At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
How do you define a quality life? Recreational Sports helps each individual pursue that answer by providing a wide variety of fitness and wellness programs. Supporting this larger mission requires a focus on daily activities, consistent values, and the continual pursuit of a long-term vision. We're committed to providing an atmosphere and an environment that is accessible, accommodating, and inclusive for a wide range of people and a wide range of abilities.
The Department of Recreational Sports offers members of the UC Berkeley community an extraordinary experience to live active and meaningful lives while on campus.
Programs and services range from group fitness, aquatics, adventure trips, drop-in fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, personal training, WorkFit, and many other activities. Recreational Sports is enhanced by its indoor and outdoor facilities, including three indoor locations, four pools, five tennis courts, and an outdoor adventure center at the Berkeley Marina.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: July 15, 2022.
Coordinates and/or performs repairs and enhancements to buildings, structures and equipment.
Prioritizes work requests and schedule work assignments.
Enforces, reviews, and interprets space planning and allocation assignments for department.
Works closely with campus staff including Physical Plant staff, PDC project managers and inspectors as well as contractors and trades personnel.
Coordinates regular inspection of facilities.
Oversees inventory, maintenance and storage of equipment, tools, supplies, vehicles, etc.
Maintains equipment and supplies in safe working condition in compliance with industry standards and CAL-OSHA.
Inspects facilities and reports and/or corrects all unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
Coordinates repairs and corrections resulting from inspecting agencies such as campus Fire Marshall, campus Environment Health and Safety or CAL-OSHA.
Provides documentation of corrections.
Ensures RS adherence to guidelines established by CAL-OSHA and the campus EH&S Department.
Directly oversees budgets and scheduling issues for assigned projects, ensuring on-budget and on-time performance.
Establishes/maintains good working relationship with diverse populations including internal departmental units, campus service providers such as Capital Projects, EH&S and Police, and external regulatory agencies such as State Fire Marshall, to coordinate the planning, design, and implementation of facilities, new buildings, and modifications and to ensure sufficient support for project implementation.
Provides expertise in selection of design professionals, fee and contract negotiations, project code compliance and regulations, engineering and technical support, campus policies and project development.
Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope.
Ensures project requirements are defined, building management contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established and financial terms conditions of contract are identified.
Develops and maintains facility annual budget in excess of $1.9 million in addition to capital projects of approximately $1.4 million.
Monitors adherence to maintenance plans and schedules.
Selects, develops, evaluates, and directly supervises a large maintenance and custodial staff (15 fte) and one administrative assistant with a focus on staff performance and development, team building and communications, resolution of issues and conflicts, review and approval of work.
Provides technical support for home events and programs such as Caltopia, Special Olympics, and other RSF events.
Works closely with Events Management component to organize and execute events.
Strong skills to facilitate and collaborate with various internal and external constituencies on long- and short-term facilities planning and management.
Strong analytical, research and report preparation skills to meet regulatory and budgetary reporting requirements.
Broad knowledge in the areas of facilities management, space planning and allocation, security, fire and safety and emergency preparedness.
Strong skills in management, regulatory compliance and operations planning.
Strong skills in leadership, motivation of staff and team building.
Strong skills in verbal and written communications.
Strong skills supervising in a union environment.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, and eligible for full UC benefits.
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $62,300.00 - $90,700.00.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.