Knowledge of lock shop operations, key control and distribution, door locks and hardware
o Experience working with diverse constituents in a higher education environment
o Facilities management professional association certification (i.e. APPA CEFP, IFMA FMP, etc.)
o Experience with union labor personnel management

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at https://udayton.edu/coronavirus.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


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