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Student Assistant-Building Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Assistant-Building Manager
Working Title Building Manager - University Commons
Job Description

Summary
The Building Manager (BM) is a leadership position with a high degree of responsibility in the area of facilities management. The role of the Building Manager is to reasonably meet the needs of University Commons’ guests and customers. Specifically, the Building Manager on duty is responsible for the general management and oversight of the facility and all meetings and special events taking place at that time. Additionally, the Building Manager is responsible for supervising and assisting other student staff; ensuring building security; implementing emergency procedures; and assisting with final room set- ups, Audio/Visual equipment, and maintaining the cleanliness of University Commons and Student Involvement.

Duties
1. Manage all day-to-day operations of University Commons and Student Involvement facility including opening and closing the building.
2. Complete hourly rounds of University Commons, checking for any and all safety and security concerns.
3. Set up and operate audio/visual equipment, sound systems, and video projectors as needed. Ensure that all meeting rooms are opened for scheduled events, and locked promptly after. Understand and uphold all Union policies.
4. Utilize Event Management System to assess and confirm daily reservations. Unlock rooms for scheduled events; restore room set-ups as appropriate and ensure rooms and building are appropriately secured each evening.
5. Effect and assist with set-up for events in University Commons and other assigned venues. At conclusion of events, secure all equipment and report any damage of equipment or facility to Productions Services Manager via Trello/BM Reports.
6. Serve as a quality control agent to ensure the appearance and cleanliness of the facility is properly maintained.
7. Seek out opportunities to provide customer service and/or assistance to guests in University Commons.
8. Regularly assess the facility and report any security or maintenance issues to the proper department and annotate status of problem or issue via Building Manager’s Report.
9. Respond to last minute changes in schedule.
10. Attend bi-weekly manager meetings and one-on-one supervisor meetings
11. Attend all scheduled meetings and training sessions
12. Complete other tasks as assigned
13. Supervise event services crew and, as needed, weekend Facility Services Assistants. Support Service Desk operations and technical services as needed.
14. Make contact with customer to ensure set-up of event is accurate and complete and all equipment is in working order; regularly check in with customer to ensure event is running smoothly and customer is satisfied.
15. Manage crises/emergencies in an effective and timely manner; make calls to appropriate personnel/departments as required.
16. This position may be required to drive state vehicles or rented vehicles in the course of departmental, divisional, or university business.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a student enrolled for credit. Applicants may be a student at UWF or any other college, university or high school. A student enrolled at an institution other than UWF must provide proof of attendance by submitting a registration/fee payment receipt from the school they will attend.  

Preferred Qualifications

Selection Criteria

1. Ability to work independently with little supervision
2. Dependable and ability to follow-through with tasks.
3. Must be able to handle emergency situations comfortably
4. Must show commitment to the job and an understanding of the job responsibilities
5. Possess and display attention to detail in his or her day-to-day work.
8. Ability and comfortableness with handling large amounts of responsibility, including supervision of peers.
9. Willingness and interest in supervising peers
10. Effective communication skills
11. Flexibility and problem solving ability
12. Have a desire to learn through a challenging hands-on experience
13. Must maintain a GPA of a 2.0 or better

Salary Range $9.50/hr

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Requisition Number ST00147PO
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 08/18/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu.

Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume.

An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.

For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your preferred work availability?
    • Mornings
    • Midday
    • Evenings
    • Nights
    • Weekends only
    • Anytime
  2. * Are you a student enrolled for credit? Applicants may be a student at UWF or any other college, university, or high school.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a student enrolled for credit at UWF?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents