Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Typical Schedule: 7:00am 3:30pm, Monday Friday
Director of Facility Operations
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for four consecutive years.
Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions on the field and in the classroom. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.
Our Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, has an outstanding opportunity for a Director of Facility Operations.
This position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Event and Facility Operations, and is responsible for the operation and supervision of the maintenance program supporting ICA facilities, including management, maintenance, enhancements, and budgetary resources. The Director will lead and maintain an organizational culture that emphasizes our core values and fosters an inclusive, collaborative, innovative, and nimble environment.
Supervise maintenance, grounds and custodial operations for ICA Facilities. Manage maintenance and labor contracts. Manage delivery of maintenance services provided to ICA by UW Facilities Services and outside vendors. Assist as necessary with the maintenance and operations of Husky Stadium.
Develop and manage the ICA Facilities maintenance budget of approximately $1.2 million, including participation in capital improvement planning and project development. Ensure that budget goals are met. Approve all expenditures for facilities maintenance.
Directly supervise gardener leads, maintenance mechanics, utility worker supervisors and utility leads. Supervise and assist with the work of hourly and contract labor staff. Maintain compliance with collective bargaining agreements for staffing practices, policies, and procedures. Oversee HR processes for full-time and part-time facilities staff. Manage security roles in the Workday HR/Payroll system related to this position.
Develop and manage preventive maintenance plans for facilities and grounds. Create and update facility operations manuals. Monitor the ICA maintenance request email and respond to staff as necessary. Respond to emergencies and initiate needed repairs to facilities and grounds. Establish quality assurance measures for program activities. Establish safety procedures and standards for ICA staff and facilities. Establish and maintain reports and documentation for program activities and present regular reports to ICA leadership.
This position is designated as one that performs an essential function. This position's incumbent must continue to report to work in the event that the University suspends operations because of severe weather, natural disaster, or other emergency conditions.
Develop and manage operational plans for sporting events and special events within the athletic facilities. Supervise and execute the facility set-up and clean-up of Husky Stadium for football games, commencements, and other events. Assist in planning and directing the operational activities, event set-ups, and change-overs in all facilities.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
A bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in facility operations and maintenance, or equivalent experience
Management and/or experience in performing maintenance and repair tasks within facilities and grounds.
Strong knowledge of facility and grounds operations.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in performing maintenance and repair tasks of athletic equipment and athletic competition surfaces.
Familiarity with Division I intercollegiate athletics or other sports environment.
Knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12, and Washington state rules and regulations.
Ability to develop and deliver training or assessment programs.
Experience utilizing Microsoft Office computerized maintenance management systems, or housing information management systems.
Experience with budget, payroll, and purchasing software systems.
Conditions of Employment:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.