The Department of Physical Education and Recreation (PE and Rec) at the University of Oregon seeks a qualified Coordinator of Facilities to manage and supervise custodial operations to ensure a safe and service friendly environment for all who participate in the facilities and programs at the Student Rec Center and our satellite facilities.
The Coordinator of Facilities is responsible for the administration of custodial operations which involves direct supervision of 8 in-house custodial staff and contractors in the performance of sanitation and labor needs to ensure customer service, safety, cost effectiveness, timeliness, sanitation code compliance and adherence to industry standards and practices.
This position performs inspections and surveys to gather information for maintenance needs to improve PE & Rec facilities. Scope of facilities includes the Student Recreation Center (a multi-purpose recreation/physical education facility) and three satellite facilities (Gerlinger Hall/Annex, Mac Court, and Student Tennis Center) that are shared among other departments/entities.
The Coordinator makes decisions on work priorities, necessary supplies and equipment, the means of accomplishing duties, training requirements and delivery of required custodial trainings, and personal and public safety. Work productivity as well as safety of self, co-workers, and facility users is affected by these decisions.
The ability to work a flexible schedule including, early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.
This position reports to the Associate Director for Facilities as well as works cooperatively and collaboratively with PE and Rec staff, all members of the Facilities and Operations team, and other institutional stakeholders.
PE and Rec plays a vital role at the University of Oregon in educating, engaging, and inspiring the campus community to live active, balanced lives! As part of the Division of Student Life, we expand learning beyond the classroom and facilitate positive experiences to support physical, emotional, and social wellbeing, as well as student success. We actively cultivate a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment at the Student Rec Center that honors diverse needs and encourages people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate.
PE and Rec offers world-class facilities, a long tradition of curricular-based physical education classes, and a growing and diverse set of programs, but what really sets the department apart is the culture co-created by the people who work here. We are committed to equity, inclusion, and social justice and foster a diverse and culturally-aware community. PE and Rec team members are cooperative and collaborative, both within and outside the department, and we strive for excellence in everything we do for our community. We demonstrate integrity in our interactions and challenge each other to continually grow and develop. We also can’t fail to mention that we have a lot of fun together!
We encourage candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive environments, work effectively on teams, and serve an increasingly diverse University of Oregon campus community.
For a full list of qualifications and competencies and to apply for the position please refer to the UO jobs page:
For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by May 16, 2021 11:59 PM PST.
Complete application packet includes uploading a cover letter and resume as well as uploading your answer to the supplemental question. Applications that do not include all three of these required materials will not be reviewed.
Note: Position is subject to a criminal background check.
The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action/ Veterans/Disability Institution committed to cultural diversity.
Four (4) years of personnel supervisory experience with service staff
Two (2) years of custodial services experience in a commercial setting
CPR and 1st Aid certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment
Working knowledge of computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, e-mail, database tracking, and maintenance management system)
Excellent oral and written communication skills along with customer service experience
A comprehensive understanding of university recreation center facility operations and services
Two (2) years of experience overseeing laundry equipment and services
One (1) year demonstrated experience working with schedule management systems
Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree
Internal Number: 527340
About University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is the only Oregon University System member of the highly selective Association of American Universities (AAU) and is distinguished by the strength and breadth of its instructional and research programs as well as by its sense of community and diverse outreach activities. Located in Eugene, a vibrant city of about 140,000, UO enrolls 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Recreation Center (SRC) is central to student life on campus. A major component of the SRC capital master plan was completed in 1999-2000 and most recently in January of 2015. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation is comprised of four primary areas, each headed by an Associate Director: 1. Recreation Programs (intramural sports, fitness, aquatics, rock wall, informal recreation, special programs & youth camps) 2. Physical Education (academic course curriculum) 3. Facilities 4. Operations, Assessment, Development and Business Services. Physical Education & Recreation reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Life. Other units of Student Life include Dean of Students, Career Center, Erb Memorial Union, Holden Leadership Center and Parent and Family P...rograms. University of Oregon is one of the only large universities in the nation that administers a credit granting Physical Education curriculum within the administrative structure of campus recreation. Over 5,000 UO students take courses each term choosing from over 180 options. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation therefore provides a unique diversity of employment including both academic teaching and recreation leadership opportunities. The University of Oregon has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.