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SENIOR BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 02-27551
Posted Job Title SENIOR BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR
School Name School of Arts and Sciences
Org Chemistry
Posted to the Web 12/18/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/

Duties

Supervise, coordinate & administer operations (including maintenance, repair, renovation, knowledge of HVAC systems, housekeeping, safety and security) in assigned buildings and in surrounding grounds with the objective of insuring optimum delivery . Serve as the liaison between building occupants and all University Departments and outside vendors responsible for building operations. Troubleshoot problems, recommend and implement solutions to problems and emergencies. Supervise Service Mechanic and assigned Building Services Assistants. Monitor Housekeeping supervision. Prioritize building needs. Coordinate utility shutdowns and emergency drills. Coordinate special events. Maintain on-call status in case of utility shutdowns, emergencies, service requests, or investigations in assigned buildings.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years experience, or equivalent combination of education & experience; experience in academic setting preferred; computer experience required including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, calendar & E-mail; demonstrated understanding of technical aspect of planning for operating & maintaining mechanical, plumbing, electrical & structural systems & housekeeping services of large & complex buildings; excellent verbal & written communication skills required; ability to supervise, coordinate, work cooperatively & instruct others; ability to interact with diverse community; accurate & prompt record keeping & attention to problems required, with appropriate follow-up; must be highly organized & able to prioritize; valid driver’s license required.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/33445

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Other Social Media Site
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have a valid driver’s license?
    • YES
    • NO
  5. * Do you have experience working in an academic setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you possess a demonstrated understanding of technical aspect of planning for operating & maintaining mechanical, plumbing, electrical & structural systems & housekeeping services of large & complex buildings?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter