Penn State University University Park , PA 16802
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The College of Health and Human Development (HHD) at Penn State seeks a highly motivated team player with a customer-service focus to fill a Facilities Representative role in a dynamic and growing college. The Facilities Representative reports to the Director of Facilities in the College of Health and Human Development Dean's Office with primary duties that cover all aspects of building operations and maintenance.
This role provides direct support to units across the entire college. HHD is organized into 8 academic departments and 5 research centers with over 900 faculty & staff members operating from 16 locations (13 on-campus, 3 off-campus). College facility types range from standard office spaces to highly sophisticated research laboratories with customized equipment.
The successful candidate will be responsible for effective coordination with units from Penn State's Office of the Physical Plant (OPP) and external vendors to ensure maintenance requests and approved construction projects satisfy established requirements. Documented experiences should reflect familiarity with construction project management, cost estimating awareness/funds tracking, facilities maintenance, access control procedures, physical security, inventory management, and occupational safety.
Advanced interpersonal and communications skills are necessary as is the capacity to work independently and within various teams. Practical problem-solving and organizational skills are also needed. This is a supervisory position with responsibility for hiring and daily supervision of on-site technical-service employees. Supervisory duties include the development of work schedules and oversight of prioritized assignments.
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive.
We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. In HHD, enriching the lives of others is our mission. We believe in the power of human capacity for growth and live that mission by meeting challenges, both big and small, with excitement and energy every day. We invite you to come grow with us.
Education and Experience:
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Technical proficiency with common computer applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.
Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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