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Associate Director, Maintenance

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29191811 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $87,300 - $163,300

Position Information

UC Riverside's Auxiliary Facilities Services is recruiting for the Associate Director of Maintenance. The Associate Director, Auxiliary Services Facilities oversees the daily operation of maintenance services and smaller scale project work for Auxiliary Services' owned/operated properties. Auxiliary Services (AS) is comprised of Housing Services, Dining Services, Early Childhood Education, Transportation Services, Campus Business Services, and Finance & Business Operations. AS facilities is comprised of 105 buildings/structures totaling approximately 2.6M sf. Maintenance activities cover routine, preventative, reactive, and planned. The Associate Director directly manages and provides leadership to three maintenance/trades supervisors and indirectly oversees 28 technicians who have demonstrated experience and knowledge with carpentry, HVAC, food service refrigeration, paint, electrical, plumbing, access/lock shop and zone maintenance. Ensures adherence to safety requirements including OSHA, UC, campus/city/county/state process and policies. Tracks and follows up on work order reports, staff workloads and more complex repair needs. Holds a delegated authority designation for the department in order to manage minor maintenance and FFE projects including planning, determination of scope, schedule, vendor outreach, budget and bid/procurement/payment processes. In conjunction with the Director, Auxiliary Services Facilities and unit supervisory colleagues, demonstrates subject matter expertise for maintenance, skilled crafts, trades and other related work; represents the department on campus and UC-wide work groups. Responsible for operational budgets and good stewardship of university resources. Holds a critical role with AS emergency planning, response and recovery; expected to assist and provide leadership for a variety of emergency situations.

The full salary range for the Associate Director, Maintenance is $84,100 - $157,500 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $120,800 annually.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


License Requirement
Valid Driver License Required


Certification Requirement
Certification in a specialty skilled trade. Required


Experience Requirement
8 - 13 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Experience in fiscal management and establishment of annual budgets for multiple funds and departmental units. Required
Higher education facilities experience. Preferred
Experience working in a union-represented environment. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required
Public Driving Record Required
Must be available for on-call emergencies. Required
Travel Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Strong technical skills in the trades.
Strong knowledge of facilities maintenance and administration.
Ability to promote and maintain a safe working environment through subordinate supervisors/staff.
Ability to ensure that quality and customer service standards are communicated, implemented and continually monitored.
Ability to ensure that subordinate staff provide quick, accurate and appropriate response to both routine maintenance issues as well as emergency response to more urgent situations.
Strong management skills to include organization, interpersonal and written and oral communication, long-and short term planning.
Ability to motivate and inspire subordinate staff to provide the highest level of service to campus constituents.
Broad knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.
Ability to provide reports on budgets, operational costs/expenses, staffing, equipment, schedules, work order tracking, metrics, etc.
Demonstrated working knowledge of diverse building types/infrastructures and establishment of preventative and reactive maintenance programs to ensure appropriate upkeep levels.
Proficient in computer programs such as MS Word, Excel and work order systems (Famis, TMA, Maximo).
Knowledge of human resources procedures, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, and performance management.
Working knowledge and/or experience of UC systems, polices, procedures and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance/trades work in a portfolio with diverse building types/ages.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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