Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Facilities Supervisor ensures that all residential life facility areas are properly furnished and maintained throughout the calendar year. The position is directly responsible for all furnishing assigned to 7,700 residents, residence hall common areas, lounges, and within residential life storage facilities.
The day-to-day responsibilities include responding to student furniture work order requests and the replacement of residence hall furnishings. The Facilities Supervisor provides training and supervision of approximately 15 students during the academic year and up to 30 student employees during the summer. Other daily responsibilities include managing deliveries of large furniture replacements items, cutting and hanging shades, changing furniture inserts, and performing light furniture refurbishing/refinishing as needed.
Working with Residential Life staff, the position is responsible for the inventory of all furnishings. This includes making recommendations for replacement furnishings and maintaining accurate inventory data pertaining to items in the off-site warehouse in storage locations within the residence halls.
The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the inventory system and database is accurate and up to date. The Facilities Supervisor works with other facilities and technology staff to ensure that all furnishings and their conditions are recorded electronically.
The Facilities Supervisor coordinates activities related to the off-site warehouse, including maintaining order and control within the space, coordinating deliveries, and working with the Boston College warehouse supervisor as necessary.
The position maintains all student lounge and common areas which includes making recommendations for better use of space, necessary furnishings needed to improve the space, as well as reporting all maintenance and housekeeping issues. This position is also responsible for conducting ongoing inspection and evaluation of all resident housing facilities.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $39,700 to $49,600; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Must have good customer service skills
Good computer skills are required; familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive, StarRez, and ABO or other work order ticketing systems preferred
Experience managing inventory both physically and electronically preferred
Experience with inventory databases and systems preferred
Experience with project management and project management training preferred
Knowledge of basic hand tools and repairs to furnishings is required. Previous supervisory experience and experience moving furniture required
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2946
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.