Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there's no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation's education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation's only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.
Columbus State Community College seeks an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to join the Facilities Management team. The Maintenance Supervisor will manage a team of Maintenance Technicians that are responsible for carrying out daily routine and preventive maintenance duties. The Supervisor will work with various vendors to establish and ensure the scope of work is being performed at quality standards. The position will collaborate with the other supervisors in the department in order to meet department objectives.
Under the direction of the Operations Manager, supervises bargaining unit maintenance staff by assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction, resolving work problems, communicating job expectations, training employees, and identifying development opportunities. Ensures all work performed meets quality standards. Approves employee leave and authorizes overtime as appropriate; conducts annual employee evaluations, recommends pay increases, promotions and other personnel actions; participates in employee selection process, reviews and develops processes for efficient operations to meet the needs of campus staff, faculty and students. Manages and verifies that work orders and preventative maintenance of building equipment is carried out. Schedules and prioritizes work. Coordinates and schedules repairs and maintenance of building equipment. Organizes and holds various meetings and training sessions for staff members. Participates in campus meetings and workshops.
Manages multiple projects including writing request for proposals, soliciting bids, obtaining quotes, purchasing and completion of capital improvement projects ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws and standards. Establishes and maintains contracts with various vendors. May prepare bids and contracts purchases with vendors. Oversees spending and acquisition of maintenance materials. Keeps accurate records. Maintains employee records, files and other sensitive subject matter. Maintain confidentiality of student records and other information.
COLLABORATIVE FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE PLANNING
Makes recommendations for capital repair and replacement of equipment. Participates in planning and building phases of construction. May assist with snow removal and planning. Works with project managers to ensure all work meets college standards. Collaborates with other campus services and departments. Works in cooperation with other key areas of the College (e.g. Equity & Compliance, Police Department, Information Technology, Planning Design & Construction, etc.).
OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages multiple assignments of varying complexity while meeting federal as well as internal regulations and procedures, with the ability to adapt to changing needs of the College and business partners. Subject to 24-hour emergency calls and may have to report in when necessary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: building maintenance methods, materials, equipment and supplies; common safety practices; preventative maintenance methods.
Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solve effectively; identify areas in need of maintenance work.
Skill in: Oversight of safe and effective operation and use of maintenance tools and equipment; building maintenance; problem solving; attention to detail; maintaining documentation and records; verbal and written communications; customer service; application of Microsoft Office products.
USUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer, frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls when installing hardware or software. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force up to 10 pounds. With multiple conference spaces as well as meetings across the campus, employee regularly walks outside to other buildings.
Typical office environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices.
Minimum qualifications for this position are Associate's Degree or equivalent trade's education with 3 to 5 years of maintenance, supervisory, and project management experience. Experience with building automation controls, HVAC troubleshooting, electrical wiring, circuitry, and planning/prioritizing deferred maintenance. Employee must be insurable to operate a vehicle, as a condition of initial and continued employment. An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience managing Union employees.
Internal Number: req2726_1578069060
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.