The University of New Haven is seeking applications for the position of Supervisor of Facilities Services - Laborer Services. This position is responsible for overseeing Facilities Services Laborers in support to the University of New Haven. The position is responsible for scheduling, assigning, tracking and inspecting all work assigned to their reports and will assure all shift responsibilities are completed in a safe and timely fashion. Laborer work consists of furniture and equipment moves, event set-ups/tear-downs and minor custodial and maintenance support as well as other duties. The successful supervisor candidate insures operating procedures are in place, current and followed to meet all regulatory requirements, including OSHA, DEEP, EPA, Heath Codes, etc. The Supervisor of Facilities Services recommends process improvements to ensure the department is following current best practices and recommends new equipment and product purchases to achieve this. Responsible for tool and equipment inventory. The candidate will work very close with all other supervisors within the department and assists in all areas as directed. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and be a strong team player.
The Supervisor of Facilities Services for the Laborers must have excellent logistical coordination skills, be familiar with typical indoor and outdoor event set-ups, as well as working knowledge of safe furniture handling, inventory and transportation. This person must also be familiar with minor maintenance operations, standard cleaning procedures, and cleaning equipment and chemicals and their safe handling. Must have a college degree and 2 years supervisory experience or 8 years of progressive facilities related leadership responsibilities. Excellent communication skills, computer skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people is required. The successful candidate will routinely be working with managers, supervisors, faculty, staff, bargaining unit employees and contractors.
The Supervisor of Facilities services must be available for weekend coverage on a rotating basis.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers ...programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.